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Study a STEM subject in the UK sponsored by the British Council
Goldsmiths, University of London is offering 5 fully-funded scholarships, supported by the British Council, for female students studying on an eligible programme from one of the countries listed in the
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7 die of hypothermia on boat carrying Bangladeshi, Egyptian migrants in Mediterranean Sea
At least seven migrants who were on a boat heading for the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa have died of hypothermia, Italy’s ANSA news agency reported on Tuesday.
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Tedros to stand unopposed for nomination to continue heading WHO
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, one of the most recognisable figures of the global battle against Covid-19, will stand unopposed Tuesday for the nomination to continue heading the World Health Organisation.
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Events on Mujib to be held in 100 univs across globe: Momen
Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said that the Bangabandhu Foundation is planning to hold events like seminars and workshops on the ideology and principles of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
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Bangladesh gets another 2.12 million AstraZeneca jabs from France
France has donated another 2.12 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Bangladesh under the COVAX facility as a gesture of solidarity to the friendly country’s fight against Covid. The
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Met office forecasts light rain in parts of country
-Met office today forecasted light rain or drizzle at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions. Weather may remain mainly dry with partly cloudy sky elsewhere
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Bangladesh
Seminars, workshops on Bangabandhu to be held in 100 universities worldwide: Momen
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today said the Bangabandhu Foundation is planning to hold events like seminars and workshops on the ideology and principles of Father of the Nation
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DSA, drug cases: HC refuses bail to journo Kanak Sarwar’s sister
The High Court today refused to grant bail to Nusrat Shahrin Raka, sister of journalist Kanak Sarwar, in two cases filed over spreading anti-state propaganda using digital platforms and possessing
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Police disperse JCD leaders gathered at Shaheed Minar to observe hunger strike
Police dispersed the leaders and activists of Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) gathered at the central Shaheed Minar.
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Among the approved 10 projects, five are new while five others are revised ones
Among the approved 10 projects, five are new while five others are revised ones
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Paramount Textile to issue 150m preference shares
Paramount Textile, a sister concern of Paramount Group, has decided to issue 150 million fully redeemable non-convertible cumulative preference shares. Preference shares are shares of a company’s stock with dividends
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Three open-end MFs declare cash dividends
Three open-end mutual funds managed by VIPB Asset Management Company have declared cash dividends ranging 10 per cent to 20 per cent for the year 2021, officials said. Of the
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Bangladesh receives 3rd consignment of Covid-19 jabs from France
France has donated another 2.12 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Bangladesh under the COVAX facility as a gesture of solidarity to the friendly country’s fight against Covid-19...
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International
Seven migrants on boat bound for Lampedusa die of hypothermia
At least seven migrants who were on a boat heading for the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa have died of hypothermia, Italy's ANSA news agency reported on Tuesday. The coastguard sighted
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Russia adds Navalny to 'terrorists and extremists' list
Navalny and several of his allies, including key aide Lyubov Sobol, appeared Tuesday on a database of banned individuals compiled by the Federal Service for Financial Monitoring (Rosfinmonitoring)
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Royal crown slips as Elizabeth prepares to mark 70 years as queen
Celebrations this year marking Queen Elizabeth's seven-decade reign will mask a less happy reality for the world's pre-eminent royal family: the British monarchy is being questioned in ways that were
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Australia buys copyright to Aboriginal flag to let it be used freely
The Australian government said on Tuesday it had acquired copyright to the Aboriginal flag so it can be freely used, resolving a commercial dispute that had restricted sporting teams and
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Schools started in Mumbai with strict adherence to Covid protocols
Only the children whose parents give permission to attend the physical classes will go to school while the virtual classes will continue for the students not attending the physical classes
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Worldwide covid-19 caseload crosses 345m amid surge in Omicron cases
The overall number of Covid cases has surpassed 354 million amid the rise in Omicron infections across the globe.
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At least 6 reported dead in crush at African Cup soccer game
At least six people died in a crush outside a stadium hosting a game at Africa’s top soccer tournament in Cameroon on Monday, a local government official said, realizing fears
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Technology
10 Minute School and Shajgoj selected for Sequoia Capital India’s Surge 06
Two Bangladeshi startups, 10 Minute School and Shajgoj, made the list for Surge 06.
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New space telescope reaches final stop million miles out
The world’s biggest, most powerful space telescope arrived at its observation post 1 million miles from Earth on Monday, a month after it lifted off on a quest to behold
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Similar to social media feeds, brains operate with lag to update: Research
Similar to our social media feeds, our brains are constantly uploading rich, visual stimuli
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Google sued over location tracking practices
Texas and the District of Columbia sued Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday over what he called deceptive location tracking practices that invade users’ privacy. Two other state attorneys general plan
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Walton launches laptops with 11th Gen Intel processors
Walton Digi-Tech Industries has recently launched three new laptops with Intel's 11th Generation processors.
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Sport
Mashrafe’s wickets fail to inspire Dhaka
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza returned to competitive cricket after 13 months but his presence failed to lift Dhaka as they lost by eight wickets against Sylhet Sunrisers in their BPL fixture
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Nadal outlasts Shapovalov in five-set thriller to reach semis
Rafa Nadal has drawn within two wins of a record 21st Grand Slam title, claiming a five-set thriller against Denis Shapovalov to grind into the Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday.
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Russell downs Barishal to give Dhaka first win in BPL
This was Dhaka’s first victory after losing the first two matches to Khulna Tigers and Chattogram Challengers
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Shakib completes double of 5000 runs, 400 wickets in T20s
Shakib-led Fortune Barishal though lost the match by four wickets, the captain needed one wicket to reach the milestone and he duly did that
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Australian Open to allow 'Where is Peng Shuai?'
Fans at the Australian Open can wear "Where is Peng Shuai?" shirts as long as they are peaceful, tournament chief Craig Tiley told AFP Tuesday after a backlash over the
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Balotelli named in Italy squad for first time since 2018
Striker Mario Balotelli has been recalled by Italy coach Roberto Mancini more than three years after he last played for the Azzurri for a training camp ahead of 2022 World
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Eight dead in Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon stadium crush
Eight people were killed and many more injured in a crush outside a Cameroonian football stadium Monday ahead of an Africa Cup of Nations match.
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Business
Turnover at Dhaka bourse continues to fall
The turnover at the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) continued to fall for the fourth conductive day despite the rise of the index as the investors preferred waiting for the half-yearly
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Banks asked not to terminate employee for failure to fulfill deposit target
The Bangladesh Bank today said no bank would be allowed to terminate any employee due to their failure to fulfill the target of deposit mobilisation set by the lender.
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Development work of eight hi-tech parks begins in February
The development work of hi-tech parks in Bangladesh's eight districts is expected to begin next month (February). Besides lending for the project, India has extended its support to establish specialised
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Editorial
Hope seen once the omicron wave..
World health officials are offering hope that the ebbing of the omicron wave could give way to a new, more manageable phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, even as they warn
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Time for RMG makers to think globally
When it comes to the geography of apparel production, the rules are changing, and this is something all Bangladeshi RMG manufacturers need to be aware of.
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The prospects of Bangladesh-Russia cooperation
On January 25, 2022, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the Russian Federation celebrate a remarkable date: on this day 50 years ago, less than a year after the declaration
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Of marriage and movement: The curious case of VC Farid
In a leaked phone conversation, the VC of SUST claimed that nobody wants to marry the female students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) because they stay outside till late at night.
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Whither our rivers' navigability
Persons concerned about the moribund state of the country's rivers will surely take heart from these words. The words came from State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury. He was
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Entertainment
Taylor Swift criticises Damon Albarn over songwriting comments
Taylor Swift has criticised Damon Albarn, lead singer of Blur and later of Gorillaz, after he said that she doesn't write her own music. Talking to the LA Times, Albarn
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‘Koozhangal’ wins top award at 20th Dhaka Int’l Film Festival
The 20th Dhaka International Film Festival concluded on Sunday which awarded Tamil director PS Vinothraj's maiden directorial and India's official entry to Oscars 2022 ‘Koozhangal’ (Pebbles) as the Best Film
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“Badhaai Do” poster stirs excitement, trailer to drop today
The poster of the much-awaited film “Badhaai Do” was released yesterday, while the official trailer is set be made public today. Starring Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar, the film is
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Health
Bangladesh receives 2.12m AstraZeneca doses from France
France has donated another 2.12 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Bangladesh through the global sharing platform -- COVAX -- as a gesture of solidarity to its people in their
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69% Covid patients in Dhaka infected with Omicron in 2 weeks: icddr,b
Sixty-nine percent of Covid-19 positive people have been infected with the Omicron variant in Dhaka city during the first two weeks of this month, according to icddr,b .
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Life style
French fashion icon Thierry Mugler no more
French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, whose dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B, has died. He was 73.
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