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WHO wants moratorium on Covid vaccine booster shots The WHO on Wednesday called for a moratorium on Covid-19 vaccine booster shots until…
Biden touts lead role in vaccinating the world as Delta variant surges The United States has distributed more than 100 million Covid-19 vaccine doses overseas…
Gunmen attack home of Afghan defence minister in Kabul Four people have been killed after militants attacked the home of the Afghan defence…
Metro
Rangpur division records 37.18pc Covid-19 positivity rate Rangpur division recorded 37.18 percent Covid-19 positivity rate as 129 fresh cases were reported after testing 347 newly collected samples of all eight…
Covid-19 death cases cross 1000-mark in Ctg A total of 16 people died due to Covid-19 in the in the district during the last 24 hours, climbing the death toll to 1,010 since the pandemic began.…
  • 15-member committee formed to run Bangladesh Bar Council
  • Dhaka grapples to enforce lockdown
  • Rangpur division records 47.06pc Covid-19 positivity rate
  • Bangladesh
    PM congratulates Tigers on back-to-back win over Aussies Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday congratulated Bangladesh cricket team for its second consecutive win over touring Australia in the T20 match. Tigers beat Aussies by five wickets in the second T20 match at Sher-E-Bangla Cricket Sradium. Bangladesh is leading 2-0 in the five-match series. MH…
    Evidence of Bangabandhu’s assassination proves Zia’s involvement in the brutality: Hasan Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said the evidence of the Bangabandhu’s assassination proved that Ziaur Rahman was involved in the killings of the brutal assassination.  “His (Zia) involvement is clear as broad daylight. The statements made by the witnesses…
  • Combing operation to help contain dengue: Taposh
  • Rupganj factory fire : Families receive remains of 24 victims
  • Politics
    AL to launch campaign to make mass inoculation a success: Quader Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said AL President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the party leaders and workers to launch a mass campaign across the country to make the government's mass vaccination programme a success. He disclosed this while speaking at a special…
    Govt losing trust with ministers’ ‘funny’ remarks: GM Quader Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader on Wednesday said people are getting confused and losing their trust in the government due to ‘funny’ remarks by ministers. In a statement, he also said ministers are making ‘contradictory’ remarks for lack of coordination.  The Jatiya Party…
  • AL secretariat meeting Wednesday
  • Dhaka city BNP bodies to help, bring positive changes to politics: 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
    Huge California fire grows as heat spikes again across state

    Huge California fire grows as heat spikes again across state

    California’s largest wildfire exploded again after burning for nearly three weeks in remote mountains and officials warned Tuesday that hot, dry weather would increase the risk of new fires across…
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    Science & Tech
    vivo launches free doorstep delivery facility amid COVID-19 lockdown
    Keeping customers’ safety in mind, vivo, a global technology company,…
    BTRC purchases telecom monitoring system from TKC Telecom
    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is purchasing telecom…
    Kitchen robot in Riga cooks up new future for fast food
    A pasta order comes in and the robotic arm springs into action at the Roboeatz…
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