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Benjamin Netanyahu to self-isolate for a week after minister tests positive

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will sell-isolate until next Wednesday, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office. It follows the announcement that Health Minister Yaakov Litzman tested positive for the coronavirus. Litzman’s wife also tested positive. Given the Health Minister’s role in policy-making during the coronavirus crisis, many other senior Israeli officials are also expected to go into ...

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Covid-19: British Airways expected to suspend 36,000 staff

British Airways is expected to announce it will suspend around 36,000 staff. The airline, which grounded much of its fleet due to the coronavirus crisis, has been negotiating with the Unite union for more than a week.The two sides have reached a broad deal but are yet to sign on some details.The agreement means that up to 80% of BA ...

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Banks to remain open from 10am to 3pm during general holidays

Banks will remain open from 10am to 3pm during the general holidays from April 5 to April 9 declared by the government to contain the spread of deadly coronavirus. “Banks will remain open from 10am to 3pm during the government-extended general holidays while the transaction will be made between 10am and 1pm,” said a Bangladesh Bank (BB) circular issued on ...

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Coronavirus: 2000 cases, 58 dead reported in India

The number of death toll from coronavirus has climbed to 58 in India till Thursday. A total of 2032 people have been affected in the country in coronavirus (Covid-19). Authorities across states have identified more than 6,000 people who attended the Nizamuddin Tablighi Jamaat congregation, the biggest coronavirus hotspot in the country.A massive operation of tracing the people connected to ...

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COVID-19: Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan choose to donate to global agencies

Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor and husband Saif Ali Khan have chosen to donate to global agencies UNICEF, GIVE INDIA and the International Association for Human Values (IAHV), in the fight against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. Kareena took to Instagram on Tuesday and announced that she along with Saif would be donating to the international agencies.”At difficult times like these, we ...

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Lewis of ‘DLS method’ cricket fame dies, aged 78

Tony Lewis, one of the men behind the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method used in weather-affected limited overs cricket matches, has died aged 78, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Wednesday. “It is with much sadness that the ECB has learned of the passing of Tony Lewis MBE, aged 78,” said a statement. “Tony, alongside fellow mathematician Frank Duckworth, devised the Duckworth-Lewis ...

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2 more test positive for coronavirus

Two more people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of cases in the country to 56, the government announced Thursday. “Samples of 141 people were collected in the past 24 hours. Two of them tested positive,” said DGHS Management Information System Director Dr Md Habibur Rahman in an online press briefing. He said ...

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Ex-land minister Shamsur Rahman passes away

Awami League lawmaker from Pabna-4 and former land minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif passed away at a city hospital on Thursday morning. He was 80. Sherif, the five-time MP, passed away during treatment in Dhaka’s United Hospital at 3:38 am on Thursday, his son Galibur Rahman said. Shamsur was suffering from various old-old complications and was admitted to the hospital on ...

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327 Japanese citizens leave Dhaka on special flight

A total of 327 Japanese nationals those were stranded in Dhaka due to COVID-19 pandemic left here for Tokyo on Thursday morning by a special chartered flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. The Biman’s Boeing 777 aircraft carrying 327 Japanese citizens including one infant left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) at 10.19 this morning for Narita Airport of Japan, a spokesperson ...

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Coronavirus: Global death toll climbs to 47,263

The global death toll of coronavirus has climbed to 47,263 till Thursday. A total of 936,829 people have been affected and 194,604 people have been recovered worldwide in the disease, worldometer reported. The coronavirus Covid-19 has affected all 195 countries in the world. A total of 203 countries and territories and two international conveyances: the Diamond Princess cruise ship harbored ...

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