The World Bank yesterday upgraded Bangladesh's GDP growth forecast for this fiscal year by 2 percentage points to 3.6 percent, making it the second best-performing economy in South Asia behind the Maldives.
The Queen hears how Major Angela Orme, who is currently deployed in Bahrain, explains her mission to her children by telling them that she is 'away fighting pirates'. The Monarch was holding a video call with the Legal Branch of the Canadian Armed Forces, during which Her Majesty, as Colonel-in-Chief, presented them with a Royal Banner to mark their centenary. Major Orme is deployed on the Royal Canadian Navy’s counter-terrorism and maritime security mission, working to deter the trafficking of illicit narcotics in the region.
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A look at the list of countries on the red list for travel to the UK.Seven countries – Afghanistan, Bahrain, Costa Rica, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Sudan, and Trinidad and Tobago – have been added to the red list.
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Today, Delhi reported 53 Covid-19 cases which is the lowest since April 15 of last year; Today, a Special Task Force of Kolkata Police arrested three Bangladeshi nationals suspected to be operatives of banned terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen; Today, 3 more, including a 22-month-old toddler, were found to be infected by the Zika virus in Kerala, taking the total count to 18; Today, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a swipe at the central government, saying the number of ministers has increased but not the Covid vaccines.
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Police in Bangladesh have arrested eight people on murder charges in connection with a factory fire that killed at least 52 people, many of whom were trapped inside by an illegally locked door. The blaze began at the five-storey Hashem Foods factory in Rupganj, just outside the capital Dhaka, on Thursday night, sending huge clouds of black smoke billowing into the sky. Police discovered dozens of bodies on Friday afternoon after the fire was extinguished .Bangladesh’s home minister said among those detained is the chairman and managing director of Sajeeb Group, which owns the factory.
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The International Cricket Council has unveiled the groups for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2021, scheduled to be held between October 17 and November 15. Arch-rivals India and Pakistan were placed in the same group as the ICC announced the pools for its flagship event set to be played in the UAE and Oman.
The tournament was originally scheduled to be held in India but was moved out of the country due to an expected third wave of the coronavirus.
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Nepal launched Covid-19 immunisation after India sent vaccines. India sent 10 lakh doses of Covishield vaccines to Nepal as a gift. Nepal PM Oli thanked India and PM Modi for the vaccine consignment...
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