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Fresh crisis over Covid testing

A few RT-PCR machines, used for Covid-19 testing, remained out of order at a time when coronavirus cases are on the rise with the advent of winter. Experts said the number of daily tests was…

Covid-19 deaths cross 6,000 mark

Twenty one people have died from Covid-19 in the country during last 24 hours, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) today. The total number of…

DU decides not to hold online admission tests

The Dhaka University (DU) authorities decided to curtail admission test marks, hold division-wise tests and not to hold online admission tests for the 2020-2021 academic session. The decision was…

Dhaka ranks worst in air quality index

Dhaka, one the most polluted cities in the world, ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Sunday morning, reports UNB. It had a score of 188 at 10:24am. The air was classified as…

15 deaths, 1527 corona cases in 24-hr

Bangladesh today confirmed 15 more deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 5,623. According to the Health authorities, 1,527 people have tested…

Take measures to prevent rape

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the administration to take extensive measures against rape and raise public awareness against such incidents in society. "We will have to take extensive…

Late goal gives Argentina 2-1 win over Bolivia

late goal from Joaquin Correa helped Argentina come from behind to beat Bolivia 2-1 on Tuesday and maintain their 100% record in the South American World Cup qualifiers. Bolivia took the lead after…