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BR to introduce ambulance service with Square Hospital

Staff Reporter After roads and airways, this time Bangladesh Railway ( BR) has taken an initiative to add ambulance servicrs and it will initially introduce this ambulance in a meter gauge coach. There will be specialist doctors, state-of-the-art medical facilities as well as ICU facilities. Square Hospital is implementing this venture. Railway officials said, railway provides ambulance services in other ...

Asian Games Hockey Qualifier: Bangladesh to play Indonesia on Saturday

Sports Desk Bangladesh National Hockey team will start their campaign in the nine-nation Men’s Asian Games Qualifiers taking on Indonesia in the Thai capital Bangkok on Saturday. The match will kick-off at 10 am local time and 11 am Bangladesh time. The Men’s Asian Games Hockey Qualifier already began in Bangkok on Friday despite the Asian Games Authority postponed the ...

CoU student gets job at Microsoft

CoU Correspondent A former Comilla University (CoU) student has been appointed as a software engineer at Microsoft Corporation.Rajib Chandra Pal, who was a student of Computer Science and Engineering department in 2011-’12 session, got the appointment letter from Microsoft on April 29.He is scheduled to join the Microsoft Research Center in Dublin of Ireland on October 15 this year.Rajib said, ...

Ex-finance minister Muhith’s Qulkhani Saturday

Staff Reporter The Qulkhani of former Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith will be held at Gulshan Central Mosque (Azad Masjid) after Asr prayers on Saturday. Muhith’s younger brother foreign minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has requested family members, friends and well-wishers to join the Dua and Milad Mahfil for salvation of the departed soul. Muhith, who was also an ...

1,656 new cases in Delhi, 21% higher than yesterday, positivity at 5.39%

International Desk New Delhi: Delhi recorded 1,656 COVID-19 cases and zero fatality due to the infection on Friday, while the positivity rate stood at 5.39 per cent, according to data shared by the city health department. A total of 30,709 tests for the detection of coronavirus were conducted in the city a day before, it stated. With the new cases, ...

BNP’s politics is to spread rumors, anti-state falsehood: Hasan

Staff Reporter Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said the politics of BNP is to spread rumors and anti-state falsehood as they cannot see the unprecedented development in the country. “We couldn’t see (beside people) BNP, Jamaat or any other party during the corona situation. Leaders and activists of Awami League stood by the side of people, extended all out support ...

Farmers losing interest in cultivating Barbati in Kulaura

Kulaura (Moulvibazar) Correspondent Four hundred farmers from 30 villages in two unions of Kulaura in Moulvibazar have been cultivating Barbati (locally known as Ramai) commercially every year. But despite the huge success in cultivating barbati for almost a decade and a half, the cultivation of barbati has remained limited between the two unions of Brahmanbazar and Baramchal of the upazila. ...

Sourav Ganguly hosts Amit Shah for dinner

Sports Desk Kolkata: Home Minister Amit Shah, who is on a visit to Kolkata, had dinner at BCCI chief and former cricketer Sourav Ganguly’s home tonight. The visit was said to be a courtesy call since the Union Minister’s son, Jay Shah, is the former cricketer’s colleague as Honorary Secretary in the Board of Control for Cricket in India, or ...

Members of Indian diaspora accord warm welcome PM Modi in Paris

International Desk Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in France on Wednesday on the final leg of his three-day Europe visit and was warmly welcomed by members of the Indian diaspora in Paris. Members of the Indian community were present outside the hotel where PM Modi reached after his arrival in Paris. Children were present in sizeable numbers and many of ...

Tourists flock to scenic spots during Eid holiday in Bhola

Sabbir Alam Babu, Bhola Bhola Island is a tourist city with a unique natural beauty. There is Jacob Watch Tower in Charbas Upazila, Swadhinata Museum in Banglabazar, Sajib Wazed Joy Digital Park in Lalmohan Upazila, Sheikh Russell Children and Amusement Park in Char Fashion, Farm House, Bangabandhu Park in South Dighaldi Tentulia ParTourist Center, Velumia Kayakaying Point, Zila Parishad Chattar, ...