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Biden reverses US process of withdrawal from WHO

Biden reverses US process of withdrawal from WHO

Washington, Jan 21 (UNI) US President Joe Biden has reversed the US process of withdrawing from the World Health Organization. Hours after being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, Joseph R Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order ceasing a withdrawal process that his predecessor Donald Trump initiated last year, news […]

Despite Trump’s order travel bans to stay saya Biden

Despite Trump’s order travel bans to stay saya Biden

Washington, Despite the orders by outgoing President Donald Trump to lift travel bans for people from the UK, much of EU and Brazil, these will stay in place even as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office, a spokeswoman for Biden said on Monday. According to the order signed by Trump the entry ban would […]

Biden ‘to cancel Keystone pipeline on day one in office’

Biden ‘to cancel Keystone pipeline on day one in office’

Washington/Adding one more item to his to-do list on day one US President-elect Joe Biden said that he would be cancelling the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline on his first day in office. The pipeline which is projected to carry oil for 1,200 miles (1,900km) from the Canadian province of Alberta down to Nebraska, to join […]

World Bank helps Bangladesh provide education and skill training to poor children and youth

Dhaka, The government of Bangladesh on Monday signed a $6.5 million financing agreement with the World Bank to enable around 39,000 slum children complete primary education as well as provide pre-vocational training to 8,500 school-dropped out youths in Cox’s Bazar. This additional financing to the Second Reaching Out of School Children (ROSC II) Project will […]

697 more test positive for Corona in Bangladesh

Dhaka, The death toll from coronavirus has reached 7,922 as 16 more people died from the disease in the last 24 hours. Besides, 697 more tested positive for the virus, raising the number of such cases to 528,329. Directorate General of Health Services said in a press release on Monday. In the last 24 hours, […]

China to sanction US officials over Taiwan issue

Beijing, China on Monday said that US officials, who have ”engaged in nasty behaviour over Taiwan issue,” will face sanctions. “Due to the wrongful actions of the US side, China has already decided to impose sanctions on the US officials, who behave egregiously on Taiwan,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters here. However, […]

Health workers, elders to be vaccinated first: WHO

Geneva,Terming the development and approval of COVID vaccines less than a year after the emergence of Novel Coronavirus as a ‘stunning scientific achievement’, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday expressed it’s concern over the ‘distribution of the vaccine between the poor and rich counties’. Addressing the 148th Executive Board Meeting, virtually from the WHO […]

Twitter temporarily suspends Georgia Congresswoman’s account over policy violations

Twitter temporarily suspends Georgia Congresswoman’s account over policy violations

Washington, Twitter has locked out Georgia Representative at the US Congress, Marjorie Taylor Greene, from the social networking service for 12 hours for alleged violations of new rules that went into effect following the January 6 Capitol riot. “Just days after the Silicon Valley Cartel launched a multi-front attack to chill free speech in America […]

More than 95 million coronavirus cases now confirmed globally: Johns Hopkins University

Washington, The number of coronavirus cases confirmed all over the world has surpassed 95 million, while the global COVID-19 death toll stands at over two million, according to the latest data from the Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As of 06:45 Moscow time on Monday (03:45 GMT), there are 95,003,533 confirmed coronavirus cases in […]

Biden: Will reverse Trump’s travel ban on Muslims into US on inauguration day

Washington/President-elect Joe Biden said on Sunday that on his first day in office, he planned to issue a number of executive orders, which included rescinding the controversial travel ban on several predominantly Muslim countries issued by his predecessor. Ron Klain, Biden’s incoming White House chief of staff, said in a memo that the new US […]

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