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UK coronavirus death toll rises by 8 to 46,574

CORONAVIRUS cases have risen above the crucial 1,000-a-day target for the first time since June as fears grow over a potential second wave. A further 1,062 people have tested positive for the disease – bringing the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases to 310,825. The figure represents a 43 per cent increase on last Sunday’s total of 743 . But ...

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317 killed in 238 accidents during Eid journeys

As many as 317 people were killed and 370 wounded in 238 accidents across the country during the Eid journeys, said Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity. Among these, 242 were killed and 331 wounded in 201 road accidents alone. Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity disclosed the information at a press conference in Sagar-Runi Auditorium of Dhaka Reporters Unity on Sunday. According to ...

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Sonia Gandhi to continue as interim president of Congress

Indian Congress continues to be helmed by Sonia Gandhi as the party has extended her term as interim president. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi, during an online media briefing, said it was true that Sonia Gandhi’s tenure as interim chief comes to an end on August 10, one year after she assumed the post, but it did not mean that the ...

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Coronavirus: Moral duty to get all children back in school – Boris Johnson

  There is a “moral duty” to get all children back into schools in England next month, Boris Johnson has said. Writing in the Mail on Sunday, he said it was the “national priority” after months without in-person education during the coronavirus pandemic. Government advisers have warned of risks in the plans to open up society. Geoff Barton, head of ...

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Covid-19 Vaccination.

Fatema Miah: The  pharmaceutical teams across the world began to experiments to bring the appropriate, effective and suitable vaccine out for Covid-19. There are bogus medical companies specially, in Asia began to promote their (invalid) fake products, started to advertise out. Among them, there were renown Indians and a Bangladeshi company, claimed and vocalised they have medicine for Covid19. It’s ...

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Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new PM

Leader of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna party Mahinda Rajapaksa took his oath as the nation’s new prime minister on Sunday after his party secured a landslide victory in the recently concluded parliamentary election. Rajapaksa took oaths during a grand ceremony at Kelaniya Temple, a Buddhist temple on the outskirts of Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo in the presence of the diplomatic ...

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Couple found dead in Moulvibazar

Sreemangal ( Moulvibazar) correspondent  :  A man and his wife were found dead at their house today in Sreemangal upazila of Moulvibazar. Police suspected that the man, a tea garden worker, died by suicide after killing his wife. The deceased were identified as Bipul Tantubay (42) and his wife Aloka Tantubay (35). The incident took place this morning at Boulachhara ...

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Operation of all intercity trains to begin after August 15

The authorities of Bangladesh Railway have decided to operate all intercity trains after August 15. Public relations officer of Railways Ministry Shariful Alam revealed this information on Sunday. Shariful Alam said Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan has given instruction in this regard. And the railway authorities are taking necessary preparations. Mentionable, the government on May 31 opened offices, other establishments ...

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National award winning music director Alauddin Ali passes away

Renowned composer and music director Alauddin Ali passed away at a hospital in the capital on Sunday. The National Award winning music director breathed his last at Aysha Memorial Hospital in Mohakhali this afternoon. Family sources confirmed the matter to media. Ali made his debut as a music composer through the film Shondhikkhon in 1974. In 1977 his compositions for ...

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