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Why is it important that human rights guide our responses to the COVID-19 pandemic?
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Why is it important that human rights guide our responses to the COVID-19 pandemic?

A human rights-based approach to the pandemic is based on values. It prioritises the most disadvantaged and vulnerable and it is holistic.

Men and women may have different immune responses, could explain higher number of men infected with COVID-19
science

Men and women may have different immune responses, could explain higher number of men infected with COVID-19

This study found that globally men account for about 60 percent of deaths from Covid-19.

Italy's coronavirus victims face death alone; funeral services postponed and morgues inundated
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Italy's coronavirus victims face death alone; funeral services postponed and morgues inundated

The coronavirus epidemic raging through Italy has already left streets empty and shops shuttered as 60 million Italians are essentially under house arrest

Govt orders probe into deaths of three inmates at Kerala rehabilitation centre within a week; locals says residents were tortured at facility
India

Govt orders probe into deaths of three inmates at Kerala rehabilitation centre within a week; locals says residents were tortured at facility

Three inmates at a nearby private rehabilitation centre died in a week, sparking protests, following which the Kerala government has ordered an inquiry

From Kashmir to Red Corridor, a massively stressed CRPF remains backbone of India's internal security
India

From Kashmir to Red Corridor, a massively stressed CRPF remains backbone of India's internal security

From fighting terrorists in Kashmir to guarding VIPs, performing riot control and poll duty, the Central Reserve Police Force performs a range of functions in addition to its two most important duties: guarding the country’s borders and dealing with its internal security.

One year since Pulwama attack: From Dantewada, Sukma, Uri to Gadchiroli, a look at some of the deadliest attacks on security personnel in the past 10 years
India

One year since Pulwama attack: From Dantewada, Sukma, Uri to Gadchiroli, a look at some of the deadliest attacks on security personnel in the past 10 years

As India marks the first anniversary of one of the worst attacks the country has seen, let's take a look some of the deadliest attacks on the security forces since 2010

Essex truck deaths: British police arrest fourth suspect from UK's Stansed Airport; victims’ identities not confirmed yet, say Chinese officials
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Essex truck deaths: British police arrest fourth suspect from UK's Stansed Airport; victims’ identities not confirmed yet, say Chinese officials

A fourth person was arrested in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a container truck in southeastern England, British police said Friday as the investigation into one of the country's worst human smuggling cases geared up

Elderly couple, domestic help found dead in Delhi's Vasant Vihar; Arvind Kejriwal expresses concern over safety of citizens
India

Elderly couple, domestic help found dead in Delhi's Vasant Vihar; Arvind Kejriwal expresses concern over safety of citizens

The bodies of an elderly couple and their domestic help were found dead at a house in Delhi’s Vasant Vihar on Sunday morning

Building collapse in Cambodia leaves 18 dead, 24 injured; rescuers struggle to reach workers trapped in debris of Chinese project
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Building collapse in Cambodia leaves 18 dead, 24 injured; rescuers struggle to reach workers trapped in debris of Chinese project

Eighteen people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday

Eight dead, six injured after being struck by thunderstorm, lightning in Odisha; several districts see pre-monsoon rains
India

Eight dead, six injured after being struck by thunderstorm, lightning in Odisha; several districts see pre-monsoon rains

The monsoon will reach Odisha five-six days late this time, said Indian Meteorological Department's (MeT) local office here on Monday as the pre-monsoon showers were reported from parts of the state

Hotel Arpit Palace fire in Delhi: Earlier call could have saved more lives, says fire officer; most died due to suffocation
India

Hotel Arpit Palace fire in Delhi: Earlier call could have saved more lives, says fire officer; most died due to suffocation

After Delhi hotel fire tragedy, Chief Fire Officer Atul Garg said more lives could have been saved if they had got the call on time

Yavatmal pesticide poisoning: Lack of accountability, negligence and abysmal medical facilities behind farmers' deaths
India

Yavatmal pesticide poisoning: Lack of accountability, negligence and abysmal medical facilities behind farmers' deaths

Pesticide deaths are not new to Yavatmal and according to information recently obtained under the Right to Information (RTI) Act by this correspondent, the district reported two deaths each year in 2013-14 and 2014-15. In 2015-16, eight people died due to pesticide poisoning.

'Beast from the East': Snow, freezing winds from Siberian cold snap cause deaths, snap transit routes across Europe
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'Beast from the East': Snow, freezing winds from Siberian cold snap cause deaths, snap transit routes across Europe

Persistent snow and freezing conditions from a Siberian cold snap snarled transit Wednesday and caused a handful of deaths across a swathe of Europe.

Odisha govt claims no farmer committed suicide in state due to agricultural issues
India

Odisha govt claims no farmer committed suicide in state due to agricultural issues

Odisha government claimed that no farmer in the state committed suicide due to agriculture-related issues though 18 such allegations were made.

Indoor air pollution deadlier than industrial, caused 1.24 lakh premature deaths in India in 2015, finds study
India

Indoor air pollution deadlier than industrial, caused 1.24 lakh premature deaths in India in 2015, finds study

Indoor air pollution caused 1.24 lakh premature deaths in India in 2015, more than the emissions from coal power plants or other industrial sources.

As West Bengal witnesses surge in dengue deaths, Mamata Banerjee says 'no need to panic'
India

As West Bengal witnesses surge in dengue deaths, Mamata Banerjee says 'no need to panic'

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday, said that some people were attempting to create panic regarding a dengue outbreak in the state.

Yavatmal farmer deaths: Police register case against pesticide retailer for unauthorised sale
India

Yavatmal farmer deaths: Police register case against pesticide retailer for unauthorised sale

With several deaths due to pesticide poisoning reported in the district, Yavatmal police in Maharashtra on Friday registered a case against yet another retailer for selling pesticides without a license

Lightning kills four, injures nine in separate incidents in Thane and Palghar districts
India

Lightning kills four, injures nine in separate incidents in Thane and Palghar districts

Four persons were killed and nine others injured in separate incidents after lightning struck them in adjoining Thane and Palghar districts, according to officials of the district disaster cell

Maharashtra pesticide poisoning: 14 new patients admitted to various hospitals in Yavatmal
India

Maharashtra pesticide poisoning: 14 new patients admitted to various hospitals in Yavatmal

Fourteen new patients of pesticide poisoning were admitted in various hospitals of the district on Sunday, said a senior district official

Eleven killed in multiple shootings across Cape Town; South Africa Police suspects gang violence
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Eleven killed in multiple shootings across Cape Town; South Africa Police suspects gang violence

Eleven people were killed in a series of overnight shootings in a Cape Town township, police said on Saturday, including four victims shot dead when gunmen opened fire in a bar