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    Main roads almost empty but not alleys in Dhaka

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 01:04am on April 08, 2020

    Major roads of the capital Dhaka looked on Tuesday almost empty but the alleyways witnessed crowds posing risk as the government and its agencies were...

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    Many dists, cities, places across Bangladesh put on lockdown

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:50am on April 08, 2020

    The local administrations and people locked down newer places in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country on Tuesday, a day after the prime minister directed...

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    DU student ‘denied treatment by hospitals’ dies

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 11:33am on April 07, 2020

    An MA student of Dhaka University died on Monday in Khagrachhari after several hospitals in the capital allegedly denied his treatment fearing that he was...

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    Labour leader Zafrul Hasan dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on April 07, 2020

    Veteran labour leader Md Zafrul Hasan, an adviser to Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson and former general secretary of Jatiyatabadi Sramik Dal, breathed his last at...

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    Dhaka entry, exit restriction still not followed

    Iqbal Mahmud | Updated at 12:20am on April 07, 2020

    A good number of people continued travelling in and out of the capital on Monday despite the police restriction on such movement. Police officials said...

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    PM for strict enforcement of local lockdown

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:04am on April 07, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked authorities concerned to bring under complete lockdown the areas of COVID-19 transmission and check entry to and exit...

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    New infections mostly in capital

    Iqbal Mahmud | Updated at 01:45am on April 06, 2020

    Several areas in Dhaka were put in lockdown on Sunday after some people in the areas had tested positive for coronavirus, while the Narayanganj City...

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    Many return empty-handed as government begins rice OMS for poor

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:28am on April 06, 2020

    Scores of people living in slums at Mohakhali and Mirpur in Dhaka returned empty handed after hours of wait as the government began selling specially...

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    Dhaka entry, exit restricted

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 01:22am on April 06, 2020

    The government has finally restricted the entry to and exist from Dhaka a day after allowing thousands of apparel workers to reach back to their...

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    Parts of capital suffer hours-long outage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:32pm on April 05, 2020

    People at Rampura, Malibagh and Mirbagh areas in Dhaka endured sufferings on Sunday due to hours-long outages. Power supply snapped at the areas at about...