BRAHMANBARIA, Dec 9, 2023 (BSS) - Two passengers of a CNG-run auto rickshaw were killed and another was injured after being hit by a drum truck on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Bertala area under Sarail upazila of the district today. The deceased were identified as Abdur Rahman, 55, son of late Abdul Khalek of Shonaisa village of the Sadar upazila and Iqbal Hossain, 32, son of Ansar Ali of Subidpur village under Lakhai upazila of Habiganj district. The injured were taken to Brahmanbaria General Hospital, where Iqbal Hossain died while undergoing treatment. Police seized the drum truck but its driver escaped, he said. The bodies have been sent to Brahmanbaria General Hospital morgue for post-mortem, he added.
December 09, 2023 11:45 UTC
GAIBANDHA, Dec 9, 2023 (BSS) - Two youths were killed as their bike hit a roadside tree in Sundarganj upazila of the district on Friday evening. The deceased were identified as Sazid Miah, 18, and Jewel Rana, 18, hailed from Rangpur district. Police said the accident took place in Hannan Mour area of the upazila around 6.00 pm when the reckless bike hit a roadside tree, leaving its rider Sazid dead on the spot and Jewel injured critically. Jewel died on the way to Sundarganj Upazila Health Complex. Officer-in-Charge of Sundarganj Police Station Azmiruzzaman confirmed the matter.
December 09, 2023 10:26 UTC
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged her party leaders and activists to be wary of attempts to undermine the upcoming 12th parliamentary elections through violence and chaos, reports bdnews24.com. Hasina, the representative of the Tungipara-Kotalipara constituency, condemned the violence perpetrated by opposition groups as part of their efforts to 'disrupt the electoral process'. She called out the "lack of leadership" within the BNP, saying, "They thought there would be no election this time. The prime minister also accused the BNP of "plotting a famine" in the country with the support of a few foreign countries. After the two-hour meeting, the premier returned to her hometown, Tungipara.
December 08, 2023 18:05 UTC
DHAKA, Dec 8, 2023 (BSS) - Salman F Rahman, advisor to the prime minister onprivate industry and investment, has participated in the "Global EconomicPolicy Forum 2023" as a panel member of global experts. The Indian Department of Economic Affairs and the Confederation of IndianIndustry (CII) jointly organised the two-day event in Delhi on December 7-8,said a press release here today. The theme of the forum was "Strategizing global prosperity amidst a poly-crisis prevailing at present". The Forum was chaired by Indian Finance and Corporate Affairs MinisterNirmala Sitharaman. Salman F Rahman addressed the forum on "Inspirations from the Growth andDevelopment Journey of Bangladesh".
December 08, 2023 17:50 UTC
The UN said Friday it hopes the multinational security force heading to Haiti to help combat violent gangs will deploy before April. Ulrika Richardson, the United Nations’ resident coordinator in Haiti, said the force should be around 2,500 strong, though the composition has not been finalised. The UN Security Council gave the go-ahead in early October for the Kenya-led mission to help the overwhelmed Haitian police. – Gang control –Rampant gang violence is just one of the challenges facing the poorest state in the Americas, whose political, economic and public health systems are in tatters. Haiti has descended into “absolute, brutal violence”, Richardson said.
December 08, 2023 17:32 UTC
Salman F Rahman, the private investment and industry advisor to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has participated in the Global Economic Policy Forum in the Indian capital New Delhi. The forum, held on Dec 7-8, was jointly organised by the Indian Department of Economic Affairs, and the Confederation of Indian Industry. Chaired by Nirmala Sitharaman, India's finance and corporate affairs minister, the forum centered around the theme of strategizing global prosperity amid a prevailing poly-crisis.
December 08, 2023 15:47 UTC
The Indian government has banned the exports of onion until March next year to increase its availability in the domestic market and rein in the prices, NDTV reports. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade, or DGFT, said the overseas sale of onion, however, would be allowed on the basis of permission granted by the government to other countries based on their request. The order took effect from Friday after it was issued on Thursday. The DGFT added that shipments of onion, whose loading had commenced before this notification, are allowed to be exported, the NDTV report added.
December 08, 2023 14:49 UTC
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged her party leaders and activists to be wary of attempts to undermine the upcoming 12th parliamentary elections through violence and chaos. Hasina, the representative of the Tungipara-Kotalipara constituency, condemned the violence perpetrated by opposition groups as part of their efforts to ‘disrupt the electoral process’. She called out the “lack of leadership” within the BNP, saying, “They thought there would be no election this time. But the election is happening.”The prime minister also accused the BNP of “plotting a famine” in the country with the support of a few foreign countries. After the two-hour meeting, the premier returned to her hometown, Tungipara.
December 08, 2023 11:34 UTC
India has extended restrictions on onion exports until the end of March next year in a bid to ensure adequate domestic availability and stabilise prices -- a move that could impact the prices of the commodity in Bangladesh. The restriction, which mandates a minimum export price of $800 per tonne, was initially implemented in October and was scheduled to be in place until Dec 31. However, on Thursday, India's Directorate General of Foreign Trade announced that the export policy would now be effective until Mar 31.
December 08, 2023 10:53 UTC
During the screening process, election officials deemed Chunnu’s nomination valid while rejecting Nasirul’s nomination papers for his failure to disclose information about a criminal case in his affidavit. On Friday, Nasirul filed an application against Chunnu’s candidature with election officials, citing ‘debt default’. “My nomination was rejected during the screening process. He argued that Chunnu’s nomination is consequently voidable under the law. Chunnu, the incumbent representative of Kishoreganj-3, is running for re-election after winning the seat in the last parliamentary elections.
December 08, 2023 10:36 UTC
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December 08, 2023 01:45 UTC
Each patient will receive a digital card where all information about doctor's appointments, health conditions, and tests will be preserved. Patients have to carry these cards while going to hospitals, where doctors will be able to access their details through the card. Initially, this health card will be distributed under a pilot project in Gopalganj’s Muksudpur and Manikganj’s Singair Upazila. After government hospitals, private hospitals and medical clinics will also be added to the initiative. The Medical Information Services or MIS of DGHS is implementing the project.
December 07, 2023 21:13 UTC
I have also read The Divine Comedy trans John Ciardi. Later in 1555 because of its recognition as an important religious work, the title became The Divine Comedy. The Divine Comedy opens its narrative on Maundy Thursday in April 1300 shortly before dawn of Good Friday and ends the Wednesday after Easter. Newsletter SignupWhat we learn with Dante’s narrator is that punishment reflects the deserts of what those in Hell are there for. The Divine Comedy has a polemic and devotional aspect.
December 07, 2023 21:06 UTC
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December 07, 2023 20:10 UTC
DHAKA, Dec 7, 2023 (BSS) - Health Minister Zahid Maleque today said the government has introduced emergency healthcare services for 24 hours at 500 public healthcare certres to reduce child and maternal mortality rate in the country. "We will introduce emergency healthcare services at 400 health centres more in phases," he told a discussion at the Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Hall here, an official release said today. Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam, Vice Chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Prof. Dr. Md. Maternal mortality rate will be reduced by 70 percent by 2030 while children mortality rate will be cut by half during the same period." He laid emphasis on stopping early marriage, encouraging institutional delivery and introduction of emergency healthcare services for round the clock to achieve the target of reducing child maternal mortality rate.
December 07, 2023 20:09 UTC