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  • Expat Bangladeshis remitted record $2.6bn in July
  • Govt extends restrictions over Covid-19 till Aug 31
  • Coronavirus: Bangladesh reports 30 more deaths, 1356 new cases
  • Govt reconstitutes body to probe ex-army major killing in Cox’s Bazar
  • Karnaphuli Tunnel Project makes 'breakthrough' amid Covid-19
  • Health sector now capable of tackling coronavirus situation: Minister
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd
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Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume passes away 
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Metro
7,560 corona patients recover in Khulna The total number of healed coronavirus (COVID-19) patients rose to 7,560 with healing of 110 more people in a day among the total of 12,448 infected people…
Eastern Bank Director Shaukat Ali passes away AM Shaukat Ali, director of Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL), passed away on Thursday night at a hospital in the capital. He was 80. He had been suffering from…
  • Offices resume after Eid vacation
  • 3 killed in Dhamrai road crash
  • 2 killed in Cumilla road crash
  • Bangladesh
    Mild heat wave sweeping over Bangladesh: Met office
A mild heat wave is sweeping over parts of the country including Dhaka, the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said Monday. Rajshahi, Rangpur, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal, Sylhet and Mymensingh divisions and the regions of Sandwip, Sitakundu, Rangamati, Feni, Chandpur, M Court are being affected…
    Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 30 deaths, 1,356 new cases The death tally from coronavirus in Bangladesh reached 3,184 on Monday with the death of 30 more patients in the last 24 hours. Besides, 1,356 new cases were detected during the period testing only 4,249 samples, bringing the total cases to 2,42,102. The daily infection rate reached an unprecedented…
  • ACC seeks info from Mugda hospital, Hotel Super Star
  • WFP, Oxfam, Green Delta Insurance join hands to protect labourers
  • Politics
    Identify ex-major's killer: BNP
Condemning the killing of a retired ‘Major of Bangladesh Army on Marine Drive road in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf, BNP on Monday demanded that the real culprits be identified through a credible process. In a statement, party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said, “The brutal…
    August 15, 21 plotters still continuing conspiracies: Quader
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said the perpetrators of August 15 carnage and August 21 grenade attacks are still continuing their evil designs. “Plotters of August 15 and 21 are still continuing their evil attempts. Everyone should remain alert about the evil forces those are…
  • Take steps to help flood victims: BNP
  • Vested quarter out to tarnish govt’s image: Quader
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    • 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
    • Germany : A flower is seen at a cloudy sky at a field 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…
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