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    Protests swell against jute mills closure

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:05pm on July 07, 2020

    Different political parties on Tuesday in Dhaka continued holding protests against the closure of all the 25 state-owned jute mills that rendered jobless around 50,000...

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    Feni civil surgeon dies of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:30pm on July 07, 2020

    Feni civil surgeon M Sajjad Hossain died of COVID-19 at a hospital in the capital on Tuesday. Feni deputy commissioner M Wahiduzzaman told New Age...

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    Bangladesh Railway to carry sacrificial animals after 12 years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:27pm on July 07, 2020

    Bangladesh Railway is going to carry sacrificial animals for the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha after 12 years. Railways minister Nurul Islam Sujan on Tuesday said that following...

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    Regent Hospital sealed off for COVID-19 forgery

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:04pm on July 07, 2020

    The Directorate General of Health Services has instructed immediate closure of the Uttara and Mirpur branches of Regent Hospital after the dedicated COVID-19 private hospital...

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    Two killed in gunfight in Cox’s Bazar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:47pm on July 07, 2020

    Two suspected drug dealers were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar on early Tuesday. Teknaf police station sub-inspector Moinuddin...

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    Bangladesh tops France

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

    Bangladesh topped France in terms of detected COVID-19 cases as the country detected 3,027 more patients in the past 24 hours till 8:00am Tuesday taking...

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    BNP asks EC to defer by-polls or drop its symbol from ballot

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:08pm on July 07, 2020

    The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday asked the Election Commission to defer the by-elections to Bogura 1 and Jashore 6 parliamentary constituencies considering the...

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    Khaled Mamun elected as CII fellow

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:20pm on July 07, 2020

    Md Khaled Mamun has been elected as a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute, the trusted worldwide insurance professional body of the United Kingdom from...

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    ATN Bangla official dies of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:12pm on July 07, 2020

    ATN Bangla finance and accounts department senior vice-president Ahsan Habib died of COVID-19 on Monday night at a hospital in the capital. He was 58....

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    EU supports early action in Bangladesh as severe flood looms

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:19am on July 07, 2020

    In response to severe flooding that submerged many parts of Bangladesh in late June, the European Union is providing EUR 100,000 (Tk 96 lakh) for...