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Four more lives lost

Four more lives lost
Dengue claimed four more lives and sent at least 2,428 people to hospitals across the country yesterday. The new figure surpasses the previous record of 2,348 single-day admissions on Tuesday. With the latest fatalities, the official death toll rises to 23, which is much lower than the unofficial tally of at least 62 deaths this year. Three deaths were reported in Dhaka and one in Faridpur yesterday. Aulad Hossain, 32, died at Dhaka Medical Collage Hospital (DMCH) yesterday morning. He was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday night. Jalil Sarder died at Faridpur Medical Collage Hospital yesterday morning. He was infected by dengue last week. The third dengue-victim was identified as Achhiya Begum, who died at DMCH yesterday. The fourth victim…

89th birth anniv of Bangamata today

89th birth anniv of Bangamata today

The nation will observe the 89th birth anniversary of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, in a befitting manner today. Fazilatunnesa, who played a pivotal role in nation-building activities and the struggle for independent Bangladesh…
Sale of sacrificial animals yet to peak in Rajshahi

Sale of sacrificial animals yet to peak in Rajshahi

The sale of sacrificial animals in local ‘hats’ and cattle markets is yet to begin in full swing despite adequate supplies. Though the cattle markets and hats of the district are witnessing a huge supply of sacrificial animals, cattle traders are disappointed by a low turnout of customers.…
Quality education

Quality education

That Bangladesh will have to put in place a system of education that will ensure quality, not just quantity, is a demand expressed for long by various quarters including guardians and their wards. But the education ministry of the country has not taken this demand seriously and put emphasis on increasing…
Kashmir division: Rude shock to Kashmiris

Kashmir division: Rude shock to Kashmiris

August of 2019 started with a rude shock as the government of India spoke of a perceived threat of Pakistani backed terrorist attack on Amarnath Yatra and cancelled the peaceful yatra that was in progress. Thereafter, the government gave an unprecedented advisory for all outstation students, tourists,…
Refrigerator sales soar ahead of Eid

Refrigerator sales soar ahead of Eid

Sale of refrigerators has soared across the country ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, which is due next week. According to industry insiders, three lakh refrigerators, including one lakh deep fridges, have already been sold this year. A lot of people purchase refrigerators and deep fridges ahead of the festival…
Taliban bomb kills 14, wounds 145 amid peace talks with US

Taliban bomb kills 14, wounds 145 amid peace talks with US

At least 14 people were killed and 145 wounded in a massive Taliban bomb blast yesterday as fresh violence gripped Kabul even as insurgents appear to be closing in on a peace deal with the US. The bloodshed in the capital comes amid an ongoing surge in attacks across Afghanistan, where some 1,500 people…
Hanif Sanket’s special tele-drama to be aired on Eid day

Hanif Sanket’s special tele-drama to be aired on Eid day

Maverick television host Hanif Sanket makes two tele-dramas every year during two Eids. Keeping up with this trend, Hanif Sanket is all set to entertain the viewers with a special drama this Eid-ul-Azha too. The Eid special production promises to be a family-friendly drama with a social message in it.…
Russell Domingo attends BCB interview

Russell Domingo attends BCB interview

angladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has started the process of appointing a head coach for the national team, the post remained vacant since July 7 while BCB parted ways with Steve Rhodes. The BCB floated advertisement seeking qualified candidates for the head coach of the Bangladesh national team, two days…
Middle-class buyers worried over high prices of sacrificial animals

Middle-class buyers worried over high prices of sacrificial animals

Cattle hats have sprung up in Kalapara, Galachipa, Rangabali, Dashmina, Bauphal, Mirzaganj and Sadar upazilas of Patuakhali district. Prices of cows, buffaloes, sheep and goats are a bit higher at these haats due to the decision to not import cows from India. More and more buyers are returning from…
Online cattle markets gear up

Online cattle markets gear up

Buying a sacrificial animal for Eid-ul-Azha from the comfort of home was something unheard of even a few years ago. People like Shahariar Nahid, a mid-management employee of a multinational market research farm, at least did not really think that the concept of “online qurbani haat” could…
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