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PIB director dies in city road crash

Md Ilius Bhuiyan, a director (administration) of Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) was killed and another person injured as a truck hit their motorcycle near Sonir Akhra area of Jatrabari in the capital on Sunday night. Faizul Haque, Associate Editor (Publications and Features) of PIB, confirmed the news to media. The truck rammed the motorcycle when they were going to ...

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Pirlo off to dream start as Juve open bid for 10th straight title

Andrea Pirlo got his coaching career off to a winning start as Juventus launched their bid for a 10th consecutive league title with a 3-0 win over Sampdoria on Sunday. Swedish debutant Dejan Kulusevski opened the scoring after 13 minutes in Turin with Leonardo Bonucci adding a second on 78 minutes and Cristiano Ronaldo a late third. The match was ...

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UK coronavirus cases jump by 3,899 as deaths rise by 18

The number of coronavirus cases in the UK continues to rise, as 3,899 cases were recorded in the past 24 hours and the death toll rose by 18. The latest reported deaths from hospitals, care homes and the wider community, brings the total number of fatalities in the UK to 41,759. Overall, 394,257 Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in the ...

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Delhi Capitals set Kings XI Punjab to chase 158 to win

Delhi Capitals scored 157 for eight against Kings XI Punjab at the second match of the Indian Premiere League (IPL) at Dubai on Sunday night. MP Stoinis and SS Layer scored 53 and 39 runs respectively for the Capitals. Mohammed Shami and SS Cottrell took 3 and 2 wickets respectively for the Punjab.Earlier, Kings XI Punjab choose to field first ...

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Bijon Kumar returns to Singapore

Noted microbiologist Bijon Kumar Sil, who led the researchers of Gonoshasthaya Kendra (GK) in inventing coronavirus rapid testing kits, returned to Singapore on Sunday due to work permit complications. Dr Bijon left Hazrat Shahjalal Airport around 7.30 am by a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, said GK’s press adviser Jahangir Alam Mintoo. “Gonoshasthya Kendra will provide him all-out cooperation so ...

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Half of Covid patients in Irish study suffer ongoing fatigue

More than half of patients and staff with Covid-19 monitored by an Irish hospital suffered persistent fatigue in the aftermath of the initial disease, according to a new study Friday highlighting the “significant burden” of lingering symptoms. It comes as patient groups and doctors call for more research into the medium- and long-term effects of the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 26 more die, 1,544 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 26 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 4,939. Another 1,544 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 348,916. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Sunday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 2,179 people to ...

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Former MI6 man suspected of selling information to undercover Chinese spies

A British businessman, formerly of MI6, is under investigation for allegedly selling information to undercover spies from China, a Whitehall official says, BBC reported. Fraser Cameron, who runs the EU-Asia Centre think tank, is suspected of passing sensitive information about the EU to two spies allegedly posing as Brussels-based journalists. He is alleged to have exchanged the information for thousands ...

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Scientists find SARS-CoV-2 RNA in Bangladesh wastewater

A team of scientists from Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU) and North South University (NSU) has claimed to make the first and successful attempt to detect SARS-CoV-2 viruses’ genetic material in the sewage water. The team is led by Professor Firoz Ahmed, Chairman Dept. of Microbiology, Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU), said a media release issued by NSTU ...

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Remain prepared as Covid-19 situation may worsen in winter: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked all concerned to take preparation right at the moment as the COVID-19 situation may worsen in the upcoming winter. “Winter is ahead and that’s why the COVID-19 situation may be worse to some extent. So, we have to remain prepared from right now,” she said while receiving donations for the PM’s Relief and Welfare Fund ...

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