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'Don't make schools a political football': senior WHO official calls for data-based COVID-19 strategies

New York, July 14 -- A senior World Health Organization (WHO) official on Monday, called for the question of school reopenings to be included as part of comprehensive, data-driven COVID-19 public heal... Read More


Sara Ali Khan's driver tests positive for COVID-19, actress and her family found negative

Mumbai, July 14 -- Actress Sara Ali Khan on Monday said her driver has tested positive for Coronavirus. 'Kedarnath' actress Sara, who lives with her mother Amrita Singh and brother Ibrahim Ali Khan, ... Read More


Wearing Masks to Be Mandatory in England's Shops From July 24 - Downing Street Spokesman

London, July 14 -- Face covering will become mandatory in shops across England starting from July 24, a Downing Street spokesman said. On June 15, the UK government made wearing face masks on public ... Read More


COVID-19: UN and partners work to ensure learning never stops for young refugees

New York, July 14 -- Global advocates for refugees are pushing to ensure the COVID-19 pandemic does not derail efforts for displaced children and young people to continue learning and eventually retur... Read More


PM Modi to address nation on occasion of World Youth Skills Day

New Delhi, July 14 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver a video address on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day on Wednesday. The day marks the 5th anniversary of the launch of Skill India ... Read More


U.S. COVID-19 cases surging because nation never "shut down entirely," says Fauci

Washington, July 14 -- U.S. top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci said on Monday the United States is seeing a surge in new COVID-19 infections because the country never shut down entirely, acc... Read More


Women and girls deserve more protection in emergencies, UN rights council hears

New York, July 14 -- The collective impact of climate change, COVID-19 and conflict mean that well over 200 million people will likely need humanitarian assistance by 2022, the UN's deputy rights chie... Read More


Novak Djokovic to holiday in BiH

Sarajevo, July 14 -- World No 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic arrived in Sarajevo in early morning to spend holidays in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), local media reported on Monday. Djokovic and his f... Read More


Real Ayodhya is not in India, Lord Rama is Nepali: KP Oli

Kathmandu, July 14 -- Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli has triggered another controversy by saying that neighbour India is manipulating cultural and historical facts by creating a fake Ayodhya in the country, w... Read More


Chinese Embassy Slams US' Statements on South China Sea as 'Completely Unjustified'

Washington, July 14 -- The Chinese Embassy in the United States has slammed Washington's statements on the threats supposedly inflicted by Beijing in the South China Sea as "completely unjustified," t... Read More