The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra were advised to keep hoisted distant cautionary signal number one on Monday following the depression over the Southeast Bay and adjoining Andaman Sea.
Cyclone Yaas: Sea ports in BD asked to hoist signal No 2
Sunday’s depression over East-Central Bay and adjoining area moved north-westwards and intensified into a cyclonic storm ‘Yaas’ over the same area.
Officials asked not to leave workstations during Eid holidays
The government has issued a notification extending the ongoing lockdown until May 16 with six fresh directives alongside the existing ones to contain the spread of Covid-19.
Complainant asked to withdraw case against Al Jazeera
A Dhaka court on Tuesday asked the complainant to withdraw a sedition case filed against four people over a report of Al Jazeera titled “All the Prime Minister’s Men”.
JU students asked to leave halls
Amid demonstrations by students for reopening of halls, Jahangirnagar University (JU) authorities have asked the students, who entered the dormitories forcibly violating the government order, to leave those by Monday morning.
Get tickets, apply for visa extension: Migrant workers asked
Dhaka, Sept 24 – The government has urged migrant Bangladeshis who will return to their workplaces in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to maintain discipline while collecting tickets and applying for visa extension.
Admin asked to compel people to observe corona restrictions
Dhaka, Aug 10 – As the public response to Covid-19 safety measures has declined, the government has asked the field-level administrations to intensify their mobile court drives so that people exercise precautions like wearing face masks.
6 virus cases: Stop retail sales, Dhaka Karwan Bazar asked
Dhaka, April 22 – The authorities concerned have imposed restrictions on retail sales at Karwan Baza to prevent the spread of virus as three coronavirus infected patients were found there.
Education Ministry asked to take action against overnight torture
Mymensingh, Oct 23 – A first year student of Animal Husbandry faculty named Maqsudul Haque Emu was tortured overnight at room number east-5 of the hall on last 5 August for not giving salaam to the BCL president of Shaheed…
BCL-leaders asked for share of development fund: JU VC
Dhaka, Sept 13 – JU Vice-Chancellor Professor Farzana Islam on Friday told journalists that central Chhatra League told her to give them 4-6 percent of project money from the construction companies who got tender of development project worth of Tk.…
Cooperate with int’l mechanisms for justice: Myanmar asked
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Monday urged the government of Myanmar to cooperate with the international mechanisms that have been established both to ensure justice and consolidate Myanmar’s democratic transition.
No requisitioning private cars CNG auto-rickshaws, taxis: HC
Dhaja, July 31 – In a verdict, the High Court on Tuesday issued 9-point directives over the requisition of vehicles including that police could not requisite private cars, CNG-run auto-rickshaws and taxis.
Washington waterfront owners asked to take dead whales
Port Hadlock, Jun 16 (AP/UNB)— At least one Washington state waterfront landowner has said yes to a request to allow dead gray whales to decompose on their property. So many gray whale carcasses have washed up this year that the…
WHO asked to report on current pathogen-sharing modalities
London 10 June (TWN): In considering the public health implications of the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing related to genetic resources, the first step should be to unpack the current modalities for pathogen sharing under…
Farmers asked to early harvest Boro paddy
Local office of Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) has issued a warning for early harvesting Boro paddy aiming to protect the leading food crop of the country from natural calamities. The DAE are disseminating warning messages through using miking in…