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New Indian envoy Doraiswami reaches Bangladesh

The newly appointed Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami has reached Bangladesh to take up his diplomatic assignment. Doraiswami, who entered into Bangladesh from Tripura border on Monday morning, is expected to reach Dhaka in the afternoon, said Diplomatic sources in Dhaka. He replaces Riva Ganguly Das, who already returned to New Delhi on October 1 for her next posting ...

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Coronavirus: England’s hospital death toll rises by 28

Brings total number of confirmed Covid-19 deaths reported in hospitals to 30,166, NHS England says A further 28 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England. The deaths bring the total number of confirmed Covid-19 fatalities reported in hospitals to 30,166, NHS England said. Patients were aged between 69 and 94 years old. All had underlying ...

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Egypt reveals 59 ancient coffins found near Saqqara pyramids

Egypt’s tourism and antiquities minster said on Saturday archaeologists have unearthed dozens of ancient coffins in a vast necropolis south of Cairo. Khalid el-Anany said at least 59 sealed sarcophagi, with mummies inside most of them, were found that had been buried in three wells more than 2,600 years ago. “I consider this is the beginning of a big discovery,” ...

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Boris Johnson warns of ‘bumpy’ months ahead in fight against Covid-19

Boris Johnson said he is working flat-out to make Christmas as normal as possible, but he warned of a “tough winter” in the battle against coronavirus. The prime minister said there will be “bumpy” months ahead, though he hopes the situation will be “radically different” by spring. He said people should behave “fearlessly” but with common sense as the UK ...

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New PSC member Shameem Ahsan takes oath

Shameem Ahsan, newly appointed member of the Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC), took oath on Sunday. Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain administered the oath of office at the Supreme Court Judges’ Lounge, spokesperson and special officer of the Supreme Court Mohammad Saifur Rahman told BSS. An order was issued by the Ministry of Public Administration on September 27 stating that ...

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2 killed in Moulvibazar road crash

Two people, including a covered van driver, were killed and seven others injured in a head-on collision between a local bus and a lemon-laden covered van at Rashidpur Gas Field area in Shremangal upazila of Moulvibazar on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as driver Sanjit Das, 30 and Mohesh, 45. The Habiganj-bound passenger bus from Shreemangal collided with the ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 23 more die, 1,125 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 23 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,348. Another 1,125 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 368,690. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Sunday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 1,587 people recovered ...

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New Indian envoy to arrive in Dhaka Monday

The newly appointed Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami is expected to arrive in Dhaka on Monday to take up his diplomatic assignment. He replaces Riva Ganguly Das, who already returned to New Delhi on October 1 for her next posting in the Ministry of External Affairs as Secretary (East). She was appointed as High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh ...

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Efforts continue to strengthen Bapex: Nasrul

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said on Saturday efforts have been continuing to strengthen Bapex’s capacity. “The government wants to see international standard companies for gas exploration, extraction and production. If Bapex works in parallel with foreign companies, its efficiency and confidence will be increased,” he said. The state minister made the remarks while speaking ...

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