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    Cabinet okays bill raising Bangladesh Bank governor’s age limit to 67yrs

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:26am on June 09, 2020

    The cabinet on Monday endorsed in principle the Bangladesh Bank (Amendment) Bill 2020 extending the age limit of the governor to 67 years from the...

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    Country to be zoned to check virus spread

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 11:50pm on June 01, 2020

    The government on Monday decided to go for zoning the country into ‘red, yellow and green’ considering the area-wise distributions of COVID-19 infections and deaths...

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    Offices, transports reopen in Bangladesh amid virus scare

    Mustafizur Rahman and Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:42pm on May 31, 2020

    The government and private offices reopened on Sunday on a limited scale over two months after the nationwide shutdown began amid fears of further increase...

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    Bangladesh opts for reopening amid rising coronavirus infection

    Mustafizur Rahman and Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:54pm on May 28, 2020

    The government has allowed reopening of all offices and public transports on a limited scale on conditions amid the rising number of COVID-19 deaths and...

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    Bangladesh govt extends general holiday till May 30

    Mustafizur Rahman  | Updated at 02:57pm on May 14, 2020

    The government on Thursday extended further the ongoing general holiday till May 30 from May 17 under certain restrictions amid the rising COVID-19 deaths and...

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    None knows what ‘limited scale’ means

    Mustafizur Rahman and Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:35am on May 09, 2020

    Though the government is claiming that they have allowed various sectors, including businesses and public transports, to reopen on a limited scale under some conditions...

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    Bangladesh extends general holiday until May 16

    Mustafizur Rahman  | Updated at 04:10pm on May 04, 2020

    The government on Monday extended the ongoing general holiday till May 16 from May 6 to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus as the...

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    PM for strict enforcement of local lockdown

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:04am on April 07, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked authorities concerned to bring under complete lockdown the areas of COVID-19 transmission and check entry to and exit...

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    10-day holiday in Bangladesh from Thursday

    Shakhawat Hossain and Mustafizur Rahman          | Updated at 05:56pm on March 23, 2020

    The government on Monday announced public holidays from March 29 to April 2, the deployment of army personnel, limiting the public gatherings and mass transports...

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    Bangladesh closes educational institutions as coronavirus infects three more

    Mustafizur Rahman, Manzur H Maswood and Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:06pm on March 16, 2020

    The government on Monday announced the closure of all educational institutions across the country from March 18 till March 31 after detection of three more...