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  • A fraudster in myriad guises

    “He is a man of dangerous fraudulent nature.” This is how a home ministry letter back in 2016 described Mohammad Shahed, a person with many “identities”.
  • Covid-19 Red Zones: Strict rules for stay at home

    Facing setbacks in its plan to enforce containment zones in four districts from yesterday, the government is now working to impose a total lockdown in areas that will be marked red and partially in the ones marked yellow in a day or two.
  • Some hotspots go into total lockdown

    In the wake of rising Covid-19 deaths and infections across the country, the government today starts enforcing containment zones on a pilot basis in some areas of four districts, including Dhaka.
  • Narayanganj lockdown

    Containment zones planned

    The government is likely to put the capital, Narayanganj and Gazipur in the “red zone” with severe restrictions in the wake of rising Covid-19 deaths and infections in the city areas.
  • Let them cross the river

    Hundreds of people are stuck at the Shimulia-Kathalbari and Paturia-Daulatdia ferry terminals on their way to village homes, as the authorities suspended the ferry services to prevent crowding -- in an attempt to curb coronavirus transmission.