Daily buzz @ 11 June, 2020 Three held in connection with killing of wild elephant


79th day of lockdown

India @ 290,481 and death toll touched 8,206


Three held in connection with killing of wild elephant:

Kerala forest personnel have arrested three people allegedly involved in the killing of a young female wild elephant in Kollam district in April, while search is on to trace two prime accused in connection with the death of a pregnant pachyderm in Palakkad last month, officials said on Wednesday.

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Ladakh standoff: BRO uses Helicopters to expedite work near India-China border:

Helicopters have landed heavy road-building machinery in the tough Himalayan terrain of Uttarakhand’sJohar Valley to help speed up construction of the strategic Munsiyari-Bugdiyar-Milam road near the India-China border, an official said.

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COVID-19 tests may yield false negative if used too early on infected people:

Testing people for COVID-19 too early in the course of infection may result in a false negative diagnosis, even though they may eventually test positive for the virus, according to a study which says it is best performed three days after the symptoms appear.

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Donald Trump to restart election rallies on key slavery date:

US President Donald Trump is to hold his first re-election campaign rally for several months in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the date that African Americans celebrate the end of slavery.

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Testing in spotlight as recoveries improve:

India says the number of total recoveries has outstripped active Covid infections for the first time.The health ministry said data showed that more people had been discharged than new infections recorded.

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Telangana records 191 positive cases, eight deaths on Wednesday:

Telangana on Wednesday has recorded 191 new positive coronavirus cases and eight deaths, taking the infection tally to 4,111 and overall fatality to 156, according to the health bulletin.

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Gandhi Hospital medicos continue protests:

The Telangana Junior Doctors Association (TJUDA) on Thursday continued their protest at Gandhi Hospital and submitted a strike continuation letter to the hospital superintendent, Dr. M Raja Rao.

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218 new Covid-19 cases reported in Andhra Pradesh:

The Covid-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh touched 5,247 on Wednesday as 218 new cases were added in the last 24 hours, with foreign returnees causing a spurt in the virus infection in the State.

Fifty six people who returned to the state from various foreign countries tested positive for coronavirus. Besides, 136 locals and 26 people from other states too contracted the virus, taking the state’s gross to 5,247, the latest bulletin said. The gross number includes 4,126 local, 933 from other states and 188 foreign returnees.

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