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‘Act now to limit economic shock’ By Other | Last Updated: 21st March, 2020, 00:00

In the face of a major shake on the economy caused by the coronavirus pandemic, economists and experts have suggested the government to think outside the box to protect the economy from an imminent…

‘Act now to limit economic shock’

Panic buying pushes up prices of essentials Panic buying pushes up prices of essentials

Panic buying has triggered a rise of essential items in the capital and elsewhere of the country as new cases of coronavirus were detected Friday. Supermarkets and grocery shops across the country…


Army in action, a right move Army in action, a right move

As Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took important steps over the past several days to tide over the coronavirus crisis which is at its very initial stage in Bangladesh, the decision to call in the army…


Cry for telemedicine to keep medics out of risk Cry for telemedicine to keep medics out of risk

Health experts have underscored the need for introducing telemedicine for corona patients to reduce the risk of contamination among health professionals. If the general patients come in contact…

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Italy coronavirus toll overtakes China Italy coronavirus toll overtakes China

LOS ANGELES: California’s 40 million people were under lockdown on Friday in the most drastic quarantine efforts by a US state to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus, as the global toll surged…

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Bangladesh to beat coronavirus unitedly, says Quader Bangladesh to beat coronavirus unitedly, says Quader

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Friday hoped that Bangladesh would defeat the deadly coronavirus through united efforts, reports BSS. “Bangladesh…

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Paralysis for Latin America with Argentine lockdown Paralysis for Latin America with Argentine lockdown

BRASÍLIA: Brazil on Thursday announced it was closing land borders and prohibiting entry to people from European and many Pacific Asian countries to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, as…

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World at War and Patient Number 31 World at War and Patient Number 31

From the past available historical records, the common belief is that every hundred years the world witnesses a major catastrophic health related disaster, the last one being the Spanish flu that originated…

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Immediate Action Needed to Conserve Biodiversity Immediate Action Needed to Conserve Biodiversity

The International Day of Forests is held annually on 21 March to raise awareness of the importance of forests to people and their vital role in poverty eradication, environmental sustainability and…

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Coronavirus cases climb to 206 in India Coronavirus cases climb to 206 in India

New Delhi: The number of coronavirus posiitve cases in India rose to 206 on Friday, reports Hindustan Times. Twenty states and Union territories are now affected in India by Covid-19, the Union…

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US fast-tracking antimalarials to treat coronavirus: Trump US fast-tracking antimalarials to treat coronavirus: Trump

WASHINGTON: The US is fast-tracking antimalarial drugs for use as a treatment against the new coronavirus, President Donald Trump said Thursday, following encouraging early results in France and China,…

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Mosharraf Karim returns from Kolkata after ‘Dictionary’ shooting Mosharraf Karim returns from Kolkata after ‘Dictionary’ shooting

Prominent actor Mosharraf Karim has returned home from Kolkata after week-long shooting of the film ‘Dictionary’. He has completed his part in the film and returned to Dhaka on Monday night.…

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Why Archery camp is going on? Why Archery camp is going on?

The coronavirus threat in Bangladesh forced the country’s entire sports fraternity to halt their activities including camps and events until March 31, but Bangladesh Archery Federation (BAF)…

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Over 3.75 lakh tonnes food in stock in Rajshahi Over 3.75 lakh tonnes food in stock in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: A divisional level emergency meeting here said currently more than 3.75 lakh tonnes of foodstuffs remained stocked in the division. So if anyone tries to create artificial crises through…

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Jakarta declares emergency Jakarta declares emergency

JAKARTA/KUALA LUMPUR: The governor of Jakarta on Friday declared a state of emergency in the Indonesian capital for the next two weeks over the coronavirus outbreak as the death toll in the country…

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