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  • Trump impeachment trial to focus on his attacks on election
  • Biden unveils $1.9tn US economic relief package
  • ‘Bangladesh’s labour migration sector needs revamping’
  • Bangladesh has capacity to preserve 15 cr COVID-19 vaccines: Maleque
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Global COVID-19 death toll nears 2 million The global death toll from Covid-19 is fast approaching the grim milestone of two…
15 dead as Indonesia quake topples homes, buildings  A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island just…
North Korea unveils new submarine-launched missile North Korea has unveiled a new type of submarine-launched ballistic missile that…
Metro
Tackling Covid-19: ‘Community Support Team Interventions’ launched in Faridpur The “Rural Community Support Team (CST) Interventions” was launched in Faridpur on Thursday “to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.”…
2 bikers crushed to death by truck on Khulna highway Two bikers were crushed to death by a speeding truck on Khulna-Satkhira Highway on Friday morning, police said.  Though the identities of the deceased…
  • Pregnant women getting institutional delivery facilities in Rajshahi
  • Rupnagar canal to be connected with Turag River: DNCC mayor
  • 120 homeless people to get brick-built houses in Gobindaganj
  • Bangladesh
    Journalist Hilali Wadud departs Hilali Wadud Chowdhury, senior sub-editor of daily Bhorer Kagoj, passed away on Friday. The 48-year-old journalist felt severe chest pain in the morning while leaving his home for the National Press Club to attend the annual general meeting of the Dhaka Sub-Editors Council (DSEC). And he breathed his…
    ‘Bangladesh’s labour migration sector needs revamping’ Bangladesh urgently needs to produce skilled migrant workers through reskilling and up-skilling considering the long-term development of the country. Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud said…
  • Bangladesh has capacity to preserve 15 cr COVID-19 vaccines: Maleque
  • Boost Bangladesh’s image through public diplomacy: FM
  • Politics
    BNP’s politics over Covid-19 vaccines will go in vain: Hasan Criticizing the politics of BNP, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said this party now wants to do politics over coronavirus vaccines, but their expectations won’t be fulfilled. “BNP intended to make agitation over the pandemic situation… unfortunately they have failed and…
    2nd phase municipal polls Saturday The second phase election to 60 municipalities will be held on Saturday with participation of two major political parties – Bangladesh Awami League and BNP – in the most of the election areas. Three Awami League's mayoral candidates – Golam Hasnain in Bhangura of Pabna, Habibur…
  • BNP’s nature is to make good initiatives questionable: Quader
  • 2 Awami League factions clash in Rajshahi over mayoral polls
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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
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    • 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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