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    GK to wait this week for testing COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:29pm on May 27, 2020

    Gonoshasthaya Kendra will wait this week for government’s approval to start testing COVID-19 using its GR COVID-19 Dot Blot kits and begin the tests in...

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    UN experts call Bangladesh to end persecution of journalist

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 07:41pm on May 27, 2020

    UN experts have called on the Bangladesh government to stop the ongoing ‘persecution of journalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol’ and expressed concern about his previous suspected...

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    Zafrullah Chowdhury takes plasma therapy, doing well

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:15pm on May 27, 2020

    Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury, who tested positive for COVID-19 on May 24 using his institution-developed GR COVID-19 Dot Blot kit, is doing well...

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    Govt not to extend holidays, to allow limited operation of public transport

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:44pm on May 27, 2020

    Bangladesh government will not extend the ongoing general holidays, aimed at curbing the transmission of coronavirus, beyond May 30, State Minister for Public Administration Farhad...

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    Three killed as microbus overturns at Gazaria

    Our Correspondent . Munshiganj  | Updated at 05:46pm on May 27, 2020

    At least three people were killed and eight others injured as a microbus carrying them overturned at Baushia intersection near Meghna-Gomti Bridge on the Dhaka-Chattogram...

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    Former national Kabadi team member killed in Narail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:28pm on May 27, 2020

    Unidentified assailants killed a former national Kabadi team member by cutting tendons of hands and legs at Kalinagar under Naragati upazila in Narail Tuesday night....

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    COVID-19 takes mental health toll on Europe’s medics

    Agence France-Presse .London | Updated at 05:00pm on May 27, 2020

    Steve, a paramedic in northeast England, contracted the coronavirus two months ago. Then his wife fell ill. Both recovered but throughout they were concerned about...

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    Sikder Group MD, brother sued for threatening Exim Bank top officials

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:40pm on May 27, 2020

    The authorities of Exim Bank filed a case with Gulshan police station accusing Sikder Group managing director Ron Haque Sikder and his brother Dipu Haque...

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    COVID-19 deaths reach 544, infections hit 38,292

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:43pm on May 27, 2020

    More 1,541 people got infected with the novel coronavirus and 22 more died in last 24 hours until 8:00am Wednesday in Bangladesh. With the latest...

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    Australia to take 120 citizens back home from Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 02:14pm on May 27, 2020

    The Australian High Commission in Dhaka has planned to arrange a special flight for its 120 citizens to return home from Bangladesh on June 13....