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The Union Health Ministry on Thursday admitted that 10 States and Union Territories account for 83% of the new deaths due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, with Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal leading the list. India has registered 1,129 COVID deaths in the past 24 hours, as per data released by the Health Ministry.
India and Pakistan crossed swords over terrorism and Jammu and Kashmir at the Foreign Minister’s meetings of the 8-nation South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and the 27-nation Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA). However, unlike similar occasions in the past, neither side walked out during the events held via video-conference on Thursday.
In line with the Trump administration’s progressive restrictions on visas, the…