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Zainul Bari new chairman of IDRA

Former secretary Mohammad Zainul Bari has been appointed as the new chairman of the Insurance Development & Regulatory Authority (IDRA), said the finance ministry in circular on Wednesday (June 15, 2022). He has been appointed by the government on contractual basis for a three-year term. Zainul Bari last served as the Planning Ministry secretary. His appointment came after Dr M ...

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Khaleda Zia shifted to cabin from CCU

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in the city was shifted to a cabin from the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) on Wednesday. The former prime minister was shifted to the cabin no 4219 on the 7th floor of the hospital from the CCU around 1:10 pm. BNP chairperson’s media wing member Shairul Kabir Khan confirmed the matter. ...

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Digital ‘Population and Housing Census-2022’ begins today

The sixth ‘Population and Housing Census-2022’ will be conducted across the country in a digital manner for the first time from today to June 21 to make it flawless and successful. The sixth ‘Population and Housing Census-2022’ began across the country in a digital manner for the first time from Wednesday to June 21 to make it flawless and successful, ...

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Plant at least 3 trees each during monsoon, PM to citizens

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday called upon the people to join a nationwide campaign of tree plantation during this monsoon to make the country greener. She urged everyone, including members of her Awami League and its associate bodies, to each plant at least three saplings of fruit, wood and herbal during the rainy season, reports UNB. The PM made ...

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Gazipur garment factory fire doused after 3 hrs

A fire that broke out at a readymade garment factory in Gazipur’s Chandoan Chourasta area on Wednesday morning, has now under control after three hours. Gazipur Fire Service and Civil Defence deputy director Abdul Hamid confirmed the news at 10:30 am. Five fire fighting units brought the blaze of ‘Apparel Plus Ltd’ under their control at 10:30 am after three ...

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Cumilla City polls underway

Voters are exercising their franchise in the election to Cumilla City Corporation on Wednesday. The voting began at 8am and will continue until 4pm without any break. A total of 2,29,920 voters will exercise their voting right through EVM in 105 centres. There are 640 booths in 105 polling stations. Five candidates are vying for the office of mayor. It ...

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Lights illuminate Padma Bridge, dignity of Bangladesh

The much anticipated Padma Bridge has come into being and dream of the nation has come true. The bridge is set to the inaugurated on June 25. Ahead of the inauguration, the authorities concerned have decorated the bridge with lights. BSS adds: lampposts installed on the 6.15 kilometer Padma Bridge were lit up all together for the very first time ...

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Outgoing Ambassador of Kuwait calls on Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has thanked the government of Kuwait for providing free vaccines and treatments to Bangladeshi expatriates living in Kuwait during the Covid-19 pandemic. He also highlighted that Bangladesh and Kuwait enjoy excellent bilateral relations in the fields of manpower, trade and commerce, defense and energy sectors. Momen was talking to outgoing Ambassador of Kuwait Adel Mohammed ...

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Former DUCSU VP Nur sued in DSA case

A case has been filed against former vice-president of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU) Nurul Huque Nur under the Digital Security Act (DSA). Shahriar Tanim, a former deputy secretary of legal affairs at Chittagong University’s Chhatra League unit, lodged the case with the district’s Cyber Tribunal on Tuesday. The court ordered the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to investigate the ...

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