Morning News Brief: Coronavirus death toll, Nobel prize for Thunberg, and more

New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Feb 04, 2020, 11:58 AM IST

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The death toll has now jumped to 213 with over 10,000 people infected in China itself. Also read


A group of researchers have found that our lungs have a magical capability to repair some of the damages caused by smoking if a person quits the habit. Also read

Greta Thunberg

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and the global protest movement "Fridays for Future" were nominated Thursday for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize by two Swedish lawmakers. Also read


It's a deadly mix, a government that wants to control everything, and an international health body that is reluctant to act against a big economy. Also read

Akshay Kumar Bear Grylls

After Rajinikanth, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has now shot with TV host Bear Grylls. Kumar, who is known to be an adventure sports enthusiast, reached Mysore on Wednesday to join Grylls to film a special episode of 'Into the Wild with Bear Grylls'. Also read