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Private cars plying on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway on Wednesday defying the government's transport ban order.

Private cars plying on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway on Wednesday defying the government's transport ban order.

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RAB halts interrogating Papia as she complains of fever

bdnews24.com :The Rapid Action Battalion has deferred the interrogation of expelled Jubo Mohila League leader Shamima Noor Papia after she came down with a fever while in remand amid

WB provides $350m for locals, Rohingyas

UNB, Dhaka :The World Bank has approved $350 million in grant financing for three projects to help Bangladesh cope with one of the world's largest forced exoduses.These grants will

Case against ex-DC, RDC recorded

UNB, Kurigram :Following a High Court order, the complaint filed by journalist Ariful Islam has been recorded against former Kurigram Deputy Commissioner Sultana Pervin, Senior Assistant Commissioner (RDC) Nazim

WTO, FAO, WHO call for keeping food trade flowing

UNB, Dhaka :The heads of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a joint statement on Tuesday

RMG sector to get loan on 2pc interest

UNB, Dhaka :Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Wednesday said the garment industry will get loan on two percent interest as the government declared Tk 5,000 crore stimulus package for

Ex-Somali PM dies of COVID-19 in London

Ex-Somali PM dies of COVID-19 in London

Anadolu Agency, Mogadishu :Nour Hassan Hussein Nour Adde, a former Somali prime minister, has died of coronavirus in Britain, his family said on Wednesday.Mohamed Nour Adde issued a statement

Trump warns of 'painful' two weeks ahead as WH projects over 100,000 deaths

CNN :President Donald Trump warned of a "painful" and "tough" two-week stretch ahead as he extended nationwide distancing measures that-even if followed closely-could still mean more than 100,000 and

654 under home quarantine in Cumilla

UNB, Cumilla :A total of 654 people are currently under home-quarantine in the district to prevent the transmission of coronavirus.Civil Surgeon Dr Mohamamd Niatuzzaman said three people were sent

Wife of virus-hit BD man in S'pore gives birth to a baby boy

bdnews24.com :The wife of a coronavirus-infected Bangladeshi migrant worker in Singapore has given birth to a baby boy in Bangladesh, reports Singaporean newspaper The Straits Times.The baby arrived on

Troops ready  to fight virus: Army Chief

Troops ready to fight virus: Army Chief

bdnews24.com :As many troops as necessary will be deployed to stem the coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh, Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed has said."We will give as many

People stand in a queue as they wait for their turn to receive free food grains from a government controlled grains store during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of coronavirus disease in Ahmedabad, India on Wednesday.

People stand in a queue as they wait for their turn to receive free food grains from a government controlled grains store during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of coronavirus disease in Ahmedabad, India on Wednesday.

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2 sent to isolation unit in Bhola with fever, cold

UNB, Bhola :Two people with fever, cough and cold were sent to the isolation unit of Sadar Hospital on Tuesday night.Civil Surgeon of the district Dr Ratan Kumar Dhali

'Professional hacker' held for spreading rumour

UNB, Dhaka :Cyber Police of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested a hacker from Kajlarpar of Kadamtoli in the city on Tuesday night for spreading rumors over coronavirus on Facebook.The

India's homeless stranded by virus lockdown

Reuters, New Delhi :In a densely packed neighborhood of Delhi, hundreds of homeless people queued up this week as volunteers doled out rice and peas from a vat in

Brands abandon BD workers in virus pandemic: HRW

bdnews24.com :More than 95 percent of brands and retailers refused to contribute to the cost of partial wages for garment factory workers who were temporarily suspended in Bangladesh.  A

182 home quarantined in Rangamati

UNB, Rangamati :A total of 182 people were sent to home quarantine in different upazilas across the district to avoid further transmission of novel coronavrius.Among them, 90 were released

Police prevent rickshaws to ply on city roads on Wednesday as people started moving out of their homes defying the government's stay home order amid coronavirus outbreak.

Police prevent rickshaws to ply on city roads on Wednesday as people started moving out of their homes defying the government's stay home order amid coronavirus outbreak.

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Roads stretching to Dhaka Airport look deserted on Tuesday due to the suspension of transport services in Dhaka and across the country to contain spread of coronavirus.

Roads stretching to Dhaka Airport look deserted on Tuesday due to the suspension of transport services in Dhaka and across the country to contain spread of coronavirus.

Let's form nat'l committee to fight coronavirus

Staff Reporter  :BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday underscored the need for forming a national committee to curb the spreading of coronavirus across the country."We want to

Couple, driver killed in Cumilla road crash

Staff Reporter  :A couple and their driver were killed when the private car plunged into a roadside canal in Bangora Bazar area under Muradnagar upazila of Cumilla on Tuesday.The deceased

Any corruption won’t be tolerated: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said the government-declared holiday to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 might be extended till April 9. "We've announced a 10-day holiday, but this might be

Man killed for not paying bribe to police, alleges family

UNB, Barguna :Family members of Sanu Hawlader, who died in custody at Amtali Police Station, on Tuesday alleged that police killed him for not paying bribe and later staged the

Study shows middle-age COVID-19 mortality risk

AFP  :Middle-aged people, and not just the elderly, have a dramatically higher risk of dying or developing serious illness from COVID-19, new research from Britain showed Tuesday.The findings came in

BRAC UDP distributes relief package to poor

Staff Reporter :BRAC Urban Development Programme (UDP) on Tuesday started the distribution of essential food package for poor people in the city's two slums at Korail of Banani and Shahidnagar

Emergency medical staff and nurses wearing protective suits, help while transferring a patient with coronavirus disease to Masih Daneshvari Hospital in Tehran.

Emergency medical staff and nurses wearing protective suits, help while transferring a patient with coronavirus disease to Masih Daneshvari Hospital in Tehran.

BD man dies in KSA virus

UNB, Chattogram :A Bangladeshi young man died from coronavirus in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.The deceased was identified as Mohammad Hasan, 38, son of Liakat Ali of Chakfarani Durober Para of

BD journo dies in NY virus

Bangladeshi photojournalist A Hai Swapan died from coronavirus in New York on Monday night.He breathed his last at local time 12:50pm (10:50pm BdST) at Queens Hospital.Bangladeshi journalist Abdur Rahim, shared

JL leader held for spreading rumour in Pabna

UNB, Pabna :Police on Monday night arrested a leader of Jubo League's Ishwrdi Municipality unit for allegedly spreading rumour over coronavirus infection on social media.The arrestee is Abdus Salam, 32,

UNCTAD for $2.5 assistance package for dev countries

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has called for a $2.5 trillion assistance package for developing countries, whose populations face unprecedented economic damage from the COVID-19 crisis.The consequences