Tuesday 14 July 2020 ,
Tuesday 14 July 2020 ,
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  • Coronavirus: Bangladesh reports 3,163 new cases, 33 more deaths
  • Coronavirus: Bangladesh reports 3,163 new cases, 33 more deaths
  • Flood situation worsens in Brahmaputra basin
  • Warrant issued against Shahed in embezzlement cases
  • Nations heading in wrong direction with Covid-19: WHO
  • Global Covid-19 pandemic: Small businesses around the world struggle to survive
  • Regulators await prospective Bangladeshi coronavirus vaccine’s trial result
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd
At a Glance
  • Dhaka residents favour smaller, affordable houses for rent
  • Govt preparing local entrepreneurs to face post corona challenges
  • 1.25 lakh people marooned in Gaibandha
  • Ministry has no problem with DGHS: Zahid Maleque
  • Shahjahan Siraj passes away
  • Quader for increasing Covid-19 samples test
  • Ecnec okays Tk 3,020-cr farm modernization project
  • 7 Regent Hospital employees sent to jail
  • Under-16 female footballers fret over fitness
  • ADB to hold its annual meeting’s 2nd stage virtually 17-18 Sep
  • 167 detected as COVID-19 positive in Ctg
  • Stocks extend slump amid low turnover
  • Teacher held in Faridpur for violating school girl
  • Appellate Division to hold regular virtual hearing from July 19
  • Covid test scam: DB to investigate case against Dr Sabrina, others
  • Jamuna Group Chairman Nurul Islam laid to rest
  • Bangladesh reports recovery of over 1 lakh Covid patients
  • Regulators await prospective Bangladeshi coronavirus vaccine’s trial result
  • Flood situation worsens in Brahmaputra basin
  • Coronavirus cases reach 7,642 in Khulna
  • EU condemns Turkish decision over Hagia Sophia
  • Covid-19 cases reach near 1mn in India
  • England to back Buttler, but Denly in the firing line
  • Small businesses around the world struggle to survive
  • Warrant issued against Shahed in embezzlement cases
  • PSTU VC, his wife being airlifted to Dhaka
  • US discusses five-power summit with Russia
  • PM mourns death of Sufia Haider Chowdhury
  • Two-thirds global population at risk of being left behind: UN
  • 7 children, 2 women killed in Yemen air strike: UN
  • Jihadists kill 10 Nigerian soldiers: sources
  • Nearly 60,000 new virus cases in US in 24 hours
  • Nations heading in wrong direction with Covid-19: WHO
  • Women trafficking kingpin Azam Khan confesses at court
  • Action to be taken against river encroachers: Khaled Mahmud
  • Shahed sued for ‘embezzling’ Tk 91 lakh in Chattogram
  • Extending support to women crucial in COVID-19: GCC Mayor
  • Cabinet okays observing 7th March as National Historic Day
  • Man held over ‘rape’ of fifth grader in Chandpur
  • Tiger population at risk in Sundarbans
  • Summit Power wins two Asset Triple A Asia Infrastructure Awards
  • CPJ names Shahidul Alam for Int’l Press Freedom Awards 2020
  • No Eid holidays for Govt, private, autonomous officials
  • World News
    EU condemns Turkish decision over Hagia Sophia Foreign ministers of the European Union condemned the Turkish decision to convert…
    Covid-19 cases reach near 1mn in India The number of coronavirus cases in India surged by 28,000 cases on Tuesday and is…
    US discusses five-power summit with Russia The United States said Monday that it spoke with Russia about convening a summit…
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    Metro
    167 detected as COVID-19 positive in Ctg A total of 167 people were detected positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours after testing 856 samples at five COVID-19 laboratories in Chattogram…
    Teacher held in Faridpur for violating school girl Police arrested a teacher of a governmen school at Soterroshi village in Sadarpur upazila on Monday night in a case over violating a 10th grader.  The…
  • Flood situation worsens in Brahmaputra basin
  • Coronavirus cases reach 7,642 in Khulna
  • PSTU VC, his wife being airlifted to Dhaka
  • Bangladesh
     Shahjahan Siraj passes away Former Forest and Environment Minister and BNP leader Shahjahan Siraj died on Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.  He was 77. Shahjahan Siraj, also a former BNP vice chairman, breathed his last around 3:25 at Evercare Hospital in the capital, said BNP chairperson’s media wing member…
    Quader for increasing Covid-19 samples test Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today urged the authorities concerned to further increase the number of coronavirus samples test. “We have observed that the number of COVID-19 sample test dwindled in the last couple of days. But the rate of virus infection is higher considering the…
  • 7 Regent Hospital employees sent to jail
  • Covid test scam: DB to investigate case against Dr Sabrina, others
  • Politics
    Bogura-1, Jashore-6 by-polls Tuesday Two parliamentary constituencies –- Bogura-1 and Jashore-6 – are going to by-elections on Tuesday as the Election Commission has completed all necessary preparations.  Balloting will start at 9am and continue till 5pm without any break, said an EC press release.   The EC asked…
    Ershad’s first death anniv Tuesday Jatiya Party will observe the first death anniversary of its founder HM Ershad on Tuesday. The party has worked out elaborate programmes to mark the death anniversary with due respect. However, all the programmes will be held maintaining social distancing and health rules due to the coronavirus pandemic,…
  • No place of asylum seekers, conspirators in AL: Quader
  • No mercy to those spoiling party’s image by graft: Quader
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    • 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
    • Gaza City: A Palestinian girl attends a Koran memorization class while respecting social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, at a mosque in Gaza City, on June 29, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Istanbul : This picture taken on June 26, 2020 in Istanbul shows Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul. AFP PHOTO
    • Indonesia : Fishermen fish on a boat near the coast during sunset in Banda Aceh on July 3, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • 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
    • Moscow : A bee (L) and Cleridae (Trichodes apiarius) draw nectar from the flowers of a Sorbaria sorbifolia bush in a garden outside Moscow on June 26, 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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    Tiger population at risk in Sundarbans

    Tiger population at risk in Sundarbans

    A total of 38 tigers died in the last 20 years in Bangladesh part of the Sundarbans. Within a gap of five months, the Forest Department found two dead tigers one in the Sundarbans West Andharmanki Forest…
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