A hasty lifting of restrictions imposed to control the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to a fatal resurgence of the new coronavirus, the World Health Organization warned Friday.
BB calls applications for Tk 5,000cr stimulus package
News Desk Bangladesh Bank (BB) has called applications from all the scheduled banks for receiving low cost fund from Taka 5,000 crore stimulus package for the export-oriented industries announced earlier by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to help those overcoming the…
327 Japanese citizens leave Dhaka
Some 327 Japanese citizens left Dhaka for Tokyo on Thursday morning by a special chartered flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.
Nat’l cricketers donate half of monthly salary to battle coronavirus
Sports Desk The Bangladesh national cricketers came up with decision to donate half of their monthly salary to government fund in a bid to fight against coronavirus pandemic.
555 Jashore overseas returnees quarantined in 24hr
Jashore’s district administration sent another 555 overseas returnees to home quarantine in the last 24 hours until Monday night to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
500-member committee formed to fight coronavirus: Quader
Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said a 500-member committee has been formed to tackle the coronavirus situation in the country.
Coronavirus: PM to address nation March 25
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will brief the nation on the overall coronavirus situation in the country on March 25, Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said Monday.
Star Cineplex closes down amid coronavirus outbreak
Culture Desk The authority of Star Cineplex decided to stop its operation temporarily due to the recent outbreak of coronavirus in Bangladesh. According to this decision, all of the branches of Star Cineplex are said to be closed down till…
All educational institutions to remain closed till March 31
All educational institutions across the country will remain closed from March 18 to March 31 to tackle the coronavirus spread.
Coronavirus: Bangladesh orders compulsory quarantine for returnees
People coming to Bangladesh from infected countries will be kept in compulsory quarantine, Health Minister Zahid Maleque announced Saturday.
Abrar murder case shifted to Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1
Buet student Abrar Fahad murder case was shifted to Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 on Thursday.
Two coronavirus patients making recovery, says IEDCR
of the three patients diagnosed with Covid-19 have almost recovered from the disease, said the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) on Wednesday.
Coronavirus patients in stable condition: IEDCR
The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) Director Prof Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora on Tuesday said the condition of three patients diagnosed with COVID-19 is stable.
2 siblings found slaughtered in Dhaka; Mother burnt
Crime Reporter Police on Saturday morning recovered the slaughtered bodies of two siblings from a house in Dhaka’s Khilgaon area.
Kuwait suspends flights to, from Bangladesh, 6 other countries
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation in Kuwait on Saturday suspended all flights to and from seven countries including Bangladesh amid coronavirus fear.
Automate insurance services, restore people’s trust: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday directed the authorities concerned to bring insurance activities under technology based automation system and settle insurance claims of clients quickly to restore the people’s faith in the sector.
Two-month Hilsa ban begins
The government’s two-month ban on catching, selling and transporting of Hilsa began Sunday.
Road crashes claim 8 lives in 4 dists
Eight people were killed and several others injured in separate road accidents in Cumilla, Rajshahi, Manikganj and Moulvibazar districts on Saturday.
Salman Shah committed suicide over family feud: PBI
Dhallywood superstar Salman Shah had not been murdered, according to Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) reports.
Coronavirus- infected in ‘critical state’ in Singapore
One of the Bangladesh citizens, infected with coronavirus or Covid-19 in Singapore, is now in a “very critical state” and medicine given to him is not responding, said Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday.
Kaptai boat capsize: Bodies of mother, son retrieved
Rangamati Correspondent Members of Bangladesh Navy and Fire Service on Tuesday morning retrieved the bodies of a woman and her son from the Sarafvata river in Rangunia upazila in Chattogram five days after a boat sank in the Karnaphuli River…
ADB provides $170m for capital market reforms in BD
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a second tranche loan of $170 million to conclude the Third Capital Market Development Program in Bangladesh.
JJhalakathi PP murder: HC upholds death sentence of 5 JMB men
The High Court (HC) on Monday upheld a verdict of the subordinate court sentencing five members of Banned militant group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to death for murdering a Jhalakathi Public Prosecutor in 2007.
Cold-related diseases affect 4,534 people in 24 hrs
Various cold-related diseases affected 4,534 people across the country in the last 24 hours, the government said on Thursday.
5-day ultimatum to publish names of expelled DU students
Students of Dhaka University (DU) on Monday gave the authorities a five-day ultimatum for publishing names of 63 students who were expelled for cheating in admission tests.
Recruit 117 physicians for jail hospitals: HC
The High Court on Wednesday ordered the authorities concerned to recruit 117 physicians to fill up the vacant posts of jail hospitals across the country as soon as possible.
Coronavirus outbreak: Dhaka airport to screen passengers from China
The authorities of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here will start screening passengers arriving from China on Tuesday following outbreak of new coronavirus that has so far claimed four lives and sickened many in China .
Man who raped DU student is serial rapist, mugger: RAB
The man who raped a Dhaka University (DU) student in Kurmitola was a serial rapist and a mugger, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) said.
B’baria train collision: 3 including loco master suspended
Loco master of Turnanishitha train and two other staff of Bangladesh Railway have been suspended after the fatal train crash at Mandbagh of Brahmanbaria that left 16 people dead and over 100 other injured.
115 elephants die in Zimbabwe’s largest game park due to drought
At least 115 elephants have died at the country’s largest game reserve since September this year due to shortage of food and water.