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Rain, gusty winds in Bangladesh coast as Cyclone Amphan hits

The super cyclone ‘Amphan’ over west-central bay and adjoining area moved north-northeastwards as an extremely severe cyclonic storm after slightly weakening. Under its influence, the coastal districts of Bangladesh started experiencing rain accompanied with gusty or squally winds from late Tuesday afternoon, according to reports received in Dhaka. Read More »

Cyber attack hits White House communications agency

The US agency in charge of secure communication for the White House has been the victim of a cyber-attack. The US Department of Defence confirmed that computer systems controlled by the Defence Information Systems Agency (DISA) had been hacked, exposing the personal data of about 200,000 people. Read More »

RU teacher allegedly ‘hits’ another teacher

Rajshahi, Feb 12 – Rajshahi University Crop Science and Technology department Professor Khairul Islam allegedly hit his colleague Professor Ali Asgar. The incident happened at around 12 pm on Wednesday at Agricultural faculty building. Prof Ali Asgar was brought to the university health centre after he fainted. Read More »

RMG official killed as covered van hits private car in Savar

An official of a readymade garment factory was killed after a covered van hit a private car on Baipail-Abdullahpur road in Moragang area of Ashulia on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Tajimul Islam, 35. He was the assistant general manager of Alfa Clothing Ltd. Sazzad Hossain, sub-inspector of Ashulia Police Station, said a water-loaded covered van crashed into the ... Read More »

Fresh flood alert in southern India, death toll hits 244

India issued a fresh flood alert Wednesday for parts of the southern state of Kerala, as the nationwide death toll from the annual monsoon deluge rose to at least 244. Authorities warned Kerala locals of heavy rainfall over the next 24-48 hours in some of the worst affected regions of the state popular with tourists. Heavy rain in parts of ... Read More »

Airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya, 44 killed

Benghazi, Jul 3 (AP/UNB) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the U.N. mission to the war-torn country said. The airstrike raises further concerns about the European Union’s policy of partnering with Libyan militias to prevent migrants from crossing the Mediterranean, which ... Read More »

Tragedy hits sets of Amitabh,Chiranjeevi’s next

Last week, a fire on the sets of Amitabh Bachchan and Chiranjeevi starrer Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy erupted, However, no one was hurt during it. But seems like another tragedy has struck the sets of the film. This week a 38-year-old Russian actor named Alexander died on set due to a heat stroke. He was playing an extra in the ... Read More »

Nor’wester hits Dhaka: 3 killed

Dhaka, May 17 – At least three people were killed and dozens injured during a storm in the capital on Friday evening. Two of the deaths were reported from Badda where a wall collapsed adjacent to Pran-RFL building. Bulbul Biswash, 27, employee of a bus company, and Tapan, a tea stall worker, took shelter beside the wall when the storm ... Read More »

Ocean heat hits record high

Ocean heat hit a record high in 2018, the United Nations said Thursday, raising urgent new concerns about the threat global warming is posing to marine life. In its latest State of the Climate overview, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reaffirmed that the last four years had been the hottest on record — figures previously announced in provisional drafts of ... Read More »