The Corona Street starts its humanitarian mission across Bangladesh led by ENA Chief



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The Corona Street starts its humanitarian mission across Bangladesh led by ENA Chief

The Corona Street starts its humanitarian mission across Bangladesh led by ENA Chief

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Corona Street Asia in Bangladesh started its journey to help Covid-19 victims through distributing food to corona affected families in Betbari union of Rangpur district led by Chief Editor of Eastern News Agency (ENA) Mr. Omar Yasser Mallick with Legal Consultant Khodeja Shifa and Team Leader Rangpur division Mohammad Rafiqul Islam to execute this humanitarian project.  Regarding the objectives of the organization Mr. Mallick said, “It will continue to work all over Bangladesh gradually under the call of Corona Street and Safe Nation to help Covid-19 victims and to supply necessary medicines and PPEs as when it requires".

The mother company is East West Connect located in Silicon Valley USA, founded by Dr.Andrey Griogoriev Chairman and Founder CEO Ivan Lakshinsky of Eastern Europe.

Ivan Lakshinsky is the creator of Corona Street and Safe-Nation, two projects that successfully keep people both informed and supported during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

In the recent past, Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State quoted in the Daily Business Ledger News of USA that Corona Street is keeping updated information of Coronavirus and serving the nation globally with valid updates of information.

According to Ivan Lakshinky, Corona Street is a one-stop platform for everyone who wants to move into a new changing world without fear, sharing own stories about new world challenges and meeting someone who could give support. The objectives are to find & support families from injustice, helping victims having inadequate food shortages and immediate medical treatment remedies.

Bangladesh was hit in early March 2020 by Covid- 19 Pandemic. Since the pandemic broke out, government of Bangladesh has taken a number of preventive measures namely closure of airports, isolation for the people coming from abroad and finally lock down the infected areas of the countries followed by general holidays. The government has also introduced various curative measure to traet the corona infected patients. Lockdown measures began from March 25 which has been extended a number of times till May 30.

Major trade and commercial activities including exports and imports are halted now. Meanwhile government has implemented a number of endowments for the pooor people both in cash and kind.    

Government has already lost huge revenue rather the expenditures have increased manifold used as the succor for the suffering masses

Corona Street Asia formed a foundation with the spirit to co-ordinate and arrange Food Relief and Medical assistance. The team supplied the Aid to Covid -19 victims of Bangladesh and initiated its mission from the Northern District of Rangpur, Bangladesh which shall gradually spread district wise and will cover all over Bangladesh to salvage the Covid- 19 victims.

Body of Kabi Nazrul College Chhatra League president recovered



Staff Correspondent, Barta24.com, Dhaka
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The body of Wasim Rana (30), president of Chhatra League unit of the capital's government Kabi Nazrul College, has been recovered.

The body was recovered from his residence in Chankharpool area of the capital on Friday (June 2) night.

Jagannath University unit Chhatra League President Ibrahim Faraji confirmed the news of his death.

It is known that Rana committed suicide at a house in Chankharpool by keeping his wife on a video call due to a marital dispute. His wife Sanjida Akhter (Jannati) is the former student affairs secretary of the college branch of the Chhatra League. Imran Hossain Babu, a classmate who recovered Rana's body, said that Rana was a first-year master's student in the Islamic History department. His village home is in Chitalmari upazila of Bagerhat district.

He also said that Rana was very upset for the last few days. I wanted to be alone. It was quiet. But he didn't say anything about what he was thinking. So I told him, friend, you should visit Cox's Bazar for some time.

Sanjida Akhter's neighbor Maidul Islam said, we call Sanjida Apu Jannati Apu. She has been married to Rana Bhai for a long time. But it was not disclosed due to political reasons. Jannati Apu hailing from Demra lived in a house in Tarabo area of Rupganj.

Rana's wife Sanjida was found crying in front of Dhaka Medical Hospital morgue at 1:30 am.

Dhaka Medical College Hospital Police Outpost In-charge (Inspector) Md. Bachchu Mia said that Rana's body is in the DMC hospital morgue. The matter has been informed to the concerned police station.

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CodersTrust to sign MoU with UPEACE on Academic Collaboration



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CodersTrust to sign MoU with UPEACE on Academic Collaboration

CodersTrust to sign MoU with UPEACE on Academic Collaboration

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Global IT training institute CodersTrust and the University for Peace-UPEACE are set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to work cooperatively to create academic programs of mutual interest.

The MoU, to be signed at the main campus of UPEACE in San Jose, Costa Rica on June 3, Saturday, will allow both institutions to promote the exchange of qualified students and to promote the exchange of faculty for joint research and teaching.

Education minister of Bangladesh Dr. Dipu Moni, MP will join the program virtually as the chief guest.

Aziz Ahmad, Chairman of CodersTrust and Fransisco Rojas Aravena, Rector of University for Peace will sign the MoU at their respective parts. Dr. Juan Carlos Sainz Borgo, Dean, University for Peace and Md. Shamsul Haque
CEO, CodersTrust will witness.

Under the MoU Both CodersTrust and UPEACE will work cooperatively to build longer term for joint courses and curriculum design that supports the expansion of CodersTrust online offerings and the training of University for Peace students in new skills development.

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48 children and teenagers trafficked to India returned home



Staff Correspondent, Barta24.com, Benapole(Jashore)
48 children and teenagers trafficked to India returned home

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The representatives of the Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner posted at Kolkata handed over 48 Bangladeshi teenagers who were trafficked to India with assurance of good work at different times through Benapole land port.

On Thursday (June 1) evening, Kolkata Deputy-High Commission Councilor Tusita Chakma handed over the smuggled Bangladeshis to the Benapole Immigration Police at the Zero Line after the formalities of the Petrapol Immigration Police in India. At this time, their relatives gathered at the border to have a glimpse of the returning children.

Justice and Care has received 25 children, Bangladesh Women Lawyers Association 15 children and Rights Jashore 8 children to provide legal assistance to returnee children. Their homes are in different areas of Jashore, Faridpur and Satkhira and Cox's Bazar districts.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Benapole Port Police Station Kamal Hossain Bhuiyan said that after the legal process, they have been handed over to 3 NGOs to be delivered to their respective family.

Rekha Biswas, the program officer of the NGO Bangladesh Women Lawyers Association, said that they have gone to India through brokers on different border routes of the country with the assurance of good work. At that time, the Indian police arrested them and put them to jail on the charge of illegal entry. Later, several Indian human rights organizations took them into custody after they were released from court to provide legal assistance. And with the cooperation of the governments of the two countries, they get the opportunity to return to the country with travel permits.

He also said that if the returned Bangladeshis seek legal assistance after identifying the smugglers, assistance will be provided.

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President leaves for Turkey to attend Erdogan's oath taking ceremony



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President Md. Shahabuddin left Dhaka on Thursday night for Ankara on a six-day official visit to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

President's press secretary Zainal Abedin said, at the invitation of the Turkish government, the president will attend the swearing-in ceremony at the presidential complex in Ankara on June 3 at 5 pm (Turkish local time).

A VVIP aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines (Flight No BG 207) President and his wife Dr. Rebekah Sultana and his entourage left Hazrat Shahjalal (RA) International Airport for Ankara Essenboga Airport at around 11 pm tonight.

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen, Dean of Diplomatic Corps, Cabinet Secretary, Chiefs of the three services, concerned secretaries and other military and civilian officials bade farewell to the President at the airport.

Arriving at Ankara airport, Bangladesh Ambassador to Turkey Amanul Haque and representatives of the Turkish Foreign Ministry will welcome the president at 4:45 am local time.

According to the schedule provided by Bangabhavan, the President will attend a formal dinner hosted by President Erdoğan at Ankara's Cankaya Palace during the visit. He is scheduled to attend several programs with high level dignitaries.

During his visit to Turkey, the President will stay at the Sheraton Ankara Hotel in Ankara.

President Sahabuddin is scheduled to return home in a VVIP flight (Flight No BG 208) on the evening of June 6.

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