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Ramsgate City Mayor of UK coming to village home in Manikganj

Different social and cultural organisations have taken preparation to welcome Ramsgate City Mayor of UK Raushan Ara Begum as she is coming to visit her own village of Manikganj in Bangladesh. The Ramsgate City Mayor will reach Bangladesh on Wednesday noon. She will go to her village home at Irta village of Talebpur union of Singair upazila of Manikganj by ...

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Vaccination campaign for Cholera, diarrhoea starts on Wednesday

 A six-day vaccination campaign will be kicked off tomorrow in the city aiming to immune people from Cholera and diarrhoea diseases. The information was given at a press conference organised at the auditorium of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) at Mohakhali in the capital this morning. The vaccination campaign will be conducted in the city’s Mohammadpur, Adabor, Darus Salam, ...

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Coronavirus: Bangladesh provides medical logistics to China

‘Most advanced kits’ from China arrive Wednesday   Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday handed over some medical logistics to Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming as a goodwill gesture from Bangladesh to China. Ten lakh hand gloves, five lakh facemasks, 1.5 lakh caps, one lakh hand sanitizers, 50,000 shoe-covers and 8,000 gowns are among the provided medical ...

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Bunty Aur Babli 2 to release on June 26

Bunty Aur Babli 2 will hit the theatres countrywide on June 26, the makers announced on Tuesday. The film, being touted as a “rebooted sequel”, reunites Rani Mukerji and Saif Ali Khan after 11 years. Rani, who featured opposite Abhishek Bachchan in the original 2005 crime comedy, will reprise her role in the new movie. Saif replaces Abhishek as the ...

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Another royal couple announce they’ll divorce

Queen Elizabeth II’s nephew, the Earl of Snowdon, has announced he is to divorce his wife after 26 years of marriage. David Armstrong-Jones — son of the late Princess Margaret — and his wife Serena have “amicably agreed” to separate, a spokesman for the couple confirmed in a statement to CNN on Tuesday. The news comes just days after the ...

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Ecnec clears nine projects involving Tk 13,639 cr

Photo:PID The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved nine projects involving Tk 13,639 crore, including a Tk 6,014-crore project to enhance the capacity of Mongla seaport. The approval came from the weekly Ecnec meeting held at the NEC conference room with Ecnec Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. “The Ecnec meeting today ...

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Moeen Ali to captain Birmingham in new Hundred tournament

Moeen Ali will captain Birmingham Phoenix in English cricket’s new Hundred competition, it was announced Tuesday. The England all-rounder, who grew up near Edgbaston, the venue for the Phoenix’ home matches, will lead a side that includes fellow World Cup winner Chris Woakes as well as Kane Williamson, the captain of the New Zealand side beaten in last year’s thrilling ...

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British MP’s activities “against national Interest”: Indian government

A day after British MP Debbie Abrahams, a vocal critic of India’s policies on Jammu and Kashmir, was deported from Delhi airport, government officials said her e-Business visa was cancelled before she travelled to India on account of “activities which went against India’s national interests.” They also said she had been informed about the rejection of her e-business visa the ...

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Dhaka welcomes Kathmandu’s proposal to use Saidpur Airport

Nepal has proposed Bangladesh to use Saidpur Airport as part of strengthening connectivity between the two countries. Bangladesh has welcomed the proposal and a technical expert team will look into what kinds of flights can be operated there. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen came up with the information after a bilateral meeting with his Nepal counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali ...

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