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21 Jul, 2024
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12 lakh extra deaths in Covid year, report reveals; govt says methodology flawed

Researchers from multiple universities, including Oxford, analyzed mortality data from the National Family Health Survey 2019-21 and concluded that there were nearly 12 lakh excess deaths in 2020, eight times more than the official number of Covid-19 deaths reported in India that year. The health ministry dismissed that estimate as “exaggerated and misleading” and criticized […]

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Despite Supreme Court ruling bump stocks are not machine guns, prosecutor sees no impact on firearms cases | The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

advertisement advertisement Today at 4:19 am by Dale Ellis, Amir Mahmoud A bump stock is shown in this March 15, 2019, file photo in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The devices allow a shooter to fire multiple shots from a semiautomatic firearm with a single pull of the trigger, using the energy of the recoil so that the […]

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Maharashtra has recorded 1,267 farmer suicides since January, with Amravati district the worst hit

Image used for illustrative purposes only. Photo | Illustrations Express MUMBAI: A total of 1,267 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra in the first six months of this year, with 557 deaths reported in Amravati district of Vidarbha region. As per the government report data for the January-June period, Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district came second with 430 […]

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Fourth drowning case reported at Modesto reservoir

Authorities reported another person drowned in a Modesto reservoir on Friday. According to a post from the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire District, rescue units were dispatched to the reservoir east of Waterford around 3:10 p.m. Friday in reference to a reported drowning. The fire department’s water rescue team, a Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department helicopter and sheriff’s […]