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  • Bangladeshi ex-booters bewail for Badal
  • International flyers may soon need to get virus vaccinations
  • ACC asks for wealth statements of Papul's wife, daughter
  • PM for certain measures to face 2nd wave corona
  • Govt inducts new face in council of ministers
  • SC judgement on review plea regarding tenure of life term Dec 1
  • Touhidul Alam Khan joins Standard Bank as addl managing director
  • C’wealth leaders, experts call for green, resilient business recovery
  • ECNEC okays Tk 4,187.70cr project to upgrade Jhenidah-Jashore highway
  • BTRC chairman visits Symphony factory
  • Bihari Potti in city's Mohsmmadpur catches fire
  • Photojournalist Kajol secures bail
  • All above 14 to get smart NIDs; Ecnec clears project
  • Bangladesh reports 32 Covid-19 deaths, 2,230 new cases
  • Bangladesh to seek OIC finance for Gambia’s legal battle over Rohingyas
  • ‘Real hope’ surrounding Covid-19 vaccines help to end pandemic: WHO
  • Not heading back into lockdown: Obaidul Quader
  • Faridul Haque to be sworn-in as State Minister for Religious Affairs
  • Daily Sangbad’s acting editor Muniruzzaman dies with coronavirus
  • PM mourns death of Daily Sangbad acting editor Muniruzzaman
  • 2 Bangladeshis named in BBC 100 Women 2020 list
  • Global Covid-19 cases top 59 million
  • Oxford English Dictionary names “words of the year”
  • AstraZeneca promises virus vaccine at cost price worldwide
  • Egypt court to examine case of singer over photos with Israelis
  • Over 40,000 Ethiopians have fled to Sudan: UN
  • Michigan certifies Biden election win: Officials
  • Poorest must not be trampled in vaccines stampede: WHO
  • Biden hails step allowing for ‘smooth and peaceful transfer of power’
  • Trump finally agrees to Biden transition – but still not conceding
  • John Kerry chosen as Biden’s climate tsar
  • ZEE5 Global launches global OTT content festival for independent filmmakers
  • Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy launches 2 special exhibitions Tuesday
  • Badal Roy cremated in Dhaka after paying last tributes
  • Natore's Uttara Ganabhaban reopens
  • Primary students to be promoted without final exams
  • Dhaka’s Mohakhali Sattola slum fire contained
  • World News
    ‘Real hope’ surrounding Covid-19 vaccines help to end pandemic: WHO Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO),…
    Global Covid-19 cases top 59 million
Globally, more than 59 million cases of coronavirus were reported until Tuesday…
    Oxford English Dictionary names “words of the year”
Oxford English Dictionary (OED) announced Monday for the first time that it has…
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    Dhaka’s Mohakhali Sattola slum fire contained
    Metro
    Bihari Potti in city's Mohsmmadpur catches fire A fire broke out at Bihari Potti on Babar road in the city’s Mohammadpur area on Tuesday. Russel Shikder, duty officer of Fire Service and Civil…
    Dhaka’s Mohakhali Sattola slum fire contained
The fire at the ‘Sattola Bosti’ in Dhaka’s Mohakhali has been brought under control. It started at around 11:45pm on Monday, Duty Officer…
  • 54 more positive tests for coronavirus in Rangpur division
  • 4 injured in Khulna Jute mill fire
  • Rail link with Khulna resumes after 8 hours
  • Bangladesh
    SC judgement on review plea regarding tenure of life term Dec 1 The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) today set December 1 to pronounce judgement on a plea to review its verdict regarding the tenure of a convict’s life term imprisonment. “Further hearing is concluded, judgment on December 1,” an Appellate Division full-bench headed by…
    C’wealth leaders, experts call for green, resilient business recovery  Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi has put forward a five-point proposal for a digital, green and resilient post-pandemic business recovery as chair of a high-level Commonwealth B2B Connectivity dialogue. Bangladesh High Commission, London in partnership with the Commonwealth Secretariat organised…
  • Photojournalist Kajol secures bail
  • All above 14 to get smart NIDs; Ecnec clears project
  • Politics
    Gayeshwar pushes for unity of journalists for common good BNP senior leader Gayeshwar Chandra Roy on Monday said journalists in Bangladesh are being subjected to repression and suppression only because of division and conflict among them. "Journalists need to be united now for their professional reasons. But we see there’re conflicts among the journalists…
    BNP resorts to arson terrorism to avenge polls defeat: Quader Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said BNP again resorted to arson terrorism to take revenge of its defeat in the polls as the people boycotted them both in polls and movement. “BNP leaders are shamelessly saying that they do not believe…
  • Golden jubilee of independence: BNP plans year-long celebrations
  • BNP denied recent arson attacks only to protect criminals within: Hasan
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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
    • France : A deer hunts a fox in a harvested wheat field on July 20, 2020 near Chinon, central France. AFP PHOTO
    • 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…
    People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical distance amid risk of the deadly coronavirus
spread, to travel to the capital. The photo was taken from Kashipur area of Barishal yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical…
    Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in the capital yesterday as their management, like many others,
resumed production ignoring a BGMEA call to keep their factories shut in accordance with the government-announced holiday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in…
    The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck Stand in the capital
yesterday, leaving hundreds of transport workers out of works. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck…
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    Dhaka, one of the most polluted cities in the world, ranked 3rd worst in the Air Quality Index on Monday morning. Dhaka had an AQI score of 185 at 09:02am and the air was classified as ‘unhealthy’.…
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    GP thanks subscribers upon winning Superbrands award
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    Scientific farming methods stressed for boosting tea production
    Experts at a practical training workshop have stressed on adopting scientific…
    Google launches strong encryption for Android messages
    Google said Thursday it will be rolling out end-to-end encryption for Android…
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