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Suspected corona patients rush at the fever clinic of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in Dhaka on Saturday amid spike in the positive Covid-19 cases in the country.

Suspected corona patients rush at the fever clinic of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in Dhaka on Saturday amid spike in the positive Covid-19 cases in the country.

IMF approves US$732m for BD to address Covid-19 challenges

Staff Reporter :The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved US$732 million (BDT 6,222 crore) emergency assistance for Bangladesh to help the country address the challenges posed by Covid-19.IMF approved the

18 HC judges sworn in virtually

Staff Reporter :Eighteen High Court judges, whose services were confirmed recently, were sworn in on Saturday.Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain administered the oath-taking through video conference from his residence at

Planning to set up plasma bank: Zafrullah

After developing a coronavirus test kit, the Gonoshasthaya Kendra now plans to set up a plasma bank to help the treatment of critical and elderly COVID-19 patients.Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury, the

UN issues commemorative stamps on Bangabandhu, peacekeepers

Staff Reporter :The UN Postal Administration, jointly with the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN in New York, has issued a set of commemorative stamps as a tribute to

PM orders greater engagement of local representatives in COVID-19 fight

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday directed the authorities concerned to engage the local public representatives in a greater way in containing novel coronavirus in the country."The Prime Minister issued

SSC results today

Staff Reporter :More than 13.23 lakh examinees or their guardians have registered to get results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations to be published online or via SMS

Covid-19 outbreak Red Cross pays Tk 4,500 each to 30,000 in CHT

Staff Reporter :The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in collaboration with the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) helped over 30,000 people in urban areas of Chittagong Hill Tracts

Sohail F Rahman, wife fly to London by chartered plane amid pandemic

Sohail F Rahman, the chairman of one of Bangladesh's leading conglomerates Beximco Group, has left Dhaka for London on a chartered plane as normal flight operations are suspended due to

Health ministry issues revised health guidelines for workplaces

Staff Reporter :All ministries and associated divisions, directorates, institutes as well as public, private, and autonomous bodies have to disinfect all rooms, premises and passages before opening an office.The instruction

Padma Bridge 30th span installed

Staff Reporter :The 30th span of the much-anticipated Padma Bridge was installed today, bringing 4.5 kilometres of the structure into view.The span linking the 26th and 27th pier was installed

People throng the Kamlapur Railway Station in Dhaka for tickets on Saturday as eight intercity trains starts operations from today (Sunday). But they return empty handed as the authorities decided to sell tickets online to ensure health safety of passengers.

People throng the Kamlapur Railway Station in Dhaka for tickets on Saturday as eight intercity trains starts operations from today (Sunday). But they return empty handed as the authorities decided to sell tickets online to ensure health safety of passengers.

'Bangladeshis killed in Libya were abducted, tortured'

Al Jazeera :Migrants in Tripoli, the capital of Libya, queue to receive food packages distributed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees following the coronavirus outbreak The 30 migrants

New Market gears up for reopening in troubled times

Dhaka's New Market will pull up its shutters on Sunday after more than two months of closure during the shutdown over the coronavirus outbreak.Three of the complex's four gates will

What's Behind the Latest India-China Border Tensions?

What's Behind the Latest India-China Border Tensions?

The Diplomat :Tensions along the China-India border high in the Himalayas have flared again in recent weeks.Indian officials say the latest row began in early May, when Chinese soldiers entered

Thousands of people crowd at a ferry for crossing River Padma through Kathalbari- Shimulia route in their desperate bid to return Dhaka after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr defying the social distancing and the risk of coronavirus infection. This photo was taken from Mawa Ferry Terminal on Friday morning.

Thousands of people crowd at a ferry for crossing River Padma through Kathalbari- Shimulia route in their desperate bid to return Dhaka after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr defying the social distancing and the risk of coronavirus infection. This photo was taken from Mawa Ferry Terminal on Friday morning.

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Fatalities from coronavirus globally stand 3,62,798

News Desk :Fatalities from coronavirus globally stood 3,62,798 with total cases 59,38,970 in 210 countries and territories while recovered 26,05,586, according to worldometer.Total fatalities from coronavirus in the United

25-30% bus seats must be kept empty: Quader

UNB, Dhaka :Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Friday said buses will have to keep 25-30 percent seats vacant and cannot carry standing passengers while plying roads

10pc of diabetics die within 7 days of coronavirus

AFP :One in 10 diabetics with coronavirus dies within seven days of hospital admission, according to a study of more than 1,300 patients published on Friday in the journal

Virtual courts grant bail to 20,938 accused in 10 working days

Staff Reporter :A total of 20,938 people, including 287 children who were accused of crimes secured bail from the lower courts across the country in the last 10 working

1,563 cops so far fully recovered

Staff Reporter :One out of every three Police personnel infected with coronavirus recovered from Covid-19 so far and going to their respective workplaces, said a police headquarters press release..

Biman carries Bangladeshi Peacekeepers

UNB, Dhaka :For the first time in the United Nations Peacekeeping history, the UN chartered a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight, the flagship carrier of the country for carrying Bangladeshi

SSC, equivalent exams results Sunday

UNB, Dhaka :The results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on Sunday.Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will announce the results through a videoconference

Identities of Libya victims revealed

News Desk :The identities of Bangladesh nationals killed in a gun attack in Libya have been revealed.According to the Foreign Ministry information, some 26 Bangladeshi migrant workers were killed

US provides more essential medical equipment to BD

UNB, Dhaka :United States Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Miller and Embassy representatives of the US military's Indo-Pacific Command have delivered essential personal protective equipment (PPE) to Kamalapur Railway General

Pakistani court issues arrest warrant for Nawaz Sharif

Pakistani court issues arrest warrant for Nawaz Sharif

The Express Tribune :An accountability court (AC) of Pakistan on Friday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Toshakhana (national depository) case, reports The

Ex-FM Morshed Khan leaves for London

Staff Reporter :Former foreign minister M Morshed Khan has left Bangladesh for Britain by a chartered plane amid the coronavirus pandemic.He is "seriously" ill and will undergo medical check-up

Mystery over departure of two directors of Sikder Group from the country

Staff Reporter :An air ambulance left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for Bangkok on May 25 with two passengers amid the coronavirus restrictions.It is known that two passengers who left

Tangail Sadar UP Vice-Chairman suspended

UNB, Dhaka :The Local Government Ministry has suspended a vice-chairman of Sadar upazila in Tangail district for his alleged involvement in creating obstruction in relief distribution and assaulting a

Emergency personnel pull a gurney with a victim on it from an air strike on a military school in the capital city of Tripoli in Libya.

Emergency personnel pull a gurney with a victim on it from an air strike on a military school in the capital city of Tripoli in Libya.

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