Students block road, city dwellers suffer

Staff Reporter :
Students of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University (DU) blocked Nilkhet intersection in capital on Wednesday protesting ...

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Uncertainty over launching company-based buses in city

Staff Reporter  :
Though there was a plan to launch company-based buses in the capital city by upcoming April, the needed ...

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CEC, EC secretary among 9 sued over CCC polls

UNB, Chattogram :
BNP\'s defeated mayoral candidate in the recently-held elections to the Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) Dr Shahadat Hossain on ...

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Duty exemption to produce jute-based pulp urged

Staff Reporter :
The entrepreneurs of the jute sector want policy support for producing jute-based pulp using modern technologies from local ...

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Exams of 7 DU-affiliated colleges to continue

UNB, Dhaka :
Amid demonstrations by the students of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University (DU) protesting the postponement of their ...

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Eminent banker Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled dies

UNB, Dhaka :
Eminent banker Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled died in a city hospital in the city early on Wednesday morning ...

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12th anniv of Pilkhana carnage today

UNB, Dhaka :
The 12th anniversary of the atrocious carnage at the Pilkhana BDR (now BGB) headquarters in the capital will ...

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Akash Tori\' joins Biman\'s fleet

News Desk :
A brand new Dash 8-400 aircraft has been added to the Biman Bangladesh Airlines fleet on Wednesday evening.
Prime ...

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Forex reserve hits new record of $44b

Staff Reporter :
The country\'s foreign exchange reserves hit a new record of $44.02 billion on Wednesday thanks to the upward ...

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Johnson & Johnson\'s one-dose vaccine works well

The New York Times :
The one-shot coronavirus vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson provides strong protection against severe disease and ...

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Johnson & Johnson\'s one-dose vaccine works well

The New York Times :
The one-shot coronavirus vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson provides strong protection against severe disease and ...


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Science and Technology Affairs Minister Architect Yafesh Osman inaugurates \'Tree Corner\' in IFRD auditorium in the city on Wednesday marking Mujib Year.

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Covid-19 : Daily death toll falls, new cases rise

UNB, Dhaka :
Bangladesh saw a fall in Covid-19-related deaths and a rise in new cases in the last 24 hours ...

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The Namaz-e-Janaza of Columnist Syed Abul Maksud was held at the Jatiya Press Club on Wednesday.

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President mourns death of Ibrahim Khaled

UNB, Dhaka :
President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday expressed deep shock at the death of former Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank ...

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Golden jubilee of independence: BNP’s grand rally on March 30

UNB, Dhaka :

BNP on Wednesday announced a 19-day programme, including a grand rally at Suhrawardy Udyan, for the month of ...

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BUP postpones admission test

City Desk :
Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) has postponed the admission test of 2020-21 academic session due to unavoidable reason, ...

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Malaysian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Haznah Md Hashim calls on State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr. Md. Enamur Rahman at the latter\'s office of the ministry on Wednesday.

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IU gets three new assistant proctors

City Desk :
The authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia have appointed three new assistant proctors on Wednesday.
The trios are-Associate ...

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Visiting Chief of Indian Air Force Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria calls on his Bangladesh counterpart Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat at the Air Headquarters in the city on Wednesday.

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Govt\'s purchase committee approves four proposals

BSS, Dhaka :
The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) on Wednesday approved a total of four proposals worth around Taka ...

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DG of Bangladesh Ansar and Village Defence Police Major General Mizanur Rahman Shamim hands over prizes among the best trainees of Ansar Fundamental Training at the parade ceremony at Ansar-VDP Academy, Safipur, Gazipur on Wednesday.

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CID detains nine members of a fraud gang conducting raid in the city\'s Cantonment Thana area. The snap was taken from the CID office on Wednesday.

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38,61,876 registered to receive Corona vaccines

BSS, Dhaka :
A total of 38,61,876 people have so far been registered to receive Covid-19 vaccines as the vaccination campaign ...

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Death of Ibrahim Khaled condoled

City Desk :
Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq on Wednesday expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death ...

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Death of Ibrahim Khaled condoled

City Desk :
Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq on Wednesday expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death ...


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Pandemic-hit youths need employment, jobs

The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked a havoc on the livelihoods of the country\'s young populations with nearly 70 per cent ...

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Cleanse internal scammers from Bangladesh Bank

THE High Court came down heavily on Tuesday saying Bangladesh Bank has become a safe abode   for big financial scammers ...

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Paradox Of Plenty Desire For A Quiet Life

Asma I. Abdulmalik :
When I was a teenager, I would spend hours reading my favorite books uninterrupted. I would average ...

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Education Cadre Frustration Over The Status

Masum Billah :
Chairman of the Public Service Commission Md. Sohrab Hossain recently commented that `education service\' need to be introduced ...

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Readers’ Voice

Salute The Martyrs
February 21, every year we celebrate this day with pride and also we feel sad for the martyrs ...

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Readers’ Voice

Salute The Martyrs
February 21, every year we celebrate this day with pride and also we feel sad for the martyrs ...


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Translocal Solidarity Networks launched at Chobi Mela

Entertainment Report :
The initiative of Translocal Solidarity Networks was launched on the day four
of the Chobi Mela titled ...

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6 Bangladeshi dramas on ZEE5 Global

Entertainment Desk :
ZEE5 Global, the largest OTT platform for South Asian
content, announced the addition of six star-studded Bangladeshi ...

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Alia Bhatt looks intriguing in stem-winding gangster drama

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s gangster drama Gangubai Kathiawadi teaser is finally out. The film is set for a clash with ...

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Teaser of docu Ami Soumitra released

Entertainment Desk :
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee may have left the world but his contribution to movies will remain immortal ...

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Shirin Shila to work in new movie from March 5

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :
Popular film actress of present generation Shirin Shila is appearing in the masters examinations on Social ...

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Drew Barrymore was ‘out of control’ as a teenager

Hollywood star Drew Barrymore was admitted to a psychiatric ward as a teenager when she went out of control. ...

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Mick Jagger narrates tribute film for Royal Albert Hall’s 150th year

Britain’s Royal Albert Hall launched its 150th anniversary celebrations on Tuesday, releasing a short video narrated by rocker Mick ...

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Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander dies

Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander died at the age of 60. Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, Shiromani Akali Dal ...

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Eddie Murphy talks about sequel of Coming To America

Released in 1988, Coming To America, the American rom-com that featured the comical and charming Eddie Murphy received love ...

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Eddie Murphy talks about sequel of Coming To America

Released in 1988, Coming To America, the American rom-com that featured the comical and charming Eddie Murphy received love ...


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Bashundhara defeat Sheikh Russel, Saif beat Uttar Baridhara

Sports Reporter :
Reigning champions Bashundhara Kings defeated Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra by four goals to nil in their match ...

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I married Nasir after divorcing Rakib : Tamima

Sports Reporter :
Cricketer Nasir Hossain\'s wife Tamima Tammi said, \" I married Nasir Hossain after giving divorce to Rakib ...

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Bangladesh Cricket team reach NZ

Sports Reporter :
Members of Bangladesh Cricket team reached Christchurch of New Zealand (NZ) on Wednesday morning. They will take ...

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Halep pulls out of Qatar Open

World number three Simona Halep has withdrawn from next week\'s Qatar Open in Doha, the organisers of the WTA ...

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Halep pulls out of Qatar Open

World number three Simona Halep has withdrawn from next week\'s Qatar Open in Doha, the organisers of the WTA ...


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Members of Feni Press Club form a human chain in front of the district\'s Central Shaheed Minar on Monday protesting the killing of journalist Borhan Uddin Muzakkir during a shootout between two Awami League factions in Noakhali\'s Companiganj.

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Journalists of Rowmari upazila of Kurigram district form a human chain in front of the Upazila Central Shaheed Minar on Tuesday protesting the death of journalist Borhan Uddin Muzakkir, who was killed in a shootout between two Awami League factions in Noakhali\'s Companiganj.

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Newly-elected mayor of Naria Municipality (Shariatpur) Advicate Abul Kalam Azad took over charge of office yesterday. On the occasion, a discussion meeting and milad and doa mahfil was held on the rooftop of the Municipality Bhaban.

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Pourashava mayors, councilors take oath in Rajshahi

National Desk :
Twelve mayors, 39 women in the reserved seats and 117 councilors in general seats elected through the ...

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Dry food distributed among 600 people

Adamdighi Correspondent :
Dry food has been distributed free of cost among the poor and orphans as a gift from ...

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BARI workshop on agronomic research to face unfavorable ecosystem

National Desk  :
The Agronomy Division of the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) arranged   a five-day   training   workshop   titled  \'Agronomic   ...

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DIG Ranju, Col. Gani now life members of Ishwardi Press Club

Our correspondent :
On the 342nd day of Mujib\'s year, Ishwardi\'s two accomplished children had been given life membership of ...

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Record jute price makes farmers jubilant in Rajshahi

National Desk :

Current market price of jute has made the farmers happy because they never thought about the ...

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Man killed as bus rams auto-rickshaw in Noakhali

Our Correspondent :
A driver of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw was killed as a bus rammed into the vehicle at Senbag ...

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UP member shot dead in Rangamati

Our Correspondent :
A union parishad member was shot to death by miscreants inside a government office in Bagaichhari upazila ...

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2 killed in Sirajganj road accident

Our Correspondent :
Two school boys were killed as a engine-run trolley turned turtle at Sadar upazila in Sirajganj district ...

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2 killed in Sirajganj road accident

Our Correspondent :
Two school boys were killed as a engine-run trolley turned turtle at Sadar upazila in Sirajganj district ...


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Impose arms embago on Myanmar: UNSC urged

UNB, Dhaka :
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) should \"institute a coordinated, global arms embargo\" against the Myanmar military, ...

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Illegal shops, slum-like make shift houses have been set up beneath the Moghbazar Flyover in the capital which cause adverse effect on the environment. This photo was taken on Wednesday.

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Why no compensation to rape victims: HC

Staff Reporter :
The High Court on Wednesday issued a ruling upon the respondents to explain in seven days as ...

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Rehana receives Covid-19 vaccine

UNB, Dhaka :
Sheikh Rehana, the youngest daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and sister of ...

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‘If gunfight happened, will we drop gun run away’

Staff Reporter :
Inspector General of Bangladesh Police Benazir Ahmed raised question if there is a gunfight, would the law ...

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148 Bangladeshis return from Libya

Staff Reporter :
A total of 148 Bangladeshis-stranded in different places in Libya-returned to Dhaka by a special flight on ...

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Last respects to Syed Abul Maksud paid

Staff Reporter :
People from all walks of life paid their last tributes to veteran columnist, researcher, writer and journalist ...

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New pesticide to control mosquitoes in city

Staff Reporter :
Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Wednesday expressed his optimism over controlling mosquito ...

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IGP asks BNP to hold golden jubilee celebration

Staff Reporter :
Inspector General of Bangladesh Police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed has asked the BNP to hold indoor programmes with ...

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Chawkbazar fire case, probe report on April 5

Court Correspondent :
A Dhaka court yesterday fixed April 5 for submitting the probe report in the case filed over ...

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China targets Uighurs with more prosecutions

AFP :
China has dramatically increased its prosecution of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang through the formal court system, handing out ...

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Journalist, family under attack in Thakurgaon

Our Correspondent :
Four people were injured when a local journalist and his family members came under attack in Thakurgaon ...

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‘Country under grip of \'autocracy’

UNB, Dhaka :
Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader on Wednesday said the country is now under the grip of \'autocracy\' ...

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PBI asked to probe case against Nasir, wife

bdnews24.com :
A Dhaka court has ordered the Police Bureau of Investigation or PBI to probe a case filed against ...

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Facebook to invest 1 billion $ in news industry

Reuters :
Facebook Inc on Wednesday pledged to invest at least $1 billion in the news industry over the next ...

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Singer Mila secures bail

Court Correspondent :
Popular pop singer Tashbiha Binte Shahid alias Mila has secured bail after surrender in a Dhaka court ...

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Singer Mila secures bail

Court Correspondent :
Popular pop singer Tashbiha Binte Shahid alias Mila has secured bail after surrender in a Dhaka court ...


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M Reazul Karim, Managing Director & CEO of Premier Bank Limited, inaugurating 6 Shariah based Islami banking window services of the bank virtually at its head office in the city recently. Senior executives of the bank were present.

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Stocks snap five-day losing streak

Business Desk :
Stocks rebounded on Wednesday, breaking a five-day losing streak, powered by investors\' buying spree on large-cap stocks.
The market ...

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Momen-Blinken tele conversation US wants favourable environment in BD for its investors

Business Desk :
United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken, during his conversation with Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, ...

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Banglacraft launches five-day exhibition in city

Business Desk :
The country\'s apex body of handicraft manufacturers launched a five-day exhibition on Wednesday to promote their products.
Bangladesh Handicrafts ...

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Md Abdur Rahim made GM of Krishi Bank

Business Desk :
Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) has appointed Md Abdur Rahim as General Manager (GM) on 18 February.
Rahim has ...

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UNCTAD index Readiness for online shopping much lower in BD

Business Desk :
Bangladesh is still one of the least prepared countries for e-commerce, to be more precise, online shopping, according ...

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State Minister for Religious Affairs Md. Faridul Haque Khan, inaugurating the Hamdard General Hospital at Hamdard University Bangladesh campus in Gazaria in Munshiganj on Wednesday as chief guest. Advocate Mrinal Kanti Das, M.P, Chief Mutawalli of Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) Bangladesh and founder of the university Dr. Hakim Md. Yousuf Harun Bhuiyan and Dr. Md. Nurul Islam, Secretary of Religious Ministry, among others were present.


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BIDA, BBF sign MoU to attract more FDI

Business Desk :
The Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) and the Better Bangladesh Foundation (BBF) on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of ...

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Nagad sets daily account opening record

BSS, Dhaka :
About 1.80 lakh new clients are joining the network of Nagad every day just by pressing a couple ...

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Nagad sets daily account opening record

BSS, Dhaka :
About 1.80 lakh new clients are joining the network of Nagad every day just by pressing a couple ...


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2019 Easter Sunday terror attack in Sri Lanka

AFP :
Sri Lanka\'s ex-president and his intelligence chiefs should be prosecuted for failing to prevent suicide bombings two years ...

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75 inmates dead, President declares state of emergency

AFP :
At least 75 inmates died Tuesday and several were injured in riots blamed on gang rivalry at three ...

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Ghana to receive world\'s first doses of free Covax vaccines

AFP :
Ghana is to receive Wednesday the first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from Covax, a global scheme to procure ...

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China court orders man to pay wife for housework in landmark case

BBC :
A Beijing divorce court has ordered a man to compensate his wife for the housework she did during ...

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China court orders man to pay wife for housework in landmark case

BBC :
A Beijing divorce court has ordered a man to compensate his wife for the housework she did during ...


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