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  • Coronavirus: 29 more die, 3,288 new cases detected in 24hrs
  • Coronavirus: 29 more die, 3,288 new cases detected in 24hrs
  • Coronavirus: Capital's Wari put under 21-day lockdown
  • Railways development comes into focus in new fiscal
  • Bangladesh gearing up for new era of taxation
  • Bangladesh now 8th in global weekly increase of Covid-19 cases: WHO
  • Covid-19 death toll nears 2,000 in Bangladesh
  • Covid-19 Bangladesh: Total cases raise to 1,56,391 as death toll now 1,968
  • Global coronavirus fatalities surge to 524,614
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Countdown starts

Countdown starts
The countdown to the birth centenary celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman began yesterday through a gala opening ceremony. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally inaugurated the nationwide countdown ceremony at the National Parade Square, where Bangabandhu landed in the newly liberated and sovereign Bangladesh on January 10, 1972. Sheikh Hasina opened it through unveiling the "Logo" of the Mujib Borsha to be celebrated from March 17, 2020 to March 26, 2021. Through observing Bangabandhu's birth centenary, the government aims to present the life and works of Bangabandhu before the people, especially the new generation. With the inauguration, the countdown began simultaneously in every district, upazila…

City residents do not want empty promises

City residents do not want empty promises

With mayoral elections due in a few weeks, city residents expressed the hope to get the chiefs of the two civic bodies who would not just make empty promises, but initiate immediate plans and take effective measures to implement those pledges. The Independent spoke to a number of people and they all…
Underground electricity lines wrap Sylhet in elegance

Underground electricity lines wrap Sylhet in elegance

Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) has gone one step further towards building a modern and smart digital city by doing away with the lumber of wires and overhead cables and introducing underground electricity transmission system. The Hazrat Shahjalal shrine area of Ward number–1 of SCC has been completely…
Horrific incidents of child abuse

Horrific incidents of child abuse

As many as eighty four children were raped in Bangladesh every month in 2019–an alarming figure indeed. This disturbing trend of rising pedophilia is a serious cause for concern. It is difficult for any human being with even an iota of humanity to even begin to comprehend a crime that defies all…
When apple and blackberry were just fruits not devices

When apple and blackberry were just fruits not devices

Earlier, we as children used to play a lot of indoor and outdoor games. People used to live in joint families. Besides, parents expended a lot of time with their children. There were sharing, caring, love and friendliness among them. Slowly but surely, joint families ceased to exist because of many…
Local brands draw buyers’ attention

Local brands draw buyers’ attention

Local brands are dominating the ongoing month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) - 2020 in the capital’s Agargaon area. These brands are drawing the attention of local and foreign buyers as customers continue to throng local stores and purchase locally made products.    Export…
Iraq asks US for team to prepare troop pullout

Iraq asks US for team to prepare troop pullout

Iraq’s caretaker premier Adel Abdel Mahdi has asked the United States to send a delegation to Baghdad to begin preparing for a troop pullout, his office said yesterday. In a phone call late Thursday with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Abdel Mahdi “requested that delegates be sent to…
Art exhibition ‘Gandhi@150’ underway at Shilpakala

Art exhibition ‘Gandhi@150’ underway at Shilpakala

High Commission of India, Dhaka has arranged an exclusive 10 day-long art exhibition titled ‘Gandhi @ 150’, in cooperation with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) at the National Art Gallery of BSA.   Commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of India’s founding father Mohandas…
Mash’s Dhaka spoil chance to go top

Mash’s Dhaka spoil chance to go top

Dhaka Platoon spurned an opportunity to go  top when they conceded a shocking 11-run loss to Rangpur Rangers on the day’s first match of the fifth-leg of the ongoing Akash-DTH Bangabandhu-Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur yesterday. By…
Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day observed in 3 districts

Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day observed in 3 districts

The historic Homecoming Day of the greatest Bangalee of all the times Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was observed in Jhenidah, Chaudanga and Patuakhali yesterday in a befitting manner. Bangabandhu, the undisputed leader of the nation and supreme commander of the country’s…
Prices of red lentils, edible oil, other essentials on the rise

Prices of red lentils, edible oil, other essentials on the rise

The prices of red lentils (masoor dal), edible oils, sugar, and fish have shown an upward trend, adding to the woes of the middle class. In recent months, consumers have been hit hard by a series of hikes in the prices of essential kitchen items. However, declining vegetable prices over the past week…
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