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IS suicide bomber involved in Afghan prison attack was a Kerala...

By Aarti Tikoo SinghKabul/New Delhi, Aug 4 | Of the 11 ISIS suicide bombers involved in the Afghanistan prison break terror attack that left...

Russia records lowest COVID-19 cases since April

Moscow, Aug 4 | Russia recorded 5,159 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, the lowest daily figure since April 23, authorities said on TuesdayThe...

Millions return to lockdown in Philippines

Manila, Aug 4 | Millions of people in the Philippines returned to a COVID-19 lockdown on Tuesday, after doctors warned a surge in new...

Mass testing must include those without symptoms: Ex-UK PM

London, Aug 4 | Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair said a mass coronavirus testing regime, which also includes the ones who don't show...

Trump says US ‘lower than the world’ regarding COVID-19 data

Washington, Aug 4 | In an interview, US President Donald Trump claimed that America was "lower than the world" regarding coronavirus data, before suggesting...

Tokyo’s daily COVID-19 cases above 200 for 8th day

Tokyo, Aug 4 | The Tokyo metropolitan government confirmed 309 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with the figure marking the eighth straight day that...

13 dead due to heavy rains in S.Korea

Seoul, Aug 4 | At least 13 people have died and 13 others were reported missing due to the heavy rains that have continued...

Pak court asks govt to give India 2nd offer in Kulbhushan...

Islamabad, Aug 4 | The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has asked the federal government of Prime Minister Imran Khan to give another offer and...

Guterres outlines ‘bold steps’ for education amid pandemic

United Nations, Aug 4 | The COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest disruption to education in history and prolonged school closures could further entrench...

White House sued over lack of sign language interpreters

Washington, Aug 4 | A lawsuit has been filed against the White House over the lack of a sign language interpreter at the US...

Airlines seek permission from Nepal govt to resume flights

Colombo, Aug 4 | The Nepal governments decision to resume domestic and international flights from August 17 has prompted airline companies to start submitting...

US should get large share of TikTok sale proceeds: Trump

New York, Aug 4 | US President Donald Trump has said that the country should get a large percentage of the proceeds if part...

Pompeo, Taliban deputy leader discuss intra-Afghan talks

Kabul, Aug 4 | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Talibans deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar discussed the much-awaited intra-Afghan talks...

PIA sacked 63 pilots last month

Islamabad, Aug 4 | Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) said that it has sacked 63 employees last month on various charges, including fake pilot licences,...

Balochistan extends ‘smart lockdown’ till Aug 17

Quetta, Aug 4 | The government of Pakistan's Balochistan province has extended the 'smart lockdown' enforced to curb the spread of the coronavirus till...

Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina

Washington, Aug 4 | Hurricane Isaias made a landfall in the US state of North Carolina, leading to floods and damages on its way...

Calls to suspend UK lawmaker grows over rape allegations

London, Aug 4 | Calls to suspend a lawmaker from the UK's ruling Conservative Party grew over allegations that he raped a young House...

German Prez urges caution amid increasing COVID-19 cases

Berlin, Aug 4 | German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has urged citizens to "show consideration, caution and responsibility" in the wake of increasing COVID-19 cases...

71% African-Americans know people mistreated by police: Poll

Washington, Aug 4 | Up to 71 per cent of African-Americans said they personally knew "some" or "a lot of" people who were mistreated...

US drugmaker starts phase 3 trial for COVID-19 antibody treatment

Washington, Aug 4 | American pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly and Company has announced the start of its phase 3 trial to study whether one...

Egypt rejects Ethiopia’s ‘unilateral move’ over Nile dam

Cairo, Aug 4 | Egypt has reiterated its rejection against any "unilateral move" by Ethiopia to fill the reservoir of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance...

Masks now mandatory in outdoor places across French cities

Paris, Aug 4 | The French authorities have ordered people to wear face masks in outdoor public places in many major cities as the...

Parents are ultimate decision makers on sending kids to school: Cuomo

New York, Aug 4 | Parents are the "ultimate decision makers" on whether or not they want to send their children to school, New...

UNSC to focus on counter-terrorism issues in August

United Nations, Aug 4 | UN Security Council (UNSC) is expected to have focus on counter-terrorism issues in August, it was reported.The Council will...

Trump slams NY prosecutor’s probe over his tax returns

Washington, Aug 4 | US President Donald Trump called a New York City prosecutor's inquiry into his tax returns an attempt by Democrats to...

Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in China

Beijing, Aug 4 | Hagupit, the fourth typhoon of this year, made landfall China's Zhejiang province on Tuesday, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) said.Hagupit...

Global COVID-19 cases top 18.1 mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Aug 4 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 18.1 million mark, while the deaths have increased to over 691,000,...

Women essential in fight against COVID-19 pandemic: UN

United Nations, Aug 4 | The full participation of women is essential for an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic and also in the...

US Houston to issue 250-USD fine for mask order violations

Houston, Aug 4 | Houston, the largest city in the US state of Texas, will issue fine of US $250 to those who violate...

White House mandates random coronavirus tests for staffers

Washington, Aug 4 | The White House is mandating random coronavirus testing for staffers after President Donald Trump's national security adviser Robert O'Brien and...

Israeli airstrikes hit Syrian army targets

Jerusalem/Damascus, Aug 4 | Israeli helicopters fired missiles on Syrian military positions in the southern province of Quneitra, according to Israel's military and Syrian...

Saudi Arabia concludes Hajj amid COVID-19 pandemic

Riyadh, Aug 4 | Saudi Arabia's health authorities said no coronavirus cases were reported at the holy sites during this year's Hajj.Pilgrims on Monday...

Israeli, US air forces hold joint exercise

Jerusalem, Aug 4 | Israel said its air force held a joint military exercise with the United States Air Forces Central Command for the...

Israeli PM says West Bank annexation “isn’t off the table”

Jerusalem, Aug 4 | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that his plan to annex portions of the Israeli-occupied West Bank "isn't off the...

US, Poland agree on enhanced defence cooperation

Washington, Aug 4 | The Pentagon said that the United States and Poland had completed negotiations on the Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), which...

Netanyahu warns Israel will hit back any attacks

Jerusalem, Aug 4 | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that his country will attack "anyone who tries to attack us," a day after...

Wildfire in US Northern California 40% contained

San Francisco, Aug 4 | Firefighters have contained a wildfire in Colusa County of US Northern California, officials said.The Sites Fire reportedly had reached...

UK govt launches discount scheme to boost local restaurants

London, Aug 4 | The British government launched a discount scheme to boost the hospitality sector which has been hit hard by coronavirus.The so-called...

COVID-19 pandemic “once in a century”, but still “in our hands”:...

Geneva, Aug 4 | The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the COVID-19 pandemic is "a once-in-a-century health crisis," but it...

Over 40 test positive for Covid-19 on Norwegian cruise ship

Oslo, Aug 3 | At least 41 passengers and crew on a Norwegian cruise ship have tested positive for Covid-19, officials said.Hundreds more passengers...

Global Covid-19 deaths surpass 690,000

New York, Aug 3 | Global Covid-19 deaths surpassed 690,000 on Monday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns...

EU provides Tk 1 cr for 25K flood victims in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Aug 3 | The European Union (EU) has provided 100,000 euros, almost Tk 1 crore, aid that will directly benefit 25,000 people in...

COVID-19 scheme offering UK diners 50% comes into force

London, Aug 3 | Diners across the UK will be able to enjoy half-price meals throughout August from Monday, as part of a government...

New Zealand preparing airport for travel bubble

Auckland, Aug 3 | Auckland International Airport in New Zealand will be separated into two zones in preparation for a potential air corridor...

Woman injured by whale at Australian tourist spot

Canberra, Aug 3 | A woman has suffered serious injuries after being struck and injured while swimming with humpback whales off the coast of...

Irish Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies

Dublin, Aug 3 | Former Irish politician and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume died on Monday at the age of 83, his family...

Tokyo’s daily COVID-19 cases drop for 2nd consecutive day

Tokyo, Aug 3 | The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday confirmed 258 new COVID-19 cases, with the number declining for a second consecutive day...

Sri Lanka makes face masks mandatory in Parliament

Colombo, Aug 3 | In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, Sri Lanka's health authorities said on Monday that face masks will...

Data leak reveals Iran’s cover-up of COVID-19 deaths

Tehran, Aug 3 | A data leak has revealed that the number of coronavirus deaths in Iran is nearly triple than what the...

Hundreds still without power in Florida due to storm

Miami, Aug 3 | Some 1,840 people in Florida remained without power because of the tropical storm Isaias, local media reported. Florida Power & Light...

Business

Policy steps may boost profitability of sugar mills: Ind-Ra

New Delhi, Aug 4 | India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has said policy measures can boost profitability of the sugar sector in the second...