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    Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2021 to begin on March 18

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on January 25, 2021

    Braving the on-going COVID-19 crisis, Bangla Academy will lift the curtain on the Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2021 on March 18. Bangla Academy director general...

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    Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police, looting

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 09:58pm on January 25, 2021

    Protests against a curfew to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the Netherlands degenerated into clashes with police and looting in cities across the country...

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    Youth activism is a beacon of hope

    Hosna J Shewly | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2021

    IN OCTOBER 2020, despite the risk of contracting COVID-19, protests erupted in Dhaka and some other parts of Bangladesh. Spearheaded by students, but also supported...

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    Online registration a must for COVID-19 vaccine

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:00pm on January 25, 2021

    No one will be allowed to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses without online registration, says the Directorate General of Health Services. ‘Now we won’t go for...

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    Police foil LDA march towards health ministry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:20pm on January 25, 2021

    Police on Monday foiled a Left Democratic Alliance procession demanding free coronavirus vaccines for all. The alliance brought out its procession from the office of...

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    COVID-19 claims 18 more, infects 602 in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:32pm on January 25, 2021

    COVID-19 claimed the lives of 18 more people and 602 people tested positive for the disease in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours ending at...

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    Bangladesh gets first lot of purchased COVID-19 vaccine

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:19pm on January 25, 2021

    Bangladesh on Monday received the first consignment of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine bought from the Serum Institute of India as 50 lakh doses of the...

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    Mexican president says he has COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 11:08am on January 25, 2021

    Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced on Sunday that he was infected with the coronavirus, but said his symptoms were mild and he felt...

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    COVID-19 condemns billions to poverty for a decade: Oxfam

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:02am on January 25, 2021

    The COVID-19 crisis is aggravating inequality, with the richest quickly getting richer while it will likely take years for the world’s poorest to recover, anti-poverty...

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    Biden to reinstate COVID-19 travel bans: White House

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:54am on January 25, 2021

    President Joe Biden will re-impose a COVID-19 travel ban on most non-US citizens who have been in Britain, Brazil, Ireland and much of Europe, a...