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Missing teamwork mars PM’s fight against Covid-19 By Other | Last Updated: 8th May, 2020, 00:00

Missing teamwork among the ministries has been blamed for marring Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s relentless effort in addressing the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. The hotchpotch situation…

Missing teamwork mars PM’s fight against Covid-19

Forex reserves hit $33bn as imports dip Forex reserves hit $33bn as imports dip

The country’s foreign exchange reserves have exceeded $33.03 billion mark at the end of April amid a drastic fall in imports due to the global coronavirus outbreak, which has caused a halt in…


13 more die, 706 new corona cases detected 13 more die, 706 new corona cases detected

Thirteen more people died of coronavirus while 706 new cases have been detected in the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am on Thursday. “Some 130 more Covid-19 patients made recovery…


Cabinet okays law to hold trials digitally Cabinet okays law to hold trials digitally

The cabinet on Thursday approved an ordinance allowing the courts to hold trails digitally using the information technology in view of the coronavirus pandemic, reports BSS. It also gave final…

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Global corona toll rises to 263,792 Global corona toll rises to 263,792

PARIS: The novel coronavirus has killed at least 263,792 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT on Thursday,…

Metropolis
Ban tobacco during corona Ban tobacco during corona

Eminent citizens of the country has urged the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to ban marketing and sale of all kinds of tobacco products in Bangladesh during the pandemic created by Covid-19, in a bid…

Editorial
Private Universities Cut Faculty Salaries Private Universities Cut Faculty Salaries

This is very unfortunate and unfair that some of the private universities in Bangladesh have cut faculty salaries by 35 -70 per cent for the month of March. Even  salaries for the months of April…

Business
Rural Electrification seeks Tk 60bn stimulus package Rural Electrification seeks 
Tk 60bn stimulus package

Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) has sought Tk60 billion as stimulus package from the government with an aim to ensure an uninterrupted supply of electricity to rural areas, a top official…

Our faith
Economic Ibadah during Ramadan Economic Ibadah during Ramadan

Charity is one of the most significant ibadah (worship) in Isla and the month of Ramadan; a blessed month in Arabic calendar and the most suitable time for doing so. Each and every good deed performed…

Asia
Japan approves remdesivir for corona treatment Japan approves remdesivir for corona treatment

TOKYO: Japan on Thursday authorised the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat coronavirus patients, the government said, with an eye to approving another medication Avigan this month, reports AFP.…

World
Trump vetoes measure limiting his war powers in Iran Trump vetoes measure limiting his war powers in Iran

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed what he called a “very insulting” congressional resolution seeking to limit his war powers in Iran, reports AFP. In a statement,…

Culturetainment
Cultural arena celebrates Tagore’s birth anniv digitally Cultural arena celebrates Tagore’s birth anniv digitally

Today is the 159th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Due to coronavirus outbreak the cultural arena across the country will celebrate the day digitally. Besides, television channels…

Winner
‘U-19 players could be psychologically a bit more vulnerable’ ‘U-19 players could be psychologically a bit more vulnerable’

The Bangladesh Under-19 cricketers need special mental support to go through these testing times as the cricketing lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the entire cricket…

My Districts
21,302 quarantined in two divisions 21,302 quarantined in two divisions

A total of 21,302 people were released out of total 54,325 quarantined in Rangpur and Rajshahi division where 24,992 people are currently remaining in home or institutional quarantine. BSS says…

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