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  • BNP brands hike in bus fares ‘anti-people’
  • Govt providing Tk2,000cr to commercial banks as subsidy: PM
  • Noted TV personality Mustafa Kamal Syed dies from coronavirus
  • Coronavirus Bangladesh: Highest 40 deaths, 2545 new cases in 24 hrs
  • Coronavirus Bangladesh: Total cases rise to 47,153; death toll jumps to 650
  • 82.87pc pass, 1,35,898 GPA-5 in SSC, equivalent exams
  • Educational institutions not reopening now: PM
  • Govt increases bus fares by 60 pc
  • Rajshahi board tops in SSC results
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd
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2 unsuccessful SSC examinees ‘commit suicide’ in Magura, Thakurgaon Two female students allegedly committed suicide in Magura and Thakurgaon districts on Sunday after failing the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations.…
Vegetable farming on floating beds gets popular in Sylhet Vegetable farming on floating beds made of water hyacinth and bamboo in waterbodies or ponds, has drawn huge response from farmers in different areas…
  • Two children drown in Netrakona
  • Man dies in Keraniganj from covid-19
  • PM mourns death of Anwar Hossain
  • Bangladesh
    Dr Zafrullah’s wife, son also test positive for COVID-19 Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury’s wife and son have also tested positive for the coronavirus, or the associated disease COVID-19. Talking to UNB, Dr Zafrullah said his wife Shirin Parveen Haque and son Barish Hasan Chowdhury were tested with the same Rapid Dot Blot kit developed…
    Educational institutions not reopening now: PM Prime Minister Sheikh Haisna on Sunday ruled out the possibility of opening educational institutions right now saying that students are the future of the country and the government does not want to put them at risk. "May be we cannot open the educational institutions, because we want to advance…
  • Govt increases bus fares by 60 pc
  • 4,868 policemen infected with coronavirus in Bangladesh
  • Politics
    Govt pushing country towards ‘grave danger’: Fakhrul BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said the government is pushing the country towards a “grave danger” by reopening everything amid a huge risk of the spread of coronavirus. "There will be no public holiday from tomorrow (Sunday) and the services of the public…
    Not holding trial of Zia killing is mysterious: Hasan Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said it is really mysterious that BNP chief Begum Khaleda Zia did not hold the trial of the killing of her husband Ziaur Rahman when she was in power. “Question is being raised by many – whether there is any possibility that the truth will come…
  • BNP opposes government's decision to reopen offices
  • 3rd episode of AL’s webinar ‘Beyond the Pandemic’ tomorrow
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    • Finland : The polar day sunrise is picured at Yllastunturi in Kolari, northern Finland on May 28, 2020. The sun will remain continuously visible for several weeks as the next sunset will be in the summer, on July 15, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • France : This picture shows a bee foraging a flower in a field on May 24, 2020, in Saint-Philbert-sur-Risle, northern France. AFP PHTOTO
    • 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
    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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