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Stricter SOPs for activities that could spread Covid-19, says Penang chief minister

GEORGE TOWN, May 7 -- Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said any version of movement control order (MCO) that will be implemented in Penang will possibly have stricter SOPs for activities that could... Read More


Uzbekistan confirms 421 new coronavirus cases

Uzbekistan, May 7 -- Uzbekistan confirmed 421 new coronavirus cases for the past day, the Ministry of Health reported. The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases reached 93,597. Three patients ... Read More


Odisha to accord priority in vaccination for age group of 45 and above waiting for second dose

Bhubaneswar, May 7 -- Odisha government has decided to accord priority to the age group of 45 and above waiting for the second dose of covid vaccination, Additional Chief Secretary Health Pradipta Moh... Read More


Anil Vij suggests handing over control of oxygen generation plants to security forces

Chandigarh (Haryana), May 7 -- : Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Friday said that the management of oxygen generation plants should be handed over to security forces to ensure safety of the plants... Read More


Fake e-passes: Police lodge FIR after 'Donald Trump', 'Amitabh Bachchan' seek entry into Shimla

SHIMLA, May 7 -- In a peculiar case of fake e-pass registration, Himachal government's online portal showed former US President Donald Trump and Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan seeking entry into the... Read More


Don't take steroids without consultation, says Jammu medico

JAMMU, May 7 -- At a time when unregulated social media portals continue to spread panic around coronavirus, senior resident doctor of the department of internal medicine at Government Medical College... Read More


Himachal hits new grim peak with 4,190 cases

Dharamshala, May 7 -- Himachal Pradesh hit new peak on Friday recording 4,190 fresh Covid-19 infections, the highest single-day spike since the outbreak for the second consecutive day, taking the stat... Read More


Schools, other educational institutions closed until further notice

Sri Lanka, May 7 -- All schools, pre-schools, universities and tuition classes will remain closed until further notice, Minister of Education Prof. G.L. Peiris announced today (May 07). The decision ... Read More


10 states/UTs including Maharastra, Delhi, UP report 71.81 pc of new COVID-19 cases: Govt

New Delhi, May 7 -- : Ten states including Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala reported 71.81 per cent of new COVID-19 cases, according to the Union Health Ministry on Friday. Karnataka, Bihar,... Read More


Kurigram man arrested for raping 7-year-old girl

Bangladesh, May 7 -- Police on Friday arrested a man for allegedly raping a 7-year-old girl in Char Sitaijhar village of Mughalbasa union in Kurigram Sadar upazila. The arrestee was identified as Ala... Read More