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For corona pandemic refusing bail is inhuman, jails being risky

When general people have become more and more cautious about their health security following coronavirus pandemic, at that time many inmates failed to get release as their bail orders

As public transport remains off, operators of emergency ambulance services carrying passengers from various points in Dhaka to make quick buck. This snap was taken from Sanir Akhra road on Wednesday.

As public transport remains off, operators of emergency ambulance services carrying passengers from various points in Dhaka to make quick buck. This snap was taken from Sanir Akhra road on Wednesday.

Global deaths 45,335, over 877, 580 infected

AFP :The coronavirus has infected 877,580 people in 203 countries and territories and killed 43,569 while recovered 185,065 around the world.Emergency field hospitals were readied in New York's Central Park

BD confirms another death from virus 3 more patients detected

Staff Reporter :Another coronavirus patient has died in Bangladesh and three new cases have been detected in last 24 hours, Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Wednesday confirmed it.The latest death

A body wrapped in plastic is prepared to be loaded onto a refrigerated container truck used as a temporary morgue by medical workers due to COVID-19 concerns at Brooklyn Hospital Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

A body wrapped in plastic is prepared to be loaded onto a refrigerated container truck used as a temporary morgue by medical workers due to COVID-19 concerns at Brooklyn Hospital Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

Govt plans to release 3000 prisoners

Staff Reporter :The government is planning to release three thousand under trial prisoners as a precautionary measure to prevent the infection of virus Covid-19 in crowded jails.The jail authority has

Coronavirus worst crisis since WWII: UN chief

AFP, Washington :The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic continued to worsen Wednesday despite unprecedented lockdowns, as the head of the United Nations sounded the alarm on what he

Courts to remain shut April 9

Staff Reporter :All courts of the country will remain shut from April 5 to April 9 as the government declared a public holiday in the period amid growing coronavirus risks.

Dengue outbreak feared Experts for immediate measures

Reza Mahmud :Increasing mosquito menace has unleashed anxiety about dengue and chikunguniya diseases in Dhaka, the experts concerned. They said that without taking especial measures right now, it may take

Saudi tells Muslims to wait on Hajj plans amid virus crisis

Al Jazeera News :Saudi Arabia has asked Muslims to wait until there is more clarity about the coronavirus pandemic before planning to attend the annual Hajj pilgrimage, the Minister for

Eight die with corona-like symptoms

Staff Reporter :At least eight persons died with symptoms similar to that of coronavirus in six districts in the last 24 hours. Of them, two were from Dhaka and Chattogram

Coronavirus threatens Myanmar's most vulnerable in displacement camps

An estimated 350,000 displaced people across Myanmar are "sitting in the path of a public health catastrophe", says rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW).Overcrowding, movement restrictions and poor sanitation have

Tabligh Jamaat Maulana Saad"s audio goes viral, 6 booked

IANS, New Delhi :An audio clip which is going viral on social media has stunned the authorities, as someone can be heard saying that "there is no need of social

Brands abandon Bangladesh workers in virus pandemic: HRW

Brands abandon Bangladesh workers in virus pandemic: HRW

Reuters : 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

Wife of corona  infected BD man in Singapore gives birth to a baby boy

Wife of corona infected BD man in Singapore gives birth to a baby boy

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 Monday afternoon,

US death toll spirals amid rush to build field hospitals, find supplies

US death toll spirals amid rush to build field hospitals, find supplies

ReutersThe US government raced on Tuesday to build hundreds of makeshift hospitals near major cities as healthcare systems were pushed to capacity, and sometimes beyond, by the coronavirus pandemic.Even as

1 more dies of coronavirus, 3 new cases detected: Health Minister

1 more dies of coronavirus, 3 new cases detected: Health Minister

Staff Reporter: Another coronavirus patient has died in Bangladesh and three new cases have been detected in the last 24 hours, Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Wednesday confirmed it.The latest

Govt must do its part and arrange exclusive hospitals and health centres

Though the Ministry of Health has declared about formation of isolation wards in different government hospitals, senior physicians have shown their utter disagreement over the policy terming it ‘most impractical’.

Coronavirus hits 201 countries Death toll 39,046

News Desk :The coronavirus has infected 803,547 people in 201 countries and territories around the world and killed 39,046 while recovered 172,438.Besides, Italy marked a minute of silence and flew

Coronavirus epidemic `far from over` in Asia-Pacific, WHO warns

The Gaurdian :The coronavirus epidemic is "far from over" in the Asia-Pacific region, and current measures to curb the spread of the virus are buying time for countries to prepare

 Hungry men rush for relief, OMS

Hungry men rush for relief, OMS

Md Joynal Abedin Khan  :A group of destitute people went out of their homes on Tuesday, the sixth day of the 10-day public holiday, to receive relief items and  goods

Office shutdown extended till April 11

Staff Reporter :The government has extended the office shutdown period to April 11 with a view to containing the spread of coronavirus in Bangladesh.On Tuesday, the Public Administration Ministry took

`Comprehensive` economic stimulus package needed to fight downturn

Special Correspondent :Economists on Tuesday urged the government to announce a 'comprehensive' economic stimulus package to fight a downturn in the country that is currently locked down to contain the

Special OMS of rice at Tk 10 per kg soon

Staff Reporter  :The government is going to launch special open market sale (OMS) of rice at the rate of Tk 10 per kg at all city corporation areas of the

3 of a family found dead in Gazipur

Staff Reporter :Police recovered three bodies of a man, his wife and daughter from a house in Panishail area of Kashimpur under Gazipur city on Tuesday morning.The deceased were identified

Five people die with corona-like symptoms

Staff Reporter :At least five persons died with symptoms similar to that of coronavirus in four districts in the last 24 hours. Out of the death, two were in Dhaka,

Dhaka's Traffic Department put barricade on various city streets on Tuesday to curb vehicular movements in the capital. This snap was taken from Bijoy Sarani.

Dhaka's Traffic Department put barricade on various city streets on Tuesday to curb vehicular movements in the capital. This snap was taken from Bijoy Sarani.

2 more infected with coronavirus

Staff Reporter :Two more persons have tested positive with coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country in the past 24 hours, taking the number of the confirmed cases to 51, according to

Holiday to prevent coronavirus might be extended: PM

Holiday to prevent coronavirus might be extended: 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

Joint task force must be in full charge for the war against pandemic

We know how indifferent and unprepared the government machinery was for facing any crisis like the present coronavirus pandemic that has been causing havoc worldwide. Our people can see on