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  • Bangladesh reports 2,828 new coronavirus cases, 30 deaths in 24hrs
  • Coronaviorus Bangladesh: 643 more recover as taking the total number of recoveries to 12,804
  • Coronavirus Bangladesh: Total cases reach to 60,391 as death toll now 811
  • World Environment Day today
  • Global death toll from coronavirus reaches 389,645
  • Nasim undergoes successful surgery after stroke
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: 01944333222, 16263, 333; website: www.corona.gov.bd
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Bangladesh at high risk of coronavirus

Bangladesh at high risk of coronavirus
Bangladesh is at high risk of getting affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) warned yesterday. “Coronavirus infection has spread to nearly 80 countries including China. Moreover, COVID-19-infected patients were found in eight countries in the last 24 hours. So, no country, including Bangladesh, is free from the risk of getting affected,” IEDCR director Prof. Meerjady Sabrina Flora said at a press briefing. The IEDCR director said that to combat COVID-19, Bangladesh has suspended the provision of visa on arrival for citizens of Iran, Italy, Japan, and South Korea. The citizens of several other countries have also been asked to ensure that they do not carry…

BCB to hold talks with PCB over COVID-19

BCB to hold talks with PCB over COVID-19

In the wake of cornavirus outbreak, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) plans to hold talks with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). BCB would like to study the situation before deciding on the last phase of their three-part tour of the country as schools in Sindh were directed to remain closed till March…
Isolation ward exists, but no scanner to detect coronavirus in Khulna

Isolation ward exists, but no scanner to detect coronavirus in Khulna

While there is no scanner in any of the hospitals in entire Khulna division to detect coronavirus cases, the setting up of a five-bed isolation ward at one of them has failed to serve the original purpose. Although scanners have already been installed at land ports to detect coronavirus, there is no…
Take COVID-19 very seriously now

Take COVID-19 very seriously now

It is very worrying that the world is now in an ‘uncharted territory’ as the number of deaths from novel coronavirus outside China is increasing with new cases of infections emerging from countries hitherto free from the virus. So far, 73 countries have found cases of the disease with the…
Rulers of Bengal

Rulers of Bengal

part- v of viii Keeping in mind the celebration of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman or Mujib Barsha in 2020, The Independent took up a study to make a detour around Bengal’s political history from ancient period to the time when Bangladesh emerged as an independent state…
    Produce export-oriented high-end products

    Produce export-oriented high-end products

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday placed a five-point proposal for further development of the country’s potential small and medium enterprise (SME) sector as she inaugurated the ‘8th National SME Product Fair 2020’ in the capital. “Many of our SME products are world standard…
    Erdogan demands EU help in Syria as price to resolve migrant crisis

    Erdogan demands EU help in Syria as price to resolve migrant crisis

    Turkey’s president warned a fresh migrant crisis could only be resolved if Europe supports its efforts in Syria, as violent clashes broke out between refugees and police on the Greek border. Thousands of migrants have massed at the Greek frontier since President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced…
    Two-day ‘Waheedul Haq Memorial Festival’ begins tomorrow

    Two-day ‘Waheedul Haq Memorial Festival’ begins tomorrow

    Kanthoshilon, a well-known recitation organisation in the country, is going to remember noted Tagore exponent and cultural activist Waheedul Haq on the occasion of his 87th birth anniversary. A two-day event titled ‘Waheedul Haq Memorial Festival’ has been arranged in remembrance of the…
    No change in Tamim’s batting approach en route to record ton

    No change in Tamim’s batting approach en route to record ton

    Hard-hitting opener Tamim Iqbal said he did not change his batting approach to score a breezy 158 against Zimbabwe to secure the three-match ODI series on home soil. Of late, Tamim was going through a rough patch and many felt he had changed his batting style to achieve that sterling performance. “To…
    Capsicum farming by duo encourages local farmers

    Capsicum farming by duo encourages local farmers

    An uncle-and-nephew duo of a village in Moheshpur upazila of Jhenidah has achieved considerable success in farming capsicum commercially, seeding hope in officials of the local Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) that its widespread cultivation here would have bright prospects. Sultan Mahmud and…
    CHT armed groups out to ‘cause instability’ in hills

    CHT armed groups out to ‘cause instability’ in hills

    Local political parties, especially activists of the Parbattya Chattogram Jana Sanghati Samiti (PCJSS), in the Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT) are planning to create instability in the hills to establish their supremacy in the area, according to an intelligence report sent to the home ministry recently.…
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