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High treatment cost takes toll on poor patients

High treatment cost takes toll on poor patients

The treatment of thalassaemia is so expensive that many die failing to meet the expenses. However, there is no data as to how many thalassaemia patients…

Court asks to attach DIG Mizan’s wealth

A Dhaka court yesterday ordered to attach the movable and immovable properties of deputy inspector general (DIG) Mizanur Rahman. Judge of the senior special judges’ court of Dhaka, KM Emrul Kayesh, passed the order after hearing a petition filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) director,…

Leaders ‘shocked’ at lack of democracy within party

The promotion of two new BNP leaders to the party standing committee has shocked several senior leaders because the decision was taken outside the party council and without consultation at the policymaking level, according to BNP sources. BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman, who is now living in London…
Salman wants 
emphasis 
on economic 
zones

Salman wants emphasis on economic zones

The Prime Minister’s (PM's) adviser on private industries and investment, Salman F Rahman, has said that to become a middle-income economy by…

51pc hike in C-sections in 2 years: Report

Medically unnecessary caesarean operations increased by 51 percent in Bangladesh over the last two years costing patients 483 million dollars per year, a report revealed yesterday. The report published by Save the Children Bangladesh found that in 2018 alone, the country saw estimated 860,000 of such…

Iran shoots down US drone amid soaring tensions

Iran shot down a US spy drone yesterday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, with the two sides at odds whether it was in Iranian or international airspace, in the latest incident stoking tensions between the arch-foes. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said the "US-made Global Hawk surveillance…

UGC inks pact with 46 public univs

A total of 46 public universities yesterday signed the Annual Performance Agreement (APA) with the University Grants Commission (UGC) to ensure good governance and excellence in institutions of higher education. The agreement was inked for FY2019-2020 under the performance management framework policy…

Three killed in ‘gunfights’ in Dhaka, N’ganj, Cumilla

Three people, including two suspected criminals and a 'drug dealer', were killed in alleged gunfights with law enforcers in Dhaka, Cumilla and Narayanganj yesterday. In Dhaka, a suspected criminal was killed in a 'gunfight' with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Basila Garden City in Mohammadpur.…

‘Himalayan glaciers melting twice as fast’

Himalayan glaciers are melting twice as fast now as they were before the turn of the century, according to a new study that relied on recently declassified Cold War-era satellite imagery. The study, which appeared in Science Advances on Wednesday, is the latest indication that climate change is eating…

Xi Jinping visits N Korea to boost ties with Kim

China's President Xi Jinping is in North Korea for a meeting with Kim Jong-un, in the first Chinese state visit to the North since 2005. The two, who have met in China four times, are expected to discuss the stalled talks over the North's nuclear programme as well as economic issues. China is…
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