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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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149 in quarantine as part of precautionary steps

149 in quarantine as part of precautionary steps
At least 149 people in 12 districts have been quarantined as part of precautionary measures to prevent the coronavirus from spreading across the country. However, two out of the three infected patients in the country have recovered significantly. “Two patients out of three have almost recovered. We will test them again within the next 24 hours. If their reports do not show traces of the coronavirus, they will be released. The remaining one is also stable and likely to recover fully,” said IEDCR director Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora. She was speaking at a press briefing at the IEDCR auditorium in the capital. Dr Meerjady said 10 patients have been tested negative for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours. So far, the IEDCR has found…

Bangladesh drops two notches

Bangladesh drops two notches

Bangladesh has declined two notches in the global rule of law index in the last one year holding its position at 115th out of 128 countries. This was revealed yesterday in the report of World Justice Project’s (WJP) Rule of Law Index 2020. As per the report, Bangladesh scored 0.41 as the score…
Work together instead of raising questions

Work together instead of raising questions

Terming coronavirus as global catastrophe, Awami League (AL) Joint General Secretary and Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday urged BNP to work together instead of raising questions or doing politics over the outbreak of the disease. “I will call BNP to work together instead of raising…
COVID-19: Nation must 
be ready for an outbreak

COVID-19: Nation must be ready for an outbreak

It is very praiseworthy that Supreme Court as well as the relevant government agencies took a swift move on their part to prevent rise in the prices of surgical materials such as sanitisers, facemasks, etc. in the wake of first coronavirus detection in three persons. Soon after the declaration that…
Importance of agricultural journalism

Importance of agricultural journalism

Last year we have seen the prices of onion have risen abnormally from TK 20 to Tk 250 though the county had abundant reserve of onions. But why the prices were abnormal? Some said the reason was scarcity of Indian onion; others said that it was an artificial crisis made by the manipulation activities;…
Postal schemes go automation

Postal schemes go automation

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal yesterday said the interest rates of the general scheme under post office will return to its previous 7.50 per cent while that of the three-year term scheme at 11.28 per cent. The finance minister also said the post office saving schemes have also come under automation…
Iran warns nuclear watchdog to be wary of ‘empty claims’

Iran warns nuclear watchdog to be wary of ‘empty claims’

Iran warned the UN atomic watchdog yesterday to be wary of “empty claims” passed on to it, after the agency raised questions about the Islamic republic’s nuclear programme. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) last week accused Iran of denying its inspectors access in January…
Dhaka Padatik hosts two-day theatre festival from today

Dhaka Padatik hosts two-day theatre festival from today

Dhaka Padatik, one of the most prominent theatre troupes in the country, is going to celebrate its 40th founding anniversary through a two-day theatre festival, which is set to begin today at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the capital. The inaugural ceremony of the festival will be held…
BCB finally postpones gala
concert and two T20Is

BCB finally postpones gala concert and two T20Is

In the wake of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) outburst across the world, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has postponed their planned programmes of the gala concert of AR Rahman and two international T20 matches to celebrate the centenary birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh…
Majher Char erosion threat looms large

Majher Char erosion threat looms large

About 15,000 people on Majher Char are living in big shoals in the middle of the Meghna River amid erosion threats. The erosion of the river has been affecting Madanpur and Kachia unions for the last two years. According to sources, Majher Char suddenly emerged 10 years ago in the Meghna river in Kachia…
Country’s 50 lakh children affected by kidney disease

Country’s 50 lakh children affected by kidney disease

Around 50 lakh children in the country have been suffering from kidney problems with five per cent of them suffering from chronic kidney diseases, doctors said. An expert revealed that four to five per cent of child patients who visit the outpatient departments of hospitals have kidney problems. Dr…
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