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Singer Nishita Barua ties the knot

Popular singer and Close up-I star Nishita Barua has tied the knot with her long time friend Dipankar Barua. The ceremony was held at Trust Auditorium in the capital on Wednesday. Nishita’s groom Dipankar is a banker at National Bank. Nishita Barua is a Bangladeshi popular singer who comes to the music arena through the music contest close up one ...

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Raushan Ershad receives Covid-19 vaccine

Raushan Ershad, leader of the opposition in parliament, has received the Covid-19 vaccine. The Jatiya Party leader received the vaccine at the Jatiya Sangsad Medical Center on Thursday morning as part of mass inoculation programme. Md Mamun Hasan, personal secretary to the opposition leader in the parliament, confirmed the news in a press release. “The vaccine is fully safe. The ...

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Monowara Sikder elected new chairman of National Bank

Monowara Sikder has been elected as the new chairman of National Bank Limited for the next three years. The post fell vacant after Zainul Haque Sikder, a valiant freedom fighter and one of the pioneer industrialists of Bangladesh, had passed away on February 10 while taking treatment in Dubai. Monowara Sikder, the wife of Zainul Haque Sikder, was unanimously elected ...

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Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective, FDA analysis finds

In an analysis released Wednesday, the US Food and Drug Administration said the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has met the requirements for emergency use authorization — another step toward the authorization of a third shot for the United States. The efficacy of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine against moderate to severe/critical Covid-19 across all geographic areas was 66.9% at ...

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12th anniversary of Pilkhana carnage being observed

The 12th anniversary of the atrocious carnage at the Pilkhana BDR (now BGB) headquarters in the capital is being observed on Thursday. A total of 74 people, including 57 Army officers, were killed in the carnage beginning on this day in 2009. Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has organised Quran Khawani, doa, and milad mahfil, marking the day.   During the ...

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Mendy’s late strike puts Real Madrid in sight of Champions League quarters

Ferland Mendy put Real Madrid within touching distance of the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday with the late strike that sank 10-man Atalanta 1-0 in Bergamo. The French left-back’s curling effort came four minutes from time in a last 16, first leg clash in which the hosts had to play a man down for over 70 minutes, giving Zinedine Zidane’s ...

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Harun Ar Rashid named AAYFO Bangladesh’s Best Social Activist 2020

Book lover Harun Ar Rashid has been awarded as the ‘Best Social Activist 2020’ by the Bangladesh Chapter of the Africa Asia Youth Organization (AAYFO), an international organisation working with 102 countries in Africa and Asia. During the corona pandemic, Harun went from house to house delivering books to people, which attracted the attention of various media besides social media. ...

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Covid: UK deaths rise by 442 as 9,938 new coronavirus cases reported

A further 442 people in the UK have died within 28 days of a positive Covid-19 test and another 9,938 people have tested positive for coronavirus. The figures, as of 9am on Wednesday, bring the UK death toll to 121,747. Separate figures by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 was mentioned as one of the causes suggest there ...

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5 Japan-funded mega projects to change face of Bangladesh

Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki has said that five Japan-funded mega projects, including Dhaka Metrorail, will be completed by 2025, which will ‘change the face’ of the South Asian country. “Those are essential for the growth of Bangladesh fulfiling its potential, and will change the face of the nation once they are completed,” he said while speaking at a ...

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PBI asked to probe case against cricketer Nasir, his wife

A Dhaka court on Wednesday directed the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) to investigate a case filed against Bangladesh National Team cricketer Nasir Hossain and his newlywed wife Tamima Sultana. Tamima allegedly got married to cricketer Nasir without divorcing her husband Rakib Hasan. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Md Jashim passed the order after taking the case filed by Rakib ...

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