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Coronavirus cases are being missed in Kashmir because of inadequate testing, claim doctors


March 8, 2020

Doctors in Indian administered Kashmir believe the authorities could have facilitated the spread of deadly coronavirus by refusing to carry out tests. Dr Tsering Angchuk, the Medical Superintendent in Sonam Norboo Memorial Hospital (SNM) in the city of Leh, received three patients he suspected of having contracted coronavirus in late January. One patient, a 54-year-old man from the village of Phyang, …

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Ali Zafar pays tribute to women with his poem ‘Aurat’


March 8, 2020

Pakistani singer Ali Zafar has paid a rich tribute to women with his poem Aurat   on International Women’s Day. Ali Zafar took to Instagram and shared a video wherein the singer could be seen playing piano and reciting the lyrics of the poem Aurat. He captioned the video “Aurat- a tribute. #happywomansday #poetry #urdupoetry #aurat #woman.” The lyrics of the poem are as …

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Houston-area teen band reacts to SXSW cancellation


March 8, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Houston teenage band was impacted by the cancellation of the world-renowned South by Southwest festival. It was scheduled to begin Friday, March 13. The City of Austin declared a local disaster, preventing the festival from taking place. This means a loss of about hundreds of millions of dollars for the Austin economy, but it also …

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Homeowner in North Harris County shot suspected intruder once in each leg


March 8, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A homeowner shot a suspected intruder in North Harris County on Sunday morning. The suspect was shot twice at a home off West Mount Houston Road around 1:45 a.m. Deputies said the homeowner grabbed a gun when he heard the suspect scaling his 6-foot fence. He started shooting when he heard the suspect trying to break …

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Man runs away in boxers after stabbing woman to death in Sharpstown


March 8, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A man ran away wearing only his boxers after stabbing a woman to death Sunday morning, police said. Authorities arrived to Sands Point Cove Apartments near South Gessner around 4:30 a.m., where they found a woman dead from multiple stab wounds. They said the suspect ran from the scene, wearing only boxer shorts. Authorities are speaking …

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Warmer temps ahead, sea fog returns Sunday night


March 8, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The clouds that kept us cool Saturday will move east of us by Sunday morning. That brief window of sunshine will allow our temps to make it back to 70 Sunday afternoon. Moisture increases quickly Sunday night and that means a return of that dreaded sea fog. Sea fog will probably be an issue again Tuesday …

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Could law enforcement contracts some neighborhoods have with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office go away?


March 8, 2020

Houston, Texas (KTRK) — An item on next week’s Harris County commissioner’s meeting regarding law enforcement contracts is creating quite the stir. City Oaks in south Harris County hired Precinct Seven. The $320,000 contract provides three deputy constables for protection. “75 percent of criminal activity in our community is down,” City Oaks Homeowners Association board member, Deidre Rasheed explained. But …

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