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Lapid wants to probe PH internet speed and capability

Senator Manuel "Lito’’ Lapid today sought a Senate investigation, in aid of legislation, on the status of the country’s internet connectivity, speed, bandwidth capacity and relevant parameters in light of the “new normal” that would be observed as the country continues to face the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

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PAG-Backed Youran Seeks $300 Million in Pre-IPO Funding

(Bloomberg) -- China Youran Dairy Holding Ltd. is working with advisers to raise between $300 million and $400 million in

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Google & Other Tech Giants Offer Support in Fight Against Racism

Tech giants like Google, Microsoft and Amazon have reacted to the protests in the US and fight against racism.

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Trump Threatens to Use Troops to Crush Unrest in U.S. Cities

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the U.S. military to end “riots and lawlessness” across the country in

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Explainer: Can Trump send the U.S. military to quell violence at protests?

By Jan Wolfe (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday suggested he would use federal troops to end unrest

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'Carmen' and coronavirus don't match: NYC's Met Opera closed till December 31

(Reuters) - New York's Metropolitan Opera will keep its curtains closed until a New Year's Eve opening gala, it said

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Lithuania sings its thanks for quick virus containment

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania celebrated its emergence from the coronavirus pandemic on Monday with a series of live musical performances

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COVID-19: With 8,171 New Cases, India's Case Tally at 1,98,706

Catch all the breaking news and updates regarding COVID-19 here.

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Bengaluru Has 1.2 Cr Residents, Only 385 COVID Cases, Here’s Why

Out of the 385 cases, 237 have discharged, and the city has to only 136 people under treatment for the virus.

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Nexon shares hit record high after strong start for Nintendo karting rival

By Sam Nussey TOKYO (Reuters) - Nexon Co Ltd's <3659.T> shares hit a record high on Tuesday following the strong

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Rainfall favourable for breeding of locusts, but may slow march

“If there are good rains in Rajasthan, they will stay in the desert region and not move away, and if mature swarms come, they will breed here in the next 15 to 30 days depending on weather conditions,” said LWO deputy director K L Gurjar.

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Global factors lead to cooking gas price hike

Benchmark Brent crude, which had plunged from over $51.9 per barrel on March 2 to below $20 a barrel by April 21 due to slack demand and oversupply, is now hovering around $38 a barrel amid chances of prolonged supply cut by producers’ cartel and demand revival due to lifting of Covid-19 lockdowns in many countries, including India.

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‘Not the right time for any minister to speak about politics,’ says Aaditya Thackeray

The first and foremost principle we have to use as a government is to not fear the numbers, said Maharashtra’s tourism, environment and protocol minister Aaditya Thackeray.

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Monsoon arrives, normal rains likely, says IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast on Monday that the monsoon this year was likely to be “normal” at 102% of long period average (LPA) with a model error of (+/-) 4%

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Cyclone Nisarga: IMD issues red alert for Mumbai

On Monday, the depression lay 310 km southwest of Panjim in Goa, 570 km south-southwest of Mumbai in Maharashtra and 800 km south-southwest of Surat in Gujarat.

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Tripura records biggest single-day spike with 107 new Covid-19 cases, tally at 421

The new cases came in two phases with five in the first phase and 102 in the late evening update.

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Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar’s kin linked to foiled J&K plot

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to take over the probe of the failed bombing soon, the officials added. Ismail Lambu is already wanted by the federal agency for last year’s attack.

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Manipur handloom authority urges textile ministry to stop production of traditional cloth in UP

Manipuri weavers and locals took exception to the mass production of what they claimed to be a product indigenous to their state and raised concerns about their loss of livelihood because it’s production has been undertaken at an industrial in UP, the country’s most populous state.

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Stand-off along LAC is for India, China to resolve: Australia envoy

In an online media briefing ahead of the June 4 virtual summit between Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, Australian high commissioner Barry O’Farrell said his country’s foreign policy is set by its national interests, including a desire for stability in the South China Sea.

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Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 213 to 182,028: RKI

BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 213 to 182,028, data from the Robert

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Unlock 1: Markets in Delhi to open fully from today

On Monday, the Delhi government announced Delhi-specific guidelines for the phased reopening of the city after the fourth phase of lockdown ended on May 31.

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Woman among four held for job racket in Delhi

According to Anyesh Roy, deputy commissioner of police in the cyber crime unit, the scam promised jobs under the “Ayushman Yojna” for a registration free of Rs 300 to Rs 500 per person.

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North Korea to open schools amid signs of relaxation of virus rules

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will open schools this month after delays over concern about the novel

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'TI & Tiny': TI finds out that Tiny went behind his back to help their son King win a bet

The mother-son duo went on a secret road trip to Chattanooga to feel out the place after finding out King has a good following there

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SEC padlocks 2 firms hawking “fraudulent” investments

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued an order to padlock Fast Track Worldwide Inc. and JOCALS688 Beauty and Wellness Products Trading Inc., two entities flagged for fraudulent investment schemes.In separate orders issued on May 28, the SEC ordered Fast Track and JOCALS688 to immediately cease and desist, under pain of contempt, from soliciting investments from the public or engaging in similar activities. Fast Track and JOCALS688 were likewise barred from transacting any business involving funds in its depository banks, and from transferring, disposing, or conveying in any manner all related assets to forestall grave damage and prejudice to all concerned a

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