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Indian Embassy To Partially Resume Attestation Services

Indian Embassy To Partially Resume Attestation Services

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The embassy is processing only those applications where the passports have either expired or will be expiring by May 31. The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi will partially resume attestation services from May 1. The consular services will be rendered through IVS international from 9am to noon on all working days. A person may send an email at ivsglobalabudhabi@gmail.com to fix an appointment and help maintain social distancing at the centre. In case of emergency, a person may write to the embassy at cons.abudhabi@mea.gov.in. Those who wish to avail attestation services can go to IVS Global Services, Abu Dhabi University building, seventh floor, Sheikh Al Nahyan Camp Area, behind Paragon Hotel Apartment, Muroor Road. Additionally, it must be noted that the embassy is processin...
The President Of El Salvador Has Authorized Lethal Force By Police And Military Against Gangs After A Deadly Weekend

The President Of El Salvador Has Authorized Lethal Force By Police And Military Against Gangs After A Deadly Weekend

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El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has authorized the use of lethal force by the police and army against gang members he says are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic, after a weekend of violence left at least 50 people dead across the country. The president authorized lethal force "against the terrorists who are carrying out imminent threats against the physical integrity of the population," he explained. Bukele, who took office last June, campaigned on the promise of taking a tough stance on gang violence, which has plagued El Salvador for decades. Gang members who have already been arrested are being put in a 24-hour lockdown across the country's seven maximum security prisons, with additional measures on Bukele's orders. Those measures include putting metal sheets over...
Zamboanga City Inmate Who Earlier Died, Turned Out Positive For COVID-19

Zamboanga City Inmate Who Earlier Died, Turned Out Positive For COVID-19

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 25) — Zamboanga City officials confirmed that an inmate at the City Reformatory Center who died earlier this week was positive for the coronavirus disease. The 47-year-old male inmate passed away on April 20 due to "respiratory failure with underlying pulmonary tuberculosis infection" while at the Zamboanga Medical Center. He was earlier tagged as a person under investigation for possible COVID-19 infection after experiencing shortness of breath, Zamboanga City's official Twitter account stated. He is the city's second COVID-19 fatality. TFCOVID-19 ADVISORY: The Department of Health (DOH) today confirmed the 9th COVID-19 case for Zamboanga City. However ZC09, a 47-year old male, COVID suspect (formerly PUI), died last April 20 at the Zamboanga City M
Neanderthal Fathers Were Younger Than Homo Sapiens, But Mothers Were Older, Study Says

Neanderthal Fathers Were Younger Than Homo Sapiens, But Mothers Were Older, Study Says

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When human ancestors left Africa and met Neanderthals in Europe 50,000 years ago, they had children together and clues were left behind in modern human DNA. Now, a study of genomes from more than 27,000 people in Iceland has revealed new insights about Neanderthals — and a mysterious ancient human species called Denisovans — that could potentially change the narrative of our evolution. The research published last week in the journal Nature. Previous studies have established that humans today, outside of Africa, have 2% of Neanderthal genes in their DNA. This new study confirmed that percentage and adds more detail. But the actual 2% of genes isn't the same for everyone. Different people received different pieces of Neanderthal genes, so a wide study analyzing the genomes of modern
Police In India Reveal Device To Detain Coronavirus Lockdown Violators Without Contact

Police In India Reveal Device To Detain Coronavirus Lockdown Violators Without Contact

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Authorities in India have debuted a unique device meant to detain those who are not cooperating with a coronavirus lockdown while maintaining social distancing. The police department in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh shared a video Saturday on Twitter of a drill using the apparatus. “VIP Security wing of Chandigarh Police has devised this unique way of tackling non-cooperating corona suspects and curfew breakers," tweeted the director-general of the Chandigarh Police, Sanjay Baniwal. INDIA ANNOUNCES ROLLBACK OF CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS In the clip, a group of uniformed police officers can be seen standing next to a flat-bed truck. VIP Security wing of Chandigarh Police has devised this unique way of tackling non-cooperating corona suspects and curfew breakers.
Bats Are Not The Culprit, Say Global Researchers

Bats Are Not The Culprit, Say Global Researchers

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BENGALURU: A team of researchers based in various universities and conservation organisations in nine countries including India, Germany, UK, Australia and US, have urged people not to villainise bats which have been widely blamed – wrongly as the researchers point out – for the genesis of the current pandemic. Several unverified social media posts have led to widespread antipathy and fear over bats among the general public in India resulting in a spike in the number of people demanding colonies of bats be removed from their neighbourhoods and destruction of bat roosts. The researchers say the viruses found in two species of bats found in India as per the most recent ICMR study, are different from the one that causes Covid-19 and therefore cannot spread the disease. R
Deadly Locust Invasion To Starve Millions Worldwide; COVID-19 Not Only Worry

Deadly Locust Invasion To Starve Millions Worldwide; COVID-19 Not Only Worry

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Locust swarms if not dealt with in time will pose a greater threat to humanity than the coronavirus pandemic and we have only a few weeks left for dealing with the locusts As the world reels under the coronavirus pandemic; there is a bigger problem that we need to pay heed to because if we don't, millions will starve. So, after coronavirus, it is the hunger that will kill humankind and the prime reason for this will be locust swarms eating up the produce in several countries and if this is not dealt with in time, we will be in the soup. Since the beginning of 2020, East African nations have been battling swarms of desert locusts. In decades, this is being called the worst outbreak the region has seen and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has been warning that th...
Magnitude 5.2 Earthquake Hits Waters Off Davao Occidental

Magnitude 5.2 Earthquake Hits Waters Off Davao Occidental

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 27)— A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck off Davao Occidental on Monday morning, the the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. BREAKING: 5.2 magnitude tectonic quake hits waters off Davao Occidental. @phivolcs_dost warns of aftershocks https://t.co/sDo55hwVGt pic.twitter.com/r28NuaAFvo — CNN Philippines (@cnnphilippines) April 27, 2020 The tectonic quake that hit at 7:48 a.m had a depth of 64 kilometers. Its epicenter was 164 kilometers southeast of Jose Abad Santos town. Intensity I shaking was recorded at Malungon and Alabel towns in Sarangani province. Phivolcs said aftershocks and damage were not expected. Content retrieved from: https://cnnphilippines.com/regional/2020/4/27/Magnitude-5-2-earthquake-hits-waters-Davao-Occidenta
VIDEO: Caffeine Addict Sends Drone To Get A Cup Of Coffee From McDonald’s

VIDEO: Caffeine Addict Sends Drone To Get A Cup Of Coffee From McDonald’s

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A Washington man has taken his coffee urge to a different level. The man, who was under quarantine at his residence due the outbreak of coronavirus in Renton, a small city southeast of Seattle, called up McDonald’s to place an order for the hot caffeinated drink. He shared a part of the call which goes something like this, “Good morning, are you guys open…? A McDonald's staffer says, “Yes.” “I have placed an order for a small coffee,” the man goes on, adding, “But I'm not able to go outside because of the quarantine.” As the conversation unfolds, the man asks the staffer to take the coffee outside. He then tells him that he is sending a drone to retrieve the brew. The video shows the drone flying over the city with a small bag hanging from a rope attached to it
Indian Woman Gang-Raped After Quarantined Alone In School

Indian Woman Gang-Raped After Quarantined Alone In School

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An Indian woman was allegedly gang-raped in a school in the desert state of Rajasthan where she had been quarantined for a night by the police amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown, a police official said. The incident occurred last week when the victim, a daily wage earner, sought shelter at a police station after walking alone for miles and losing the way to her native village. In the absence of a quarantine centre, local police housed her for the night in a school building, where she was allegedly raped by three men. "Three local men who raped the woman inside the school on April 23 have been arrested and sent to jail," Parth Sharma, a deputy superintendent of police in Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan and the investigating officer in the case, told Reuters by telephone. ...