Bangladesh on Sunday closed its borders with India for two weeks because of the worsening Covid-19 situation.
Dhaka, Jan 5 – The health condition of BNP Standing Committee Member Barrister Moudud Ahmed has deteriorated as he suffered a mild stroke.
Kurigram, Sept 28 – Heavy rains and upstream water are worsening the flood situation in Kurigram inundating cropland, houses and cutting off road communication affecting thousands of people.
Rajshahi, July 25 – Incessant rise of water level of the most rivers in the Ganges and Brahmaputra Basins, triggered by heavy downpour and onrush of water from upper catchment for the last couple of days further worsened the flood…
Flood situation has taken a severe turn in Madaripur, Kurigram and Sunamganj districts as major rivers adjacent to the districts started to swell again amid the incessant downpour.
Henrietta Fore, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has warned that “the pandemic is making a global childcare crisis even worse.”
Dhaka, July 22 – The overall flood situation in Kurigram, Natore and Sherpur districts have deteriorated further due to the rise of river water, cutting off road communications at places and leaving thousands of people marooned and hungry.
Sufferings of the flood-hit people has been intensified with deterioration of overall flood situation in Faridpur and Kurigram districts.
Kurigram, July 17 – The flood situation in Faridpur and Kurigram has worsened with the rise of water in Padma, Dharla and Brahmaputra rivers, leaving over 300,000 people marooned.
Rangpur , July 14: The flood situation worsened further marooning over five lakh people in seven northern districts with significant improvement in Nilphamari during the last 24 hours ending at 9 am in the Brahmaputra basin.
The flood situation in Kurigram district has deteriorated further as all the rivers continue to swell, leaving nearly one lakh people marooned.
Former Home Minister and Awami League presidium member Advocate Sahara Khatun has been shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of United Hospital following deterioration of her condition.
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Sherpur, July 18 (UNB) – The sudden swelling of the Old Brahmaputra River has led to the inundation of new Char areas, croplands and houses in the district, triggering fears of a devastating flood. Water Development Board said the river…