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  • Tuesday, June, 2020| Today's Market | Current Time: 09:04:20
  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Calls up Mamta Banerjee, Expresses sympathy over Cyclone loss

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday called up the Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamta Banerjee and expressed her sympathy for the losses suffered by the state due to the cyclone Amphan. Prime Minister Hasina enquired about the damage caused by the cyclone, reported the official news agency BSS. Expressing sympathy at the loss of […]

    Pakistan International Airlines plane crashes near Karachi airport

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane with 107 people on board crashed into a densely populated residential area near the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi today. The officials said Airbus carrying 99 passengers and eight crew members from Lahore was about to land in Karachi when it crashed at the Jinnah Garden area near Model Colony […]

    Bangladesh suffers losses worth Taka 1100 crore, 10 deaths due to Cyclone Amphan

    Bangladesh suffered a loss of Taka 1100 crore due to the Cyclone Amphan which affected 26 districts of the country. The state Minister for Disaster Management  Enamur Rahman told media on Thursday that the cyclone also caused death of at least 10 people across the country. However, the Minister said that it will take a […]

    Trump orders US flag to be flown at half-staff over next 3 days as COVID-19 death toll surpasses 95,000

    The US President Donald Trump said yesterday, he will order the US flag to be flown at half-staff over the next three days as the death toll from COVID-19 surpasses 95,000. Trump tweeted, flags will be lowered on all Federal Buildings and National Monuments to half-staff over the next three days in memory of the […]

    2 flights from Muscat carrying expatriates reach Kochi, kozhikode in Kerala today

    Under Vande Bharat mission, two flights from Muscat carrying expatriates reached Kochi and kozhikode in Kerala today evening. Two more flights  from Gulf region  is scheduled to arrive in the State soon.

    Indian troops fully familiar with alignment of LAC in India-China border areas, says MEA Spokesperson

    External Affairs Ministry today said that any suggestion that Indian troops had undertaken activity across the LAC in the Western Sector or the Sikkim sector is not accurate. In a virtual briefing, Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said Indian troops are fully familiar with the alignment of the Line of Actual Control in the India-China border […]

    US Senate passes a bill to delist Chinese companies from American stock exchanges

    US Senate has passed a bill to delist Chinese companies from American stock exchanges. The senate on Wednesday unanimously approved the bill brought by Republican Senator John Kennedy and Democrat Senator, Chris Van Hollen. The legislation requires companies to certify that they are not owned or controlled by a foreign government. They would be required […]

    General Elections cannot be held on 20th of June: Sri Lanka EC informs SC

    In Sri Lanka, the Election Commission has informed the Supreme Court that General Elections cannot be held on 20th of June, as scheduled because of the current COVID situation in the country. This was stated by lawyer representing the Commission Chairman during hearing of multiple Fundamental Rights (FR) petitions challenging the date set for the […]

    UN Secretary-General suggests world leaders to send video statements for 75th annual meeting

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has suggested world leaders to send video statements for the world body’s 75th annual September meeting this year as there is ‘high unlikely’ chances that they will be able to travel to New York, the UN Headquarters during the Corona virus pandemic. New York has been an epicenter of the coronavirus […]

    Cyclone Amphan intensifies into severe cyclonic storm in Bangladesh

    Severe Cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ over southeast bay and adjoining southwest bay has intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm as it moved northwards. It is likely to intensify further and move in a north-northwesterly direction before turning towards Bangladesh. It may cross Bangladesh coast between Khulna-Chattogram during late night on Tuesday to evening of Wednesday, […]