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First corona death in Bangladesh By Other | Last Updated: 19th March, 2020, 00:00

Bangladesh has reported the first death from coronavirus with four more people infected with the deadly virus, raising the number of corona patients to 14 in the country.  “Among…

First corona death in Bangladesh

Unhygienic street foods pose health risks Unhygienic street foods pose health risks

Unhygienic street foods mostly being sold in front of educational institutions in the capital and elsewhere in the country are posing a serious health risk. Most of the street food vendors do…


Panic buying as returnees ignore quarantine rules Panic buying as returnees ignore quarantine rules

The grocery shops or super malls might not give the picture of a huge rush, but silent panic buying is underway in the capital due to increasing fear of getting infected with the deadly coronavirus…


Proper quarantine a must : Experts Proper quarantine a must : Experts

There is no alternative to ensuring proper home quarantine or self-quarantine for those who are arriving from other countries to prevent a spread of coronavirus in Bangladesh, health experts have said.…

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EU shuts borders EU shuts borders

* Asian nations face virus battle * Global infections shoot past 200,000 * Death toll crosses 8,000 * Australia declares…

Metropolis
Strict action against breach of quarantine rules: Minister Strict action against breach of quarantine rules: Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Wednesday said legal action would be taken people who will not follow the procedures for self-quarantine properly. He also urged the returnee expatriates…

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Gonoshasthaya develops Covid-19 test system Gonoshasthaya develops Covid-19 test system

Gonoshasthaya Kendra authorities claimed to have developed an “easy, effective and cheap” method to test Covid-19 which has affected more than 200,000 people globally, reports UNB.…

Editorial
Afghan President in Dhaka Afghan President in Dhaka

Afghan President Mohammad Daoud Khan arrived in Dhaka on 14 March 1975 for a three-day official visit. Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman welcomed him at the airport. President…

Business
Country’s hospitality sector to face a serious consequence Country’s hospitality sector to face a serious consequence

The country’s hospitality and tourism sector fear to face a serious consequence over its economic loss and employment cut due to the bad impact of coronavirus. Outbreak of coronavirus…

Education
Best ways to spend ‘Corona’ holiday Best ways to spend ‘Corona’ holiday

Recently the Minister of Education of Bangladesh, Dipu Moni, announced to shut down all the educational institutions—from primary to tertiary levels—until 31 March. This urgent initiative…

Asia
China fears grow over imported virus cases as domestic ones fall China fears grow over imported virus cases as domestic ones fall

BEIJING: China reported just one new domestic case of the coronavirus on Wednesday but a dozen more imported infections, heightening fears over the risk of cases brought in from overseas, reports AFP.…

World
Trump calls for national unity against coronavirus Trump calls for national unity against coronavirus

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday called for a unified national response to the coronavirus threat, after coming under fire for downplaying the pandemic and allowing states to go their…

Culturetainment
TV channels air ‘Muktir Mahanayak’ TV channels air ‘Muktir Mahanayak’

Marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a special programme titled ‘Muktir Mahanayak’ (Great Hero of Freedom) was aired on all the television…

Winner
Sylhet: The pacer factory Sylhet: The pacer factory

Pacer friendly wicket in Sylhet International Cricket Stadium is helping Sylhet produce pace bowlers as teams are more inclined to fill their squad with fast bowlers after a group of young pacers from…

My Districts
Bumper boro paddy output expected in Bogura Bumper boro paddy output expected in Bogura

BOGURA: Excellent growing with favourable weather condition and timely supply of necessary agri-input is predicting bumper boro paddy output this current season in Bogura. Farmers of the district…

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‘Japanese flu drug effective in treating coronavirus’ ‘Japanese flu drug effective in treating coronavirus’

BEIJING: Japanese media on Wednesday said medical authorities in China confirmed that a drug used in Japan to treat new strains of influenza appeared to be effective in coronavirus patients, the Guardian…

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