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Journalist Afzal Mohammad dies of COVID-19 Young journalist Afzal Mohammad on Thursday died of COVID-19 at a hospital in the capital. He was 31. The former Channel 9 reporter used to work as a…
13 illegally occupied canals to be recovered: DNCC Mayor Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Md Atiqul Islam said illegally occupied parts of 13 canals, which are in the expanded wards of the DNCC, would…
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    'Thank you': Hasina to Modi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday thanked her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for sending the Oxford vaccine produced in India as a gift for Bangladesh. “I’m thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for sending the vaccine as a gift,” she said, adding that the procured vaccine…
    UGC for extending 43rd BCS application deadline
The University Grants Commission (UGC) today requested the Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) for extending the deadline of submitting applications for 43rd Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) preliminary examination till March 31. The UGC sent a letter signed by its secretary to the BPSC requesting…
  • Improve standard of education, research to int’l level: Edu Minister
  • 3 killed in Bandarban road accident
  • Politics
    Attack on Chattogram BNP office: 45 BNP activists sued A case has been filed against 45 BNP leaders and activists a day after an attack of BNP office in Chattogram city. Md Mosharaful Haque, Executive Member of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Chattogram city unit, filed the case with Kotwali Police Station accusing 45 BNP men including unnamed 20 people…
    CCC polls: EC calls out 20 judicial magistrates  Twenty judicial magistrates will be deployed in the Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) election areas from Jan 25, two days before the polls. A circular signed by Election Commission Deputy Secretary Afroza Shiuli was issued in this regard on Wednesday. The first-class magistrates will start working…
  • Action will be taken against AL leaders working against party candidates: Quader
  • BNP calls for national unity to ‘restore’ democracy
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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…
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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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