October 11, 2020 Dose 57

The Capsule

Rafael Nadal's near-perfect win over Djokovic in the French Open puts him on par with Federer's 20 grand slam record

TOP STORIES

In 'Wiki Loves Earth-2020', three pictures by Bogura's wildlife photographer Touhid Parvez were among the top ten Bangladeshi entries

The Law Ministry will place a proposal to the cabinet to introduce capital punishment for offenders of sexual assault

Unemployed workers of apparel and leather industries will get handouts

Digging Deeper: The Government has drafted guidelines for implementing a social safety net program for RMG workers who lost jobs during the pandemic. Under the program, a worker employed until February will receive financial support worth Tk 3,000 for three months if he/she is currently jobless.

The Government sent petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan to Kuwait to condole former Aamir's death

Eight Indian beaches got International Blue Flag Certification

India became the second country after US to have reported 7 million COVID-19 cases

Quarantine and COVID-19 insurance rules have been waived off for foreigners visiting after Oct 17 given they have a negative PCR test

Chinese security personnel on Saturday fired tear gas shells at a Nepali inspection team in the Namkha area of Humla district

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will launch affordable flights to Kathmandu flying four times a week

Minister of Religious Affairs of Pakistan has officially banned the dowry tradition, making it the first Muslim country to make it illegal for a man to take dowry

Opposition parties come out openly against the military

Renowned scholar Maulana Dr. Adil Khan was shot dead in a suspected assassination

China granted $90 million after a visit by a top official

Hilton Sri Lanka launched a three-month campaign to raise awareness about sustainable tourism

MARKET UPDATES

The Bangladeshi Government has decided to use forex reserves to fund development projects

The Reserve Bank of India has appealed to the country's top court to allow banks to classify bad loans

TECHNOLOGY AND STARTUPS

The launch of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission has been delayed until November

Razer gets into the gaming chair business

A startup you should follow:

Nepal Communitere offers a dynamic co-working and Maker Space for organizations and individuals to collaborate on Nepal's innovative social impact projects. They have supported over 50 diverse community projects, initiatives, and startups over the past three years.

SPORTS CORNER

Cricket returns to Bangladesh through the BCB President's Cup

Mumbai Indians dominate Delhi with an all-round performance putting them at the top of the table

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

IMPORTANT PODCASTS

The Capsule can only go so far with professional development - we’re producing bite-sized three-minute reads, after all! As a result, if you’d like to dig deeper into the vast sea of advice from seasoned professionals, try using podcasts. Here are a few we recommend:

  • Being Boss with Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon: This is a perfect podcast for entrepreneurs who want to run creative ventures. If you’d like to call the shots in your business and truly pursue your wildest ideas, you should listen in.
  • The Charged Life with Brendon Burchard: Feel like procrastinating? We know how hard it is to stay focused sometimes. If you want to feel the need for speed, you should listen to Brendon Burchard as he teaches you how to charge your life!
  • Safe For Work with Liz Dolan and Rico Gagliano: Work isn’t always about motivation or creativity or inspiration. Sometimes, it’s about knowing the insider advice and avoiding some challenging circumstances. No worries - for these situations, Liz and Rico have you covered.  

KEEP IT SHARP

What time does a tennis player wake up?

OF ART AND ARTISTS

Arfaa Hussaini Instagram account is a must follow for the short poem fanatics. Her dainty poems will touch your heart and leave you wanting for more!

ANSWER

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.”

-- Rabindranath Tagore (Indian Nobel Prize-winning Author)

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