November 9, 2020 Dose 69

The Capsule

India celebrated Biden-Harris win with firecrackers and prayers

Source: CBS News

TOP STORIES

India's new custom regulations can hurt trade with Bangladesh and other SAFTA members

The country sent its first batch of migrant workers to Uzbekistan

The government may scrap the PECE and the JSC exams and dissolve the science, humanities, and business groups

Delhi reported its largest one-day spike of 7745 COVID-19 cases

Biden's new plans for H-1B visas likely to benefit tens of thousands of Indian professionals

India has donated 28 ICU ventilators to Nepal to support its fight against the coronavirus pandemic

The nation's online book business is booming during the pandemic

The country may repay $2 billion in loans to Saudi Arabia

More than 1,500 fresh coronavirus cases were reported in a new one-day record over the past three months

The essential services employees and factory workers will be allowed to enter or leave isolated areas

"Rapid testing will not substitute PCR" - GMOA Editor Dr. Haritha Aluthge

MARKET INDEX

The Dhaka bourse witnessed a 15% fall in turnover

Future Retail has challenged its partner Amazon in a New Delhi court to stop interfering in its $3.4 billion asset sale deal

TECHNOLOGY AND STARTUPS

Apple to hold Nov 10 event, new Mac computers expected

Samsung Bangladesh has started taking pre-orders for the Galaxy S20 FE (Fan Edition)

A Startup You Should Follow

Xtream Youth is Sri Lankan online magazine that provides a platform for upcoming stars and one of the best sources to get to know the latest happenings in the entertainment industry as and when it happens. It also works as a talent bank for pioneering young minds to share their creations among others.

SPORTS CORNER

Sri Lanka will bring forward the Lanka Premier League tournament to give its national team more preparation time ahead of their Test tour of South Africa

Pakistan take unassailable 2-0 lead in T20I series against Zimbabwe

Nepal football team has initiated its practice in Dhaka

KEEP IT SHARP

I am strong enough to smash ships but I fear the Sun. What am I?

HERE'S SOMETHING INTERESTING

Danish Prime Minister expressed concerns that minks could be spreading a strain of the coronavirus to people

OF ART AND ARTISTS

Taba Chake is a finger-style guitar player, singer-songwriter, performer from a small town called Doimukh in Arunachal Pradesh. Make sure to check out "Shaayad," - not the Love aaj kal one!

ANSWER

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"My mother had a saying: Kamala, you may be the first to do many things, but make sure you're not the last."

— Kamala Harris, First Female Vice-President of USA

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