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    4 die of Covid-19 every hour in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 04:28pm on April 18, 2021

    The daily number of Covid deaths hit a fresh record of 102 in the 24 hours until 8:00am on Sunday as the fresh wave of coronavirus infections has become more deadly. The new deaths took the overall death count to 10,385, with almost...

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    Hefazat leader Mamunul arrested at his madrassah

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 01:32pm on April 18, 2021

    The police on Sunday arrested Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh joint secretary general Muhammad Mamunul Haque at a madrassah at Mohammadpur as the law enforcers have continued  to detain Hefazat leaders after the...

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    Imam fired for praying for Khaleda

    Our Correspondent . Feni | Updated at 08:22pm on April 18, 2021

    An imam of a local mosque in Feni was dismissed from his job on Friday for conducting a prayer session seeking divine blessings for Covid‑infected Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia from...

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    Two cases filed over Chattogram power plant clash

    Sarwar Kamal . Chattogram | Updated at 01:07pm on April 18, 2021

    Two cases were filed against over 3,000 named and unnamed people on Sunday over Saturday’s clash during a demonstration by workers at the under-construction coal-fired power plant of S Alam Group at...

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    No trade license for buildings without fire safety

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:11pm on April 18, 2021

    The Dhaka North City Corporation will not provide trade license or holding numbers to the buildings which will not install separate fire safety system from...

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    Doctors says Khaleda in stable condition

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:29am on April 18, 2021

    The health condition of Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia, who was infected with coronavirus, has improved a little bit as her temperature showing a declining trend, her medical team head FM Siddiqui said Saturday night...

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    Bangladesh’s biggest dedicated COVID-19 hospital inaugurated

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:20pm on April 18, 2021

    The government on Sunday inaugurated a 1,000-bed Covid hospital at Mohakhali in Dhaka. Health minister Zahid Maleque while addressing the inaugural session said that the hospital with...

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    Bangladesh still hopeful of getting COVID vaccines from India: FM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:33pm on April 18, 2021

    Despite its high demand in India, Dhaka hopes that New Delhi will supply the rest of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses produced by Serum Institute of India to Bangladesh as agreed between the two countries with other options open...