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Covid-19: India unfazed by HCQ trial halt

TOI Top Stories - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 20:44
While WHO has suspended HCQ trials, stoking further doubts about the efficacy of the drug in dealing with Covid-19, India is unlikely to roll back its medicine diplomacy in haste. The government, however, has asked its missions to check with countries it was looking to donate HCQ to if they still wanted the antimalarial drug.
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Government Open Sources Aarogya Setu App Code After Facing Criticisms

NDTV Top News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 20:14
NITI Aayog has open sourced the code of the Aarogya Setu app weeks after privacy concerns were raised by various experts.
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Ranveer Singh On Deepika Padukone: "I Would Have Been Lost" Without Her

NDTV Top News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 20:13
"I think I wouldn't have been able to cope with the pressures of being a movie star, if she wouldn't have been there," said Ranveer Singh
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As US toll nears 1 lakh, Trump berates China

TOI Top Stories - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 20:06
Deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in the United States are poised to tick over 100,000 on Tuesday even as President Donald Trump congratulated himself for “great reviews on our handling of Covid-19” amid a bitter partisan political battle over his administration’s approach to the crisis and rising tensions with China.
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Mukesh Ambani prepares Jio for overseas IPO

TOI Top Stories - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 19:56
Reliance Industries Ltd is working with banks on early preparations for an overseas listing of its digital and wireless business, people with knowledge of the matter said, after the unit attracted more than $10 billion of investment in a month.
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Mukesh Ambani Prepping Overseas IPO For Jio: Report

NDTV Top News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 19:32
The offering could happen in the next 12 to 24 months and the company hasn't decided on a listing venue.
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TikTok Video Leads To Telangana Man's Reunion With Family After 2 Years

NDTV Top News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 19:19
A TikTok video of food being distributed to people hit by the coronavirus lockdown has led to the reunion of a Telangana man with his family after two years.
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Dead Bats Found In UP's Gorakhpur, Sent To Veterinary Research Institute

NDTV Top News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 19:12
A large number of bats were found dead in Gorakhpur's Belghat area on Tuesday morning, triggering panic among residents.
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Rajasthan's Churu Sizzles At 50 Degree Celsius Amid Severe Heatwave

NDTV Top News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 19:12
Severe heatwave conditions prevailed in parts of Rajasthan on Tuesday, with the mercury touching 50 degree Celsius in Churu district.
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Actor Sonu Sood, Hero On Twitter, Announces New Move For Migrants

NDTV Top News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 19:12
Twitter is flooded with appreciation posts for Sonu Sood. "The on screen villain is an inspiring hero in reality. The real gem," read a tweet while another added: "Respect."
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Military brass meets PM amid tension with China

TOI Top Stories - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 19:03
In the midst of escalating border tension between Indian and Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a meeting with National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and the three service chiefs with a focus on bolstering India's military preparedness to deal with external security challenges, government sources said.
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Exclusive: Royal Enfield Meteor 350 To Be Launched By The End Of June 2020

NDTV Top News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 18:54
There's some exciting news coming in from Royal Enfield as the motorcycle manufacturer is readying to launch its next product in the market. Now, we have been telling you about the Royal Enfield...
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China's Xi urges preparedness for military combat

TOI Top Stories - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 18:53
President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday China would step up its preparedness for armed combat and improve its ability to carry out military tasks as the coronavirus pandemic is having a profound impact on national security, state television reported. China's performance in fighting the new coronavirus has shown the success of military reform, Xi was quoted as saying.
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NDTV Exclusive: China Expands Airbase Near Ladakh, Fighter Jets On Tarmac

NDTV Top News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 18:43
Satellite images show massive construction activity at a high altitude Chinese air base, located just 200 kilometres away from the Pangong Lake, the site of the skirmish between forces of India and...
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PM Meets NSA, Chief Of Defence Staff Over India-China Face-Off In Ladakh

NDTV Top News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 18:35
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding a high-level meeting to discuss the stand-off with China. Those attending include the three service chiefs, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and the Chief...
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Heatwave in several parts of north, west India

TOI Top Stories - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 18:33
Several parts of north and west India reeled under scorching heatwave with the temperature touching 50 degrees Celsius in Rajasthan's Churu district on Tuesday, even as the meteorological department predicted very heavy rainfall in Assam and Meghalaya till May 28.The national capital recorded a maximum of 47.6 degrees Celsius in the Palam area, while most places here saw their maximum temperatures six notches above the normal.
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