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  • BNP leader Fakhrul turns 73
  • Govt procured vaccine for public interest: Quader
  • Trend of importing products giving false declarations decline: Kamal
  • Countrywide Covid-19 vaccination drive from Feb 7: Minister
  • Covid-19 vaccination drive begins Wednesday
  • PM places six proposals before world to stop random use of antibiotics
  • Govt will provide all logistic support to pvt sector: Planning Minister
  • Anushka murder after rape: Court seeks probe report by Feb 11
  • Italy PM tenders resignation: president
  • Regulators, operators talk existing problems in aviation sector
  • Tamim expects tougher challenge from West Indies Test team
  • Tri-service Bangladesh contingent leads India’s Republic Day Parade
  • 'Educational institutions likely to reopen in Feb'
  • AstraZeneca rejects ‘incorrect’ reports on Covid jab efficacy in elderly
  • CCC Election: 25 platoons of BGB, 9000 policemen deployed
  • Barishal water vessel strike called off
  • President gives assent to 3 bills
  • Winter break at Dhaka Regency
  • Govt ensures covid vaccines for 80 pc people : lawmakers
  • Bangladesh reports 14 Covid-19 deaths, 515 new cases
  • Giving Rohingyas birth certificates: Ex-Sunamganj panel mayor in jail
  • Quader urges BNP not to spread confusions over COVID-19 vaccine
  • Number of unfit vehicles without certificates soars to 4,81,029 in Bangladesh
  • BAT Bangladesh receives ‘Top Employers Award’ third time in a row
  • 49th anniv of diplomatic relations between Bangladesh, Russia celebrated
  • Naziruddin Ahmed passes away
  • Bangladesh’s first Navy chief Nurul Huq passes away
  • Global Covid cases near 100 million
  • Madrasa teacher held over ‘raping’ 7-yr old child in Benapole
  • India nominates 2 Bangladeshis for Padma awards
  • UN chief urges global alliance to counter rise of neo-Nazis
  • Bangladeshi tri-service contingent leads India's Republic Day parade
  • 38 Bangladeshi children return after languishing in Indian jail
  • UN forecasts 4.7% global economic growth in 2021
  • Ferry services resume on Paturia-Daulatdia route after 5 hrs
  • UK to offer genomics resources for global Covid fight
  • Cinema chain AMC raises nearly $1 bn to ward off bankruptcy
  • Google offers facilities for US vaccination sites
  • 19 dead, dozens hurt in Brazil bus crash
  • Estonia gets first female prime minister
  • US Senate confirms Yellen as first female Treasury secretary
  • Late show sees Spurs past Wycombe and into FA Cup fifth round
  • Journalists’ role vital to highlight development activities
  • Biden ‘First Dogs’ arrive at White House
  • South Korea posts worst growth in two decades
  • World lost equivalent of 255 mn jobs in 2020: UN
  • UK supermarkets caught in plastic packaging: Study
  • PM greets national cricket team
  • EU warns AstraZeneca over vaccine delivery delay
  • US ‘well on’ way to Covid herd immunity by summer: Biden
  • Trump impeachment article formally delivered to Senate
  • Rich and poor vaccine divide worsening, warns WHO
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    AstraZeneca rejects ‘incorrect’ reports on Covid jab efficacy in elderly Pharma giant AstraZeneca has defended the efficacy of its Covid-19 vaccine after…
    Global Covid cases near 100 million Covid continues to devastate countries across the world, as the total global caseload…
    UN chief urges global alliance to counter rise of neo-Nazis Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged coordinated global action on Monday to…
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    Barishal water vessel strike called off Passenger vessel services resumed on the Dhaka-Barishal route on Tuesday after water transport workers called off their strike late last night. The strike…
    Giving Rohingyas birth certificates: Ex-Sunamganj panel mayor in jail A Sunamganj court on Monday sent former panel mayor Hossain Ahmed Rasel to jail rejecting his bail plea in a case involving giving fake birth certificates…
  • 49th anniv of diplomatic relations between Bangladesh, Russia celebrated
  • Naziruddin Ahmed passes away
  • Journalists’ role vital to highlight development activities
  • Bangladesh
    Govt procured vaccine for public interest: Quader Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday stated that Covid-19 vaccine has been procured for the interest of general people of the country. “Vaccine was not purchased for the benefit of any vested group,” he insisted at a regular briefing at his official residence in…
    'Educational institutions likely to reopen in Feb' State Minister of Primary and Mass Education Md Zakir Hossain on Tuesday said educational institutions are likely to reopen any day in February after 11 months of closure forced by the coronavirus outbreak.  “We’re reopening all educational institutions in February. We’ll fix…
  • President gives assent to 3 bills
  • Govt ensures covid vaccines for 80 pc people : lawmakers
  • Politics
    BNP leader Fakhrul turns 73 BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir turned 73 on Tuesday. However, the BNP leader had a low-profile birthday party with only family members and party leaders and activists wishing him on the occasion. Fakhrul woke up in the morning with his younger daughter Mirza Safaruh wising him 'Happy…
    Quader urges BNP not to spread confusions over COVID-19 vaccine Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday called upon BNP not to spread confusions among the people over a sensitive issue like COVID-19 vaccines. He made the call while speaking at a virtual press briefing on contemporary affairs from his official residence here. Quader, also the…
  • Govt will not interfere in CCC polls: Quader
  • CCC election: Celebrities called into 'action'
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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,
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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