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Britain reports 4 virus-related deaths, over 2,963 cases

LONDON, April 19 : Britain has recorded another four coronavirus-related deaths, the lowest daily increase since early September last year, the official data showed Monday. It brings the total number of people who have died within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test to 127,274. Another 2,963 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of ...

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Bangladesh’s points to be on agenda of Biden’s Climate Summit: FM

The “Leaders’ Summit on Climate”, set to be held later this week, will largely incorporate the issues raised by Bangladesh on its agenda as the United States is “giving much importance” to Bangladesh as its partner to tackle the climate crisis, says the Foreign Minister. “They’ve much interest in Bangladesh. They’ve taken a note of key issues that should come ...

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Bangladesh reports highest 112 Covid deaths in a day

Bangladesh reported 112 deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, which is the highest ever single-day death since the outbreak began, raising the toll to 10,497 across the country. Besides, 4,271 new cases of coronavirus were detected over the same period, raising the total number of infections to 7,23,221 across the country so far. A press release issued ...

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Boris Johnson’s India visit next week cancelled due to COVID-19

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled his April 25 visit to India due to current coronavirus situation, his office announced Monday. “In view of the prevailing current coronavirus situation, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not be able to travel to India next week. Instead, Prime Ministers Modi and Johnson will speak later this month to agree and launch their ...

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Lockdown extended by a week

The government has decided to extend the ongoing countrywide lockdown for a week from April 22 as the Covid-19 infections keep rising. The decision was taken on Monday at a meeting, headed by Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam. The ongoing lockdown will end on April 21. Regarding the restriction, State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossian said,“The lockdown will remain ...

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Singapore-bound spl Biman flight flies Tuesday

The Singapore-bound special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines will be operated on Tuesday. Biman’s Public Relations officer Tanvir Ahmed confirmed media about the matter. On April 11, the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) suspended all domestic and international flights for a week from April 14 responding to the government decision for a complete lockdown in the wake of rapid ...

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Hefazat leader Mamunul put on seven-day remand

A Dhaka court on Monday placed Hefazat-e Islam Joint Secretary General Mamunul Haque on a seven-day remand in a case filed last year with Mohammadpur Police Station. Metropolitan Magistrate Debdash Chandra Adhikary passed the order after Sub-inspector of the police station Md Sajedul Haque submitted the remand prayer before the court. Mamunul was produced before the court amid tight security ...

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11 dead, 98 hurt after train derails in Egypt

Eleven people were killed and 98 injured on Sunday in a train accident in Egypt’s Qalioubia province north of Cairo, the health ministry said in a statement. The train was heading from Cairo to the Nile Delta city of Mansoura when four carriages derailed at 1:54 p.m. (1154 GMT), about 40 kms (25 miles) north of Cairo, Egyptian National Railways ...

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Kenosha bar shooting leaves at least 3 dead

A person of interest in the Kenosha shooting that killed three and injured three others early Sunday morning has been located and will be criminally charged with one count of first degree intentional homicide, according to the Kenosha Police Department. Gunfire broke out both inside and outside the The Somers House tavern around 12:40 a.m. Sunday, Sheriff David G. Beth ...

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Like to leave business if tax anomalies not removed: Syed Nasim Manzur

The entrepreneurs of Bangladesh are exposed to a hostile taxation system which is detrimental for expansion of local and foreign investments, said Apex Footwear Ltd Managing Director Syed Nasim Manzur. Investors are facing stepmother behaviour from the authorities concerned, he said, adding “Although an industrialist counts loss, he/she will not be exempted from the tax as per current system.” He ...

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