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DMP issues traffic guidelines marking National Mourning Day Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) issued guidelines for vehicular movement in the capital ahead of the National Mourning Day to be observed on August…
Covid-19 positive cases reach 15493 in Chattogram The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases crossed 15,493 mark as 141 more new patients were diagnosed with the lethal virus after testing 825…
  • Covid-19, Rain slow down Khulna-Mongla railway project
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  • Bangladesh
    Bangabandhu centenary celebration body makes e-poster on Mourning Day
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee has published four specially designed e-posters for electronic, online and social media marking the 45th martyrdom anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman…
    3 killed in Jashore juvenile correction centre clash Three teenagers were killed in a clash at a juvenile correction centre in Jashore on Thursday evening.  The deceased as - Naim Hossain, 15, son of Nannu Parmanik of Shibganj, Parvej Hasan Rabbi, 18, son of Roza Mia of Daulatpur and Rasel Hossain, 18, said Additional Superintendent of Police Towhidul…
  • Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora made additional DG of DGHS
  • Biman to operate flight to Kuala Lumpur from Aug 18
  • Politics
    BNP demands trial of all extrajudicial killings Claiming that around 3,000 people have been subjected to extrajudicial killings across the country over the last one decade of rule of Awami League, BNP on Thursday demanded proper trial of all such incidents. "About 3,000 people have been the victims of extrajudicial killings in the country by…
    BNP MP Rumeen Farhana infected with Covid-19 Barrister Rumeen Farhana, a BNP MP from reserved seat, has been diagnosed with coronavirus. “I underwent Covid-19 test as I had been suffering from illness for the last few days. My test results came out positive yesterday (Tuesday),” Rumeen told UNB on Wednesday. The MP said she is now…
  • Bangladesh a bright example of communal harmony: Quader
  • BNP against EC’s move to rename local govt bodies
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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…
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    Facebook has updated its rules to tackle posts containing depictions of "blackface"…
    Huawei launches ‘Seeds for the Future’ programme in Bangladesh
    Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited on Monday inaugurated its annual programme…
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