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    Bangladesh makes changes to some senior posts

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 10:43am on July 06, 2020

    The government on Sunday brought changes in a number of senior posts with promotions and transfers to expedite routine works. The ministry of public administration...

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    COVID-19 test no more free at govt labs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:25pm on June 29, 2020

    The government on Monday fixed the fees for the RT-PCR test for COVID-19 suspects as it decided not to continue the service free of cost...

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    Govt busy politicising coronavirus: Rizvi

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:26pm on June 23, 2020

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi alleged that the government was now busy committing corruption, looting and politicising coronavirus issue when...

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    Bangladesh state minister Abdullah dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on June 14, 2020

    State minister for religious affairs Sheikh M Abdullah died at Combined Military Hospital, Dhaka on Saturday night. He was 75.Confirming the matter, Abdullah’s assistant personal...

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    Government decides to suspend relief distribution

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:41am on June 10, 2020

    Disaster management ministry has decided to suspend the countrywide relief distribution programme it has been running for the past three months since March among the...

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    People stockpile oxygen worrying government

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:14am on June 10, 2020

    After disinfectants, hygiene products and some essential commodities, people are panic buying medical oxygen cylinders and other related equipment to tackle respiratory distress in case...

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    Purba Rajabazar on complete lockdown

    Tapos Kanti Das and Iqbal Mahmud | Updated at 12:03am on June 10, 2020

    Army patrolling was strengthen at Pubra Rajabar area in the capital where an estimated 50,000 people live, as the area came under a strict lockdown...

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    Economists, businesses sceptical about effective implementation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:36pm on June 09, 2020

    Economists and businesses on Tuesday expressed doubts about effective implementation of the stimulus packages announced by the government to revive the country’s economy hit hard...

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    Coronavirus infection gallops after reopening

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:06am on June 09, 2020

    The COVID-19 infection rate rose fast after the government lifted the restrictions on the public life despite objections from experts. In the nine days, from...

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    Increase in WASH budget sought to fight COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on June 08, 2020

    Several non-government organisations on Monday demanded the government keep adequate budgetary allocation for WASH — water, sanitation and hygiene, to prevent COVID-19. WaterAid, UNICEF, PPRC,...