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Experts for conducting study to understand vaccine performance

As Bangladesh is now administering four types of Covid vaccines without joining the trial of any of those health experts suggest conducting a comprehensive study to know their comparative performances and the longevity of antibodies they produce.They said some small studies have been conducted by different organisations in the country...

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Three gang members held with arms

Detectives have arrested three suspected members of an inter-district robber gang with arms in connection with robbery on Mouchak flyover in the city and Sanarpar area in Narayanganj district.The arrestees are Jalil Molla, Riyaj and Dipu.Additional Commissioner (DB) AKM Hafeez Akhter at a press briefing at DMP Media Centre said...

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New edn curriculum likely to face many challenges

Experts have welcomed the education curriculum planned by the government, but they see challenges in its implementation and doubt how much the country is ready for the new system, reports bdnews24.com.The government will roll out the new curriculum in 2022 and by 2025 students will experience a new world of...

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Goods transporters threaten work abstention next week

Goods transporters have threatened to go for a two-day work abstention next week unless their 10-point demand, including carrying out neutral probe into killing of transporters and simplifying driving licence-issuing process, are not met by the authorities concerned by Sunday.The warning came at a press briefing, organised at the National...

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Police charge baton on e-orange clients

Police charged baton on aggrieved customers and resellers of online marketplace e-orange, as they tried to block the road near Matsya Bhaban area in the capital on Thursday.After forming a human-chain in front of the National Press Club, demanding refund of their money, the customers and resellers of the platform...

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Two-day int'l confce on business starts at DU tomorrow

The Faculty of Business Studies of Dhaka University (DU) will organise the two-day 5th International Conference on Business and Economics on September 25-26.This year the theme of the conference is 'business and economy in the new normal landscape.'The aim of the conference is to bring together academics and professionals under...

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Obituary of Zohra Islam

Zohra Islam, wife of Md Matiul Islam, former finance secretary, died of cardiac arrest at United Hospital in the city on Wednesday. She was 83, says a press release.She left behind husband, two daughters, five grandchildren and a host of relatives and well-wishers to mourn her death. Zohra's namaz-e-janaza will...

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Weather (24-09-2021)

Light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind are likely to occur at a few places over Chattogram division until 6:00 pm today (Friday), according to Met office.The sun sets in the city today (Friday) at 5:55 pm and will rise tomorrow (Saturday) at 5:48 am.

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