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  • National Award winning music director Alauddin Ali dies
  • Bangladesh records 34 more deaths from coronavirus, 2,487 new cases
  • 8 more deaths take flood death toll to 169
  • First Covid-19 vaccine to get registered on 12th Aug in Russia
  • Bangladesh’s Covid-19 cases surpass 2.5 lakh
  • 27 more die, 2,851 new cases reported in 24 hours
  • Mountaineer Reshma killed in road crash
  • TikTok threatens legal action against US ban
  • Coronavirus cases worldwide pass 19 million
  • Bangladesh among global hotspots of series of floods: Study
  • WHO says ‘vaccine nationalism’ cannot beat virus
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Aedes mosquito: DSCC to operate mobile courts from Aug 16 Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Sunday said mobile courts will be operated from August 16 to keep the…
Covid-19 cases cross 7,300 in Rangpur division The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) crossed the 7,300 mark this morning in the Rangpur division following a continuous rise in the daily number of infections…
  • 5 die in Cumilla with Covid-19 symptoms
  • Man held over Bashundhara businessman’s murder confesses
  • BCL leader held for abducting college girl in Rajshahi
  • Bangladesh
    China Harbour hands food hampers to flood victims in Anwara China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC), a Chinese conglomerate, on Sunday distributed foodstuffs among 1,000 poor families at Roypur Union at Anwara Upazila in Chattogram, says a press release.  According to the media release, the relief materials, which include rice, lentils and cooking…
    PM shocked at death of Alauddin Ali Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of eminent music composer and director Alauddin Ali. Sheikh Hasina recalled with gratitude the contributions of Alauddin Ali to the field of the country’s music. She prayed for the eternal peace of the departed…
  • List students who can’t afford smartphones: UGC to public universities
  • Sinha Murder: Zafrullah demands impartial commission
  • Politics
    Regent scam: Fakhrul demands health minister’s resignation BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday said Health Minister Zahid Maleque should step down as Regent Hospital was allowed to conduct corona tests and treatment at the ‘behest of his ministry’. "The health minister and the Health Directorate are now at loggerheads.…
    BNP worried over ‘growing murder in police firing’ BNP standing committee has voiced deep concern over the growing incidents of killing in police firing in the country. In a virtual meeting on Saturday night, members of the BNP’s policymaking body also decided to hold a press conference soon on the murder of retired army major Sinha Md Rashed…
  • Suspension order of Khaleda’s sentences expires next month
  • Bangladesh lacks honest politicians: Moudud
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    • France : People walk on a beach at sunset in Houlgate, northern France, on August 8, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : In this picture taken on July 20, 2020, a livestock vendor wearing a facemask stands next to camels as he waits for customers ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha or the 'Festival of Sacrifice', at a cattle market in Rawalpindi. AFP PHOTO
    • Saudi Arabia : A handout picture provided by the Saudi Ministry of Media shows a few pilgrims circumambulating the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Mecca, on July 26, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : A worker feeds ostriches at a zoo in Dubai's al-Awir town, on July 27, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Iraq : Fishing boats are moored on the banks of the Shatt Al-Arab river at sunset, in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, on July 24, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest structure and building in the world since 2009 (total heigh with antenna of 829.8 metres), ahead of the expected launch of the United Arab Emirates "Hope" Mars probe on July 19, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Hong Kong : People watch the sunset as a fishing boat sails past in Hong Kong on July 21, 2020. AFP PHOTO
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    • Dubai : This picture taken on July 8, 2020 shows an aerial view of the Burj al-Arab hotel in the Gulf emirate of Dubai, during a government-organised helicopter tour. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bumblebee collects pollen from the flower of a thistle in Unna, western Germany on July 8, 2020.AFP PHOTO
    Bangladesh Navy Ship ‘Samudra Avijan’ sails for island nation Maldives on Wednesday carrying emergency logistic support items like over 100 tonnes of food, medical supplies and other protective equipment to combat the coronavirus crisis. Photo: ISPR Bangladesh Navy Ship ‘Samudra Avijan’ sails for island nation Maldives on Wednesday carrying…
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    The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck Stand in the capital
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