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  • Bihar Governor, CM extend greetings on Independence day
  • Kerala CM, Health Min test negative for COVID
  • Meghalaya Cabinet approves loan for Power Corporation
  • COVID cases surge to 211108, death toll reaches 3717 in K'taka
  • No question of withdrawal of free power to farmers: Amarinder
  • Amnesty schemes by Modi govt are designed to honour dishonest: Cong
  • Oppn should desist from petty politics in the name of freedom fighters : Khattar
  • India-Bangladesh border trade to resume through Meghalaya's Dawki land port
  • Containment zone in four villages in East Khasi Hills due to African Swine Flu
  • Guv extends greetings on I-Day eve
  • Meghalaya CM to unfurl Tri-colour in Shillong
  • India expects China to sincerely work towards complete de-escalation
  • You try to come to Punjab & I'll teach you a lesson, Punjab CM dares SFJ's Pannu
  • Amarinder extends 9 PM - 5 AM curfew to all cities
  • India establishes global position with export of 23 lakh PPEs in one month only
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Global nCoV cases surpasses 20.2 mln

Global nCoV cases surpasses 20.2 mln

12 Aug 2020 | 11:38 AM

Washington, Aug 12 (UNI) The number of global novel Coronavirus cases has surpassed 20.2 million on Wednesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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Indo-Bangla communication to reduce the cost of commerce: says Indian envoy

12 Aug 2020 | 12:33 AM

Dhaka, Aug 11 (UNI) Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das said the existing excellent bilateral relations between Bangladesh and India and commencement of recent communication
(rail and internal river routes) would help reduction of the cost of commerce.

She made the remarks while addressing a webinar on economic resurrection in India-Bangladesh partnership in
post-Covid world. Indian High Commission in Dhaka and India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry(IBCCI) jointly organized the event here today (Aug 11).

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Lithuania ready to grant asylum to Belarusian oppo: Interior Ministry

11 Aug 2020 | 10:24 PM

Vilinus, Aug 11 (UNI) At least two Iraqi border guard officers were killed by a Turkish drone strike in the country's northern province of Erbil, the country's security forces said on Tuesday.

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EU may impose sanctions on Belarus: German FM

11 Aug 2020 | 10:11 PM

Brussels, Aug 11 (UNI) German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas indicated on Tuesday that the European Union may reimpose sanctions against Belarus in the wake of the recent presidential elections.

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New Zealand reactivates strict lockdown

New Zealand reactivates strict lockdown

11 Aug 2020 | 9:31 PM

Wellington, Aug 11 (UNI) New Zealand's largest city Auckland will be under COVID-19 alert Level 3 from Wednesday for three days, while the rest of the country would be under Level 2 alert after four cases of community transmission were confirmed on Tuesday.

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Russian COVID-19 Vaccine lags behind US candidates: White House

11 Aug 2020 | 9:12 PM

Washington, Aug 11 (UNI) White House adviser Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday claimed that the Russian novel coronavirus vaccine lags behind vaccine candidates developed in the United States and does not seem to be in the human trials phase.

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Indo-Nepal high level meeting to be held on Aug 17

Indo-Nepal high level meeting to be held on Aug 17

11 Aug 2020 | 7:14 PM

Kathmandu, Aug 11(UNI) The eighth meeting of Nepal-India Oversight Mechanism would be held on August 17 in Kathmandu, Nepal's Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali announced on Tuesday.

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Per capita income of Bangladesh rises over USD 2K

11 Aug 2020 | 6:55 PM

Dhaka, Aug 11 (UNI) Bangladesh's per capita income has risen over USD 2,000 during the fiscal year 2019-20 (July 2019-June 2020), showed the latest official data, released on Tuesday.

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Janmashtami celebrated across in Bangladesh

11 Aug 2020 | 6:12 PM

Dhaka, Aug 11 (UNI) Janmashtami, marking the birth of Lord Sri Krishna, is being celebrated across the country with religious fervour and gaiety.

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Russia first country to register COVID-19 vaccine: Putin

Russia first country to register COVID-19 vaccine: Putin

11 Aug 2020 | 6:06 PM

Moscow, Aug 11 (UNI) Russia has become the first country in the world to register a COVID-19 vaccine, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.

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COVID-19: Bangladesh registers 2,966 new cases

11 Aug 2020 | 5:57 PM

Dhaka, Aug 11 (UNI) Bangladesh's COVID-19 tally has reached 2,63,503 as 2,966 more people tested positive for the virus during the past 24 hours, confirmed the Directorate General of Health Services on Tuesday.

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Russia to become first country to register COVID-19 vaccine, says Putin

Russia to become first country to register COVID-19 vaccine, says Putin

11 Aug 2020 | 3:04 PM

Moscow, Aug 11 (UNI) Russia has become the first country in the world to register a COVID-19 vaccine, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.

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Brazil reports 22,000 new COVID-19 cases, 700 fatalities

Brazil reports 22,000 new COVID-19 cases, 700 fatalities

11 Aug 2020 | 1:57 PM

Brasilia, Aug 11 (UNI) Brazil's number of cases of the novel Coronavirus has increased by more than 22,000 over the last 24 hours, with over 700 deaths, the country's Health Ministry said in a statement.

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B'Desh Prez Hamid, PM Hasina greet Hindu Community on Janmashtami

B'Desh Prez Hamid, PM Hasina greet Hindu Community on Janmashtami

11 Aug 2020 | 1:05 PM

Dhaka, Aug 11 (UNI) Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in separate messages, on Tuesday greeted members of the Hindu community on the occasion of Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna.

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Lebanese PM resigns after demonstrations rock Beirut

Lebanese PM resigns after demonstrations rock Beirut

11 Aug 2020 | 12:24 PM

Beirut, Aug 11 (UNI) Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab resigned following public outrage and widespread anti-government demonstrations in the wake of the August 4 massive blast that shook capital Beirut and killed nearly 160 people and wounded thousands others.

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