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  • Bangladesh reports 39 more Covid-19 deaths, 2977 new cases
  • Bangladesh reports 39 more Covid-19 deaths, 2977 new cases
  • Kamal could give a lot to country: PM
  • 17 drown as trawler sinks in Netrakona haor
  • Sinha killing would not affect army-police relations: Army, police
  • 4 Bangladeshis killed in Beirut blast, 21 Navy members hurt
  • Japan to give $329m to Bangladesh to combat COVID-19: Abe
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It’s better not to leave Wuhan for now

It’s better not to leave Wuhan for now
Chinese embassy in Dhaka has said that the Bangladeshi students, who are staying in Hubei of China, will be better off as long as they stay there instead of coming back home since, what he said, they are being properly taken care of. Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming came up with the statement yesterday in reply to questions during a press conference, jointly organised by the Chinese Embassy and the Bangladesh-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), on the latest developments with regard to coronavirus outbreak. According to him, “The 172 students, who are staying in Hubei – not Wuhan, are being properly taken care of. It’s not necessary to bring them back home. If they are brought back, there might have risk…

Bangladeshis quarantined in Ashkona to be released Feb 15

Bangladeshis quarantined in Ashkona to be released Feb 15

All Bangladeshis quarantined in the capital’s Ashkona Hajj Camp since February 1 will be released on February 15 as doctors have found no coronavirus symptoms in their bodies. Health minister Jahid Malik made the announcement during a programme at Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) in the capital yesterday.…
Sheikh Kamal IT Incubator and Training Centre starts journey

Sheikh Kamal IT Incubator and Training Centre starts journey

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday opened the Sheikh Kamal IT Incubator and Training Centre constructed at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-tech Park in Rajshahi. Through videoconferencing from Ganabhaban, she also inaugurated cent percent electrification in seven districts and 23 upazilas of 18 other…
Tragedy strikes 
Rohingyas again

Tragedy strikes Rohingyas again

In yet another tragedy on the sea involving human trafficking at least 15 Rohingya refugees have died and dozens more are unaccounted for after their overcrowded wooden boats heading for Malaysia sank off the coast of St. Martin's Island in the Bay of Bengal. The obsession to enter foreign countries…
UK: Combating knife crime with tougher sentences

UK: Combating knife crime with tougher sentences

“… No kid that’s thinking about carrying a knife is gonna be more deterred by an average sentence of 7½ months over 4 months, it’s going to have no effect…for sentencing to work effectively in the fight against knife crime, people must be aware of the punishment.”…
Crab business pays the toll

Crab business pays the toll

The coronavirus outbreak in China has started taking its toll on crab farmers and exporters in Khulna region as its export to the world’s second economic giant remained suspended since January 25 last. Several thousand crab farmers, traders and other people involved in the business are now passing…
US, Taliban close to truce on ‘violence reduction’

US, Taliban close to truce on ‘violence reduction’

The Taliban have issued an ultimatum to Washington after weeks of talks with a U.S. peace envoy, demanding a reply on their offer of a seven-day reduction of violence in Afghanistan, or they would walk away from the negotiating table, two Taliban officials said Wednesday. A reduction in violence deal…
‘Jatiya Natya Utsab 2020’ kicks off

‘Jatiya Natya Utsab 2020’ kicks off

‘Jatiya Natya Utsab 2020’ (National Theatre Festival 2020), organised by Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation (BGTF), has begun across the country yesterday. With the theme ‘Jongibaad- Obokkhoy-Durniti, Manbey Na E Sangskiti’ (This culture will not obey militancy, decadence and…
Mushfiq salutes young Tigers

Mushfiq salutes young Tigers

Senior national team wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has lauded the young Tigers for winning the ICC Under-19 World Cup, pointing out that they deserve all the accolades. He appeared at the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) headquarters yesterday and took great delight in lavish arrangements that…
Climate change affects agriculture in Tangail

Climate change affects agriculture in Tangail

Climate change has badly affected agriculture in Tangail. Intense heat, on-going long duration of cold, untimely flood, cyclone, tornado, tidal waves, and drought are having adverse impacts on agriculture.   Abu Sayed Mollah, a retired teacher and a farmer from village Kakuya under Sadar upazila,…
1.66 lakh vehicles collected fitness docs until 2019, BRTA informs HC

1.66 lakh vehicles collected fitness docs until 2019, BRTA informs HC

A report submitted by the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to the High Court (HC) stated that only 165,764 vehicles out of the 458,369 unfit vehicles in the country had renewed their fitness certificates until December 31 last year. During the hearing on a suo moto rule, the HC yesterday said…
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