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13 patients dead in fire at COVID hospital in Maharashtra’s Palghar
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13 patients dead in fire at COVID hospital in Maharashtra’s Palghar

23-Apr-2021
Palghar (Maharashtra) [India], April 23 (ANI): At least 13 patients died on Friday after a fire broke out at an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a COVID hospital in the Virar area of Maharashtra's Palghar district.
23-Apr-2021 National
Far-right Israelis, Palestinians, police clash in Jerusalem
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Far-right Israelis, Palestinians, police clash in Jerusalem

23-Apr-2021
Tel Aviv [Israel], April 23 (ANI/Xinhua): Clashes erupted in Jerusalem on Thursday night among right-wing Israeli, Palestinian protesters and the police.
23-Apr-2021 World
US military to help with search for missing Indonesian submarine
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US military to help with search for missing Indonesian submarine

23-Apr-2021
Washington [US], April 23 (ANI): The United States military will use its aircraft to help look for an Indonesian submarine that went missing on Wednesday with 53 people on board.
23-Apr-2021 World
Family in Rajasthan village hires helicopter to bring home first girl child born in 35 years
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Family in Rajasthan village hires helicopter to bring home first girl child born in 35 years

23-Apr-2021
Nagaur (Rajasthan) [India], April 23 (ANI): A family in a village in Rajasthan's Nagaur district went all out to welcome the first girl child born in their house in 35 years and to mark the occasion, they hired a helicopter to bring the newborn daughter from the house of her maternal grandparents.
23-Apr-2021 National
Three rockets land near Baghdad airport in Iraq
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Three rockets land near Baghdad airport in Iraq

23-Apr-2021
Baghdad [Iraq], April 23 (ANI/Xinhua): Three Katyusha rockets were fired at the Baghdad International Airport area without causing casualties, the Iraqi military said on Thursday.
23-Apr-2021 World
Death toll from COVID-19 in Colombia surpasses 70,000
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Death toll from COVID-19 in Colombia surpasses 70,000

23-Apr-2021
Bogota [Colombia], April 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of people who have died due to COVID-19 in Colombia has risen by 430 and has surpassed the 70,000 mark, the national Ministry of Health said.
23-Apr-2021 World
3.4 mn people in Myanmar will suffer from hunger within 6 months, warns World Food Programme
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3.4 mn people in Myanmar will suffer from hunger within 6 months, warns World Food Programme

23-Apr-2021
Naypyitaw [Myanmar], April 23 (ANI): Within the next six months, 3.4 million people will go hungry, over and above the 2.8 million people considered to be food insecure in Myanmar before the military takeover, according to the World Food Programme (WFP).
23-Apr-2021 World
Karnataka govt allots Rs 400 crore for procuring 10 million Covid-19 vaccine doses
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Karnataka govt allots Rs 400 crore for procuring 10 million Covid-19 vaccine doses

23-Apr-2021
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 23 (ANI): Karnataka government has set aside Rs 400 crore for the procurement of 10 million Covid-19 vaccine doses, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has announced.
23-Apr-2021 Coronavirus
US House passes bill to make Washington DC the 51st state, tough Senate fight ahead
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US House passes bill to make Washington DC the 51st state, tough Senate fight ahead

23-Apr-2021
Washington DC [US], April 23 (ANI): The House of Representatives voted Thursday (local time) on a bill that would admit Washington DC as the 51st state of the United States. The legislation passed along party lines with a vote of 216 (D) to 208 (R) with no Republicans voting in favour.
23-Apr-2021 World
30 patients flee COVID-19 care centre in Tripura
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30 patients flee COVID-19 care centre in Tripura

23-Apr-2021
Agartala (Tripura) [India], April 23 (ANI) Thirty COVID-19 patients recently escaped from a COVID care centre located in Agartala in Tripura.
23-Apr-2021 Coronavirus
Despite imposing fine, Chinese authorities getting unsettled due to Alibaba’s influence over media assets
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Despite imposing fine, Chinese authorities getting unsettled due to Alibaba’s influence over media assets

23-Apr-2021
Beijing [China], April 23 (ANI): Despite Chinese regulators slapping a record fine of 18.2 billion yuan (2.8 billion dollars) on Alibaba Group, authorities in the country are getting unsettled due to the growing influence of the e-commerce giant over media assets.
23-Apr-2021 World
More than 500 tonne liquid oxygen available at JSPL Angul: Naveen Jindal
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More than 500 tonne liquid oxygen available at JSPL Angul: Naveen Jindal

23-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI) Amid a severe shortage of oxygen across the country in the wake of increasing COVID-19 cases, steelmaker Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) has announced that more than 500 tonnes of liquid oxygen is available at its Angul plant.
23-Apr-2021 Coronavirus
Japanese lawmakers form parliamentary alliance in support of Mongolians in China
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Japanese lawmakers form parliamentary alliance in support of Mongolians in China

23-Apr-2021
Tokyo [Japan], April 23 (ANI): Japanese lawmakers have launched a parliamentary alliance aimed at "protecting Mongolian culture from assimilation policies of the Chinese government".
23-Apr-2021 World
Jharkhand to provide free COVID-19 vaccine to all above 18 years of age: CM
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Jharkhand to provide free COVID-19 vaccine to all above 18 years of age: CM

23-Apr-2021
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], April 23 (ANI) All residents of Jharkhand above 18 years will be given free vaccination for COVID-19, state Chief Minister Hemant Soren has announced.
23-Apr-2021 Coronavirus
Ecuador registers 2,550 COVID-19 cases in one day
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Ecuador registers 2,550 COVID-19 cases in one day

23-Apr-2021
Quito [Ecuador], April 23 (ANI/Xinhua): Ecuador's ministry of health reported on Thursday 2,550 new COVID-19 cases and 120 more deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally to 365,393 cases and 12,915 deaths.
23-Apr-2021 Coronavirus
COVID-19: DDMA issues guidelines to regulate oxygen distribution across Delhi
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COVID-19: DDMA issues guidelines to regulate oxygen distribution across Delhi

23-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI): The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has issued new guidelines for supply and allocation of oxygen supply across the national capital and said oxygen supply to all health establishments will be strictly regulated as per allocation orders issued by the government from time to time.
23-Apr-2021 Coronavirus
Pune pharmacist arrested for black marketing of Remdesivir injections
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Pune pharmacist arrested for black marketing of Remdesivir injections

23-Apr-2021
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], April 23 (ANI): A pharmacist has been arrested for black marketing of anti-viral drug Remdesivir in Pune.
23-Apr-2021 National
US needs Japan to counter China’s ascension: Report
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US needs Japan to counter China’s ascension: Report

23-Apr-2021
Tokyo [Japan], April 23 (ANI): US needs its allies, and most importantly Japan, to counter China's ascension, according to an article published in Nikkei Asia.
23-Apr-2021 World
ICMR gets govt’s nod for drone trial for Covid-19 vaccine delivery
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ICMR gets govt’s nod for drone trial for Covid-19 vaccine delivery

23-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI): The ministry of civil aviation (MoCA) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have granted conditional exemption to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for conducting a feasibility study of the Covid-19 vaccine delivery using drones in collaboration with Indian Institue of Technology (IIT) Kanpur.
23-Apr-2021 Coronavirus
India, US committed to work together in achieving ambitious climate and clean energy targets: MEA
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India, US committed to work together in achieving ambitious climate and clean energy targets: MEA

23-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI): India and the United States are firmly committed to work together in achieving ambitious climate and clean energy targets, the ministry of external affairs (MEA) has said.
23-Apr-2021 World