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DU steps into 100th year

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Staff Reporter
Dhaka University (DU), the country’s oldest university, stepped into its 100th year on Wednesday but it preferred holding low-key programmes to celebrate the big moment due to coronavirus pandemic.
Amid an usual scenario in the country as elsewhere in the world due to the pandemic, the DU authorities are celebrating its 99th founding anniversary with very limited programmes.
As part of marking the milestone, the national as well as the university flags were hoisted in front...
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UNICEF for universal access to online, distance learning for children

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Staff Reporter
President of UNICEF Executive Board and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Ambassador Rabab Fatima has said access to online and distance learning universally should be a top priority now.
“Distance learning for a large majority of children in the...
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4 new dengue cases reported in 24 hrs: DGHS

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Staff Reporter
Four new dengue cases were reported in the country on Tuesday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
Currently, five dengue patients are being treated at a hospital in Dhaka, according to a daily update from DGHS.
The health authorities reported 326 dengue...
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COVID-19: Wari to be put under lockdown

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Staff Reporter
Marking Wari area in the capital as ‘Red Zone’, Dhaka South City Corporation has decided to put it under lockdown for 21 days to contain the transmission of coronavirus.
The restriction will be effective from 8am on July 4 which will be in force till July 25.
DSCC Mayor...
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Erosion takes serious turn in Lalmonirhat

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Lalmonirhat: As water started to recede, erosion on the left bank of the Teesta River in Lalmonirhat upazila has taken a serious turn.
Strong current is devouring houses and farmlands as the water level of the river has been receding for the last two days.
Locals are passing days...
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