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18 killed in IS attack at Afghan education centre

A suicide bomber struck near an education centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 18 people in an attack claimed by the extremist Islamic State that rocked the conflict-wracked country. Violence on the ground has spiked in recent weeks despite the Taliban and the Afghan government holding peace talks in Qatar to end the country’s grinding ...

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Bangladesh seeks Greek support over Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh has sought Greek support for the early repatriation of Rohingyas continuously being persecuted in their homeland in western Rakhine province of Myanmar. Bangladesh Ambassador to Greece Ashud Ahmed discussed the issue while presenting his credentials to President Katerina Sakellaropoulou at a ceremony at the Greek Presidency in Athens recently, said the Embassy on Sunday. The Ambassador briefed the President ...

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Death in police custody: Raihan’s mother begins hunger strike

Mother of Raihan Ahmed, who was allegedly tortured to death in Sylhet city’s Bandarbazar police outpost, has started hunger strike demanding capital punishment for all the police personnel involved with the incident. Rayhan’s mother Salma Begum and his relatives began the hunger strike in front of the outpost on Sunday morning. Urging government to take all arrested accused in remand, ...

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Complex angioplasty by Bangladeshi doctor recognised as world’s best

Complex angioplasty done by a cardiologist of National Heart Foundation Hospital and Research Institute (NHFHRI) has got international recognition as best complex angioplasty of the world. In its continuation, the European Bifurcation Club in the year 2020 awarded an angioplasty procedure conducted by Prof Fazila-Tun-Nesa Malik, head of the department of cardiology at National Heart Foundation Hospital and Research Institute ...

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Ajax smash 13 past Venlo in record Dutch win

Ajax broke their own 48-year Eredivisie record on Saturday when they hammered Venlo 13-0 in the biggest ever win in the history of the division. Lassina Traore struck five times as the defending champions outdid Johan Cruyff’s Ajax, whose 12-1 win over Vitesse Arnhem had stood as the top flight’s record win since May 1972 — the season the Amsterdam ...

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8 children shot dead by gunmen in Cameroonian school: local media

At least eight children have been shot dead in school by unknown gunmen Saturday in Cameroon’s restive region of Southwest, local media cameroon-info.net reported. The incident happened at the Mother Francisca International Bilingual Academy in Fiango, Kumba, a restive town in Cameroon’s South West Region. Videos circulating on social media indicated that the gunmen entered the classroom while the students ...

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UK records further 23,012 Covid cases and 174 more deaths

The UK has recorded a further 23,012 coronavirus cases and 174 Covid-19 related deaths. Figures released on Saturday show there has been 474 deaths recorded this week, up from 343 last week, with Sunday’s figures still to come. It takes the total number of deaths to 44,745. Saturday’s figures means there has been more than 20,000 new coronavirus cases in ...

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Govt implements action plan to cut road accident by 50pc: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said the government is implementing the national road safety strategic action plan to reduce 50 percent road accidents in the country as per the target set under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “The Road Transport and Highway Division is implementing the strategic action plan to achieve the SDGs target to bring ...

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Osiris-Rex: Nasa probe risks losing asteroid sample after door jams

A Nasa probe sent to collect rock from an asteroid several hundred million kilometres from Earth has grabbed so much that samples are spilling out. Officials behind the Osiris-Rex probe, which landed on Bennu earlier this week, say the collection operation may have performed too well. Pictures beamed back to Earth show a rock has wedged open the door of ...

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Auto-pass a ploy to ruin education system: Speakers

Speakers at a discussion in the capital on Saturday opposed the government’s decision of giving students auto-promotion without holding HSC and other examinations, saying it is part of a ploy to destroy the country’s education system and the nation. They urged the government to review its decision and work out an effective mechanism like taking exams on a small scale ...

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