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    Rail, road projects to continue amid restrictions: ministers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:33pm on April 13, 2021

    The works of the ongoing projects under the ministries of the road transport and bridges and the railways will continue during the fresh restrictions on...

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    Don’t carry passengers in goods-laden transport amid lockdown: Obaidul

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:52am on April 13, 2021

    Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Monday urged the authorities concerned to remain alert so that goods-laden transport could not carry passengers during...

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    Enforce restriction, feed poor: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on April 13, 2021

    Speakers in a webinar on Monday asked the government to extend food and cash aids to the poor with the enforcement of a strict ‘lockdown’...

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    Is Bangladesh prepared to face another ‘violence pandemic’?

    Tasnim Nowshin Fariha | Updated at 12:00am on April 13, 2021

    THE government of Bangladesh has announced a week-long countrywide lockdown from April 5 which may be extended further considering the rapid spread of the COVID-19...

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    Britain dives back into normal life as India battles new surge

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 07:00pm on April 12, 2021

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 29,37,355 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources...

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    Fearing arrest, most Saltha men flee villages

    United News of Bangladesh . Faridpur | Updated at 09:54am on April 12, 2021

    An uneasy calm prevails in 70 villages of Faridpur’s Saltha as almost all the men have gone into hiding following cases filed in connection with...

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    Rules violation on across Bangladesh amid extension of restrictions

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 12, 2021

    Amid the announcement of the extension of the weeklong restrictions on public movement and businesses to contain the current surge in COVID-19 cases, Sunday witnessed...

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    Stocks slump for 2nd day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on April 11, 2021

    Dhaka stocks plunged for the second day on Sunday, as investors continued selling shares amid anxieties over a ‘complete lockdown’ the government has planned to...

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    Post-COVID era of hybrid work beckons in UK

    Agence France-Presse . Nunhead, United Kingdom | Updated at 10:41pm on April 11, 2021

    Consultant Rachel Watson enjoys being based at her home that looks onto the London skyline but misses the office vibe. She will soon get the...

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    Weeklong restrictions extended till April 14 morning    

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:01pm on April 11, 2021

    The government on Sunday extended its weeklong restrictions on public movement and overall activities till 6:00am on April 14 from April 11 to contain the...