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Big Business in Bangladesh: Selling Counterfeit Coronavirus Certificates

The situation with the corona virus in Bangladesh is particularly bleak. The country, where more than 160 million people live, has reported around 200,000 cases. However, given the virus spread through South Asia and the relatively low level of testing in Bangladesh, health experts believe the country has a much higher infection rate than the official figures indicate. Italian health …

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Cyclone Amphan Live Updates: Cleanup starts in India and Bangladesh

At least 12 people have died in India after Cyclone Amphan landed on Wednesday. All reported deaths occurred in the East Indian state of West Bengal, according to Prime Minister Mamata Banerjee. Banerjee said one of the victims, a girl in Howrah County, died after a wall collapsed from her home. She gave no further details of how the rest …

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Live Cyclone Amphan Updates: India and Bangladesh

“The next 24 hours are very important.” Bridges swept away. Phones and power off. Early reports of death. An ambitious evacuation measure and the weakening of Cyclone Amphan when it swirled ashore seem to have saved many lives. But the authorities in India and Bangladesh were waiting for daybreak to see how bad things were. “The next 24 hours are …

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Bangladesh, India is preparing for Amphan – the largest cyclone in 20 years | Bangladesh News

India and Bangladesh have evacuated millions of people from the path of the strongest storm in 20 years, which is expected to occur on Wednesday evening and raise concerns about significant damage to houses and crops, as well as disruption to road, rail and electricity connections. The authorities’ attempt to save lives has been hampered by continued efforts to curb …

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Cyclone Amphan: A super cyclone goes to India and Bangladesh

Cyclone Amphan has stepped up to the equivalent of a strong Category 4 hurricane in the Atlantic or a super typhoon in the West Pacific. Amphan grabs winds at 150 mph (240 km / h), although forecasters expect the storm to weaken before it lands near the Ganges delta late Wednesday. Even if the storm hits after weakening, it can …

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Rohingya: Refugees stranded at sea were brought to the controversial island after landing in Bangladesh

The 29 refugees, mostly women and children, were brought to the cyclone-threatened island of Bhashan Char – also known as Thengar Char – to protect the extensive refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar from the spread of Covid-19, the Bangladeshi naval lieutenant, Abdur Rashid told CNN. Cox’s Bazar, home to nearly a million Rohingya refugees, has been strictly closed since early …

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100,000 gather at a funeral in Bangladesh to defy the Coronavirus blockade and trigger fear of outbreak

The estimated amount has been confirmed by Prime Minister Special Assistant Shah Ali Farhad and Brahmanbaria Police Spokesman Imtiaz Ahmed. The funeral of Maulana Zubayer Ahmad Ansari, an Islam teacher, broke the country’s ban on not praying more than five people at a time, and raised fears of a new outbreak of the corona virus. According to Mohammad Mamunul Haque, …

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Cyclone Fani: More than 1,000 homes destroyed in Bangladesh

Image copyright Getty Images Caption A marooned couple sits on a log near their home, surrounded by floodwaters Cyclone Fani has caused considerable damage in Bangladesh, although it has been weakened from India to the north. Over 1,000 houses were destroyed and entire villages were sunk in the South Asian country. At least five people died and 63 were injured. …

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