Bangladesh will be under Complete lockdown

Apr 10, 2021 8:37 | Poltics

INTERNATIONAL NEWS



1. The International Monetary Fund recently announced that the debt to GDP ratio of India increased from 74% to 90% due to COVID-19 crisis. This is to increase to 99% in 2021 



2. PM Modi holds virtual summit with his Netherlands counterpart* : PM Modi added that establishment of fast track mechanism for investment promotion also gives new momentum to strong economic cooperation between the two countries.


3. Bhutan and China have agreed to hold the much-delayed 25th round of bilateral boundary talks, almost five years after the last meeting was held and in the wake of a fresh claim by Beijing in the eastern sector that borders India’s Arunachal Pradesh state.


4. Nepal foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali on Friday raised the delay in delivery of a million doses of made-in-India Covid-19 vaccines during a phone conversation with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar.


5. Pakistan Army discusses situation along border with India The Pakistan Army's top brass on Thursday discussed the situation along the border with India, including the Line of Control, after an agreement to restore the ceasefire agreement.


6. SpiceXpress, the cargo arm of SpiceJet airline, started operating regular freighter flights on Delhi-Bangkok and Mumbai-Bangkok routes from Friday. "The airline has deployed its Boeing 737-80F aircraft on these routes.


7. Indian Army chief Gen MM Naravane on Friday paid tribute to Bangladesh’s founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by visiting the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum. Gen Naravane, who is  on a five-day official tour, visited the museum along with his wife Veena Naravane.





WORLD NEWS


1. Bangladesh will be put under complete lockdown for a week from April 14.


2. US Defense Secretary   Lloyd Austin will travel to Israel, Germany, Britain and the NATO headquarters in Belgium in the coming week for talks with government and military leaders.


3. China said on Friday it would take necessary measures to uphold the rights and interests of Chinese companies, after the United States added Chinese supercomputing entities to an economic blacklist* .





Sports:

1. Indian Premier League, 2021

Match 1, M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 2 wicketsMumbai Indian: 159/9
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 160/8
2. Virat Kohli survived a major injury scare during the season opener of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League against Mumbai Indians on Friday. The skipper was hit by the ball on his face during the Mumbai innings, which also left his eyes swollen, but the Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper's determination remained intact despite the blow.