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  • Harvard, MIT sue US govt over rule on int'l students
  • Egypt reports 1,025 COVID-19 cases, tally hits 78,304
  • White House pushes to reopen schools as U S COVID-19 cases top 3 mln
  • Covid-19 cases in Nashik go beyond 6,000
  • MP CM expresses grief
  • MP CM mourns Churaman’s death
  • Covid-19 cases in Thane cross 47,000
  • US COVID-19 cases surpass 3 mln -- Johns Hopkins University
  • UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 44,517 as another 126 patients die
  • Death toll rises to 5 in eastern Ukraine forest fire
  • Harvard, MIT sue US gov't over rule on int'l students
  • Iraq faces long battle against COVID-19, as daily cases hike to 2,741
  • MP CM unveils Mukhya Mantri Street Vendor Loan Scheme
  • More S African politicians test positive for COVID-19
  • Four dead in central China landslide
World

COVID-19: Death toll in Bangladesh crosses 2000 mark in 118 days

07 Jul 2020 | 12:04 AM

Dhaka, Jul 6 (UNI) Death toll from coronavirus or Covid-19 has surpassed 2,000 mark in Bangladesh within 118 days since the country recorded its first Covid-19 case on March 8.

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Bangladesh famous playback singer Andrew Kishore no more

07 Jul 2020 | 12:02 AM

Dhaka, Jul 06 (UNI) Bangladesh's famous playback singer Andrew Kishore passed away here on Monday.

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Access to HIV medicines severely impacted by COVID-19: WHO survey

Access to HIV medicines severely impacted by COVID-19: WHO survey

06 Jul 2020 | 9:29 PM

Geneva Jul 06 (UNI) Seventy-three countries have warned that they are at risk of stock-outs of antiretroviral (ARV) medicines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, revealed a new survey conducted by the World Health Organization.

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Pakistani PM's special assistant on health tests +ve for COVID-19

Pakistani PM's special assistant on health tests +ve for COVID-19

06 Jul 2020 | 6:28 PM

Islamabad, Jul 6 (UNI) Special Assistant to Pakistani Prime Minister on Health Zafar Mirza was on Monday tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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B'desh: 2 Rohingya 'drug peddlers' killed in Cox’s Bazar gunfight

B'desh: 2 Rohingya 'drug peddlers' killed in Cox’s Bazar gunfight

06 Jul 2020 | 2:17 PM

Dhaka, July 6 (UNI) Two suspected Rohingya drug traders were killed in a gunfight with Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB) in Nanirbari area of Abrang village under Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar early Monday, BGB said.

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Hajj 2020: Touching Kaaba banned

Hajj 2020: Touching Kaaba banned

06 Jul 2020 | 2:15 PM

Dhaka, Jul 6 (UNI) Touching the Kaaba will be banned during this year's Hajj, as per health protocols issued by Saudi National Center for Disease Prevention and Control to prevent spread of COVID-19.

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Global nCoV cases increase to 11.4 mln

Global nCoV cases increase to 11.4 mln

06 Jul 2020 | 12:01 PM

Washington, Jul 6 (UNI) The number of global novel coronavirus cases has increased to more than 11.4 million, while the deaths have soared to over 533,000 on Monday, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

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Five killed in tower crane collapse in China

Five killed in tower crane collapse in China

06 Jul 2020 | 11:40 AM

Beijing, Jul 6 (UNI) At least five people were killed on Sunday as a tower crane collapsed at a construction site in east China's Anhui Province, local authorities said on Monday.

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Mississippi house speaker Philip Gunn tests +ve for COVID-19

Mississippi house speaker Philip Gunn tests +ve for COVID-19

06 Jul 2020 | 8:20 AM

Washington, Jul 6 (UNI) Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn has said that he tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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US FDA Commissioner Stephen declines to offer COVID-19 vaccine timing

US FDA Commissioner Stephen declines to offer COVID-19 vaccine timing

06 Jul 2020 | 8:16 AM

Washington, Jul 6 (UNI) The Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Stephen Hahn has refused to offer a timeline for COVID-19 vaccine, which US President Donald Trump suggested could be available "long before the end of the year."

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COVID-19 cases surpass 1.6 mln in Brazil

COVID-19 cases surpass 1.6 mln in Brazil

06 Jul 2020 | 8:14 AM

Brasilia, Jul 6 (UNI) The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Brazil has surpassed 1.6 million with more than 26,000 new cases registered in the past 24 hours, the country’s Health Ministry said.

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Large haul of narcotic drugs seized in Myanmar

05 Jul 2020 | 8:53 PM

Yangon, Jul 5 (UNI) Myanmarese authorities have seized a large consignment of narcotic drugs in the country's eastern state of Shan, the Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCDAC) announced on Sunday.

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Bangladesh registers 2,378 new COVID-19 cases, 55 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh registers 2,378 new COVID-19 cases, 55 deaths in 24 hrs

05 Jul 2020 | 8:51 PM

Dhaka, Jul 5 (UNI) With the detection of 2,378 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hrs, the total tally in the country has surged to 162,417 on Sunday.

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Johnson to start phasing Huawei out of 5G network by year-end: Reports

05 Jul 2020 | 8:49 PM

London, Jul 5 (UNI) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would start phasing out Huawei from the country's 5G tele-communications network by the end of 2020, The Telegraph newspaper reported.

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Nepal registers 30 new COVID cases in Kathmandu, tally nears 200

05 Jul 2020 | 8:38 PM

Kathmandu, Jul 5 (UNI) Kathmandu valley on Sunday registered 30 new cases of Novel Coronavirus, taking the tally to 200.

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