** Mushfiqur smashes another ton vs Sri Lanka ** Croplands inundated in Faridpur as major rivers swell ** Global Covid cases near 528 million ** Strengthening of taka artificially may leave an adverse impact on macro economy: Experts ** China bars ministers and senior officials from owning assets abroad directly or through spouses and children ** Sylhet: Flood-hit city dwellers suffer crisis of gas, power and safe drinking water ** Graft case: Haji Salim denied bail; sent to jail ** Global Covid cases top 527 million ** Call it national government, call it emergency government – but the need for change is urgent ** Rains lash Dhaka, trigger snarls ** Global Covid cases near 527 million ** No advice to be economical, honest people are already in hardship ** Flooding affects millions in Sylhet ** India, Bangladesh train services to resume shortly ** Global Covid cases near 526 million ** Gridlocks greet capital commuters ** Consumers buying rice from a Food Directorate's Truck posted at Abdul Gani road in the capital on Thursday amid soaring prices of essential commodities. NN photo ** Is Bangladesh heading toward a Sri Lanka-like crisis? ** Veteran journalist Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury no more ** Averting currency crisis without power sector reform ** Boatmen struggle to cross the Buriganga River as water hyacinths cover part of the river near Islampur in the capital. NN photo ** Nasir, two others indicted in Pori Moni case ** Covid-19: Bangladesh logs 22 new cases, no death ** HC cancels bail of expelled JL leader Samrat ** Truck-microbus collision leaves 2 dead in Natore **

Today’s Events

29 January 2022

City Desk :
Debate competition
Debate for Democracy organises a debate competition on 'Government's Step for Ensuring Safe Food' at the conference room of Bangladesh Film Development Corporation in the city's Tejgaon at 11 am.marking National Safe  Food Day.
Press conference
'Bhasantek Punarbasan Prokalpo Bastobayon Sangram Parishad' organises a press conference at Zahur Hossain Chowdhury Hall of the Jatiya Press Club at 11 am to realize its seven-point demands including stoppage of corruption in the project.
Press briefing
'Sushasoner Janya Nagorik' organises an online press briefing at 11:30 am in protest against falsification of Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda.

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