Devastation due to storm Jawad in Bangladesh, boat capsizes in the sea, 20 people missing

Devastation due to storm Jawad in Bangladesh, boat capsizes in the sea, 20 people missing

Cyclone Jawad has sank a fishing boat in Bangladesh, leaving at least 20 people missing. An official said on Tuesday that the search operation is on. A total of 21 people were on board this fishing boat. Parts of Bangladesh have received heavy rains due to the impact of the cyclonic storm. Normal life has come to a standstill after heavy rains in some parts of Bangladesh under the influence of cyclonic storm Jawad. The Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has recorded 44 mm of rain in Dhaka in the last 24 hours.

The ship carrying 21 fishermen capsized in the Bay of Bengal and 20 of them are missing, said Golam Mustafa Choudhury, president of the Barguna District Fishermen's Trawler Owners Association in Barguna, about 180 km south of the capital Dhaka. We have come to know from the survivor of the incident on Monday night that the ship capsized and sank in the Bay of Bengal.

fisherman Hafizur Rahman was rescued by crew members of another ship at around 11 pm on Monday, he said. He informed that 21 fishermen were on board the fishing vessel. Barguna district police chief Jahangir Malik told Xinhua that the boat capsized near a remote island. At the same time, due to the effect of cyclonic storm, heavy rains have occurred in some parts of Bangladesh. Normal life has come to a standstill after heavy rains in some parts of Bangladesh due to the impact of cyclonic storm Jawad.

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has recorded 44 mm of rain in Dhaka in the last 24 hours. Faridpur district, about 101 km from Dhaka, recorded 76 mm of heavy rainfall, while Jashor, 164 south-west of Dhaka, recorded 68 mm. It rained almost on Monday in Dhaka under the influence of pressure over the Bay of Bengal. The main city areas saw less crowds as people preferred to stay indoors.

 some parts of the city, roads and streets were flooded till knees, causing passengers and millions of people living here Had a lot of trouble. As usual, rickshaws emerged as a means of relief in Dhaka's many waterlogged areas, which are usually buzzing with activity. Meteorologist Abul Kalam Mallick said that the deep pressure presently formed in the north and mid-west region of the Bay of Bengal has already weakened into a low pressure. He said it will move north-northeastwards and weaken into a low pressure by Monday.

Due to the prevalence of strong winds, the ports were advised to issue a local warning sign number 3. All fishing boats and trawlers over the North Bay have been asked to stay indoors until further notice.

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Globally, trust in government and media has decreased, said this in the annual report of the Edelman Trust Barometer

Globally, trust in government and media has decreased, said this in the annual report of the Edelman Trust Barometer

Public confidence in the government and media has eroded over the past year amid the coronavirus pandemic, while concerns about fake news are at an all-time high. This information has been given in the annual report of 'Edelman Trust Barometer' released on Tuesday. This report is released every year during the Davos Summit of the World Economic Forum. It has also been shown that business has taken the place of government as the most reliable. The government and media have come in second and third place.

Globally, 76 percent of respondents said they are concerned about fake information or news being used as a weapon, according to the study. Spain tops the list with 84 per cent, while India is at the fifth position with 82 per cent.

China tops the average percentage of people taking NGOs, businesses, governments and media, while India ranks fourth and Russia is at the bottom.

India ranks second after Indonesia in terms of trust in employers

India is also in the top five in terms of economic optimism. India ranks second (90 percent) after Indonesia (91 percent), while China (89 percent) ranks third in terms of employer confidence. Korea has come last. Confidence in business, governments and the media has waned in India, while it remains unchanged with respect to NGOs.

People who participated in this survey from India said that they have the highest trust in NGOs. The survey was conducted in 28 countries. In the survey, more than 31 thousand common people and about six thousand knowledgeable people were talked to.

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