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Tuesday 7 July 2020 ,
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  • Renowned singer Andrew Kishore passes away
  • Bangladesh's coronavirus death toll rises to 2,096
  • 44 more die, 3,201 new cases detected
  • Dhaka: A preferred city months back, suddenly loses its 'attraction'
  • DNA linked to Covid-19 inherited from Neanderthals, common in Bangladeshis
  • Coronavirus Bangladesh: 55 more die as total cases now 1,62,417
  • Coronavirus death toll tops 2,000 in Bangladesh, 2,738 new cases
  • Social media, OTT contents to be brought under tax: Info minister
  • Biman halts Dubai, Abu Dhabi flights until July 16
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd
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Dhaka: A preferred city months back, suddenly loses its 'attraction'
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Fake Covid-19 reports: Eight held from Regent Hospitals in city Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Monday arrested eight individuals from branches of Regent Hospital in Uttara and Mirpur areas in the capital…
64 positive tests for coronavirus in Rangpur division Sixty-four more people were tested positive for coronavirus after testing their samples today at the two COVID-19 Laboratories in Rangpur and Dinajpur…
  • Covid-19 cases reach 5,512 in Khulna
  • 6 robbers held with sharp weapons in Rangpur
  • Covid-19 death crosses 200-mark in Ctg district
  • Bangladesh
    Covid-19: 20-party for building makeshift hospitals The BNP-led 20-party alliance on Monday demanded the government set up makeshift hospitals immediately across the country to effectively deal with the coronavirus situation and provide people with proper treatment. "The 20-party top leaders had a virtual meeting yesterday (Sunday) where they proposed…
    PM mourns death of singer Andrew Kishore Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of eminent singer Andrew Kishore. In a condolence message, the prime minister with profound respect recalled Andrew Kishore’s contributions to the country’s music arena. She said Andrew Kishore sang a number…
  • Flood may worsen in Natore-Naoagon, remain steady in two districts
  • Provide free or low-cost internet to students: Minister
  • Politics
    BNP leaders only giving speeches on TV: Hasan Information Minister Hasan Mahmud on Monday said the whole country is watching that BNP is not in the field but its leaers are giving speeches on televisions from their homes. The minister came up with the remarks while talking to journalists at the secretariat, responding to the criticism of BNP's…
    BNP misleading nation with imaginary information: Quader Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday said BNP is misleading the nation with imaginary information even during the coronavirus pandemic. “BNP is involved in their traditional politics of complaints without playing a responsible role during the corona crisis.  They are…
  • BNP to boycott by-polls to Bogura-1, Jashore-6
  • Health system collapsed: Fakhrul
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    • Canada : This undated handout image obtained July 2, 2020 shows the white-throated sparrow. AFP PHOTO
    • Istanbul : This aerial picture taken on June 28, 2020 in Istanbul shows Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul. AFP PHOTO
    • Gaza City, Palestinian Territories : Palestinian women cheer a girl holding balloons at sunset the beach in Gaza city, on June 30, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Stockholm : Bear cubs play in a pond in the bear enclosure at Stockholm Zoo Skansen as the temperature passed 30 degrees Celsius on June 25, 2020. AFP PHOTO
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