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COVID-19 Update: More than 17.38 crore corona cases in the whole world

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COVID-19 Update: More than 17.38 crore corona cases in the whole world

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Washington, June 9 : Corona cases have increased to 17.38 crores all over the world. So far, more than 37.4 lakh people have died due to this epidemic. These figures were shared by Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Wednesday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that at present the total number of corona cases and death toll across the world has risen to 173,887,864 and 3,744,378 respectively.

According to the CSSE, the US remains the most affected country in the world with 33,390,694 and 598,323 deaths respectively. India ranks second in terms of corona infection with 28,996,473 cases. According to CSSE data, the other worst-hit countries with more than 3 million cases are Brazil (17,037,129), France (5,781,556), Turkey (5,300,236), Russia (5,086,386), UK (4,544,367), Italy (4,235,592), Argentina (4,008,771), Germany (3,712,595), Spain (3,711,027) and Colombia (3,611,602). Also read: Maharashtra COVID-19: 394 new cases of Kovid-19, 36 more deaths in Thane district of Maharashtra

In terms of deaths from Corona, Brazil is at number two with 476,792 numbers. More than 100,000 people have died in India (351,309), Mexico (229,100), UK (128,118), Italy (126,690), Russia (122,409) and France (110,299).

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Hong Kong: Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chou released from prison

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Hong Kong, June 12 : 24-year-old Chou was greeted by a group of journalists after leaving the Tai Lam Center for Women. She got out of the jail van without commenting and went to sit in a private car. A small group of supporters were present at the spot, clearly demonstrating the impact of the government’s threats of imprisonment.

Beijing imposed a tough national security law in the region last year, after which the government has warned of jailing those found violating the law. This law was brought to suppress the voices of dissent in the formerly British colony after demonstrations in favor of anti-government and democracy in Hong Kong. Also read: Two killed, several others injured in SUV car-bus collision in Indiana

The new law led to the arrest of prominent activists of democracy, including Joshua Wong and Jimmy Lai, who are serving prison sentences. Others have taken refuge abroad. Critics say China is now routinely violating its commitments to preserve its independence for 50 years since Hong Kong was handed over to Chinese rule in 1997.

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Two killed, several others injured in SUV car-bus collision in Indiana

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Two killed, several others injured in SUV car-bus collision in Indiana

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Indiana, June 12: Police said that in this incident that happened on Friday, the driver of the SUV lost control of the vehicle. After this he hit a bus. He said that two people in the car died. Their names have not been disclosed yet.

Police said, “Many passengers of the bus have been taken to several nearby hospitals and they have not suffered any life-threatening injuries. At least 50 people have been injured in the incident. Also read: America: Willing To Work With India And Internet Companies: US Officials

The accident happened around 12.40 pm in White County, 129 kilometers northwest of Indianapolis.

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America: Willing to work with India and internet companies: US official

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Washington, June 12 : The Joe Biden administration of America is keen to work with the Indian government and Internet provider companies and ensure that freedom of expression is not violated while curbing misinformation. A senior official gave this information to the MPs. Scott Busby, Acting Deputy Assistant on Democracy, Human Rights and Labor in the Foreign Ministry, said during a hearing Wednesday in the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, Pacific, Central Asia and Non-Proliferation that the US believes that it is wrong. Correct information is the best answer to information.

“Many lives have been lost in India due to misinformation and lack of access to unbiased information. There have been many such incidents before the global pandemic, where after getting information on social media people lynched people on the suspicion of harming the cow progeny. ”He said that during the onset of the global pandemic in India. Some people used social media to hold Muslims responsible for spreading the infection. Also read: America: Helping India in times of need like it did last year during Kovid: US official

The official said freedoms such as freedom of expression and cooperation have been curtailed across South Asia. “In India, officials are asking American businesses to block social media content, including articles on public health, and incriminating or arresting journalists, even at such times,” he said. When the cases of infection are increasing in the country and the latest information is needed the most.

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