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By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, August 9th, 2020

New Zealand reaches 100-day milestone without virus transmission

currentnews New Zealand marked 100 days on Sunday with no recorded cases of the coronavirus in the community but health officials warned there was no room for complacency. There are still 23 active cases but all More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, August 9th, 2020

Missing Bangladeshi found dead at hospital

currentnews A Bangladesh national, who was missing since Tuesday’s massive explosion in Lebanese capital of Beirut, found dead at a hospital. The dead was identified as Mohammad Rashed, hailed from Narayanganj. Bangladesh More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, August 9th, 2020

Russia to launch world’s first COVID-19 vaccine Aug 12

currentnews Gamaleya Research Institute and the Russian Defence Ministry jointly developed the vaccine. Russian Deputy Health Minister Oleg Gridnev said on Friday said, “The COVID-19 vaccine developed by the More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, August 9th, 2020

Rajapaksa takes oath as Sri Lanka’s new PM

currentnews Leader of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna party Mahinda Rajapaksa took his oath as the nation’s new prime minister on Sunday after his party secured a landslide victory in the recently concluded parliamentary More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, August 8th, 2020

Russia acting against Biden; China opposes Trump

currentnews U.S. intelligence officials believe that Russia is using a variety of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the November election and that individuals linked to More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Fire kills 8 coronavirus patients in Indian hospital

currentnews NEW DELHI: A fire killed eight coronavirus patients at a hospital in western India early Thursday, officials said, reports The Associated Press. Firefighters and 15 fire engines contained the fire to More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Survivors mark 75th anniversary of U.S. bombing of Hiroshima, which killed 140,000

currentnews HIROSHIMA, JAPAN: Survivors of the world’s first atomic bombing gathered in diminished numbers near an iconic, blasted dome Thursday to mark the attack’s 75th anniversary, many of them urging More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Body formed for accurate stats on foreign workers in Malaysia

currentnews A special committee has been set up to determine the exact numbers of registered foreign workers in the country, says Datuk Seri M. Saravanan, reports The Star. The Human Resources Minister said the More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Masks on as German children start new schoolyear under virus cloud

currentnews Thousands of children in northern Germany became the first in Europe to begin a new school year on Monday, with the rest of the country watching anxiously as full-time classes began after months of More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Nasa SpaceX crew return: Dragon capsule splashes down

currentnews Two American astronauts have splashed down, as the first commercial crewed mission to the International Space Station returned to Earth. The SpaceX Dragon Capsule carrying Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken More...

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