Coronavirus: BSMMU professor tests positive
Prof Dr Shahidullah Sikder of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) has tested positive for coronavirus. BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Kanak Kanti Barua confirmed the matter in the evening, reports UNB. “Shahidullah, chairman of Departmen
Bangladesh sees record 112 coronavirus cases in a day
Bangladesh on Thursday recorded 112 more cases of the novel coronavirus, the highest single-day spike in infections, taking the country's tally to 330. The country also reported one more death from the virus, officially known as COVID-19, bringing the number to 21. Health and Family Welfare Min
Death warrant issued for Bangabandhu’s killer Majed
A court here on Wednesday issued the death warrant for Captain (retd) Abdul Majed, one of the convicted killers of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, reports UNB. Judge of Dhaka’s District and Session’s Court M Helal Chowdhury issued the warrant after he was produced before his
5 countries want Bangladesh to take back illegal migrant workers
Bangladesh is under severe pressure to bring back its undocumented migrant workers and detainees from Kuwait, the Maldives, Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia. Officials told New Age that these countries asked Bangladesh to repatriate the workers. They said that there was the possibility that several l
Community Transmission: It’s there, but confined to 5 clusters
The authorities have said that community transmission of coronavirus is indeed happening, but it is limited to five clusters across the country. The admission comes after 18 people tested positive for the virus yesterday, highest in a single day.
5 villages locked down after coronavirus patient dies in Moulvibazar
Local administration locked down five villages in Moulvibazar's Rajnagar upazila last night, a day after a coronavirus patient died there. Residents of Dola, Bhangarhat, Syednagar, Akua and Ganeshpur villages have been put under isolation, our Moulvibazar correspondent reports quoting Rajnagar Upaz
None can enter or leave Dhaka,Except emergency: police
Bangladesh Police today said that it is not allowing anyone to enter or leave Dhaka, except for emergency services. In a press release today, police sought cooperation from all for ensuring proper implementation of the health instructions and directives issued by the government to prevent spread of
‘Impose curfew in N’ganj city to prevent a coronavirus eruption’
Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) has called upon the authorities concerned to impose curfew in the city area in a bid to curb spread of novel coronavirus. A press release, signed by NCC Chief Executive Officer Abul Amin, said there is an outbreak of coronavirus in the industrial city. "The infec
Biman extends flight suspension again until April 14
The Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Sunday cancelled all of its international and domestic flights until April 14 to restrict the spread of coronavirus in the country. ‘All international and domestic flights will remain suspended until April 14,’ said Mokabbir Hossain, managing director of the nationa
No new coronavirus case in Bangladesh in last 24 hours
No new patient was detected positive with coronavirus in Bangladesh in last 24 hours. So the current number of confirmed cases remains at 48.
3 new coronavirus patients detected in Bangladesh: IEDCR
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Coronavirus: Bangladesh’s Pakistan tour postponed
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Coronavirus Prevention: How prepared are schools?
Despite growing concern over coronavirus, schools in the capital appear to be ill-prepared to contain any possible spread of the virus.
IPL postponed till April 15 over coronavirus
The start of the Indian Premier League, the world's most lucrative cricket competition, has been postponed from March 29 until April 15 over the coronavirus, the Indian cricket board said Friday.
Historic March 7: PM pays homage to Bangabandhu
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of historic March 7.
Fatal Friday: 22 lives lost on the road in 6 districts
At least 22 people were killed and nine others injured in separate road accidents in Habiganj, Brahmanbaria, Cumilla, Savar of Dhaka, Feni and Mymensingh today.
IU student beaten up by BCL men at RU
A student of Islamic University (IU), who was visiting Rajshahi University campus, was allegedly beaten up by some Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men who also snatched his mobile phone on the campus last night.
Schoolteacher, daughter killed in Noakhali road crash
A schoolteacher and her two-year-old daughter were killed when a lorry rammed into a CNG-driven auto-rickshaw in Begumganj upazila of Noakhali this morning.