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DNCC’s 10-day combing operation to destroy  Aedes breeding grounds starts Saturday

DNCC’s 10-day combing operation to destroy Aedes breeding grounds starts Saturday

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) is going to start its 10-day combing operation to destroy breeding grounds of Aedes mosquitoes from Saturday.Aedes mosquito is carriers of both dengue and chikungunya

Did a mutation help the coronavirus spread?

Did a mutation help the coronavirus spread?

The New York Times :For months, scientists have debated whether a variant of the coronavirus that has come to predominate in much of the world did so partly because it

8 policemen shot dead during anticrime raid in India

8 policemen shot dead during anticrime raid in India

Eight policemen in India’s Uttar Pradesh were shot dead early Friday at a village in Kanpur where they had gone to arrest a criminal wanted for murder. The policemen arrived

Bangladesh reports 3,114 new virus cases, 42 deaths

Bangladesh reports 3,114 new virus cases, 42 deaths

Bangladesh has registered 42 more deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a day, taking the body count to 1,968.The tally of infections surged to 156,391 on the back of

DU teachers must promise to retain intellectual independence and not be party activists

The country's highest academic echelon University of Dhaka (DU) has stepped into 100th year on its journey. We are proud that the university since its establishment had been branded

Highest 4,019 coronavirus cases, record 4,334 recoveries

News Desk :The death toll from the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has spiked to 1,926 in Bangladesh as 38 more Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, a top health

Bangladesh eyes global PPE market

Bangladesh eyes global PPE market

Staff Reporter :Local textile and apparel companies have scaled up production of personal protective equipment (PPEs) eyeing a share in the $60 billion global PPE market.Global PPE market was valued

US passes sanctions as nations condemn new Hong Kong law

The US House of Representatives has approved new Hong Kong-related sanctions, after Beijing imposed a security law that was condemned by countries around the world.The measure, which was passed unanimously,

Import of Indian goods through Benapole halted for 2nd day

Our Correspondent :Five port users' organisations have suspended import of Indian goods through Benapole port for the second day today on Thursday, protesting India's refusal to accept Bangladeshi exported goods.Following

DSCC opens modern food testing lab

Staff Reporter  :Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has opened its own laboratory to test adulterated food, to be seized in different drives.Local Government and cooperatives Minister M Tajul Islam and

Govt decides to shut production at all state-owned jute mills

Staff Reporter :The government will shut production at all state-owned jute mill after clearing payments of the workers.Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Ahmad Kaikaus made the announcement before the

Market of disinfectant products booms

Market of disinfectant products booms

Syed Shemul Parvez :Bangladesh officially announced the first coronavirus case on 8 March. Since then, the demand for germicide products has been increasing tremendously. The country's top two producers company

Homemade `Covid-19 Vaccine` on process of clinical trial

Staff Reporter :After getting animal model success, Globe Biotech, a Bangladeshi firm, claimed that clinical trial of its newly invented Covid-19 vaccine on human body is under process. "The Covid-19 vaccine,

Brahmanbaria gas field staff go on strike over Eid bonus

Our Correspondent :Workers of Bangladesh Gas Fields Company Limited in Brahmanbaria staged a demonstration this morning, to protest a decision of the authorities to slash Eid bonuses of their second

No renewal of quick rental power plants' tenure

News Desk :The age of quick rental power plants is going to end in Bangladesh as the government will not renew the contracts of any of them.Most of Tk 8,500-crore

Myanmar jade mine landslide kills 146

Myanmar jade mine landslide kills 146

At least 146 bodies have been found after a landslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar, officials say.Rescue work is continuing for people still missing at the site

Globe Biotech’s ‘Covid-19 Vaccine’  on process of clinical trial

Globe Biotech’s ‘Covid-19 Vaccine’ on process of clinical trial

After getting animal model success Globe Biotech, a Bangladeshi firm, claimed that it is under process of clinical trial with its newly invented COVID-19 vaccine.“The COVID-19 vaccine, we prepared, has

1,500 have died with COVID-19 symptoms in Bangladesh: report

1,500 have died with COVID-19 symptoms in Bangladesh: report

At least 1,500 people have died while displaying symptoms of COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus, in Bangladesh, a study has found.Bangladesh Peace Observatory or BPO, a

113 killed as Myanmar jade mine collapse buries workers

113 killed as Myanmar jade mine collapse buries workers

The New York Times: A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least 113 people, with more feared dead, authorities said on Thursday, after a heap of

Bangladesh's virus caseload tops 153,000; another 38 die

Bangladesh's virus caseload tops 153,000; another 38 die

Bangladesh has reported 4,019 new cases of COVID-19, the most in a single day, raising the tally of infections to 153,277.The body count jumped to 1,926 after 38 more deaths

Flood situation may worsen in central districts

News Desk :The flood situation may deteriorate in the central districts of the country while conditions in the northern districts will remain unchanged, according to the Flood Forecasting and Warning

Coronavirus cases climbs to 1,49,258

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh's coronavirus count crossed the 149,000-mark on Wednesday as the deadly virus continues to exact a heavy toll on human lives and health across the country.Prof Nasima Sultana,

Globe Biotech also joins global race

Staff Reporter  :The entire world has now become helpless due to Covid-19 or coronavirus pandemic, and the number of infections and fatalities is on the rise.The virus has killed over

Tk 20cr food bill false: DMCH

Staff Reporter  :The director of Dhaka Medical College Hospital Brig Gen AKM Nasir Uddin has rejected the reports of Tk 20 crore bill for monthly foods of doctors, nurses and

DU steps into 100th year

Staff Reporter  :Dhaka University (DU), the country's oldest university, passed its 100th year on Wednesday, holding low-key programmes to celebrate the big moment due to coronavirus pandemic.Amid an usual scenario

US buys nearly all stocks of coronavirus drug remdesivir

Al Jazeera :The United States has bought nearly all the available global supplies for the next three months of anti-viral drug remdesivir, one of two drugs that have proven to

Corona death rate high among 60 plus people

Corona death rate high among 60 plus people

Staff Reporter :The Director General of Health Services (DGHS) said that although people of all age are dying with covid-19 but the death rate in Bangladesh high among the above

Transcom Group chairman Latifur Rahman dies

Transcom Group chairman Latifur Rahman dies

UNB, Cumilla :Latifur Rahman, chairman and CEO of Transcom Group, passed away at his village home in Cumilla on Wednesday afternoon. He was 75.He had been suffering from old age

Violent protest against new security law in HK Nearly 200 arrested

Violent protest against new security law in HK Nearly 200 arrested

Reuters, Hong Kong :Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas and arrested nearly 200 people on Wednesday as protesters took to the streets in defiance of sweeping security

DMCH director dismisses reports of Tk 200m in food bills as false

DMCH director dismisses reports of Tk 200m in food bills as false

The director of Dhaka Medical College Hospital has rejected the reports of Tk 200 million in monthly food bills for the doctors, nurses and other health workers engaged in the