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3-day US trade show to begin on Feb 27

Three-day US Trade Show is going to begin on February 27 to showcase high quality and cutting-edge American products and services, reports BSS. Over 50 companies would participate in the trade show scheduled to take place in hotel Sonargaon to display different types of products and services, especially in energy, agro-mechanization, and food and beverage sectors, said a US Embassy ...

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Now Chinese national admitted to Rangpur hospital with fever

Amid the increasing fear of Coronavirus spread, a Chinese migrant worker has been admitted to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) with fever, according the media reports on Sunday. On receiving information, he was currently working at the Uttara Export Processing Zone in Nilphamari. “The Chinese national was hospitalised here on Sunday morning as he was diagnosed with fever,” director ...

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Filmfare Awards 2020: Ranveer Singh wins Best Actor

Filmfare Awards 2020 was a star-studded event with the presence of celebrities such as Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Ayushmann Khurrana and others, reports The Indian Express. This year, the event took place in Assam. Gully Boy swept most of the awards of the night. Ranveer Singh won Best Actor for his performance in the musical drama. Alia Bhatt took home ...

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Eight football fans die in Peru road accident

A bus carrying Ecuadoran football fans plunged into a ravine Saturday while heading home from a Copa Libertadores game in Peru, killing at least eight, authorities said. The bus, which had left from Lima, fell 15 meters (50 feet) from a stretch of the Panamerican Highway in northern Peru and the impact of the fall ripped away its roof, police ...

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Gazipur farmer strikes gold with Tulip farming

Tulip, the spring-blooming ornamental flower famous for its dazzling beauty that usually grows in colder countries, is now laregly being cultivated commercially in Gazipur. Tulip, the national flower of Turkey and the Netherlands, grows from bulbs. Most tulips thrive in colder winters because of the long-chilling requirement for bulbs. The flower comes in many colours like orange, pink, cherry, magenta, ...

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Haven’t received Khaleda’s parole appeal: Home Minister

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. File photo Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Sunday said the government is yet to receive any appeal for the release of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on parole. “I haven’t received any appeal [from BNP]. Moreover, it’s a matter of the court,” he said after attending a branch opening ceremony of Sydney International School in Gulshan. ...

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China’s coronavirus death toll mounts to 1665

The death toll from China’s coronavirus epidemic jumped to 1,665 on Sunday after 142 more people died, although the number of new cases dropped for a third consecutive day. According to the national health commission, there were 2,009 new cases reported across the country — the third day of declining cases after a spike earlier in the week due to ...

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Air strikes on Yemen kill 31 civilians after Saudi jet crash

Thirty-one people were killed in air strikes on Yemen Saturday, the United Nations said, the victims of an apparent Saudi-led retaliation after Iran-backed Huthi rebels claimed to have shot down one of its jets, reports AFP. The Tornado aircraft came down Friday in northern Al-Jawf province during an operation to support government forces, a rare shooting down that prompted operations ...

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Saudi Arabia deports 145 Bangladeshis

File Photo Saudi Arabia has deported 5,500 Bangladeshis from the kingdom since the beginning of this year and 145 of them were sent back on Saturday. The latest batch of Bangladeshis was sent back on a Saudi Airlines flight that landed at Dhaka airport just after Saturday midnight. Md Shahidul Islam, one of the deportees, said he had gone to ...

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China to provide most advanced kits to Bangladesh to detect coronavirus

The Chinese government has presented some 500 coronavirus test kits to Bangladesh with a view to facilitate the potential detection of the virus infection. And the government of Bangladesh has gifted China standard contact precautions likes mask and gloves to help prevent the virus infection that claimed 1,665 lives so far in the country till February 16. The information came ...

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