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Khaleda’s jail term suspension extended by six months

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s jail term suspension has been extended by six months. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has approved the extension. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal confirming the matter said, “The previous conditions of not participating in any political programme and not going abroad will be applicable this time too.” Earlier on September 3, the law ministry agreed to extend ...

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Actor Dipjol undergoes surgery

Monowar Hossain Dipjol, one of Dhallywood’s most prominent actors, underwent surgery at a city hospital on Tuesday morning. The actor has a tumor in his belly. He underwent surgery as per his doctor’s advice, Dhallywood actor and Bangladesh Cholochitro Shilpi Samiti General Secretary Zayed Khan said. Dipjol was admitted to Bangladesh Specialised Hospital on Monday. In 2017, he underwent a ...

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Bangladeshi nominated for Nobel Prize

Dr Ruhul Abid, a Bangladeshi-American professor at Brown University Alpert Medical School in USA, and his nonprofit organisation Health and Education for All (HAEFA) were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, by University of Massachusetts Boston. Prof Jean-Philippe Belleau from the department of anthropology at UMASS Boston confirmed the news. Abid is one of 211 individuals nominated for the 2020 ...

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Sylhet’s rail link with Dhaka, Chattogram restored

Sylhet’s rail communication with Dhaka and Chattogram was restored after a nearly three-hour disruption following derailment of a cargo train near Maizgaon Railway Station in Fenchuganj on Tuesday. The derailed cargo was salvaged around 11:45am, said Md Monir Hossain, station master of Maizgaon Railway Station. Rail communication was cut off around 8:45am after the cargo train derailed. Monir said that ...

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25 indicted in Abrar murder case

A tribunal in Dhaka has framed charges against 25 persons in sensational Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) student Abrar Fahad murder case. Judge Abu Zafar Md Kamruzzaman of the Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 of Dhaka framed the charges on Tuesday in presence of twenty-two accused while three others were absconding since the incident. The tribunal also set September 20 ...

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Barrister Rafiqul Islam Mia put on ventilator

BNP’s standing committee member and former minister Barrister Rafiqul Islam Mia is now in a very critical condition, as he was put on a ventilator on Monday night. BNP chairperson’s press wing member Shairul Kabir Khan confirmed this information to media on Tuesday morning. He has been undergoing treatment under the supervision of a medical board in Dhanmondi’s Ibne Sina ...

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Oct, Nov to be ‘tougher’ with more coronavirus deaths: WHO Europe

The World Health Organization expects Europe to see a rise in the daily number of Covid-19 deaths in October and November, the head of the body’s European branch told AFP on Monday. “It’s going to get tougher. In October, November, we are going to see more mortality,” WHO Europe director Hans Kluge said, as the continent currently experiences a surge ...

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India bans export of onions again

The government of India on Monday prohibited the export of all varieties of onion except in cut, sliced or powdered form. “The export of all varieties of onion…is prohibited with immediate effect,” the Indian Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said in a notification. The ban includes Bangalore rose onions and Krishnapuram onions, reports The Economics Times. “Rates have increased ...

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City polls within 3 months of tenure expiry; Bill cleared

Election to any city corporation will have to be held within three months instead of the existing six months before the expiry of its tenure, according to the draft of the Local Government (City Corporation) (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on Monday approved in principle the draft law reducing the timeframe for the arrangement ...

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