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Omicron: England records 22 cases so far

Low pressure in Bay of Bengal likely to intensify: BMD

Amin Bazar murders: 13 receive death sentence, 19 given lifer

Bomb scare forces Malaysian Airlines flight to make emergency landing at Dhaka airport

Higher Secondary and equivalent exams from today

Omicron: England records 22 cases so far

London, December 2: England has recorded 22 confirmed Omcron infection cases as the latest Covid-19 variant is driving the world to take stringent measures to stop its spread.

China pushes private schools to turn public in ‘fairness’ lesson: Media report

Beijing, November 29: China’s crackdown on for-profit education gained steam in the current month as authorities push to make private elementary and middle schools public under a banner of promoting 'fairness' in education, according to Nikkei Asia newspaper.

WHO classifies new Covid-19 strain as 'variant of concern', names it 'Omicron'

Geneva, November 27: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday declared the recently-detected B.1.1.529 strain of Covid-19 as a variant of concern and named it as Omicron.

Somalia: At least eight killed, several injured in car bombing near school in Mogadishu

Mogadishu, November 26: At least eight people have been killed and over a dozen injured in a car bomb explosion that targeted a United Nations (UN) security convoy near a school in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, according local officials and eyewitnesses.

Coronavirus: Pfizer vaccine shows 100 percent efficiency in adolescents after 4 months

New York, November 25: Pfizer-BioNTech have announced topline results from a longer-term analysis of the safety and efficacy of their Covid-19 vaccine in individuals aged between 12 through 15 years, where it was found that two-dose series showed 100 percent efficiency against the virus after four months.

Bus crash in western Bulgaria kills at least 46 people

Sofia, November 23: At least 46 people, including children, have been killed after a tourist bus crashed and caught fire in western Bulgaria early Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Over 20 injured, multiple dead as SUV plows through crowd taking part in Wisconsin Christmas parade

Madison, November 22: At least 20 people were hurt and 'some' died after a SUV ploughed through a crowd taking part in a celebratory Christmas parade in Waukesha in the US' Wisconsin state on Sunday.

DR Congo: Five Chinese kidnapped in armed attack on Congo mine

Five Chinese nationals were kidnapped when armed people attacked a gold mine in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Sunday, media reports said on Sunday.

Joe Biden administration planning to diplomatically boycott Beijing Olympics 2022: Reports

Washington DC, November 19: The US President Joe Biden-led administration is planning to diplomatically boycott the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics 2022.

Chinese dream of establishing itself as arms exporter receives jolt as Bangladesh flags faulty equipment supply

Beijing, November 16: China's aim of establishing itself as a defence exporter to many countries that are neighbours to India received a jolt when its supplies to the Bangladesh armed forces have raised concerns over the quality and longevity of the products, media reports said.

Liverpool: Car explosion outside hospital leaves 1 dead

Liverpool: At least one person died and another was hurt as a car explosion and fire occurred outside a hospital in Liverpool city in the UK on Sunday, media reports said.

China: CCP passes 'landmark resolution' to cement Xi Jinping's status

Beijing, November 12: The Chinese Communist Party has adopted a 'landmark resolution' by which President Xi Jinping's status in political history has been further cemented.

China is allegedly selling organs of minority prisoners on black market

Beijing, November 10: The Chinese government's continued inhumane treatment of Uighur Muslims and other minorities in Xinjiang province has come under renewed scrutiny. According to a recent media report, Beijing is earning billions of dollars by extracting the organs of these forcibly persecuted Uyghurs and selling them on the black market. If this grave allegation is proved, then appropriate action can be taken against it at the international level.

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai ties the knot partner Asser

London, November 10: Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai announced her marriage with partner Asser on social media on Tuesday.

China-Afghanistan resumes trade despite no rush in recognizing Taliban govt

Beijing/Kabul, November 9: China is seemingly resuming trade with Afghanistan- a country now ruled by Taliban forces. It is evident after the arrival of 45 tonnes of Afghan pine nuts at Shanghai’s international airport on Monday, media reports said.