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Super Typhoon Goni batters Philippines

Super Typhoon Goni pounded the Philippines Sunday with authorities warning of “catastrophic” conditions in the region expected to take the hardest hit, where more than 300,000 have fled their homes. The strongest typhoon of the year so far made landfall on Catanduanes Island at 4:50 am (2050 GMT Saturday) with maximum sustained wind speeds of 225 kilometres (140 miles) per ...

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Time to reintroduce covid-19 tests for inbound passengers: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said in the wake of massive COVID-19 outbreak again across the globe, the time has come to reintroduce coronavirus tests for every inbound passenger in all ports. “The time has come again. From now on, there should be tests for incoming people from abroad, put them in quarantine, steps have to be taken like ...

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‘Natural antioxidants can keep heart healthy during winters, Covid-19’

In view of the winter season and Covid-19 pandemic, health experts on Saturday said that taking natural antioxidants may help keep the heart healthy along with other health benefits. “We are a little worried about our health because those people get more affected by Covid who have heart related problems. During this situation at an individual level, you can work ...

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Haji Salim grabs land of the deaf

Haji Mohammad Salim, an MP from Dhaka-7 constituency, has grabbed a land of a school for the deaf in the capital despite losing a legal battle in a court. The lawmaker, who established a reign of terror in Old Dhaka, has now become deaf and dumb. Locals and victims have started to raise allegations of different crimes against Haji Salim ...

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3 to die for killing NSU student Payel

A Dhaka court has sentenced the driver, helper and supervisor of a ‘Hanif Paribahan’ bus to death for killing North South University student Saidur Rahman Payel in 2018. Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 Judge Abu Zafar Mohammad Kamruzzaman passed the order on Sunday. The condemn convicts are bus driver Jamal Hossain, his helper Foysal Hossain and supervisor Jonny. On April 2 ...

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Two dead and five wounded in Canada’s Quebec stabbing, police say

At least two people have been stabbed to death and five more wounded in the Canadian city of Quebec. Police told people to remain indoors after a man “dressed in medieval clothes” attacked “multiple victims” with a bladed weapon on Saturday night. A man in his mid 20s was arrested shortly before 01:00 local time (04:00 GMT), officers said. But ...

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Barcelona held by 10-man Alaves to extend winless streak in La Liga

Barcelona made it four La Liga games without a win on Saturday after failing to beat 10-man Alaves, a 1-1 draw leaving Ronald Koeman’s side sitting 12th in the table. Luis Rioja put Alaves in front at Mendizorrotza after an error from Barca’s back-up goalkeeper Neto, with Antoine Griezmann equalising in the second half, a minute after Jota Peleteiro had ...

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Kali O Kalam editor Abul Hasnat passes away

Renowned journalist Abul Hasnat passed away at a city hospital on Sunday morning at the age of 75. Hasnat, the editor of monthly Kali o Kalam magazine, was suffering from old-age complications and was taken to Anwar Khan Modern Medical College Hospital in the morning where he was pronounced dead at 8:05am. “With a heavy heart, we are informing that ...

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UK coronavirus cases pass 1 million as death toll jumps by 326

The UK has now recorded more than one million coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic. The grim milestone was reached after another 21,915 Covid-19 infections were recorded overnight.   “Between 31 January and 31 October 2020, there have been 1,011,660 people who have had a confirmed positive test result,” the Government announced on Saturday. Meanwhile, a further 326 ...

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Dhaka to Jaflong direct bus service from Nov 2

A direct bus service from Dhaka to Jaflong and Bholaganj, popular tourist spots in Sylhet division, will start operating from November 2, with the aim to boost the tourism in the country, according to Imran Ahmad, Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister. The Minister came up with the remarks on Saturday while inaugurating AC bus service on Sylhet-Tamabil-Jaflong route on ...

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