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Bangladesh Pratidin journo Azharul Islam dies

Md Azharul Islam, head of Editing Assistant Department at Bangladesh Pratidin, died of cancer at a hospital in the capital on Thursday night. He was 60. Azharul Islam breathed his last at Sir Salimullah Medical College and Hospital (Midford Hospital) at around 10:00 pm while undergoing treatment. He is survived by his wife, three sons and a host of well ...

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Arsenal reach League Cup quarter-finals after Liverpool shoot-out

Mikel Arteta praised Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno for repaying his faith after the German’s two penalty saves clinched a 5-4 shoot-out win over Liverpool that sent the Gunners into the League Cup quarter-finals. Arteta’s side had already beaten Liverpool on penalties in the Community Shield earlier this season and they repeated the trick in the fourth round tie. Joe Willock ...

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Common cold in past may provide protection from COVID-19: Study

People who have had a bout of seasonal or common cold in the past may get some protection from COVID-19, according to a study which suggests that immunity to the disease is likely to last a long time — maybe even a lifetime. The study, published in the journal mBio, is the first to show that the COVID-19-causing virus, SARS-CoV-2, ...

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Atommash ship steam generators for Rooppur power plant

The Volgodonsk branch of JSC “AEM-technology” (a part of the machine-building division of Rosatom–“Atomenergomash”) has shipped the set of steam generators for the first Rooppur nuclear power plant. The first item was dispatched two months ago, together with the reactor pressure vessel and two more steam generators were shipped in September for under construction Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP), according ...

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Haripur Gas field: Drilling begins in 9th well

Sylhet Gas Field Limited (SGFL) started drilling the ninth well of the Haripur Gas Field in Jaintapur of Sylhet on Thursday morning. Managing Director of SGFL Engineer Ali Iqbal Md Nurullah, Managing Director of Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (BAPEX) Mohammad Ali were present during the inauguration of the drilling. The demand for gas is rising in Bangladesh. ...

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Govt works on air connectivity with different countries: PM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said her government has given special focus on establishing air connectivity with different countries. “We are holding talks so that our Biman can get access of flying to different countries and have been working to upgrade Biman in every aspect such as its security and services,” she said, referring to Wednesday’s deal with the US in ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 21 more die, 1,508 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 32 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,272. Another 1,508 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 364,987. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Thursday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 1,591 people to ...

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Closure of educational institutions extended until October 31

The government has further extended the shutdown of all the educational institutions, except Qawmi madrasas, across Bangladesh till October 31 as the coronavirus pandemic continues to roil the country. Earlier in March, the government ordered all the schools, colleges and universities across the country to close down soon after the first cases of Covid-19 in Bangladesh were reported on March ...

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US presidential debate: Biden uses “Inshallah” to mock Trump

Democratic Presidential candidate and former US vice president Joe Biden used Arabic phrase “Inshallah’ during Tuesday night’s chaotic first presidential debate with US president Donald Trump that lit up the internet. The remark came midway through the debate after the moderator asked Trump to comment on recent New York Times reporting that alleged Trump only paid $750 in federal taxes ...

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