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Center appoints GC Murmu as new CAG | India News

NEW DELHI: On Thursday, the government appointed GC Murmu as the new controller and auditor general (CAG) of India. Murmu had resigned on Wednesday as Lt governor of the union’s territory Jammu and Kashmir. “… The President has been pleased to appoint Girish Chandra Murmu to be India’s Comptroller and Auditor General with effect from the day he takes over …

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Northern Ireland pauses pub opening after coronavirus nail

BELFAST (Reuters) – Northern Ireland halted its plan to reopen all pubs and ordered citizens to wear face masks indoors on Thursday after reporting their highest daily number of coronavirus cases since May. The UK region reported 43 new cases on Thursday, compared to a total of 18 in the previous five days, although it has not reported a death …

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In China’s outburst over scrutiny of Confucius Centers, India pulls out rulebook 2009 – India News

On Thursday, India withdrew Beijing’s attempts to attribute motives to New Delhi’s review of the Confucius Institutes, citing a 2009 rule requiring cultural centers to be sponsored or supported by foreign organizations to seek Foreign Ministry approval. The Hindustan Times had first reported to the government to initiate the review of the Confucius Institute and 54 agreements signed by Indian …

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WATCH LIVE LIVE Today: Starlink Mission will start today

The US private space agency SpaceX is targeting on Friday, August 7 at 1:12 EDT, 5:12 UTC for the launch of its tenth Starlink mission which will include 57 Starlink satellites and 2 satellites from BlackSky, a Spaceflight customer. The standard Falcon 9 takes off from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. If you miss …

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As it prepares for Oxford vaccine trials, Serum Institute inks trade for a new Covid-19 shot

Written by Prabha Raghavan | New Delhi | Updated: 6 August 2020 22:04:01 Novavax reported on Tuesday that its candidate had “developed robust antibody responses” during the early phase of human trials conducted on 50 volunteers. (Source: Getty image / Representative) Even as it prepares to conduct late-stage human trials on Oxford-AstaZeneca vaccine candidate – labeled “Covishield” in India – …

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