Focus BanglaDemu train crashes into vehicles on level crossing in the port cityTwo people, including a policeman, were killed and 10 others injured when a train hit a bus and an auto-rickshaw at level crossing in Chittagong on Saturday. The deceased policeman has been identified as Traffic Constable Mohammad Monir. The crash took place around 10.30am on the Jhautala level-crossing in the port city, OC Mohammad Shahinuzzaman of the Khulshi Police Station told Dhaka Tribune. "The diesel-electric multiple unit [Demu] train crashed into the bus and the CNG-run auto-rickshaw at the level crossing, leaving two dead on the spot," he said. Ten people have been taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital from the scene, said Assistant Sub-inspector Alauddin Talukder of the hospital’s police outpost.
December 04, 2021 07:33 UTC
"(However) the colour and touch raised the suspicion of the health worker, who asked him to show the whole arm," Cirio said. Italian outlet La Republicca pointed to a message on social media that may have been written by the man. The paper quoted a Twitter post featuring a silicone male chest half-body suit, complete with fake arms and neck, that was on sale on Amazon for €488. Maybe beneath the silicone I'll even put on some extra clothes to avoid the needle reaching my real arm," the Twitter user reportedly wrote. The incident comes as Italy looks to clamp down impose tougher for the unvaccinated.
December 04, 2021 06:53 UTC
Representatives from two architectural groups presented their visions for the design of a planned Beatrice Public Schools elementary building during the BPS committee of the whole meeting on Thursday. DLR Group and BCDM Group pitched and then fielded questions from the committee. Nielsen and others resisted the idea of starting school a week later in August, saying it would lead to schedule challenges throughout the year. The meeting ended with a discussion of policy article updates, led by BPS Superintendent Jason Alexander and High School Principal Jason Sutter. The next school board meeting will take place in the BPS Administration Building conference room on Monday, Dec. 13.
December 04, 2021 03:10 UTC
And as for Naim, he has been playing international cricket in recent months. Mominul said it was no experiment from their part and that the team management had to pick young players due to the unavailability of some senior cricketers. And considering the New Zealand series, Naim has come to the squad. So we had to pick new players in these positions,” said Mominul. “It’s always pleasing to have Shakib bhai back in the squad.
December 04, 2021 02:50 UTC
I love decorating for the holidays and many plants are great holiday decorations. There are actually 3 different cacti that are used for different holidays based on their bloom period which include Christmas cactus, Thanksgiving cactus, and Easter cactus. Holiday plant careWhen we purchase holiday plants, care begins in the store where you purchase them. Both Christmas cactus and Poinsettias can be kept and enjoyed through the whole year to rebloom again next year. This will help you enjoy your holiday plants for the whole holiday season and then some.
December 03, 2021 21:15 UTC
In 2000, United Nations member states pledged to cut extreme poverty worldwide — specifically to halve the proportion of people living in extreme poverty, from 1990 levels, by 2015. By 2015, the share of the world’s population living in extreme poverty fell to 12% from 36% in 1990, a steep decline in just 2 1/2 decades. During a single generation, more than 1 billion people around the world climbed out of extreme poverty, surpassing the goal. The figure for extreme poverty is set by the World Bank to track trends among the poorest people in the poorest countries. UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned that extreme poverty rose last year for the first time in decades as a result of COVID-19, widening inequalities between rich and poor nations.
December 03, 2021 20:31 UTC
More than 50 participants from across the globe are expected to join the conference with the theme – advancing peace through social inclusion. President Md Abdul Hamid will inaugurate the conference and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will attend the closing session. Bangladesh expects a ‘Dhaka Peace Declaration’ at the end of the conference. Former British prime minister Gordon Brown, former Singapore prime minister Goh Chok Tong and former UNESCO director-general Irina Bokova will join the closing session. Momen hopes the conference will play a key role in spreading Bangabandhu’s contribution to peace, and Bangladesh’s peace-centric foreign policy based on his ideals.
December 03, 2021 15:48 UTC
Bangladesh has registered three deaths from COVID-19 in a daily count, taking the toll to 27,989. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,577,070 after 243 people tested positive for the disease until 8 am on Friday, according to the latest government data. Dhaka recorded the most cases and deaths among the eight divisions, logging 177 infections and two fatalities. The latest figures put the recovery rate at 97.77 per cent and the mortality rate at 1.77 per cent, reports bdnews24.com. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.
December 03, 2021 12:49 UTC
Student protesters have announced a new campaign aimed at flagging irregularities on the streets as part of the movement for safer roads. It was then they announced their upcoming protest to show "red cards". The protesters will gather at Rampura Bridge at 12:00 pm on Saturday and show "red cards" to those who defy traffic rules or engage in corruption on the roads, reports bdnews24.com. We’ll show red cards against corruption,” said Shohagi Samia, a protest leader. Bus owners in Dhaka conditionally agreed to reduce the fares by half for students but protesters rejected it and pledged to continue with their movement.
December 03, 2021 11:34 UTC
Dilek Kalayci, health senator in the state government of Berlin, said there were also several more suspected cases of the new omicron strain in the city of 3.6 million people. On Wednesday, the public health office in the southern state of Baden-Wuerttemberg said four people had tested positive for the omicron variant even though they were fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. On Saturday, two cases of the new omicron variant were detected in the southern German state of Bavaria. Fears about the omicron variant have pounded financial markets and created doubts about the speed of the global economic recovery. Germany, with a population of more than 83 million, has reported nearly 6 million infections and more than 102,100 deaths since January 2020.
December 03, 2021 11:22 UTC