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Providing free internet to students urged

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Staff Reporter
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Monday urged mobile phone operators to provide either free internet or low-cost packages to students to help them continue online education amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“Many educational institutions are conducting online academic activities due to the pandemic but it has become difficult for many students to bear the internet expenses. Negotiations are on with the mobile operators so that they consider providing free internet services or...
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BNP to boycott by-polls to Bogura-1, Jashore-6

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Stating that holding any election amid pandemic is unacceptable, BNP has decided not to join the by-polls to Bogura-1 and Jashore-6 constituencies billed for July 14.

The party standing committee took the decision at a virtual meeting on Sunday night, said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul...
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Health system collapsed: Fakhrul

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BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday alleged that people are being deprived of medical services as the country’s health sector has collapsed due to corruption by the "government".

“It’s unfortunate that the government has completely shattered the health system in...
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Post-Covid-19 industries

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To tackle job loss stressed 
Staff Reporter
Speakers at a webinar here on Saturday emphasised post-Covid industry readiness and skills development to prevent job loss in the industrial sector of the country.
“In the post-covid period, sustaining existing employment and creating jobs will...
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COVID-19: Country sees lowest daily death since June 1

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Health authorities on Saturday reported the death of 29 more people due to deadly COVID-19 in a span of 24 hours, which is the lowest number of death in a day that the country registered since June 1.
With the latest figure, the death toll in Bangladesh from the virus rose to...
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