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Understand the long-term consequences of COVID-19: WHO

With a surge in the number of long COVID cases and the implication of the ever-expanding list of lingering symptoms on people, health organizations in and around the world have raised a lot of concern. Just recently, U.S. National Institute of Health (NIH) had announced their initiative to study the long term effects of COVID-19 and claimed to develop possible ...

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4 to die for killing woman in Chattogram

A court in Chattogram on Wednesday sentenced four men to death for killing a woman under Bayazid Bostami Police Station of port city in 2016. Chattogram’s Fourth Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge Shariful Alam Bhuiyan delivered the verdict this noon. The court also fined them Tk 30,000 each, in default of which they will have to serve six more months in ...

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At least 10 people killed South Sudan plane crash

At least ten people, including the two pilots, died when a plane crashed at an airstrip in South Sudan’s Jonglei state, the region’s governor and the airline said. The airline said all aboard the commercial plane died late afternoon Tuesday when it took off from the airstrip at Pieri on a return flight to Juba. It could not give a ...

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Miss Panama to accept transgender women from 2021

The Miss Panama organization announced that starting this year, the pageant would include transgender women “who have completed all their legal and medical procedures” in its competition. The contest, which is responsible for choosing the country’s representative for the Miss Universe pageant, said the decision was made “after plenty of conversations and in line with the rules of the Miss ...

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18 rocket shells recovered from Habiganj’s Satchhari forest

Eighteen rocket shells were recovered from Satchhari forest area of Chunarughat upazila in Habiganj on Wednesday. Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered the shells during a drive that started last night and continued till 12pm today. Lt Col SNM Samiunnabi Chowdhury, captain of BGB Battalion-55, confirmed the matter to media. However, none has been detained so far in this ...

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Gold prices fall by Tk 1,516 per bhori

Gold prices dropped by Tk 1,516 to Tk 72,667 a bhori (11.664 grams) in the local market on Wednesday. Bangladesh Jewellers Samity (BAJUS) took this decision to balance the market in line with the prices of gold in the international market, said a press release. The new prices will come into effect from on Wednesday. According to the BAJUS, the ...

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Man City equal unbeaten record in 4-1 Wolves demolition

Manchester City equalled their club record of 28 games unbeaten on Tuesday, hammering Wolverhampton 4-1 to open up a gaping 15-point lead at the top of the Premier League. Pep Guardiola shuffled his pack at the Etihad against the team who did the league double against them last season as he maintained his club’s assault on an unprecedented quadruple. The ...

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Shaheen Reza Noor’s body arrives

Body of Shaheen Reza Noor, former executive editor of the daily Ittefaq and son of martyred journalist Serajuddin Hossain, arrived in Dhaka on Wednesday morning from Canada’s Vancouver. The body of the deceased reached at the Shahjalal International Airport at 5:25am, his younger brother Tawheed Reza Noor said. Eminent journalist Shaheen Reza Noor died of cancer in Canada’s Vancouver General ...

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Covid: Further 343 deaths and 6,391 coronavirus cases in the UK

A further 343 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK, according to government figures. And an additional 6,391 people in the UK have tested positive for Covid-19 in the 24 hours up to 9am on Tuesday. It takes the total number of Covid-19 deaths within 28 days of a positive test to 123,296, while the total ...

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NEC approves Tk 197,643-cr revised ADP

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Tuesday approved Tk 197,643-crore revised Annual Development Programme (RADP) for the current fiscal year, downsizing the original ADP size of Tk 2,05,145 crore. The approval came at a meeting of the NEC held at its conference room. NEC Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina chaired the meeting virtually from her official residence Ganobhaban.   ...

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