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  • BNP workers lost faith in their leadership: Quader
  • Schools won’t reopen in November: Dipu Moni
  • BIOTECH Company’s SD Biosensor Inc Korea donates Covid-19 antigen, antibody test kits
  • No annual exams this year
  • Cisco brings tech infrastructure for Bangladeshi businesses
  • 2 fishermen jailed for violating hilsa ban in Rajshahi
  • Obama to hold ‘drive-in’ rally for Biden in Philadelphia
  • No downside to wearing a mask: Experts
  • Anti-rape protesters block Shahbagh
  • US files landmark antitrust case against Google
  • China’s Covid-19 vaccine capacity to reach 610 million
  • AL candidates win Khulna, Dinajpur, Sirajganj
  • HC rejects bail petitions of ex-AL leaders Enu, Rupon
  • US sees real potential to deepen ties with Bangladesh, India
  • Apex Tyre factory catches fire
  • Traffic sergeant killed in city road accident
  • Maritime ports asked to hoist warning signal 3
  • UK committed to play role in UNSC on Rohingya plight: Lord Ahmad
  • Global Covid-19 cases climb to 40.5 mln
  • Nagorno-Karabakh fighting continues despite truce efforts
  • Language Movement veteran Nurul Islam passes away
  • New subscribers of Akash DTH win 80 TV sets
  • IBBL Bogura Zone organises webinar on Shari`ah compliance
  • Secondary annual exams evaluation will be announced today
  • Salma, Jahanara vows to show good performance in Women’s IPL
  • Tamim XI faces off Nazmul XI in ‘do or die’ match
  • Prices of daily essentials soar in kitchen markets
  • Russia, US appear ready for deal to extend nuclear pact
  • PM monitoring Sylhet Raihan killing case: FM
  • World News
    Obama to hold ‘drive-in’ rally for Biden in Philadelphia Former US president Barack Obama’s first appearance on the campaign trail…
    China’s Covid-19 vaccine capacity to reach 610 million China’s total annual production capacity of COVID-19 vaccines will likely…
    Global Covid-19 cases climb to 40.5 mln The global Covid-19 cases surpassed 40.5 million on Wednesday amid reports of growing…
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    PM monitoring Sylhet Raihan killing case: FM
    Metro
    2 fishermen jailed for violating hilsa ban in Rajshahi A mobile court on Tuesday  jailed two fishermen for one month each for catching hilsa from the Padma River defying a government ban. A river police…
    Apex Tyre factory catches fire A fire broke out at the Apex Tyre factory of Apex Polymer Group in the city’s Bijoy Sarani area early Wednesday. Russel Shikdar, duty officer of…
  • Traffic sergeant killed in city road accident
  • 4 Khulna University teachers served showcase notice
  • 92.58pc Covid-19 patients recover in Rangpur
  • Bangladesh
    BIOTECH Company’s SD Biosensor Inc Korea  donates Covid-19 antigen, antibody test kits Renowned BIOTECH Company’s one of the concerns SD Biosensor Inc. Korea has donated 5,000 pieces of Covid-19 antigen and antibody test kits for research and donation purposes in Bangladesh, according to a press statement.  As part of the programme, 1,000 pieces of Covid-19 antigen and antibody…
    HC rejects bail petitions of ex-AL leaders Enu, Rupon The High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail petitions of former Awami League (AL) leaders Enamul Haque Enu and his brother Rupon Bhuiyan in a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). The bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Ahmed Sohel turned down the bail petitions after…
  • UK committed to play role in UNSC on Rohingya plight: Lord Ahmad
  • PM monitoring Sylhet Raihan killing case: FM
  • Politics
    BNP workers lost faith in their leadership: Quader Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said BNP activists have lost confidence in their leadership due to self-centeredness, short-sightedness and hesitation of the leaders. “The self-centeredness, short-sightedness and hesitation of the leadership have led the BNP workers to lose…
    Faridpur MP Nixon gets anticipatory bail The High Court on Tuesday granted an eight-week anticipatory bail to Faridpur-4 MP Mujibur Rahman Nixon Chowdhury in a case filed by the Election Commission (EC). The bench of Justice Sheikh Md Zakir Hossain and Justice KM Zahid Sarwar granted the bail when MP Nixon appeared before the court. Advocate…
  • BNP leaders should resign for failing in movement, polls: Obaidul Quader
  • Indictment hearing in Khaleda’s Niko graft case on Nov 24
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    • France : People walk on a beach at sunset in Houlgate, northern France, on August 8, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Pakistan : In this picture taken on July 20, 2020, a livestock vendor wearing a facemask stands next to camels as he waits for customers ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha or the 'Festival of Sacrifice', at a cattle market in Rawalpindi. AFP PHOTO
    • Saudi Arabia : A handout picture provided by the Saudi Ministry of Media shows a few pilgrims circumambulating the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Mecca, on July 26, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : A worker feeds ostriches at a zoo in Dubai's al-Awir town, on July 27, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Iraq : Fishing boats are moored on the banks of the Shatt Al-Arab river at sunset, in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, on July 24, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest structure and building in the world since 2009 (total heigh with antenna of 829.8 metres), ahead of the expected launch of the United Arab Emirates "Hope" Mars probe on July 19, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Hong Kong : People watch the sunset as a fishing boat sails past in Hong Kong on July 21, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • France : A deer hunts a fox in a harvested wheat field on July 20, 2020 near Chinon, central France. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : This picture taken on July 8, 2020 shows an aerial view of the Burj al-Arab hotel in the Gulf emirate of Dubai, during a government-organised helicopter tour. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A bumblebee collects pollen from the flower of a thistle in Unna, western Germany on July 8, 2020.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…
    Environment
    Bottle-fed babies ingest ‘millions’ of microplastics: Study

    Bottle-fed babies ingest ‘millions’ of microplastics: Study

    Bottle-fed babies may ingest more than a million pieces of microplastics each day, new research showed Monday highlighting the abundance of plastics in our food products. There is growing evidence that…
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    Sputnik V vaccine supplies to Latin America may start in December
    The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) plans to initiate supplies of the Russian…
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    Sartorial elegance looks tailor-made for Shakuntala Devi star Indian Vidya Balan,…
    Hrithik Roshan rocks hand woven pocket squares in style
    Fusing tradition with trend, Bollywood hunk Hrithik Roshan was seen rooting for…
    Science & Tech
    Facebook unveils machine learning translator for 100 languages
    Facebook on Monday unveiled software based on machine learning which the company…
    Nokia and NASA to install 4G on the Moon
    With competition among Earth’s telecoms providers as fierce as ever,…
    2.2 million Facebook and Instagram ads rejected ahead of US vote: FB
    A total of 2.2 million ads on Facebook and Instagram have been rejected and…
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