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RU emeritus professors Dr ABM Hossain dies

Dr ABM Hossain, an emeritus professor of the department of Islamic History and Culture in Rajshahi University, died at a hospital in the capital early Saturday. He was 86. ABM Hossain breathed his last at Specialised Hospital at around 2:00am while undergoing treatment. Dr Mahfujur Rahman Akhand, a professor of Islamic History and Culture department of the university confirmed the ...

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Sahara Khatun’s body to arrive in Dhaka Friday night

DHAKA: The body of Awami League presidium member and former home minister Advocate Sahara Khatun will be brought to Dhaka from Bangkok on Friday night (July 10). She will be buried at Banani Graveyard on Saturday, Awami League Office Secretary Biplob Barua confirmed the matter is information to the media this afternoon. He said, “A flight of US-Bangla airlines with ...

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Corona Test Scam: BNP worried about overseas labour market

BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Friday alleged that Bangladesh is now at the risk of losing overseas labour market due to the “indifference and negligence” of the government. “Various countries, including Italy, China, Japan, Vietnam, Turkey, Qatar and the UAE, are imposing various restrictions on the citizens of Bangladesh to enter their countries. The deportation of ...

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Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 37 more deaths, 2,949 new cases

Bangladesh on Friday saw the detection of another 2,949 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 1,78,443 since the first detection of the disease on March 8. During the period the country registered death of 37 new victims which increased total number of fatalities to 2,275. On the opposite side, the number of recoveries has ...

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Experts fear spike in Corona infections after Eid-ul Azha

Introduce central or single management system to decrease risk, they say Health experts have expressed apprehension that Covid-19 infection rate may take an upward trend sharply after the upcoming Eid-ul Azha as several crore people get directly engaged in the sacrificing over one crore animals in the country. In order to check the transmission of the coronavirus, they suggested the ...

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2 workers go missing as boat sinks in Piyan River

Two workers went missing when a boat sank in the Piyan River at Nayagangar Par in Goainghat upazila early Friday. The identities of the missing people could not be known yet. Abdul Ahad, officer-in-charge of Goainghat Police Station, said the incident took place around 2 am when the sand-laden boat carrying 11 workers sank in the river after being hit ...

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Faridpur Zila Parishad chairman Lokman Hossain dies of Covid-19

Valiant freedom fighter and Faridpur Zila Parishad chairman Lokman Hossain Mridha died of Coronavirus at a hospital in the capital on Friday morning. He was 77. Lokman Mridha, who was also the vice president of Faridpur district unit of Awami League, breathed his last at Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital at around 11:00am while undergoing treatment. Confirming the ...

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Former home minister Sahara Khatun no more

Awami League (AL) Presidium Member and former Home Minister Advocate Sahara Khatun passed away on Thursday night. She was 72. She breathed her last at 11:25 pm (Bangladesh time) at the Bumrungrad International Hospital in Thailand while she was undergoing treatment there, Anisur Rahman, nephew of Sahara Khatun, confirmed. President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed deep shock ...

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151 Bangladeshis denied entry into Italy

A total of 151 Bangladeshis, who reached Rome and Milan airports by two Qatar Airways flights on Wednesday, were denied entry into the country suspecting that they might have been corona infected. However, Italian citizens of Bangladeshi origin travelling in the flights were allowed to enter. At the same time, a pregnant woman was also allowed to enter on humanitarian ...

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We need to be willing to take the bull by the horn: Saima Wazed

Saima Wazed Hossain, the Advisor to the Director General of WHO on Autism and Mental Health. File photo Saima Wazed Hossain has said ensuring that women are protected during this global crisis needs a solution which is based significantly on an understanding of the culture where the woman belongs; and importantly that the biased social and economic structure ensures they ...

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