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Aryan Khan Case ‘Witness’, Wanted In Cheating Case, Detained In Pune

A controversial “independent witness” of the narcotics agency that is investigating the Mumbai drugs-on-cruise case has been detained in Pune, three days after he claimed he would surrender at a police station in Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow. Kiran Gosavi, against whom a lookout notice was issued over a cheating case in 2018, had said he wanted to surrender to the ...

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Bangladesh reports six deaths from Covid

Bangladesh on Thursday reported 294 COVID-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight six lives. The country reported 1.50 percent COVID-19 positive cases as 19,535 samples were tested in the past 24 hours,” Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in its routine daily statement. In the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus in Dhaka city and upazilas of ...

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E-commerce firms must get registered within 2 months: Cabinet

All the e-commerce firms will have to be registered with the Commerce Ministry within the next two months, according to a directive of the Cabinet. The directive came from a Cabinet meeting held virtually with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. She joined the meeting from her official residence Ganobhaban. <span;>Other cabinet members attended the meeting from the Bangladesh ...

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Cabinet approves 22 public holidays in 2022

There will be 14 general holidays and three of them coincided with weekends in next year (2022), said cabinet secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam. Among the other eight government executive order holidays, there are three weekly holidays. The government employees will enjoy three days of optional holiday on the occasion of religious festivals. During major social festivals, employees from various small ...

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Children aged 12-17 to get vaccine from Nov 1

Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said children, aged 12 to 17, will get COVID vaccine from November 1. “The vaccination drive will initially open at 12 centres in Dhaka. Later, it will expand to the rest of the country. The list of the students are on the last stage,” the Health Minister told reporters after the Cabinet meeting on Thursday. ...

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Additional 12mn euro to be provided for Rohingyas, host community: EU

European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Janez Lenarcic has said the European Union (EU) decided to increase their humanitarian assistance by an additional €12 million – €10 million for the Rohingyas and host community in Bangladesh, and €2 million will go to Myanmar for displaced people in Rakhine State. During his visit, Lenarcic shed light on the Rohingya ...

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Boris Johnson thinks he doesn’t need business. It’s a huge gamble

Boris Johnson’s government has just laid out its annual tax and spending plans with a clear central theme: building back better after the pandemic. The prime minister wants to overhaul the UK economy as it emerges from a deep recession by boosting productivity, skills and wages. His task is being made all the more difficult by skyrocketing inflation, shortages of ...

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Cheap antidepressant shows promise treating early COVID-19

A cheap antidepressant reduced the need for hospitalization among high-risk adults with COVID-19, according to results of a study hunting for existing drugs that could be repurposed to treat the pandemic disease. Researchers tested the pill used for depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder because it was known to reduce inflammation and looked promising in smaller studies. The medicine, called fluvoxamine, would ...

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Bangladesh slip to 8th spot in ICC T20 rankings

Bangladesh T20 cricket team dropped two places to eighth in the latest MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20 Rankings following their two defeats among four matches in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup in Oman, UAE. Bangladesh are now at number eight with 236 rating points followed by Sri Lanka and West Indies at number nine and ten respectively in the ...

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Bangladesh and Belgium to commence Foreign Office Consultations

A Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of a Bilateral Consultation Mechanism between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh and the Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of Belgium was signed on Tuesday. Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen and his Belgian counterpart, Ms. Theodora Gentzis, President of the Steering Committee of the Belgian Ministry ...

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