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  • Arnob ties the knot with fellow artist Sunidhi in Kolkata
  • Bangladesh preparing for West Indies series
  • Provide loans to small businesses more sincerely, PM to pvt banks
  • EXIM Bank donates 1.5 lakh blankets to PM’s Relief Fund
  • ZEE5 Global announces its first four Bangladeshi originals
  • NRB Bank donates blankets to PM’s Relief Fund
  • Premier Bank celebrates 21st anniversary
  • Aung San Suu Kyi asked to secure Rohingya repatriation
  • FIFA president Gianni Infantino tests positive for Covid-19
  • DMP opens ‘Quick Response Team & Emergency Hotline’ for women, children
  • Soumitra Chatterjee put on ventilator
  • Bangladesh reports 23 COVID-19 deaths, 3,19,733 total recoveries
  • Erfan Selim, bodyguard remanded in Navy officer assault case
  • Assaulting Navy officer: Irfan Selim, bodyguard on 3-day remand
  • WFP reopens fresh food corners at Rohingya camps
  • Turkey wants enhanced ties with Bangladesh exceeding $2 bln trade
  • Dhaka-Mymensingh rail link restored
  • Gazipur workers block road, vandalise factory
  • Bangladesh-India restores air connectivity after seven months
  • Always be ready to protect Constitution, sovereignty of motherland: PM to Army
  • None involved in Raihan killing will be spared: SMP Commissioner
  • US-Bangla start flights to Chennai, Kolkata
  • 3 social media CEOs face grilling by GOP senators on bias
  • Global Covid-19 cases hit 43.8 mln
  • Trump says disappointed with collapse of Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire
  • Madhukhali Upazila chairman dies of Covid-19
  • 4 cases filed against Irfan, Zahid for possessing firearms, drugs
  • Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu resigns
  • Qatar to investigate 'invasive' exams of women at Doha airport
  • Europe's daily Covid-19 deaths rise by nearly 40% compared with last week: WHO
  • Month-long art exhibition focuses on COVID-19, its impact
  • ACC files case against Titas Transmission, Dist. companymanager
  • BB fails to launch Interoperabiity for technical glitch
  • Old guard Pakir Ali back in Bangladesh with Police Club this time
  • World News
    Global Covid-19 cases hit 43.8 mln Coronavirus  has infected more than 43.8 million people globally as of Wednesday,…
    Trump says disappointed with collapse of Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that it was disappointing to see a U.S.-brokered…
    Qatar to investigate 'invasive' exams of women at Doha airport Qatar has said it will investigate allegations that women booked on 10 flights were…
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    Metro
    Gazipur workers block road, vandalise factory Workers of a sweater factory in Gazipur blocked the road protesting the factory authority’s decision to retrench workers. Vehicular movement on…
    4 killed in Cox’s Bazar road crash Four people were killed and two others injured after a truck collided head-on with an auto-rickshaw at Nandirpara Station in Pekua Upazila Sadar on Monday.…
  • Khulna records 22,754 Covid-19 patients, 21,443 recoveries so far
  • Covid-19 cases reach 20,804 in Rajshahi
  • Garment worker ‘raped’ in Savar
  • Bangladesh
    DMP opens ‘Quick Response Team & Emergency Hotline’ for women, children Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) today opened “Quick Response Team and Emergency Hotline” at Tejgaon police station complex to ensure rapid service for women and children facing any sort of harassment or torture. “We don’t want any woman or child to face any untoward incident…
    WFP reopens fresh food corners at Rohingya camps The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has reopened its fresh food corners at Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, allowing trade and business activities to resume after months of closure due to Covid-19 prevention measures. By May 2021, WFP hopes to bring the farmers’ market to 30 percent…
  • Dhaka-Mymensingh rail link restored
  • Bangladesh-India restores air connectivity after seven months
  • Politics
    Irfan Salim suspended as councilor The government has suspended Irfan Selim, the Councilor of Ward no 30 of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), for assaulting an official of Bangladesh Navy. Local Government Department on Tuesday issued a notification in this regard. Earlier, a mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Monday…
    BNP’s political inheritance characterizes blood and conspiracy: Qauder Criticizing the political strategy of BNP, Awami League General Secretary Obadidul Quader today said BNP wears the mask of democracy as their political inheritance characterizes blood and conspiracy. “BNP’s ill-politics is the biggest impediment on the way to institutionalization of democracy…
  • Irfan Selim, his bodyguard jailed for one year
  • Won’t spare wrongdoers: Home Minister
  • Sports
    Bangladesh preparing for West Indies series Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has set its focus on the next international home series against the West Indies in January after number of international…
  • Old guard Pakir Ali back in Bangladesh with Police Club this time
  • Shakib’s yearlong ban ends today
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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
    • 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
    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…
    Environment
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    Heavy rainfall activities likely

    Due to a well-marked low over the Northwest Bay and adjoining West-central Bay heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram, Mymensingh…
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    Science & Tech
    3 social media CEOs face grilling by GOP senators on bias
    The CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are facing a grilling by Republican…
    NASA discovers water on sunlit surface of moon
    NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed,…
    Facebook unveils machine learning translator for 100 languages
    Facebook on Monday unveiled software based on machine learning which the company…
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