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Country goes into weeklong lockdown By Other | Last Updated: 5th April, 2021, 00:00

In an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus, the government enforces a weeklong countrywide lockdown today, slapping restrictions on the movement of people, public transport and other activities.…

Country goes into weeklong lockdown

Health rules ignored amid mad rush of home goers Health rules ignored amid mad rush of home goers

Hundreds of home goers have thronged the inter-district bus stations, launch terminal and railway stations on Sunday to leave Dhaka after the announcement of a seven-day lockdown from Monday to prevent…


Dos and don'ts Dos and don'ts

The government has imposed a weeklong lockdown to stem the surge in coronavirus cases in the country. The Cabinet Division issued a notification on Sunday detailing what can be done and what…


Saving public life first priority: PM Saving public life first priority: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday called upon the people to accept little suffering to be caused by the restrictions imposed by the government to contain the further spread of coronavirus.…

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‘Avoid panic buying, huge food supply in country’ ‘Avoid panic buying, huge food supply in country’

Urging people to refrain from panic buying, the commerce ministry on Sunday said the country has adequate supplies of essential foods and commodities. People have started buying essential products…

Metropolis
‘Climate change set to emerge as key point’ ‘Climate change set to emerge as key point’

Experts on international relations have depicted more consistent and deeper engagement between Dhaka and Washington under the Biden Administration, with cooperation in the global fight against climate…

Editorial
Covid Resurgence and Our Choices Covid Resurgence and Our Choices

The deadly menace of Covid-19 has resurged in the country with renewed vengeance than before. However, it should not be misunderstood here that it had disappeared altogether from the surface of the…

Business
Foreign fund release soars to $3.72bn in 8 months Foreign fund release soars to $3.72bn in 8 months

Foreign project fund release rose in the first eight months of the current fiscal year amid corona pandemic thanks to large projects’ fund inflow and budget supports committed by development…

Asia
Over 50 die after flash floods in Indonesia, Timor Leste Over 50 die after flash floods in Indonesia, Timor Leste

JAKARTA: More than 50 people were killed after flash floods and landslides swept through eastern Indonesia and neighbouring Timor Leste on Sunday, authorities said, warning the toll could rise further,…

World
Millions mark Easter under corona curbs Millions mark Easter under corona curbs

ROME: Millions of Christians around the world celebrated a second Easter under coronavirus restrictions on Sunday with Pope Francis calling for vaccines to be shared among the poorest nations as Covid-19…

Culturetainment
Methila becomes Miss Universe Bangladesh ‘20 Methila becomes Miss Universe Bangladesh ‘20

Tangia Zaman Methila has clinched the title of Miss Universe Bangladesh 2020, the national round of Miss Universe, one of the most prestigious beauty pageants in the world.   While,…

Winner
Can SLC manage their govt for Tigers’ 3-day quarantine? Can SLC manage their govt for Tigers’ 3-day quarantine?

Bangladesh Cricket Board can remain optimistic regarding their tour of Sri Lanka as the host board insisted that they will have to do three-day quarantine despite the government ordered to have at…

My Districts
Boro production may exceed target in Rangpur Boro production may exceed target in Rangpur

RANGPUR: An all-time record Boro paddy production is likely in Rangpur agriculture region where farmers have exceeded the fixed farming target for the crop following various effective steps taken by…

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Chip shortage may hit tech makers Chip shortage may hit tech makers

A global shortage of one crucial piece of technology is causing delays in everything from cars and televisions to video game consoles and Australia’s National Broadband Network rollout. A…

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