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  • 248 inmates of divisional jail among 334 corona positive cases detected in Godda district
  • 1st Test: Pakistan 53/2 at Lunch against England
  • K'taka: Rail traffic resumes after blockage due to landslide
  • Tamil Nadu sees record single-day spike of 112 COVID-19 deaths, 5,175 new cases
  • J&K: 12,000 vacancies being sent to various recruitment agencies
  • HC refuses to stay recruitment process under 6th JPSC
  • Construction of Ram Temple will lead to unity, harmony in country: Birla
  • Nepal registers 381 new cases of COVID-19, tally now 21,390
  • Memorial of Alaboi Battle against Mughals in Kamrup soon
  • nCov: 14 new cases in HP's Kangra, tally soars to 495
  • Afghanistan health ministry says 10 mln affected in country
  • IDBI Bank Launches “IDBI Swarna Kalash” - Specialized Gold Loan Branches
  • As COVID19 cases rise sharply, Andaman identifies 1000 beds for corona patients
  • Prohibitory orders along Indo-Bangla border to prevent extremist, smuggling, influx
  • Rs 4 3 lakh scholarship sanctioned for 72 wards of martyrs, serving personnel
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At least 17 dead as trawler capsizes in Bangladesh

At least 17 dead as trawler capsizes in Bangladesh

05 Aug 2020 | 6:41 PM

Dhaka, Aug 5 (UNI) At least 17 people including six children were drowned as a trawler carrying 48 people capsized in a marshy wetland in northern Bangladesh's district of Netrakona on Wednesday.

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Nepal registers 381 new cases of COVID-19, tally now 21,390

05 Aug 2020 | 6:38 PM

Kathmandu, Aug 5(UNI) Nepal's Ministry of Health and Population on Wednesday recorded 381 new cases of the coronavirus, taking the nationwide count to 21,390.

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Afghanistan health ministry says 10 mln affected in country

05 Aug 2020 | 6:33 PM

Kabul, Aug 5 (UNI) The Afghan Health Minister Ahmad Jawad Osmani on Wednesday said that nearly "ten million" people have been infected with the coronavirus in the country, citing a recent survey.

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Taliban ambush leaves 12 dead in Afghanistan's northeast

05 Aug 2020 | 5:49 PM

Kabul, Aug 5 (UNI) At least 12 people were killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan’s northeastern Baghlan province on Wednesday, TOLO News reported, citing an ex-provincial official.

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Morrison: US-China war no longer inconceivable

Morrison: US-China war no longer inconceivable

05 Aug 2020 | 5:11 PM

Canberra, Aug 5 (UNI) Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday said he believes that the escalating US-China tensions is making it more and more apparent that an armed conflict between the US and China is no longer inconceivable.

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Virus fallout, Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy in US

Virus fallout, Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy in US

05 Aug 2020 | 5:00 PM

London, Aug 5(UNI) Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd on Wednesday filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in the US after telling a London court it was on the verge of running out of cash next month if a pending rescue deal isn't approved.

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Three Bangladeshi nationals killed in Beirut Blast

Three Bangladeshi nationals killed in Beirut Blast

05 Aug 2020 | 4:53 PM

Dhaka, Aug 5 (UNI) At least three Bangladeshi nationals have been killed and 59 others injured in Tuesday's blasts in Lebanese capital of Beirut.

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Beirut explosion leaves more than 2,00,000 homeless

Beirut explosion leaves more than 2,00,000 homeless

05 Aug 2020 | 4:48 PM

Beirut, Aug 5 (UNI) Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Wednesday that the massive explosion on Tuesday which destroyed buildings over a vast perimeter, including houses and residential buildings, has left more than 200,000 people homeless.

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Bangladesh national killed in Beirut blast

05 Aug 2020 | 2:16 PM

Dhaka, Aug 5 (UNI) A Bangladesh worker was killed in the massive blast in Lebanon's capital Beirut on Tuesday, which has claimed over 100 lives so far and injured nearly 400 people, an official of Bangladesh
Embassy in Lebanon confirmed.

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Beirut blast: Over 100 dead, President declares two-week emergency

Beirut blast: Over 100 dead, President declares two-week emergency

05 Aug 2020 | 1:52 PM

Beirut, Aug 5 (UNI) Lebanon President Michel Aoun on Wednesday declared a two-week state of emergency following a massive explosion in Beirut that killed over 100 people and injured nearly 4,000.

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Several Bangladeshi national hurt in Lebanon blast

Several Bangladeshi national hurt in Lebanon blast

05 Aug 2020 | 1:38 PM

Dhaka, Aug (UNI) Several Bangladeshi Navy members stationed in Lebanon were injured in a massive blast that shocked the country's capital Beirut on Tuesday, killing 78 people and injuring nearly 400.

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Queensland to close border with New South Wales

05 Aug 2020 | 1:10 PM

Canberra, Aug 5 (UNI) Authorities in the Australian state of Queensland announced on Wednesday that they will further extend the border closure to New South Wales (NSW) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) to halt the spread of coronavirus from south-eastern states.

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Afghan airstrikes kill 4 militants in northern Faryab province

05 Aug 2020 | 12:44 PM

Kabul, Aug 5 (UNI) Afghanistan's air force carried out airstrikes against a gathering of Taliban militants in Dawlat Abad district of Afghanistan's northern Faryab province on Tuesday, killing four militants, army spokesman in the northern region Mohammad Hanif Rezai said Wednesday.

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Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 700,000 - Johns Hopkins University

Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 700,000 - Johns Hopkins University

05 Aug 2020 | 11:21 AM

Washington, Aug 5 (UNI) The worldwide number of COVID-19 fatalities has surpassed 700,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University, which compiles data from federal and local authorities, media and other sources.

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Ex-president Colombia Uribe under house arrest

Ex-president Colombia Uribe under house arrest

05 Aug 2020 | 10:40 AM

Bogota, Aug.5 (UNI) Supreme Court of Justice has ordered house arrest for Colombia's former President Alvaro Uribe on Tuesday on charges of fraud, bribery and corruption.

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