Covid-19: Govt approves antigen-based rapid testing By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 21st September, 2020, 13:31

On July 5, the DGHS urges the health ministry to allow antigen-based Covid-19 testing in a letter

 

Covid-19: Govt approves antigen-based rapid testing

Underage marriage provision to affect child marriage controlling: NHRC Special provision to affect child marriage controlling

Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Kazi Reazul Hoque on Tuesday said the special…


3.30 lakh extreme poor gets VGF card in haor areas 3.30 lakh VGF cards in haor areas

Around 30-kg of rice under VGF programme along with Taka 500 will be provided for each family for buying other necessary products


Modernisation of Railway on to ensure comfort journey: Mujibul Haque Railway to be modernised soon: Mujibul Haque

A total of Tk 11,500 crore has been allotted in railway sector in current fiscal year


Life expectancy in Bangladesh goes up to 71.6 years Life expectancy goes up to 71.6 yrs

The life expectancy at birth in the country rose to 71 years and six months in 2016


Government road-map eyes to complete agro-mechanisation by 2041 Country goes to complete agro-mechanisation by 2041

The initiative will help to manufacture farm machines in cheaper price by the local entrepreneurs


President reaches London for medical checkup President reaches London for medical checkup

The President will receive eye treatment at Moorfields Eye Hospital and undergo medical checkup at Bupa Cromwell Hospital in London


2 labour courts to be relocated from Dhaka to Tongi, Narayanganj, says Law Minister 2 labour courts to shift to Tongi, N'ganj

Law minister says the process will also be initiated to set up two new labour courts in Sylhet and Rangpur


Court's image should not be damaged on sculpture issue: Law minister Court's image should not be damaged on sculpture issue: Law minister

It is the responsibility of the Supreme Court to remove the sculpture, says Anisul Haq


Maritime ports advised to lower weather signal Maritime ports advised to lower weather signal

According to a Met Office bulletin, no squally weather is expected over the North Bay and its adjoining coastal areas


Present evidence of Haor radiation claim, PM asks BNP Present evidence of Haor radiation claim, PM asks BNP

The issue has arisen in light of crops in haors of Sunamganj, Kishoreganj, Netrokona, Moulvibazar, Sylhet and Habiganj districts going under water


Expedite relief operation in flood-affected haor areas: PM

Expedite relief operation in flood-affected haor areas: PM

She also advises ensuring broader publicity measures so people of the country can be made aware of the ongoing relief works in the haor areas


Rana Plaza collapse : Victims still cry for trial of culprits Rana Plaza collapse : Victims still cry for trial of culprits

Hundreds of workers, rights activists and some other organisations observe the fourth anniversary of the tragedy by placing wreaths at their graves


David Cameron likely to visit Dhaka Wednesday David Cameron likely to visit Dhaka Wednesday

Cameron, who is coming at the invitation of an NGO, will leave Dhaka on Thursday


BNP spreading propaganda about uranium contamination in haor water: PM PM challenges BNP to prove Indian uranium water claim

"What type of proof do they have? I’ll ask them to come up with proof. People will believe you if you can prove this through any lab test,” she says


World Malaria Day Tuesday World Malaria Day Tuesday

Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease affecting humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans belonging to the Plasmodium type


President off to London for medical checkup President off to London for medical checkup

Abdul Hamid is scheduled to have his checkup at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Bupa Cromwell Hospital in London


Philippines court indicts RCBC, Philrem officials for BB money heist Rizal, Philrem officials indicted for BB money heist

The Philippines court filed eight counts of criminal charges for violation of the Anti Money Laundering Act against RCBC official Maia Santos-Deguito


Introduce unionism in EPZ following structures of EU countries

Introduce unionism in EPZ :PM

The premier comes up with the opinion while discussing the EPZ law during a regular weekly cabinet meeting at Bangladesh Secretariat


BNP forms 51 teams to strengthen organisational capacity BNP forms 51 teams to strengthen organisational capacity

“The teams will hold workers’ meeting in every district and discuss issues relating to national politics and organisational activities”


Chevron Bangladesh sold to Himalaya Energy Chevron Bangladesh sold to Himalaya Energy

Chevron Corporation is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies


Inland water transports resume countrywide operations Inland water transports resume countrywide operations

Joint-Director of the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), Joynal Abedin confirms it


2 yrs’ jail or Tk 5 lakh fine for import of harmful fish; bill okayed 2 yrs’ jail for import of harmful fish

Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam says various diseases spread in many ways in the country through the import of fry and fish products


Maldivian medical student’s fresh autopsy done, report later Raudha's fresh autopsy done

In presence of executive magistrate Raktim Chowdhury, a team of CID exhumes the body from Hetomkhan Graveyard in Rajshahi city


Cabinet mourns Lucky Akhand's death Cabinet mourns Lucky Akhand's death

"The death of Lucky Akhand has created a vacuum in the country's cultural arena which is irreparable," reads the resolution


Speaker leaves Dhaka for Australia to join CPA meeting Speaker leaves Dhaka for Australia to join CPA meeting

Dr Shirin is scheduled to attend CPA Mid-Year Executive Committee Meeting being held from April 24 to 28 at Darwin in Australia


Expedite relief operation in Haor areas: PM Expedite relief operation in Haor areas: PM

An unusual flashflood strikes the country’s entire Haor region damaging Boro crops on 1.8 lakh hectares of land in several districts


33 held including Jamaat activists in Dinajpur 33 held including Jamaat activists in Dinajpur

Several cases, including charges of subversive activities, are pending with different police stations against the arrested persons, the sources adds


Tribunal issues arrest warrant against 3 Sherpur Razakars Tribunal issues arrest warrant against 3 Sherpur Razakars

The three accused are- Mokhlesur Rahman Tara, 60, advocate AKM Akram Hossain, 62, and Emdadul Haque alias Khwaja Doctor, 74


Bangladesh lacks measures to protect labour trafficking victims: UN BD lacks measures to protect labour trafficking victims: UN

Around 5,000 Bangladeshi migrant workers die every year, of which at least one-third are reportedly buried abroad


BIWTA suspends water vessel operation across country BIWTA suspends water vessel operation across country

The maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal No 3


Raudha’s body exhumed for fresh autopsy Raudha’s body exhumed for fresh autopsy

A team of CID exhumes the body at Hetomkhan Graveyard in the city around 9:30 am in presence of Additional District Magistrate (ADM) Subrata Paul


BSF guns down Bangladeshi  in Chapainawabganj BSF guns down Bangladeshi in Chapainawabganj

The deceased was identified as Saidul Islam, 28, a resident of Shikari village


Four years of collapse: Rana Plaza victims yet to get justice Four years of collapse: Rana Plaza victims yet to get justice

The shoddily constructed commercial building came crashing down on the morning of April 24, 2013, leaving 1,136 people dead and injuring 1,169 more


Trial of RU Prof Rezaul’s killers demanded Trial of RU Prof Rezaul’s killers demanded

Teachers and students of Rajshahi University demand transfer of the RU teacher AFM Rezaul Karim Murder case to the speedy trial tribunal


285 private colleges to be nationalised 285 private colleges to be nationalised

Currently, there are 327 government colleges.Once those 285 colleges are nationalised, the total number of the government will stand over 600


Bring in social dialogue for garment sector: CPD Bring in social dialogue for garment sector: CPD

The think-tank also lay emphasis on raising awareness among workers and entrepreneurs about social dialogue


About 150 Rana Plaza victims’ families yet to get compensation About 150 Rana Plaza victims’ families yet to get compensation

The families of some 150 victims are counting their days with hopes of getting compensations for last four years


Meat traders threaten to go on nationwide strike Meat traders threaten to go on nationwide strike

The association leaders say that there may be a hike in meat price, especially during the holy month of Ramadan


Govt in ‘zero tolerance’ to curb militancy: Inu Govt in ‘zero tolerance’ to curb militancy: Inu

The minister also says the government will not make any compromise to resist militancy

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