This year’s Amar Ekushey Boi Mela (Book Fair) is unlike anything the country has seen. There are stalls and books but hardly any visitors and people willing to buy books.
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.
Seeking cooperation from all to check the rapid transmission of coronavirus, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged people to avoid public gatherings, unnecessary outside stay and wear face masks everywhere.
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.
In the wake of the fresh surge in the Covid-19 infections, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Monday issued an 18-point directive for the next two weeks in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus in Bangladesh.
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday alleged that the coronavirus transmission rate is increasing alarmingly in Bangladesh due to the government’s “failure” to take necessary measures to tackle it.
Dhaka, Mar 15 : Amid the fear of a fresh wave of Covid-19 and detection of UK variant of the virus, Bangladesh witnessed a sharp increase in the number of deaths and new cases on Monday.
Rajshahi, Aug 24: Water levels in many of the rivers in the Ganges basin were recorded a rising trend today like the previous couple of days because of onrushing of floodwater from upstream hilly catchment areas continuously.
Rajshahi, Aug 20 : Surging of water level in many of the rivers in Ganges basin has been continuing for the couple of days because of onrushing of floodwater from upstream hilly catchment areas caused by heavy downpour.
Disney has delayed the release of “Mulan” again, this time until mid-August, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to threaten blockbusters that Hollywood hoped would bring audiences back to theaters after months of lockdown.
Bangladesh saw another jump in the coronavirus cases as 706 more people tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours till Thursday, taking the total number of infected people to 12,425.
Dhaka, April 08 – As the number of deaths from coronavirus as well as infections continued to surge in the country for the last couple of days, the administration has widened lockdown in a number of places across the country.
New York, April 03 – Pat Marmo walked among 20 or so deceased in the basement of his Brooklyn funeral home, his protective mask pulled down so his pleas could be heard.
New York, Sept 16 – An attack on Saudi Arabia’s largest oil processing plant pushed crude prices sharply higher Monday, though its longer-term impact depends on how long production is disrupted and the attack’s future implications.
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