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Ex-Bangladesh Army chief behind murder of 'Bangabandhu': Killer's confession

In a confession, before he was hanged to death in April for the killing off of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, founder of Bangladesh, dismissed military officer Abdul Majed said that former Bangladesh Army chief Ziaur Rahman was behind the 1975 assassination

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Bangladesh reports 7 more virus deaths as cases top 1,000

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Bangladesh has crossed 1,000 after 201 people tested positive for the disease in the last 24 hours

PM Hasina calls for ‘resolve to keep darkness at bay’ as COVID-19 cases, deaths surge

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged members of the public not to panic about the growing coronavirus crisis, saying the “darkness” will go away if they battle the pandemic with courage

Coronavirus combat cripples Pahela Baishakh celebrations in locked down Bangladesh

Bangladeshis are going to celebrate Pahela Baishakh at home this year with their most colourful extravaganza constrained by the cruelty of the unprecedented battle to beat back the coronavirus epidemic amid a nationwide lockdown

Bangladesh reports 5 more virus deaths, 182 new cases

Five more patients have died from the coronavirus infection in Bangladesh, bringing the death toll to 39

Bangladesh announces insurance plans for frontline responders in COVID-19 battle

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced a new insurance scheme for government employees, including doctors, nurses and law-enforcement officials, in the fight against the novel coronavirus in Bangladesh

PM Hasina unveils fresh stimulus package

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced a new stimulus package of Tk 5,000 crore to give financial assistance to small and medium farmers and help them face the fallout of Covid-19

Coronavirus crisis escalates to 38 districts, including 75 neighborhoods, in Dhaka city

The novel coronavirus has spread to 38 of the 64 districts in Bangladesh in 35 days after the first known case was reported

Three die in 24 hours, 58 new cases

Three more people died from Covid-19 and 58 new cases were reported yesterday with the government scrambling to expand testing facilities to grassroots level and set up facilities to treat coronavirus patients

Fashion industry reeling ahead of Pahela Baishakh as coronavirus bites

Fashion and boutique houses in Bangladesh are staring at huge losses after the outbreak of the coronavirus dealt a massive blow to preparations for the upcoming Bangla New Year

Bangladesh independence leader Rahman's killer executed

Nearly 45 years after the assassination, killer of Bangladesh's independence leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been executed on Saturday midnight

Bangladesh's founder' killer Majed to be hanged tonight

Abdul Majed, the convicted killer of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the nation's founder, and most of his family members, will be executed tonight

Bangladesh reports three more coronavirus deaths, 58 new cases

The death toll from the coronavirus in Bangladesh has risen to 30 after three more fatalities were reported. Another 58 people tested positive for the virus from 958 samples during this period, taking the tally of infections to 482, according to Health Minister Zahid Malik

Bangladesh receives food aid from Muslim nations

Envoys of Muslim countries in Dhaka have provided six tonnes of food aid for people living under the poverty line and hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak

Hard times for Bangladeshi expat workers

Several thousand Bangladeshi migrant workers in the Middle East, Italy and some Southeast Asian countries are facing acute shortage of food and other essential commodities as their income sources remained shut amid shutdown enforced by the countries to contain coronavirus spread

34 Rohingya camps in Bangladesh put on lockdown

Bangladesh authorities have put 34 Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar as well as the entire district on lockdown amid a surge in the number of coronavirus cases in the country, it was reported

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