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Attack on UNO for resisting theft

UNO Wahida Khanam came under criminal attack at her government quarter at the dead of the night for allegedly resisting an attempted robbery. Three of the five arrestees already confessed to have carried out the attack and explained reasons for the same. Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) picked them from various spots of Ghoraghat Upazila under Dinajpur on suspicion and quizzed ...

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Govt releases list of 92 verified online editions of newspapers

As part of its process of registering online news portals, the Information Ministry has released a list of 92 verified online editions of newspapers. In a notification on Thursday, the ministry said that the online editions of newspapers, which have secured clearance from “government-nominated agencies,” have been allowed for “initial registration.” The listed online news portals have been asked to ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 29 more die, 1,929 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 29 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 4,412. Another 1,929 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 321,615. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Friday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 2,211 people to ...

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France in huge coronavirus recovery plan focusing on green energy

France has unveiled a 100bn-euro (£89bn) economic stimulus package to help repair the economic damage caused by coronavirus. President Emmanuel Macron’s government said the investment would include big spending on green energy and transport. Dubbed “France re-launch”, it is aimed at reversing rising unemployment, and includes tax cuts for business. The economy shrank by 13.8% between April and June, the ...

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Chandpur mayoral polls on October 10

The election to the mayoral post of Chandpur municipality, which was postponed following the death of BNP mayoral candidate Shafiqur Rahman Bhuiyan, will now be held on October 10. The Election Commission issued a gazette notification in this regard. The election was initially slated for March 29. Md Tofael Hossain, election officer of Chandpur, said the aspirant candidates can submit ...

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World ‘falling behind’ on goal to cut chronic disease deaths

Only six high-income countries are doing enough to tackle deaths from chronic illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease, a global report said Friday, warning the coronavirus pandemic exposes the urgent need to combat underlying conditions. In its stocktake of global efforts to stop people dying prematurely from largely preventable and treatable non-communicable diseases, the report by groups including the ...

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Messi’s father ‘confirms’ his son could stay at Barcelona

Jorge Messi, father and agent of Lionel Messi, appeared to concede his son could remain at Barcelona this season, according to footage broadcast by Spanish media on Thursday. Messi senior seemingly replied “yes” when asked by a reporter if they had considered the possibility of staying at the club for another season and then leaving for free next year, in ...

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Four held over attack on Ghoraghat UNO

Four persons have been arrested in connection with criminal attack on Ghoraghat Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Wahida in Dinajpur. Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and police in joint drives arrested them, including main accused of the attack, from Hakimpur and Ghoraghat upazila of Dinajpur district early Friday. The arrestees were identified as Asadul Haque, 35, son of Amzad Hossain ...

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UNO Wahida regains consciousness

UNO Wahida Khanam Hussain has regained consciousness hours after undergoing a complex surgery this morning. She talked to the doctors and her husband who is also UNO. Physicians see the consciousness significant development to be out of danger. Earlier, doctors at the National Institute of Neurosciences and Hospital in Dhaka expressed hope about chances of survival of UNO Wahida who ...

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Hosne Ara Talukder made DG of Bangladesh Betar

The government has appointed Hosne Ara Talukdar as the new Director General (DG) of state-owned radio station Bangladesh Betar (BB). A notification was issued by the Information Ministry in this regard on Wednesday. She is an officer of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) (information) of 1984 batch who was earlier promoted as Additional Director General of Betar.

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