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Miracle: After surviving the Spanish Flu in 1918, 106-year-old woman beats coronavirus

We may have all heard that miracles do happen, but sadly not all of us have the chance to witness them in our daily lives, especially during a pandemic that has brought the world to a standstill. Citing a similar story of survival, The Olive Press, a Spain-based English newspaper, reported that it was 1918,...

US overtakes Italy to become the worst affected country in terms of COVID-19 fatalities

It was a day of tragic records for the US on Saturday, as the coronavirus pandemic continued to torment the country, forcing authorities to start digging up trenches for mass graves. With at least 19,833 deaths reported from the COVID-19 outbreak, the US has now become the most affected country in terms of fatalities, overtaking...

US becomes first country to record 5 lakh-plus COVID-19 cases, death toll crosses 18k

The US has become the world’s first country to have registered more than 2,000 COVID-19 deaths in a single day with 2,108 fatalities reported in the past 24 hours, while the number of infections in America has crossed 500,000, the highest in the world, according to Johns Hopkins University data. China, where the deadly coronavirus...

Globally, coronavirus cases cross 10 lakh, death toll surpasses 50,000-mark

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world has soared past one million and fatalities have topped 50,000 as the United States reported the highest daily death toll of any country so far. Despite more than half the planet living in some form of lockdown, the virus continues to spread its tentacles and is...

Coronavirus scare: PM Modi restrains ministers from going abroad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday tweeted no ministers in his government will go abroad in order to minimise the risk of being infected with the highly contagious novel coronavirus or COVID-19. “Say No to Panic, Say Yes to Precautions. No Minister of the Central Government will travel abroad in the upcoming days. I urge...

Spain: Submarine carrying 3 tonne cocaine seized

Madrid, Spain: Police in Spain have seized a submarine loaded with cocaine off the coast of the north western region of Galicia which arrived from South America, officials said Monday, 25 November. The submarine was carrying three tonnes of cocaine, worth approximately 100 million euros (785 crores), has been intercepted after an international operation off...