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  • Bangladesh reports 101 Covid-19 deaths for 2nd consecutive day
  • Bangladesh reports 101 Covid-19 deaths for 2nd consecutive day
  • Prof Dr Tarek Shamsur Rehman found dead at Uttara
  • Kabori laid to eternal rest
  • 4 workers killed in ‘police firing’ in Chattogram
  • 7 more Hefazat supporters held over Brahmanbaria mayhem
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2 killed, 10 injured in Satkhira road crash Two were killed and 10 others injured as two pick-up vans collided head-on on Satkhira-Khulna highway in Subhashini area of Tala upazila on Saturday.…
Teacher held for ‘blackmailing schoolgirl’ in Chattogram A teacher has been arrested from Hathazari upazila for allegedly blackmailing and harassing a schoolgirl by threatening to upload an obscene video of…
  • Covid-infected Ekattor TV journalist dies
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  • DSCC files cases, slaps fines for violating health rules during lockdown
  • Bangladesh
    Over 200 protest flight cancellation at Dhaka airport Around 200 Saudi Arabia-bound migrant workers staged a protest inside the Dhaka airport early on Saturday morning after a scheduled special flight of Biman Bangladesh to Riyadh was cancelled at the last minute. Sources said the special flight to Riyadh was scheduled to take off around 6.15 am, with…
    PM shocked at Kabori's death
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of a renowned actress of Bangla cinema, producer and former MP Sarah Begum Kabori. In a condolence message, she said Kabori is a bright star in the arena of film of this country.  “Her contribution in politics…
  • Child Rape in Shariatpur: 'Rapist' madrasa teacher let off with fine
  • Illegal medical supplies seller busted by RAB; 9 arrested
  • Politics
    BNP leader Aman hospitalised with Covid infections BNP Chairperson’s adviser Amanullah Aman was admitted to a hospital in the capital on Saturday with coronavirus infections. Aman, a former vice president of Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu), was taken to Square Hospitals around 1:30pm, said BNP vice chairman Dr AZM Zahid Hossain.…
    7 more Hefazat supporters held over Brahmanbaria mayhem
Seven more people have been arrested in the past 24 hours in connection with the clashes and vandalism by Hefazat-e-Islam supporters in Brahmanbaria last month, police said Saturday. The arrests were made from different parts of the district, according to the special branch of the district police. So…
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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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    • 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…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Kabori laid to eternal rest
    Legendry actress and former lawmaker Sarah Begum Kabori has been laid to eternal rest. She was buried at the Banani Graveyard in the capital at around 2pm on Saturday, after her namaz-e-janaza, her son Shaker Chishty told media.  Chishty said: “My mother…
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    60th anniv of Yuri Gagarin's space flight celebrated
    The 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's space flight was celebrated virtually…
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