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  • Savar's Rajfulbaria warehouse fire brought under control
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  • Global Covid-19 cases top 200 million
  • Covid-19: Delta variant is ravaging the world but it's pushing Southeast Asia to breaking point
  • Covid-19: WHO calls for booster pause to vaccinate poorer nations
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Sydney posts record Covid-19 cases as lockdown is widened Sydney reported a record number of new Covid-19 cases and five virus deaths Thursday,…
Covid-19: WHO calls for booster pause to vaccinate poorer nations The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a suspension on booster vaccines…
Obama scales back 60th birthday bash over surging Delta variant
Barack Obama has scaled back plans for a big 60th birthday party this weekend, paring…
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Botched road repair prolongs  Sylhet's Bishwanath residents' misery
The repair works of a 13-km road in Bishwanath, an upazila of Sylhet, has now gone on for one-and-half years. Not only is the repair project incomplete…
2 held as organised gang busted in Bashundhara
The Rapid Action Battalion arrested a ringleader of an organised gang and one of his accomplices with firearms and huge stash of contraband items from…
  • Rangpur division records 37.18pc Covid-19 positivity rate
  • Covid-19 death cases cross 1000-mark in Ctg
  • 15-member committee formed to run Bangladesh Bar Council
  • Bangladesh
    Fire breaks out at Savar warehouse, 20 injured As many as 20 people were injured as a fire broke out at a warehouse off the Dhaka-Aricha highway in the Rajphulbaria bus stand area of Savar early on Thursday. Sources at the fire services department said the blaze started in the morning and soon engulfed the warehouse belonging to Singer Refrigerators.…
    RMCH counts 17 more fatalities at Covid-19 unit Some 17 more people died at Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH)’s Covid-19 unit during the last 24-hour till 6am today, taking the death toll to 83 so far this month, adding to 566 in July and 405 in June.   RMCH Director Brig Gen Dr Shamim Yazdani told newsmen that eight were female…
  • President greets national cricket team
  • PM congratulates Tigers on back-to-back win over Aussies
  • 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
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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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