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CBSE exams for Class 10 cancelled, class 12 postponed

CBSE exams for Class 10 cancelled, class 12 postponed

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams for Class 10 have been cancelled and the exams for Class 12 postponed in view of the exponential spike in Covid-19 cases across the country ...

India's new coronavirus cases hit record; Mumbai prepares for lockdown

India's new coronavirus cases hit record; Mumbai prepares for lockdown

India's new coronavirus infections reached a record on Wednesday, as crowds of pilgrims gathered for a religious festival despite oxygen shortages and strict curbs in other areas.

S.Korea aims to fight Japan's Fukushima decision in world tribunal

S.Korea aims to fight Japan's Fukushima decision in world tribunal

South Korean President Moon Jae-in ordered officials on Wednesday to explore petitioning an international court over Japan's decision to release water from its Fukushima nuclear plant, his spokesman said, amid protests by fisheries and environmental groups.

Sudan invites Ethiopia, Egypt to Nile dam summit

Sudan invites Ethiopia, Egypt to Nile dam summit

Sudan's prime minister has invited his Egyptian and Ethiopian counterparts to a closed meeting to discuss the long-running dispute over Addis Ababa's mega-dam on the Blue Nile, his office said.

Minnesota police chief, officer who fatally shot Black man, both resign

Minnesota police chief, officer who fatally shot Black man, both resign

A suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a Black motorist during a scuffle following a routine traffic stop and the police chief who called the slaying an apparent accident both resigned on Tuesday in the face of civil unrest.

India seeks Covid vaccine imports as cases surge

India seeks Covid vaccine imports as cases surge

India is to fast-track emergency approvals for Covid-19 vaccines that have been authorised by Western countries and Japan, paving the way for possible imports of Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, and Moderna shots.

Will ‘waive’ Covid-19 vaccine, says Duterte

Will ‘waive’ Covid-19 vaccine, says Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he will “waive” his chance to get a Covid-19 vaccine, arguing elderly people like him should not be prioritised.

Virus shutdown sparks exodus from Dhaka

Virus shutdown sparks exodus from Dhaka

Tens of thousands of people scrambled to get the last trains, buses and ferries out of Dhaka yesterday before a nationwide transport shutdown to halt the spread of coronavirus took hold.

Myanmar ‘could be heading towards full-blown conflict’

Myanmar ‘could be heading towards full-blown conflict’

The UN rights chief warned yesterday Myanmar could be spiralling towards a “full-blown” Syrian-style conflict, after a two-month crackdown that a local monitoring group says has already claimed more than 700 lives.

US pauses use of J&J vaccine, rollout delayed in Europe

US pauses use of J&J vaccine, rollout delayed in Europe

US federal health agencies recommended yesterday pausing the use of Johnson & Johnson (J&J)’s coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine for at least a few days after six women under age 50 developed rare blood clots after receiving the shot, dealing a fresh setback to efforts to tackle the pandemic.

Word up! Scrabble marks UK lockdown easing with light show

Word up! Scrabble marks UK lockdown easing with light show

Some of Britain’s favourite words were projected onto buildings around London to mark the easing of lockdown restrictions and National Scrabble Day yesterday.

All US troops to quit Afghanistan by September 11

All US troops to quit Afghanistan by September 11

President Joe Biden will remove all US troops from Afghanistan before this year’s 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, finally ending America’s longest war despite mounting fears of a Taliban victory, officials said yesterday.

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