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Trump’s daughter protests George Floyd murder on social media

US President Donald Trump’s youngest daughter Tiffany has extended her support to the massive protests in the United States against the killing of an African-American man in police custody. The law graduate’s message came just hours after protesters in Washington DC were tear-gassed by police outside the White House so that her father could pose for photographs at a nearby ...

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US bars passenger flights from China

The US is barring passenger flights from China from 16 June, in the latest sign of tensions between the two economic giants. The Department of Transportation said it is punishing Beijing for refusing to let US airlines resume flights to China as its pandemic subsides, BBC reported. The Department of Transportation order applies to four airlines – Air China, China ...

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Casting director Krish Kapur passes away

Casting director Krish Kapur, known for his work in Rhea Chakraborty-starrer Jalebi, has died due to brain haemorrhage. He was 28. Kapur’s maternal uncle Sunil Bhalla confirmed the news to indianexpress.com, sharing that the casting director passed away on May 31. “He died at 2.30 in the afternoon. This has come as a shock to us. He was so young ...

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Portuguese league returns as Porto suffer surprise defeat

The Portuguese Primeira Liga became the second top European football league to return on Wednesday following the coronavirus lockdown as leaders Porto fell to a surprising 2-1 loss at Famalicao. Despite the match being played behind closed doors, several Portob supporters made the short trip to congregate outside the stadium. They were left disappointed though, as their side’s title hopes ...

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COVID-19: 35 deaths, 2,423 new cases reported in last 24 hours

Bangladesh on Thursday reported 35 more deaths from COVID-19, increasing the total deaths toll to 781. The country also reported record 2,423 new patients tested positive in the span of 24 hours, taking the total number of coronavirus cases to 57,563. Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana came up with the ...

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DGHS secretary transferred

In a latest reshuffle in the administration, two secretaries including the secretary to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) have been transferred while three additional secretaries promoted. The Public Administration Ministry issued separate gazette notifications in this regard on Thursday. According to the notification, Asadul Islam, secretary to the Directorate General of Health Services(DGHS) has been transferred to the ...

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Two killed as bus hit them in Bangla Motor

File Photo At least two people including a motorcyclist were killed and one person injured after a Bihanga Paribahan bus hit them in Dhaka’s Bangla Motor area on this morning (Thursday). The deceased are Belayet, 52, hailing from Barisal’s Muladi and Moksudur, 42, from Brahmanbaria’s Sarail. The injured Zakir, 40, is currently undergoing treatment. The incident took place after a ...

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Coronavirus updates: UK death toll rises by 359 to 39,728

LONDON, June 3 : The UK’s coronavirus death toll has increased by 359. The total number of fatalities in care homes, hospitals and the wider community now stands at 39,728. Today’s jump is higher than yesterday’s when the number of Covid-19 deaths in the country went up by 324. Some 171,829 tests have been carried out over the past day, ...

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PM for more int’l cooperation for sustainable use of ocean, other aquatic sources

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday underscored the need for increased global cooperation, especially in securing technology and market access for resources and products, aiming to ensure sustainable use of ocean and other aquatic sources. “For sustainable use of ocean and other aquatic sources, we need increased international cooperation, especially in securing technology and market access for our resources and ...

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Eight killed in Indian pesticide factory blast

At least eight people were killed and 74 others injured on Wednesday in a blast at a pesticides factory in western India, authorities said. Almost 5,000 people living in two villages near the plant in the Bharuch district of Gujarat state were evacuated as a precaution after a storage tank exploded, local official M D Modia said. “The blaze is ...

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