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Power tariff hike to deepen public suffering further: BNP

BNP denounced the government’s decision to increase the power tariff and warned that it is just like slaying the slain amid the skyrocketing prices of daily essentials. Speaking at a press conference at BNP Chairperson’s Gulshan office, party Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir also asked the government to back off from the decision. “The price of electricity has been ...

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Dengue: Four die, 606 hospitalised in last 24 hours

Four dengue patients died and 606 more people were hospitalised with the mosquito-borne disease across the country in the last 24 hours Monday (Nov 21). In the 24 hours, 289 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka, said the DGHS release. However, 317 dengue patients were admitted outside the capital. According to DGHS, 1,258 patients are undergoing ...

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UK court told ‘IS bride’ was child trafficking victim

Lawyers for a woman who was stripped of her British citizenship after travelling to join the Islamic State group in Syria challenged the decision on Monday, arguing she was a victim of child trafficking. Shamima Begum is one of hundreds of Europeans whose fate following the 2019 collapse of the Islamist extremists’ self-styled caliphate has proved a thorny issue for ...

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Maintain diplomatic norms: Momen urges diplomats

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has reiterated his call to the diplomats stationed in Dhaka to follow diplomatic norms. Bangladesh is an independent and sovereign country and they should remember it, said Momen adding, the culture must be changed, today or tomorrow, reports UNB. He made the remarks while responding to a question at a media briefing at the Ministry ...

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Shallow quake kills 62 in Indonesia

A shallow 5.6-magnitude earthquake killed at least 62 people, with hundreds injured and others missing, when it toppled buildings and triggered landslides on Indonesia’s main island of Java on Monday, officials said. Doctors treated patients outdoors after the quake, which was felt as far away as the capital Jakarta, left hospitals in the West Java town of Cianjur without power ...

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Power price will not increase at retail level now: Nasrul

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Monday said electricity price will not be increased at retail level now though the bulk tariff has been adjusted upward by 19.92 percent at distribution level. “The new adjustment of power tariff will not be effective for the retail level consumers and it will be effective only for power ...

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Popularity of political parties will be tested in next polls: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday said the popularity of a political party is not proved by public gatherings but its popularity will be tested in elections. “BNP is making falsehood at their rallies, while it is trying to prove its popularity by gathering people. But the next elections will prove which party is more popular in the ...

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England crushes Iran 6-2 in 2022 World Cup opener

England got their World Cup off to a sensational start following a 6-2 victory over Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Qatar. England scored their fourth, courtesy of Bukayo Saka’s solo effort in the second half before Mehdi Taremi pulled one back for Iran. Marcus Rashford then came off the bench to score England’s 5th in the 71st minute ...

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SSC results on Nov 28

The results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent exams will be published on November 28. Dhaka Education Board Chairman Prof Tapan Kumar Sarker confirmed this to media on Monday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will announce the results at 11 am on November 28. A total of 20, 21,868 students from 29,591 educational institutions took part in this year’s exams ...

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Maintain diplomatic norms: Momen to diplomats

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has reiterated his call to the diplomats stationed in Dhaka to follow diplomatic norms. Bangladesh is an independent and sovereign country and they should remember it, said Momen adding, the culture must be changed, today or tomorrow, reports UNB. He made the remarks while responding to a question at a media briefing at the ...

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