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Fire Kills 18 In China's Martial Arts Training Centre

Fire Kills 18 In China's Martial Arts Training Centre

Reuters | Friday June 25, 2021, Beijing

A fire tore through a martial arts training centre in China's Henan province on Friday killing at least 18 people, local authorities said.

Brazil Didn't Spend A Cent On Covaxin Deal Under Probe: Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil Didn't Spend A Cent On Covaxin Deal Under Probe: Jair Bolsonaro

Reuters | Friday June 25, 2021, BRASILIA

President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday said Brazil never paid for or received any doses of a coronavirus vaccine developed by Indian company Bharat Biotech, in response to allegations of irregularities in a deal that is under investigation.

Not Bill Gates, It's Jamsetji Tata Who Is Philanthropist Of The Century

Not Bill Gates, It's Jamsetji Tata Who Is Philanthropist Of The Century

Press Trust of India | Friday June 25, 2021, Mumbai

Indian industry's doyen Jamsetji Tata has emerged as the biggest philanthropist globally in the last century by donating USD 102 billion, as per a list of top-50 givers prepared by Hurun Report and EdelGive Foundation.

Stay-At-Home Orders In Central Sydney Areas Amid Delta Variant Outbreak

Stay-At-Home Orders In Central Sydney Areas Amid Delta Variant Outbreak

Agence France-Presse | Friday June 25, 2021, Sydney, Australia

Residents of four neighbourhoods of central Sydney were ordered to remain at home for a week on Friday to contain a growing outbreak of the highly contagious Delta variant of Covid-19.

"Nesher Ramla Homo": New Type Of Early Human Found In Israel

"Nesher Ramla Homo": New Type Of Early Human Found In Israel

Agence France-Presse | Friday June 25, 2021, Jerusalem

Israeli researchers said Thursday they had found bones belonging to a "new type of early human" previously unknown to science, shedding new light on the course of human evolution.

2 Commercial Tax Officials Killed In Road Crash In UP: Police

2 Commercial Tax Officials Killed In Road Crash In UP: Police

Press Trust of India | Friday June 25, 2021, Noida

Two officials of the Commercial Tax Department were killed on duty after a truck allegedly hit their SUV in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, police said on Thursday.

"It's Living Hell": Dozens Injured As Tornado Razes Czech Republic Homes

"It's Living Hell": Dozens Injured As Tornado Razes Czech Republic Homes

Agence France-Presse | Friday June 25, 2021, Prague, Czech Republic

An unknown number of people died and dozens were injured after a tornado razed houses to the ground in the Czech Republic's southeast on Thursday, rescuers said.

Jaipur Gets Genome Sequencing Lab For Identifying Covid Variants

Jaipur Gets Genome Sequencing Lab For Identifying Covid Variants

Press Trust of India | Friday June 25, 2021, Jaipur

Facility for genome sequencing has been started at the SMS Medical College in Jaipur for identifying Covid variants, the Rajasthan government announced on Thursday.

Coronavirus Live News Updates: Seven Delta-Plus Cases Found In Madhya Pradesh

Coronavirus Live News Updates: Seven Delta-Plus Cases Found In Madhya Pradesh

Friday June 25, 2021, New Delhi

At least seven cases of the new Delta Plus variant of Coronavirus have been confirmed in Madhya Pradesh, two of the patients have died. Doctors said they had not received any vaccination.

Canada Finds "No Evidence" Iran's Downing Of Airliner Was Premeditated

Canada Finds "No Evidence" Iran's Downing Of Airliner Was Premeditated

Reuters | Friday June 25, 2021, Ottawa

Canada said on Thursday it had found no evidence that Iran's downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane last year had been premeditated, and condemned what it called the incompetence and recklessness of those responsible.

South China Sea Code Of Conduct Shouldn't Prejudice 3rd Party Interests: India

South China Sea Code Of Conduct Shouldn't Prejudice 3rd Party Interests: India

Press Trust of India | Friday June 25, 2021, New Delhi

India asserted at an East Asia Summit meeting that the code of conduct being negotiated for the region should not prejudice the legitimate interests of third parties and be fully consistent with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

23-Year-Old Man Killed, Wife Shot At 5 Times In Delhi: Police

23-Year-Old Man Killed, Wife Shot At 5 Times In Delhi: Police

Press Trust of India | Friday June 25, 2021, New Delhi

A 23-year-old man was shot dead in Dwarka's Ambarhai village on Thursday and his wife severely injured, police said.

BJP Protest At 1,000 Sites In Maharashtra Tomorrow Over Quota In Local Polls

BJP Protest At 1,000 Sites In Maharashtra Tomorrow Over Quota In Local Polls

Press Trust of India | Friday June 25, 2021, Mumbai

The Maharashtra unit of the BJP announced that it would hold ''chakka jam'' protest on June 26 at 1,000 places across the state over the Maha Vikas Aghadi government's alleged failure in protecting the political reservation for the OBC.

Mercedes-Benz US Accidentally Puts Out Data From Nearly 1,000 Customers

Mercedes-Benz US Accidentally Puts Out Data From Nearly 1,000 Customers

Reuters | Friday June 25, 2021

Mercedes-Benz USA said on Thursday sensitive personal information of nearly 1,000 customers and interested buyers was inadvertently made accessible on a cloud storage platform.

"Have Declined Job Offer To Son": Punjab Congress MLA

"Have Declined Job Offer To Son": Punjab Congress MLA

Press Trust of India | Friday June 25, 2021, Chandigarh

Congress MLA Fatehjang Singh Bajwa on Thursday said he has declined the government job offer for his son and asked state party chief Sunil Jakhar and two ministers of setting a similar precedence.