‘Preventive measures a must even after vaccination’ By Mohammad Al Amin | Last Updated: 17th January, 2021, 22:39

The government will give the vaccine to 1,50,0000 people (8.68 per cent) in the first stage of phase one

‘Preventive measures a must even after vaccination’

Vaccine production likely in Bangladesh Vaccine production likely in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has given money in advance to purchase vaccine from the Serum Institute of India


Anomalies in Public Hospitals: Same drug purchased at different prices Anomalies in Hospitals: Same drug purchased at different prices

There is also a chance for the medicine to get damaged for storing it for a long time


People’s curiosity about side effects of vaccine People’s curiosity about side effects of vaccine

Some have even got a little bit worried as the vaccine recipients will have to sign a consent letter to get the vaccine card during the registration process that will start on January 27


Govt ready to start corona vaccination Govt ready to start corona vaccination

The government has already made a priority list of vaccine recipients, arranged an online registration system and formed vaccination teams


Shakrain colours Old Dhaka sky Shakrain colours Old Dhaka sky

The dwellers of Old town celebrated Shakrain, also known as Poush Shankranti, on Thursday flying kites and lanterns and displaying fireworks


Govt to set up special cyber team for FIs Govt to set up special cyber team for FIs

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has already started developing the specialised unit and is expecting to complete the task by 2021


Many policemen get addicted to drugs Many policemen get addicted to drugs

Eighty  policemen of DMP have so far been detected as drug addicts in their dope tests, says Walid Hossain, deputy commissioner (DC-Media)


Hajari Gur: A fading delicacy Hajari Gur: A fading delicacy

People visit their village to collect date juice molasses for producing different kinds of cakes during the winter season


Strategies set for corona fight, economic recovery Strategies set for corona fight, economic recovery

The 8th Five-year Plan stretching from FY21 to FY25 was approved on December 29 last after its preparation faced a delay because of the pandemic


RMG exporters seek withdrawal of HS code RMG exporters seek withdrawal of HS code

Due to the difficulties over HS code, the export of products are being hampered by the stipulated deadline of foreign buyers which ultimately is putting bad impact on export”, BGMEA says in the letter


Irregularities galore in 9 public hospitals Irregularities galore in 9 public hospitals

During a recent audit, the health audit department has found 84 serious objections, out of 95 financial irregularities, in those hospitals


DSCC resumes drive to remove overhead cables DSCC resumes drive to remove overhead cables

The cable operators and internet service providers were supposed to remove the overhead cables by December 2020 as per their commitment


Cybercrimes: Most accused go unpunished Cybercrimes: Most accused go unpunished

The prosecution lawyers cannot prove the charges before the court in many cases as they have no enough training to handle the digital crimes


Non-woven bags more harmful than poly bags Non-woven bags more harmful than poly bags

Lack of proper monitoring by the authorities concerned has been blamed for the rampant use of the hazardous non-woven bags in the country


No risk even if any more bombs remain underground: Experts No risk even if any more bombs remain underground: Experts

The recovery of five huge bombs in a row raises questions in the minds of many people as what may happen if any bomb exists under the ground


Corona exposes mismanagement in health sector Corona exposes mismanagement in health sector

Irregularities at hospitals, faking test certificates, illegal plasma donation and corruption in the purchase of protective gears and other medical kits also came to the fore amid the pandemic


Expand stimulus deals for quick economic recovery: Experts 

Expand stimulus deals for quick economic recovery: Experts

The government has so far released 21 stimulus packages worth around Tk 1.21 trillion, which is 4.34 per cent of the GDP


Agri sector shows resilience amid pandemic Agri sector shows resilience amid pandemic

During the pandemic, every country was in trouble in ensuring food security through imports but Bangladesh has been reflecting an opposite scenario with rising production of cereal


Economy to remain strong in 2021 as recovery gathers pace Economy to remain strong in 2021 as recovery gathers pace

Strategies of govt, stimulus package, remittance inflow, RMG export and bumper agricultural production will grease the wheel of economy


Govt fights corona alone as oppositions play role of silent spectators Govt fights corona alone as oppositions play role of silent spectators

The opposition parties including BNP confined to lip service amid coronavirus pandemic

 


Fight against Covid-19: Security forces set shining example of patriotism Fight against Covid-19: Security forces set shining example of patriotism

The country’s security forces have earned praise for ensuring social distancing, delivering food items from house to house and burying the bodies of the corona victims


Tk 43.14bn sought for corona vaccine purchase Tk 43.14bn sought for corona vaccine purchase

The quantity and price of Covid-19 vaccines have not been mentioned in the proposal, according to Planning Commission sources


Patients suffer for brokers’ nuisance Patients suffer for brokers’ nuisance

Patients mainly have to encounter dirty environment, including unhygienic washrooms, and nuisance of brokers at the department


Govt plans big to boost Boro rice production Govt plans big to boost Boro rice production

The Boro season fulfils 60 per cent of the country's total demand for rice


Yaba smuggling still unchecked Yaba smuggling still unchecked

Intelligence wings of law enforcement agencies have identified around 1,000 drug traders and 500 drug spots in the capital


War Crimes: Fate of 4 death-row convicts stuck in legal proceedings War Crimes: Fate of 4 death-row convicts stuck in legal proceedings

The four convicts are Jamaat leaders ATM Azharul Islam and Abdus Subhan, expelled Awami League leader Mobarak Hossain and Jatiya Party leader Syed Mohammad Qaisar


10,000 more workers may return home 10,000 more workers may return home

Some 326, 758 migrants have come back home till November 30 after the corona pandemic started spreading worldwide


Foodgrain stock on the decline Foodgrain stock on the decline

The shortfall in the stock has led unscrupulous traders to hike prices of all kinds of rice across the country, adding woes to people


33 varsities to join uniform entry test 33 varsities to join uniform entry test

Thirty-three public universities out of 39 have agreed to hold the uniform admission test under several clusters to enrol the students


Dhaka traffic signal runs manually in digital era Dhaka traffic signal runs manually in digital era

Officials of the traffic division at DMP say they cannot run traffic signals digitally due to lack of skilled manpower and central traffic monitoring system


Govt targets 11.9m new jobs in 5 yrs Govt targets 11.9m new jobs in 5 yrs

General Economics Division (GED) has prepared a preliminary concept paper on Employment Projection for the Eighth Five-Year Plan Period


Sale of fake judicial stamps rampant Sale of fake judicial stamps rampant

Several organised gangs are involved in the production of fake revenue stamps, judicial and non-judicial stamps and sell those to various places across the country


Child murders on the rise amid pandemic Child murders on the rise amid pandemic

The country witnessed 580 child homicides in 10 months from January to October this year


37 Yaba factories along border in Myanmar 37 Yaba factories along border in Myanmar

The sources said at least 17 types of Yaba pills are made at those factories and smuggled to Bangladesh


Rice market may turn volatile
Rice market may turn volatile

A staple shortage deepened after multiple natural disasters, also causing a rise in the price of rice in the local market and forcing the government to import rice


BNP faces ‘imminent split’ BNP faces ‘imminent split’

Tension is running high in the party after a few central leaders recently became active in rejuvenating the party keeping aside Khaleda Zia and Tarique Rahman


Gambling returns in new garb Gambling returns in new garb

The most worrying fact is that it has spread to various parts of the country amid the coronavirus pandemic


60km Rooppur-Baghabari grid line by December ’22 60km Rooppur-Baghabari grid line by December ’22

The PGCB is implementing the grid line to ensure back feed power for implementing the Rooppur power plant


Fresh list of Razakars likely by Mar 26 Fresh list of Razakars likely by Mar 26

List of anti-liberation elements, including Razakars, Al-badr and Al-Shams, scheduled to be published before Victory Day is yet incomplete

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