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June 22, 2022

Flood: Body of 70-yr-old man recovered in Kishoreganj

Police recovered the body of a 70-year-old man three days after he drowned in floodwater in Astagram upazila of Kishoreganj on Wednesday.The deceased was identified as Dhananjay Das, a resident of the upazila.Md Morshed Zaman, officer-in-charge (OC) A…

Dr Nizam Ahmed new Vice-Chairman of GAVI CSO Steering Committee

Public health specialist Dr Nizam Ahmed has been elected Vice-Chairman of the CSO Consistency Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Vaccine Initiative (GAVI), a global alliance of vaccine management.He is the executive director of Shastho Shuro…

Flood death toll climbs to 42: DGHS

The death toll from flood in different parts of the country including the northeastern region has reached 42 with the report of six more deaths in the past 24 hours till Wednesday morning, said Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).The deaths w…

Dengue: 27 new patients hospitalised

Twenty-seven more dengue patients were hospitalised in 24 hours until Wednesday morning.Among them, 26 patients were admitted to different hospitals in Dhaka during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).As many as 1…

Flood victims left in the lurch: Fakhrul

BNP on Wednesday alleged that the government is occupied with the Padma Bridge inauguration festival, leaving lakhs of flood-affected people in the country’s northeast areas in the lurch.“The people of a vast area of Bangladesh are going through a mise…

UN launches SunSmart Global UV app to help beat skin cancer

Scientific evidence shows that overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the major cause of skin cancer.To help people protect themselves adequately, a consortium of UN agencies Tuesday launched a new app that can help anyone, anywhere, determine t…

Another pregnant woman rescued by Navy members in Sunamganj

Bangladesh Navy members have rescued another pregnant woman from South Kamlabazar area in Jamalganj upazila of Sunamganj on Wednesday.The woman has been identified as Shiuli Akter, wife of Akkel Ali, who works at a local hotel.The Navy members handed o…

Govt invites BNP to join Padma Bridge inaugural programme

The government on Wednesday invited BNP to join the opening programme of the Padma Bridge on June 25.Dulal Chandra Sutradhar, a deputy secretary of the Bridges Division, went to BNP’s Nayapaltan central office around 11am and handed over the invitation…

PM Hasina: Padma Bridge is our national pride

Describing the Padma Bridge as the symbol of national pride, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said none can raise question about the standard of the multipurpose bridge which opens on June 25 next.“We’ve not made any compromise over the standa…

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