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Trial of DGHS ex-DG, 5 others in graft case begins

Staff Reporter A Dhaka court has framed charges in a graft case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) against former director general (DG) of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Abul Kalam Azad and five others. Judge Asad Md Asifuzzaman of Dhaka Special Judge Court-6 framed the charges on Sunday. At the same time, the court has fixed July 4 ...

Norwegian climber sets her sights on 14 peaks record

International Desk A Norwegian climber is on track to beat the time record for summiting the globe’s 14 highest peaks, part of her quest to change how the mountaineering world views women athletes. Kristin Harila has already climbed six mountains over 8,000 metres (26,250 feet) high, including Everest, in the last two months. The 36-year-old hopes to match or surpass ...

Attack on poultry farm in Mexico leaves six dead

International Desk Six people were killed and two others wounded Saturday in a gun attack on workers at a chicken farm in Mexico’s troubled southeastern state of Guerrero, the regional prosecutor’s office said. Authorities are investigating “the events that occurred in Petaquillas (Guerrero) where two people were injured with firearms and five men and one woman were killed,” the Guerrero ...

3 arrested for illegally extracting sand in Jamuna

Masudul Hasan Masud, Bhuapur (Tangail) Bhuapur Naval Police have arrested three persons for illegally extracting sand from the river Jamuna with a Bengali dredger at Bhuapur in Tangail. The operation was conducted on Saturday (June 11) afternoon at Bhuapur Naval Police Outpost under the leadership of Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police Md. Ismail Hossain in Kuthiboyra area of ​​Arjuna Union ...

England and Italy in Nations League draw as Germany held by Hungary

Sports Desk England are bottom of their UEFA Nations League group without a win after drawing 0-0 with Italy in a repeat of the Euro 2020 final on Saturday, while Germany settled for a point in a 1-1 stalemate in Hungary. The meeting in Wolverhampton between Gareth Southgate’s side and the European champions was played before just 3,000 people, largely ...

18.4 mn people reels under acute food insecurity in Horn of Africa: UN

International Desk At least 18.4 million people are already experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity and rising malnutrition across the three Horn of Africa countries of Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has warned, IANS reported. The UNOCHA, in its latest situation update issued late Friday, said the number of people ...

Bhola District AL Confce held : Majun President, Mainul Secretary

Sabbir Alam Babu, Bhola Bhola district Awami League’s tri-annual conference was held after 8 long years. The conference was held on Saturday at the Government Boys High School ground in the city. . Awami League General Secretary, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader MP inaugurated the conference by virtually joining. The chief guest was Tofail Ahmed, advisor of the ...

Ukraine war: Chemical plant hit as fighting rages in Severodonetsk

International Desk Russian shelling has caused a huge fire at a chemical plant in Ukraine’s Severodonetsk city where “non-stop” fighting rages, the regional head says. Serhiy Haidai told Ukrainian TV that Saturday’s blaze started after a leak of tens of tonnes of oil from damaged radiators at the Azot plant. Hundreds of civilians are reportedly sheltering at the plant.Severodonetsk has ...

US judge dismisses rape suit against football star Ronaldo

Sports Desk A US district judge has dismissed a rape lawsuit against football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, castigating the legal team behind the complaint. Judge Jennifer Dorsey threw out the case brought by Kathryn Mayorga, a former model and teacher, who alleged she was assaulted by the Portuguese soccer star in a Las Vegas hotel room in 2009. The 37-year-old Manchester ...

Seven people killed in helicopter crash in Italy

International Desk Italian rescuers on Saturday located the bodies of seven people, including four Turks and two Lebanese, who died when their helicopter crashed in a heavily forested, mountainous area in north-central Italy during a storm, authorities said. Col. Alfonso Cipriano, who heads an air force rescue coordination unit that led the search, said rescuers were tipped off to the ...