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Bangladesh writer Mushtaq’s death in police custody triggers protests

Dhaka, Feb 26 (UNI) Activists of different left-leaning students' organisations blocked Shahbagh intersection in the capital on Friday, protesting the death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed in police custody.
They alleged that writer and blogger Mushtaq Ahmed died on Thursday following "excessive torture" in Kashimpur High Security Prison in Gazipur, and demanded justice.
Progressive Students' Alliance brought out a procession from TSC area around 11am, paraded Shahbagh and Paribagh, and later blocked the Shahbagh intersection, creating traffic congestion there and nearby roads.
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Bitcoin nosedives by almost 12 pc

Bitcoin nosedives by almost 12 pc

18 Apr 2021 | 10:49 PM

Washington, Apr 18 (UNI) Bitcoin value fell by almost 12 per cent during the past 24 hours to trade at around USD 54,916 early on Sunday.

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TLP members take hostage security personnel, 'brutalize' DSP

18 Apr 2021 | 6:38 PM

Islamabad, Apr 18 (UNI) Members of the recently banned Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) outfit tortured a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and took him
along with four other security personnel hostage on Sunday, said local media reports.

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NASA to attempt first controlled flight on Mars on Monday

NASA to attempt first controlled flight on Mars on Monday

18 Apr 2021 | 4:23 PM

New Delhi, Apr 18 (UNI) American space agency NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter is likely to make its first take off attempt on Monday.

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Helicopter crash kills five soldiers in Peru: Armed Forces

Helicopter crash kills five soldiers in Peru: Armed Forces

18 Apr 2021 | 9:08 AM

Lima, Apr 18 (UNI) At least five Peruvian servicemen died in a helicopter crash in the country's Department of Cusco, the Joint Command of the Armed Forces of Peru (CCFFAA) said.

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US, China agree to work together to tackle climate crisis: Joint Statement

US, China agree to work together to tackle climate crisis: Joint Statement

18 Apr 2021 | 8:49 AM

Washington, Apr 18 (UNI) China and the United States have agreed to cooperate on the issue of climate change, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and China Special Envoy for Climate Change Xie Zhenhua said in a joint statement after their Shanghai talks.

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