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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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Industrialist Abdul Monem passes away Abdul Monem, chairman of Monem Group, passed away at Combined Military Hospital on Sunday morning. He was 83.   Abdul Monem suffered a stroke on…
Noted TV personality Mustafa Kamal Syed dies from coronavirus
Mustafa Kamal Syed, noted television personality and programme head of private television channel NTV, died from coronavirus at a city hospital on Sunday…
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  • Nilphamari Covid-19 patient found working in Narayanganj
  • Bangladesh
    Govt increases bus fares by 60 pc The government has increased fares of  inter-district and long routes (Dhaka, Chittagong cities and adjoining areas) bus and minibuses by 60 percent, in order to compensate bus owners carrying 50 percent less passengers to prevent the transmission of coronavirus.    Passengers will have…
    4,868 policemen infected with coronavirus in Bangladesh
A total of 4,868 members of Bangladesh police have been infected  with coronavirus as of Sunday . “Among the total infected policemen, 1,801 have made full recovery,” said Sohel Rana, additional inspector general (AIG) (media) of Police headquarters. Among the total cases, 1,652 are…
  • Educational institutions not reopening now: PM
  • Rajshahi board tops in SSC results
  • 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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    • 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
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    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
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    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,
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    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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