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  • PM details vaccine roll-out plan in JS
  • CCC polls: 2 killed in election-related violence with voting underway
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  • India farmer leaders condemn violence but won't call off protests
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  • Special Team arrives in Sylhet to test Corona-affected UK returnees
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2021 must be a year of healing: UN Chief UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said the year 2021 must be a year of healing…
Biden signals tougher Russia stance in first Putin call President Joe Biden signalled a tougher US stance on Russia Tuesday in his first…
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3 killed in Dinajpur road crash  Three people were killed when a truck hit a motorbike at Farakkabad Joynul Mudikhana in Birol upazila of Dinajpur district on Tuesday night. The…
Special Team arrives in Sylhet to test Corona-affected UK returnees A special team from Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) on Tuesday noon arrived in Sylhet to test twenty- nine UK returnee…
  • Two KU students end hunger strike
  • Barishal water vessel strike called off
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  • Bangladesh
    PM details vaccine roll-out plan in JS Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today unveiled the detailed vaccine roll-out plan in parliament as the consignments of Covid-19 inoculate started reaching Bangladesh. “In the first phase of vaccine distribution, a total of 1.50 crore people (8.86pc of population) will get two doses of inoculation…
    It’s a big year for Bangladesh: British envoy British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson on Wednesday said this year is a big year for Bangladesh, and also for the United Kingdom (UK) as a partner, saying that they would hold a series of events to celebrate the “remarkable success” of Bangladesh.   “Bangladesh’s…
  • John Kerry calls Momen, discusses climate change and possible US-Bangladesh collaboration
  • Winter session of parliament takes Chattogram election heat
  • Politics
    CCC polls nothing but “extreme level of farce”: BNP BNP on Wednesday alleged that the elections to Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) were marred by “unprecedented vote robbery’ and violence”. The party also branded Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda as a “killer” of democracy and fair elections. "This election…
    CCC polls: 2 killed in election-related violence with voting underway Brother killed brother and an intra-party factional feud cost another life within hours of voting commencing in the highly anticipated Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) election on Wednesday. At Ambagan in the city's Khulshi area, a man was shot dead and five others sustained bullet injuries in…
  • Voting in CCC elections starts peacefully
  • BNP leader Fakhrul turns 73
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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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    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,
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    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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