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  • Khulna ASI suspended & jailed over rape at quarantine centre
  • Prothom Alo senior reporter Rozina sent to jail
  • Israel, Hamas trade fire in Gaza as war rages on
  • Bangladesh records 30 more Covid-19 deaths; infection rate rises to 7.55pc
  • NEC approves Tk 2,25,324.14cr original ADP for FY22
  • US Jefferson Fellow journalists shocked at Rozina's arrest
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33 Bangladeshis rescued after migrant boat sinks off Tunisia More than 50 people are feared to have drowned after their boat heading from Libya…
Israel, Hamas trade fire in Gaza as war rages on Israel carried out a wave of airstrikes on what it said were militant targets in…
COVID-19 cases rise to 25,228,996 in India, highest daily death toll recorded The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India Tuesday morning rose to 25,228,996…
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2 ‘muggers’ killed in Dhaka ‘gunfight’ Two suspected muggers were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with members of detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) near Kuril Flyover…
70 houses, school gutted in Bandarban fire At least 70 houses, a primary school and  three shops  were gutted in a fire which broke out at Talukdarpara in Roangchhari upazila of Bandarban…
  • Youth dies in Dhaka’s train accident
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  • Bangladesh
    Bangladesh records 30 more Covid-19 deaths; infection rate rises to 7.55pc Bangladesh registered 30 more deaths from Covid-19 in 24 hours until Tuesday morning, pushing up the total fatalities to 12,211. Besides, 1,272 new cases were detected during the period after testing 16,855 samples, the Directorate General of Health Services said in a handout. The daily infection…
    NEC approves Tk 2,25,324.14cr original ADP for FY22 The National Economic Council (NEC) today approved a Taka 2,25,324.14 crore original Annual Development Programme (ADP) for the next fiscal year (FY22) putting highest priority to the transport and communication sector. The approval came from a meeting of the NEC held today with NEC Chairperson and…
  • Khulna ASI suspended & jailed over rape at quarantine centre
  • Prothom Alo senior reporter Rozina sent to jail
  • Politics
    BNP blames govt over Covid-19 without raising awareness: Obaidul Quader Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said BNP is indiscriminately blaming the government over the coronavirus (Covid-19) situation without raising awareness among the people in maintaining the health guidelines. He made the comment at a press conference…
    Fakhrul demands Rozina's immediate release Stating that the arrest and harassment of Prothom Alo's Senior Reporter Rozina Islam is an example of the government's obstruction to revealing the truth and corruption, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday demanded her immediate release. In a statement, he also demanded…
  • BNP against giving magistracy power to police
  • Sheikh Hasina emerges as a time-winning statesman: 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
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    • 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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    xThe mild heat wave which  is sweeping over parts of Bangladesh for the last couple of days may continue for four or five more days, according to Bangladesh Metrological Department(BMD). “The…
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