Twenty-eight pairs of intercity trains resumed their services in the country on Monday after 59 days of suspension due to Covid-19 situation.
Train, bus, launch services to resume with norms Monday
Twenty eight pairs of trains will run from Monday across the country after suspension of the services for over one month as part of the government restrictions on people’s movement to stem the coronavirus transmission.
Ferry services suspended to contain spread of Covid
Amid a mad rush of home-bound people ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia and Shimulia-Banglabazar routes have been suspended to curb the spread of Covid-19.
Bus services resume in cities
Dhaka, May 6 : Bus services resumed in cities across Bangladesh, including capital Dhaka, on Thursday, albeit with a limited number of passengers.
Transport owners demand resumption of bus services
Bangladesh Road Transport Owners Association has urged the government to resume bus services maintaining health rules amid the ongoing lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Expats to receive better services abroad with easier access
Dhaka, Apr 14 : Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen has said the expatriate Bangladeshis living abroad will receive necessary services more easily and Bangladesh Missions abroad will ensure better services for the expatriates.
BSCIC to introduce one-stop services
Dhaka, Apr 12 : Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Business Automation Ltd to introduce one-stop services.
Dhaka City bus services resume on day 3 of lockdown
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.
Covid surge: Tourist spots in Sylhet closed for 2 weeks
All tourist spots in Sylhet district have been shut down for the next two weeks to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus, officials said Thursday.
Digital Healthcare: Over 450,000 women get treatment costs
Digital Healthcare Solutions has recently celebrated the International Women’s Day by supporting over 450,000 women in Bangladesh with maternity free health cashback, access to doctors and specialists.Since its inception, DH has been relentlessly working to mitigate the gap between rich and poor, rural and urban people in the health sector of Bangladesh, said a press release.
Covid-19: Bangladesh reports highest daily cases in 9 months
Dhaka, Mar 26: Bangladesh on Friday reported its highest daily coronavirus cases since July last year. The health authorities confirmed 3,737 cases in the last 24 hours, highest since July 2 last year when the country reported 4,019 cases. On…
Commuters suffer as bus services remain halted for 2nd day in Rajshahi
Bus services on all the routes in Rajshahi district remained suspended for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, causing immense sufferings to the commuters.
Covid-19 daily infection rate in Bangladesh falls, 7 more die
Bangladesh recorded seven more Covid-19-related deaths and 515 new cases in the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning, registering a fall in its daily infection rate.
BTRC to raise watch over telecom cos for quality services
Underscoring the importance of providing quality mobile network services to subscribers, the head of Bangladesh’s telecom regulator has said that they will soon raise vigilance over telecom companies in the country.
Premier Bank opens Shariah-based banking window services
The Premier Bank Limited has successfully inaugurated its Shariah Based Islami Banking window services: ‘Premier Bank Tijarah’, at another 6 conventional branches.
Why patients fear seeking treatment at Bangladesh hospitals
Dhaka, Sept 23 – Hospitals are supposed to be places where patients are to be treated in a comfortable atmosphere, but in Bangladesh patients get even sicker when they step into a hospital due to filthy, unhealthy and chaotic environment.
GK microbiologist Bijon Kumar shil returns to Singapore
Noted microbiologist Bijon Kumar Sil, who led the researchers of Gonoshasthaya Kendra (GK) in inventing coronavirus rapid testing kits, returned to Singapore on Sunday due to work permit complications.
Mobile X-Ray van to detect TB among Rohingyas
Cox’s Bazar, Sept 04 – National Tuberculosis Control Programme (NTP) and BRAC jointly launched a high-tech mobile x-ray van to detect TB among Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar. To speed up the unique initiative, BRAC will implement the medical service programme…
Launch services on Barishal internal routes suspended
Authorities on Wednesday morning suspended launch services on the internal routes of Barishal due to inclement weather.
Paturia-Daulatdia launch services resume
Manikganj, Aug 21: Launch services on the Paturia-Daulatdia and Aricha-Kazirhat routes resumed on Friday morning, after a 24-hour of suspension due to inclement weather.
Covid-19 disrupts child protection services in 100 countries
Children in more than 100 countries are at risk of violence, exploitation and abuse due to the disruption of important violence prevention and response services during the Covid-19 pandemic.
59 cops to donate plasma in fight against Covid-19
Dhaka, Aug 16: Some 59 police personnel of Bogura who made full recoveries from Covid-19 will donate their plasma to help others fight against the virus infection.
Gonoshasthaya’s plasma centre to be opened Aug 15
The Plasma and Blood Donation Centre set up by Gonoshasthaya Nagar Hospital in memory of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will be opened on August 15.
BD London mission bins report on issuing health certificate
Dhaka, July 25: Bangladesh High Commission in London, UK has described as ‘incorrect’ some media reports that said the mission issued ‘health certificate’ regarding COVID-19 to Bangladesh bound passengers.
Quader for bringing back patients’ confidence in hospitals
Dhaka, July 18: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Saturday called upon the authorities concerned to bring back the patients’ confidence in hospitals ensuring proper health environment during the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis.
China goods, services trade surplus tops 60b US dollars
International goods and services trade surplus in China stood at 424 billion yuan (about 60 billion U.S. dollars) in May, according to official data.
BSMMU starts COVID-19 treatment Saturday
Dhaka, July 3: A 370-bed ‘Corona Centre’ will open at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) tomorrow for providing treatment to the coronavirus (COVID-19) patients.
WHO says Mideast at ‘critical threshold’ in virus numbers
The World Health Organization warned Wednesday the Middle East was at a decisive moment in the fight against the novel coronavirus, with cases surging as countries ease lockdown measures.
GK to set up 15-bed ICU for corona patients
Dhaka, June 30 – Gonoshasthaya Kendra (GK) is going to set up a 15-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at its hospital in the capital’s Dhanmondi area to treat coronavirus-infected patients at the initiative of its founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury.
Dhaka announces $50,000 contribution to Global Goal mission
Bangladesh has announced a contribution of US$50,000 expressing solidarity for the development of safe and effective vaccines.