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    Priest who shared stage with Modi tests COVID-19 positive

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:57pm on August 14, 2020

    The head of Ram Temple trust in Ayodhya, who shared stage with India prime minister Narendra Modi and several other VIPs during the groundbreaking ceremony...

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    UK govt faces backlash

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 03:01am on August 14, 2020

    The British government faced criticism on Thursday after education officials downgraded more than a third of pupils’ final grades in a system devised after the...

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    US relaxes H1B, L1 visa rules

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:11am on August 13, 2020

    The Trump administration has relaxed some rules for H1B visas that allow applicants currently outside the United States being considered for a visa if they...

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    Myanmar urged to ensure Rohingyas in polls

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:24am on August 14, 2020

    Fortify Rights urged the government of Myanmar to abolish the National Verification Card process and amend the 1982 Citizenship Law enabling Rohingyas to participate in...

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    Countries tighten rules as global toll tops 7,50,000

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:20am on August 14, 2020

    The total number of people killed by the novel coronavirus around the world passed 7,50,000 on Thursday, with some countries toughening control measures as caseloads...

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    Biden, Harris vow to 'rebuild' America post-Trump

    Agence France-Presse. Wilmington | Updated at 10:31am on August 13, 2020

    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris launched their joint White House bid Wednesday, with the newly-minted vice presidential nominee saying Americans are ‘crying out for leadership’...

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    Lebanon assembly ratifies state of emergency after deadly blast

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 01:37am on August 14, 2020

    Lebanon’s parliament Thursday approved a two-week state of emergency in Beirut declared after last week’s gigantic and deadly explosion that gives the army greater powers...

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    Global warming makes tropical soils leak CO2: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:38am on August 14, 2020

    Tropical forest soil warmed in experiments to levels consistent with end-of-century temperature projections released 55 per cent more CO2 than control plots, exposing a previously...