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Update : 21 Oct 2023, 08:01 PM

Dengue: Death toll rises to 1,246 with 20 more deaths in 24hr

Twenty more deaths were reported from dengue in 24 hours till Saturday morning, raising the fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease in Bangladesh to 1,246 this year.

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File image of a child with his mother at the Mugda Medical College and Hospital on Saturday, September 16, 2023. Photo: Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

PM Hasina: BNP-Jamaat won't be allowed to resort to anarchy in name of movement

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday warned against any sort of anarchy and vandalism in the name of movement, saying her government will not tolerate destructive activities.

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Caption: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addressing a Lawyers’ Grand Rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka on Saturday, October 21, 2023. Photo: BSS

Report: Road accidents claim 21 lives daily

The Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity said that an average of 21 people died due to road accidents every day from 2015 to 2022.

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The image shows firefighters working to bring the blaze on the bus under control after it killed two people in Gopalganj on Friday, September 29, 2023. Photo: Dhaka Tribune

First aid trucks enter besieged Gaza from Egypt

The first aid trucks arrived in the war-torn Gaza Strip from Egypt on Saturday, AFP journalists said, bringing desperately needed humanitarian relief to the Hamas-controlled Palestinian enclave under Israeli siege.

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Metro rail security: DMP commissioner outlines strategy

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Habibur Rahman has clarified the protocol for handling untoward incidents on the metro rail route from Uttara North station to Agargaon station in the capital.

An aerial view of metro rail in Dhaka`s Bangla Motor area. Photo: Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Will second IMF loan tranche be easily attained by Bangladesh?

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is relaxing loan conditions for Bangladesh. During the visit by the IMF mission, there has been a positive outlook regarding the disbursement of the second installment of a $681 million loan in favor of Bangladesh. 

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Representational image. Photo: Collected

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