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    Payra Port to ink fresh dredging deal with Belgian firm

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 01:36am on June 13, 2021

    The Payra Port Authority is going to sign a fresh deal today with Belgian company Jan de Nul to dredge Rabnabad channel in the Bay...

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    GP donates Tk 31.4cr to Labour Welfare Fund

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 01:17pm on June 09, 2021

    Grameenphone has donated around Tk 31.4 crore to the Bangladesh Labour Welfare Foundation Fund under the Ministry of Labour and Employment for the welfare of...

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    Bangladesh logs 41 more deaths, 1,765 new infections

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 04:11pm on June 01, 2021

    Bangladesh logged 41 more Covid deaths and 1,765 new infections in the past 24 hours until 8:00am on Tuesday, said the daily Covid-19 situation update...

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    ECNEC sends back midday meal project  

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 03:43pm on June 01, 2021

    The midday meal project proposal that sparked criticisms because of an overseas training component in it was sent back by the Executive Committee of the...

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    Journalist Shahiduzzaman Khan dies of Covid-19

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 08:21pm on May 30, 2021

    The Financial Express executive editor and chief news editor Shahiduzzaman Khan died of Covid-19 at a hospital in Dhaka on Sunday. He was 71. Financial...

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    Tour operators threaten street protests demanding reopening of tourist destinations

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 09:08pm on May 25, 2021

    The Tour Operators Association of Bangladesh on Tuesday said that it would be compelled to wage street demonstrations if their demand to reopen tourist destinations...

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    Bangladesh logs 26 more Covid deaths, 1,504 infections

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 04:00pm on May 21, 2021

    Covid-19 claimed 26 more people in the past 24 hours ending 8:00am Friday, said the daily Covid update by the Director General of Health Services....

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    Poor facing food, cash crisis during Covid period: WP

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 07:54pm on May 11, 2021

    Leaders of Workers Party of Bangladesh, a partner of ruling Awami League led alliance, on Tuesday alleged that the poor people of the country were...

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    4 held over Ansar Al Islam connection

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 08:49pm on May 09, 2021

    The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Sunday said that it had started interrogating three students and a madrassah...

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    Dedicated DNCC COVID-19 hospital to start operations Sunday

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 07:58pm on April 16, 2021

    The specialised COVID-19 treatment hospital set in Dhaka North City Corporation’s Mohakhali market is going to start operations on Sunday. ‘The dedicated hospital will have...