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  • First AGM of upay held
  • Ajax academy player Noah Gesser, 16, dies in car crash
  • Domingo disappointed by Australia’s stance on Mushfiqur
  • vivo's Y series provides dependable budget smartphones
  • Bangladesh faces harder days as Covid kills 231 more
  • Khulna div registers another 40 Covid deaths, 880 cases
  • India's fourth Oxygen Express arrives with 200 MT of medical oxygen
  • Dhaka seeks US-investment in off shore's oil, gas exploration
  • e-GP tenders cross 5 lakh-mark
  • Worsening Dengue: 237 patients hospitalised in 24 hrs
  • Actress Eka lands in jail in 2 separate cases
  • Bangladesh won't be intimidated by Australia's pace, insists Domingo
  • Bangladesh to resume AstraZeneca jabs from Monday
  • Preparations underway to vaccinate 1 crore people by next week: Minister
  • 41st BCS preliminary test results published
  • Reopening factories a ‘suicidal’ decision: BNP
  • Bangladesh completes Tokyo Olympics mission; Jahir finishes last in 400-m heats
  • Time to allow young generation dream big: Shahriar
  • Czechs Krejcikova, Siniakova take women's Olympic doubles gold
  • COVID-19: India records single-day rise of 41,831 new cases, 541 deaths
  • HSC form fill-up to begin on August 12
  • Iran's Ebrahim Raisi set to focus on economy and nuclear deal
  • Iran rejects Israel's 'baseless accusations' over ship attack
  • RMCH counts 18 more deaths at Covid-19 unit
  • 68 more return to Dhaka from Thailand by special flight
  • Covid-19: 18 more lives lost in Kushtia
  • Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new Covid-19 cases
  • Aug 15 carnage: PM says conspirators’ names to come out one day
  • 6 killed as truck overturns in Madaripur
  • EU delegation launches Climate Adaptation Campaign
  • Bangladesh, India start freight train services on Haldibari-Chilahati route
  • Factories reopen amid Covid-19 surge as ‘economy falters’
  • Taliban attack major Afghan cities
  • Lockdown: Temporary exemption in effect for road, water transport till Sunday noon
  • Niger floods claim 35 lives, leave over 26,000 homeless
  • Millions of Americans risk eviction as virus cases spike
  • Global Covid-19 situation worsening as cases near 198 million
  • Bangladesh encourages US companies to invest in offshore oil, gas explorations
  • Month of mourning begins
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    COVID-19: India records single-day rise of 41,831 new cases, 541 deaths
India saw a single-day rise of 41,831 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 3,16,55,824,…
    Iran rejects Israel's 'baseless accusations' over ship attack
Iran's foreign ministry on Sunday rejected "baseless accusations"…
    Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new Covid-19 cases Florida reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state’s highest one-day…
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    Metro
    6 killed as truck overturns in Madaripur Six people were killed and two others injured when a truck overturned near Arial Kha Bridge toll plaza in Shibchar upazila of Madaripur district on Saturday…
    DSCC mobile court fines Tk 1.66 lakh in anti-dengue campaign   Mobile courts in Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) have fined Taka 1.66 lakh and filed cases against owners of 13 houses for getting Aedes mosquito…
  • Four die of Covid-19, 742 more infected in Ctg
  • 25,398 more get 1st dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Rangpur
  • 4 UPDF members arrested in Rangamati
  • Bangladesh
    41st BCS preliminary test results published The results of 41st Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) preliminary test (MCQ type) were published on Sunday. Altogether 21,056 candidates qualified for participating in the written examination, said a press release of Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC). Details of the results are available at PSC…
    Khulna div registers another 40 Covid deaths, 880 cases Covid claimed 40 more lives and infected 880 people in Khulna division in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Sunday. According to the health director's office, 16 people died in Kushtia, five each in Khulna, and Jhenaidah, seven in Jashore, three in Bagerhat, two each in Narail and Chuadanga…
  • Time to allow young generation dream big: Shahriar
  • HSC form fill-up to begin on August 12
  • Politics
    Reopening factories a ‘suicidal’ decision: BNP
BNP on Sunday termed ‘suicidal’ the government’s decision of allowing the export-oriented factories to resume operation amid the ongoing "strict lockdown" enforced to contain the spike in Covid infections and fatalities. “A horrible and messy situation has been prevailing…
    BNP turns into ‘propagandist party’: Quader Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said when completely corrupted political party BNP talks about corruption, it makes people laugh. “BNP has turned into a propagandist party. They took spreading incessant hatred and propaganda against the…
  • Awami League distributes ambulance and corona safety materials
  • Bangladesh economy unable to bear brunt of Covid: Fakhrul
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    • 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
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    • 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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    EU delegation launches Climate Adaptation Campaign

    Following the publication of the EU Adaptation Strategy, the European Union Delegation to Bangladesh started the Climate Adaptation Campaign on Sunday  on its social media. The campaign will continue…
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    In another dispiriting setback for the nation’s efforts to stamp out the coronavirus,…
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    vivo's Y series provides dependable budget smartphones
    Everyone wants to purchase a smartphone with top-notch features. Unfortunately,…
    Google and Facebook say on-campus workers must be vaccinated
    Google and Facebook on Wednesday said workers returning to offices will need…
    Facebook launches Vaccine Finder in Bangladesh
    Facebook, in collaboration with the Health Ministry and ICT Division, has launched…
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