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Bangladesh sending medical team, emergency food to blast-hit Beirut

Bangladesh has decided to send a medical team, emergency food and primary medical supplies to Lebanon as twin explosions devastated its capital Beirut on Tuesday evening. Bangladesh stands ready to provide any emergency support to Lebanon, if necessary, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday. Foreign Minister Dr AK …

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2 Bangladeshi killed, 21 Bangladesh Navy crews injured in Beirut blast

Two Bangladesh nationals were killed in the explosion in Lebanon’s capital on Tuesday. Bangladesh Embassy in Beirut confirmed it citing hospital source. The Embassy also urged all to inform the Embassy through its hotline number if they come to know any more casualties. Besides, twenty-one members of Bangladesh Navy were …

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Govt aims to revive pandemic-hit tourism

Bangladesh is planning to restart tourism in line with the health and safety protocols after the Covid-19 pandemic laid waste to the tourism industry, inflicting major financial loss. A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) prepared in this regard is awaiting government approval. Meanwhile, the Cox’s Bazar district administration is planning to …

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Bangladesh records 2,960 new Covid-19 cases, 35 deaths

Bangladesh’s officially confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 229,185 on Tuesday after the health authorities announced detection of 2,960 new patients. “In the last 24 hours, 35 patients have died, pushing up the death tally to 3,000,” Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana …

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Bangladesh receives 10 locomotives from India

Bangladesh on Monday received 10 broad gauge locomotives from India in another move of raising railway cooperation in connectivity front between the two neighboring countries sharing more than 4000 km border, the fifth-longest land border in the world. The Indian government provided the locomotives under its grant assistance progrmme in …

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Bangladesh reports 2,772 new Covid-19 cases, 37 deaths

Bangladesh’s officially confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 2,26,225 on Monday after the health authorities announced the detection of 2,772  new patients. “In the last 24 hours, 37 patients have died, pushing up the death tally to 2,965,” Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr …

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Bangladesh calls for affordable access to coronavirus vaccines

Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN Rabab Fatima has highlighted the need for making the Covid-19 vaccines available, affordable, and distributing those equitably to all countries that need those most. “A fair equity principle is needed to ensure this,” she said adding that developments in regard to various vaccine …

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