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    COVID-19 infections hit 2.55 lakh, death toll 3,365 in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:42pm on August 08, 2020

    COVID-19 claimed 32 more lives in Bangladesh in the 24 hours until 8:00am Saturday, taking the death toll from the disease to 3,365, 1.32 per...

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    Road accidents kill 15, injure 21 in 4 districts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:01pm on August 08, 2020

    At least 15 people were killed and 21 more were injured in road accidents in Mymensingh, Chuadanga, Kushtia and Munshiganj on Saturday. New Age correspondent...

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    Stop harassing families of rights defenders: AI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:49am on August 08, 2020

    Amnesty International on Friday asked the government to stop harassing and intimidating the family members of exiled blogger Asad Noor and other human rights defenders...

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    Chittagong University professor dies of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent .  Chattogram | Updated at 01:26am on August 08, 2020

    A mathematics professor of Chittagong University died of COVID-19 on Thursday night in Chattogram. The deceased was Shafiul Alam Tarafdar, 54...

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    Another fraud racket of Nigerians busted

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on August 08, 2020

    The Rapid Action Battalion arrested four Nigerian nationals and a Bangladeshi woman from Kafrul and Pallabi in Dhaka on Thursday night for allegedly defrauding social...

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    Shakib coming back to roots to restart training

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:06pm on August 07, 2020

    Shakib Al Hasan will begin preparing for the second innings of his international career in September from the very place his cricketing journey began, the...

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    Cricketers’ 2nd phase training starts today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on August 07, 2020

    A number of new faces will join last month’s group of players at the training ground at five different Bangladesh Cricket Board facilities across the...

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    Prices of vegetables increase amid flood

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:07pm on August 07, 2020

    Prices of vegetables went up on the kitchen markets in the capital over the week ending on Friday due to a supply shortage after Eid-ul-Azha,...

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    COVID-19 cases per million high in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:52pm on August 07, 2020

    The rate of COVID-19 infection per million people in Bangladesh is 1,532, which is higher than in India, Pakistan and other South Asian countries, except...

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    Mountaineer dies in road accident

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:32pm on August 07, 2020

    Young mountaineer Reshma Nahar Ratna was killed after a microbus collided with her bicycle on Lake Road near the Jatiya Sangsad in Dhaka on Friday...