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  • Salman F Rahman urges expatriates to invest in Bangladesh
  • SSC, HSC examinations to be held on three subjects
  • Govt creates 3 new upazilas in 3 districts
  • Covid fatality rate 90% among elderly villagers, says health minister
  • Dengue spike: 123 more patients admitted to hospital in 24 hrs
  • Bangladesh records 247 Covid-19 deaths, 15,192 new cases in 24 hrs
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Day-3 of lockdown: 587 arrested for defying rules in capital Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 5,66 people from different areas in the capital for breaching the government's directives on the fourth consecutive…
41.89pc Covid-19 positivity recorded in Rangpur division Rangpur division recorded 41.89 percent Covid-19 positivity rate as 142 fresh cases were reported after testing 339 newly collected samples at the two…
  • One dies, 170 more test positive for COVID-19 in Bogura
  • 16 die of Covid-19, casualties reach 854 in Rangpur
  • 18 more die in Barishal division as Covid havoc continues
  • Bangladesh
    Govt creates 3 new upazilas in 3 districts The government on Monday approved the creation of three new upazilas -- ‘Eidgaon’ in Cox’s Bazar, ‘Modhyanagar’ in Sunamganj and ‘Dashar’ in Madaripur -- raising the number of the upazilas to 495 in the country in a bid to ensure balanced development in those…
    Man held with 37 gold bars at Dhaka airport 

Customs officials detained a man along with 37 gold bars worth Tk 3 crore at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on his arrival from Saudi Arabia on Monday. The detainee was identified as Mahin Uddin from Cumilla district. Deputy Commissioner of the Dhaka Customs House (preventive team) Mohammad…
  • Govt provides Tk 4.66 crore as humanitarian assistance
  • Farhad warns legal action if factories found open amid lockdown
  • Politics
    Criticism of govt now BNP’s only political programme: Quader Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said constant criticism of the government has now become BNP's only political programme. “When almost all political parties of the world are doing politics together for protecting the lives of the people from the ongoing coronavirus…
    Sylhet-3 by-election postponed until Aug 5 The High Court on Monday stayed the by-election to Sylhet-3 constituency till August 5 due to the worsening Covid situation in the country . The virtual  HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim passed the order following a writ petition filed over the election. The election was scheduled to be held…
  • AL to observe Month of Mourning on limited scale
  • Govt imposes strict restrictions to protect lives: Quader
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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
    Light to moderate rain likely over country

    Light to moderate rain likely over country

    Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind in different parts of the country in the next 24 hours commencing…
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    Samsung's official website launched in Bangladesh
    Samsung has launched its official website in Bangladesh. Users can now access…
    Top 4 smartphones in Bangladesh with big storage, powerful batteries
    Most people now need to use more apps than ever before; as more apps mean more…
    Turkish BiP offers group calls up to 15 participants to brighten up this Eid
    With more than 82 million downloads worldwide, the communication platform BiP…
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