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Second batch of medical logistics from China in city

-- March 26, 2020 17:28:07

The second batch of medical logistics, including 10,000 testing kits, 10,000 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) and 1,000 infrared thermometers, arrived in Dhaka from Kunming, China on Thursd...

Pakistan wants stronger relations with Bangladesh: Imran Khan

-- March 26, 2020 16:59:14

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said Pakistan desires to further strengthen its relations with Bangladesh based on the principles of mutual respect and understanding.  “Our...

Bangladesh confirms five more coronavirus cases

-- March 26, 2020 16:15:38

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) on Thursday confirmed five more coronavirus cases, taking the total to 44 in Bangladesh. The death toll from the disease has remain...

Coronavirus scare: Dhaka nearly falls silent

-- March 26, 2020 15:35:39

As the government-declared 10-day general holiday started on Thursday and a large number of people left the capital amid the growing fear of coronavirus, Dhaka city wore a complete deserted look with...

Two women taken to KMCH’s corona isolation unit

-- March 26, 2020 13:34:07

Two women have been taken to the corona isolation unit of Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH). Dr Shoilendranath Biswas, resident medical officer of the hospital, said one of the women was brought...

Bangladesh suspends flights to all countries except China, UK

-- March 26, 2020 13:16:21

Bangladesh has suspended flights to all countries except the UK and China until April 15 following the global outbreak of coronavirus. The flight operation with Bangkok will remain suspended from 12...

IU student killed in Kushtia road accident

-- March 26, 2020 12:32:52

A student of Islamic University (IU) was killed in a road accident at Tuniapara of Mirpur upazila in Kushtia district early Thursday. The deceased was identified as Shihab Ali, 24, son of Monwar Hoss...

Independence Day events muted by virus outbreak

-- March 26, 2020 11:35:45

Bangladesh is celebrating the 49th anniversary of independence from Pakistan amid restrictions in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The nation had prepared for massive celebrations for the day as...

Google doodle celebrates Bangladesh’s 50th Independence Day

-- March 26, 2020 11:32:24

Search engine giant Google is marking Bangladesh’s 50th Independence and National Day by replacing its regular home page graphic with a special doodle. The new doodle features five water lilies...

Another child dies of Measles in Rangamati

-- March 26, 2020 11:20:03

Another child has died from measles in Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati district, taking the death toll to eight in the past 24 days. The identity of the deceased could not be known, said Civil Surg...

Internet connections close to 100m

FE REPORT March 26, 2020 10:17:37

The number of active internet connections in the country soared by 738,000 to over 99.98 million in February this year from about 99.25 million in January. According to figures published by Banglades...

Govt rolls back order asking doctors to treat COVID-19 cases without PPE

-- March 26, 2020 10:07:49

The Directorate General of Health Services has rolled back its order asking doctors to treat suspected coronavirus patients without personal protective equipment or PPE. In the order signed by Direct...

Independence Day today

-- March 26, 2020 00:00:48

The Independence and National Day is today (Thursday). In the wake of the deadly novel coronavirus, the government has suspended all programmes of the day. On the eve of the day, President M Abdul H...

Shab-e-Barat on April 9

-- March 25, 2020 22:03:45

The Shab-e-Barat will be observed across Bangladesh on April 9 as the Shaban moon was not sighted on Wednesday. The National Moon Sighting Committee gave the decision on Wednesday evening. It said th...

Hajj registration to continue until April 8

-- March 25, 2020 20:57:12

The government has extended the date of hajj registration until April 8 this year considering the outbreak of coronavirus or COVID-19 across the globe. State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Md...

Genocide : What the World Ignored

Mokerrom Hossain March 25, 2020 20:51:40

Please don't give me any news of death What matters with the numbers .... A mother lost a son A brother lost a brother ... Mankind lost mankind ....        ...

The role of press during Liberation War

Helal Uddin Ahmed March 25, 2020 20:43:36

The newspapers of the then East Pakistan were quite vocal in favour of emancipation of the Bangalis during the non-cooperation movement launched by the Awami League in March 1971 against the Pakistani...

‘Tk 50.0b stimulus package for export-oriented sectors to pay wages’

-- March 25, 2020 20:02:08

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced a Tk 50.0 billion stimulus package for export-oriented sectors to pay wages to the workers amid the crisis of coronavirus outbreak. “The fund can be u...

ISPR urges all not to publish misleading news about armed forces

-- March 25, 2020 19:31:09

The Inter Service Public Relations Directorate (ISPR) has requested all for not publishing news and photos on the basis of false, misleading and hypothetical information about the members of armed for...

Khaleda reaches Gulshan residence

-- March 25, 2020 18:29:26

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, who was released from jail for six months following an executive order, reached her Gulshan residence, ‘Firoza’, on Wednesday afternoon after two years, one mo...

Manikganj village under lockdown following death of one with COVID-19 symptoms

-- March 25, 2020 17:34:09

The local administration has put Bailjuri village of Ghior upazila in Manikganj under lockdown to prevent transmission of novel coronavirus following the death of an elderly man with symptoms of COVID...

Obaidul Quader urges BNP to refrain from negative politics

-- March 25, 2020 17:08:01

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday urged BNP to avoid all negative politics considering the global crisis caused by coronavirus outbreak. “I expect BNP to help the gover...

Country needs lockdown to prevent transmission of coronavirus: HC

-- March 25, 2020 16:12:53

The High Court (HC) on Wednesday observed that lockdown should be declared in the country to prevent transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19). The court also advised all to follow guidelines set by the...

Khaleda freed from prison

-- March 25, 2020 15:51:17

BNP chief Khaleda Zia has been released from jail after 25 months behind bars amid the government’s precautionary measures to fight the coronavirus outbreak, reports bdnews24.com.  The h...

PM to address nation this evening

-- March 25, 2020 15:30:37

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address the nation this evening (Wednesday evening) on the occasion of the Independence and National Day 2020. "The Prime Minister will address the nation at 7:30pm...

All procedures completed to free Khaleda from jail shortly: Home Minister

-- March 25, 2020 15:21:06

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is going to be released from jail shortly as all the necessary procedures in this regard have already been completed. ...

BD receives Indian assistance in fighting coronavirus

FE ONLINE REPORT March 25, 2020 15:06:37

Bangladesh received an Indian assistance in the form of 30,000 surgical masks and 15,000 head-covers on Wednesday, while fighting the Covid-19 outbreak. The assistance is intended to support the effo...

Khaleda Zia to return to Gulshan home

-- March 25, 2020 14:35:33

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, who left her Gulshan residence ‘Feroza’ about 25 months ago, will be returning there as the government has moved to release her from jail. Staffers are busy c...

Bangladesh reports fifth death from coronavirus

-- March 25, 2020 13:17:41

Another elderly man has died from the coronavirus in Bangladesh, taking the total death toll from COVID-19 disease in the country to five, said the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Resea...

Four dead in Rajshahi, Kushtia road crashes

-- March 25, 2020 12:57:19

Four people were killed and many others injured in road crashes in Rajshahi and Kushtia districts on Wednesday. In Rajshahi, a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj...