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    Walk-in vaccination centres in Rural Bangladesh likely

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on July 26, 2021

    The government is planning to launch nationwide village-level Covid vaccination through spot registration for a week from August 7, health minister Zahid Maleque said on Sunday. The potential vaccine recipients are likely to...

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    Big Covid hospitals in Bangladesh run out of ICU beds

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2021

    Dedicated government Covid hospitals in the capital city of Dhaka have run out of their capacity to provide intensive care with all their intensive care unit beds occupied amid a relentless surge...

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    TCB to sell essentials on streets from today

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:56pm on July 25, 2021

    Amid the ongoing strict restrictions the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh will continue selling daily essentials at subsidised price. The daily essentials would be available on dealer trucks from...

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    Science Museum holds 4,000 online programms

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on July 25, 2021

    The National Museum of Science and Technology held a virtual stakeholders’ meeting on Sunday. Speaking on the occasion, the museum’s director general Mohammad Munir Chowdhury said that science is about...

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    Japan to grab any opportunity to resolve Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:51pm on July 25, 2021

    Japanese ambassador to Bangladesh Naoki Ito has said Japan will seize the opportunity to find a long-term and lasting solution to the Rohingya crisis with the Myanmar side, noting that the issue is very...

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    Probe body for relocating ferry terminals for safety

    Our Correspondent . Munshiganj | Updated at 11:49pm on July 25, 2021

    A committee, formed after ro-ro ferry Shah Jalal hit pillar number 17 of the Padma multipurpose bridge on Friday, proposed the relocation of ferry terminals from Banglabazar to Majhirkandi or from Shimulia to Old Mawa Ghat in...

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    38 SPs return to police HQ after 2 months

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 11:19pm on July 25, 2021

    Thirty-eight newly promoted superintendents of police who were transferred to the Rapid Action Battalion in May were finally sent to the police headquarters on Sunday as they were given no...

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    DU professor’s removal demanded for hurting Hindu sentiment

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on July 25, 2021

    Bangladesh Hindu Lawyers’ Council submitted a petition to Dhaka University vice-chancellor demanding dismissal of law department professor Sheikh Hafizur Rahman for allegedly making derogatory remarks...

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    80pc of Bangladesh’s population to be vaccinated by 2022: DGHS

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:44pm on July 25, 2021

    Bangladesh's health authorities on Sunday said that they had set a deadline to vaccinate 80 percent of the Bangladesh’s total population of 170 million by...

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    Bangladesh to vaccinate 1cr people each month: Health minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:13pm on July 25, 2021

    Health minister Zahid Maleque on Sunday said the government has planned to bring some 1 crore people under its vaccination programme each month using 21...

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