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    Community Hospital Trust inaugurates School Health Care Programme

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:26pm on January 20, 2021

    The Dhaka Community Hospital Trust has officially inaugurated the ‘School Health Programme,’ a free medical service programme for the poor and working children and adolescents...

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    HC directive sought to name Padma Bridge after Hasina

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:03pm on January 20, 2021

    A writ petition was filed on Wednesday seeking a directive to the government to name the ‘Padma Bridge’ after prime minister Sheikh Hasina. Petitioner Kamruzzaman...

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    US embassy opens application period for Fulbright TEA programme

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:57pm on January 20, 2021

    The United States embassy in Dhaka had announced the opening of the application period for the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Programme, said a US...

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    AL lawmakers for reopening educational institutions

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:08pm on January 20, 2021

    Two treasury bench lawmakers on Wednesday urged the government to reopen the educational institutes that remained closed since March 17, 2020, due to COVID-19 situation....

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    Bangladesh logs lowest COVID-19 deaths in eight months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:17pm on January 20, 2021

    Bangladesh on Wednesday had logged the lowest eight COVID-19 deaths since May 9, 2020. It also logged an additional 656 coronavirus infections from COVID-19 in...

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    High Court summons Kushtia police super

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:59pm on January 20, 2021

    The High Court on Wednesday summoned Kushtia police super Tanvir Arafat to explain his behaviour with a judicial magistrate during a recent Union Parishad election....

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    Bangladesh, WI show solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:06pm on January 20, 2021

    Bangladesh and West Indies cricketers on Wednesday showed solidarity with Balck Lives Matter movement before the start of their first one-day international of a three-match...

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    Veteran sports organiser Raisuddin Ahmed dies of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32pm on January 20, 2021

    Veteran sports organiser and former general secretary of Bangladesh Cricket Board Raisuddin Ahmed died at a Dhaka hospital on Wednesday. He was suffering from coronavirus...

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    Vaccination to start in 1st week of February: health secy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28pm on January 20, 2021

    The COVID-19 vaccination program would begin in Bangladesh in the first week of February, health secretary Abdul Mannan said while addressing a joint briefing of...

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    Bangladesh beat West Indies by six wickets

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:08am on January 20, 2021

    Shakib Al Hasan, who made his return to international cricket after serving out a year ban, picked four wickets as Bangladesh bowled out West Indies...