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Monsoon rains flood Philippine villages, thousands evacuate

Manila, Jul 25 (AP): Thousands of residents fled flooded communities and swollen rivers in the Philippine capital and outlying provinces Saturday after days of torrential monsoon rains, which left at least one villager dead, officials said. Officials said they struggled to open more emergency shelters in order to allow social distancing among the displaced residents and prevent evacuation camps from turning into epicenters of COVID-19 infections. In the hard-hit city of Marikina in the capital region, nearly 15,000 residents were evacuated to safety overnight as waters rose alarmingly in a major river. “This situation will be too difficult if there won't be a permanent solution to flooding, especially now with the threat from the delta variant,” Marikina Mayor Marce...
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Monsoon rains flood Philippine villages, thousands evacuate

Manila, Jul 25 (AP): Thousands of residents fled flooded communities and swollen rivers in the Philippine capital and outlying provinces Saturday after days of torrential monsoon rains, which left at least one villager dead, officials said. Officials said they struggled to open more emergency shelters in order to allow social distancing among the displaced residents and prevent evacuation camps from turning into epicenters of COVID-19 infections. In the hard-hit city of Marikina in the capital region, nearly 15,000 residents were evacuated to safety overnight as waters rose alarmingly in a major river. “This situation will be too difficult if there won't be a permanent solution to flooding, especially now with the threat from the delta variant,” Marikina Mayor Marce...
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Monsoon rains flood Philippine villages, thousands evacuate

Manila, Jul 25 (AP): Thousands of residents fled flooded communities and swollen rivers in the Philippine capital and outlying provinces Saturday after days of torrential monsoon rains, which left at least one villager dead, officials said. Officials said they struggled to open more emergency shelters in order to allow social distancing among the displaced residents and prevent evacuation camps from turning into epicenters of COVID-19 infections. In the hard-hit city of Marikina in the capital region, nearly 15,000 residents were evacuated to safety overnight as waters rose alarmingly in a major river. “This situation will be too difficult if there won't be a permanent solution to flooding, especially now with the threat from the delta variant,” Marikina Mayor Marce...
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Monsoon rains flood Philippine villages, thousands evacuate

Manila, Jul 25 (AP): Thousands of residents fled flooded communities and swollen rivers in the Philippine capital and outlying provinces Saturday after days of torrential monsoon rains, which left at least one villager dead, officials said. Officials said they struggled to open more emergency shelters in order to allow social distancing among the displaced residents and prevent evacuation camps from turning into epicenters of COVID-19 infections. In the hard-hit city of Marikina in the capital region, nearly 15,000 residents were evacuated to safety overnight as waters rose alarmingly in a major river. “This situation will be too difficult if there won't be a permanent solution to flooding, especially now with the threat from the delta variant,” Marikina Mayor Marce...
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Monsoon rains flood Philippine villages, thousands evacuate

Manila, Jul 25 (AP): Thousands of residents fled flooded communities and swollen rivers in the Philippine capital and outlying provinces Saturday after days of torrential monsoon rains, which left at least one villager dead, officials said. Officials said they struggled to open more emergency shelters in order to allow social distancing among the displaced residents and prevent evacuation camps from turning into epicenters of COVID-19 infections. In the hard-hit city of Marikina in the capital region, nearly 15,000 residents were evacuated to safety overnight as waters rose alarmingly in a major river. “This situation will be too difficult if there won't be a permanent solution to flooding, especially now with the threat from the delta variant,” Marikina Mayor Marce...
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Nicaragua arrests 7th presidential contender in Nov. 7 vote

Managua (Nicaragua), Jul 25 (AP): Nicaraguan police placed under house arrest a seventh presidential contender on Saturday, meaning that almost all of those who could have challenged President Daniel Ortega in the November 7 elections have now been detained.Opposition leader Noel Vidaurre was placed under police custody at his home on Saturday, as was political commentator Jaime Arellano. Arellano had been called in for questioning regarding a commentary he wrote criticising an Ortega speech.Vidaurre was one of the potential presidential candidates of the Citizens for Liberty alliance. The conservative alliance announced it had chosen as its candidate Oscar Sovalbarro, a leader of the U.S.-supported “Contra” insurgency that fought the Sandinistas in the 1980s. It wa...
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New floods hit Belgium amid stormy weather

Brussels, Jul 25 (AP): New floods have again swamped areas of Belgium and washed away cars as a wave of thunderstorms and heavy rain hit the country on Saturday. The provinces of Namur and Walloon Brabant south-east of the capital city Brussels were particularly hit. They had already been impacted by the devastating floods that left 36 people dead and seven missing in the nation with 11.5 million inhabitants last week. Belgium's crisis center issued a warning to the population as the bad weather is expected to last for several days. Heavy rainfall caused significant damage in Dinant, where piles of cars were strewn across the town. Deputy mayor Robert Closset said firefighter were deployed to tackle floods he described as worse than last week. “I've been living here...
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Man in central China survives 3 days in flooded garage

Zhengzhou, Jul 24 (AP): A man in central China was rescued after spending three days trapped in a flooded underground garage following torrential rains, while at least four bodies were found after a traffic tunnel was drained, a news report said Saturday.The death toll rose to 58 after record rains hit the major city of Zhengzhou on Tuesday, state TV reported, citing Li Changxun, deputy director of Henan Provincial Emergency Management Department.Meanwhile, rescuers used bulldozers and rubber boats to evacuate residents of areas that still were under water, according to the Shanghai news outlet The Paper.The rains flooded a Zhengzhou subway tunnel where at least 12 people died, knocked out power to a hospital and other buildings and left streets filled with mud. Doze...
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Lebanon signs deal to sell Iraqi fuel in move to ease crisis

Beirut, Jul 24 (AP): Lebanon signed a deal Saturday to broker Iraqi fuel sales in hopes of alleviating a crippling financial and energy crisis in the small Mediterranean country, Lebanese and Iraqi media reported.The deal allows Beirut to resell 1 million tons of heavy fuel oil from Iraq — fuel that Lebanon cannot use in its own power plants — to companies who would then provide useable fuel to Lebanon over the next year.Lebanon would offer Iraq services in exchange, Energy Minister Raymond Ghajjar said, without offering details. Local media said Iraq would benefit from Lebanese health services and agriculture consultancy.The swap, which Ghajjar estimates is valued at between $300-400 million, could offer a brief respite to Lebanon's worsening power cuts and bring fu...
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NSO Defends Saying, ‘Millions Sleep Thanks To Technologies Like Pegasus’

Jerusalem: Defending itself amid the escalating controversy over its surveillance software Pegasus, Israeli cybersecurity company NSO Group has said millions of people around the world sleep well at night and walk in the streets safely due to such technologies available with the intelligence and law enforcement agencies.The Israeli cybersecurity company also stated it does not operate the technology nor does it have access to the data collected by its clients."Millions of people around the world are sleeping well at night, and safely walking in the streets, thanks to Pegasus and similar technologies which help intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies around the world to prevent and investigate crime, terrorism, and paedophilia rings that are hiding under th...
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NSO Defends Saying, ‘Millions Sleep Thanks To Technologies Like Pegasus’

Jerusalem: Defending itself amid the escalating controversy over its surveillance software Pegasus, Israeli cybersecurity company NSO Group has said millions of people around the world sleep well at night and walk in the streets safely due to such technologies available with the intelligence and law enforcement agencies.The Israeli cybersecurity company also stated it does not operate the technology nor does it have access to the data collected by its clients."Millions of people around the world are sleeping well at night, and safely walking in the streets, thanks to Pegasus and similar technologies which help intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies around the world to prevent and investigate crime, terrorism, and paedophilia rings that are hiding under th...
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NSO Defends Saying, ‘Millions Sleep Thanks To Technologies Like Pegasus’

Jerusalem: Defending itself amid the escalating controversy over its surveillance software Pegasus, Israeli cybersecurity company NSO Group has said millions of people around the world sleep well at night and walk in the streets safely due to such technologies available with the intelligence and law enforcement agencies.The Israeli cybersecurity company also stated it does not operate the technology nor does it have access to the data collected by its clients."Millions of people around the world are sleeping well at night, and safely walking in the streets, thanks to Pegasus and similar technologies which help intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies around the world to prevent and investigate crime, terrorism, and paedophilia rings that are hiding under th...
Horoscope Today, 24 July 2021: Check astrological prediction for Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer and other signs – Times of India
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Horoscope Today, 24 July 2021: Check astrological prediction for Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer and other signs – Times of India

Read your horoscope predictions to know what the stars have in store for you today: AriesToday you may be satisfied at work. you may plan for a short work related trip. You may also visit some religious places to maintain your inner peace. Your gurus may show you the right path, which may give you clarity in regarding your goals. TaurusToday you may feel dull, it is advised to keep your mind cool, it's a golden rule for you to think twice before any act. You may travel to recover your money, otherwise you may lose your money. You are also advised to avoid going on an adventure tour. Students are advised to go for in depth study to get success. GeminiToday you may feel good, domestic harmony may make you happy. You may meet some influential person to get some benefits on the work front. ...
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Bharat Biotech Terminates MoU With Brazilian Partners After Controversy Over Covaxin Deal

New Delhi: The Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech has terminated its agreements signed with two Brazilian companies - Precisa Medicamentos & Envixia Pharmaceuticals LLC through which it was going to introduce Covaxin to Brazil.The termination of the MoU came after the deal with the Brazilian government for the supply of 20 million doses of the vaccine landed in controversy and attracted investigation by authorities in that country.ALSO READ: Raigad Landslide: 33 Dead Bodies Recovered, 52 Missing, 32 Houses Destroyed; Know DetailsIn an official statement released by Bharat Biotech, "The said MoU was entered into with Precisa and Envixia for the purpose of introducing the company's innovative COVID-19 vaccine, COVAXIN in the territory of Brazil. The company has termina...
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Bharat Biotech Terminates MoU With Brazilian Partners After Controversy Over Covaxin Deal

New Delhi: The Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech has terminated its agreements signed with two Brazilian companies - Precisa Medicamentos & Envixia Pharmaceuticals LLC through which it was going to introduce Covaxin to Brazil.The termination of the MoU came after the deal with the Brazilian government for the supply of 20 million doses of the vaccine landed in controversy and attracted investigation by authorities in that country.ALSO READ: Raigad Landslide: 33 Dead Bodies Recovered, 52 Missing, 32 Houses Destroyed; Know DetailsIn an official statement released by Bharat Biotech, "The said MoU was entered into with Precisa and Envixia for the purpose of introducing the company's innovative COVID-19 vaccine, COVAXIN in the territory of Brazil. The company has termina...
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Bharat Biotech Terminates MoU With Brazilian Partners After Controversy Over Covaxin Deal

New Delhi: The Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech has terminated its agreements signed with two Brazilian companies - Precisa Medicamentos & Envixia Pharmaceuticals LLC through which it was going to introduce Covaxin to Brazil.The termination of the MoU came after the deal with the Brazilian government for the supply of 20 million doses of the vaccine landed in controversy and attracted investigation by authorities in that country.ALSO READ: Raigad Landslide: 33 Dead Bodies Recovered, 52 Missing, 32 Houses Destroyed; Know DetailsIn an official statement released by Bharat Biotech, "The said MoU was entered into with Precisa and Envixia for the purpose of introducing the company's innovative COVID-19 vaccine, COVAXIN in the territory of Brazil. The company has termina...
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Bharat Biotech Terminates MoU With Brazilian Partners After Controversy Over Covaxin Deal

New Delhi: The Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech has terminated its agreements signed with two Brazilian companies - Precisa Medicamentos & Envixia Pharmaceuticals LLC through which it was going to introduce Covaxin to Brazil.The termination of the MoU came after the deal with the Brazilian government for the supply of 20 million doses of the vaccine landed in controversy and attracted investigation by authorities in that country.ALSO READ: Raigad Landslide: 33 Dead Bodies Recovered, 52 Missing, 32 Houses Destroyed; Know DetailsIn an official statement released by Bharat Biotech, "The said MoU was entered into with Precisa and Envixia for the purpose of introducing the company's innovative COVID-19 vaccine, COVAXIN in the territory of Brazil. The company has termina...
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Bharat Biotech Terminates MoU With Brazilian Partners After Controversy Over Covaxin Deal

New Delhi: The Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech has terminated its agreements signed with two Brazilian companies - Precisa Medicamentos & Envixia Pharmaceuticals LLC through which it was going to introduce Covaxin to Brazil.The termination of the MoU came after the deal with the Brazilian government for the supply of 20 million doses of the vaccine landed in controversy and attracted investigation by authorities in that country.ALSO READ: Raigad Landslide: 33 Dead Bodies Recovered, 52 Missing, 32 Houses Destroyed; Know DetailsIn an official statement released by Bharat Biotech, "The said MoU was entered into with Precisa and Envixia for the purpose of introducing the company's innovative COVID-19 vaccine, COVAXIN in the territory of Brazil. The company has termina...
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Bharat Biotech Terminates MoU With Brazilian Partners After Controversy Over Covaxin Deal

New Delhi: The Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech has terminated its agreements signed with two Brazilian companies - Precisa Medicamentos & Envixia Pharmaceuticals LLC through which it was going to introduce Covaxin to Brazil.The termination of the MoU came after the deal with the Brazilian government for the supply of 20 million doses of the vaccine landed in controversy and attracted investigation by authorities in that country.ALSO READ: Raigad Landslide: 33 Dead Bodies Recovered, 52 Missing, 32 Houses Destroyed; Know DetailsIn an official statement released by Bharat Biotech, "The said MoU was entered into with Precisa and Envixia for the purpose of introducing the company's innovative COVID-19 vaccine, COVAXIN in the territory of Brazil. The company has termina...
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Bharat Biotech Terminates MoU With Brazilian Partners After Controversy Over Covaxin Deal

New Delhi: The Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech has terminated its agreements signed with two Brazilian companies - Precisa Medicamentos & Envixia Pharmaceuticals LLC through which it was going to introduce Covaxin to Brazil.The termination of the MoU came after the deal with the Brazilian government for the supply of 20 million doses of the vaccine landed in controversy and attracted investigation by authorities in that country.ALSO READ: Raigad Landslide: 33 Dead Bodies Recovered, 52 Missing, 32 Houses Destroyed; Know DetailsIn an official statement released by Bharat Biotech, "The said MoU was entered into with Precisa and Envixia for the purpose of introducing the company's innovative COVID-19 vaccine, COVAXIN in the territory of Brazil. The company has termina...