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Bangladesh reports four Covid-19 deaths, 1,728 positive cases

Online Desk Bangladesh reported four Covid-19 deaths while it recorded 1,728 coronavirus positive cases during the period. “Bangladesh reported 16.89 percent Covid-19 positive cases as 10,233 samples were tested in the last 24 hours,” a daily statement of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. During the past 24 hours, the combined figure of coronavirus infection in Dhaka city and ...

Walton launches 6 new models of All-in-One PCs

ICT Desk Country’s top technology product manufacturer Walton Digi-Tech Industries Limited has launched six new models of All-in-One PC. The PCs of Unify A24 and H24 series with eye-catching design and have many attractive features including full HD display, Intel’s 10th and 11th generation processor, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD. Prices of the All-in-One PCs vary from 64,850 to ...

PM seeks countrymen’s help as govt forced executing load-shedding

Staff Reporter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said her government is bound to carry out load shedding and limit electricity production as the fuel prices are continuously increasing globally due to Russia-Ukraine war, urging countrymen to comply with the situation. “We have reached electricity to every house. But, now, we are compelled to execute load shedding and limit electricity ...

Contract signed for liquid radioactive waste management equipment in RNPP

Staff Reporter Atomstroyexport as the General Contractor has entered into a contract with a Russian company Sverdniikhimmash (SCERI JSC) for manufacturing and supplying hi-tech equipment to handle liquid radioactive waste at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. Under the contract, SCERI will design, manufacture and supply three drain water treatment plants, three deep evaporation plants, two cementation plants, two conditioning plants, two ...

Central Kazi Samity distributes cooked food, Eid items flood victims in Kulaura

Moulvibazar Correspondent Among the flood victims in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar, cooked food, medicine, baby food, cash and Eid items were distributed among the flood victims by the organizing secretary of Central Kazi Samiti Alhaj Kazi Mawlana AKM Bodrul Haque. Bangladesh Muslim Marriage Registrar Central Committee President Alhaj Kazi Mawlana Khalilur Rahman Sardar was present as the chief guest during ...

Cattle markets getting momentum in Bhola

Sabbir Alam Babu, Bhola With the holy Eid-ul-Azha in front of Bhola, the sacrificial animal market is jammed. However, even though buyers and sellers gather at the market, cattle are not being bought and sold as the price is high. Buyers are likely to call everyone who looks appropriate, if there are only a few. Buyers claim that the sellers ...

Maskless pilgrims launch largest hajj of Covid era

International Desk The biggest hajj pilgrimage since the coronavirus pandemic began kicks off Wednesday, with hundreds of thousands of mostly maskless worshippers expected to circle Islam’s holiest site in Saudi Arabia’s Mecca. One million fully vaccinated Muslims, including 850,000 from abroad, are allowed at this year’s hajj, a major break from two years of drastically curtailed numbers due to the ...

Fierce shelling in eastern Ukraine as NATO heralds its ‘historic’ expansion

International Desk Fighting raged on Tuesday in and around Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region as Russian troops tried to maintain a series of battlefield gains, while NATO pressed ahead with Finland and Sweden’s momentous membership bids. Moscow’s forces — buoyed by seizing several cities in the Donbas in recent weeks — continued to press west, pounding their next key target, the ...

Sri Lankans return to cooking with firewood as economy burns

International Desk As once relatively wealthy Sri Lanka suffers a dire economic crisis with shortages of everything from medicines to gas, people are returning to cooking with firewood. The switch began at the beginning of the year when more than 1,000 kitchens exploded across the country, killing at least seven people and injuring hundreds more. The reason was suppliers looking ...

Grameen Telecom Workers Union president, gen secretary held

Staff Reporter Two leaders of Grameen Telecom Workers Union have been arrested over allegations of fraud and embezzlement. The Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested Md Kamruzzaman, 37, president of the union and Md Firoz Mahmud Hasan, 42, its general secretary, on Tuesday. Joint Police Commissioner of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Harun Ur Rashid ...