Australia COVID live updates: Victoria to exit lockdown at midnight Thursday, NSW hits 80% vaccination target

Victorian lockdown restrictions will be eased at 11.59pm on Thursday under an updated reopening plan announced on Sunday. In NSW, the state has hit 80 per cent vaccination rates and rules will be eased further from Monday. Read More | Source: Sydney Morning Herald…

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India blank Nepal 3-0 to win SAFF Championship for 8th time

Talisman Sunil Chhetri equalled the iconic Lionel Messi with his 80th international strike as an inspired India blanked Nepal 3-0 for their eighth SAFF Championship title on Saturday. India extended their domination in the regional tournament thanks to second half goals from Chhetri (49th minute), Suresh Singh (50th) and Sahal…

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‘Summer is looking good’: NSW hits 80% target, pushes for students and tourists to return

Premier Dominic Perrottet confirmed NSW would ease restrictions to allow 20 visitors in homes and the return of community sport, as well as indoor dancing and drinking. Read More | Source: Sydney Morning Herald…

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As it happened: Victorian cases continue to surge; Tasmania enters snap lockdown; NSW scraps hotel quarantine for overseas vaccinated travellers

Southern Tasmania and Hobart have entered a snap three-day lockdown, while Victoria and NSW have announced easing border restrictions for vaccinated citizens. Read More | Source: Sydney Morning Herald…

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Australia COVID LIVE updates: Victorian cases continue to surge; Tasmania enters snap lockdown; NSW scraps hotel quarantine for overseas vaccinated travellers

Southern Tasmania and Hobart have entered a snap three-day lockdown, while Victoria and NSW have announced easing border restrictions for vaccinated citizens. Read More | Source: Sydney Morning Herald…

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Church has no moral authority over assisted dying

It is one thing for the Catholic Church to lobby MPs to get privileges and exemptions for itself, it is another thing for it to try to defeat the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill and deprive the 70 per cent of citizens who support it. Read More | Source: Sydney…

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Norway bow-and-arrow attack suspect won’t appear in court after being handed to health services

The suspect in a deadly bow-and-arrow attack in Norway has been handed over to health services and won’t appear in court on Friday, a police spokesperson told CNN. Read More | Source: CNN…

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Australia news LIVE: Victoria’s record COVID cases won’t delay reopening; NSW restrictions set to ease further as daily numbers decline

NSW is preparing to hit its 80 per cent double-dose vaccination target, Victoria’s restrictions are on track to ease late next week despite record high case numbers and COVID-19 self-testing kits have been approved for use in Australia come November. Read More | Source: Sydney Morning Herald…

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India’s wars have to be won with Indian solutions: Gen Bipin Rawat

India’s aspiration of becoming a ‘regional power’ cannot rely on ‘borrowed strengths’, said chief of defence staff General Bipin Rawat. “Warfare is changing and so are the threats, especially for India. There are collusive threats from our neighbouring nations, border intrusions across terrestrial borders and the new phenomenon of multi-front…

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