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Govt continues relief assistance amid Covid-19 crisis

The government is continuing relief distribution across the country as part of its humanitarian assistance to reduce people’s sufferings amid the coronavirus pandemic. According to the National Disaster Response Coordination Center (NDRCC), a total of 2,11,017 metric tons of rice has already been allocated in 64 districts to deal with …

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Covid-19 causes biggest disruption of education system in history

Nearly 1.6 billion learners across the world have been affected by the largest disruption of education systems in history caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated education disparities, according to UN Secretary-General’s policy brief on “Education during COVID-19 and Beyond” released on Tuesday. Learning losses due to …

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2 Bangladeshi killed, 21 Bangladesh Navy crews injured in Beirut blast

Two Bangladesh nationals were killed in the explosion in Lebanon’s capital on Tuesday. Bangladesh Embassy in Beirut confirmed it citing hospital source. The Embassy also urged all to inform the Embassy through its hotline number if they come to know any more casualties. Besides, twenty-one members of Bangladesh Navy were …

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Bangladesh reports 2654 new Covid-19 cases, 33 more deaths,

Bangladesh recorded 33 new deaths from coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the tally to 3,267. “We’ve identified 2,654 new cases in the last 24 hours after testing 11,160 samples,” Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), told a regular online briefing. So far, …

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Bangladesh reports 50 more Covid-19 deaths, 1918 new cases

Bangladesh reported 50 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours until Tuesday morning. “During this period, 1918 new cases were detected after testing 7712 samples,” Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), said at a regular online briefing. The country reported its first cases …

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Local birds raises on the footing of Poultry industry

Is therIs there a correlation between the rise of the industrial-scale poultry industry and the slowdown of wild bird poaching in Bangladesh? It is surprising as some villagers said there is a deep connection between the two seemingly uncorrelated events. Industrial poultry farming grew to be an established industry in …

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Bangladesh receives record $2.6bn remittances in July

Expatriate Bangladeshis have sent home $2.6 billion in July alone which is the highest monthly remittance received in the country’s history despite all sorts of troubles that accompanied the global coronavirus pandemic. In June, the country received $1.833 billion in remittance. The buoyant inflow of remittance helped push the central …

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