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Coronavirus: India records 46,790 new cases
The number of new coronavirus infections reported daily in India dropped below 50,000…
Trump slams govt Covid expert Fauci ‘and all these idiots’
US President Donald Trump went after top government scientist Anthony Fauci in a…
China calls on India to honor pledge, return missing soldier China’s military says it hopes India will make good on its pledge to swiftly…
Metro
4 Khulna University teachers served showcase notice
Khulna University authorities have issued a show-cause notice to its four teachers seeking explanation over ’ instigating students during a movement’…
92.58pc Covid-19 patients recover in Rangpur More than 92.58 per cent coronavirus (COVID-19) patients have so far recovered against the infection rate of 16.76 percent since outbreak of the pandemic…
  • 19,001 recover from Covid-19 in Rajshahi
  • Woman killed in Netrakona road crash
  • Father, son killed in Dhaka road crash
  • Bangladesh
    Laila Hossain new Bangladesh Ambassador to Poland The government has appointed Sultana Laila Hossain, currently serving as Bangladesh Ambassador to Morocco, as the next Ambassador of Bangladesh to Poland. Ambassador Laila Hossain is a career foreign service officer belonging to the 11th batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre,…
    Saima for ensuring mental health to attain SDGs Saima Wazed Hossain, president of Bangladesh National Advisory Committee for Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders, today said there was no alternative to ensuring mental health care to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). She called upon the health professionals and therapists of Bangladesh…
  • Netherlands reiterates commitment over justice, accountability of Rohingya atrocities
  • Strike by lighterage vessel workers disrupts offloading at Ctg port
  • Politics
    Faridpur MP Nixon gets anticipatory bail The High Court on Tuesday granted an eight-week anticipatory bail to Faridpur-4 MP Mujibur Rahman Nixon Chowdhury in a case filed by the Election Commission (EC). The bench of Justice Sheikh Md Zakir Hossain and Justice KM Zahid Sarwar granted the bail when MP Nixon appeared before the court. Advocate…
    BNP leaders should resign for failing in movement, polls: Obaidul Quader
Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the BNP leaders should resign from their posts for failing in movement and polls in the last 12 years. “None witnessed such a failed opposition party (like BNP) in the history of Bangladesh. So, the…
  • Indictment hearing in Khaleda’s Niko graft case on Nov 24
  • Khaleda not free to receive advanced treatment: Fakhrul
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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
    Bottle-fed babies ingest ‘millions’ of microplastics: Study

    Bottle-fed babies ingest ‘millions’ of microplastics: Study

    Bottle-fed babies may ingest more than a million pieces of microplastics each day, new research showed Monday highlighting the abundance of plastics in our food products. There is growing evidence that…
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    Sputnik V vaccine supplies to Latin America may start in December
    The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) plans to initiate supplies of the Russian…
    Vidya Balan's festive look in red Kanjeevaram silk sarees
    Sartorial elegance looks tailor-made for Shakuntala Devi star Indian Vidya Balan,…
    Hrithik Roshan rocks hand woven pocket squares in style
    Fusing tradition with trend, Bollywood hunk Hrithik Roshan was seen rooting for…
    Science & Tech
    Facebook unveils machine learning translator for 100 languages
    Facebook on Monday unveiled software based on machine learning which the company…
    Nokia and NASA to install 4G on the Moon
    With competition among Earth’s telecoms providers as fierce as ever,…
    2.2 million Facebook and Instagram ads rejected ahead of US vote: FB
    A total of 2.2 million ads on Facebook and Instagram have been rejected and…
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