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Is dengue turning into an epidemic?

Representational photo Bigstock The number of patients was only 184 in May but rose to 1,796 in June Four and a half year old Tahmeed Mehbub, admitted to a private hospital in Dhaka on July 14 with heavy fever and body pain, was diagnosed with dengue. Within a day of his admission, his condition deteriorated […]

Bangladeshi batsmen are seen batting at the nets in their first training session at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday. — BCB photo Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Sunday it had received responses from several high profile coaches from both home and abroad and would consider about their fate in the upcoming board meeting, […]

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The Awami League brought the deadly dengue fever into Bangladesh in 1997, BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has said, adding the Aedes mosquito began spreading in the country since then. He also lamented the government’s failure to take any ‘effective initiative to prevent dengue’ during a media briefing in the capital on […]

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Security in the courthouse  Shahriar Bin Wares Dhaka Tribune  July 22nd, 2019 This unattended archway on the supreme court premises is among several security infractions that have been discovered lately Dhaka Tribune There can be no justice without security Nowadays, we are living in a society where security matters have become a big concern. On July […]

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The Daily STar July 22, 2019 What graduating out of LDC status means Achieving developing economy status would mean reduction in the informal economy as a share of GDP. Photo: Star Habibullah N Karim It is indeed a seminal event in the history of Bangladesh that the UN last year declared Bangladesh eligible to step […]

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The Daily Star  July 22, 2019 Water recedes, diseases spread The aftermath of a flood-hit home that a family came back to yesterday after spending eight days at a shelter on the embankment of the Dharla river in Kurigram’s Kishamat Malbhanga village. Photo: Abdul Wahed Star Report As floodwater started receding across the country, different […]

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The Daily Star  July 22, 2019 Waste no time, seek treatment Advise experts as dengue cuts across the city Bishakha Devnath and Helemul Alam Dengue may be fatal for those who had already contracted the disease before, with doctors suggesting immediate treatment at the first sign of a fever for everyone. “The disease becomes aggressive and more […]

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The Daily Star July 22, 2019 TRAFFICKED into nightmares Cross-border gangs use new tactics in trafficking women to India thru’ Jashore border Mohammad Jamil Khan Transnational trafficking gangs allegedly backed by some ruling party men have long been using different border points of Jashore to traffic women and children to India. Their local agents also […]

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ACC finds involvement of 23 in Barapukuria coal scam Published:  July 21, 2019  Financial Express The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has found involvement of 23 people in the alleged embezzlement of about 144,000 tonnes of coal worth over Tk 2.43 billion from Barapukuria Coal Mining Company Limited (BCMCL) in Dinajpur. ACC Deputy Director Shamsul Alam, also […]

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Stocks witness sharp fall in early trading  FE Online Report | Published:  July 21, 2019  Investors react while monitoring stock price movements on computer screens at a brockerage house in the capital city — FE/Files Stocks witnessed a sharp decline in early hour of trading on Sunday as investors mostly remained on selling spree, fearing further fall. Following […]

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Priya Saha’s lied about minority repression: Sajeeb Wazed Prothom Alo English Desk |  Jul 21, 2019        Prime minister’s ICT affairs adviser Sajeeb Wazed on Sunday termed the allegation made by Priya Saha about repression on religious minority during a meeting with US president Donald Trump ‘an outrageous lie’, reports UNB. Refuting Priya Saha’s claim, […]

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BB bent on 9-6pc interest rates Economists and bankers say dictated interest rates will affect the sector AKM Zamir Uddin The central bank is adamant about having 9 percent and 6 percent interest rates respectively for lending and deposits in the banking sector, slapping the 46 errant banks with warning letters recently. The higher rates […]

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