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Pan-Pan! Facebook plea gets Sri Lankan chef off Italy-bound cruise 8.4.2020 Reuters: South Asia News
A Sri Lankan chef stuck aboard a cruise ship headed to Europe managed to get ashore in Colombo this week after issuing a social media plea for help from his government.
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Bengal Government Throws Cold Water On Buzz About Alcohol Home Delivery 8.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
For a few hours in Kolkata today, the bleak tidings of COVID-19 and the possibility of the lockdown being extended were pushed to the back benches by news that the West Bengal government was going to...
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Sensex, Nifty end lower on fears of lockdown extension 8.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
Indian stocks closed lower on Wednesday as investors locked in some recent gains amid fears of an extension of the coronavirus-led lockdown and its impact on business.
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Recruiter PageGroup cuts more jobs, directors' pay as fee income slides 8.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
Recruiter PageGroup said on Wednesday it would lay off another 250 staff in April and cut directors' pay by 20%, as the company and fellow recruiter Robert Walters reported an 11-12% fall in net fee income in the first quarter and braced for more pain to come. PageGroup, which operates in 36 countries and helps hire executives, professionals and clerical staff, joined other recruiters in cancelling dividend and suspending forecast due to the coronavirus ...
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Ola, Uber To Be Used For Non-COVID-19 Emergencies: Karnataka Government 8.4.2020 NDTV News - Cities
Karnataka has entered into an agreement with app-based taxi service Ola Cabs to help transport people to the nearest of over 200 pre-approved hospitals in case of medical emergencies other than those...
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New Zealand suspends rugby indefinitely due to COVID-19 8.4.2020 Reuters: Sports News
The suspension of club and community rugby in New Zealand has been extended indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the sport's resumption now contingent on health ministry guidance, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) said on Wednesday.
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'Painful lesson': how a military-style lockdown unfolded in Wuhan 8.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
As the world grapples with the escalating coronavirus pandemic, China reopened the city of Wuhan on Wednesday, allowing its 11 million residents to leave for the first time in over two months, a milestone in its effort to combat the outbreak.
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BHP Group says 'small number' of COVID-19 cases among staff but no hit to operations 8.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
BHP Group said on Wednesday that a "small number" of its total workforce had been confirmed with COVID-19, but it had not impacted operations at any of its operations.
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Pulp friction: Border jams delay supply of toilet paper's only ingredient 8.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
As several European borders limit travel to stop the spread of COVID-19, two of the world's biggest pulp makers say transportation logjams are delaying shipments of the raw material - the only ingredient in the toilet paper that people are hoarding to weather ...
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Nifty, Sensex rebound to jump 3%; banks, pharma stocks rally 8.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
Indian stocks clawed back early losses to jump more than 3% on Wednesday, as hopes of a phased lifting of an ongoing country-wide lockdown aided investor sentiment.
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Coronavirus: 10 policemen in Bhopal got infection from Tablighi Jamaat members, says senior officer 8.4.2020 Scroll.in
The police officer said the force traced 32 jamaats, of which 12 jamaats attended the Nizamuddin Markaz event in Delhi last month.
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Rijiju reviews SAIs steps on athletes engagement 8.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Rijiju reviews SAIs steps on athletes engagement
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Lockdown pushes transgenders to the brink of starvation 8.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Lockdown pushes transgenders to the brink of starvation
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Nifty, Sensex drop in early trade, auto stocks slip 8.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
Indian shares slipped more than 1% in early trade on Wednesday, in line with broader Asia, as investors weighed the slowing rate of COVID-19 infections against rising deaths across the globe.
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China lifts 73-day lockdown of virus epicentre Wuhan 8.4.2020 Rediff: News
The Wuhan lockdown was lifted even as epidemiologists warned that it is not the time to completely lower the guard and ease on full-scale restrictions, considering the looming asymptomatic patients and possible rebound in infections, the official media reported.
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Asha Workers Allegedly Manhandled During COVID-19 Survey In Karnataka 8.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
In another incident of health staff involved in coronavirus containment facing trouble, two ASHA workers were allegedly manhandled at Kudachi in Belagavi district in Karnataka on Tuesday while...
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Sjoerd Marijne happy to stay back with Indian women's hockey team 8.4.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
With social distancing being the norm, the nation-wide lockdown has become a challenging period for the Indian women's hockey team members who are stuck at SAI Bengaluru since the beginning of the 21-day lockdown.
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India Will Soon Cure COVID-19 Patients With Ayurvedic Treatment: Minister 8.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik has expressed confidence that COVID-19 can be treated with Ayurveda, adding that in the absence of scientific validation the ancient Indian medicinal stream has only...
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Japan declares state of emergency, nearly $1 trillion stimulus for coronavirus 7.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday declared a state of emergency to fight coronavirus infections in major population centres and rolled out a nearly $1 trillion stimulus package to soften the economic blow.
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Wall Street jumps at open on coronavirus slowdown hopes 7.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
U.S. stocks jumped at the opening bell on Tuesday, as early signs of a slowdown in coronavirus cases in U.S. hot spots raised hopes that sweeping lockdown measures were working.
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