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Banser NU to guard Mahfud's parents' house after mobs raided

Jakarta, Dec. 2 -- Nahdlatul Ulama's (NU's) youth wing Ansor Youth Movement (GP Ansor) will deploy its militia organization Banser NU to guard Minister Mahfud MD's parents' residence in Pamekasan, Eas... Read More


Sweden: Mother suspected of locking up her son for 28 years

Bangladesh, Dec. 2 -- Police in Stockholm are investigating a woman in her 70s suspected of having kept her son locked up - reportedly for 28 years - in an apartment south of the Swedish capital, inve... Read More


Nearly 37,000 Americans die of coronavirus in November

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- Nearly 37,000 Americans died of coronavirus (Covid-19) in November, the most in any month since the dark early days of the pandemic, engulfing families in grief, filling newspaper obi... Read More


'Playing for Australia more important than playing in IPL': Shane Warne slams Australia for resting Pat Cummins 'after two games'

India, Dec. 2 -- Fast bowler Pat Cummins was rested from the 3rd ODI with Australia having an unassailable 2-0 lead against India in the three- match ODI series. Cummins was a major part of the Kolkat... Read More


Singapore becomes first country to approve selling of lab-grown chicken meat

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- Singapore has given US start-up Eat Just the greenlight to sell its lab-grown chicken meat, in what the firm says is the world's first regulatory approval for so-called clean meat tha... Read More


Global Covid-19 cases exceed 63.7 million

Bangladesh, Dec. 2 -- In a new grim milestone, the number of COVID-19 cases across the globe has crossed 63.7 million with 1,479,442 deaths on Wednesday, according to the Johns Hopkins University (JHU... Read More


Goa CM greets J P Nadda on his birthday

Panaji, Dec. 2 -- Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday greeted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President J P Nadda on his birthday. In a tweet, he said under the leadership of Mr Nadd... Read More


Ajay Mahima appointed as new Director PIB Sikkim

Gangtok, Dec. 2 -- Press Information Bureau, Sikkim branch has appointed Ajay Mahima as the new Director (Media & Communication). Ajay Mahima, Indian Information Service, has assumed charge, on being... Read More


India clocks fresh spike of 36,604 COVID cases, recovery rate 94.03 pc

New Delhi, Dec. 2 -- India on Wednesday clocked a fresh spike of 36,604 nCoV cases recorded in the past 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry update said. The overall COVID case tally of the country ha... Read More


Minister of Power launches 'Green Charcoal Hackathon'

Mumbai, Dec. 2 -- R K Singh, Hon'ble Minister (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, was speaking with a vision to create a conducive environment by reducing carbon emissions and nurture technolog... Read More