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Awami League candidates win Dhaka, Naogaon polls amid low turnout

Awami League candidates Kazi Monirul Islam and Md Anwar Hossain Helal have won the by-election to Dhaka-5 and Naogaon-6 constituencies amid low turnout. In Dhaka, only 10.43 percent of 471,129 voters cast their ballots from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday through electronic voting machines, according to Assistant Returning Officer Al Amin. Monirul Islam bagged 45,642 votes to win ...

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Sheikh Russel’s birthday being observed

The 57th birthday of Shaheed Sheikh Russel, youngest son of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, is being observed today. Sheikh Russel, also youngest brother of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, was born on October 18 in 1964 at the historic Bangabandhu Bhaban at Dhanmondi in the capital. He was assassinated by the killers on August 15 in 1975. Russel was brutally killed ...

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HSC, equivalent results to be published in December

The results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations will be published in the last week of December. Chairman of the Inter-Education Board Coordination Sub-Committee and Dhaka Education Board confirmed the matter on Saturday. “Recently, the examination was cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus epidemic. The results of HSC will be determined by the average results of Junior School ...

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Barrister Rafique-ul Haque hospitalised again

Prominent lawyer and former Attorney General Barrister Rafique-ul Haque has been hospitalised again. He was admitted to Ad-Din Hospital in Moghbazar of the capital as he felt unwell Sunday noon. Earlier, on Saturday, the lawyer returned home from the hospital with the permission of doctors as his condition improved. On October 15, he was taken to Ad-Din Hospital in Moghbazar ...

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Raihan’s body had 111 injury marks: Autopsy report

Raihan, who was beaten to death in police custody at the Bandar Bazar police outpost, had 111 injury marks and two of his nails were pulled off, according to the autopsy report. His stomach was empty and there was only acidity liquid. He had severe internal bleeding because of excessive physical torture. He was tortured between two and four hours ...

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UK Covid deaths increase by 150 in 24 hours as 16,171 new cases recorded

A further 16,171 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus have been recorded in the UK bring the total number of infections to 705,428. As of 9am on Saturday, there had been a further 150 people that had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of deaths in the UK to 43,579. Separate figures published by the ...

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Anomalies rife in Biman’s London office

Anomalies are widespread in Biman Bangladesh Airlines office in London, causing huge financial losses for the national flag carrier. A recent audit report has found that the London office has been issuing free tickets to several agents, violating Biman’s rules. Despite having regular general sales agent (GSA) in the London office, the authorities appointed cargo sales agent (CSA) through a ...

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Globe Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine ‘BANCOVID’ listed by WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has listed coronavirus or Covid-19 vaccine ‘BANCOVID’ of Bangladesh’s Globe Biotech Limited. The Globe Biotech claimed that ‘BANCOVID’ vaccine is capable of producing antibodies in animal bodies. The Bangladeshi lone coronavirus vaccine candidate made the announcement in city’s Lakeshore Hotel on October 5. Earlier on July 2, Globe Biotech revealed that they were developing a ...

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Bangladesh Betar director dies from coronavirus

Director of Bangladesh Betar Amanullah Masud Hasan has died from coronavirus or Covid-19 at a hospital in the capital. He was 57. He breathed his last around 3:30am on Saturday while receiving treatment at Sarkari Karmachari Hospital, says media report. Amanullah Masud, also a noted social worker, was employed at the Population Health and Nutrition Cell of the national broadcaster. ...

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New Zealand’s Ardern headed for landslide win and 2nd term

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was headed for a landslide win and a second term in office Saturday in New Zealand’s general election. With more than half the votes counted, Ardern’s liberal Labour Party had nearly double the support of its main challenger, the conservative National Party. “It’s a landslide that looks like our vote is the best it has been ...

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