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Batting nightmare sees Dhaka crash to third straight defeatA nightmarish batting display while chasing a moderate total of 146, Beximco Dhaka suffered their third consecutive defeat in the ongoing Bangabandhu T20 League on to Gemon Khulna by 37 runs on Monday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.Dhaka captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and sent Khulna bat first who posted 146 for eight in ...
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bKash initiates interaction with CID to ensure customer safetyRecently, bKash held a meeting with the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to exchange views on customer safety and aspired to work more collaboratively in coming days. The discussion includes how the two parties can jointly work to ensure safety in MFS sector that contributes to the financial inclusion of the country.The meeting was held at ...
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BNP wants Army’s role in vaccine collection, distributionBNP has demanded that the Army and relevant organisations be given the responsibility to procure the Covid-19 vaccine and preserve and distribute it.Members of the BNP standing committee, the highest policymaking body of the party, at a meeting on Sunday made the demand, said a press release on Monday.“There’s an apprehension that the activities of ...
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Moderna Says vaccine 94.1 % effective, seeks clearanceUS firm Moderna said it would file requests for emergency authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine in the United States and Europe on Monday, after full results confirmed a high efficacy estimated at 94.1 percent.“We believe that our vaccine will provide a new and powerful tool that may change the course of this pandemic and help prevent severe disease, hospitalizations and ...
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Saima for holistic approaches to face climate change challengesCVF Thematic Ambassador for Vulnerability Saima Wazed Hossain on Monday called for making holistic approaches to make integrated action plans considering the experiences of most vulnerable communities to face the challenges of climate change.“Climate change issue is a huge global challenge, but if we look at people and how well resilient people do, what works ...
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Price fall in large-cap drives stocks downStocks on Monday closed the day with downward trend due mainly to price fall in large-cap securities.DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 14.98 points or 0.31 percent to settle at 4,866.84. Two other indices also ended lower. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, lost 11.40 points to finish ...
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Khaja Miah joins as new information secretaryNewly appointed Information Secretary Khaja Miah joined at his new office at the Information Ministry in the Secretariat on Monday.After joining, he met with Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud and joined an introductory meeting with all officials of the ministry, said a press release.At the meeting, officers and staffs of the ministry as well as ...
Bangabandhu T20 Cup
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Chattogram continue winning streakGazi Group Chattogram continued their winning streak as they won their third game of the ongoing Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020 against Fortune Barishal by 10 runs on Monday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.Barishal needed to score 19 runs in the last over of the game to seal the match, but they only managed 8 runs ...
Debate on sculptures
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Government won't take repeated provocations lightly: Info MinisterThe government will not sit idle if provocative statements are repeatedly made about sculptures.Information Minister Hasan Mahmud said this to the media at the secretariat on Monday. "We have been saying this from the beginning that there is a difference between sculpture and statue. A group is deliberately trying to confuse people by comparing sculptures ...
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Mercantile Bank opens 17 more ‘Agent Banking’ outletsMercantile Bank Limited has launched 17 more new ‘Agent Banking’ Outlets across the country to provide basic banking services to the unbanked population of the country. The bank managing director and CEO Md. Quamrul Islam Chowdhury inaugurated the ‘Agent Banking’ outlets virtually as the chief guest on Monday. Mati Ul Hasan, AMD and CRO of ...
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