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Hasina urges not to weaken UN

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Staff Reporter
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday called for not allowing geopolitical rivalries to weaken the United Nations as the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that both developed and developing nations need the UN more than ever.
“We must not allow our geopolitical rivalries to weaken the UN. We owe it to the founding fathers and future generations to make the UN a truly effective global body for humankind as a whole,” she said.
The Prime Minister said this while delivering her...
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TIB suggests reform of banking sector

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The Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Tuesday recommended forming an independent banking commission with experts to reform the sector plagued by rising defaults and widespread irregularities.
At a virtual press conference titled -“Banking Sector Supervision and...
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Covid-19 in Bangladesh

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Country sees 5,000 deaths so far 
Staff Reporter
Bangladesh on Tuesday saw the total number of Covid-19 deaths to go above 5,000-mark as health authorities reported 28 new fatalities in 24 hours, raising the total to 5,007.
The country took 188 days to register over 5,000 deaths due to...
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DU student rape

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Victim testifies against lone accused Majnu
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The Dhaka University student, who was allegedly raped in the city's Kurmitola area, testified against Majnu, the lone accused in the case, before a tribunal on Monday.
Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-7 Judge Begum...
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Bangladesh allows antigen-based Covid-19 tests

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The government has allowed antigen-based rapid testing for Covid-19 at hospitals and health institutes across Bangladesh.
The Ministry of Health made the announcement on Monday. It issued a circular on September 17 in this regard.
Antigen-based testing has been permitted at all...
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