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Kerala makes hiding travel history a crime as India confirms at least 60 COVID-19 cases

India has also cancelled all visas and e-visas granted on or before March 11 to nationals of France, Germany and Spain.

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As WHO warns of "very real" COVID-19 threat, countries extend measures

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned of a "very real" threat that the new coronavirus outbreak will become a pandemic.

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3-year-old tests positive in Kerala, 43 confirmed COVID-19 cases in India

The Indian government is also not allowing any foreign ships to dock at Indian ports.

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MEA refutes Turkish President, UK Foreign Office comments about Delhi violence, CAA

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs refuted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the United Kingdom's junior foreign minister...

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COVID-19 in India: 30 confirmed cases, Delhi primary schools shut and other updates

The latest confirmed case is a man from Ghaziabad who had a recent travel history to Iran.

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Indian Supreme Court overturns central bank ban against cryptocurrency traders

The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday overturned a ban against cryptocurrency traders imposed by the Reserve Bank of India in April 2018.

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Indian GDP growth forecast for 2020 down to 5.1%, says OECD amid global COVID-19 concerns

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has lowered India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth forecast to 5.1...

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COVID-19 in India: 28 confirmed cases, PM Modi to skip Holi event and other updates

The novel coronavirus infection has infected over 92,000 and killed over 3200 people across more than 70 countries and territories so far.

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UN body goes to Indian Supreme Court against CAA; MEA hits back with sharp reply

The Supreme Court is currently hearing 143 petitions challenging the legal validity of the CAA.

COVID-19: WHO chief issues warning, UK releases action plan, Thailand’s new quarantine rule

COVID-19 has infected over 90,000 people in 73 countries with over 3100 deaths across the globe.

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Twitter asks staff around the world to work from home amid COVID-19 spread

Working from home will be mandatory for employees at the company's South Korea, Hong Kong, and Japan offices.

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PM Modi to hand over social media accounts to women to celebrate Women’s Day this Sunday

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shed light today on his mystery announcement on Monday stating that he might quit social media. The PM...

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India suspends visas issued on or before March 3 for four countries

The new travel advisory says that anyone who needs to travel to India for compelling reasons will need to seek fresh visas from the nearest...

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Chief Justice of India calls for judiciary to be more efficient in cases involving foreign investors, arbitration

Chief Justice of India SA Bobde has said that the judiciary needs to reduce delays in dealing with cases involving foreign investors or...

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India enhances travel restrictions for countries, including Singapore, following new COVID-19 cases

India announced additional travel restrictions affecting Iran, Italy, South Korea and Singapore after new cases of COVID-19 were reported in...

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COVID-19: Global death toll crosses 3000, UK holds emergency meeting and other updates

There are over 8,000 confirmed cases in over 60 countries outside mainland China.

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Two new cases of COVID-19 in India, including one in New Delhi

India has confirmed two new cases of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 on Monday. This brings the total number of cases in the country to...

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Expect FTA talks between India, US to go well: Goyal

Following US President Donald Trump's flying visit, Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal assured that India and the United States needed to...

Modi, Trump praise NRIs; begin trade deal negotiations on Day 2

Giving a joint statement prior to a closed-door session at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US...

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India may evacuate citizens from COVID-19 hit Wuhan tomorrow

According to Union Health ministry officials, India is likely to send a military transport aircraft to the coronavirus-hit Wuhan on...

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Indian and America are natural partners: Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump on Monday said India and the US are "natural partners"

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"May make a tremendous trade deal with India”, says Trump, but with conditions

Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, are scheduled to travel to Ahmedabad, Agra and New Delhi on February 24 and 25.

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Singapore urged to adopt harsher penalties and "zero tolerance" towards illegal wildlife trade

Singapore has been identified as a notable transit hub for endangered wildlife goods, due to records of large amounts of ivory and pangolin...

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APAC airlines could lose SGD 38.9 billion in revenue due to COVID-19: IATA

International Air Transport Association (IATA) estimates a potential 13 per cent full-year loss of passenger demand for carriers in the...

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