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‘We don’t worry’: IPL’s Chennai expect Dhoni to play past 40

Indian Premier League favourites Chennai Super Kings expect former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep playing past his 40th birthday until at least 2022, the team’s chief executive said. Dhoni has not played a competitive game since India’s World Cup semi-final defeat last year, but is due to return to action when the delayed IPL begins in the United ...

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Coronavirus: World’s biggest gambling hub in Macau reopens for business

Macau has taken its first steps on the road to recovery as the casino capital starts issuing tourist visas again. Asia’s gambling hub became a ghost town after coronavirus lockdowns saw a severe downturn in visitors. Macau authorities said they will slowly start handing out tourist visas from Wednesday to bring gamblers back. Casino operators have been losing $15m (£11.5m) ...

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Chinese mainland reports 25 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Chinese health authority said Wednesday that it received reports of 25 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Tuesday, including 16 imported cases and nine locally-transmitted ones. Six new imported cases were reported in Guangdong, four in Shanghai, and one each in Inner Mongolia, Zhejiang, Fujian, Shandong, Sichuan, and Shaanxi, the National Health Commission said in its daily report, ...

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Japan’s 41st ODA loan worth USD 3.2b signed today

Japan will provide the largest ever package of USD 3.2 Billion to help Bangladesh become a middle income country and to conquer the novel coronavirus pandemic. ITO Naoki, Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh and Ms. Fatima Yasmin, Secretary, Economic Relations Division, Ministry of Finance signed Exchange of Notes of the 41st Official Development Assistance (ODA) of Japan to Bangladesh in ...

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Election commission of Myanmar rejects Rohingya candidates

The Government of Myanmar should ensure Rohingya-led political parties have the right to field candidates in upcoming national elections, said Fortify Rights today (Wednesday). On Tuesday (Aug 11), the Myanmar Election Commission in Sittwe District rejected the candidacy registration of Abdul Rasheed, a Rohingya member of the Democracy and Human Rights Party (DHRP). Abdul Rasheed is the first Rohingya candidate ...

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Trump announces sixth vaccine contract, for 100 mn doses

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced a $1.5 billion contract with US biotech company Moderna for 100 million doses of an eventual coronavirus vaccine, the sixth such deal reached since May. “I’m pleased to announce that we have reached an agreement with Moderna to manufacture and deliver 100 million doses of their coronavirus vaccine candidate,” Trump said at a White ...

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Ex-Finance Minister Muhith prays for quick recovery of Pranab Mukherjee

Former Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has prayed for quick recovery of Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India. “I have been alarmed to receive the news of your illness and surgery. I pray for your early recovery and better health while closely following your health updates,” he said in a message written to Pranab Mukherjee today (Wednesday). He said ...

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38 dead as torrential rains, floods hit Pakistan

At least 38 people were dead in the recent spell of heavy rain and flash floods in Pakistan’s Balochistan province and Karachi, according to the authorities on Tuesday. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said that 28 people died in Karachi in rain-related incidents in the last one month while another 10 fatalities were recorded in Balochistan where flash floods ...

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Reserved seat MP of BNP Rumeen Farhana tests positive for Covid-19

Rumeen Farhana, a Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader and a Member of Parliament for reserved women’s seat, tested positive for coronavirus. Farhana confirmed the matter through a status posted on her verified Facebook page on Wednesday noon. The Lawyer Rumeen Farhana also urged to the countrymen to pray to Allah for her early recovery.

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Bomb making devices found at suspected Neo-JMB militant’s home in Sylhet

The detainee Sadi is a student at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of police arrested a suspected militant, found bomb making equipment and computer devices at his home during a raid in Sylhet’s in Jalalabad and Shaplabagh areas on Tuesday evening. The detainee Sadi is a student at Shahjalal University ...

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