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  • Adopt ‘immediate action plan’ to cut carbon emissions, PM urges developed countries
  • Nothing to worry about vaccine stock: FM
  • Not possible to increase bed number so often: Minister
  • Overall progress of metro-rail construction reaches 61.49pc: Quader
  • PM to address climate summit today seeking $100b annual fund
  • ‘Shishu Bokta’ Rafiqul put on 7-day remand
  • Govt signs $250m deal with WB to create better jobs
  • WHO seeks next steps in Covid origins probe
  • Bangladesh reports 98 Covid-19 deaths, 4014 fresh cases
  • Bangladesh reports 98 Covid-19 deaths, 4014 fresh cases
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US troops in Afghanistan begin packing gear in pullout prep The U.S. military has begun shipping equipment and winding down contracts with local…
Britain’s Heathrow Airport refuses to allow extra flights from India
Britain’s Heathrow Airport has refused to allow extra flights from India before…
WHO seeks next steps in Covid origins probe After an international mission to China turned up more questions than answers about…
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1,81,327 get second dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Rangpur
A total of 1,81,327 citizens got the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine with inoculation of 13,194 more people today with the second dose of the jab…
Indigenous woman killed, 7 hurt in Naogaon clash An indigenous man was killed and seven other people were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over cutting paddy at Niamatpur in Naogaon…
  • Lockdown: Private cars rise on Dhaka roads
  • Son held for killing mother in Panchagarh
  • Fire breaks out at Uttara slum
  • Bangladesh
    16,784 administered 1st dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 15,19,88 2nd dose
A total of 16,784 people were administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines today while 15,19,88 received the second dose across the country during the same period. Among the vaccine recipients of the first dose, 10,590 were male and 6,194 female while among the second dose receivers, 95,239 were…
    Nothing to worry about vaccine stock: FM Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said there is no reason to be worried about Covid-19 vaccine stock, noting that Bangladesh will have enough vaccine jabs as planned, including a gift of 6 lakh doses from China. “We’ve enough stock. We’ve made a lineup. We’ll have…
  • ‘Shishu Bokta’ Rafiqul put on 7-day remand
  • Metro train coaches being moved to depot: Obaidul Quader
  • Politics
    Govt has link with Hefazat, alleges BNP BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday alleged that it is the government, not BNP, that has a link with Hefazat-e-Islam. “They (govt) have established a reign of terror in the country. Several thousand people have been arrested in the last few days since March 26. Our party…
    Another top Hefazat leader arrested Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Thursday arrested another top leader of Hefazat-e-Islam in connection with the vandalism carried out by the outfit's supporters across the country against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bangladesh visit last month. Acting on a tip-off, a RAB team…
  • Quader to BNP: 'Stop paying lip service amid Covid-19'
  • Quader urges BNP to stand by countrymen amid pandemic
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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
    Met office predicts rain, thunder showers for parts of country

    Met office predicts rain, thunder showers for parts of country

    Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD)  on Thursday predicted rain, thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind at a few places across the country in the next 24 hours commencing…
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