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Govt expands ‘Krishoker App’ coverage area to 272 upazilas

The government has expanded the coverage area of ‘Krishoker App’ to 272 upazilas as the digital system gradually appeared popular among farmers since it was introduced in 2019 in 16 upazilas for procuring food grains including rice. “The farmers of the 272 upazilas now can be enlisted as intending grain sellers are registering them using the ‘Krishoker App’,” food department’s ...

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Police cordon off Mirza Abbas’s house

Police have cordoned off BNP standing committee member Mirza Abbas’s Shahjahanpur residence since Monday morning. His wife Afroza Abbas confirmed the matter to media. Mirza Abbas is scheduled to hold a press briefing at BNP’s Nayapaltan party office at 12:30pm. Meanwhile in a reaction, Mirza Abbas said to the reporters,”BNP’s December 10 cannot be restraint by cordoning the house.” He ...

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G7 price cap on Russian oil kicks in

The Group of Seven price cap on Russian seaborne oil came into force on Monday as the West tries to limit Moscow’s ability to finance its war in Ukraine, but Russia has said it will not abide by the measure even if it has to cut production. The price cap, to be enforced by the G7, the European Union and ...

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Suhrawardy’s 59th death anniversary today

The 59th death anniversary of the champion of democracy and one of the greatest leaders of undivided India, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy is being observed in the country on Monday in a befitting manner. Marking the day, different political and socio-cultural organizations, including ruling Awami League, have chalked out various programs, holding discussions, offering Qurankhwani and arranging milad and doa-mahfil in ...

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England subdue Senegal to book France clash in World Cup quarters

England set up a titanic World Cup quarter-final against holders France as Jude Bellingham’s masterclass inspired a 3-0 win against Senegal in the last 16 on Sunday. Gareth Southgate’s side survived a nervous start at the Al Bayt Stadium before Jordan Henderson and Harry Kane put Senegal to the sword with a pair of clinical finishes before half-time. Bukayo Saka ...

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Vote for ‘boat’ to save country: PM Sheikh Hasina 

Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina today once again sought vote for her party’s election symbol ‘boat’ to save the country and its people from the fury of the killers and war criminals. “We want your blessings and cooperation so that the war criminals and killers can’t play ducks and drakes with the fate of Bangladeshi people ...

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12kg LPG cylinder to cost Tk 46 more

Price of liquified petroleum gas (LPG) has increased by Tk 3.84 per kg to Tk 108.09, from previous price of Tk 104.26 per kg, as Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) today announced the latest price of gas for the month of December. As per the new price, a retail consumer will get a 12kg LPG cylinder at Tk 1297, instead ...

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US won’t let Rohingyas become a forgotten crisis: Asst Secretary Noyes

Visiting US Assistant Secretary, for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, Julieta Valls Noyes said that the United States, together with its international partners, will not allow the Rohingyas to become a “forgotten crisis”. She made the comment after meeting with the UN agencies which are working on the ground. Noyes thanked all the partners who work tirelessly to ...

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‘Over the counter sale of antibiotic should be stopped’

The over the counter sale of antibiotics will have to be stopped to resist the antimicrobial resistance in Bangladesh, experts said. They said the antimicrobial resistance has turned into alarming in the country which may affect the human health seriously here. The experts came up with the statement while addressing a seminar titled ‘Antimicrobial resistance problem; together we resist it’ ...

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Chattogram AL leader dies near rally venue

A local Awami League in Chattogram died after he fell sick on the way to join the party rally in the city. Deceased Jahirul Islam Bacha, 47, was vice-president of Uttar Hashimpur union in Chodonaish upazila. Chattogram police outpost in-charge Nur Ullah Ashek said the on-duty doctor of the emergency department declared Jahirul Islam dead after his arrival at 12noon. ...

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