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    Transport workers suffer without aid as Eid nears

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:47am on May 23, 2020

    Road transport workers across the country are passing days in hardship and uncertainty ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr as they remained unemployed for around two months during...

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    Government fails to enforce health safety steps

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:02am on May 18, 2020

    Law enforcement agencies have largely failed to ensure the social distancing and health guideline compliance for businesses operating amid the ongoing shutdown thereby exposing more...

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    Imports slump 62pc in April amid pandemic

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 09:12pm on May 17, 2020

    The country’s overall import payments dropped by 61.61 per cent, or $3.13 billion, year-on-year in April this year amid a countrywide shutdown imposed by the...

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    Experts find cash aid a good move

    Shakhawat Hossain  | Updated at 12:11am on May 16, 2020

    The distribution of cash assistance is a timely step, but the identification of the beneficiaries should be done more rigorously, said experts, demanding that the...

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    Crowd returns back to Dhaka streets

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04am on May 12, 2020

    Dhaka streets are gaining crowd of people as Bangladesh government has relaxed some restrictions on shopping at malls and congregational prayers at mosques, while the...

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    Government relaxing shutdown to help people: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:12am on May 11, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said her government is gradually relaxing the nationwide shutdown so that the people can manage ‘their lives and livelihoods’...

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    Transport workers block road for relief

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on May 08, 2020

    Road transport workers staged protests blocking Dhaka-Sylhet Highway in front of Saidabad inter district bus terminal in Dhaka on Thursday for relief during the government-sponsored...

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    Australia fears suicide spike due to virus shutdown

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 11:36pm on May 07, 2020

    Thousands of Australians are expected to take their own lives because of the financial and psychological stress of the coronavirus crisis, far outstripping the death...

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    Shutdown needs to be lifted cautiously in phases: Manmohan

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:38am on May 06, 2020

    Country Director of the Asian Development Bank in Bangladesh Manmohan Parkash has said a carefully-crafted exit strategy that draws a fine balance between normalising socioeconomic...

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    Economic downturn may affect Bangladesh’s LDC graduation

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 11:39pm on May 05, 2020

    With economic activities at a standstill due to the coronavirus-induced shutdown for over a month, millions are at the risk of losing their livelihoods while...