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  • Coronavirus: Bangladesh detects 2,611 new cases, 32 more die
  • 8 more deaths take flood death toll to 169
  • First Covid-19 vaccine to get registered on 12th Aug in Russia
  • Bangladesh’s Covid-19 cases surpass 2.5 lakh
  • 27 more die, 2,851 new cases reported in 24 hours
  • Mountaineer Reshma killed in road crash
  • TikTok threatens legal action against US ban
  • Coronavirus cases worldwide pass 19 million
  • Bangladesh among global hotspots of series of floods: Study
  • WHO says ‘vaccine nationalism’ cannot beat virus
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UN experts urge to lift unilateral sanctions amidst COVID-19 pandemic A group of United Nations (UN) experts has called for the lifting of all unilateral…
US sanctions on 11 Chinese officials over Hong Kong policy The Treasury Department of the United States on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong…
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Man held over Bashundhara businessman’s murder confesses Police on Saturday arrested a man for his suspected involvement in a murder in the Bashundhara area of the capital.  He was identified as Milon,…
BCL leader held for abducting college girl in Rajshahi Police early Saturday arrested a local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and his father in a  case over abduction of a college girl in Mohanpur…
  • Police arrest 55 for selling, consuming drugs in city
  • 64.50pc coronavirus patients recover in Khulna
  • 158 tests positive tests for coronavirus in Rangpur
  • Bangladesh
    Proud to work with govt of Bangladesh: US US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Miller on Saturday said his country is proud to work with the government of Bangladesh to help provide humanitarian assistance to those affected by flooding. Ambassador Miller visited Madhya Khatiamari village in Gaibandha district with officials of Bangladesh government…
    Bangamata’s birth anniversary being observed across country  The 90th birth anniversary of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, is being observed across the country today. Born on August 8 in 1930 at Tungipara village in Gopalganj, she was killed brutally by the assassins of Father of the…
  • Bangamata created scope for Bangabandhu to devote to country: PM
  • Road crash leaves six people dead in Chuadanga
  • Politics
    Bangladesh lacks honest politicians: Moudud BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Friday bemoaned that Bangladesh is now facing a serious crisis of honest politicians. “There can be no greater misfortune for an independent country than the lack of patriotism and losing people’s power to raise voice. The lack of honest people and honest…
    No benefit in spreading rumors against govt: Quader Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said an evil force is out to spread rumors and propaganda on various issues against the government but there would have no benefit in doing so as the government has a very strong footing on this soil. “Some people are making evil attempts…
  • Full reopening of govt offices will intensify pandemic: BNP
  • BNP slams move to ‘stop’ drive at hospitals
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    • 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
    • Germany : A flower is seen at a cloudy sky at a field 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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