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Dengue kills 5 more

Dengue kills 5 more
Five more people died of dengue in Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal and Faridpur districts yesterday. The deceased identified as Anwar Hosen, 40, son of Abdul Latif from Netrokona’s Kendua upazila, died while being treated at the Mymensingh Medical College and Hospital (MMCH) yesterday. The second dengue victim, Mizanur Raham, 42, died at the Khulna Medical College Hospital. He was admitted to the hospital with high fever on August 15 and died at 7 am yesterday. The third victim, Mosque Khadem Delwar Hossain, 36, died at the Faridpur Medical College Hospital around 9am yesterday. He was transferred from Faridpur General Hospital on Sunday night. The fourth deceased, Sumaiya, 18, from Patuakhali district, died at the Barishal Sher e Bangla…

UN pays special tribute to women humanitarians

UN pays special tribute to women humanitarians

Marking the 10th anniversary of World Humanitarian Day yesterday, the United Nations is honouring the contributions of tens of thousands of women humanitarian aid workers who provide life-saving support to millions of people caught in crises in some of the world's most dangerous places. "This…
‘Victims of slum fire to be rehabilitated’

‘Victims of slum fire to be rehabilitated’

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday said victims of shanties razed in the last Friday’s fire at Mirpur’s Chalantika, will be rehabilitated.  “The government will rehabilitate all victims of the slum gutted in Mirpur last Friday,” Quader said while distributing…
Afghanistan jolted by violence yet again

Afghanistan jolted by violence yet again

The attack on a wedding ceremony by extremists of IS, which left 63 people dead, is proof once more that the intolerant and destructive face of a distorted interpretation of religion continues to upend social harmony and peace. The savage suicide bombing comes at a time when the Taliban, Afghan government…
Brig. General Jamil—an epitome of courage

Brig. General Jamil—an epitome of courage

In the dawn of August 15, 1975, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman made one of his final phone calls to his military secretary Col Jamil Uddin Ahmad. He had been attacked, Bangabandhu told Col Jamil, and the residence on Road 32 was surrounded. Then the line went dead. On a night when conspiracy was…
Apparel export to US rise further amidst China-US trade tension

Apparel export to US rise further amidst China-US trade tension

The country’s apparel exports to the US has registered a  significant growth from 2018 to 2019 with US buyers shifting orders from China to Bangladesh and other countries due to the on-going US-China trade tension, industry players have said.  Experts and exporters say the country’s…
'Three killed' in attack on Turkish convoy

'Three killed' in attack on Turkish convoy

A Syrian government air strike aiming to stop a Turkish convoy reaching a rebel-held town in northern Syria has killed three civilians, Turkey alleges. Another 12 people were injured in the attack in Idlib province on Monday, the Turkish defence ministry said. Idlib is one of the few areas in Syria…
Three Bangladeshi films 
to be screened in India

Three Bangladeshi films to be screened in India

Three Bangladeshi feature films--‘Hasina, A daughter’s Tale’, ‘Sincerely Yours, Dhaka’ and ‘Swatta’--will be screened at the first edition of Global Cinema Festival Siliguri 2019 to be held from August 21 to 25. The Film Federation of India, in association with…
BCB readies 60-player pool 
for all formats

BCB readies 60-player pool for all formats

Keeping ‘A’ team, High Performance (HP), Emerging Team beside the national team's games in mind, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has prepared a pool of 60 players. The board has plans to involve them all in cricket as they have enough games of these teams ahead. BCB chief selector Minhajul…
HC seeks info on steps taken

HC seeks info on steps taken

The High Court (HC) yesterday directed the director general of Bangladesh Railways to submit a report before it by October 24 on what steps they have been taken to ensure security of the Boromchal Bridge under Kulaura upazila of Moulavibazar district following the accident took place on June 23 this…
Midday meal in all govt primary schools by 2023

Midday meal in all govt primary schools by 2023

The cabinet yesterday approved the draft of the National School Meal Policy 2019, aiming to bring all the government primary schools under the midday-meal programme by 2023. The approval came at a cabinet meeting held with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair at her office. “Initially, the…
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