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Faridpur Zila Parishad chairman dies from Covid-19

Faridpur Zila Parishad Chairman and Awami League district unit vice-president Md Lokman Hossain Mridha died from coronavirus at a city hospital in Dhaka on Friday. He was 77. Hossain breathed his last at 11:00 am at Sheikh Russel Gastroliver Institute & Hospital, Mohakhali while undergoing treatment there, said Faridpur Deputy Commissioner Atul Sarkar. Hossain was admitted to Faridpur Medical College Hospital on June 22 and tested positive for coronavirus the next day, said his personal secretary Rezaul Karim Mithu. Later...

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Amu named coordinator of 14-party alliance

Veteran politician Amir Hossain Amu has taken the charge of coordinator and spokesman for the Awami League-led 14-party Grand Alliance. He succeeds Awami League stalwart Mohammed Nasim who had been serving in the role until his death on June 12. The ruling party's General Secretary Obaidul Quader announced the appointment of Amu in a media...