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Can mosquitoes spread the coronavirus?

While mosquitoes can spread some diseases, most notably malaria, experts say COVID-19 is not among them. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it has no data to suggest the coronavirus is spread by either mosquitoes or ticks. COVID-19 is mainly spread from person to person through droplets people spray when they talk, cough or sneeze. And the ...

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Foreign Minister invites more Swiss investment

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen requested the new Swiss Ambassador to Bangladesh Ms Nathalie Chuard to encourage Swiss investors to invest in the Hi-tech parks of Bangladesh. The new Swiss Ambassador paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Momen at the State Guest House, Jamuna on Wednesday. Foreign Minister briefed her about Bangladesh’s tremendous socio-economic developments, particularly during the last ...

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No JSC, JDC exams this year

The Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dhakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations of this year have been cancelled. A press notification signed by public relations officer (PRO) of the Education Ministry Abul Khayer revealed this information on Thursday. The government decision came as corononavirus or Covid-19 pandemic is prevailing in the country. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave her consent in this ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 45 more die, 2,436 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh on Thursday reported 45 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking the death toll to 4,127. Another 2,436 coronavirus patients found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 304,583. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Thursday afternoon. Health authorities reported that another ...

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18 more pairs of passenger trains resume operation

Eighteen new pairs of passenger trains resumed operation from Thursday on different routes to make services more functional after a long suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Of the 18 pairs, 14 are intercity, three commuter trains and one mail trains. With the 18, total 48 pairs of train resumed operations. Train services resumed on May 31 with eight pairs ...

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Naomi Osaka withdraws from WTA semi-final over Blake shooting

Japan’s Naomi Osaka withdrew from her WTA Western & Southern Open semi-final match Thursday in New York to protest the police shooting of an unarmed black man in Wisconsin. Osaka, a two-time Grand Slam champion, was to have faced Belgian Elise Mertens in the same quarantine bubble where the US Open will be played starting Monday. “Before I am an ...

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Regent Group chief Shahed indicted in arms case

A Dhaka court has framed charges against against Regent Group Chairman Mohammad Shahed in an arms case. Special Tribunal-1 Judge KM Imrul Kayes passed the order on Thursday officially initiating the trial against the disgraced businessman. The court also set August 31 for recording deposition of witnesses in the case. Earlier on August 20, the court accepted a charge-sheet against ...

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PepsiCo introduces new Slice in Bangladesh

PepsiCo has recently launched its new formulated mango drink, Slice, in Bangladesh with a campaign featuring brand ambassador and film superstar, Katrina Kaif, on the new packs. The new Slice, which brings the taste of irresistible mangoes to consumers in Bangladesh, will be available for purchase in a 200Ml PET pack priced at Tk 20. Slice will be made and ...

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Bangladesh allows phase-3 trials of Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

The government has allowed the phase three trial of a coronavirus vaccine developed by Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac in Bangladesh. Health Minister Zahid Maleque disclosed the information at a press briefing at the conference room of the ministry on Thursday. Earlier, Bangladesh Medical Research Council approved the vaccine in the middle of July more than a month after the icddr,b, ...

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“Rhea poisoned my son for a long time”: Sushant’s father

Amidst the ongoing CBI probe, Bollywood actress Sushant Singh Rajput’s father KK Singh, on Thursday, released a video claiming that actress Rhea Chakraborty was giving poison to his son for a long time. He called her his “murderer” and also demanded her arrest. In a 15-second video, Singh was seen demanding the CBI to arrest Rhea and her associates. According ...

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