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Daily Archives: 3rd February 2020

512 prisoners released in SL to mark I-Day

The amnesty has been granted on the recommendation of Nimal Siripala de Silva, Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Legal Reforms, reports Xinhua news agency.

Congress-led opposition stages walkout over CAA

Trinamool Congress, Bahujan Samaj Party, Samajwadi Party, Biju Janata Dal and Telugu Desam Party (TDP), however, kept sitting in the House.

FDA approves first peanut allergy drug for kids

Treatment with the drug, Palforzia, can be used for children between 4 and 17 years old with a confirmed diagnosis of peanut allergy, the FDA said in a statement.

Refrain from travel to China: Cabinet Secretary

Besides, from now on, anyone with a history of travel to China since January 15, 2020, could be quarantined.

Twitter adds Bitcoin emoji; Dorsey uses it in bio

Jack Dorsey, the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Twitter showed off the platform's newest feature. This is demonstrated in his Twitter bio as well, which contains nothing but the hashtag and the symbol.

Dhoni the best captain India has seen: Rohit

MS Dhoni is the one who has been like that. It's in-born. It has helped him to make such good decisions on the field and now you see he is the most successful Indian captain with all three ICC trophies with him and many IPL titles as well.

ArcelorMittal bags iron ore block in Odisha

The company won the iron ore mines committing to pay 107.55 percent of its sale value of ore to the state government when production starts, said the official.

Sabarimala case: SC to frame issues for arguments

Many senior advocates -- Fali Nariman, Kapil Sibal, and Shyam Divan -- strongly opposed the nine-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde attempting to broaden the contours of the issue.

Pakistanis return from China as flights resume

Following the resumption of flights, two flights carrying Pakistanis arrived from China earlier in the day, a Dawn news report quoted Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Zafar Mirza as saying.

Third case of coronavirus confirmed in Kerala

Shailaja, in a special mention in the Kerala Assembly, said that a third case has tested positive for Coronavirus and has been under isolation at the Kanhangad in Kasargode district and the condition of the youth, who was a student in Wuhan, is stable.

180 Nepalis in China request to return home

The embassy in Beijing on Saturday issued a public notice, asking Nepalis in Hubei to fill out a form if they wish to return to Nepal, reports The Kathmandu Post.

NIA raids underway in valley, Davinder’s house searched again

Searches were also being carried out in Tral in Pulwama district at the ancestral house of suspended Deputy SP Davinder Singh, sources said.

13 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog

According to northern railway officials, Gaya-New Delhi Mahabodhi Express was delayed by 4 hours, followed by Puri-New Delhi Purushottam Express running behind its schedule by 3 hours.