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Health guidelines largely ignored By Other | Last Updated: 16th July, 2021, 00:00

Health safety guidelines for a fight against coronavirus are being largely violated across the country as a strict lockdown has been relaxed until July 22 on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Azha festival.…

Health guidelines largely ignored

226 more die, 12,236 infected 226 more die, 12,236 infected

Novel coronavirus or Covid-19 is spreading alarmingly across the country, including Dhaka, as 226 more people died and 12,236 contracted the deadly virus in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning.…


Promote right persons in Army: PM Promote right persons in Army: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said the Army Headquarters Selection Board-2021 needs to pick qualified people for promotion aiming to build a strong military. “I believe that…


Allow factories to run during lockdown Allow factories to run during lockdown

Four trade bodies of export-oriented apparel and home textile makers have urged the government to allow them to run their factories during the upcoming strict lockdown to help them avert further losses.…

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Outbound workers plagued by problems Outbound workers plagued by problems

A large number of people intending to go abroad have expressed their dissatisfaction over the whole process of Covid-19 vaccine registration and shared the sufferings they have been experiencing in…

Metropolis
‘RAB looking into use of child labour at Hashem Foods’ ‘RAB looking into use of child labour at Hashem Foods’

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Director General Chowdhury Abdullah Al- Mamun on Thursday said that they were investigating the employment of children at Hashem Foods and Beverage factory in Rupganj of…

Editorial
Decision That Cuts Both Ways Decision That Cuts Both Ways

The government has decided to relax the strict lockdown currently in place throughout the country due to the ravaging new wave of the coronavirus. The new variant called the ‘Delta Variant’…

Business
Spice prices soar as Eid-ul-Azha nears Spice prices soar as Eid-ul-Azha nears

Prices of spices are skyrocketing ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, leaving more pressure on the wallets of the consumers. Most of the spices used in meat recipes increased in the capital’s kitchen…

Our faith
Importance and significance of hajj Importance and significance of hajj

Hajj is one of the pillars and basic worship of Islam. It is obligatory on every well-to-do Muslim man and woman with knowledge and intelligence. It is of utmost importance in establishing spiritual…

Asia
Desperate search for oxygen in Myanmar amid corona crisis Desperate search for oxygen in Myanmar amid corona crisis

YANGON: Residents across Myanmar’s biggest city are defying a military curfew in a desperate search for oxygen to keep their loved ones breathing as a new coronavirus wave crashes over the coup-wracked…

World
Delta variant surges globally Delta variant surges globally

MELBOURNE: Australia’s second largest city was preparing to enter a fresh lockdown on Thursday, as countries across the world struggle to quash surges in Covid-19 cases propelled by the highly…

Culturetainment
BTV’s five dramas on Eid BTV’s five dramas on Eid

Bangladesh Television (BTV) will air an array of programmes during the Eid-ul-Azha festival to entertain the audience. The state-run channel has also produced five dramas made by noted scriptwriters…

Winner
Tamim ‘surprised’ after Zim keep Tigers in dark Tamim ‘surprised’ after Zim keep Tigers in dark

Bangladesh ODI skipper Tamim Iqbal on Thursday expressed his frustration regarding the host Zimbabwe’s not announcing their ODI squad until 24 hours of the series opener and he termed it quite…

My Districts
6,100 hectares become cultivable in Rangpur 6,100 hectares become cultivable in Rangpur

RANGPUR: Re-excavation of 30-kilometre portions of five extinct canals has freed 6,100 hectares of land from water-logging after three decades turning those cultivable benefiting 19,575 farmers of…

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Developing nations demand climate funding before COP26 Developing nations demand climate funding before COP26

PARIS: Nations most vulnerable to the impacts of global warming on Thursday called for rich countries to live up to their promise to finance the fight against climate change, ahead of a crunch UN summit,…

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