Kemar Roach’s First Ever Test Over and First Wicket of Shakib Al Hasan! | Windies

Throwback to 2009 for Kemar Roach’s debut against Bangladesh! His first test victim was Shakib Al Hasan! This is the official channel for the West Indies cricket team, providing all the latest highlights, interviews and features to keep you up to date with all things Windies. Subscribe to the channel here! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2MHTOXktfTK26aDKyQs3cQ?view_as=subscriber Find out more … Read more Kemar Roach’s First Ever Test Over and First Wicket of Shakib Al Hasan! | Windies

Internet Shutdowns: 53 Blackouts Recorded So Far in 2020, Say Digital Rights Activists

At least 53 internet shutdowns in 15 countries have been recorded in 2020 so far, according to digital rights group Access Now. Countries in which governments have significantly restricted, throttled or shutdown internet access in 2020 include Ethiopia, India, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Burundi and others, campaigners say. In a global reported published February, Access Now … Read more Internet Shutdowns: 53 Blackouts Recorded So Far in 2020, Say Digital Rights Activists

World Bank approves $202 mln to increase food security in Bangladesh

The World Bank on Sunday approved 202 million U.S. dollars in additional funding to support Bangladesh’s national strategic grain reserves by 535,500 tons for 4.5 million households. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: … Read more World Bank approves $202 mln to increase food security in Bangladesh

Nearly one-third of Bangladesh affected by monsoon floods

Nearly one-third of Bangladesh is currently affected by flooding, leaving two million people needing help. Many of those displaced are living in temporary shelters, while others are being forced to take refuge near highways or bridges. More than 100 people have died so far. Health officials say thousands have fallen victim to water-borne diseases. The … Read more Nearly one-third of Bangladesh affected by monsoon floods

Malaysia finds Rohingya feared drowned hiding on island

Twenty-six Rohingya refugees, who had been feared drowned while trying to swim ashore close to the Malaysian resort island of Langkawi, have been found alive. They were found trying to hide in the vegetation on a nearby islet, a senior coastguard official said on Monday. All have been detained as Malaysia does not recognise refugee … Read more Malaysia finds Rohingya feared drowned hiding on island

South Asia monsoon: More than 130 people killed in Nepal floods

Countries across South Asia are suffering some of their worst monsoon rains in years. Weeks of downpours have caused devastating flooding and landslides that have killed at least 132 people in Nepal this week. Millions are homeless, including in India and Bangladesh. Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow … Read more South Asia monsoon: More than 130 people killed in Nepal floods

Israel should abandon plans to annex the West Bank & other topics – Daily Briefing (21 July 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. – Middle East – Central African Republic – COVID-19/Chad – Bangladesh/Floods – Forest – UN Chamber Music Society Event MIDDLE EAST In a video briefing to the Security Council this morning, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, said that, in … Read more Israel should abandon plans to annex the West Bank & other topics – Daily Briefing (21 July 2020)

WHO Special Initiative for Mental Health, 2019-2023.

In 2018, the WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, identified mental health as an area for which action should be accelerated. The result was the establishment of the WHO Special Initiative for Mental Health, covering the 5-year period 2019-2023. The Special Initiative is an ambitious programme aiming to ensure access to quality and affordable care … Read more WHO Special Initiative for Mental Health, 2019-2023.

South Asia floods: Hundreds killed in India, Bangladesh and Nepal

Heavy monsoon rains continue to hit South #Asia. Floods and landslides have killed over 100 people in #India. More flooding has been warned for #Bangladesh and #Nepal in the coming days. Bangladeshi officials say nearly 70 people have died, and that one-third of the country is now underwater. At least 2.6 million people have been … Read more South Asia floods: Hundreds killed in India, Bangladesh and Nepal

Floods And Landslides Kill Over 100 People In India

Indian officials said on Friday floods and mudslides killed 16 more people in the northeast and eight people were killed in building collapses in Mumbai, raising the death toll in the country to 101. In the eastern state of Bihar, at least nine rivers swollen by heavy downpours in Nepal rose beyond their danger levels … Read more Floods And Landslides Kill Over 100 People In India

Bangladesh arrests health workers for selling fake COVID-19 certificates

In Bangladesh, more than a dozen health workers have been arrested on charges of selling thousands of fake certificates claiming people are free of coronavirus. Corruption has only added to the challenge of fighting the COVID-19 outbreak. Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Dhaka, Bangladesh. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on … Read more Bangladesh arrests health workers for selling fake COVID-19 certificates

Youth & other topics – Daily Briefing (15 July 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Youth – Sustainable Development – Security Council – Syria – Bangladesh – COVID-19/Peacekeeping – COVID-19/Zambia/Bahrain – Vaccines – Child Immunizations – Venezuela – World Youth Skills Day – Artificial Intelligence YOUTH This morning, the Secretary-General took part in the 9th session of the United … Read more Youth & other topics – Daily Briefing (15 July 2020)

Assam Floods: 2 Million Displaced in India’s Northeastern State

Dozens have died in floods and mudslides in northeastern India’s Assam state from more than two weeks of heavy rains that caused one of Asia’s largest rivers to overflow, officials said. The Brahmaputra River continued to wreak havoc, displacing more than 2 million people, the officials said. Vast tracts were still underwater with 26 of … Read more Assam Floods: 2 Million Displaced in India’s Northeastern State

Over 1 Million Have Been Stranded By The Flooding In Bangladesh

Heavy flooding is worsening in parts of Bangladesh, with over 1 million villagers marooned or leaving their homes for higher ground along with their cattle and other belongings, officials and volunteers said Tuesday. Water levels at major rivers were rising Tuesday at around two dozen points in 20 districts. Many new areas in northern, northeastern … Read more Over 1 Million Have Been Stranded By The Flooding In Bangladesh