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  • COVID-19: Bangladesh reports 21 new deaths, 1,166 cases in 24hrs
  • Global coronavirus pandemic: Japan includes Bangladesh in widened entry ban
  • Coronavirus Bangladesh: Total cases rise to 36,751; death toll jumps to 522
  • Educationist Niloufer Manzur dies from covid-19
  • Maritime ports asked to hoist warning signal 3
  • WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine trials as coronavirus treatment
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd
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India combats locust attack amid Covid-19 pandemic An invasion by desert locusts has hit large swathes of India and Pakistan in the…
Global coronavirus cases near 5.5 million The number of globally confirmed coronavirus cases inched closer to 5.5 million…
Top Brazil media end coverage of presidential doorstop Two of Brazil's top media groups said Monday they were suspending coverage of…
Metro
204 COVID-19 patients recover in Rangpur The total number of recovered coronavirus (COVID-19) patients rose to 204 with the healing of 22 more during the last 24 till 8 am today in Rangpur division.…
Journalists stage demo protesting sackings 
Dhaka Journalist Union (DUJ) demonstrated on Monday protesting frequent sackings of journalists from different news media and demanding clearance of their…
  • Youth killed in Chuadanga road crash
  • 28 more test coronavirus positive in Rajshahi
  • Eid-ul-Fitr being celebrated in Khulna
  • Bangladesh
    Japan includes Bangladesh in widened entry ban
Japan has tightened border control and widened ban on entry of people from countries, including Bangladesh, India and Pakistan, to prevent the spread of coronavirus. A notice on the website of Japan’s foreign ministry posted on Monday said the embargo will come into effect from Wednesday. The…
    Sons arrested for abandoning mother

Police arrested three men from Janiar Bagan area of Joypuhat Sadar upazila on Monday for abandoning their 80-year-old mother on the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. They are — Abdur Razzak, Moazzem Hossain and Mozamel Haque, sons of late Nur Mohammad Mollah and Chharitunnesa. Locals said they found…
  • Deputy Speaker's wife passes away
  • PM mourns deaths of deputy speaker’s wife and educationist Niloufer Manzur
  • Politics
    Quader slams BNP’s ‘negative politics’ over COVID-19 pandemic

Criticizing BNP’s political attitude amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said though the government is tackling the situation through necessary measures, the BNP remains confined to ‘negative politics’ over the…
    Khaleda Zia enjoys Eid with family members
After four consecutive Eids in jail, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, now out on parole, on Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with her family members at her Gulshan residence. The BNP chief’s younger brother Shamim Eskandar and his wife Kaniz Fatema went to her residence Firoza in the morning with some…
  • Momen mourns death of ex-AL MP Moqbul Hossain
  • Former AL lawmaker Maqbul Hossain dies
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    • France : A bee forages a flower in a field on May 22, 2020, in Saint-Philbert-sur-Risle, northern France. AFP PHOTO
    • Spain : Maria, who works at a bird seed stall, feeds pigeons at the Maria Luisa park, in Seville, on May 18, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : A handout image made available by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) on May 12, 2020, shows Burj Khalifa during a light show to mark ‘10 million meals’ Covid-19 campaign. AFP PHOTO
    • Canton of Vaud : A picture taken on May 19, 2020 shows a small boat under dark clouds at sunset on the shores of Lake Geneva in Lausanne. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A picture taken on a beach of Crozon, western France, on May 13, 2020 shows swallows. Birds species nesting on beaches could be endangered as France eases the lockdown measures imposes to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). AFP PHOTO
    • United Kingdom : A pair of White Storks tend their nest near Horsham, southern England on May 18, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Attica :People gather at the fountain of the newly renovated Omonia Square, in the Greek capital Athens, on May 14, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Moscow : A bee gathers pollen from a flower on a cherry tree in a garden outside Moscow on May 11, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Rome : shows the Foro Traiano Roman ruins and Trajan's column (R) with the Altare della Patria monument in background at sunset in central Rome, as the lockdown introduced two months ago to fight the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus starts to ease on May 11, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Iraq : People visit the Imam Ali mosque in the centralIraqi city of Najaf, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, on May 9, 2020, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic crisis. 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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