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Anglea Merkel’s €130-billion Covid bailout wins back electorate

WorldNews Sunday, 12 July 2020 ()
Anglea Merkel’s €130-billion Covid bailout wins back electorateThe world looks with awe at Germany’s tackling of the coronavirus crisis. The Angela Merkel-led coalition government of Christian and Social Democrats, albeit late responders, were nimble crisis managers, shutting down socio-economic life, stocking up medical facilities and prioritising a hands-on approach towards saving lives. Notwithstanding infections of around 200,000 cases, Germany was efficient in limiting fatality below 10,000. Although the threat of a second wave hangs in the air like a Damocles sword, heavy economic losses have overshadowed much of the Covid management successes. Amid conspiracy theories that pitch the mitigation...
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PM Modi to pray at Hanumangarhi ahead of Ram Temple event: Key details [Video]

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PM Modi will visit the Hanumangarhi temple ahead of the foundation laying ceremony of the Ram temple in Ayodhya. The head priest of the temple said that they have been given seven minutes times in which PM Modi will take a tour of the temple and also offer prayers. The head priest also said that they will practice social distancing and all other Covid preventive measures will be taken to protect the Prime Minister and themselves. 'It will be decided which route the Prime Minister would be coming from. The front has 85 stairs and there are 36 at the back', said the head priest of the temple. PM Modi will be laying the foundation stone of the Ram temple on August 5th in Ayodhya. Massive preparations are underway in the temple town where the event is being billed as a 'mini-diwali. The construction of Ram temple will begin after the ceremony to lay the foundation stone in which various political and religious dignitaries are likely to participate. The temple trust has said that 200 people will attend the event. Watch the full video for all the details.

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UP govt allows opening of sweet, rakhi shops ahead of Raksha Bandhan [Video]

UP govt allows opening of sweet, rakhi shops ahead of Raksha Bandhan

Uttar Pradesh government has allowed opening of sweet shops and those selling rakhis on August 02. UP is observing weekend lockdowns due to rising cases of COVID-19. The decision has been taken in view of the Raksha Bandhan festival on August 03. People in Moradabad thronged sweet and rakhi shops in good numbers. Shopkeepers thanked the government for opening the stores as they will be able to sell some of their stock.

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Is Europe At The Start Of A Second Wave Of COVID-19? [Video]

Is Europe At The Start Of A Second Wave Of COVID-19?

CNN reports fresh outbreaks of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 are sweeping across Europe as they have in Asia. Amid renewed lockdown measures, the virus is sending a clear message: no country is safe from a resurgence. Germany was a model for effectively handling the pandemic. Steered by calm, clearly communicating Chancellor Angela Markel, Germany responded rapidly and quickly built an infrastructure for mass testing.

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Thousands of Germans protest against coronavirus restrictions [Video]

Thousands of Germans protest against coronavirus restrictions

Demonstration ended by police over non-adherence to health rules.

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Thousands protest in Berlin against coronavirus measures [Video]

Thousands protest in Berlin against coronavirus measures

Germany has been easing lockdown measures since late April but social-distancing rules remain in place, as does a requirement to wear masks on public transport and in shops.View on euronews

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