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Turkey’s Erdogan calls for boycott of French goods

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called on Turks to boycott French goods, as relations between the NATO allies deteriorated over Paris’s hardened stance against radical Islam. “As it has been said in France, ‘don’t buy Turkish-labelled goods’, I call on my people here. Never give credit to French-labelled goods, don’t buy them,” Erdogan said during a televised speech ...

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Erfan Salim, his bodyguard Zahid jailed for one year

A mobile court has sentenced lawmaker Haji Selim’s son and ward councillor Erfan Salim and his bodyguard Zahid to imprisonment for one year. They are instantly punished for possessing illegal arms and narcotic items. The verdict came Monday evening as members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) recovered foreign liquor, beer and firearm from the residence of Erfan Salim, now behind ...

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Kapil Dev discharged from hospital

Kapil Dev, India’s first World Cup-winning captain, was discharged from a city hospital on Sunday, two days after undergoing angioplasty following complaints of chest pain and uneasiness, reports ESPNCricinfo. The Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, where he had been admitted, said in a statement, “He’s doing fine and can resume his regular daily activity soon. He’ll be under regular follow-up consultation with Dr ...

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Bangladesh Covid-19 cases cross 4 lakh mark

The number of coronavirus infection cases crossed 4 lakh mark with the latest 1,436 infection cases detected in the last 24 hours till Monday morning in the country. So far, around 5,818 people died from coronavirus infection with the latest figure of 15 deaths during the last 24 hours. According to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), a total of ...

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Mother, daughter killed as bus falls into ditch in Natore

A woman and her daughter were killed and 10 others injured as a bus plunged into a roadside canal in Godhra area under Lalpur upazila of Natore on Monday morning. The deceased were identified as Josna Begum, 50, wife of Abdul Manna and their daughter Rojina Khatun,32, hailing from Naraikhali village in Chatmohor upazila of Pabna. Confirming the news, Khandakar ...

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BSTI includes 43 new products under mandatory quality certificate

Considering the growing demand among the general public on different products, including low fat milk, flavored milk, ice lolly, natural mehdi, dishwashing liquid, liquid toilet cleaner, nail polish, gold, cotton sari made in power loom, passenger car tires and rims and power transformer, Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) has decided to include 43 new essential products under the mandatory ...

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Haji Selim’s son Irfan arrested for attacking Navy official

Irfan Selim, son of Dhaka-7 lawmaker Haji Mohammad Selim, has been arrested in a case filed on charge of “attacking” Lt Wasif Ahmed Khan of Bangladesh Navy in Dhanmondi area of Dhaka on Sunday night. Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Irfan, a councilor of ward 30 of Dhaka South City Corporation, in a drive conducted at Haji Selim’s residence at ...

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COVID-19 double blow for chronic disease patients: Study

Researchers have revealed that Covid-19 pandemic came as a double blow for people with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, cancer, respiratory problems or cardiovascular conditions in countries like India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and others, reports IANS. The study, published in the journal Frontiers in Public Health, found people with NCDs are more vulnerable to catching and dying from Covid-19 and ...

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Durga Puja ends today

The five-day long Durga Puja, the biggest festival of Bangalee Hindu Community, ends Monday with immersion of the Goddess Durga in the rivers and water bodies across the country. In the morning, devotees will gather at the puja mandaps (marquees) to celebrate Bijoya Dashami, the last day of the festival. Hindu men will bid adieu to their Deity offering her ...

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Dr Zafrullah falls sick during protest programme

Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury fell sick when he was attending a programme in front of Jatiya Press Club in the capital on Monday noon. He was participating a rally organised by a journalist organisation demanding release of Daily Sangram Chief Reporter and president of a faction of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ)Ruhul Amin Gazi. However, he delivered ...

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