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    Fare rises by 60pc, buses to run at 50pc capacity

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 03:45pm on May 31, 2020

    All bus services are scheduled to resume today more than two months later after a government decision to lift the lockdown and a 60 per...

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    Sweden’s senior students allowed to return to classes

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 08:58pm on May 30, 2020

    After several months of distance learning, Swedish high school and university students will be able to return to classrooms and lecture halls as of June...

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    Bus fare rises 80pc from Monday

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 05:23pm on May 30, 2020

    All bus and minibus services are scheduled to resume in the country tomorrow with 80 per cent hike in fares while they must run at...

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    India to resume domestic flights from Monday

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / PTI . New Delhi | Updated at 09:32pm on May 24, 2020

    As India is set to resume its domestic civil aviation operations from May 25, the Delhi airport will be handling around 380 flights on Monday,...

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    COVID-19 pulls 77pc vulnerable people down to poverty

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:23pm on May 21, 2020

    The income shock out of the COVID-19 pandemic has pulled down 77 per cent of the countries vulnerable non-poor group below the poverty line, according...

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    Plea to halt tobacco industry operation accepted, then rejected

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:17pm on May 20, 2020

    The industries ministry on Wednesday rejected a health ministry request for a suspension on the production, supply and marketing of the tobacco products for public...

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    Cyber virus stealing financial data using COVID-19 information

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 12:27pm on May 20, 2020

    A malicious software called Cerberus is stealing financial data such as credit card details by luring people with COVID-19 related information, the Central Bureau of...

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    Prickly pastime: Cactus inspires lockdown art project

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 01:10pm on May 19, 2020

    What do a match-studded turnip, celeriac embedded with coffee capsules and a kiwano melon decorated with lollipops and pins have in common? ...

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    Players dig into building game Minecraft amid pandemic

    Agence France-Presse. San Francisco | Updated at 12:52pm on May 19, 2020

    Some 126 million people are playing ‘Minecraft’ monthly and more than 200 million copies of the building and exploration game have been sold as online...

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    Science, controversies on centre stage in virus pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 09:56am on May 19, 2020

    Hydroxychloroquine, double-blind studies, convalescent plasma, herd immunity — the coronavirus pandemic has thrust the language of science into public view as never before. Having escaped...