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Everything that made the headlines today

Update : 23 Jan 2024, 08:00 PM

Education Minister addresses controversy over ‘Sharifa’s story’ in textbook

Education Minister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel on Tuesday addressed the media regarding the ongoing controversy over a story featured in a textbook.

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Education Minister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel. Photo: Collected

PM Hasina seeks more investments from Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought more investments from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in Bangladesh to march ahead with the measures taken by her government for the socio-economic advancement of the countrymen.

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The image shows Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and KSA Ambassador to Bangladesh Essa Yousef Essa Alduhailan at a meeting in Ganabhaban on Tuesday, January 23, 2024. Photo: PID

Metro services halted: Police hunt culprit in cable-throwing incident

The police are looking for a person who threw a dish cable on metro rail electric wires, which caused services to be suspended for around 15 minutes.

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

Famine looming in Gaza as death toll hits 25,490

The World Food Program (WFP) said on Tuesday that very little food assistance has made it beyond southern Gaza since the start of the conflict and that the risk of pockets of famine in the Palestinian enclave remained.

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Palestinians fleeing Khan Younis, due to the Israeli ground operation, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Hamas, arrive in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, January 22, 2024. Photo: Reuters

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