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JKG chairman Dr Sabrina put on 3-day remand

A Dhaka court on Monday granted a three-day remand for quizzing Dr Sabrina Arif Chaudhury, chairman of Jobeda Khatun Health Care (JKG), who was arrested on Sunday for her alleged involvement in providing fake corona certificate. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shahinur Rahman passed the order after police produced her before the court with a 4-day remand prayer. Earlier on Sunday morning, ...

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‘Victory for French football’ as fans return and witness 9-0 PSG rout

Paris Saint-Germain routed second division Le Havre in a friendly on Sunday remarkable not for the 9-0 score, but because it drew the biggest crowd for a match in one of Europe’s ‘Big Five’ football nations since early March. The French government relaxed the health protocols before the weekend to allow for a total attendance of 5,000, including players, journalists ...

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Buriganga launch capsize: Mayur-2 master arrested

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested the master of ‘Mayur-2’ launch in a case filed over the June 29 crash and capsize of a smaller launch in the Buriganga River that killed 34 people. Abul Bashar Mollah was arrested from South Keraniganj on Sunday night, Sujoy Sarker, assistant director, Legal and Media wing of RAB said. Further details regarding the ...

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Full coronavirus vaccine unlikely by next year: expert

There is little chance of a 100-percent effective coronavirus vaccine by 2021, a French expert warned Sunday, urging people to take social distancing measures more seriously. “A vaccine is several years in development,” said epidemiologist Arnaud Fontanet, a member of the team of scientists advising the government on the crisis, speaking on BFMTV television. “Of course, there is an unprecedented ...

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CMP deputy commissioner dies of Covid-19

Md Miizanur Rahman, deputy commissioner of Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP), died at Rajarbagh Central Police Hospital (CPH) on Monday after contracting coronavirus. Mizanur Rahman, a police officer from BCS 22nd batch, had been undergoing treatment at the hospital since June 28, said Md Sohel Rana, Assistant Inspector General (AIG-Media) of the Police headquarters. He breathed his last around 3:41am, he ...

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UK coronavirus death toll rises by 21 bringing total to 44,819

A further 21 people who died of Covid-19 in the UK have been added to the tally, bringing the total to 44,819. The new death toll, released today by the Department of Health and Social Care, covers fatalities in all settings, including hospitals, care homes and the wider community. The rise in the tally today is significantly lower than that ...

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COVID-19 negative certificates must for travelling overseas: Govt

Bangladesh citizens, willing to go abroad, must obtain coronavirus negative certificates from the government approved testing centres following due process, the government said Sunday. The decision was taken at a virtual inter ministerial meeting held with Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen in the chair. It was also suggested to post the COVID-19 testing reports on concerned institutions website so that the ...

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£705m boost for Britain’s Brexit border checks

A £705m funding package to boost infrastructure and recruit more staff on Britain’s border has been announced as the UK prepares to leave the EU customs union at the end of the year. Plans include new border control posts and 500 extra Border Force staff. Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove said the move would help the UK “seize the opportunities” ...

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Russian university successfully completes trials of world’s 1st Covid-19 vaccine

The clinical trials of the world’s first coronavirus vaccine on volunteers at Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University has been successfully completed, Vadim Tarasov, the director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Biotechnology, told Sputnik, adding that the first group of volunteers would be discharged on Wednesday and the second on July 20. The university began clinical trials of ...

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Police to produce Dr Sabrina before court Monday

Police will produce JKG Health Care Chairman Dr Sabrina Arif Chowdhury before the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court tomorrow (Monday) over the allegation of providing thousands of fake and fictitious Covid-19 reports by dropping samples. Deputy Commissioner Harun-Ur-Rashid of Tejgaon Division Police confirmed the matter saying, “Police will seek four-day remand for further interrogation.” Earlier on the day, Dhaka Metropolitan ...

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