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People coming out during lockdown in Wari

Lockdown began from 6am Saturday morning in Wari, Old Dhaka, but people have been coming out on all sorts of excuses. This is disrupting the lockdown.

A 21-day lockdown in Wari began on Saturday morning

Rohingya repatriation talks yet to start

Dates had twice been fixed for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees back to Myamnar, but nothing has happened so far

Rohingya repatriation talks yet to start

Bangladesh virus deaths near 2,000

Twenty-nine more patients died of coronavirus and 3,288 more people were newly diagnosed with COVID-19 infection in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours.

A man reacts before the body of his father, a ward master at Suhrawardy Hospital in Dhaka, who died under treatment at the hospital after showing coronavirus symptoms. The deceased was COVID-19 positive in the test report received after death. 28 June 2020.

‘BSF men pick up, torture, shoot dead Bangladeshi’

A Bangladeshi national was allegedly shot dead by the members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Telkupi border in Chapainawabganj’s Shibganj upazila on Saturday morning.

‘BSF men pick up, torture, shoot dead Bangladeshi’

Solar-sharing start-up aims to cut power waste

A start-up that helps rural Bangladeshi owners of home solar power systems trade their surplus electricity with their neighbours won an international award for climate change innovation Thursday.

Solar-sharing start-up aims to cut power waste

Interview: Zafrullah Chowdhury

'The government can help by not obstructing our work'

Zafrullah Chowdhury, founder and trustee of Gonoshasthaya Kendra, after recovering from coronavirus, spoke in an interview with Prothom Alo about coronavirus, the health system, the antibody test ...

Zafrullah Chowdhury, after recovering from coronavirus

Bangladesh now 8th worst-hit: WHO

Bangladesh is now eighth in the global weekly increase in new coronavirus cases, according to World Health Organization (WHO).

Coronavirus

Bangladesh reports 42 more virus deaths, 3114 new cases in 24 hrs

Forty two more patients died of coronavirus and 3,114 people were newly diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

Additional DG Nasima Sultana in an online briefing on coronavirus situation in Bangladesh

Bangladesh media during COVID-19

Only 86 newspapers being published, 254 shut down

Under the prevaling pandemic, only 86 newspapers are being published in the 8 divisional towns and concerned districts of the country, including Dhaka.

Only 86 newspapers being published, 254 shut down

Human trafficking

Why has Bangladesh taken no steps against MP Shahid yet?

Kazi Shahid Islam, an MP from Bangladesh, has been arrested and tried in Kuwait for human trafficking and money laundering. The Bangladesh government is yet to take any action against him.

Why has Bangladesh taken no steps against MP Shahid yet?
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