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  • 6 new dengue patients reported in last 24 hours
  • Dhaka, Beijing discuss bringing medical teams
  • Bangladesh confirms 3 more coronavirus deaths, 54 new cases
  • Bangladesh confirms 3 more coronavirus deaths, 54 new cases
  • Bangladesh confirms 3 more coronavirus deaths, 54 new cases
  • Death warrant issued for Bangabandhu’s killer Majed
  • World short of 6 million nurses: WHO
  • The Independent decides to go online for now
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: Hunting Number: 01944333222, DGHS: 16263, 333
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EU science chief resigns over virus response The head of the European Research Council has resigned, the EU confirmed on Wednesday,…
Abandoned' Italian hospital fears virus' march south At the Locri hospital in southern Italy, patients are often sent elsewhere for lack…
Human activity to blame for virus spread: study  Diseases such as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe could become more…
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Metro
Tabligh devotee dies on quarantine in Rajshahi An elderly man, who returned from a Tablighi congregation, died in quarantine at Uttar Milikbhagha village in Bagha upazila on Wednesday.   The deceased…
Poverty-stricken man commits ‘suicide’ in Jhenaidah Failing to bear the agony of abject poverty amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, a man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at Dalbhanga village…
  • DNCC requests people to refrain from visiting graveyards
  • Stand beside 90 lakh jobless transport workers: BJKS
  • Coronavirus: Villages ‘willingly go into lockdown’ in Ctg
  • Bangladesh
    178 Russians employees of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project leave Bangladesh Some 178 Russians employees of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project left Bangladesh on April 6 on a chartered flight from Dhaka, said a press release of Rosatom, the Russian contractor of the project. It mentioned that Russia's state atomic energy corporation Rosatom arranged the special flight to take…
    Man suffering from breathing complications dies in Kishoreganj A man, suffering from breathing problem, died at Boiratia village in Karimganj upazila on Wednesday afternoon The deceased was identified as Md Bipul, 28, son of Shawkat Ali. His elder brother Biplob said Bipul had been suffering from breathing problem for a long time and used inhaler. He started was…
  • Veteran journalist Roushanuzzaman passes away
  • Man dies with fever, breathing problem in Manikganj
  • Politics
    Boost efforts to bring back Bangabandhu’s absconding killers: Quader Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday urged the authorities concerned to bolster efforts to bring back the fugitive killers of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. "Strong efforts are ongoing to bring back the convicted killers who’re hiding abroad.…
    Oikya Front seeks national consensus to tackle coronavirus Calling for forging a national consensus to tackle the coronavirus crisis, Jatiya Oikya Front, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, on Tuesday placed a five-point proposal. In a statement, the senior leaders of the opposition alliance also said it is not possible to overcome any disaster with a “narrow and…
  • Quader urges party men to stand by distressed people
  • Ex-MP MA Jabbar dies
  • Sports
    Sabbir urges fans to stay home

Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman has urged people to stay at home in this time of coronavirus pandemic so that the spread of the virus can be…
  • Mahmudullah blessed with a baby boy
  • BCB plans to formulate exit strategy for COVID-19
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    • CANADA : A couple walk a pedestrian bridge at sunset as Toronto copes with a shutdown due to the Coronavirus, on April 1, 2020 in Toronto, Canada. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : A lone peacock walks along a street, past shops closed during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, in Dubai on April 1, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Vilnius : An old man feeds the birds on an empty square in the Old Town of Vilnius, Lithuania, on March 29, 2020, amid of the new coronavirus COVDI-19 pandemic. AFP PHOTo
    • Munich, Bavaria, DEUTSCHLAND : A cyclist passes the setting sun in the Olympic park in Munich, southern Germany, after a sunny cold spring day on March 23, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Pristina : A peacock butterfly gathers pollen on a blooming branch of an apricot tree, near the town of Pristina on March 21, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : Shows a general view of Dubai. No shisha pipe sessions, deserted streets, mosques and shopping malls, drones in the sky broadcasting public health warnings -- the new coronavirus has turned life upside down in Gulf societies. on March 15, 2020 AFP PHOTO
    • France : A bike rider passes under a blooming magnolia tree in central Strasbourg, eastern France on March 13, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Piazza San Silvestro in downtown Rome yesterday see a thin presence of people, who sit at a safe distance from one another, as Italy imposed unprecedented countrywide lockdown on its 60 million people to control the deadly coronavirus. AFP PHOTO
    • Colombia : A Macaw (Ara chloroptera) is photographed at the zoo in Cali, Colombia, on March 6, 2020. Colombia is the country with the highest number of bird diversity in the world, being home to about 1,934 species -one fifth of all known bird species. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A surfer tries to jumps in the waves of the lake Ammersee in front of the Alp mountains near the village of Herrsching, southern Germany, during stormy weather with temperatures by seven degrees on March 6, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    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…
    Low-income people, mostly rendered jobless by the ongoing closure over coronavirus spread, stand in queues to buy rice at Tk10 per kg from a
government truck-mounted shop, keeping social distance, at Sattola Slum of Mohakhali in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOT0 Low-income people, mostly rendered jobless by the ongoing closure over coronavirus spread,…
    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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    Monkeys, elephants ,dogs reclaim India’s streets in virus lockdown

    Monkeys, elephants ,dogs reclaim India’s streets in virus lockdown

    Hundreds of monkeys have taken over the streets around India’s presidential palace, leading an animal offensive taking advantage of deserted streets as the country remains under a coronavirus lockdown.…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    World short of 6 million nurses: WHO
    As COVID-19 captures global headlines, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned…
    Flowery touch to enhance beauty
    After a rather dull winter, though we absolutely loved the trends, we need a fresh…
    Self-isolation: Play out fashion fantasies
    We’re all bored out of our skulls by now in the wake of the imposed lockdown…
    Science & Tech
    Samsung Electronics expects profit rise on coronavirus demand
    Samsung Electronics expects higher first-quarter profits, it said Tuesday,…
    Bangabandhu Parishad launches app for COVID-19 pre-test
    Bangabandhu Parishad’s Dhaka city chapter on Tuesday said they developed…
    Jobike service free for IEDCR staff
    Mobile application-based bicycle service Jobike has extended support to the…
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