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Indian Visa services in Canada suspended till further notice

Indian Visa services in Canada suspended till further notice

Ottawa : The Indian Mission in Canada has once again updated its Visa Application page on BLS International reinstating a ticker that cites temporary suspension of Visa services till further notice for operational reasons. The ticker on the BLS International Website was briefly removed from the Website but has since been restored. As per BLS International, […]

Australian govt establishes Covid-19 response inquiry

Australian govt establishes Covid-19 response inquiry

Canberra:The Australian government has announced an inquiry into the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Mark Butler, the minister for Health and Aged Care, launched the inquiry on Thursday, saying it will cover health and governance responses to COVID-19 from January 2020 onwards, and provide advice on how Australia can […]

Bangladesh suffers worst day of dengue with record number of deaths

Bangladesh suffers worst day of dengue with record number of deaths

Dhaka : Bangladesh has suffered its worst day yet of the dengue this year as deaths of the disease reached the previous record on Wednesday. Bangladesh reported 3,015 new dengue cases and 21 new deaths on Wednesday, taking the tally to 176,810 and the death toll to over 850 so far this year, the Directorate […]

Death toll from Hawaii wildfires revised down from 115 to 97

Death toll from Hawaii wildfires revised down from 115 to 97

Los Angeles: The official death toll from wildfires in the U.S. state of Hawaii’s Maui has been revised down from 115 to 97, local media reported on Friday, citing authorities. Maui Police Chief John Pelletier announced the drop in the death toll in a news conference on Friday afternoon, reported Hawaii News Now, a major […]

5.6-magnitude quake hits 5 km E of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea: USGS

5.6-magnitude quake hits 5 km E of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea: USGS

New York: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 jolted 5 km E of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea, at 19:58:44 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 62.2 km, was initially determined to be at 6.20 degrees south latitude and 149.60 degrees east longitude.

China renews blue alert for rainstorms

China renews blue alert for rainstorms

Beijing: China’s National Meteorological Center on Friday renewed a blue alert for rainstorms as heavy downpours are expected to lash parts of the country. From 8 a.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday, heavy rainfall is forecast to hit parts of Jiangsu, Shanghai, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan and Heilongjiang, said the center. Some areas […]

Death toll from Morocco earthquake rises to 2,122

Death toll from Morocco earthquake rises to 2,122

Amizmiz Morocco: At least 2,122 people have been killed and 2,421 injured since a massive earthquake struck central Morocco on Friday night, according to the latest update from the Moroccan Interior Ministry on Sunday. The deaths include 1,351 people reported in the Al Haouz Province, 492 in Taroudant Province, 201 in Chichaoua, and 17 in […]

Death toll from Morocco quake rises to 632, another 329 Injured

Death toll from Morocco quake rises to 632, another 329 Injured

Rabat:The death toll from the earthquake in Morocco has risen to 632, while another 329 other people have been injured, the Al-Arabiya broadcaster reported on Saturday, citing data of the Moroccan Interior Ministry. Earlier reports said there were 296 fatalities as a result of the natural disaster, which hit Morocco’s High Atlas mountains late on […]

 Earthquake killed 300 in Morocco

 Earthquake killed 300 in Morocco

Morocco:Central Morocco has been struck by a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8, resulting in the loss of around 300 lives, as reported by the country’s interior ministry. The earthquake’s epicenter was located in the High Atlas Mountains, approximately 71km (44 miles) southwest of Marrakesh, at a depth of 18.5km, according to data from […]

Sheikh Hasina-Narendra Modi summit meeting in New Delhi today

Sheikh Hasina-Narendra Modi summit meeting in New Delhi today

Dhaka:Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to India’s capital New Delhi today on a three-day state visit. Her visit is to attend the G-20 summit to be held in New Delhi on September 9-10 at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Besides, Sheikh Hasina will hold a bilateral meeting with Narendra Modi […]

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