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Election to 1,000 UPs underway

The election to 1,000 union parishads is underway peacefully on Sunday in the third phase. Long queue of voters are seen at the polling centres of the union parishads defying winter after the voting started at 8am. Electronic voting machine (EVM) is being used in 33 union parishads. More than two crore people are expected to cast their votes at ...

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UK reports 39,567 more COVID-19 cases, 131 deaths

The UK recorded 39,567 Covid cases and 131 deaths on Saturday, according to the latest daily figures. It is lower than Friday’s total of 50,091 but higher than last Saturday’s tally of 34,539. The rise in cases brings the total to 10,110,408 since the beginning of the pandemic, while 144,724 deaths have been reported. Elsewhere, a further 351,195 third doses ...

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Community-based tourism sees huge potential in Moulvibazar

Nowadays, Parimol Sing, a member of the ethnic Monipuri community in Moulvibazar, is busy readying his homes to welcome prospective guests. He can accommodate four visitors at once, all of whom can share his home and break bread with his family. “Once I lived hand to mouth; now, I am solvent,” said Parimol. For a single day, he charges Tk1,700 ...

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Momtaz lends voice for Aronno Anwar’s ‘Ma’

Popular folk singer Momtaz Begum has lent her voice to a playback song for Aronno Anwar’s upcoming film ‘Ma’. Lyrics penned by Mahi Flora and jointly composed by Mahadi Faisal and Muntasir Tusher, the song has been recorded at a studio in the capital recently. Muntasir has also directed the music for the song. About the song, Mahadi said, “This ...

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Two Boeing 737-800 added to US-Bangla Airlines fleet

US-Bangla Airlines has included two Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its fleet. With the inclusion of two Boeing 737s, the number of US-Bangla aircraft rose to 16. Two Boeing 737-800 aircraft reached Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 11:00pm and 11:30pm on Friday. These two aircraft from Jordan has 189 economy class seats. US-Bangla is also going to start flights ...

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Bangladesh gets 2m more vaccine doses from China as gift

Bangladesh has received the sixth batch of Covid-19 vaccine doses from China as gift, said the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka. The sixth batch that arrived in Dhaka on November 25 contains 2 million doses of Sinovac vaccine produced by Sinovac Life Sciences Co. Ltd. Bangladesh has so far received 5.6 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from China as gift. This ...

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Bangladesh reports two deaths from Covid

Bangladesh on Saturday reported 155 Covid-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight two lives. The country reported 1.15 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 13,462 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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Election to 707 UPs Jan 5

The polls to 707 union parishads across the country will be held on January 5 next year in the fifth phase. The Election Commission announced the date on Saturday. Election Commission’s secretary Humayun Kabir Khandaker said as per the schedule, the last date to submit nominations is December 7. The evaluation of nomination papers will be held on December 9 ...

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Former Kurigram DC Sultana’s punishment scrapped

President Abdul Hamid has set aside the punishment handed down to Sultana Pervin, former deputy commissioner of Kurigram, over her role in the controversial jailing of a reporter. The government suspended her salary increment for two years but the penalty was scrapped by the president while Sultana has also been relieved of liability in the incident, the public administration ministry ...

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Bangladesh to impose travel ban on South Africa: Health Minister

The government has decided to impose a travel ban on South Africa as new coronavirus variant named ‘Omicron’ has been detected in that country. Health Minister Zahid Maleque informed this to media on Saturday noon. He said, “We’ve already aware of the new COVID variant which is very much aggressive. For this, the government took the decision of suspending travels ...

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