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Country coming under lockdown By Other | Last Updated: 23rd March, 2020, 00:00

Bangladesh has started to go into lockdown in phases in a bid to prevent the further spread of the deadly coronavirus which has so far claimed two lives in the country. As part of the preventive…

Country coming under lockdown

Residents quit Dhaka amid coronavirus scare Residents quit Dhaka amid coronavirus scare

Dhaka wore the most deserted look on Sunday, the first working day of the week, compared to the past few days as many residents left the city due the cornonavirus scare and government’s awareness…


‘Working from home’ cases on the rise ‘Working from home’ cases on the rise

The number of people working from home is on the rise amid the growing coronavirus cases in the country, while some communities are also acting to save themselves from the deadly bug. These…


Entry of foreigners banned Entry of foreigners banned

Bangladesh has banned the entry of foreign nationals through the land ports of the country in a bid to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The government has taken the preventive measures against…

Metropolis
Don’t panic, be alert Don’t panic, be alert

Prime Minister’s ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Sunday urged all to remain alert instead of getting panicked over coronavirus outbreak. In a message shared on his verified Facebook page,…

Sun Extra
Chaos, inconsistency mark launch of drive-thru virus testing Chaos, inconsistency mark launch of drive-thru virus testing

PROVIDENCE: Drive-thru sites have been opening around the United States to make it quicker and safer to test people for the new coronavirus. But much like the rest of the U.S. response to the pandemic,…

Editorial
Coronavirus Pandemic and Aftermath Coronavirus Pandemic and Aftermath

The Coronavirus related disease first started in the city of Wuhan located in central China at the end of the last year and has since caused a large scale pandemic spreading to different countries…

Business
ADP progress slips to 37.26pc in 8 months ADP progress slips to 37.26pc in 8 months

The ADP implementation is yet to gain an expected momentum even after eight months into the current fiscal thanks to the slow progress in aided projects. The government yearly development plan…

Asia
China embarks on clinical trial for virus vaccine China embarks on clinical trial for virus vaccine

BEIJING: China has started the first phase of a clinical trial for a novel coronavirus vaccine, records show, as the world’s scientists race to find a way to combat the deadly pathogen, reports…

World
Rwanda imposes shutdown as infections jump across Africa Rwanda imposes shutdown as infections jump across Africa

KIGALI: Rwanda imposed a nationwide shutdown and border controls to combat the coronavirus at the weekend in some of the strictest measures taken in Africa, as infections spread across the continent…

Culturetainment
Shahnaz Rahmatullah’s first death anniversary today Shahnaz Rahmatullah’s first death anniversary today

Today is the first death anniversary of country’s renowned singer Shahnaz Rahmatullah. Shahnaz Rahmatullah, one of the most popular singers of the country, died on March 23, 2019. …

Winner
Shakib in self-isolation Shakib in self-isolation

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan went to voluntary self-isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic after reaching United States of America. The coronavirus epidemic is clearly taking its…

My Districts
Onion harvesting goes on in Manikganj Onion harvesting goes on in Manikganj

MANIKGANJ: Onion harvesting is going on in full swing in the district, expecting a good yield, officials said on Sunday. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) sources said farmers have started…

Scitech
Enabling work at home Enabling work at home

Everyone will need their own customised solution, but there are two things to think about. First, will you be working at home for two weeks or four months or possibly forever? Covid-19 could cause…

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