Day: February 4, 2022

Government Policy

‘Light’ Cobra Gold without Myanmar

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The Bangkok Post
The annual Cobra Gold military exercise will be held from Feb 20 to March 5, but in a reduced format and without observers from Myanmar. Details were announced at Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters by Chief of the Joint Staff Gen Natapol Boon-ngarm, accompanied by US charge d’affaires Michael Heath. He said the number of troops would be reduced from 8,964 to 3,460 and participants would be subject to strict health measures to ensure control of Covid-19. There would be no amphibious landing, civilian evacuation or live-fire exercises, and the number of troops participating in each drill would...
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Fun & Games

MUST-READ: ‘Baby AB’ Brevis breaks long-standing record

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TDPel Media
The brilliant Brevis displayed his enormous ability right off the bat as he recorded a fine 65 against India, accompanied with 2/43 from his useful off-spin. The 18-year-old very nearly followed up that knock with a hat-trick of centuries, hitting 104 against Uganda before falling four runs short of a ton against Ireland and three runs short in the loss to England. Brevis’ only ‘failure’ in the tournament came when he scored just six against Sri Lanka, but he finished his campaign on a high with a sensatiojnal 138 against Bangladesh to steer his side to a successful run chase in the seventh-pl...
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Literacy

50 years: A new era of Brit Bangla Bondhon

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TDPel Media
On this day, 50 years ago, the UK and Bangladesh established our diplomatic relationship. On behalf of the UK, I congratulate the people and the government of Bangladesh on this historic anniversary of a new era of Brit Bangla Bondhon. As British High commissioner in Bangladesh, I am proud that the UK played such a key role in Bangladesh’s founding story. Before Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman set foot in his liberated homeland, his historic trip to the UK in January 1972 and his meeting with UK PM Edward Heath forged a new friendship and accelerated the recognition of Bangladesh as an indep...
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Medical &Health

Justice Nazmul Ahasan dies of Covid

Newly appointed justice of the appellate division of the Supreme Court FRM Nazmul Ahasan died of Covid on Friday before he could take his oath.The former High Court Division judge breathed his last at 6.15am at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical College ...
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Medical &Health

2 killed in Cumilla road accident

Two motorcyclists were killed in a road accident on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Nazira Bazar area of Cumilla's Burichang upazila on Friday.The deceased were identified as Morshed Alam, son of Khorshed Alam of Burichang upazila and Anand, son of Lat...
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