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  • Canada's Trudeau, France's Macron call for Impartial inquiry on Navalny’s case
  • Govt allows upto 74 pc FDI in Defence sector under automatic route; Goyal says this will boost EoDB
  • 159 more test positive for Covid-19 in Arunachal, tally rises to 6,851
  • Homoeopathy Bill- an attempt to take away autonomy of Homeopathy Council: Cong
  • K'taka: Moodbidri MLA tested positive for COVID-19
  • UP: BSP, SP oppose Farmers Bill
  • BJP MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe tests positive for Covid-19
  • Security forces launch CASO in north Kashmir
  • Corporatisation of OFB raised in Rajya Sabha
  • Reputed fashion designer Sharbari Dutta passes away
  • COVID-19 cases spike continues in Telangana with 2,000 plus new cases
  • Dinesh Karthik has been very supportive in my journey: Siddharth Manimaran
  • Tripura launches two days Musk enforcement drive to contain Covid spread
  • Prez condoles death of RS MP Ashok Gasti
  • RS member Ashok Gasti passes away

Survey says only 13 pc internet users in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Oct 2 (UNI) Among 18 countries, Bangladesh is one of the lowest internet-using countries of the region where only 13 per cent of the country’s population use internet, said a telecom based regional think-tank on Tuesday.
LIRNEasia, a Colombo based policy think-tank, came up with the disclosure that there is a huge gender disparity in mobile phone use and access to internet in the country.
After interviewing about 2,000 people in November last year, the think tank found that 18 per cent of the men while only 7 per cent of women use internet.
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Belarus president closes country's western borders, puts army on high alert

Belarus president closes country's western borders, puts army on high alert

18 Sep 2020 | 7:28 AM

Minsk, Sept 18(UNI) Belarus's president Alexander Lukashenko on Friday announced that he is putting the country's troops on high alert and closing the country's borders with Poland and Lithuania.

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WHO says weekly cases in Europe eclipse March peak

18 Sep 2020 | 1:39 AM

Geneva, Sept 17(UNI) The World Health Organisation(WHO) said on Thursday that there has been a significant increase in the number of weekly COVID cases being reported across Europe and that it has exceeded the numbers reported in March when the pandemic first peaked.

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IHC directs foreign secretary to ensure Nawaz's appearance before court

IHC directs foreign secretary to ensure Nawaz's appearance before court

17 Sep 2020 | 11:13 PM

Islamabad, Sep 17(UNI) The assistant registrar of the Islamabad High Court on Thursday asked the foreign secretary to ensure that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is produced before it on September 22.

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COVID-19: Nepal’s Covid-19 tally reaches 59,573

17 Sep 2020 | 9:30 PM

Kathmandu, Sep 17(UNI) Nepal reported 1,246 new coronavirus cases and four deaths on Thursday taking the Himalayan nation's tally to 59,573 while the death toll stands at 383.

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World failing to meet all biodiversity goals: UN

17 Sep 2020 | 8:09 PM

New York, Sep 17 (UNI) The United Nations declared on Thursday that countries of the world are set to miss all of the targets they set themselves a decade ago to preserve nature and save Earth’s vital biodiversity.

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