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Man shot dead by Khasi people near Sylhet border

Jaintiapur Correspondent : A Bangladeshi was shot dead by some Khasi people on the Indian side of the Bangladesh-India border in Sylhet’s Jaintiapur upazila early today. The dead was identified as Madassir Ali, 52, of the upazila’s Goabari village. Golam Dastagir Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Jaintiapur Police Station, said, “He was shot dead by some members of the Khasi community after ...

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Police-BNP clash in Panchagarh: 81 named, 2000 unnamed sued

Police filed five cases against 81 named and around 2,000 unnamed people over a clash with BNP activists in Panchagarh on Saturday that left one BNP activist dead and at least 50 including policemen injured. The cases were filed by five sub-inspectors of Panchagarh sadar police station on Sunday, said SM Sirajul Huda, superintendent of Panchagarh police. Police detained eight ...

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Pfizer’s expiry date extended by 70 days with WHO approval

The expiry dates of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses used to administer the second booster shot have been extended by 70 days, the health authorities said. The decision was made with the approval of manufacturers Pfizer-BioNTech and the World Health Organisation. The Bangladesh National Immunisation Technical Advisory Group has also approved their use. There are no issues administering this fourth ...

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Fall in LC opening a good sign for economy: Experts

Economists and bankers say the country’s economy is starting to recover with a fall in Letter of Credit (LC) openings and modest increases in foreign currency reserves after tightening the grip on unusually high imports. Recently, the country’s imports skyrocketed following signs of economic recovery from the Corona crisis, as well as high import payments due to global energy and ...

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UK airport strikes could go on for months

Strikes by Border Force staff at UK airports could go on for months unless the government enters talks over pay, the head of the PCS union has said. Mark Serwotka said the union had a “mandate” for walkouts up until May. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said he was “sad” about disruption caused by strikes, but said he had acted “fairly ...

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India snatch victory from Bangladesh in 8th wicket stand

Ravichandran Ashwin (42*) and Shreyas Iyer (29*) put on an unbeaten 71-run stand for the eighth wicket that helped India clinch victory against the odds after slipping to 74/7 in chase of 145. Bangladesh’s hero was Mehidy Hasan Miraz, who had picked up three wickets overnight, and two more early on day four to cause worries for India. Needing 100 ...

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New AL committee pays tribute to Bangabandhu

The newly elected committee of the ruling Awami League paid tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhanmondi 32 in the capital on Sunday. The committee members went to Dhanmondi 32 this morning and, later, paid homage by placing wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu. Sheikh Hasina was elected President of Bangladesh Awami League — the ...

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Deadly winter blizzard leaves US in Christmas deep freeze

A fearsome winter storm that pummelled the United States with blinding snow and powerful Arctic winds left about a million customers without power Saturday as thousands of cancelled flights stranded travellers making last-minute dashes for Christmas. At least 17 weather-related deaths have been confirmed across eight states as heavy snow, howling winds and dangerously frigid temperatures kept much of the ...

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Packed ICUs, crowded crematoriums: COVID roils Chinese towns

Yao Ruyan paced frantically outside the fever clinic of a county hospital in China’s industrial Hebei province, 70 kilometers (43 miles) southwest of Beijing. Her mother-in-law had COVID-19 and needed urgent medical care, but all hospitals nearby were full. “They say there’s no beds here,” she barked into her phone. As China grapples withits first-ever national COVID-19 wave, emergency wards ...

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Christmas Day today

The Christian community is celebrating Christmas in the country, as elsewhere across the world, on Sunday morning amid festivities and enthusiasm. Christmas, the biggest religious festival of the Christians, is annually celebrated all over the world on the 25th of December – commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, reports UNB. It is a time when family, friends and relatives get ...

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