Temperatures in parts of the country have neared 122°F (50°C).
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The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India has reached nearly 800 with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas.
The meetings of first round of the World Team Chess Championship took place today in Tsaghkadzor. The confrontations Ukraine-Russia and Israel-Armenia were central. Pavel Eljanov defeating Evgeny Tomashevsky gave his team a victory with the minimum score 2.5 : 1.5. The same score was in the match Israel-Armenia. Here the winning point was scored by Maxim Rodshtein who took advantage over Vladimir Akopian.
It seemed that the match USA-China would end in peace. But when the match score was 1.5 : 1.5 and the draw was predictable around the 1st board, Ding Liren took victory over Samuel Shankland and China took victory. In the match India-Egypt the favourites were found stronger and the Indians took victory with the score 3 : 1. The only in-draw was signed in the match Hungary - Cuba with the score 2 : 2.
In the second round will compete India - USA, Hungary - China, Russia - Cuba, Armenia - Ukraine, Egypt - Israel.
AHMEDABAD, India — Dr. Dinesh Joshi puts on an N95 medical mask and opens the door to the swine-flu ward at Civil Hospital in India’s western state of Gujarat. With 5,000 beds, it is one of the largest hospitals in Asia.
Russia will benefit from focusing on Asian region including India as Western sanctions have been imposed on Moscow, Indian Minister for External Affairs in the North Eastern Region said.
Havana, February 5 (RHC)-- The Havana Book Fair, attracting thousands of people every year, will have India as the guest Country of Honor. And this year's Fair is dedicated to Dr. Olga Portuondo, National Social Sciences and Humanities Prize winner 2010, and Leonardo Acosta, National Prize for Literature winner 2006, who also received the National Music Prize in 2014.
(Reuters) - When Indian police visited Sumit and Rajesh Mahawar's pharmaceutical plant two days ago, they say the father and son locked the doors from the inside.