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Housewife found dead in Rajshahi Police on Friday recovered the hanging body of a housewife from a mango orchard at Pirgacha village in Puthia upazila of Rajshahi. The deceased was identified…
19,238 recover from Covid-19 in Rajshahi With recoveries of 98 COVID-19 patients afresh in the last one day, the number of total cured patients from the disease in the division now reached 19,238,…
  • Covid-19 cases reach 22,692 in Khulna
  • Rape case filed against BCL leader in Rajshahi
  • Ex-DIG prisons Rashid indicted for illegally amassing Tk3.14cr
  • Bangladesh
    PM mourns death of Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed profound shock and sorrow at the demise of renowned lawyer and former attorney general Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq. In a message of condolence, the premier prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family members.…
    Torrential rain maroons 38,000 people in Bagerhat Incessant rain for the past two days has marooned around 38,000 people in different areas of Bagerhat district imposing huge sufferings to the locals on Friday. Large numbers of shrimp enclosures have been swept away in the rainwater, triggering commercial losses alongside hazards on public life. The…
  • Nineteen fishermen jailed for catching hilsa in Sirajganj
  • BNP’s demand for reelection illogical: Quader
  • Politics
    BNP pays last respect to Rafique-ul Haque BNP on Saturday paid last respect to prominent lawyer Barrister Rafique-ul Haque as he died at a hospital in the capital. On behalf of the party, its secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir paid tribute to the noted jurist at Ad-Din Women's Medical College Hospital in the city by standing…
    Development without good governance ‘pointless’: JaPa Jatiya Party Secretary General Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu on Friday said development without good governance and justice is ‘pointless’. “Rape and violence against women and children don’t match with the development. It’s not possible to eradicate rape menace from the country…
  • Montu-led Gonoforum warns to take action against Dr Kamal
  • BNP workers lost faith in their leadership: 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
    • 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…
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    Due to a well-marked low over the Northwest Bay and adjoining West-central Bay heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram, Mymensingh…
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