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157 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

Some 157 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning. Fifty-eight of them were hospitalised in Dhaka, the Directorate General of Health Services said in a regular update. Bangladesh was hit by a massive outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease this year. The large number of patients overwhelmed the country’s medical services. Since January, 98,086 people were hospitalised with dengue. Of them, 97,122 made full recovery. Currently, 713 patients, including...

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Shaheed Nur Hossain Day today

Shaheed Nur Hossain Day, a red-letter day to restore democracy in the country, is being observed today with due solemnity, reports BSS. On this day in 1987, Awami Juba League (AJL) leader Nur Hossain, who imprinted his bare chest and back with the slogans “Free democracy” and “Down with autocracy”, embraced martyrdom in police firing...