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COVID woes prompt more states to require financial literacy courses | Education

Studies have long shown that high school students are woefully misinformed about personal finances and how to manage them. But the COVID-19 pandemic, which has revealed how many American adults are living on the financial edge, has spurred ongoing efforts to make financial literacy classes a school requirement. Seven states now require a stand-alone financial […]

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Final evaluation of the project: Improving WASH services for the Myanmar refugee population in Camps 15 (Jamtoli) and 16 (Potibonia), Ukhiya Upazila, Cox’s Bazar – Bangladesh

ABSTRACT Applying both quantitative and qualitative tools and approaches, the final assessment was conducted in February 2022. It covers 415 respondent households from Camps 15 and 16 – data collection done with tablets in KoBo. The samples were drawn systematically. First, the sample size was determined according to the most common statistical formula.The objectives of […]

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Ramadan lessons give Hyde food for thought – Quest Media Network

The community gathered in Hyde, thanks to members of the Bangladeshi community, to learn more about the meaning and reasons for Ramadan. Former Imam, Kamal Uddin, attended the event at the local POP community center, to explain how Muslims fast to feel what those who are hungry feel, by not eating during the day, throughout […]

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Making travel tech-savvy – News

Ralph Melis, co-founder of ExploreTECH, a digital marketplace for the hospitality and travel industry, on the new venture creating a technology space for optimal search for buyers and sellers Published: Fri 29 April 2022, 09:00 Many businesses in the hospitality and travel industry are missing out on innovative solutions that could greatly benefit their business, […]

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“Buy now, pay later” plans come with pricey catches

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) plans are increasingly being offered as a convenient credit alternative that allows purchases to be made in installments, typically four payments over six weeks. The so-called “fintech” (financial technology) companies that offer these plans often advertise them as offering consumers interest-free payments without impacting credit scores. But consumer groups and […]

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Two months after the start of the war, food insecurity continues to grow – World

By Mario LubetkinThis is an editorial by Mario Lubetkin, FAO Assistant Director-General ROME, Apr 27 2022 (IPS) – Two months after the start of the war, on February 24, the data on the substantial increase in the cost of food products, the rise in prices and shortages of fertilizers, the destruction of land and plantations […]

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Sustainable travel: Africa in the lead with the ban on single-use plastics

There is a collective effort around the world to phase out the use and production of single-use plastic. In 2002, Bangladesh was the first country to ban single-use thin plastic. Several countries have followed suit by imposing a partial or complete ban on the use of plastic or by levying a tax on each single-use […]

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The CFPB announces its intention to supervise more non-banking establishments; Ballard Spahr will host a webinar on May 11 on Director Chopra’s first six months in office

The CFPB announces that it plans to invoke its “dormant authority” to oversee non-banks engaged in conduct that poses a risk to consumers. Along with the announcement, the CFPB has issued a procedure regulation regarding the confidentiality of proceedings in which the CFPB invokes such authority. These steps by the CFPB are noteworthy for two […]

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BBS and Robi team up for the first digital population census

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has selected leading digital service provider Robi as the digital connectivity provider to conduct the country’s first-ever digital census. BBS will conduct the Sixth Population and Housing Census digitally from June 15-21. The Project Manager for the 2022 National Population and Housing Census, Md Dilder Hossain, and Robi Commercial […]

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BBS and Robi team up for a digital population census

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has chosen Robi as the digital connectivity provider to conduct the country’s first-ever digital population census. The BBS will conduct the sixth population and housing census digitally from June 15 to June 21, 2022, a press release said. To this end, Md Dilder Hossain, Project Manager for the 2022 […]

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Single mum in £10,000 debt despite working her whole life as cost of living soars

A single mother has racked up £10,000 in debt due to the cost of living crisis affecting families across the UK. June Butterworth, 44, had to go from her job as a caregiver, a job she had had all her working life, to a housekeeper working reduced hours in a care home to look after […]

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Addressing food security and climate change through regenerative agriculture

Bangladesh must gradually shift to regenerative agriculture to limit the impacts of environmental and climate vulnerabilities to ensure food security for a growing population April 24, 2022, 10:45 a.m. Last modification: April 24, 2022, 10:47 a.m. Bangladesh’s growing population and shrinking available arable land will increasingly threaten food security. “> population and shrinking available arable […]

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Repairs to Dhaka-Ctg highway, roadside markets may cause travel issues during Eid

In addition, the prohibited three-wheelers, which still drive on the roads from time to time and are the cause of several accidents, pose additional problems. “Once a blockage forms, it is not easily resolved. The situation causes extreme suffering among the passengers. It often takes six to eight hours to cross a two-hour route,” said […]

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How access to earned wages can mark the end of predatory lending

Can you handle an unexpected expense with your salary? According to a recent study by E&Y, only 29% of urban Indians said they are able to meet unexpected expenses with their salary, while the majority still live paycheck to paycheck. This essentially points to gaps in financial resilience in the context of the pandemic, larger […]

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Assistants: Florida Bride and Caterer Served Marijuana Food | app

LONGWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A 42-year-old Florida bride and her 31-year-old caterer are accused of serving food containing marijuana to unsuspecting guests at a wedding reception. The women were arrested Monday following an investigation by the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, court records show. The two women were charged with tampering, culpable negligence and delivery of […]

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Dubai unemployment rate at just 0.5% as population crosses 3.5million mark – Reuters

Population increase is attributed to an influx of foreigners Published: Thu 21 April 2022, 18:15 Dubai’s population passed the 3.5 million mark in April, according to the latest data from the Dubai Statistics Centre. Data showed the emirate’s population has grown by more than 100,000 since 2020, despite the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. The […]

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Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in population living in high and low density gradient areas in Dhaka, Bangladesh

This article was originally published here Too Med Infect Dis. 2022 Mar 25;7(4):53. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed7040053. ABSTRACT Community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in densely populated countries has been a concern since the start of the pandemic. Evidence for community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 based on population density gradient and socioeconomic status (SES) is limited. In June-September 2020, we […]

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Themelooks launches online food ordering and delivery system in wordpress marketplace

“Online food ordering and delivery system for wordpress” An online food ordering and delivery system with an easy one-click print option. Easily receive and manage pickup and delivery orders as well as delivery-only or pickup-only orders. FoodBook – Online Food Ordering & Delivery System WordPress Plugin allows you to easily manage your food ordering work. […]

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Scientists find evidence of the largest earthquake in human history

Archaeologists have found evidence of the largest known earthquake in human history – a terrifying 9.5 magnitude mega-earthquake that caused an 8,000 kilometer long tsunami and prompted human populations to abandon nearby coasts for 1,000 years, new study finds. The earthquake struck about 3,800 years ago in what is now northern Chile when a tectonic […]

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IPL 2022: Delhi Capitals player tests positive, team delays trip to Pune – News

Team physio Patrick Farhart tested positive last week Delhi Capitals Head Coach Ricky Ponting during the game against Royal Challengers Bangalore. (BCCI) By ANI Published: Mon 18 Apr 2022, 15:00 A Delhi Capitals squad player has tested positive for Covid-19, forcing the franchise to delay their trip to Pune for the upcoming IPL 2022 clash […]

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Emirates News Agency – World Food Program becomes strategic partner of ‘1 Billion Meals’ initiative

DUBAI, 18th April, 2022 (WAM) — The 1 Billion Meals initiative, the largest campaign of its kind in the region to provide food support to disadvantaged and vulnerable communities in 50 countries, is supported by the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), as well as international, regional and local partners. These partners play an important […]

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United Arab Emirates: Can a travel ban be imposed on outstanding loans? – News

I plan to liquidate some of my assets at home, but it will take time Case Published: Sun 17 Apr 2022, 10:41 AM Last update: Sun 17 Apr 2022, 10:27 PM Question: I am a resident of Dubai and recently lost my job. I have an outstanding personal loan of 30,000 Dh and credit card […]

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Why Tax Refund Loans Are Bad: Fees, Interest, and Risk

Last-minute declarants endeavor to send their declarations to the Internal Revenue Service by the 2021 tax year deadline on Monday, April 18 — and are likely looking forward to a big check via their tax refund. Some tax firms or other lenders may offer the option of accessing these funds earlier, in the form of […]

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Bangladesh will not face food shortage, says agriculture minister

FE REPORT | Published: April 16, 2022 9:37:09 a.m. There will be no food shortage in the country as the government has given highest priority to food security, Agriculture Minister Dr. Mohammad Abdur Razzaque said on Friday. “The country has seen an increase in food production despite the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic, as the […]

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Train trip to Eastern Regional Corridor fails in schedule

Government dithers as BR asks for two more years to complete railway linking Ghundum FHM HUMAYAN KABIR | Published: April 16, 2022 08:23:29 | Update: April 18, 2022 8:51:29 PM Senior government officials have called for the megaproject on the Bazar-Ramu-Ghundum Dohazari-Cox road to be completed faster now that Bangladesh Railway is seeking two more […]

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Advantages and disadvantages of debt consolidation

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are our own. If you have high-interest debt, it may […]

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Taj Mahal close moonlight viewing during Ramzan, Agra

The Taj Mahal is a wonder of the world and attracts thousands and thousands of tourists from all over the world every year. A good number of tourists visit Agra during the full moon period just to witness the beauty of the Taj Mahal by moonlight. Those who have seen the monument bathed in moonlight […]

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Population census of June 15, digitally

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) is set to conduct its sixth population and housing census digitally for the first time from June 15-21. The BBS made the announcement during a press briefing at the National Economic Council yesterday. For all the latest news, follow the Daily Star’s Google News channel. “Around 3.7 lakh surveyors […]

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The tropics are experiencing an increase in population and pollution

The world is experiencing a boom in megacities. According to the United Nations, there are currently around 30 urban areas in the world with populations greater than 10 million, mainly in Southeast Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The UN expects the number of these so-called megacities to increase over the next decade, especially in […]

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The country’s first digital population and housing census project has been reduced by Tk186.11C

For the first time in its history, the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) is going to launch the Population and Household Census 2022 project in a digital system or the Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) method. In addition, the latest Geographic Information System (GIS) method will be used in this census for the very first […]

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Much of Europe remains at CDC’s highest travel risk as other regions improve

By Forrest Brown and Marnie Hunter | CNN For the third week in a row, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not added a single new destination to its highest-risk Tier 4 category for travel. In fact, seven destinations in Asia and the Caribbean have moved to the CDC’s lowest-risk category for […]

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Three-digit interest rates could be banned similar to payday lenders law

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Kentucky law allows triple-digit interest rates on certain loans. The logic of the 1960s law was simple. Consumers have the option of paying the price in cash or the price on credit, but the price on credit can more than double the total bill. When Big O Tires applied for a […]

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Abu Dhabi develops integrated food security and agriculture data platform – News

The platform will feature an integrated dashboard to monitor local, regional and global food security situations Case Published: Mon 11 Apr 2022, 12:03 The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Security Authority (ADAFSA) has launched a strategic project to develop an integrated food security and agriculture data platform. This in collaboration with actors from the public […]

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Government concerned about rapid growth of Rohingya population in Bangladesh camps

The government is concerned about the rapid growth of the Rohingya population in the Cox’s Bazar camps with an average of 35,000 new births registered each year in the families of forcibly displaced Burmese nationals and refugees in Bangladesh. The issue was discussed at a meeting of the “National Coordination, Management and Policing Committee for […]

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Cuba covers 89.6% of the population vaccinated against Covid-19

According to statistics from April 8, the Minsap informed that a total of 35,519,808 doses of the local vaccines Soberana 02, Soberana Plus and Abdala have been administered so far. The first dose was administered to at least 10,642,040 citizens, including those recovering from Covid-19 (a disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2), who received a […]

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Passengers must present IDs or birth certificates to travel by launch for Eid

The new rule will be imposed for mass movement in an orderly manner and to limit the possibility of accidents, the minister said on Sunday. Launch authorities will keep a record of NID cards or birth certificate numbers and those who have not yet obtained a NID will be required to keep a photocopy of […]

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compared to create or go beyond are dangerous, and studies nationwide show that each of them brings

compared to create or go beyond are dangerous, and studies nationwide show that each of them brings Less Complicated Seashore Home Shield May Increase Pacific Circumstances to Combat Overfishing Maui senator is campaigning once again to develop serious salary advancement increases The Hawaiian islands today produce motorboat loan companies to […]

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Lessons from Sri Lanka’s Smart Farmingax – The Island

By Dr. Manoj Thibbotuwawa Sri Lanka hosts the fifth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) on March 30, 2022. Established in 1997, BIMSTEC is a seven-member regional organization comprising Bangladesh, Bhutan , India, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand. BIMSTEC pays particular attention to agriculture and food […]

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World News | Nepal rolls out typhoid vaccine for population under 15

Kathmandu [Nepal]Apr 08 (ANI): Nepal has launched a new immunization campaign by introducing Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV) in the routine immunization program targeting people aged 15 months to 15 years. The typhoid vaccination campaign has started with the support of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations International Children’s Fund […]

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95% of the target population fully vaccinated: Ministry of Health

According to the country’s population, more than 75% of the population have been vaccinated against Covid-19, according to the minister A B April 08, 2022, 10:50 p.m. Last modification: April 09, 2022, 11:50 a.m. File photo of Health Minister Zahid Maleque. “> File photo of Health Minister Zahid Maleque. 95% of the target population has […]

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CBDC will take years, not months, to grow, says Yellen

Design and engineering challenges inherent in developing a U.S. central bank digital currency (CBDC) will take years, not months, says Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Thursday at the American University of Washington. The event marked the first time Yellen publicly aired his views on digital assets since President Joe Biden issued an executive order last […]

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World News | Experts to visit Ukraine to identify war dead

The Hague, April 8 (AP) An international organization formed to identify the dead and missing from the Balkan conflicts of the 1990s is preparing to send a team of forensic experts to Ukraine as the death toll rises further of six weeks after the start of the war caused by the Russian invasion. Kyiv authorities […]

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Don’t blame organic farming for the food crisis

Yet another IPCC (United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) warning of dire consequences if the world does not correct its course and pursue a low-carbon path. This means drastically reducing our dependence on all fossil fuels, among a range of other impactful measures. An Asian country has attempted this by announcing the ban on […]

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To promote travel between the two countries, Japan recognized India’s COVAXIN

Effective April 10, Japan will recognize India’s COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN, manufactured by Bharat Biotech, to facilitate travel between India and Japan. “Effective April 10, 2022, the Government of Japan is adding the locally designed and manufactured COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN by Bharat Biotech of India as one of the recognized vaccines for 1st and 2nd doses […]

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UK Buyers at Westfield Shopping Centers Benefit from BNPL Option

Customers at more than a dozen stores in London’s Westfield shopping centers and Stratford City can now use a buy it now, pay later (BNPL) option when shopping, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday (April 6). Clearpay Finance Solutions, a payment processing provider based in Manchester, England, has partnered with shopping center owner Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield SE. The report […]

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Expo 2020 Dubai: Not a single case of food poisoning reported in 6 months – News

3.5 million food shipments were imported from 114 countries for the global exhibition Dubai Municipality/Twitter Published: Wed 6 Apr 2022, 11:53 AM The Dubai Municipality inspected and cleared around 3.5 million tons of imported food for Expo 2020 Dubai from 114 countries. Food Safety Department teams checked shipments for compliance with approved requirements and specifications; […]

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Bangladesh: Population Movement Operation Update Report, Emergency Appeal No. MDRBD018 (EPoA Update No. 13) – Bangladesh

Operation Update Summary The Population Movement Operation (PMO) completed its five years of operation in December 2021. This operation update is a comprehensive 5-year report for the period March 2017 to December 2021 reflecting the legacy phase of the PMO and serving as a means of transition to the new revised Emergency Appeal for 2022-2024. […]

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Launch of the Mexico-Bangladesh Trade Platform | The star of the day

Star Activity Report Wed Apr 6 2022 12:00 AM Last updated on: Wed Apr 6 2022 4:32 AM FBCCI President Md Jashim Uddin was addressing a webinar organized by the Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology (COMCE) on Monday evening. Photo: Collected “> FBCCI President Md Jashim Uddin was addressing a webinar […]

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Travel to UAE: Emirates speeds up flights to destination due to high demand – News

The Indian Ocean destination eased entry restrictions for travelers last month File By web office Published: Tue, 5 Apr 2022, 12:30 PM Last update: Tue, 5 Apr 2022, 12:32 PM Emirates will operate two daily flights on its flagship A380 aircraft to Mauritius from July 1, 2022 to meet increased travel demand to the island […]

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Bankruptcy And Employment | On your debt

Will bankruptcy affect my job? A question frequently asked by our clients who are considering declaring bankruptcy is whether or not it will affect their employment. The answer According to 11 U.S. Code § 525, neither a government nor a private employer “shall terminate the employment of a person who is or has been a […]

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Nearly everyone in the world breathes harmful air, says WHO

Almost every person on the planet is exposed to air pollution that exceeds safe limits, the World Health Organization has warned as it launched a new air quality database. Ninety-nine percent of people were breathing air that sometimes or always exceeded harmful levels, the health body said on Monday, highlighting the urgent need to reduce […]

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Spreading Indonesia’s identity through “Rendang” as 50 delicious dishes of the world

Recently, the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Center released its annual report on the state of Southeast Asia which, among other things, revealed that Vietnamese distrust of China remains very high. Given China’s actions in the South China Sea and the long history between the two countries, it’s understandable why the negative view of China is so prevalent. […]

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Maldives remains top travel destination for GCC travelers in 2022 – News

Published: Mon 4 Apr 2022, 11:43 AM Last update: Mon 4 Apr 2022, 11:45 AM Most countries have now relaxed travel restrictions imposed at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Maldives, a popular travel destination known for its sunny beaches and blue waters, is poised for an influx of tourism after the ease of […]

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Almost everyone in the world breathes polluted air, says WHO

99% of the people on Earth breathe air containing too many pollutants, the World Health Organization said on Monday, blaming poor air quality for millions of deaths each year. New data from the United Nations health agency has shown that all corners of the globe are dealing with air pollution, although the problem is much […]

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Food prices will remain stable during Ramadan

Star Activity Report Sun Apr 3 2022 12:00 AM Last updated on: Sun Apr 3 2022 12:14 AM People are seen buying vegetables and other groceries at Town Hall Bazar in Mohammadpur, Dhaka. Commodity companies promised yesterday that the cost of essential goods would remain stable during the month of Ramadan. However, prices were already […]

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“Where Muslim population is larger, SC/ST reservation is over”, Sudhanshu Trivedi gives example of Kashmir-UMA

New Delhi: Recently, the central government had filed an affidavit telling the Supreme Court that state governments in states where Hindus have small populations can grant them minority status. Since then, the debate on the Minority Policy Amendment has begun. A televised debate on the same issue saw heated arguments between BJP Rajya Sabha member […]

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Prevalence of blindness and its determinants in the Bangladeshi adult population: results of a national cross-sectional survey

This article was originally published here BMJ open. 2022 Apr 1;12(4):e052247. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-052247. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of blindness and its determinants in the Bangladeshi adult population. STUDY DESIGN: A population-based cross-sectional survey conducted at the household level with national representation. Samples were drawn from the 2011 […]

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UAE-India trip: Residents hail decision to scrap PCR tests for vaccinated passengers – Reuters

UAE added to India’s list of countries from which Certificate of Completion of Immunization Schedule is recognized File photo Published: Fri 1 April 2022, 17:05 Indian expats in the UAE are hailing the move where fully vaccinated passengers in the country do not need to take a Covid PCR test while traveling to India. Previously, […]