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Multinational cos not responsive to ‘war’ on corona By Other | Last Updated: 5th April, 2020, 00:00

Multinational companies and many top business groups are yet to stand by the government despite its hard struggle in ensuring food supply to the low-income groups and checking the spread of the deadly…

Multinational cos not responsive to ‘war’ on corona

Global corona deaths cross 61,000 Global corona deaths cross 61,000

PARIS: The coronavirus pandemic has killed over 61,000 people worldwide, nearly three quarters of them in Europe, since it emerged in China in December, according to a tally compiled by AFP at 1330…


Docs in heroic fight Docs in heroic fight

Physicians and other health workers who are among the front line heroes serving patients down with coronavirus are likely to be rewarded by the government as the Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA)…


Nine new corona cases detected, two more die Nine new corona cases detected, two more die

Nine new coronavirus cases have been detected in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of covid-19 patients to 70 in the country while two more patients have died. “Nine more people…

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WB okays $100m fast-track loan to Bangladesh WB okays $100m fast-track loan to Bangladesh

The World Bank has approved $100 million fast-track loans approximately (Tk85 billion) to help increase Bangladesh’s capacity to fight COVID-19 pandemic.  The financing was approved…

Editorial
One Belt One Virus: Spread of Covid-19 and OBOR One Belt One Virus: Spread of Covid-19 and OBOR

On December 31, 2019, the World Health Organization's (WHO) China office heard the first reports of a previously-unknown virus behind a number of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, a city in Eastern China…

Metropolis
Launches to be turned into isolation units Launches to be turned into isolation units

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Saturday said all passenger launches have been made ready as isolation centres to fight against the novel coronavirus, reports UNB. Necessary…

Asia
China mourns corona victims with three-minute silence China mourns corona victims with three-minute silence

BEIJING: China has mourned the victims of the coronavirus outbreak by observing a three-minute silence, bringing the nation to a halt, reports BBC. A day of remembrance was declared in China…

World
UN predicts ‘deep recession’ in LatAm over corona pandemic UN predicts ‘deep recession’ in LatAm over corona pandemic

SANTIAGO: Latin America is heading into “a deep recession” in 2020, with an expected drop in the region’s GDP of 1.8 to 4.0 percent due to the coronavirus pandemic, the UN economic…

Culturetainment
Coronavirus: Celebrities extend their hand to the poor Coronavirus: Celebrities extend their hand to the poor

Due to coronavirus outbreak most of the people of the world as well Bangladesh have kept themselves in home or self-quarantine. Celebrities in Bangladesh are also staying home and encourage people…

My Districts
Jashore farmers hit hard by falling vegetable prices Jashore farmers hit hard by falling vegetable prices

Jashore: Farmers in Jashore, a district famous for its huge vegetable production, are now in great trouble as the prices of their produces have declined sharply for lack of marketing following the…

Winner
Mominul rues for corona affected Tests Mominul rues for corona affected Tests

Bangladesh Test skipper Mominul Haque said that he is disappointed to lose the opportunity of playing so many Test matches at home due to coronavirus pandemic. Bangladesh received double blow…

Business
Bangladesh sets milestone in poverty reduction Bangladesh sets milestone 
in poverty reduction

The country has reached a milestone in cutting poverty since its independence supported by continuous progress in the social sector.  The observation was made in a recent government report…

Opinion
Technology helping during pandemic Technology helping during pandemic

The emergence of coronavirus pandemic is overturning life as we know it.More than one-quarter of the world's 7.8 billion people are now largely confined to their homes, as governments step up curbs…

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