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Monthly economic review: India witnesses positive year-on-year growth in last 2 consecutive quarters – The Economic Times Video [Video]

Finance Ministry releases monthly economic review; says India is one of the economies that witnessed positive year-on-year growth in last 2 consecutive quarters.

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Some lucky Australians manage to flee India on repatriation flights but thousands remain | 7.30 [Video]

New COVID-19 cases are declining in India, as a patchwork of lockdown measures across the country starts to take effect. But the number of deaths and hospitalisations is devastating health care and crematorium workers.Meanwhile a lucky few Australians have managed to flee India on repatriation flights that started on the weekend, but thousands remain stuck.James Oaten and producer Marty McCarthy have the story.Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation.For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZYWatch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2Like ABC News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.auFollow ABC News on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_auFollow ABC News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews#ABCNews #ABCNewsAustralia

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Repatriation process questioned as passengers bumped from Indian flight test negative | ABC News [Video]

A laboratory used to pre-screen passengers for a Qantas repatriation flight from India had its accreditation suspended by the nation’s laboratory board in April, the ABC can reveal.Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Read more here: https://ab.co/33Kp2ubAnd at least three of the Australians blocked from returning home on Saturday’s flight from New Delhi to Darwin, because they tested positive for COVID-19, have since tested negative for the virus.CRL Diagnostics was used to conduct COVID tests on 150 “vulnerable” Australians who had been staying in a hotel as part of pre-flight quarantine measures.ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation.For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZYWatch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2Like ABC News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.auFollow ABC News on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_auFollow ABC News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews#ABCNews #ABCNewsAustralia

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Nepal COVID crisis: China plans ‘line of separation’ on Mount Everest [Video]

China will set up a “line of separation” on one side of Mount Everest’s peak to stop Nepal’s COVID-19 outbreak from crossing the border.The plan is part of China’s zero contact strategy to keep climbers from the Chinese and Nepalese sides of Everest from mixing with each other if they reach the summit on the same day.Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu has more from Beijing. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/#China #Nepal

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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar tests positive for coronavirus – The Economic Times Video [Video]

Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on April 16 tested positive for COVID-19. Javadekar took to twitter and shared the news. He also appealed to get tested who ever met him in last 2-3 days.

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Canucks: At least 21 players test positive for COVID-19 [Video]

The Vancouver Canucks hockey team has been hit with more pandemic problems.Their return to play has been delayed yet again after more than 20 players tested positive with coronavirus.Al Jazeera’s Andy Richardson reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/#AlJazeeraEnglish #IceHockey # VancouverCanucks #COVID19

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Covid testing forms to include vaccination details to track patients testing positive after shot – The Economic Times Video [Video]

With many cases coming up wherein people who have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 vaccine are testing positive for the virus, the Centre has decided to include the vaccination information in the Sample Reference Form (SRF) used in the testing of suspected patients in India.