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    COVID-19 infects more than 2500, claims 23 more in a day in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:38pm on May 29, 2020

    More 2,523 people got infected with the novel coronavirus and 23 more died in last 24 hours until 8:00am Friday in Bangladesh. With the latest...

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    Dhaka-bound people crowd ferries

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:27pm on May 29, 2020

    Thousands of people are crowding the ferries on major water channels on Friday without maintaining social distances on their way back to Dhaka after the...

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    BNP announces Zia’s 39th death anniversary programmes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on May 29, 2020

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday announced a 12-day programme to observe the 39th anniversary of death of its founder and former president the country Ziaur...

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    Sylhet mayor in quarantine, ex-mayor’s wife affected

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:23am on May 29, 2020

    Sylhet city mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury and its top officials, including chief executive officer Bidhayak Roy Chowdhury, have been in home quarantine from Sunday after...

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    Eid celebrated indoors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on May 29, 2020

    Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims after a month of fasting, was celebrated in the country this year without any outdoor activities to prevent...

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    191 factory workers infected with COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on May 29, 2020

    A total of 191 workers of 90 factories in six industrial zones under the jurisdiction of Industrial Police have tested positive or coronavirus until Thursday....

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    PCR test reconfirms Zafrullah COVID-19 positive

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on May 29, 2020

    Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury, who tested positive for COVID-19 on May 24 using his institution-developed Rapid Dot Blot kit on May 24, also tested...

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    Ultra-wealthy population growing faster in Bangladesh: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on May 29, 2020

    Ultra-wealthy people in Bangladesh increased faster than in any other country in the world between 2010 and 2019, according to the latest report of Wealth-X,...

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    Banks return to normal routine Sunday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on May 28, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Thursday asked banks to resume full-scale banking activities on Sunday in line with the government’s decision not to extend general holidays...

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    Stocks trading resumes Sunday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on May 28, 2020

    Trading on the country’s stock market will resume on May 31 following the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission’s consent and the government’s decision not to...