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Coronavirus: World sees highest daily increase in virus cases – WHO

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic is a long way from being over amid the largest daily rise in global cases. The WHO said 106,000 new cases had been reported to them in the last 24 hours, BBC reported.Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has expressed particular concern about rising infections in low and ...

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Sundarbans once again stand against cyclone as savior

Sundarbans once again appeared as savior by resisting the severe cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ as it lashed coastal resort’s upazilas here last evening and continuing its destruction till early hours of on Thursday before becoming a land deep depression. Super cyclone Amphan hit southwestern Bangladesh coastlines bordering India coast last evening with pounding winds and torrential rains, inflating sea waters causing ...

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Cyclone Amphan loses intensity, 12 killed in Bangladesh

At least twelve people were killed in seven districts while super cyclone Amphan battered the country’s south-western part on Wednesday night. Among the victims, three are from Pirojpur, two each are from Patuakhali, Jashore and Satkhira, and one each from Bhola, Laxmipur, Chattogram. However, the cyclone Amphan which was centred over the district of Satkhira and adjoining areas has moved ...

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14 dead as cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc in West Bengal, Odisha

Super Cyclone Amphan, which had weakened into an “extremely severe” cyclonic storm has killed at least 12 persons and ravaged Kolkata and several parts of West Bengal as it left behind a trail of destruction by uprooting trees, destroying thousands of homes and swamping low-lying areas of the state. Cyclone Amphan had weakened into a “very severe” cyclonic storm by ...

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UK coronavirus death toll rises by 363 to 35,704

A further 363 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK, bringing the official government total to 35,704. The Department of Health’s figures, which cover the 24-hour period up to 5pm on Tuesday, were released during the daily public briefing. However official statistics suggest there had been 55,000 ”excess deaths” across the UK by early May. The ...

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How to Shop and Disinfect Groceries Safely during COVID19 Pandemic

Though the government is advising citizens to stay at home to prevent the coronavirus contagion, you have to step outside home sometimes to collect food for staying alive. You can unintentionally invite the life-threatening coronavirus at your home while shopping or processing groceries, if necessary protective and sanitization measures are not taken. During the grievous situation of COVID19 pandemic some ...

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Dhaka, Delhi sign 2nd Addendum on Inland Water Transit and Trade Protocol

Bangladesh and India on Wednesday inked the second addendum to the protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade between the two neighbouring countries. The deal was signed in Dhaka by Riva Ganguly Das, High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh on behalf of India; and by Mohammed Mezbah Uddin Chowdhury, Secretary Ministry of Shipping, on behalf of Bangladesh.​ Bangladesh and India ...

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UK energy group OVO to cut 2,600 staff after tie-up

British energy group OVO on Tuesday said it planned to cut 2,600 staff following its part-purchase of rival SSE, with the job losses rushed through owing to the coronavirus outbreak. “OVO Energy today announced proposals to reduce the number of roles across SSE Energy Services and OVO by 2,600 largely through voluntary redundancy over the course of 2020,” a statement ...

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About 24 lakh people moved to cyclone centres: Minister

Dr Md. Enamur Rahaman, state minister for the ministry of Disaster Management and Relief on Wednesday said that around 24 lakh people have been evacuated to cyclone centres in coastal districts until 2:30 pm on Wednesday as cyclonic storm Amphan nearing towards Bangladesh southern coasts. Enamur Rahman in a virtual press conference on Wednesday afternoon came up with this statement. ...

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Planning Minister MA Mannan escapes fatal road accident

Planning Minister MA Mannan has narrowly escaped a fatal road accident this morning (Wednesday) as the car carrying him collided head-on with a private car in Raypura area of Narsingdi on Dhaka-Sylhet highway. Though, no one was injured in the accident, the front side of the minister’s car has been damaged. The minister was heading towards Sylhet to attend a ...

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