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Bangladesh needs US$ 2.8 billion by 2021 to address health hazards caused by the adverse impacts of climate change, according to an official estimate.

A tornado that swept in the evening of Sunday over two upazillas of this district left a trail of devastation in 33 villages of six unions causing damages to homesteads, trees and standing crops.

A tornado swept two upazilas of Faridpur district on Sunday evening, leaving a trail of devastation at 33 villages under six unions.

The face-off between the government and farmers agitating for higher compensation for land acquired for a rail freight corridor entered the third day today. The farmers raised anti-government slogans.

They alleged that the government was following the Land Acquisition Act in fixing the compensation to them. The Railways had acquired 450 acres at 19 villages of this district for its Dadri-Mumbai freight corridor.