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    Dhaka University shuts COVID-19 testing lab

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on June 02, 2020

    The Dhaka University authorities on Monday shut down its lone COVID-19 testing lab apparently due to economic crisis and safety concerns as the university resumed...

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    10cr face high economic, health vulnerability: survey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on June 02, 2020

    More than 10 crore of the country’s 16 crore citizens are facing high economic and health vulnerability due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a...

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    Two killed in ‘gunfights’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on June 02, 2020

    Two men were killed in separate ‘gunfights’ with law enforcement agencies in Gazipur and Bandarban on Monday. The Gazipur victim was Nurul Haque, 25, a...

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    Bus fare hike challenged in High Court

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:46am on June 02, 2020

    A Supreme Court lawyer on Monday filed a writ petition challenging the legality of 60 per cent hike in bus fare and sought a stay...

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    Test of pregnant women to be prioritised: High Court

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:39am on June 02, 2020

    The High Court on Monday asked the government to ensure COVID-19 test of pregnant women on a priority basis. The court asked the health secretary,...

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    Bangladesh police arrest three for luring people to Europe

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:35am on June 02, 2020

    Law enforcement agencies said on Monday they have arrested at least three people for alluring some of the 37 Bangladeshi youths to travel to war-torn...

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    Mobile use, tobacco items likely to be costlier

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:06am on June 02, 2020

    The government is likely to raise the supplementary duty on mobile telephone uses and tobacco products in the national budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year...

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    Steps needed to develop skills for overseas job seekers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:03am on June 02, 2020

    The global coronavirus pandemic has affected the jobs of over 50 lakh Bangladeshi migrant workers employed across the world and many of the migrants were...

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    Education institutions allowed to resume admin activities

    Ershad Kamol  | Updated at 11:59pm on June 01, 2020

    Education institutions from now on may operate administrative activities and routine maintenance works maintaining health guidelines amid the coronavirus outbreak, reads a circular issued by...

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    Bus operators charge extra

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:57pm on June 01, 2020

    Bus operation resumed on Monday amid allegations of charging more than government-approved 60 per cent hike in fares while maintaining social distancing remained a far...