Friday, July 10, 2020, 07:37:56 PM
Japan floods leave some 20 dead, more rains expected

Japan floods leave some 20 dead, more rains expected

Deep floodwaters and the risk of more mudslides that left about 20 people confirmed or presumed dead hampered search and rescue operations on Sunday (July 5) in southern Japan

2020-07-05 13:39:02
India confirms 18,695 coronavirus deaths

India confirms 18,695 coronavirus deaths

The death toll from coronavirus in India has climbed to 18,995 at 8:50pm till Saturday (Bangladesh Time), according to latest figure from worldometer.

2020-07-04 20:54:09
Coronavirus: US death toll rises to 132,129

Coronavirus: US death toll rises to 132,129

United States has reported 132,129 deaths from coronavirus at 8:40pm till Saturday (Bangladesh Time), according to latest data from worldometer.

2020-07-04 20:45:13
India's first coronavirus vaccine may be launched by Aug 15

India's first coronavirus vaccine may be launched by Aug 15

The first made-in-India coronavirus vaccine may be launched by August 15, with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) fast-tracking efforts to develop "Covaxin" in partnership with Bharat Biotech International Limited.

2020-07-03 20:06:54
Macron appoints new PM after Philippe resigns

Macron appoints new PM after Philippe resigns

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has tendered his resignation after heading President Emmanuel Macron's government for three years.

2020-07-03 19:05:55
20 feared dead as train rams bus in Pakistan

20 feared dead as train rams bus in Pakistan

Twenty people, mostly Sikh pilgrims, are feared dead in an accident between a bus and a train near Sheikhupura on Friday afternoon (July 3).

2020-07-03 18:51:18
8 Indian policemen killed in clash with gang members

8 Indian policemen killed in clash with gang members

Eight Indian policemen have been killed, and seven more injured, in an encounter with gang members, reports say

2020-07-03 14:33:36
Celebrated Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan dies

Celebrated Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan dies

Saroj Khan, one of India's most prominent choreographers, has died at the age of 71.

2020-07-03 13:19:32
Myanmar jade mine landslide death toll reaches 160

Myanmar jade mine landslide death toll reaches 160

At least 162 people have died and others are feared trapped after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar's Kachin State, according to officials.

2020-07-03 12:45:05
Priyanka Gandhi asked to vacate government bungalow by August 1

Priyanka Gandhi asked to vacate government bungalow by August 1

Months after the withdrawal of SPG protection to the Gandhis, the Union Government on Wednesday issued an order for Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to vacate the bungalow allocated to her in Lutyens Bungalow Zone.

2020-07-02 13:35:59
Gunmen kill 24 people in attack on Mexican drug rehab centre

Gunmen kill 24 people in attack on Mexican drug rehab centre

At least 24 people were killed in an armed attack on a drug rehabilitation facility in the central Mexican city of Irapuato, Mexican police said on Wednesday, underlining the challenge the government has in fulfilling a pledge to stop gang violence.

2020-07-02 13:12:20
Myanmar mine landslide death toll climbs to 113

Myanmar mine landslide death toll climbs to 113

At least 113 people were dead and many others were reported missing on Thursday after a jade mine collapsed in Myanmar’s Kachin state, according to the authorities.

2020-07-02 12:22:24
Hong Kong protest: UK makes citizenship offer to residents

Hong Kong protest: UK makes citizenship offer to residents

Up to three million Hong Kong residents are to be offered the chance to settle in the UK and ultimately apply for citizenship, Boris Johnson has said.

2020-07-01 20:03:02
Coronavirus: India confirms total 17,410 deaths

Coronavirus: India confirms total 17,410 deaths

India’s coronavirus death toll rose to 17,410 at 13:50pm till Wednesday (Bangladesh Time), according to latest data from worldometer. So far, 585,792 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus in the country till date.

2020-07-01 13:54:52
Hong Kong arrests dozens as 'anti-protest' law kicks in 

Hong Kong arrests dozens as 'anti-protest' law kicks in 

Dozens of people have been arrested in Hong Kong, including a man carrying a pro-independence flag, after a new "anti-protest" law imposed by Beijing came into effect, officials say.

2020-07-01 13:48:06