The government has extended the ongoing lockdown by another week until June 6 as there has been no substantial improvement in the Covid-19 situation.
Amid a huge surge in Covid-19 cases in the region, a 10-day complete lockdown has been imposed in Teknaf upazila while week-long similar restrictions have been announced in five Rohingya camps of Ukhiya-Teknaf.
Bangladesh extends lockdown until May 23
Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh has urged people who left for their native places to celebrate Eid with their families to return to Dhaka as soon as the
lockdown restrictions are lifted.
Dhaka, May 3 : The ongoing lockdown will continue until May 16 while the intra-district public transport services will be allowed to resume from May 6.
Dhaka, Apr 28 : Bangladesh Bank has further extended the currently maintained limited banking transaction hours until May 5 in compliance with the government’s decision to extend the strict lockdown for one week more.
Dhaka, Apr 25 : As city markets remained closed during the strict phase lockdown that entered into force on the very first day of Ramadan, as well as the Bengali New Year on April 14, buyers started moving to online…
Shops and shopping malls will be allowed to remain open from 10 am to 5 pm from April 25 amid the lockdown enforced by the government to contain the Coronavirus transmission.
Dhaka, Apr 23 : A total of 167 incarcerated children have been granted bail by juvenile courts across the country in the last eight working days through virtual hearings amid the countrywide strict lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.
The movement of private vehicles has increased significantly over the last few days even with the government extending the ongoing lockdown for another week to counter the rising Covid-19 cases.
The government is mulling to relax lockdown before Eid-ul-Fitr taking into consideration the people’s lives and livelihoods, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said Monday.
News Desk Despite an alarming spike in Covid-19 deaths in Bangladesh, people continue to defy restrictions on movement as a higher number of people and vehicles were seen on the streets in Dhaka on the 5th day of lockdown enforced…
Dhaka, Apr 17 : Residents of Dhaka woke up to deserted roads as the Covid-19 lockdown in Bangladesh entered the fourth day on Saturday.
Dhaka, Apr 16 : The streets of capital Dhaka were largely deserted on the third day of a nationwide ‘strict’ lockdown compared to the first two days.
Dhaka, Apr 14 : The government has enforced a fresh strict lockdown for eight days from Wednesday in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly Coronavirus.
Dhaka, Apr 13 : A fresh lockdown with harsher measures is going to be enforced in the country from Wednesday in an effort to rein in Covid transmission, but experts say the lockdown is unlikely to help reap any great…
Dhaka, Apr 13 : Bangladesh Railway will operate eight special parcel trains on different routes to transport agricultural goods and other products during the countrywide lockdown to prevent the transmission of Coronavirus. Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujon in a…
A group of youth is reaching out to the people in need in Faridpur town at night, feeding as many people as they can amid the coronavirus lockdown.
The government is considering the imposition of a complete lockdown from April 14 to stem the spread of Covid-19, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said Friday.
The movement of buses resumed on Wednesday, the 3rd day of the 7-day countrywide lockdown, as the government has allowed public transport services in Dhaka city corporation areas.
BNP on Wednesday alleged that the weeklong lockdown, enforced by the government, is only causing public sufferings instead of yielding any positive outcome to contain Covid transmission due to mismanagement.
The government has decided to allow public transport services to resume operations in city corporation areas from Wednesday as the country passes a weeklong lockdown enforced to curb Coronavirus transmission.
Although a nationwide lockdown has been enforced for one week to limit the spread of deadly coronavirus, health experts think that this ‘unscientific and halfhearted’ lockdown is unlikely to yield positive results.
Public transports have gone off roads and movement of people severely restricted as Bangladesh has enforced a nationwide second phase lockdown for a week from Monday morning.
Dhaka dwellers crowded kitchen markets for panic buying after the government announced a countrywide ‘lockdown’ for seven days from April 5-11 to tackle the second wave of COVID-19.
The government is set to announce a seven-day lockdown from Monday to stem the spread of coronavirus as the number of cases and deaths from the virus soar.
Germany has extended the Lockdown until 28 March 2021. It will follow the opening rules step by step.
Monowara Begum Moni The Stuttgart Rail Stations remain always full of passengers on and off. Now they are empty due to lockdown imposed by the government. However, the COVID ‘mutation’ from the UK made everyday life in Germany even more…
DHAKA — Bangladesh’s senior player Mahmudullah Riyad claimed the intense fitness work during lockdown period by the guideline of physio and trainer paid huge dividends as he felt comfortable while doing the skill training. “During the lockdown one good thing…
By Mantoe Phakathi MBABANE, Aug 19 2020 (IPS) – The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the escalation of violence against women and children in Sri Lanka.