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UK to spend £6bn for Bangladesh, other climate vulnerable countries

There’s close link between climate and peace, says British envoy British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson. Photo: Collected Dhaka, Sept 21 : British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson on Saturday said the United Kingdom (UK) would be spending some 6 billion pounds to help Bangladesh and other vulnerable countries combat climate change with adaptation and mitigation. ...

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Kareena Kapoor Khan turns 39; rings in her special day at Pataudi Palace

Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, the doting mother, a loving wife, and of course, not to miss, a fashionista, turned 39 on September 21. The Jab We Met actress, however, seems to have defied age with her dynamic persona and charm.The actress, who is currently shooting back to back on her new projects, be it as a judge of a ...

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Minibus bombing outside Iraq’s Karbala kills 12, injures 5

A bomb exploded on a minibus packed with passengers outside the Shiite holy city of Karbala Friday night, killing 12 people and wounding five others, Iraqi security officials and the state news agency said, reports AP. This was one of the biggest attacks targeting civilians since the extremist Islamic State group was declared defeated inside Iraq in 2017. The group’s ...

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What should be done in case of a snake bite

Most snakes aren’t venomous, so the odds are likely to be in your favour. Nonetheless, if someone you know has been bitten by a snake, immediate action is the need of the hour. Since last year, a global coalition of health organisations has observed September 19 as International Snakebite Awareness Day. In 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) added snakebite ...

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Kalabagan Club president Shafiqul sued in two cases

Two cases were filed against Kalabagan Krira Chakra Club president Shafiqul Islam Firoz, central leader of Bangladesh Krishok League, in connection with the recovery of illegal firearms and drugs from his possession. RAB filed the cases with Dhanmondi thana on Saturday morning. Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abdul Latif of Dhanmondi thana confirmed the matter to media.On Friday, Members of Rapid Action Battalion ...

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5 killed as bus hits truck in Gopalganj

Five people, including a police officer, were killed after a passenger bus crashed into a parked truck at Sonashur of Sadar upazila in Gopalganj district on early Saturday. The deceased were identified as Sub-Inspector Abdur Rashid, 35; Bizon Hawlader, 25, son of Narayan Hawlader of Pirojpur; Komol Mondol, 24, son of Jashorath Mondol; Habib Munshi, 35, of Tungipara; and Rasel, ...

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PM reaches Abu Dhabi en route to New York to attend 74th UNGA

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Abu Dhabi on Friday afternoon en route to New York on an eight-day official visit to the USA to attend the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). She will deliver the country statement at the 74th Annual General Debate of the UNGA in New York on September 27. During the visit, ...

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Harry and Meghan make 1st official tour as family in Africa

Johannesburg, Sept 20 : Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, along with their infant son, Archie, are making their first official tour as a family, starting Monday in a troubled South Africa whose president says women and children are “under siege” by shocking violence. South Africa is still shaken by the rape and murder of a university student, carried out ...

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Tri-series T20: Zimbabwe beat high-flying Afghanistan

Hamilton Masakadza strikes 71 off 42 in his last international match   Dhaka, Sept 20 : Hamilton Masakadza’s star performance with the bat in his last international appearance helped Zimbabwe beat high-flying Afghanistan by seven wickets on Friday.The match of the ongoing Tri-series T20 was played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. With this win, Zimbabwe beat Afghanistan in ...

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Kalabagan Krira Chakra president detained; pistol, yaba recovered

Kalabagan Krira Chakra President Safiqul Alam Firoz. Photo: Collected from facebook Dhaka, Sept 20 : Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Friday detained five people, including Kalabagan Krira Chakra President Safiqul Alam Firoz, and recovered a pistol and yaba from the club’s office. The four others – Hafizul Islam, Harun, Anwar and Lition Mia – are office staff, ...

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