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    Serum to apply for vaccine licence in two weeks

    Agence France-Presse . Pune | Updated at 12:23am on November 30, 2020

    The world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume said Saturday it would apply for an emergency licence for a coronavirus vaccine within two weeks, and that...

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    Indian farmers continue to protest at Delhi’s border

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:21am on November 30, 2020

    Indian farmers on Sunday continued to protest at Delhi’s Singhu and Tikri border entry points opposing the new farm laws, reports Times of India online....

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    Coronavirus costs Trump’s re-election: Pak PM

    New Age Desk | Updated at 10:54pm on November 29, 2020

    Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan says US president Donald Trump would have easily won the 2020 US presidential election despite all the media projections against...

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    Suicide car bomb kills 30 Afghan security personnel

    Agence France-Presse .Ghazni, Afghanistan | Updated at 01:47pm on November 29, 2020

    A suicide car bomber struck an army base in Afghanistan on Sunday killing at least 26 security personnel, officials said, in one of the bloodiest...

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    India farmers refuse offer of alternate protest site

    New Age Desk | Updated at 11:58pm on November 28, 2020

    Indian farmers will not relent till they reach central Delhi - the seat of power from where the government sought votes from them - and...

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    Pakistan releases left-wing leader after nine-year imprisonment

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 09:56am on November 28, 2020

    Pakistan has freed a political activist who was serving a life sentence in the country’s semi-autonomous north, part of the contested Kashmir region also claimed...

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    Doctors warn over Delhi’s ‘suicidal’ half-marathon

    Agence France-Presse .New Delhi | Updated at 01:12pm on November 27, 2020

    Top doctors had warned elite runners were taking a major health risk by competing in Sunday’s New Delhi half-marathon in the midst of coronavirus outbreak...

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    Five people killed in Gujarat hospital fire

    United News of Bangladesh / Xinhua.New Delhi | Updated at 11:53am on November 27, 2020

    At least five COVID-19 patients were killed early Friday in a devastating fire inside a hospital in India’s western state of Gujarat, officials said. The...

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    Two soldiers killed in Indian Kashmir

    United News of Bangladesh / Xinhua . Srinagar | Updated at 11:30am on November 27, 2020

    At least two troopers were killed on Thursday after extremists attacked their contingent in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said. The Indian army was attacked in...

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    Mass evacuations hailed for casualty-free India cyclone

    Agence France-Presse . Puducherry | Updated at 11:19pm on November 26, 2020

    Accurate forecasting and the evacuation of several hundred thousand people helped avert any loss of life after a cyclone clobbered southeast India, authorities said Thursday,...