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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 33 more die, 2,174 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 33 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 4,281. Another 2,174 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 312,996. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Monday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 2,980 people to ...

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Chittagong now 58th busiest port in the world

Chittagong Port has moved six notches up to become the 58th busiest container port among 100 top ports across the world, according to London-based journal on ports and shipping Lloyd’s List. The new chart of Lloyd’s List of One Hundred Ports was published recently which tallied annual container throughput figures of the world’s busiest port facilities in 2019. Chittagong Port ...

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Egypt army says over 70 jihadists killed in North Sinai

Egypt’s army announced Sunday that more than 70 alleged jihadists have been killed in recent military operations in North Sinai, the location of an insurrection affiliated to the Islamic State group. A statement by the Egyptian army said that the operations had targeted alleged “homes of terrorists” and “takfiri elements” leading to “the deaths of 73 takfiris in northern Sinai” ...

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EC sues Dr Sabrina for possessing dual NIDs

A case has been filed against JKG Healthcare Chairman Dr Sabrina Arif Chowdhury for having acquired dual National Identity Cards (NIDs) with fake information. Momin Mia, election officer of Gulshan thana, filed the case with Badda police station on Sunday. Officer-in-charge of Badda police station Md Parvez Islam confirmed the news.   Earlier, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) found two national identity (NID) ...

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Lady Gaga wins big at socially distanced — and socially aware — VMAs

Lady Gaga cleaned up at MTV’s Video Music Awards Sunday, an unorthodox show that paid socially distanced homage to New York City as themes of voting and racial justice punctuated the night. The 2020 VMAs — a show known more for ostentatious performances, made-for-Twitter moments and wild costumes than the actual awards — was scaled back due to the coronavirus ...

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Tk 8m graft: Court accepts charges against ex-DIG prisons Partha

A Dhaka court on Monday accepted charges against Partha Gopal Banik, suspended deputy inspector general (prisons) of Sylhet division, in a case filed over amassing illegal wealth worth Tk 8 million (80 lakh). Judge KM Emrul Kayesh of Senior Special Judge’s Court passed the order after scrutinising case dockets and other relevant documents. The judge fixed October 29 for hearing ...

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Arms case: Recording of depositions against Papia, her husband begins today

A tribunal in Dhaka is set to start recording depositions of witnesses against Jubo Mohila League’s expelled leader Shamima Nur Papia and her husband Mofizur Rahman in an arms case. Judge KM Emrul Kayesh of the Special Tribunal-1 will record the testimony of the complainant of the case. Earlier on August 23, the court set Monday to start trial of ...

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Mortal remains of war hero CR Dutta arrives in Dhaka

The body of war hero Chitta Ranjan Dutta, Bir Uttam, widely known as CR Dutta, reached Dhaka on Monday morning from the US where he passed away on August 25 at the age of 93. The coffin of commander of sector number four during the Liberation War arrived in Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) after 8:30am on Monday, airport ...

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Indian virus surge continues with 78,000 cases

India has registered 78,512 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, maintaining an upward surge. The Health Ministry on Monday also reported 948 deaths in the past 24 hours, taking total fatalities up to 64,469. The surge has raised the country’s total reported virus cases since the pandemic began to more than 3.6 million. A country of 1.4 billion ...

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