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Bangladesh reports 101 Covid deaths in second consecutive day

Bangladesh on Saturday recorded the highest number of Covid-19 deaths for second consecutive day since the pandemic made landfall in the country in March last year. The death toll climbed to 10,283 after fresh 101 fatalities were registered in the 24 hours to 8:00am Saturday, according to data released by the government. The country has recorded 3,473 new cases of ...

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Myanmar’s junta releases 23,000 prisoners in New Year’s amnesty

The junta is planning to release more than 23,000 prisoners nationwide, an official said Saturday, even as the military continues to detain and issue arrest warrants for anti-coup dissidents. Myanmar typically grants an annual amnesty to thousands of prisoners to mark its traditional Buddhist New Year holiday — which in previous years have been joyous affairs with city-wide water fights. ...

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Cop-workers clash in Ctg Coal Power Plant leave 5 dead

At least five workers were killed during a clash with police members at Coal Power Plant in Chattogram’s Banskhali upazila on Saturday morning. The incident happened at about 11:45am that left 30 others injured. Critically bullet-injured six were rushed to Chattogram Medical College Hospital while others taken to Banskhali Medical Hospital. Chattogram Range Deputy Inspector General Anwar Hossain confirmed the death news. ...

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Smaller and better smartphone cameras are on the way

“Today’s smartphone cameras can make a better image than cameras I paid NZ$10,000 ($7,110; £5,165) for only 20 years ago,” says Tom Ang, an Auckland-based professional photographer and author of more than 30 books on digital photography. The cameras embedded in our smartphones have become so good, many of those too young to remember anything different would scoff at the ...

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Biman cancels 1st spl flight failing to get nod from KSA

Biman Bangladesh Airlines cancelled its first Riyadh-bound special flight scheduled for Saturday morning after failing to get permission from Saudi Arbia authorities. Passengers, who reached at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport six hours prior to the departure time, started protest after the Biman authorities informed them that the flight for Riyadh was cancelled. An official at the airport said the special flight of ...

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New South Wales reworks Covid-19 vaccine plan on AstraZeneca concerns

Australia’s most populous state is planning a major overhaul of its Covid-19 innoculation programme, including a possible increase in the volume of Pfizer doses and distribution of new alternative vaccines, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. The strategy in New South Wales is under review ahead of Monday’s (April 19) national cabinet meeting, which is also likely to address the future ...

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Kabori laid to rest at Banani graveyard

Eminent Actress and former Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Begum Kabori has been laid to eternal rest at the Banani graveyard in the capital on Saturday afternoon following her namaz-e-janaza after Johr prayers. Before burial, ‘Misti Meye’ Kabori was given the guard of honour in front of the graveyard in Dhaka. Earlier, the actress died after contracting the coronavirus at ...

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2 Russian cosmonauts, NASA astronaut return from International Space Station

Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut touched down Saturday on the steppe of Kazakhstan following a half-year mission on the International Space Station, footage broadcast by the Russian space agency showed. Russia’s Sergei Ryzhikov and Sergei Kud-Sverchkov as well as NASA’s Kate Rubins landed on barren land at 0455 GMT around 150 kilometres (90 miles) southeast of the town ...

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Mujibnagar Day: Quader pays homage to Bangabandhu on behalf of PM

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has paid tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on behalf of the Prime Minister on the occasion of historic Mujibnagar Day. The Minister paid tribute by placing a wreath at Bangabandhu’s portrait— in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in Dhanmondi—in Dhaka on Saturday morning. ...

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Dhoni marks 200th CSK game with win

M.S. Dhoni marked his 200th game for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Friday with a crushing six wicket Indian Premier League win over Punjab Kings. Moeen Ali hit 46 off 31 balls as Chennai reached 107 for four to secure their first win of the season with 26 balls to spare. Victory was crucial in relieving pressure on the 39-year-old ...

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