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Buriganga death toll climbs to 34

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Staff Reporter
The death toll from the launch capsize in the Buriganga River climbed to 34 with the recovery of another body from the river near Shyambazar on Tuesday.
A diver team of fire service retrieved the body, said duty officer Ershad Hossain of the fire service headquarters control room.
Earlier, Thirty-two bodies were recovered following the launch capsize incident in the river on Monday.
The rescue operation resumed on in the morning.
Divers of the Bangladesh Navy started the rescue...
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Corona situation in Bangladesh

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Record 64 deaths in 24 hrs 
1,847 deaths, 1,45,483 infected so far
Staff Reporter
Bangladesh on Tuesday saw the highest-ever jump in deaths from coronavirus infections in a single day as health authorities confirmed another 64 deaths in a span of 24 hours.
With these, the national death...
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JS passes budget for 2020-21 FY

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Staff Reporter
Parliament on Tuesday passed the Tk 568,000 crore national budget for the fiscal year 2020-21, with the slogan 'Economic Transition and Pathway to Progress'.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal moved the Appropriations Bill, 2020 seeking a budgetary allocation of Tk 7,59,642.44...
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40pc corona beds still vacant: Health Minister

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Staff Reporter
Mentioning that some 14,000 beds have been designated for Covid patients in the country’s hospitals, Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque on Tuesday said 40 percent of those are still vacant.
“It’s not like that patients are not getting treatment in any hospital...
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Kuriigram flood situation deteriorates further

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Kurigram: Fifty more char villages were inundated in Kurigram district on Tuesday as flood situation worsened following ries of water levels in Dharala and Brahmaputra rivers.
Dharla and Brahmaputra rivers are flowing 61cm and 71cm above the danger level at Bridge point and...
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