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  • Covid-19 daily infection rate continues to be higher than WHO's recommended criteria
  • Working to ensure justice, rights for all: PM
  • Digital Security Act govt's weapon to cling to power: BNP
  • Amit Shah tests negative for coronavirus
  • PM releases stamps, first day covers on Mourning Day
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  • Landslide kills 11 in Nepal, 27 missing
  • Pranab Mukherjee’s condition remains “unchanged”: Doctors
  • Amit Shah tests negative for coronavirus
  • Covid-19 daily infection rate continues to be higher than WHO's recommended criteria
  • US, China to discuss trade deal amid COVID-19 disruption
  • PM releases stamps, first day covers on Mourning Day
  • Asian markets struggle as US stimulus impasse drags on
  • Working to ensure justice, rights for all: PM
  • Bangabandhu framed 131 important laws during short tenure
  • Bangladesh sees 5 new dengue cases
  • Indonesia reports 2,307 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 53 new deaths
  • Digital Security Act govt's weapon to cling to power: BNP
  • Coronavirus cases jump to 15,177 in Rajshahi
  • Natore OC dies of coronavirus
  • Flood water continues receding in Ganges basin
  • COVID-19 vaccine will be free for Americans: Officials
  • Rowers dredge waste in days-long Hungary race
  • Facebook, Google step up election protection efforts
  • UN says 43% of schools lack basic handwashing
  • You can’t compare Lewandowski and Messi: Bayern boss Flick
  • New Zealand virus outbreak spreads beyond Auckland
  • Tens of thousands rally in Belarus against post-vote crackdown
  • Bangabandhu centenary celebration body makes e-poster on Mourning Day
  • Covid-19: India now has 4th highest death toll
  • Bangladesh reports 34 coronavirus deaths, 1,56,623 total recoveries
  • India appoints Vikram Kumar Doraiswami as new envoy to Bangladesh
  • Orphans are my “most near and dear ones”: PM
  • 'Qasida of Dhaka' receives best documentary award in Delhi film fest
  • Food safe from coronavirus: WHO
  • BNP demands trial of all extrajudicial killings
  • Nation set to observe National Mourning Day Saturday
  • Bangladesh assumes presidency of Conference on Disarmament
  • ‘Don’t be complacent’: Economists about robust remittance inflow
  • Taliban prisoner release: Afghan govt begins setting free last 400
  • Leipzig stun Atletico Madrid to reach Champions League semi-finals
  • Toby Radford named Bangladesh HP team coach
  • US jobless claims below 1m for first time since March
  • 3 killed in Jashore juvenile correction centre clash
  • Covid-19: Dhaka residents defy health guidelines
  • US suspends private charter flights to Cuba
  • Israel and UAE strike historic peace deal
  • World News
    Landslide kills 11 in Nepal, 27 missing
Eleven bodies were recovered Friday after a landslide tore down a village in north-central…
    Pranab Mukherjee’s condition remains “unchanged”: Doctors
The condition of India’s former President and veteran politician Pranab Mukherjee…
    Food safe from coronavirus: WHO The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged people not to fear catching…
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    Nation set to observe National Mourning Day Saturday
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    Coronavirus cases jump to 15,177 in Rajshahi 
With detection of 179 new more positive cases in six districts of Rajshahi division on Thursday, the total number of COVID-19 infected patients now jumped…
    Flood water continues receding in Ganges basin
The overall flood situation has further improved in the Ganges basin as a result of continuous recession of water level in many of its rivers for the…
  • DMP issues traffic guidelines marking National Mourning Day
  • Covid-19 positive cases reach 15493 in Chattogram
  • Covid-19, Rain slow down Khulna-Mongla railway project
  • Bangladesh
    Bangabandhu framed 131 important laws during short tenure Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman showed his tremendous farsightedness and sagacity in running the country as he framed 131 important laws, including the landmark “The Territorial Waters and Maritime Zones Act, 1974” and “The International Crimes (Tribunals) Act,…
    Bangladesh sees 5 new dengue cases Five new dengue cases were detected in the last 24 hours until Friday morning. The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said 17 patients are currently undergoing treatment at hospitals. A total of 384 people were diagnosed with dengue since the beginning of this year. Among…
  • Natore OC dies of coronavirus
  • Bangladesh reports 34 coronavirus deaths, 1,56,623 total recoveries
  • Politics
    BNP demands trial of all extrajudicial killings Claiming that around 3,000 people have been subjected to extrajudicial killings across the country over the last one decade of rule of Awami League, BNP on Thursday demanded proper trial of all such incidents. "About 3,000 people have been the victims of extrajudicial killings in the country by…
    BNP MP Rumeen Farhana infected with Covid-19 Barrister Rumeen Farhana, a BNP MP from reserved seat, has been diagnosed with coronavirus. “I underwent Covid-19 test as I had been suffering from illness for the last few days. My test results came out positive yesterday (Tuesday),” Rumeen told UNB on Wednesday. The MP said she is now…
  • Bangladesh a bright example of communal harmony: Quader
  • BNP against EC’s move to rename local govt bodies
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    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,
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    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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    Rowers dredge waste in days-long Hungary race

    Rowers dredge waste in days-long Hungary race

    The 150-odd competitors meeting on the banks of Hungary’s second largest river carried somewhat unusual equipment for a boat race — protective gloves, rubber boots and large bags. Their challenge…
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    COVID-19 vaccine will be free for Americans: Officials
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    Facebook, Google step up election protection efforts
    Facebook on Thursday launched its voting information center as internet platforms…
    Facebook adds 'blackface' photos to banned posts
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    Huawei launches ‘Seeds for the Future’ programme in Bangladesh
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