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  • Banks, FIs to remain closed during lockdown
  • Bangladesh economy shows early signs of recovery amid
  • Bangladesh’s complete lockdown set to begin on Apr 14; notification
  • Global peace turned more challenging amid pandemic: PM
  • Don’t carry passengers in goods-laden transport amid lockdown: Quader
  • Bangladesh logs highest 83 COVID-19 deaths in 24hrs
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India's top court dismisses plea to scrap 26 verses from Quran  India's Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition seeking removal of certain…
India prohibits Remdesivir exports till Covid-19 situation improves In the wake of recent surge of Covid-19 cases across India, the central government…
Spain: Rescuers find 4 dead, save 19 from vessel in Atlantic
Spanish authorities said Sunday that they had recovered the bodies of four migrants…
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Siegwerk launches new blending centre in Dhaka region
Metro
Man barred from seeing daughter kills himself A heartbroken father set himself on fire after being prevented from contacting his daughter over a family dispute. The deceased was identified as Sagar…
COVID-19 cases hastily cross 16,900 in Rangpur The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases hastily crossed the 16,900 mark in Rangpur division where the infection rate continues rising rapidly almost…
  • Covid-19 cases reach 28,690 in Rajshahi
  • 2 shot dead in separate incidents in Cox’s Bazar
  • Safeerul Qur'an to teach free Qur'anic Arabic course for Bengali-speaking Muslims
  • Bangladesh
    Boisabi festival begins in Khagrachhari Traditional three-day-long Boisabi festival of the indigenous people of different ethnic communities in Khagrachhari started on Monday on limited scale due to Coronavirus pandemic. Chakma and Tripura people in the district have released flowers on the Changi River and different canals on Monday, the…
    Dhaka-London ties wide, deep: Dickson 
British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson on Monday said the ties between Bangladesh and the United Kingdom (UK) are wide and deep. He said they will continue to work with Bangladesh in the spirit of steadfast friendship embodied by "His Royal Highness.” "I am…
  • Global peace turned more challenging amid pandemic: PM
  • 409 pedestrians killed in 3 months: RSF
  • Politics
    Khaleda is strong, stable: Dr Siddiqui The health condition of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, who tested positive for coronavirus, was very stable with a strong immune system on Monday, said Prof Dr FM Siddiqui, the head of her personal medical team. “We can say her (Khaleda Zia's) condition is very stable and she’s doing very…
    Hefazat leader Azizul Haque Islamabadi held in Chattogram Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Monday arrested Azizul Haque Islamabadi, organizing secretry of  Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh, from Hathazari of Chattogram. DB Joint Commissioner Md Mahbub Alam said Azizul Haque  has been brought to Dhaka and shown arrested in a case filed over…
  • Quran recitation, prayers to stop coronavirus in Ramadan: Hefazat Ameer
  • Nine infected with coronavirus at BNP chief Khaleda’s house
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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…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Noted singer Mita Haque passes away
    Ekushey Padak winning Rabindra Sangeet singer Mita Haque passed away at a hospital in Dhaka on Sunday, after losing her battle with Covid-19. She was 59. The singer breathed her last at 6:20 am. According to her family sources, Haque tested positive for Covid-19 on…
    Environment
    Whale carcass washes ashore on Cox’s Bazar beach

    Whale carcass washes ashore on Cox’s Bazar beach

    The carcass of a humpback whale washed ashore on the Himchhari beach adjacent to Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf marine drive on Friday morning. Locals found the rotting carcass when the tide was receding. “We…
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    Workers urge Google parent to get tough on harassment
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    vivo announces discounts on V20, Y20 (2021), Y12S smartphones
    Global smartphone manufacturer brand vivo has announced discounts on vivo V20,…
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