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Some sectors to reopen: PM By Other | Last Updated: 11th May, 2020, 00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Sunday that her government is trying to reopen some sectors gradually to pave the way for the poor people to manage their livelihoods. “We’re…

Some sectors to reopen: PM

Bashundhara Group provides 25,000 masks, 1,000 PPE for BGB Bashundhara Group provides 25,000 masks, 1,000 PPE for BGB

Bashundhara Group, one of the leading business conglomerates in Bangladesh, provided Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) with 25,000 masks and 1,000 PPEs as a preventive measure to tackle coronavirus infection.…


100 beds to be kept reserved for journos 100 beds to be kept reserved for journos

At least 100 beds of the country’s largest corona hospital at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in the capital will be kept reserved for journalists. Bashundhara Group is…


Reopening of schools will be suicidal Reopening of schools will be suicidal

It is indeed a good decision by a section of the business community to keep the shutters down of their malls or shops until after the Eid al-Fitr fearing it will massively spike the number of COVID-19…

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Economy to lose $2.7b from construction sector in Q2 Economy to lose $2.7b from construction sector in Q2

The unprecedented disruption caused by the corona outbreak will cause a loss of $2.75 billion for Bangladesh’s economy during the April-June quarter due to loss of employment and wages, investment…

Metropolis
Chemically-ripened mangoes flood mkts Chemically-ripened mangoes flood mkts

A mobile court of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Sunday fined 12 wholesale mangoes and date shops in the capital’s Badamtali area over Tk 4 million for  selling chemically-repined mangoes…

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Bashundhara Group: Rare Example of Corporate Social Responsibility Bashundhara Group: Rare Example of Corporate Social Responsibility

Bangladesh and India are facing socioeconomic disaster due to corona pandemic. Covid-19 has taken a heavy toll on human life and property. Many developed countries have turned into graveyard. People…

Business
NGOs permitted to resume activities on limited scale NGOs permitted to resume 
activities on limited scale

The government has given permission to the non-government organizations (NGO) and other microfinance institutions in the country to operate their regular activities on a limited scale following health…

Asia
Seoul orders closure of bars, clubs Seoul orders closure of bars, clubs

SEOUL: South Korea's capital has ordered the closure of all clubs and bars after a burst of new cases sparked fears of a second coronavirus wave, and President Moon Jae-in urged the public to remain…

World
Trump’s handling of corona a ‘chaotic disaster’: Obama Trump’s handling of corona a ‘chaotic disaster’: Obama

\WASHINGTON: Former president Barack Obama has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, calling it an “absolute chaotic disaster“, reports…

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Quarantine Short Film Fest kicks off Quarantine Short Film Fest kicks off

The ‘Quarantine Short Film Fest 2020’ has kicked off with the launch of the special theme of Stay-at-Home. The festival will explore cinematic works made while staying indoors amid…

Winner
AB not idol but role model, says Akbar AB not idol but role model, says Akbar

Bangladesh’s ICC Under-19 World Cup winning skipper Akbar Ali said that though he does not idolise the South African sensation AB De Villiers, he wants to perform like him as AB is his favourite…

My Districts
427 new corona cases detected in two divisions 427 new corona cases detected in two divisions

427 new corona cases have been detected in two divisions in the last 24 hours till 12:00 noon on Sunday.  BSS says in Mymensingh: Seventeen more patients were detected as Covid-19 positive…

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Corona spread accelerates again in Germany Corona spread accelerates again in Germany

BERLIN: New coronavirus infections are accelerating again in Germany just days after its leaders loosened social restrictions, raising concerns that the pandemic could once again slip out of control,…

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AI versus Corona pandemic AI versus Corona pandemic

Emerging technologies has showed pathways to the researchers to find out rout of the micro body while artificial intelligence-based services helps medical practitioners to fight the corona virus pandemic.…

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