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    Ex-BNP MP Alamgir dies of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14am on August 04, 2020

    ATM Alamgir, former Bangladesh Nationalist Party lawmaker from Laksam constituency in Cumilla, died of COVID-19 on Monday night. He was 70. Alamgir, also a Supreme...

  • Ex-BCL leader Zafrin confesses to murder of three Khulna villagers in firing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:06pm on August 03, 2020

    Former Bangladesh Chhatra League leader Md Zafrin Sheikh, 32, made a statement before a Khulna court on Monday reportedly confessing to the murder of three...

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    Monthly remittance hits record $2.59 billion in July

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:54pm on August 03, 2020

    The monthly inflow of inward remittance hit an all-time high in July ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, with the figure reaching $2.59 billion in the month. According...

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    BNP condemns police killing of ex-army officer, demands probe

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:41pm on August 03, 2020

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday condemned the recent death of a retired army officer in police firing at a police checkpoint on Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf marine...

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    JSD leader Habibur dies of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:20pm on August 03, 2020

    Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-Jasod standing committee member and central vice-president Habibur Rahman Shawkat died of COVID-19 at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Monday.He was 71.Freedom fighter...

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    TV personality Barkatullah dies of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:23pm on August 03, 2020

    Eminent television personality Md Barkatullah died of COVID-19 at a hospital in the capital Monday morning. He was 76.He left behind his wife, renowned dance...

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    3 killed in Dhamrai road mishap

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:21pm on August 03, 2020

    Three people were killed as a bus hit a pickup van on Dhaka-Aricha highway near Bathuli bus stand under Dhamrai upazila in Dhaka Monday morning.Name...

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    Bangladesh notches by far highest COVID-19 infection rate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:45pm on August 03, 2020

    Bangladesh logged an additional 30 deaths from COVID-19 and 1,356 infections in the past 24 hours on Monday, counting the death toll to 3,184 and...

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    Govt extends restrictions on public movement, activities until Aug 31

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:14pm on August 03, 2020

    The government on Monday issued a fresh order extending its restrictions on public activities and movement across the country until August 31 in a bid...

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    ‘Drug Peddler’ killed in Sylhet ‘gunfight’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:56pm on August 03, 2020

    A suspected drug peddler was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with the police at village Ajor under Jokiganj upazila in Sylhet early Monday while he was...