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Update : 27 Jul 2023, 09:42 AM

All eyes on Dhaka Friday: AL, BNP both defer rallies after daylong drama

The ruling Awami League and its arch rival BNP have both deferred their rallies scheduled for Thursday to Friday following instructions from the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), according to several top government sources.

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Party flags of Awami League and BNP

Dhaka-Cox's Bazar train: Cheaper, safer journey to boost tourism

The minimum price of tickets for the upcoming Dhaka-Cox's Bazar tourist railway has been proposed at Tk700 per person for non-AC coaches and Tk1,500 for AC, which would make it one of the most cost effective ways to travel from the capital directly to the country's south-east coast.

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SK Sharfuddin Ahad/Dhaka Tribune

Dengue Outbreak: 14 more die amid record 2,653 cases

With no end to the dengue menace sometime soon in sight, the country logged 14 more deaths and a record 2,653 cases in the last 24 hours till 8am on Wednesday.

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File photo of dengue patients at a hospital in Dhaka Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Elon Musk's Starlink to launch satellite internet service in Bangladesh

Starlink, Elon Musk's satellite internet service, is set to launch an internet connection service in Bangladesh to connect geographically isolated (hard to reach) or disaster-affected populations with uninterrupted high-speed Internet.

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Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, speaks during the Satellite 2020 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington on April 11, 2022 AFP

Mashrafe felt distressed to see Tamim lose all hope

Former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe bin Mortaza was distressed to see current One Day International captain and opener Tamim Iqbal lose all hope during his retirement saga earlier this month.

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File photo of Tamim Iqbal briefing a press conference with Mashrafe bin Mortaza looking on

Bangladeshi climbers first-time on mountaineering expedition in Pamir Mountains

In a ground-breaking endeavour, two mountaineers from Bangladesh, Salehin Arshady and Imran Khan, are embarking on a historic mission to complete the prestigious Snow Leopard Challenge.

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First Rupee-based shipment arrives at Benapole port

Bangladesh and India recently started officially trading with the Indian Rupee as an option for settling transactions earlier this month.

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The Benapole-Petrapole border gate dividing Bangladesh and India Dhaka Tribune
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