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Lets dispel darkness of corona with 9 mins of light at 9 pm on April 5: PM
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Lets dispel darkness of corona with 9 mins of light at 9 pm on April 5: PM

Days after the stupendous success of the 'Janata curfew ', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to citizens to light candles and diyas on April 5 at 9 p.m. for nine minutes to dispel the darkness and gloom brought by the outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus. He termed it as an attempt to show coronavirus, the strength of Indian unity and 'light'.

Most people consider becoming vegetarian for their health
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Most people consider becoming vegetarian for their health

Most people who become vegetarian do so for their health, suggests in a new study.

On this highway, villagers erect checkposts, offer sanitisers to keep Covid-19 at bay (IANS Specia)
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On this highway, villagers erect checkposts, offer sanitisers to keep Covid-19 at bay (IANS Specia)

On the eighth day of the nationwide lockdown to fight Covid-19, as the police struggle to convince people to stay home at many places across the country, the story here on the Faridabad-Sohna highway, 59 km from Delhi, is quite different.

Air Ok empowers frontline corona warriors
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Air Ok empowers frontline corona warriors

IIT-Madras incubated cleantech startup -- Air Ok Technologies -- has extended a helping hand to the frontline warriors in the ongoing battle against the coronavirus by donating 25,000 masks for doctors and other medical professionals at two of the biggest hospitals in the NCR -- Indraprastha Apollo Hospital at Jasola and Medanta, The Medicity in Gurugram.

Army airlifts critically ill woman from LoC to Srinagar
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Army airlifts critically ill woman from LoC to Srinagar

The Indian Army's Snow Leopard Brigade on Thursday airlifted a pregnant woman stranded at Dawar, near Line of Control for last four days, to Srinagar for treatment. The critically ill woman is undergoing treatment at Lal Ded Hospital.

Most diets help you lose weight but only for some months
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Most diets help you lose weight but only for some months

Most diets lead to weight loss and improvements in cardiovascular risk factors but the results may disappear within a year, say researcher, suggesting that people should choose the diet they prefer without concern about the size of benefits.

Coronavirus can travel 27 feet, stay in air for hours, says MIT researcher
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Coronavirus can travel 27 feet, stay in air for hours, says MIT researcher

Staying six feet away from others may not work, an MIT researcher has warned - saying the coronavirus can rather travel 27 feet and can linger for hours.

International team of researchers issues new guidelines on caring for ICU patients with COVID-19
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International team of researchers issues new guidelines on caring for ICU patients with COVID-19

A list of guidelines for health-care workers treating intensive care unit (ICU) patients with COVID-19 has been issued by an international team including McMaster University researchers.

Australian researchers begin testing COVID-19 vaccines
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Australian researchers begin testing COVID-19 vaccines

Researchers from Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) on Thursday announced that they have begun testing vaccines for the novel coronavirus.

RSS, VHP helping with corona relief work
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RSS, VHP helping with corona relief work

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) will now help the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in checking the spread of coronavirus.

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