January 11, 2021 Dose 92

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Trump banned by eight platforms, TikTok being one of them (uno reverse for the September ban attempt)

TOP STORIES

Eon Group has established the country's first automated dairy farm
The Government has sought an apology from Pakistan for the 1971 genocide for both countries to move forward on bilateral ties
Japan has emerged as Bangladesh's largest lender in terms of aid disbursement surpassing both The World Bank and ADB
The European Union is moving from a development partner of Bangladesh to a trade partner
COVID-19 fatality rate declined to 1.44%, while daily deaths have remained below 300 for the last 16 days
A Chinese soldier was apprehended on the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC)
CoWIN shall form the foundation of Covid-19 inoculation drive set to begin on Jan 16 with priority for frontline workers
National Power Grid breakdown plunged the country into darkness
Pakistan's COVID-19 infections crossed the half-million mark with 2,900 new cases
52 modern fire tenders arranged by the federal Government arrived in Karachi
Schools will reopen today with health guidelines in place
Tamil Nadu leaders have slammed the reported demolition of Mullivaikkal Memorial in Sri Lanka
The US justice department has charged three Sri Lankans for their participation in the 2019 Easter attacks

TECHNOLOGY AND STARTUPS

Apple, Amazon, and Google have removed Parler due to its alleged involvement in fostering calls to violence

Sony unveiled its first 360-degree audio speakers

A startup to follow

Maya started in 2009 as a blog for female-oriented content in Bangladesh. Today it connects individuals to doctors, mental health counselors, and wellbeing experts anonymously.

SPORTS CORNER

Jos Buttler keen for Sri Lanka challenge

Australia apologized as alleged racist abuse against the Indian cricket team is being investigated

KEEP IT SHARP

What do you put in your mouth around every morning and night and leaves you feeling refreshed?

HERE'S SOMETHING INTERESTING

If you don’t mind the climb, you should try and visit the world’s highest ATM - built in 2016, this solar-powered Pakistani National Bank ATM sits over 15,000 feet above sea level in Khunjerab Pass.

OF ART AND ARTISTS

Nalini Malani is an artist whose work had originally started with painting and drawing, but has since entered the digital realm with video and animation - check her out here!

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"If your words don't match your actions, you are toxic."

— Sayali

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