Category: World

Global coronavirus count surpasses 79 million

As many as 44,978,603 patients — who tested positive for the novel coronavirus — have recovered from the disease worldwide, as reported by the live dashboard according to which, India continues to hold the top spot with regard to recoveries from Covid-19 reporting over 9.71 million recoveries across the country.

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Nepal SC issues show cause notice against govt over dissolving Parl

The Supreme Court on Wednesday had sent to the Constitutional Bench writ petitions against President Bidhya Devi Bhandari's decision to dissolve the Parliament. This comes after the bench of Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana heard writ petitions filed in the Supreme Court against the dissolution of the House of Representatives.

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Chinese vaccines are poised to fill gap, but will they work?

With rich countries snapping up supplies of Covid-19 vaccines, some parts of the world may have to rely on Chinese-developed shots to try to conquer the outbreak. The question: Will they work? There is no outward reason to believe they won't, but China has a history of vaccine scandals, and its drugmakers have revealed little about their final human trials and the more than 1 million emergency-use inoculations they say have been carried out inside the country already.

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Trump golfs in Florida as Covid relief hangs in the balance

To mark the holiday, the president and first lady Melania Trump tweeted out a pre-recorded video message in which they wished Americans a Merry Christmas and thanked first responders and members of the military.

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