Exhibition organised in Bhubaneswar to promote local handloom, textile and handicraft. The event aims to flourish local businesses hit by COVID pandemic. Around 21 districts participated in the exhibition.
On February 25, the total COVID-19 tally of India reached to 1,10,46,914. The country reported 16,738 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours and active cases stands at 1,51,708. With new 11,799 discharges, total number reached to 1,07,38,501. 138 deaths were reported in last 24 hours, taking cumulative toll to 1,56,705. 1,26,71,163 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID-19 across India. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 21,38,29,658 samples tested up to 24th February.
The first big real-world study of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be independently reviewed shows the shot is highly effective at preventing COVID-19, in a potentially landmark moment for countries desperate to end lockdowns and reopen economies. Gloria Tso reports.
Ireland’s Guinness Six Nations title aspirations were prematurely ended as France underlined their status as tournament favourites by grinding out a 15-13 win in Dublin.The Irish suffered successive losses at the start of a Six Nations campaign for the first time following scores from Charles Ollivon and Damian Penaud, plus five points from the boot of Matthieu Jalibert.
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The European Union on Friday abruptly reversed a plan to use emergency Brexit measures to restrict exports of COVID-19 vaccines from crossing the Irish border into the United Kingdom. Edward Baran reports
The family of George Nkencho who was shot dead by armed gardai in Dublin havedescribed life as a “gift” and urged people “not to waste it”. A memorial forthe 27-year-old, who died on December 30, was held near Mr Nkencho’s home inwest Dublin on Sunday. There were emotional scenes as family and friendsgathered together to remember him and release balloons in the colours of hisfavourite team, Manchester United.
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Supporters of the family of George Nkencho, who was shot dead by gardai onWednesday, hold a picket at the Spire on Dublin's O'Connell Street and outsidePearse Street Garda station. Mr Nkencho was shot multiple times by gardaioutside his home in Clonee, west Dublin. He was allegedly brandishing a knifeand threatened gardai before he was shot by members of an armed unit. Gardaihave said the use of a Taser and pepper spray were unsuccessful in their bidto restrain him.
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