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  • COVID-19 cases in Bangladesh exceed 40,000; 15 more die in 24 hrs
  • COVID-19 cases in Bangladesh exceed 40,000; 15 more die in 24 hrs
  • Dhaka-bound people’s rush at Shimulia ghat raises fear of virus spread
  • 5-member probe body formed over United Hospital fire
  • Dhaka-bound people’s rush at Shimulia ghat raises fear of virus spread
  • General holidays won’t be extended after May 30
  • COVID-19: Bangladesh reports 22 new deaths, 1,541 cases in 24hrs
  • Public transport to run in a limited scale: Minister
  • More than 1 in 6 youth out of work due to coronavirus: ILO
  • Coronavirus: Global death toll reaches 3,55,653
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd
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Rab seizes 1.5kg heroin The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) has recovered  one and a half kg of heroin worth Tk 1.5 crore from Savar and Ashulia in Dhaka, which was sent by…
Two killed in city road crash Two people were killed as two motorcycles collided head-on on Minto Road in Ramna on Thursday. One of the deceased was identified as Md Samir, 18, son…
  • Over 6cr people get govt’s relief amid COVID-19 crisis
  • 40 more positive tests for coronavirus in Rangpur division
  • Nor’wester destroys 250 houses in Bhola
  • Bangladesh
    10 RAB men test positive for Covid-19 in Nilphamari Ten more members of Rapid Action Battalion(Rab) have been infected  with coronavirus in Nilphamari district.   District Civil Surgeon Dr Ranjit Kumar Barman came up with the information on Thursday night.   With the latest ones, 19 Rab members of Nilphamari Rab-13 have so far been infected…
    Zafrullah found coronavirus positive in BSMMU RT-PCR test A RT-PCR test at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) found Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury positive for coronavirus, four days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. “I got the BSMMU test report today (Thursday). They also found me positive for the virus. I was…
  • USA provides COVID-19 safety equipment to KRGH
  • Quader urges all to strictly follow govt instructions over COVID-19
  • Politics
    Not extending general holidays suicidal decision: Rizvi BNP on Thursday said the government’s decision of not extending the general holidays after May 30 amid the spike in coronavirus cases is suicidal. “The government wants to prove that they’re stronger than coronavirus by lifting the so-called lockdown in the name of holidays. Millions…
    PM is conducting largest ever relief operation in country: Hasan Awami League (AL) Joint General Secretary and Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said AL President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is currently conducting the largest ever relief operation in the history of the country. “About seven crore people of the country have already come under…
  • Govt should have enforced lockdown: Fakhrul
  • BNP stays in ‘political isolation’: Quader
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    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…
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    The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck Stand in the capital
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