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  • Coronavirus: 29 more die, 3,288 new cases detected in 24hrs
  • Coronavirus: 29 more die, 3,288 new cases detected in 24hrs
  • Coronavirus: Capital's Wari put under 21-day lockdown
  • Railways development comes into focus in new fiscal
  • Bangladesh gearing up for new era of taxation
  • Bangladesh now 8th in global weekly increase of Covid-19 cases: WHO
  • Covid-19 death toll nears 2,000 in Bangladesh
  • Covid-19 Bangladesh: Total cases raise to 1,56,391 as death toll now 1,968
  • Global coronavirus fatalities surge to 524,614
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd
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Law on cards for more discipline in police

Law on cards for more discipline in police
Forty-four years after the promulgation of an ordinance, the government is now going to enact a new law — The Police Officers (Special Provisions) Act — to bring more discipline and dynamism in the police force.  The Public Security Division of the home ministry has already prepared a draft act, which is now being studied by the authorities concerned, sources in the division said. After scrutinising the draft, it would be sent to the ministries and departments concerned for their opinions, the sources said, adding that it would follow a final draft on the issue. The draft law provides for action against police officers found guilty of offences like misconduct, dereliction of duty, acts of cowardice and moral turpitude, corruption…

Boost security, regulate vehicular movement during polling: EC

Boost security, regulate vehicular movement during polling: EC

The Election Commission (EC) has issued a circular, directing the authorities concerned to take steps to regulate vehicular movement on the polling day, ensure security at polling stations, and end campaigning ahead of the Dhaka civic polls. The EC, led by the chief election commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul…
Country awaits donors for kidney transplant from brain death

Country awaits donors for kidney transplant from brain death

The country’s physicians are awaiting donors to begin kidney transplant from the brain-dead to partially meet the demand of kidney transplant.  “We are ready to go for the first-ever kidney transplant from the brain death but finding donors remains a big challenge to make the historic…
Low-cost Hajj package

Low-cost Hajj package

It is heartening that the religious affairs ministry is considering the introduction of a low-cost ‘Aziziyah package’ for Hajj pilgrims for the first time this year. According to a report of this newspaper yesterday, the government is thinking of fixing the total cost including air fare…
Promote jute products to reduce the use of plastic

Promote jute products to reduce the use of plastic

Jute is becoming more popular as developed countries especially the Western ones are opting to use natural fiber products. From Bangladesh's perspective, to grab shares of the local and international jute market, we need to more innovative and diversification of jute products. That means jute products…
Freeze assets of 20 ILFSL directors, executives: HC

Freeze assets of 20 ILFSL directors, executives: HC

The High Court has directed the government to seize all assets of shareholder-directors and top executives of International Leasing and Financial Services Limited (ILFSL) so that they cannot transfer any of their movable and immovable properties including stocks, cash and vehicles to any person or entity.…
Warning against cover-up as number of cases jump

Warning against cover-up as number of cases jump

China's top leaders have warned lower-level officials not to cover up the spread of a new coronavirus that has now infected nearly 300 people. Anyone who concealed new cases would "be nailed on the pillar of shame for eternity", the political body responsible for law and order said. The…
‘Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid’ season 4 kicks off

‘Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid’ season 4 kicks off

‘Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid’, one of the country’s largest TV reality shows, has begun for the fourth time with the promise of spreading Bengali language to a wider scale, said a press release.    Registration for the contest has started yesterday and will continue till…
Riyad focuses on winning the series

Riyad focuses on winning the series

Bangladesh T20 captain Mahmudullah Riyad said they are focusing more on their games rather than security in Pakistan how they can perform better and triumph the Twenty20 series against them. Riyad also said the way they played last few series, in the light of that performances, they are hopeful to triumph…
10 injured, high school, shops damaged in fire

10 injured, high school, shops damaged in fire

At least ten people were injured and five classrooms of the vocational branch of MJS Girls' High School and several shops were gutted in a fire  at Amtoli Bazar under Haimchar Upazila yesterday morning. After being informed, a firefighters' team led by Haimchar Fire Station officer Md Amir…
Mosquito menace grows in capital

Mosquito menace grows in capital

After dengue, which jolted the country for a good part of last year, the country, especially the capital city, has been witnessing a fresh mosquito menace for the past few weeks. Measures taken by the civic bodies to tackle the mosquito problem are not having the desired effect. The menace has acquired…
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