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Jamuna Group Chairman Babul dies of COVID-19 in Bangladesh

Jamuna Group Chairman Babul dies of COVID-19 in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jul 13 (UNI) Jamuna Group Chairman Md Nurul Islam Babul has died from coronavirus.

He was 74.

Babul, also the owner of the Daily Jugantor and Jamuna Television, breathed his last at Evercare Hospital in Dhaka on Monday afternoon.

He left behind his wife and three sons and many well-wishers to mourn his death.

Earlier on June 14, Babul tested positive for coronavirus and was admitted to the hospital.

His wife Salma Islam is a member of the national parliament. She was also a former State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Ministry.

Jamuna Group is one of the largest Bangladeshi industrial conglomerates. The industries under the conglomerate include textiles, chemicals, leather, motor cycles, consumer products, media, and advertisement.

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Global nCoV cases surpasses 20 2 mln

Global nCoV cases surpasses 20 2 mln

12 Aug 2020 | 11:38 AM

Washington, Aug 12 (UNI) The number of global novel Coronavirus cases has surpassed 20.2 million on Wednesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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Indo-Bangla communication to reduce the cost of commerce: says Indian envoy

12 Aug 2020 | 12:33 AM

Dhaka, Aug 11 (UNI) Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das said the existing excellent bilateral relations between Bangladesh and India and commencement of recent communication
(rail and internal river routes) would help reduction of the cost of commerce.

She made the remarks while addressing a webinar on economic resurrection in India-Bangladesh partnership in
post-Covid world. Indian High Commission in Dhaka and India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry(IBCCI) jointly organized the event here today (Aug 11).

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Lithuania ready to grant asylum to Belarusian oppo: Interior Ministry

11 Aug 2020 | 10:24 PM

Vilinus, Aug 11 (UNI) At least two Iraqi border guard officers were killed by a Turkish drone strike in the country's northern province of Erbil, the country's security forces said on Tuesday.

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EU may impose sanctions on Belarus: German FM

11 Aug 2020 | 10:11 PM

Brussels, Aug 11 (UNI) German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas indicated on Tuesday that the European Union may reimpose sanctions against Belarus in the wake of the recent presidential elections.

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US clearing away last obstacles to Afghanistan peace talks : State Dept

11 Aug 2020 | 10:06 PM

Washington, Aug 11 (Sputnik) The United States is optimistic about the prospects for holding intra-Afghan peace talks as the few remaining obstacles are currently being removed, US Ambassador Henry Ensher said on Wednesday.

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