US Presidential debate: Biden targets Trump on COVID-19 response, President defends himself calling it ‘China’s fault’ \
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US Presidential debate: Biden targets Trump on COVID-19 response, President defends himself calling it ‘China’s fault’

30-Sep-2020
Washington [US], September 30 (ANI): US President Donald Trump has defended his response to the coronavirus pandemic, calling it a China's fault adding that he had received praise from governors for doing a "phenomenal job."
30-Sep-2020 World
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US election 2020: Trump and Biden to face-off in first presidential debate \
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US election 2020: Trump and Biden to face-off in first presidential debate

30-Sep-2020
Washington DC [US], September 30 (ANI): US President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are set to square off today (local time) in Cleveland for their first of three debates -- a socially distanced affair in which the candidates won't shake hands.
30-Sep-2020 World
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BJD to launch month-long COVID-19 awareness drive from Oct 2 \
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BJD to launch month-long COVID-19 awareness drive from Oct 2

30-Sep-2020
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], September 30 (ANI): Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will launch a month-long campaign from Gandhi Jayanti for sensitising people in the state on the use of mask, hand washing, social distancing and following COVID-19 guidelines.
30-Sep-2020 National
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Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till October 31 with more relaxations \
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Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till October 31 with more relaxations

29-Sep-2020
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 29 (ANI): Tamil Nadu government has extended the COVID-19 lockdown till October 31, 2020, with some more relaxations.
29-Sep-2020 National
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Vegetable prices rise in Hyderabad as supplies hit by rainfall, customers buy smaller quantities \
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Vegetable prices rise in Hyderabad as supplies hit by rainfall, customers buy smaller quantities

29-Sep-2020
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], September 29 (ANI): The price of vegetables at Rythu Bazaar, Mehdipatnam and several other places has increased as supplies have been hit by heavy rainfall.
29-Sep-2020 National
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Harsh Vardhan and Santosh Kumar Gangwar release booklet ‘COVID-19–Safe Workplace Guidelines for Industry’ \
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Harsh Vardhan and Santosh Kumar Gangwar release booklet ‘COVID-19–Safe Workplace Guidelines for Industry’

29-Sep-2020
New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour and Employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Tuesday released a booklet on 'COVID-19--Safe Workplace Guidelines for Industry' through the virtual platform.
29-Sep-2020 National
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Tamil Nadu Extends Lockdown Till October 31 But Eases Restrictions, Centre’s Unlock 5 Guidelines Awaited \
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Tamil Nadu Extends Lockdown Till October 31 But Eases Restrictions, Centre’s Unlock 5 Guidelines Awaited

29-Sep-2020
Even as the lockdown was extended by another month, the restrictions were further eased as part of the strategy to gradually restore normalcy. Restaurants and tea shops are now permitted to remain open from 6 am to 9 pm, instead of the current limit of 8 pm. The take-away counters can operate till 10 pm in the night, reports citing the government order said.
29-Sep-2020 National
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Aftab Shivdasani Tests COVID-19 Negative, Urges Fans to Be Cautious and Careful (View Post) \
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Aftab Shivdasani Tests COVID-19 Negative, Urges Fans to Be Cautious and Careful (View Post)

29-Sep-2020
Aftab is relieved as finally, he has tested negative for COVID-19. He took to his Instagram and informed his fans about this good news. Read on.
29-Sep-2020 Entertainment
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Second sero-survey reveals 1 in 15 individuals aged 10 years or above exposed to COVID-19 in India by August: ICMR chief \
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Second sero-survey reveals 1 in 15 individuals aged 10 years or above exposed to COVID-19 in India by August: ICMR chief

29-Sep-2020
New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI): One in 15 individuals aged 10 years or above were estimated to be exposed to SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) by August 2020, according to the findings of India Council of Medical Research (ICMR) second sero-survey, said Dr Balram Bhargava, Director General of ICMR on Tuesday.
29-Sep-2020 National
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Application of forensic DNA technology critical to deter sexual predators as rape complaints reach pre-pandemic levels \
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Application of forensic DNA technology critical to deter sexual predators as rape complaints reach pre-pandemic levels

29-Sep-2020
New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Although India saw a steep drop in reported cases of rape in the first month of the nationwide lockdown earlier this year, the menace is rearing its ugly head again with several incidents being reported from across the country and brutal rapes making national headlines once again.
29-Sep-2020 Business
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