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, Sri Lanka joint military exercise to further promote synergy, interoperability: Indian Army

The joint 12-day mega military exercise between India and Sri Lanka will further promote synergy and interoperability amongst the two armed forces besides further strengthening the bilateral ties, the Indian Army said on Saturday. …

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Countries in Asia are placing orders for a new drug to treat coronavirus. Poorer nations could miss out again

During the global scramble to secure vaccines, many countries in Asia-Pacific were slow off the mark. This time, they’re not making the same mistake. Read More | Source: CNN…

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Texas teacher says ‘fear and ignorance’ are driving school policy

In the wake of a Southlake, Texas, district administrator telling teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust they should also include books with “opposing” views of the Holocaust, one teacher tells CNN’s Ed Lavandera that educators are in fear of their livelihood if they speak out against the…

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Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s grandson sacked from govt service for aiding terrorist activities in J&K

The grandson of pro-Pakistan separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was terminated from government service on Saturday for allegedly aiding terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The grandson, Anees-ul-Islam, who is the son of Altaf Ahmed Shah alias Altaf Fantoosh, was sacked using special provisions under Article 311…

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J&K: Suspected terrorists kill 2 civilians in Srinagar; ninth in less than a month

At least one person was killed in a firing incident reported at Old Srinagar City's Eid Gah area on Saturday. Reportedly, a non-local has lost his life at the hands of suspected militants. According to reports, the deceased, Arbind Kumar Sah, hailed from Bihar and was a gol-gappa vendor in…

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India Post GDS Recruitment 2021: Apply for bumper vacancies to Gramin Dak Sevak posts at appost.in, check details

India Post GDS Recruitment: For details related to eligibility, salary, selection process, and other details check below. Read More | Source: Zee News…

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France Pays Tribute To Teacher Beheaded Over Prophet Cartoons

France paid tribute to schoolteacher Samuel Paty on Saturday, one year after he was beheaded by an extremist after showing his class cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed. Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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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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Plea seeks early hearing of PIL in India’s Supreme Court on removing protesting farmers from Delhi borders

 A day after a man’s body with a hand chopped off was found at the farmers protest site at the Singhu border, a plea has been filed in the Supreme Read More | Source: WION…

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