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Two bills placed in JS to raise allowances of CJ, SC judges

Two bills were placed in Parliament on Saturday to raise the allowances of the the Chief Justice and the judges of the Appellate Division and the High Court. Law Minister Anisul Huq placed the two bills — ‘Bangladesh Supreme Court Judges (Remuneration and Privileges) Act, 2021’ and ‘Bangladesh Supreme Court Judges (Travelling Allowance) Act, 2021’, reports BSS. The Bangladesh Supreme ...

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US oil price sinks as markets fret over COVID variant

US benchmark oil contract WTI slumped more than five percent in trading Friday as markets were slammed by worries over a new variant of Covid-19. WTI tumbled 5.3 percent at $74.24 per barrel, while European benchmark Brent North Sea crude retreated 4.5 percent to $78.52, reports AFP.

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Djokovic-led Serbia down Austria in Davis Cup opener

Novak Djokovic sped past Austria’s Dennis Novak as Serbia thumped Austria 3-0 in their Davis Cup opening match at Innsbruck on Friday. Djokovic took an hour to beat Novak 6-3, 6-2 after Dusan Lajovic saw off Gerald Melzer 7-6, 3-6, 7-5 behind closed doors due to a resurgence of the coronavirus in Austria, reports Reuters. Nikola Cacic and Filip Krajinovic ...

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New coronavirus variant Omicron triggers global alarm, market sell-off

The discovery of a new coronavirus variant named Omicron triggered global alarm on Friday as countries rushed to suspend travel from southern Africa and stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic suffered their biggest falls in more than a year. The World Health Organisation, or WHO, said Omicron may spread more quickly than other forms, and preliminary evidence suggested ...

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UK records 160 Covid deaths and 50,091 new cases in daily figures

The UK has recorded 50,091 Covid infections and 160 deaths on Friday, according to the latest figures. On this day last week, 157 deaths within 28 days of a positive test and 44,242 daily cases were recorded in the UK. Case numbers show an 11.6 per cent rise in the last seven-day period, and a 1.8 per cent increase in ...

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PM Sheikh Hasina seeks ASEM partners’ investment in Bangladesh’s climate projects

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought investment from the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) partners in Bangladesh’s long- term climate projects such as Delta Plan. “I invite all interested ASEM partners to invest in projects under our long-term Bangladesh Delta Plan and Mujib Climate Prosperity Plan,” she said. The prime minister said this in a video message aired in the two-day 13th ...

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Preity Zinta celebrates her first Thanksgiving with husband

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta recently took to her Instagram handle to share a special post on Thanksgiving. The actress posted a selfie with her husband Gene Goodenough. Along with the picture, she penned a heartfelt note. The actress revealed that she is very grateful for the two new additions to their family. The post was captioned as, ”Happy Thanksgiving to ...

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3 more deaths reported from Covid-19 in Bangladesh

Bangladesh reported three more deaths and 239 fresh cases from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours till Friday morning, according to a release from Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Earlier, 9 Covid-19 patients died and 237 infection cases were reported on Thursday. The daily corona infection rate has remained below 2 percent for the last several weeks. Some 1.41% ...

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UK PM asks France to take back Channel-crossing migrants

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday asking France to immediately start taking back all migrants who land in England after crossing the Channel, after at least 27 died when their boat foundered off Calais. Taking back migrants “would significantly reduce — if not stop — the crossings, saving thousands of lives by fundamentally ...

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