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Update : 18 Jan 2024, 10:01 AM

Gold price hits all-time high in Bangladesh

The price of 22-carat gold has hit Tk1,12,440 per bhori, the highest in the history of Bangladesh.

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File image of Gold jewellery Photo: Dhaka Tribune

Contradictory statements arise over Manikganj ferry capsize

The capsize of the Rajnigandha ferry near Paturia Ghat in Manikganj has led to conflicting statements from both truck drivers aboard the vessel and officials from the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC).

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A rescue team works to retrieve trucks from the river after the ferry sank in the Padma River near Manikganj with nine trucks on board, on Wednesday, January 17, 2024. Photo: Dhaka Tribune

Mercury dips below 11°C in 16 dists

As the country reels from a mild cold wave, the temperature in 16 districts dropped below 11°C. 

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File image of a cold, foggy morning. Photo: Dhaka Tribune

Pakistan recalls envoy from Iran after 'unprovoked' missile strikes

Pakistan recalled its ambassador from neighbouring Iran on Wednesday to protest at a "blatant breach" of its sovereignty after Tehran said it launched missile attacks on militant bases in southwestern Pakistan.

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File photo: An Iranian missile system is displayed during an unveiling ceremony at a naval base in Konarak on December 24, 2023. Photo: Reuters

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