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    UN members urged to aid families of journalists killed by COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:08pm on February 27, 2021

    The Press Emblem Campaign has called on all United Nations member states to extend financial aid to the families of media staff who died of...

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    CPJ suggests probe into Mushtaq’s death

    New Age Online | Updated at 06:50pm on February 26, 2021

    The United States-based organisation Committee to Protect Journalists suggested the Bangladeshi authorities should conduct a swift, transparent, and independent investigation into the death of writer...

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    Two dead as Myanmar police open fire on protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 07:26pm on February 20, 2021

    At least two were killed in Myanmar’s second largest city as security forces fired live rounds on protestors, emergency workers and doctors said Saturday —...

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    Journalist Shaheen Reza Noor passes away

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 05:22pm on February 13, 2021

    Eminent journalist and former president of ‘Projonmo-71’, Shaheen Reza Noor passed away at a hospital in Vancouver, Canada at about 10:40am (Bangladesh time) on Saturday,...

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    200 missing in India after glacier burst causes flash flooding

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 06:19pm on February 07, 2021

    At least 200 people are missing in northern India after a piece of Himalayan glacier fell into a river, causing a torrent that buried two...

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    484 killed in road accidents in January: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:51pm on February 06, 2021

    At least 484 people were killed and 673 injured in 427 road accidents in January, said a report on Saturday. In the month, 14 more...

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    133 journos die of COVID-19 in Jan in world

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:04pm on February 03, 2021

    Geneva-based Press Emblem Campaign announced on Wednesday that 133 more journalists and media workers died of COVID-19 in 63 countries in January. With this 133,...

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    Five die after taking toxic liquor in Bogura

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Bogura | Updated at 09:27pm on February 01, 2021

    At least five people died after taking spurious liquor in Phulbari and Katnarpara area in Bogura on Sunday night. The deceased were Ramzan Ali, 60,...

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    Indian medical student ‘commits suicide’ in Rajshahi

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 08:44pm on January 23, 2021

    An Indian medical student allegedly committed suicide at Barind Medical College in Rajshahi early Saturday. The deceased is Zafar Sharif, a fifth semester student at...

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    Four of a family die in Narayanganj fire

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Narayanganj | Updated at 08:09pm on January 23, 2021

    Four members of a family died in a fire incident presumably caused by electric cables in Kumartek area of Rupganj upazila on Friday night. The...