India coronavirus cases pass 6 million By AFP | Last Updated: 28th September, 2020, 11:41

It has also recorded close to 100,000 deaths

India coronavirus cases pass 6 million

India celebrates low-key International Yoga Day during virus crisis India celebrates low-key International Yoga Day during virus crisis

Since taking office in 2014, the Indian leader has spearheaded an initiative to reclaim the practice as a historic part of Indian culture


Registration of marriages for non-Muslims now allowed in Malaysia Malaysia allows non-Muslim marriage registration

 Couples whose marriage registration was delayed during the movement control order (MCO) period can now proceed to complete the process


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The president declined to give any details but acknowledged that there will be some exclusions


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The president blamed the numbers on testing, a claim that has been widely disputed


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215 bodies found in Mexico mass graves 215 bodies found in Mexico mass graves

At least 215 bodies were found between January and May in nine mass graves near Guadalajara, in Mexico


US judge allows release of ex-Trump aide Bolton’s book US judge allows release of ex-Trump aide Bolton’s book

It is Bolton’s portrait of 17 months up close with Trump, until he was ousted in September


Nepal amends citizenship law for Indians Nepal amends citizenship law for Indians

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Three killed in Britain stabbing rampage Three killed in Britain stabbing rampage

Police confirmed arresting a 25-year-old man but made no reference to media reports suggesting he was Libyan


DR Congo president's chief of staff found guilty of corruption DR Congo president's chief of staff found guilty of corruption

Vital Kamerhe sentenced to 20 years' hard labour on Saturday, after facing charges of embezzling almost $50m


Corona pandemic accelerating with Americas worst, warns WHO Corona pandemic accelerating with Americas worst, warns WHO

With many nations easing restrictions but fearful of a second wave of infections, Ryan urged a gradual and scientific approach


Bomb kills 9 pro-regime fighters in south Syria: monitor Bomb kills 9 pro-regime fighters in south Syria: monitor

Syria's war has killed more than 380,000 people and displace millions since it started with anti-government protests in 2011


'Hurt and angry', India leader warns China over border clash 'Hurt and angry', India leader warns China over border clash

India and China have blamed each other for the high altitude clash on their contested Himalaya frontier 


Six members of one family killed in Mexico Six members of one family killed in Mexico

Six members of one family, including a minor, were killed in their home by an armed group in central Mexico


Tribals from Maharashtra's Palghar to work at COVID-19 hospitals Tribals from India's Palghar to work at COVID-19 hospitals

At least 30 tribal volunteers, including six women, who are part of an NGO, have undergone basic training in nursing and will serve at different hospitals amid the pandemic


10 missing after fishing boat capsizes off Indonesia 10 missing after fishing boat capsizes off Indonesia

Indonesia's search and rescue agency says the motorboat sank on Thursday after being hit by strong waves in the Sunda strait


Trudeau 'disappointed' as China charges Canadian pair with spying Trudeau 'disappointed' as China charges Canadian pair with spying

Canada's former ambassador to China, Guy Saint-Jacques, urged Ottawa to take a more aggressive stance


India’s BSF shoots down Pakistani drone along border India’s BSF shoots down Pakistani drone along border

The drone was spotted hovering in the skies by a BSF party on patrol duty in the vicinity of Border Out Post Pansar around 5.10 am


Trump's Oklahoma rally can go ahead, court rule Trump's Oklahoma rally can go ahead, court rule

Virus cases are rising in Oklahoma, and local health officials have expressed concerns over hosting the rally


Indian forces kill militants in Kashmir mosque Indian forces kill militants in Kashmir mosque

The new fatalities following gun battles on Thursday and Friday take the death toll of alleged militants over 100 this year, officials says


Galwan Valley: India PM Modi says military will keep borders secure India's Modi vows to protect borders after clashes

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi says no foreign soldiers are inside Indian borders and no territory has been lost


Saudi Arabia to reopen Mecca mosques Sunday Saudi Arabia to reopen Mecca mosques Sunday

Some 1,500 holy sites are preparing to welcome visitors


New York City declares Juneteenth an official holiday New York City declares Juneteenth an official holiday

It comes as millions of Americans plan to commemorate, with marches and personal observances, the 1865 date when the last US slaves were freed


UK debt now larger than size of whole economy UK debt now larger than size of whole economy

The borrowing splurge sent total government debt surging to £1.95trn, exceeding the size of the economy for the first time in more than 50 years


‘China did not enter our territory, no posts taken’: Modi ‘China did not enter our territory, no posts taken’: Modi

Underlining India’s might, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says no one can take even an “inch of the land”


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 Seventeen Taliban militants were killed and one militant was wounded in two Afghan provinces during Thursday night


EU extends Russian sanctions over Ukraine: Merkel EU extends Russian sanctions by six months

The sanctions, which target whole sectors of the Russian economy including its valuable oil businesses, were due to expire this month but "would be extended by six months," says Merkel 


Seven dead, one injured in north China road accident Seven dead, one injured in north China road accident

A traffic accident killed seven people and injured one person on the border of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region


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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, will be shifted to a private hospital and will be given plasma therapy 


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Troops of India and Pakistan Friday exchanged heavy fire and targeted each other's positions on the Line of Control (LoC), dividing Kashmir


1 killed, 10 injured in grenade attack in Pakistan's Karachi 1 killed, 10 injured in grenade attack in Pakistan's Karachi

A hand grenade attack near a government office in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi killed one and wounded 10


India's Modi promotes yoga against coronavirus India's Modi promotes yoga against coronavirus

Modi, a keen yoga practitioner who has long espoused the benefits of the ancient Indian practice, gave the advice in a YouTube message ahead of World Yoga Day on Sunday


16 bodies, bags of human remains found in Mexico 16 bodies, bags of human remains found in Mexico

At least 16 bodies and more than two-dozen bags full of human remains have been found outside the Mexican city


Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats in India underway Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats in India underway

Legislators vote to elect candidates for the Upper House of Parliament


Pompeo denounces 'lies' by 'traitor' Bolton Pompeo denounces 'lies' by 'traitor' Bolton

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China charges Canadians with spying, 18 months after arrest China charges Canadians with spying, 18 months after arrest

The pair were detained shortly after Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada on a US warrant, in what is widely believed to have been a retaliatory move from China


New Zealand police shooting: One officer dead and another seriously injured NZ police officer shot dead during routine stop

Police in New Zealand do not normally carry guns, and it is rare for officers to be killed in the line of duty

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