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Nepal interested in buying Bangladeshi firm's Covid-19 vaccine

Bangladesh Bank to start financial interoperability system from October 27

As soon as the corona vaccine is approved, we will bring it first: Health Minister

Speedboat sinks in river, 5 passengers missing

ICT issues death warrant against Syed Kaiser

Vaccines against COVID-19 may not need to be administered annually: WHO Official

Moscow/Sputnik, October 17: Any safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19 may not need to be administered annually, unlike vaccines for influenza, Dr. Richard Mihigo, the program area manager for immunization and vaccine development at the World Health Organization's (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, told Sputnik in an interview.

Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 1 million-mark

New York: The death toll due to COVID-19 across the globe has touched 1,000,000.

Work to achieve a culture of peace amid COVID-19 upheaval: UN Secretary-General

New York: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend economies and societies, while also threatening to erode trust in public institutions and democracy, it is critical that people everywhere continue to pursue peace.

New Zealand reports first Covid-19 death in three months

Dhaka, September 4: Once thought to be Covid-19 free, New Zealand has recorded its first coronavirus death since May 24, reports said.

Covid-19: Australia's Victoria reports 19 deaths, records deadliest day

Dhaka, August 10: Australia's Victoria state has reported 19 deaths on Monday and recorded the deadliest day ever since the outbreak of the pandemic.

China’s party-state has become considerably more assertive in a number of domains: Think Tanks

Washington: The world is confronting unique changes in relations among the United States, Europe, and China, which have now been further exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis, top US and European think tanks have said.

France, Spain see a spike in Covid-19 infections

Dhaka, August 6: Authorities in France have reported a spike in the number of daily novel coronavirus infections, in more than two months' time.

Michelle Obama suffering from 'low-grade depression'

Dhaka, August 6: Former First Lady of the United States of America Michelle Obama has said she is suffering from 'low-grade depression' after watching the hypocrisy of the Trump administration day in and day out.

Breastfeeding link to COVID-19 is negligible, says World Health Organization

New York: The risk of COVID-19 infection from breastfeeding is negligible and has never been documented, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, in a call for greater support for the practice.

China's Wuhan lab operating 'covert operations' in Pakistan, creating "anthrax-like" pathogens: Report

With the world still battling COVID-19 outbreak, Pakistan and China have entered a secret three-year deal to expand potential bio-warfare capabilities, including running several research projects related to the deadly agent anthrax, media reports said.

Cyber spy: US accuses hackers of trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine data for China

Washington: The US government has accused China of sponsoring hackers who have targeted labs developing vaccine to fight COVID-19 disease, which is believed to have spread across the globe from Wuhan.

US State Department memo: Wuhan lab was not operating safely

Washington: The US State Department has released two partially redacted versions of unclassified memos written by American officials who had visited Wuhan Institute of Virology and expressed concerns over the safety protocols and practices followed by the laboratory in 2018, media reports said.

World off track in meeting 2030 Agenda, UN deputy chief warns, calls for solidarity in COVID-19 recovery

The world was off track in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, even before the COVID-19 crisis erupted, but can get back on course by increasing investment in public services, showing solidarity on financing, and “reshaping” how people work, learn, live and consume.

Japan defence white paper claims Beijing is pushing territorial claims amid COVID-19

Tokyo: Japan has said China is pushing its territorial claims under the cover of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tibetan representatives meet WHO, UN officials in Delhi, demand probe in COVID-19 virus origin

New Delhi: Meeting World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations (UN) officials in Delhi, representatives of 10 Tibetan associations submitted a memorandum where they demanded a transparent investigation into the source of the infection.