No briefing on Covid-19 from Wednesday: DGHS By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 11th August, 2020, 17:13

The DGHS, however, will provide information on Covid-19 situation of the country by issuing press releases, Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general of DGHS says 

Daily briefing on Covid-19 updates won’t be held from Wednesday: DGHS

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'


HRW asks Malaysia, Thailand to rescue Rohingyas stranded at sea HRW asks Malaysia, Thailand to rescue Rohingyas stranded at sea

Malaysian officials who intercepted the boat carrying Rohingya on June 8 intended to return it to international waters, but a damaged engine prevented the pushback


Freedom fighter killed, 10 injured in Gopalganj turf war Freedom fighter killed, 10 injured in Gopalganj turf war

The deceased was identified as Saheb Ali Khandakar, a frontline fighter in the great Liberation War and resident of the village


Nazrul researcher professor Abdul Kaiyum dies Nazrul researcher professor Abdul Kaiyum dies

He is survived by his wife, two sons, two daughters and a host of well wishers to mourn his death


151 stranded Bangladeshis returns from Malaysia 151 stranded Bangladeshis returns from Malaysia

A special flight of US-Bangla Airlines has brought back 151 Bangladeshi nationals including students and tourists stranded in
Malaysia 


Libration War Minister, wife test positive for Covid-19 Libration War Minister, wife test positive for Covid-19

The minister sought blessings to the countrymen for their early recovery


Nasrul Hamid’s PS tests positive for Coronavirus Nasrul Hamid’s PS tests positive for Coronavirus

So far, 619 people were infected by Covid-19 in Keraniganj, among them 21 died


Endangered wild elephant electrocuted in Teknaf Endangered wild elephant electrocuted in Teknaf

The adult male elephant was crossing private property in the early hours when its tusk touched the 10,000-volt cable


Pabna SP infected by Covid-19 Pabna SP infected by Covid-19

The Superintendent of Pabna Police Sheikh Rafikul Islam tested positive for the coronavirus


15 died of COVID-19, 945 infected in Narsingdi 15 died of COVID-19, 945 infected in Narsingdi

 A total of 15 persons died of COVID-19 and 945 were infected with the deadly virus so far in the six upazilas


Zone-based lockdown: LGRD Minister instructs to activate bodies at union level Zone-based lockdown: LGRD Minister instructs to activate bodies at union level

LGRD Minister Md Tajul Islam instructed the local committees of the ministry to become active after government’s announcement


A balanced budget to tackle economic fallout from COVID-19: Quader A balanced budget to tackle economic fallout from COVID-19: Quader

He also said this budget is the result of time-befitting and brave thought  of Sheikh Hasina government to take the country ahead by maintaining balance 


Young girl gang raped in Jashore; 2 held Young girl gang raped in Jashore; 2 held

Police arrested two people—Karim, son of Syed Asaduzzaman and Jakir Hossain, son of Ashraf Hossain, from Bakchar Chowdhurypara

 


Feni civil surgeon infected with coronavirus Feni civil surgeon infected with coronavirus

Sajjad, who is also the member secretary of the district corona prevention committee, was found infected with Covid-19 in a test at Noakhali Abdul Malek Ukil Medical College & Hospital’s laboratory


Man stabbed to death in broad daylight in Bogura Man stabbed to death in broad daylight in Bogura

The deceased is identified as Shakil, 35, hailing from Uttar Chelopara area of the Bogura town


Highest single-day 46 deaths from coronavirus, record 3,471 new cases Bangladesh records highest daily COVID-19 deaths, cases

Another 502 patients are released from hospitals in the same period, taking the recovery count to 17,249


Virtual court hearing: 33,155 get bail in 20 days Virtual court hearing: 33,155 get bail in 20 days

Court operation remained suspended since March 26 but trial proceedings through videoconference began on May 11 during the general holidays to prevent the spread of coronavirus


Budget traditional, lacks guidelines to address Covid-19 issues: CPD Budget traditional, lacks guidelines to address corona: CPD

The think tank comes up with the observation at a virtual press briefing on the proposed FY2020-21 national budget this morning


2 workers die falling into septic tank in Kurigram 2 workers die falling into septic tank in Kurigram

The deceased are identified as Al-Amin, son of Abdul Awal, hailing from Anontopur village of the upazila and Sujon, son of Saheb Ali, from Gongarhat area


COVID-19 may push millions more children into child labour: ILO, UNICEF 'COVID-19 may push millions more children into child labour'

Children already in child labour may be working longer hours or under worsening conditions


CMP traffic sergeant dies at CMCH CMP traffic sergeant dies at CMCH

The deceased is identified as Mahbubur Rahman, 48, son of Talebur Rahman, hailing from Bangram Baniabahu area of Sathia upazila in Pabna


Now NICVD assistant professor dies from Coronavirus
Now NICVD assistant professor dies from Coronavirus

With the demise of  Mahmud Monwar, at least 29 doctors have died from Covid-19 while five others passed away showing Covid-19-like symptoms


Changing usual social habits, treatment after early detection to bring success: China experts 'Changing usual social habits, early treatment to bring success'

On their findings about the ongoing wrong practices here, the experts pointed that many people wear double masks, slippers showing feet, and do not maintain personal hygiene


Bangladeshi-American Nina Ahmad wins Democratic primary for Pennsylvania auditor general Bangladeshi Nina Ahmad wins Pennsylvania auditor general race

Nina led Lamb of Mt. Washington by more than 80,000 votes with all but one voting district in Pennsylvania reporting


14 policemen among 24 Covid-19 patients detected in Kushtia 14 policemen among 24 Covid-19 patients detected in Kushtia

A total of 22 policemen have, so far, been infected with Covid-19 in the district


Another BSMMU doctor dies from Covid-19 Another BSMMU doctor dies from Covid-19

With the demise of Zahirul, at least 28 doctors have died from Covid-19 while five others passed away showing Covid-19-like symptoms


Nasim’s condition deteriorates Nasim’s condition deteriorates

As of Wednesday evening, Nasim, also the spokesperson of the 14-party alliance, was unconscious and he was in life support at the ICU


Journalist Nannu sustains critical burn injuries Journalist Nannu sustains critical burn injuries

Earlier on January 2, his son died and he sustained injury after the compressor of an air-conditioner exploded at their house in the same building


Swechchashebak league leader shot dead in Chattogram Swechchashebak league leader shot dead in Ctg

The deceased is identified as Rashed Kamal, 38, general secretary of Nanupur union unit Swechchashebak League


Dhaka’s air still shows improvement Dhaka’s air still shows improvement

India’s Delhi and China’s Shenyang and Pakistan’s Lahore occupied the first three spots in the list of cities with the worst air quality with AQI scores of 159, 157 and 156 respectively

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