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Health Ministry did well in dealing with pandemic: PM

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said the Ministry of Health showed its enough efficiency in checking the Covid-19 pandemic in the country by properly taking necessary measures in time.

“I think the Health Ministry has shown enough efficiency. We’ve been able to keep this Covid-19 under control as instant measures, which were necessary at that time, had been taken properly,” she said.

The Prime Minister was speaking at the signing ceremony of the Annual Performance Agreements...
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Border killing, drug smuggling features BGB-BSF talks

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Paramilitary Bangladesh and Indian border forces began on Thursday talks in Dhaka with host side highlighting killings of Bangladeshis on the frontier, smuggling of drugs and “push ins” from other side of the border as major issues of concern, a Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) statement...
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N'ganj mosque blast: Titas probe body files report

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Gas was leaking from an abandoned pipeline in the basement which was damaged during the construction of Baitus Salam Mosque where a blast earlier this month killed 31 people, a Titas Gas probe committee said in its report Thursday.

Headed by Titas Gas General Manager Abdul Wahab, the committee...
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Accidents kill at least 553 in Aug

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Accidents on roads, railways and waterways killed at least 553 people and injured 669 others last month, passengers’ welfare body Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity said Wednesday.
Of these, 388 road accidents left 459 people dead and 618 injured, according to a monitoring cell...
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Don’t be panicked over onion price: Minister

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Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Wednesday said that there is no need to be panicked over onion price as there is adequate stock.

"Our country has a demand of 1 million tonnes of onion till next season. In contrast, we have about 600,000 tonnes. There is shortage of 400,000...
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