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    Infections top 1.78 lakh, death toll reaches 2,275

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:50pm on July 10, 2020

    The number of novel coronavirus infections topped 1,78,443 as 2,949 more tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in Bangladesh on Friday. The...

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    Dr Shahidullah’s birth anniv today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:24am on July 10, 2020

    Dr Muhammad Shahidullah’s 135th birth anniversary will be observed today. Shahidullah, born on July 10, 1885, is recognised as a pioneering Bengali Muslim scholar. His...

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    Police stop LDA march towards health ministry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:22am on July 10, 2020

    Police on Thursday stopped marchers of the Left Democratic Alliance towards the health ministry forcing the marchers to hold a protest rally on the road...

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    COVID-19 crisis hits women hard, finds survey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:21am on July 10, 2020

    A recent survey by two NGOs — Steps Towards Development and Gender and Sustainable Development Alliance — have found that the socio-economic conditions of the...

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    Only 2 per cent of govt expenditure goes to poor, vulnerable people

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:20am on July 10, 2020

    Policy Research Institute executive director Ahsan H Mansur on Thursday said that only two per cent of the government expenditure was allocated for the poor...

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    Nat’l committee urges govt switch to renewable energy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:04am on July 10, 2020

    Leaders of National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports from across the world urged the government to switch to environment friendly...

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    Milk Vita launches milk collection centre at Kumarkhali

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:03am on July 10, 2020

    A new Milk Vita milk collection and cooling centre was inaugurated at Kumarkhali in Kushtia on Tuesday, said a press release. Milk Vita chairman Sheikh...

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    Regal Furniture offers discount on Eid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:48am on July 10, 2020

    Furniture brand Regal introduced 30 new furniture with modern and eye-catching designs on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, said a press release on Thursday. The furniture...

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    Another contractor quizzed over N95 mask scam

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:36am on July 10, 2020

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday interrogated Meditech Imaging Ltd director Humayun Kabir for several hours while the owner of Lexicon Merchandise Ltd and Technocrat Ltd...

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    18 held for selling fake medicines at Uttara drug stores

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on July 10, 2020

    Detective and directorate general of drug administration jointly raided different popular drug stores in Uttara on Thursday and found that they were selling counterfeit medicines....