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Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry

Congo’s health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country’s northwest.   In a statement the health ministry said four new cases have been confirmed as Ebola. A total of 46 cases of hemorrhagic fever have been reported in the region, including ...

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Tk 300 daily wage demanded for tea workers

Sylhet Office :  The Sylhet unit of Bangladesh Tea Workers Federation is demanding Tk 300 as the daily wage of tea workers. The Federation leaders came up with the demand at a rally and procession organised at Shaheed Minar marking ‘Tea Workers Day’ on Sunday in the city. During the rally, the workers leaders said although 97 years have passed ...

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Bangladesh women end winless tour against South Africa

SA sweep visitors in T20Is by 3-0 win Dhaka, May 20 : Bangladesh women’s cricket team finished their tour of South Africa (SA) with 0-3 loss in T20Is and 0-5 loss in ODIs against the host side. Bangladesh’s overseas campaign ended up against South Africa with 23-run loss in the 3rd T20I at Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein on Sunday. The visiting ...

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PM talks tough against drugs

Photo: Newly elected Khulna City Corporation (KCC) Mayor Talukder Abdul Khalek greeting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganobhaban on Sunday. Dhaka, May 20 : Expressing her government’s firm stance against drugs, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said it will completely eradicate the menace from the country as it did in the case of militancy. “We’ve contained ...

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President hosts iftar for freedom fighters

Photo: President Abdul Hamid offering special munajat in an iftar party in honour of freedom fighters, family members of Birshresthas, and orphans hosted at Bangabhaban on Sunday. Dhaka, May 20 : President Abdul Hamid on Sunday hosted an iftar party in honour of freedom fighters, family members of Birshresthas, and orphans, religious scholars and Bangabhaban officials and employees. President went ...

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Professor Yunus meets IOC President at Lausanne

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus. Photo: Collected Dhaka, May 20 : Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus met IOC President Thomas Bach at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne. He was invited by IOC President to discuss the details of collaboration between Yunus Centre and IOC for mainstreaming social business in the sports world, said a press release issued ...

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Death of Dhaka Tribune official: Remand hearing on Tuesday

Slain executive of Dhaka Tribune, Nazim Uddin. File photo Dhaka, May 20 : A court here on Sunday fixed Tuesday for the hearing on the remand petition in a case filed over the death of a Dhaka Tribune official in a road accident on Mayor Hanif Flyover in Jatrabari area. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Delwar Hossain fixed the date when ...

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Bangabandhu-1 to reach orbit within 2-3 days: PD

Bangabandhu-1 Satellite being launched with Falcon 9 rocket by SpaceX on May 12. File photo Dhaka, May 20 : Bangabandhu-1, the first commercial satellite of the country, will reach its orbit within two to three days, said Bangabandhu-I project director Mohammad Mesbahuzzaman. “After successful launching, the Bangabandhu-1 satellite needs 11 days for reaching its orbit and it’ll reach its orbital ...

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Trump, Moon discuss N. Korea’s threat to scrap summit

SEOUL, May 20, 2018 : US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday discussed North Korea’s recent threats to cancel its unprecedented summit with Washington, Seoul’s presidential office said. After weeks of warm words and diplomatic backslapping, Pyongyang abruptly threatened to pull out of the planned summit next month because of US demands for “unilateral nuclear ...

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Depression in male partner may lower pregnancy chances: Study

Among couples being treated for infertility, depression in the male partner was linked to lower pregnancy chances, according to a study. The study showed that couples in which the male partner had major depression were 60 per cent less likely to conceive and give birth than those in which the male partner did not have major depression.   On the ...

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