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    BRDB begins Covid loan distribution

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on June 15, 2021

    The Bangladesh Rural Development Board on Monday inaugurated distribution of Covid incentive loans of Tk 300 crore among small and rural entrepreneurs, said a press release...

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    Daily Covid deaths, cases, positivity soar in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:58pm on June 14, 2021

    The daily Covid deaths, cases and positivity rate exceeded their records in over a month in 24 hours until 8:00am on Monday as Rangpur division...

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    Covid-19 exposes Bangladesh health sector shambles

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:55pm on June 14, 2021

    Health ministry officials spent a busy day on Monday collecting information on hospital-specific vacant posts of health workers across the country after prime minister Sheikh...

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    Covid-19 claims 54 more, infects 3,050 in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:44pm on June 14, 2021

    Bangladesh logged an additional 54 deaths and 3,050 new infections in the past 24 hours until 8:00am Monday. The new figures took the overall number...

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    Allocation for young population poor: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on June 14, 2021

    Experts on Sunday said that the allocation proposed for the youth in the national budget for the next fiscal year was not sufficient to overcome...

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    SSC, HSC exam uncertainty grows

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:06am on June 14, 2021

    Uncertainty is growing over holding public examinations, including the Secondary School Certificate and Higher Secondary Certificate examinations, in 2021 amid surging Covid infections in the...

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    Covid patients in border districts in Bangladesh left in lurch

    Emran Hossain with Suzon Ali in Rajshahi | Updated at 12:00am on June 14, 2021

    Almost half the 26 districts in the three bordering divisions — Rajshahi, Rangpur and Khulna — where Covid cases have steadily surged are caught in...

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    Covid-19 and freedom

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 14, 2021

    WHILE the Covid pandemic is and has been catastrophic in ways that we have yet to even begin to come to terms with — and...

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    Cancel culture won’t help anyone

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on June 14, 2021

    THE finance minister’s recent dismissal of the figures of the new poor that a number of think tanks have recently come up with showing that...

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    Online events keeping band music alive: Jahan

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:09pm on June 13, 2021

    Guitarist and one of the founding members of popular alternative rock band Black, Khademul Jahan, said that online music shows had kept band music alive...

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