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Gadhafi’s son announces candidacy for president of Libya

Cairo: The son and one-time heir apparent of late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi announced Sunday his candidacy for the country’s presidential election next month, Libya’s election agency said. Seif al-Islam submitted his candidacy papers in the southern town of Sabah, the agency said in a statement. Gadhafi’s son was captured by fighters late in 2011, the […]

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Meghalaya: 12 differently-abled beneficiaries receive assistive devices

Shillong: Out of a total of 200 beneficiaries state-wide, 12 beneficiaries of East Khasi Hills District received UDID Disability Certificates and Assistive Devices in a programme held on Friday in observance of International Day for Persons with Disabilities-cum-North East Disability Summit 2021 at Shillong Club, Shillong. The assistive devices have been sponsored by All-India Council for […]

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Centre issues FAQs on Omicron, says follow precautions as before

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Friday said while there is no evidence to suggest that existing vaccines do not work on the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, some of the mutations reported may decrease the efficacy of the jabs. It, however, underscored that definitive evidence for new variant’s increased remission and immune evasion is awaited. […]