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Weeklong lockdown from tomorrow By Other | Last Updated: 4th April, 2021, 00:00

The government has decided to enforce a weeklong lockdown across the country from tomorrow to check the ongoing surge of coronavirus. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader announced…

Weeklong lockdown from tomorrow

Bangladesh largest Japanese ODA loan recipient in FY’20-21 Bangladesh largest Japanese ODA loan recipient in FY’20-21

Bangladesh has been the largest Japanese Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan recipient across the globe in FY2020-21, says Economic Relations Division (ERD).  The government of Japan…


58 more die, 5,683 cases detected 58 more die, 5,683 cases detected

Fifty-eight more people died of coronavirus and 5,683 cases were detected in the last 24 hours till Saturday morning. The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said the total number…


Mamunul caught with woman at N’ganj resort Mamunul caught with woman at N’ganj resort

Hefazat leader Mamunul Haque was caught along with a woman at a resort in Sonargaon upazila of Narayanganj district on Saturday afternoon. However, unruly activists of the organisation snatched…

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Narcotic plants being cultivated secretly Narcotic plants being cultivated secretly

Banned narcotic plants, which are sources of narcotic drug, are being cultivated in different places across the country due to lax monitoring by the authorities concerned. Though the plant is…

Metropolis
Cox’s Bazar falls silent as ban on tourists begins Cox’s Bazar falls silent as ban on tourists begins

COX’S BAZAR: Tourist spots and recreational centres in Cox’s Bazar, including the beach, have fallen silent as a result of the closure of all tourist attractions in the face of the second…

Editorial
Two Men . . . And Their Trek to Mujibnagar Two Men . . . And Their Trek to Mujibnagar

On the fearful night of 25 March 1971, two men set out on a long, tortuous trek in search of destiny. Tajuddin Ahmad and Barrister Amir-ul Islam walked through the alleys and lanes of a burning Dhaka,…

Opinion
Dispel worries about Corona vaccine booster dose Dispel worries about Corona vaccine booster dose

Recovery rate from Coronavirus related infection in Bangladesh is 91.77 per cent. This news from the Ministry of Health is as comforting as the news of the pandemic. Interestingly, statistics show…

Business
Most banks yet to adopt electronic KYC Most banks yet to adopt electronic KYC

Most of the banks in the country are yet to implement the electronic KYC (know your customer) system in customer information management despite Bangladesh Bank’s instructions issued over a year…

Asia
Over 12,000 civilians displaced by junta air strikes in Myanmar Over 12,000 civilians displaced by junta air strikes in Myanmar

YANGON: A rebel group has accused Myanmar’s military of deploying “excessive force”, saying on Saturday that continuous air strikes have displaced more than 12,000 unarmed civilians,…

World
Millions spend Easter under corona curbs across globe Millions spend Easter under corona curbs across globe

ROME: Millions of Christians around the world prepared Saturday to spend another Easter weekend under restrictions because of coronavirus surges, but there was good news from the hard-hit United States,…

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Art exhibition ‘Colours of Tradition’ gets underway at Edge Gallery Art exhibition ‘Colours of Tradition’ gets underway at Edge Gallery

A duet art exhibition titled ‘Colours of Tradition’ by artists Abdus Shakoor Shah and Shambhu Acharya is underway at Edge Gallery in the capital’s Gulshan 2 area. The exhibition began…

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Ismail, Shirin remain fastest; record galore on day three Ismail, Shirin remain fastest; record galore on day three

Navy athletes Md Ismail and Shirin Akter continued to dominate in sprint events as they became the country’s fastest man and woman respectively in the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games at the Bangabandhu…

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West Zone Railway to get 26 model stations soon West Zone Railway to get 26 model stations soon

RAJSHAHI: The West Zone of Bangladesh Railway has planned to turn its 26 stations into models through modernisation to mark the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.…

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Taiwan mourns after deadliest train disaster in decades Taiwan mourns after deadliest train disaster in decades

HUALIEN: Salvage teams began removing mangled train carriages on Saturday after Taiwan’s worst rail disaster in decades killed at least 50 people, as flags flew half-mast across an island plunged…

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