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Trudeau, Merkel discuss situation on Russian border, relations with China
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Trudeau, Merkel discuss situation on Russian border, relations with China

16-Apr-2021
Ottawa [Canada], April 16 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and discussed several issues, including the tensions between Russia and Ukraine, along with "common priorities and shared values" regarding relations with China.
16-Apr-2021 World
Niranjani Akhada announces conclusion of Kumbh
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Niranjani Akhada announces conclusion of Kumbh

16-Apr-2021
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], April 16 (ANI): As the COVID-19 cases are increasing across the country, Panchayati Niranjani Akhada, one of the 13 akhadas, on Thursday announced the conclusion of the Kumbh on April 17.
16-Apr-2021 National
Buckingham Palace reveals guest list for Prince Philip’s funeral
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Buckingham Palace reveals guest list for Prince Philip’s funeral

16-Apr-2021
London [UK], April 16 (ANI): Buckingham Palace has revealed the names of 30 people who will make up at the congregation at the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip's funeral service on Saturday.
16-Apr-2021 World
Earthquake of magnitude 3.5 strikes Himachal’s Kangara
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Earthquake of magnitude 3.5 strikes Himachal’s Kangara

16-Apr-2021
Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) [India], April 16 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 on the richter scale struck Himachal Pradesh's Kangara at 3 am on Friday, according to the National Centre for Seismology.
16-Apr-2021 National
COVID-19: Telangana SSC exams cancelled
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COVID-19: Telangana SSC exams cancelled

16-Apr-2021
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], April 16 (ANI): Telangana Secondary School Certificate (TS SSC) exams have been canceled due to the present COVID-19 pandemic situation in the state, informed special chief secretary of Telangana government Chitra Ramchandran on Thursday.
16-Apr-2021 National
Centre, states seek to fulfil demand of Remdesivir, medical oxygen amid surge in COVID-19 cases
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Centre, states seek to fulfil demand of Remdesivir, medical oxygen amid surge in COVID-19 cases

16-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): Amid the sudden surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, several states have witnessed shortage of the anti-viral drug Remdesivir and medical oxygen.
16-Apr-2021 National
BBMP launches new COVID-19 helpline number for Bengaluru
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BBMP launches new COVID-19 helpline number for Bengaluru

16-Apr-2021
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 16 (ANI): The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar (BBMP) Palike on Thursday introduced a helpline number 1912 that offers direct Covid19-related assistance. The helpline number was launched by the BBMP Commissioner Gaurav Gupta here.
16-Apr-2021 National
Biden says recent conversation with Putin was ‘candid and respectful’
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Biden says recent conversation with Putin was ‘candid and respectful’

16-Apr-2021
Washington DC [US], April 16 (ANI): US President Joe Biden said his recent conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin concerning bilateral relations was "candid and respectful."
16-Apr-2021 World
Brazilian SC upholds decision to overturn sentence for Lula
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Brazilian SC upholds decision to overturn sentence for Lula

16-Apr-2021
Brasilia [Brazil], April 16 (ANI/Sputnik): The Brazilian Supreme Court has upheld the earlier court's decision to overturn the sentence for former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, thus recognizing the guilty verdict of a court of the Parana state void.
16-Apr-2021 World
Chinese military using American software tech to develop advanced weaponry: US lawmakers
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Chinese military using American software tech to develop advanced weaponry: US lawmakers

16-Apr-2021
Washington DC [US], April 16 (ANI): Amid rising tensions with China on multiple fronts, US lawmakers are seeking tighter restrictions on sales of chip-making tools to Chinese companies which can be used for military hardware such as hypersonic weapons.
16-Apr-2021 World
Three arrested in Indore for black marketing of Remdesivir injections
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Three arrested in Indore for black marketing of Remdesivir injections

16-Apr-2021
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], April 16 (ANI): Indore's Special Task Force (STF) has arrested three people in connection with black marketing of anti-viral drug Remdesivir used in the treatement COVID-19 patients. The police have recovered twelve 'export printed' Remdesivir injections from their possession.
16-Apr-2021 National
71 journalists arrested in Myanmar since February: UN
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71 journalists arrested in Myanmar since February: UN

16-Apr-2021
New York [US], April 16 (ANI): At least 71 journalists have been arrested by Myanmar authorities since the military coup in February, UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said in a press briefing on Thursday.
16-Apr-2021 World
Thackeray thanks PM Modi after Centre allows Mumbai’s Haffkine to produce Covaxin
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Thackeray thanks PM Modi after Centre allows Mumbai’s Haffkine to produce Covaxin

16-Apr-2021
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 16 (ANI): Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allowing Maharashtra-government owned Haffkine Institute to manufacture Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, on the basis of transfer of technology.
16-Apr-2021 National
100 new hospitals to have their own oxygen plant under PM-CARES Fund
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100 new hospitals to have their own oxygen plant under PM-CARES Fund

16-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): The government on Thursday took decisions for easier availability of essential medical equipment and oxygen in the wake of rising cases of COVID-19 and said 100 new hospitals will have their own oxygen plant under PM-CARES Fund and another 50,000 MT of medical oxygen will be imported.
16-Apr-2021 National
India to import 50,000 MT of Medical Oxygen, MEA tasked to explore sources
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India to import 50,000 MT of Medical Oxygen, MEA tasked to explore sources

16-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): Amid the spiralling of Covid-19 cases across the country, the Centre has decided to import 50,000 metric tonnes (MT) of Medical Oxygen to address the shortage in the hospitals, for which the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) via its missions abroad is being tasked to identify and explore from where oxygen can be imported.
16-Apr-2021 World
Weekend curfew in Rajasthan from today 6 pm to Monday 5 am
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Weekend curfew in Rajasthan from today 6 pm to Monday 5 am

16-Apr-2021
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], April 16 (ANI): The Rajasthan government has announced a weekend curfew in the state from 6 pm on Friday till 5 am on Monday to curb the Covid-19 spread.
16-Apr-2021 National
Pakistan bans radical Islamist party TLP, to move SC for its dissolution
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Pakistan bans radical Islamist party TLP, to move SC for its dissolution

16-Apr-2021
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 16 (ANI): After banning the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), under the country's anti-terrorism law, the federal government of Pakistan is now set to move to Supreme Court for dissolution of the radical Islamist party that caused violent protests this week following the arrest of their leader, The Express Tribune reports.
16-Apr-2021 World
Over 300 Delhi police personnel test positive for COVID-19, 15 admitted to hospital
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Over 300 Delhi police personnel test positive for COVID-19, 15 admitted to hospital

16-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): Over 300 Delhi Police personnel who are at the forefront of efforts to ensure that people are adhering to the Covid-19 restrictions, have been tested positive for coronavirus in the last few days.
16-Apr-2021 National
KCR has not fulfilled promises to people from backward sections: National Backward Castes Welfare Association
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KCR has not fulfilled promises to people from backward sections: National Backward Castes Welfare Association

16-Apr-2021
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], April 16 (ANI): Dasu Suresh, official spokesperson of the National Backward Castes Welfare Association, on Thursday alleged that Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrashekhar Rao had not fulfilled many of his promises to the backward and poor sections.
16-Apr-2021 National
Biden to host South Korean counterpart in late May
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Biden to host South Korean counterpart in late May

16-Apr-2021
Washington DC [US], April 16 (ANI/Sputnik): President Joe Biden will host President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in in the second half of May to discuss the relationship between two countries and looks forward to his meeting with Japan's prime minister, White House spokesperson Jen Psaki said in a briefing on Thursday.
16-Apr-2021 World