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BGMEA donates high flow nasal cannulas to DNCC Covid-19 Hospital

Bangladesh, July 20 -- Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has donated emergency Covid-19 medical equipment and face masks to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Dedicat... Read More


Several villages celebrate Eid in line with Saudi Arabia

Bangladesh, July 20 -- In keeping with Saudi Arabia, residents of a number of villages in Satkhira, Barisal and Panchagarh are celebrating Eid-ul-Azha on Tuesday, the second largest festival of the Mu... Read More


Chattogram records highest single-day Covid deaths at 15

Bangladesh, July 20 -- Chattogram on Tuesday morning recorded as many as 15 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours, the highest single-day fatality figure to date. Besides, 925 people were tested positive for c... Read More


Khulna division logs 43 new Covid deaths

Bangladesh, July 20 -- As many as 43 people have died of Covid-19 in different districts of Khulna division in the past 24 hours, health officials said on Tuesday. According to the health director's ... Read More


Three held with Tk 8cr-worth liquid gold at Dhaka airport

Bangladesh, July 20 -- Airport Armed Police on Tuesday apprehended three men at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport and seized around 14kg liquid gold worth Tk 8 crore from their possession. Three... Read More


Largest fire grows, forces evacuation of wildlife station

Bangladesh, July 20 -- The nation's largest wildfire torched more dry forest in Oregon and forced the evacuation of a wildlife research station Monday as firefighters had to retreat from the flames fo... Read More


ADB lowers its economic growth forecast for developing Asia

Bangladesh, July 20 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has marginally lowered its economic growth forecast for developing Asia this year amid the second wave of the pandemic. It projects a 7.2 perce... Read More


Human rights defenders in Myanmar under siege, say UN experts

Bangladesh, July 20 -- UN experts have expressed their utmost concern over the situation of human rights defenders in Myanmar, and called for a stronger international response to the military coup, in... Read More


Britain's new trading scheme to benefit Bangladesh

Bangladesh, July 20 -- The UK government has launched a new scheme that aims to drive trade with Bangladesh and other countries boosting jobs and growth. The new trading rules will help countries com... Read More


Gazipur gridlocked amid pandemic as hundreds head home for Eid

Bangladesh, July 20 -- Commuters heading home ahead of Eid-ul-Azha were stuck in monster traffic snarls on the two national highways in Gazipur on Tuesday. Long tailbacks were witnessed on both the t... Read More