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Holidays to boost anti-corona measures By Other | Last Updated: 24th March, 2020, 00:00

The government on Monday in a major development declared a 10-day national holiday for all public and private offices, except emergency services, from March 26 to April 4, to check the outbreak of…

Holidays to boost anti-corona measures

Armed forces fan out today Armed forces fan out today

The government has called in the armed forces for deployment across the country from today in aid of the civil administration to ensure social distancing and other cautionary measures as part of the…


PM to address nation Mar 25 PM to address nation Mar 25

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to address the nation on March 25 about the overall coronavirus situation in Bangladesh. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will deliver her speech…


Corona cases rise to 33, fatalities to 3 Corona cases rise to 33, fatalities to 3

Bangladesh has confirmed six more coronavirus-infected patients, raising its total official number to 33 and death toll to three so far. “Six new people have been diagnosed with coronavirus…

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Traders making windfall profit amid panic buying Traders making windfall profit amid panic buying

Traders are making windfalls profit as they are creating artificial crisis by manipulating the markets of essential commodities in the country.  The dishonest traders are also taking advantage…

Metropolis
Journos’ coop sought to figh coronavirus Journos’ coop sought to figh coronavirus

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday called upon the journalists to work in unison with the government to raise awareness among the people to fight the COVID-19, reports BSS. He came…

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India to halt domestic passenger flights from tomorrow India to halt domestic passenger flights from tomorrow

MUMBAI: India will ground all domestic passenger flights from Wednesday to combat the spread of the coronavirus, the government said, as more states ordered lockdowns in the world’s second most…

Editorial
The Boy Who Became Bangabandhu The Boy Who Became Bangabandhu

Bangabandhu was not born into an elite family. Yet, he became one of the most influential leaders of his time. That he was going to be a transformational leader who could shake the status quo was revealed…

Business
Tough time ahead for all exporting sectors Tough time ahead for 
all exporting sectors

Apart from the major export earning apparel sector, other thriving exporting sectors are reeling under the impact of COVID-19 with a deep fear of massive fall of orders from the buyer end. Potential…

Human Rights
Gender Responsive Programmes and Organisations Gender Responsive Programmes and Organisations

33,000 girls become child brides every day. Women in rural parts of Africa spend 40 billion hours a year collecting water. According to the World Economic Forum, It will take 107 years to close the…

Asia
SE Asians consider emergency powers SE Asians consider emergency powers

MANILA: Southeast Asian countries considered more emergency powers on Monday to tackle the threat of the coronavirus as Singapore Airlines said it was grounding almost all of fleet in the face of the…

World
Over 1 bn people worldwide told to stay home over virus Over 1 bn people worldwide told to stay home over virus

PARIS: More than one billion people have been asked to stay home in more than 50 countries and territories around the world as governments battle the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, according…

Culturetainment
Milon, Orsha pair up for Eid drama Milon, Orsha pair up for Eid drama

Popular artistes Anisur Rahman Milon and Nazia Haque Orsha have paired up again in a drama titled ‘Aj O Shei Tumi’. Written by Rajib Ahmed and directed by Shakal Ahmed, the shooting…

Winner
Tigresses in uncertainty Tigresses in uncertainty

Bangladesh’s women cricketers are staring at an uncertain future as they are not aware what is in store for them in the upcoming days. Women cricketers in Bangladesh hardly get a chance…

My Districts
Rangpur ensures lower prices of essential commodities Rangpur ensures lower prices of essential commodities

RANGPUR: Prices of essential commodities started to go down from on Monday following comprehensive efforts taken by traders and local authorities concerned to face coronavirus situation. “Prices…

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UAE to suspend all passenger flights UAE to suspend all passenger flights

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates announced on Monday it will temporarily suspend all passenger and transit flights amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, reports AFP. The Emirati authorities “have…

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