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  • Bangladesh reports 2,828 new coronavirus cases, 30 deaths in 24hrs
  • Coronaviorus Bangladesh: 643 more recover as taking the total number of recoveries to 12,804
  • Coronavirus Bangladesh: Total cases reach to 60,391 as death toll now 811
  • World Environment Day today
  • Global death toll from coronavirus reaches 389,645
  • Nasim undergoes successful surgery after stroke
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd
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NRC, CAA won’t have impact on Bangladesh

NRC, CAA won’t have impact on Bangladesh
India has reiterated that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) are purely internal matters to that country and they would not affect its friendly relationship with Bangladesh. The Indian foreign secretary, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, said this while addressing a seminar on ‘Bangladesh and India: A Promising Future’. The seminar was jointly organised by Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) and the Indian high commission at a city hotel. Shringla also expressed optimism about the implementation of the water sharing agreement of common rivers, including the Teesta, possibly within this year. In addition, he said every death on the border was a problematic issue and India…

Flag Hoisting Day observed at DU

Flag Hoisting Day observed at DU

The Dhaka University observed Flag Hoisting Day on the campus yesterday. On March 2, 1971, the national flag of independent Bangladesh was hoisted on the Dhaka University campus. The then vice-president of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union ASM Abdur Rob hoisted the National flag of independent…
10.6 lakh prepaid meters installed so far

10.6 lakh prepaid meters installed so far

Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) has so far installed 10.60 lakh smart pre-paid meters across the country with a view to reducing system loss, pilferage of power, overbilling and harassment of power consumers. BREB is installing 50,000 more smart prepayment meters with its own finance increasing…
Automated insurance essential

Automated insurance essential

It is high time that the insurance system is brought under an automation system. The prime minister also made a call in this regard at the first-ever National Insurance Day at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC). But before insurance is automated there has to be a massive publicity…
Rulers of Bengal

Rulers of Bengal

PART-III OF VIII Keeping in mind the celebration of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman or Mujib Barsha in 2020, The Independent took up a study to make a detour around Bengal’s political history from ancient period to the time when Bangladesh emerged as an independent state…
    BB fixes 9pc interest on import of 9 essentials

    BB fixes 9pc interest on import of 9 essentials

    Bangladesh Bank (BB) fixed maximum 9 per cent interest on the import of nine essential commodities for keeping the prices of the commodities at tolerable level during the holy month of Ramadan. The essential commodities are edible oil, chickpeas, lentil, dun peas, onion, spices, dates, fruits and sugar,…
    Iraq crisis deepens after PM-designate steps down

    Iraq crisis deepens after PM-designate steps down

    Protest-torn Iraq yesterday faced more political gridlock after prime minister-designate Mohammed Allawi withdrew overnight, accusing lawmakers of obstructing his attempt to form a government. Oil-rich but poverty-stricken Iraq has for five months been rocked by the biggest wave of anti-government demonstrations…
    PM receives souvenirs of 
‘Joy Bangla Concert’

    PM receives souvenirs of ‘Joy Bangla Concert’

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has received t-shirts, mugs and posters of the upcoming ‘Joy Bangla Concert 2020’ to be held on March 7. Trustee of Centre for Research and Information (CRI) and State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid Bipu handed over these souvenirs…
    Tigers aim to wrap up series today

    Tigers aim to wrap up series today

    Bangladesh look forward to securing the series by beating Zimbabwe in the second fixture of the three-match ODI series at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium (SICS) today. The day-night match will start at 1:00pm. The match is important for both Bangladesh and Zimbabwe because the home side wants…
    Renovation not following government plan

    Renovation not following government plan

    The Bangladesh Archaeological Department's director general, Md Hannan Mia, has expressed dissatisfaction over the low standard of renovation work being carried out at a 500-year-old mosque at Chhotosundar village under Rampur union in Sadar upazila of Chandpur. He said the renovation was not being…
    534 lives lost in February alone

    534 lives lost in February alone

    At least 534 people were killed and 1,169 others injured in 504 road crashes in February last, said Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity, a passengers' welfare platform. Besides, 48 people were killed and 13 others injured in 56 railway accidents while 40 killed and 64 injured in nine waterway accidents.…
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