US President Joe Biden has ordered intelligence officials to “redouble” efforts to investigate the origins of Covid-19, including the theory that it came from a laboratory in China.
SC extends all HC bail orders for next 2 weeks
Dhaka, Apr 18: The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday extended tenure of bails and other interim orders passed by the High Court (HC) for the next two weeks due the surge of Covid-19 cases across the country.
PM orders another stimulus package for 2nd Covid wave in BD
Dhaka, Dec 23 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked the Finance Ministry and other relevant ministries and divisions to formulate another financial stimulus package keeping in mind the ‘second wave’ of Covid-19.
China orders US consulate closure in tit-for-tat move
China has ordered the closure of the US consulate in the south-western city of Chengdu, in a tit-for-tat escalation between the two countries.
US orders Chinese consulate in Houston to close
The US has ordered China to close its consulate in Houston, Texas, by Friday – a move described as “political provocation” by Beijing.
Dhaka South City mayor orders setting up STS in every ward
Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Thursday directed the officials concerned to construct Secondary Transfer Station (STS) in every ward including the newly absorbed 18 wards.
Trump orders halt to payments to WHO during virus pandemic
Washington, AP/UNB, April 15 – US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was cutting off US payments to the World Health Organization during the coronavirus pandemic, accusing the organization of failing to do enough to stop the virus from…
Buyers cancel orders worth $2.87 billion: BGMEA
Dhaka, March 31 – Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on Monday said buyers have so far cancelled orders worth US$ 2.87 billion following the outbreak of coronavirus.
Coronavirus: DSCC orders closing shops, restaurants, tea stalls
The Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) authorities on Sunday directed to close all restaurants, hotels, tea stalls, bakery, confessionary, and roadside food carts following growing concern over a potential coronavirus outbreak in the country.
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.
Court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide
‘The ICJ finds that there is a real and imminent risk’ The International Court of Justice has ordered measures to prevent the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The decision comes despite de facto leader Aun San Suu Kyi personally…
HC orders probe into use of Cancer Hospital ICU equipment
The High Court (HC) on Thursday ordered investigation into irregularities in using modern equipment procured for the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital (NICRH).
HC orders closure of all illegal brick kilns around Dhaka
Dhaka, Nov 26 – The High Court on Tuesday ordered the authorities concerned to shut down all the illegal brick kilns in Dhaka and its surrounding areas — Narayanganj, Munshiganj, Gazipur and Manikganj — within 15 days to reduce air…
Abrar murder: Court orders arrest of 4 fugitives
A court here on Monday accepted the charge sheet against 25 accused and issued arrest warrant against four fugitive ones in Bangladesh University of Technology (BUET) student Abrar Fahad killing case.
HC orders against cellphone towers on home-school rooftops
Dhaka, October 18 – The High Court in a full text of a verdict released Thursday directed the authorities concerned not to install any mobile phone tower on rooftops of residences, schools, colleges, playing fields, populated areas and heritage areas.
Revenue Board orders freezing GK Shamim’s Bank accounts
Dhaka, Sept 23 – The National Board of Revenue (NBR) on Monday gave instruction to all banks to provide information on the accounts of Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim.
HC orders death row convict Nur Hossain’s graft case trial
Dhaka, July 10 – The High Court yesterday cancelled a lower court verdict that exonerated Nur Hossain, a death-row convict in Narayanganj seven-murder case, from a corruption case. The HC also directed the lower court to finish the trial of…
HC orders random testing of food products across Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 16 – The High Court on Sunday ordered the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) to inspect and re-examine food products at random throughout the year across the country with the help of other agencies to ensure the…
Court orders testing Wasa water from 34 points
Dhaka, May 21 (UNB) – The High Court on Tuesday issued an order to test Wasa water samples from 34 locations in the capital. The bench of Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Md Khairul Alam ordered Wasa to provide Tk…
Bahrain orders its citizens to leave Iraq, Iran
Dubai, May 19(AP/UNB) — Bahrain is ordering all of its citizens to immediately leave Iraq and Iran, amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf. Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry made the announcement via its state-run news agency Saturday afternoon. It cited the…