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2 million deaths `very likely` before Covid-19 vaccine comes: WHO


News Desk :The global coronavirus death toll could hit two million before an effective vaccine is widely used, the World ...

ADB`s blacklisted cos trying to grab WASA's Tk 400 crore dev project


Al Amin :Three blacklisted companies of Asian Development Bank (ADB) are trying to get work order of a water development ...

Ipsos poll shows Biden leads Trump nationally, but race much tighter in key states


Reuters :The U.S. presidential race is much closer than national surveys suggest, according to Reuters/Ipsos opinion polls in battleground states ...

DNC drive at Gulshan restaurant: Prime accused on the run


Staff Reporter :The prime accused in a case filed in connection with Wednesday's recovery of large stash of alcohol from ...

No Covid-19 test needed to go to Singapore from Bangladesh


UNB :Bangladeshi passengers will no longer need to present Covid-19 test report from their homeland to go to Singapore.But they ...

Biman tickets to Jeddah available from Sunday


Staff Reporter :All Jeddah bound passengers who had a return ticket on March 21 are directed to contact the Biman ...

Bangladesh logs 1,275 new virus cases, 32 deaths in a day


Bangladesh has recorded 1,275 new cases of the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking the tally of infections ...

Workers seek PM’s special intervenes to reduce bidi tax


Hundreds of workers have formed a human chain to reduce the tax on bidi industry from this fiscal year 2020-21 ...

MC College rape: Court records victim’s statement


A Sylhet court on Sunday recorded statement of the victim who was gang raped in MC College on Friday.She was ...

Verdict in arms case against Papia, husband on Oct 12


A Dhaka court is set to deliver a verdict in the illegal arms case against Shamima Noor Papia, an expelled ...

Secretariat's laxity towards health rules draws concerns


Even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the lives of Bangladeshis, neglect of health and ...

How much timid we must be to tolerate blatant rape, gruesome murder and total insecurity

By Editorial Desk

Committing outrageous and violent crimes of the ruling Awami League's student wing, Bangladesh Chhatra league (BCL), have become a routine ...

Students stage demonstrations in front of Sylhet MC College on Saturday, protesting the rape of a woman at the dormitory.



Bangladesh logs 1,275 new virus cases, 32 deaths in a day


Bangladesh has recorded 1,275 new cases of the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking the tally of infections so far to 359,148.

The death toll jumped to 5,161 after 32 fatalities were registered in the 24 hours to 8 am Sunday, the government said.
The number of recoveries outpaced fresh cases in the same period as another 1,714 patients recovered from COVID-19 through treatment at home and in hospital care. It brings the total to 270,491.
A total of 10,685 samples were tested at 105 authorised labs across the country in the last 24 hours, with a positivity rate of 11.93 percent, according to data released by the health directorate.
The official figures put the recovery rate at 75.31 percent, while the mortality rate stands at 1.44 percent.

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Registrar to get charge of VC in SAU not rational

DHAKA University Teachers' Association protested the decision of giving Sher-e-Bangla Agriculture University (SAU) registrar the charge of Vice-Chancellor of the university. Amid the deteriorating education quality for student politics, absence of academic integrity, teachers' involvement in administrative functions more than academic and their partisan politics, the decision of giving charge ...

International »

South Korea's domestic coronavirus cases fall to lowest in 44 days

Reuters, Seoul :South Korea on Saturday reported 49 new domestic coronavirus cases, the smallest number of locally transmitted cases in 44 days in a sign that tighter social distancing rules are paying off.Health officials reiterated calls on people to refrain from visiting their hometowns and meeting with relatives during the ...

International »

Lebanon PM-designate steps down

Al Jazeera News :Lebanon's prime minister-designate Mustapha Adib has announced his resignation after his efforts to line up a non-partisan cabinet ran into trouble, particularly over who would run the finance ministry.In a televised address on Saturday, Adib said he was stepping down from "the task of forming the government" ...

City »

Former State Minister for Information Prof Abu Sayeed speaks at the extended meeting of Gonoforum at the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday demanding national unity for meaningful change.

City »

Chairman of Jatiya Ganotantrik Andolon Khokon Chowdhury speaks at the biennial conference of Trinamul NDM at the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday.

Entertainment »

Kazi Shoma coming with original song

Entertainment Report :Singer Kazi Shoma has been engaged with music for many days. She got praise for rendering songs in and outside the country. She has an inner want to render an original song. But she could not do it for various reasons. Before Corona pandemic she wanted to fulfil ...

Editorial »

EC can`t avert responsibility of criminal nexus that makes fake NIDs

THE Election Commission is struggling to check forgeries of National Identity Cards while it suspects that a group of voter registration officers and data entry operators are involved in the scam. Several probe teams formed on various occasions have found that people are forging NIDs to gain illegal benefits, including ...

Football »

Messi says Suarez deserved more from Barcelona in move to Atletico Madrid

BBC Online :Lionel Messi says Luis Suarez deserved a better send-off from Barcelona but that he is "no longer surprised" by the club's treatment of the striker.Suarez has joined Atletico Madrid after being told he was not in new Barca boss Ronald Koeman's plans.Earlier this month, Messi said he would ...

Entertainment »

Pori Moni to play Pritilata’s role in movie

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Popular film actress Pori Moni has signed in to play the role of Pritilata Waddedar, who was the first Bengali revolutionary martyred woman in the Subcontinent. Affiliation of Pori Moni with the movie was announced on the death anniversary of Pritilata Waddedar on September 24.Golam Rabbani wrote ...

Editorial »

Corruption is no problem but giving too many extensions is bad

AKM Fazlullah, the 79-year-old Managing Director of Chattogram Water Supply and Sewerage Authority, is likely to get extension for another three-year term after serving the position for nine years.In 2009, Fazlullah was first appointed as the chairman of the CWASA, 11 years after he had gone into retirement as an ...

International »

Madrid pleads for more doctors, police as coronavirus cases surge

Reuters, Madrid :Spain's Madrid region on Wednesday requested urgent help to hire hundreds of foreign doctors and reinforce police as they registered 1,290 new coronavirus infections and considered extending a partial lockdown to more areas.Representing over a quarter of Spain's 4,143 new cases in the past 24 hours, the capital ...

Entertainment »

Nancy at Ranga Raat on Maasranga TV tonight

Maasranga TV will telecast phono-live studio concert titled Ranga Raat tonight. This programme will be aired on Friday at 10:30pm. At tonight’s episode, popular singer Nancy will be present in the show to perform. Besides rendering her popular songs, Nancy will also keep requests from the viewers while performing. In ...

International »

Lukashenko abruptly sworn in, Belarus opposition calls for more protests

Reuters, Minsk :Ignoring calls for an end to his 26-year grip on power, President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus was sworn in for a sixth term on Wednesday after an election that the opposition and several foreign governments say was rigged.The ceremony would normally have been publicised as a major state ...

Sports »

Bianca Andreescu calls it a day on 2020 tennis season

Bianca Andreescu has called it a day on the 2020 season and vows to come back "stronger and better than ever".The Canadian, who won the 2019 US Open, suffered a knee injury at last year's WTA Finals and hasn't been able to regain full fitness since.A foot injury has added ...

Entertainment »

Taapsee Pannu can pull off any hairstyle

The eminent and charismatic actress Taapsee Pannu is known for her commendable acting in Bollywood movies. She is known for her anarchistic, bold role choices and is widely praised and acclaimed for performances. The actress also knows how to wow her fans especially on social media, recently shared a picture ...

Anniversary Issue-2019 »

  1. Bangladesh: The State-Language and the State
  2. Captive politics is not student politics
  3. Glimpses of Cultural heritage in Bangladesh

Health »

  1. Covid-19 misinformation leading to deaths and injuries
  2. Snippets
  3. District News and Picture

Front Page »

  1. Bangladesh logs 1,275 new virus cases, 32 deaths in a day
  2. Workers seek PM’s special intervenes to reduce bidi tax
  3. MC College rape: Court records victim’s statement

City »

  1. Former State Minister for Information Prof Abu Sayeed speaks at the extended meeting of Gonoforum at the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday demanding national unity for meaningful change.
  2. 'Bangladesh Juba Oikya Parishad' forms a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday in protest against sexual repression on girls in different districts including Neela killing of Savar.
  3. Online abuse against women impedes gender equality attainment

Editorial »

  1. Explosives unduly handled in Ctg Port expose safety concern
  2. Registrar to get charge of VC in SAU not rational
  3. Rivers The Living Entities

Entertainment »

  1. Anik becoming popular to viewers
  2. Actor Tutul busy with Sohojpath school
  3. Covid-19 awareness song Saf Roi released

Sports »

  1. Pacquiao wants McGregor fight next year
  2. Nadal unhappy with French Open's new 'super heavy' ball choice
  3. Duplantis claims victory at Diamond League meet in Doha

Football »

  1. Frankfurt take first win in new Bundesliga season
  2. Jesus out of Brazil WC qualifiers
  3. Messi says Suarez deserved more from Barcelona in move to Atletico Madrid

Cricket »

  1. Schutt, Gardner guide Australia Women to T20I win over Kiwis Women
  2. Departure delayed but BCB still hopeful about Lanka tour
  3. Rahul hits highest ever score by an Indian in IPL history

Chittagong »

  1. 3 acres of land recovered in Ctg Port areas
  2. Lighter ship sinks in Bay
  3. Bangladesh Ahle Sunnat Jamaat organized a protest rally demanding for release of Allama Mufti Alauddin Zihadi in Chattogram.

National »

  1. The new executive committee of Ishwarganj (in Mymensingh) Susashoner Jonno Nagorik (SUJON) was formed after the bi-ennial council of the organization on Saturday. Members of new committee pose for a photograph.
  2. Tourists flock Cumilla sites as virus restrictions ease
  3. 53 more test Corona positive in Ctg

Back Page »

  1. Belarus police detain dozens as crowds chant against Lukashenko
  2. Stranded Saudi Arabia returnees throng in front of the offices of Saudi Airlines in the capital on Saturday for confirming their air tickets to join their work places.
  3. Stranded Saudi returnees, struggle for tickets continues

Business & Economy »

  1. Md. Ataur Rahman Prodhan, CEO and Managing Director of Sonali Bank Limited, presiding over a view exchange meeting with the bank's AD branches managers at its head office in the city on Tuesday. High officials of the bank were also present.
  2. Gas crisis disrupts industrial production, raises cost
  3. 'Bangabandhu Jubo Rin'-a step in right direction: Speaker

International »

  1. Taiwan's armed forces strain in undeclared war of attrition with China
  2. 'Masks up, emissions down' as climate demos restart
  3. Attackers kill 15 people in western Ethiopia

Life »

  1. Willpower is nonsense
  2. Quit smoking : Why science matters
  3. What our faces say to our children

Literature »

  1. Humour and humility walk hand in hand!
  2. Why do you make me crying by the seashore?
  3. Cartoonist, writer Dr Seuss

Campus Life »

  1. Benajir Ahmed, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Professor Atiqul Islam, Vice-Chancellor, Members-Board of Trustees, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Treasurer, Directors, Administrative heads are seen during celebration of Mujib Shoto Borsho 2020, Birth Centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at North South University.
  2. DIU hosts seminar on 1971 War Babies
  3. Freshers' reception held at Jagannath University

Feature »

  1. Stopping your negative thinking
  2. 5 times it is alright to skip the gym
  3. How to save money

Law and Justice »

  1. Transnational and organized crime in Bangladesh
  2. Appeal invalid against sentence unless 50pc cheque amount deposited
  3. Steps in case failure of an investigating officer

Campus Cronical »

  1. Children should learn think critically about news
  2. Help kids learning at home
  3. Literacy tips for parents and caregivers

Art & Culture »

  1. Group exhibition ‘Ten Dimensions’
  2. To the Root of Art
  3. Puzzle of Myth


  1. French-Spanish singer Manu Chao enthralls Dhaka audience
  2. Nasir Ali Mamun’s 59th solo photography exhibition at AFD
  3. Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2020

Weekend Plus »

  1. Ways to spot false news on Facebook Weekend Plus Desk
  2. Juggling work at home with kids
  3. What type of friends you should avoid

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Real Independence Day Celebrations
  2. Message
  3. Manik Mia A Man Of Indomitable Character
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