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    Bus fare rises 80pc from Monday

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 05:23pm on May 30, 2020

    All bus and minibus services are scheduled to resume in the country tomorrow with 80 per cent hike in fares while they must run at half the passenger capacity amid the coronavirus situation...

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    Over 4,500 Bangladesh police members infected

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 11:41am on May 30, 2020

    As many as 4,544 members of Bangladesh Police were infected with the novel coronavirus while performing their duties until Friday. ‘Among them, 1,563 have made...

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    Vessel services to be resumed on 34 river routes tomorrow

    United News of Bangladesh . Keraniganj | Updated at 07:27pm on May 30, 2020

    Launch and steamer services on 34 river routes across the country will resume on Sunday after about two months...

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    Govt decision of lifting lockdown short-sighted: Fakhrul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:55pm on May 30, 2020

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday alleged that the government’s decision to reopen offices and lifting the ban on public transports at this dangerous time of mass transmission of coronavirus infection was immature and short-sighted...

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    Health worker dies of COVID-19 in Sylhet

    United News of Bangladesh . Sylhet | Updated at 07:48pm on May 30, 2020

    A nurse of Shaheed Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital died from coronavirus infection in Sylhet on Friday night...

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    Shanto-Mariam University founding chairman Imamul dies of Covid-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:42pm on May 30, 2020

    Shanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology founding chairman and freedom fighter Imamul Kabir Shanto died of COVID-19 at the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka Saturday morning...

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    People return to Dhaka crowding ferries, small vehicles

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:27pm on May 29, 2020

    Thousands of people continued to return to Dhaka crowding ferries and different vehicles without maintaining social distancing after the celebration of Eid as the general holidays aimed at...

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    COVID-19 infections top 40,000 in Bangladesh, death toll reaches 559

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 02:43pm on May 28, 2020

    The COVID-19 infections in the country continued to break records as the latest 24-hour reporting period saw the number of new cases crossing past 200. In the 24 hours ending at 8:00am...