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  • Bangladesh sees only 363 new Covid cases as sample testing falls amid Eid
  • Bangladesh sees only 363 new Covid cases as sample testing falls amid Eid
  • Bangladesh extends lockdown until May 23
  • Bangladesh extends lockdown until May 23
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UN Security Council to meet after Gaza destruction, rocket fire into Israel The UN Security Council was due to meet Sunday after Israeli air strikes on the…
UN chief ‘dismayed’, ‘disturbed’ by Israel strikes on Gaza UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was “dismayed” by civilian casualties…
Global Covid-19 cases hit 162 million As Covid-19 cases keep rising  day by day in the world, over 162 million people…
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Lightning strike kills 2 in Rajshahi Two youths were killed by lightning strike at Taltoli in Bagmara upazila of Rajshahi district on Saturday. The deceased were identified as Babu Islam,…
Eid joy turns into tragedy for a Barishal family Eid celebration turned into mourning and sorrow gripped a family at Harishena village in Gouranadi upazila of Barishal on Saturday as they lost their…
  • Atiqul seeks cooperation to transform Dhaka into “modern” city
  • Former Jamaat MP Shahjahan Chowdhury put on 3-day remand
  • Man killed by rivals in Sylhet
  • Bangladesh
    Offices resume today after Eid vacation The government and private offices resume today as the three-day public holiday on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Fitr ended yesterday. The Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the biggest religious festivals of Muslims, was celebrated in the country with religious fervour and zeal on Friday, maintaining health guidelines…
    Covid-19 situation may worsen if Eid return journey makes mad rush: Quader Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister on Saturday called upon the people to remain careful at the highest level to follow health safety guidelines by avoiding crowd in view of the second wave of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. “The Covid-19 situation…
  • Ongoing lockdown to be extended until May 23
  • Assam can reap benefits from Bangladesh's growth trajectory: PM
  • Politics
    Sheikh Hasina’s homecoming day tomorrow Tomorrow is the 40th homecoming day of Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. On May 17 in 1981, she returned to the country after a long exile. Boarding on an aircraft of the Indian Airlines, Awami League President Sheikh Hasina reached the then Kurmitola Airport here from the Indian…
    BNP couldn’t come out of politics of hatred: Hasan Coming down heavily on BNP leaders comments, Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Saturday said BNP and its secretary general couldn’t come out from the politics of hatred even on the Eid day. “Begum Khaleda Zia celebrated the Eid outside the prison for unprecedented…
  • Islami Andolon Bangladesh demonstrates against Israeli aggression in Palestine
  • No eid joy for BNP over a decade: 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
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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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    Mild heat wave sweeps parts of country

    Mild heat wave sweeps parts of country

    A mild heat wave is sweeping Dhaka, Rajshahi, Khulna and Barishal divisions, said Bangladesh Metrology Department (BMD). Besides, mild heat waves are also sweeping the regions of Rangamati, Chandpur,…
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