New Swiss envoy to Bangladesh presents her credentials By Diplomatic Correspondent | Last Updated: 12th August, 2020, 19:08

The newly appointed Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh, Ms. Nathalie Chuard, presented her credentials to the President 

Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh presents her credentials

Tenant beaten to death by house owner in Fatullah Tenant beaten to death by house owner in Fatullah

Seriously injured Sirajul succumbed to his injuries on Friday afternoon


Dr Sium tests for coronavirus positive

Dr Sium tests for coronavirus positive

Dr Sium was tested positive with coronavirus on Wednesday and now is in self-isolation at his home from where he is taking treatment


Condolences pour in for veteran politician Nasim

Condolences pour in for veteran politician Nasim

Immediately after his demise, people from all walks of life as well as different political parties and leaders expressed their profound shock


End of a chequered political career End of a chequered political career

Nasim was a son of Captain M Mansur Ali, a close aide of father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman


2038 members of Armed Forces and their families recover from Covid-19

2038 members of Armed Forces recover from Covid-19

A total of 3477 members of the Armed Forces Division, including retired and their family members, have been infected with novel coronavirus


222 detected as COVID-19 positive, five die in Ctg 222 detected as COVID-19 positive, five die in Ctg

A total of 222 more people were tested positive for coronavirus in the five COVID-19 laboratories after testing 874 


2nd repatriation flight arranged by Bangladesh HC takes back home 153 stranded  Bangladeshis from UK Second repatriation flight bringing 153 Bangladeshis home from UK

The flight will land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 00:30 am BST on Sunday, said a press release of Bangladesh High Commission London


BNP’s budget criticism is typical, premeditated: Quader BNP’s budget criticism is typical, premeditated: Quader

Obaidul Quader said BNP’s typical criticism over the proposed budget is not new and it is not beyond their conventional way


People in red zones advised to offer prayers at home  

People in red zones advised to offer prayers at home

The Ministry of Religious Affairs on Saturday issued notifications in this connection, says media report


13 people die at DMCH's corona unit from Friday to Saturday DMCH’s corona unit sees 13 deaths from Friday to Saturday

Sources at the DMCH revealed this information on Saturday afternoon


Post office getting ready to help farmers in selling products: Jabbar Post office getting ready to help farmers in selling products: Jabbar

BPO is taking full-fledged preparation to help marginal farmers in selling their products offering free transportation


Foreign Minister Momen mourns Mohammad Nasim’s death Foreign Minister Momen mourns Mohammad Nasim’s death

In a condolence message, the minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family


People in red zones to get general holidays

People in red zones to get general holidays

In other places, offices will be operational as per the health guidelines. And public transports will continue


World Vision Bangladesh supports cash grants over 18,000 families worth BDT 6.5 crore World Vision Bangladesh supports cash grants over 18,000 families

International humanitarian organization World Vision Bangladesh has provided about 65 million BDT as cash grant to its beneficiary across the country


BNP mourns Mohammed Nasim’s death

BNP mourns Mohammed Nasim’s death

Addressing a virtual press briefing from his Uttara residence, he says Mohammed Nasim is a veteran political leader who was working as the convener of the Awami-league 14-party alliance


Light rain likely to continue for three more days: Met office Light rain likely to continue for three more days: Met office

Day and night temperature may fall by 1-2 °C and night temperature may fall slightly over the country


Quader mourns Mohammad Nasim’s death Quader mourns Mohammad Nasim’s death

One of the four national leaders M Mansur Ali’s son Mohammed Nasim breathed his last this morning at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital in city’s Shyamoli


Customs official dies from Covid-19 Customs official dies from Covid-19

Senior information officer of National Board of Revenue (NBR) Syed Mumen confirmed the matter to media


Bangladesh surpasses China in number of COVID-19 cases Bangladesh surpasses China in number of COVID-19 cases

Bangladesh reports 84,379 cases of infection, surpassing China’s 83,075 cases, and reports total 1,139 deaths till Saturday morning


Hasan mourns death of veteran politician Nasim Hasan mourns death of veteran politician Nasim

Mohammed Nasim breathed his last this morning at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital in city’s Shyamoli area while undergoing treatment


Nasim was a fearless fighter: President Nasim was a fearless fighter: President

The President prays for salvation of the departs soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members


Wild elephant found dead in Bandarban Wild elephant found dead in Bandarban

Locals spotted the lying body of the elephant at Khal Khuilla in the morning and informed forest department authorities


Mohammed Nasim: At a glance
Mohammed Nasim: At a glance

Mohammed Nasim, a veteran politician of the country, died on Saturday morning at the age of 72


Mohammed Nasim to be buried at Banani graveyard today Mohammed Nasim to be buried at Banani graveyard today

Earlier Nasim passed away at the Bangladesh Specialised Hospital in Shyamoli on Saturday morning at the age of 72


I’ve lost a trustworthy co-fighter, PM says mourning Nasim's death I’ve lost a trustworthy co-fighter, PM says

Nasim like his father Captain M Mansur Ali worked for the welfare of the country and the nation until his death following the ideals of Bangabandhu, Sheikh Hasina says in a condolence message


Thousands still risk living on hill slopes Thousands still risk living on hill slopes

 A total of 164 persons were killed in the landslides in five districts including Chattogram, Rangamati, Khagrachhari, Bandarban, and Cox’s Bazar


2 BGB members killed in Rajshahi road crash 2 BGB members killed in Rajshahi road crash

The deceased are identified as Nayek Abu Sayed, 35 and lance Nayek Abdul Bari, 40


Bangladesh joins Steering Committee of ‘UN Group of Friends on climate adaptation and resilience’ as a member Bangladesh joins UN Group of Friends on climate adaptation

This Group of Friends will serve as a platform where members can informally discuss adaptation and resilience efforts


Manikganj corona patient dies on way to Dhaka hospital Manikganj corona patient dies on way to Dhaka

According to civil surgeon office, total coronavirus cases reaches 387 in the district


Mohammed Nasim passes away Mohammed Nasim passes away

Nasim, the son of M Mansur Ali, one of the four national leaders killed in jail on Nov 3, 1975, breathes his last at around 11:00 am


12 Bangladeshi men held over murder of colleague in Malaysia 12 Bangladeshis held over murder of colleague in Malaysia

Mohammad Abdul Lofti, 59, was found dead with head and body injuries at 7 am on Wednesday


Another Chattogam doctor dies with Covid-19 symptoms Another Ctg doctor dies with Covid-19 symptoms

The deceased is identified as Arif Hassan, hailing from Abedin Colony area of Kotwali Police Station in the port city


Burnt crime reporter Moazzem Hossain Nannu dies Burnt crime reporter Moazzem Hossain Nannu dies

On Friday, Moazzem Hossain Nannu sustained burn injuries in a fire that broke out at his house located at Aftabnagar in the capital

 


Five more die from COVID-19 in Chattogram in a day Five more die from COVID-19 in Ctg in a day

Besides, 222 new cases were detected during the period


AQI: Dhaka's air 'moderate' for 4th consecutive day AQI: Dhaka's air 'moderate' for 4th consecutive day

However, there may be risks for some people, particularly those who are unusually sensitive to air pollution


Dr Zafrullah’s condition improving gradually Dr Zafrullah’s condition improving gradually

Gonoshasthaya Kendra Public Relations Officer Forhad Hossain said Zafrullah’s physical condition is now stable with gradual improvement


Experts for taking foreign loans to reduce govt’s bank borrowing Experts for taking foreign loans

Former Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr Atiur Rahman says there is no scope to borrow more from the banking sector, the state-run banks can mobilize funds from increased money supply by the central bank


Journo Shahed Chowdhury hospitalised Journo Shahed Chowdhury hospitalised

He has been suffering from fever for the last couple of days. But he was tested negative for the COVID-19


People hail budget People hail budget

They termed the budget unveiled in the Jatiya Sangsad on Thursday 'an important step towards saving the life and economy amid the corona pandemic'

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