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Thrust on more voice from Asia,  Africa to resolve climate crisisThe dominance of Western voices in the conversation about how to tackle the climate crisis has been a "disaster" for the climate movement, prominent author Amitav  Ghosh has said at an event on just recovery from the Covid-19.Too much of what is written and said about confronting climate change is the product of Western think ...
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Saudi-bound special flights for migrants start after hasselAfter cancelling seven international flights arranged specially for carrying the migrants to different destinations in Middle East, a Biman Bangladesh Airlines special flight (BG 4035) left Dhaka for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday at 6pm with 265 passengers.Biman's Deputy General Manager Tahera Khondoker told this correspondent that the flight left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) ...
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Largest C-19 hospital with 50 ICU beds opens today The country's largest hospital for Covid-19 at Dhaka North City Corporation's Mohakhali market will be operational from today with a 50-bed intensive care unit facility initially.Brig General AKM Nasir Uddin, director of the hospital, said, "We are running the hospital partially with 50- bed ICU facilities. We are expecting full-fledged operation by April 29 with ...
Iconic artiste laid to rest at Banani graveyard
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Goodbye sweet girl of celluloidBangladesh cinema legend Sarah Begum Kabori, who passed away in the early hours of Saturday, has been laid to rest with full state honours at  Banani graveyard in the capital on Saturday evening.People from all walks of life said their goodbyes to the beloved actress with flowers, heartfelt messages and a funeral prayer. Social media ...
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100+ Covid deaths for 2nd straight dayThe country recorded a single-day death of 101 from Covid-19 for the second consecutive day in 24 hours until 8:00am on Saturday, pushing up the total fatalities to 10,283.The country shattered its previous all records of single-day death count with 101 fatalities on Friday.With the latest figure, the mortality rate rose to 1.44 percent, the ...
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7 die, 302 more test positive for Covid-19 in CtgCHATTOGRAM, Apr 17: A total of 302 people have been tested positive from coronavirus after testing 1026 samples in the last 24 hours at six COVID-19 laboratories in the district. The infection rate is 29.43 percent.Among the infection patients, 226 are from Chattogram city and 76 from different upazilas of the district, hospital sources said.Meanwhile, ...
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Burglary at SC judge’s residenceSome unidentified people on early Saturday stole some valuables from the official residence of recently retired Appellate Division judge Mirza Hussain Haider at the Judges' Complex, a high-security zone in the capital.Ramna police officer-in-charge Monirul Islam confirmed the incident.Monirul said that the burglars took three plates and nine metal tumblers from the judge's house. They ...
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Khaleda’s condition stable, says Dr Zahid A medical team has prescribed an additional drug for BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia after reviewing the final report of her chest CT scan. Khaleda's daughter-in-law Dr Zubaida Rahman, wife of BNP's acting chairperson Tarique Rahman, has been overseeing her entire treatment process from London."We have discussed the report with the specialist doctors and added another ...
101 die, 4,417 infections in 24 hours
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Daily C -19 deaths hit new recordThe country on Friday recorded 101 deaths from novel coronavirus, the highest number in a single day since its first detection on March 8 last year, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).With 101 new deaths, the total number of deaths has now reached 10,182 and the death ...
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Mujibnagar Day todayThe historic Mujibnagar Day will be observed today (Saturday), marking the oath-taking ceremony of country's first government on April 17 in 1971.Following the Pakistan army's genocide on unarmed Bangalees on the black night of March 25 in 1971, senior leaders of Awami League assembled at Baidyanathtala in Meherpur on April 17 to form the provisional ...
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