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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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Doctors, caregivers unguarded for scanty protective gears

Doctors, caregivers unguarded for scanty protective gears
Doctors and caregivers likely to come in close contact with patients amid the spread of the coronavirus are now distancing themselves for fear of getting the infection, as they do not have required preventive materials during treatment. A number of physicians said their traditional aprons, gowns, and gloves were not at all safe for preventing the coronavirus. Special gears, used by doctors and health assistants in other countries, are needed, they said. The doctors also said that if they did not get such equipment and materials, many doctors and nurses would fear spread of the virus and stay away from treatment of patients. The recent incident of the death of a Bangladeshi returnee from Canada occurred due to the negligence of doctors of Dhaka…

Air pollution, CO2 fall rapidly as virus spreads

Air pollution, CO2 fall rapidly as virus spreads

Levels of air pollutants and warming gases over some cities and regions are showing significant drops as coronavirus impacts work and travel. Researchers in New York told the BBC their early results showed carbon monoxide mainly from cars had been reduced by nearly 50% compared with last year. Emissions…
IOM, Koica ink deal to combat human trafficking

IOM, Koica ink deal to combat human trafficking

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) signed an agreement with Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) yesterday to launch a five-year project on capacity building and awareness-raising to combat human trafficking in Bangladesh. IOM will partner with the Ministry of Home Affairs…
Combating coronavirus

Combating coronavirus

It is extremely worrying that coronavirus cases have crossed 200,000 worldwide with about 9000 reported death cases. The number of confirmed virus cases in the US surged past 6,500, with 115 deaths. The virus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough, for most people, but severe…
Bangabandhu: Courage personified

Bangabandhu: Courage personified

A tall and wiry young Bengali man was walking fast to his hotel in Lahore in the evening. Suddenly he was surrounded by half a dozen strapping Punjabi thugs who were there to beat him up. The young Bengali was not unnerved by the sight. He just put his spectacle in his pocket and prepared to fight.…
Tk 1,92,921crore revised ADP approved

Tk 1,92,921crore revised ADP approved

The National Economic Council (NEC) yesterday approved a Tk 1,92,921 crore Revised Annual Development Programme (RADP) for the current fiscal year giving the highest priority to the transport sector. The approval came from a meeting of the NEC held at its conference room in the city’s Sher-e-Banglanagar…
Trump calls himself ‘wartime president’ as he battles virus

Trump calls himself ‘wartime president’ as he battles virus

Describing himself as a “wartime president” fighting an invisible enemy, President Donald Trump invoked rarely used emergency powers to marshal critical medical supplies against the coronavirus pandemic. Trump also signed an aid package — which the Senate approved earlier Wednesday…
Diti’s fourth death anniv today

Diti’s fourth death anniv today

Today is the fourth death anniversary of Nation Film Award-winning film actress Parveen Sultana Diti. Born on March 31, 1965 in Sonargaon of Narayanganj, Parveen Sultana Diti acted on both big and small screens alongside working as a model in many television commercials in her lifetime. Through a talent…
BCB postpones all cricketing activities indefinitely

BCB postpones all cricketing activities indefinitely

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has decided to postpone all forms of cricket for an indefinite period as a precautionary measure to check the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused havoc all over the world and has brought sporting activities across the globe to a grinding halt. BCB President Nazmul…
Feni land under threat

Feni land under threat

Unplanned top soil-cutting and sand-lifting from agricultural fields in six upazilas continue unabated right before the nose of the authorities. Experts say the removal of top soil is going to reduce the fertility of paddy fields. The local administration claims that dishonest traders extract soilat…
6 killers of Mujib still at large

6 killers of Mujib still at large

Although the government completed the trial proceedings in the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman murder case by overcoming many hurdles, it was unable to bring back six self-confessed convicted killers of the country’s founding father from abroad even after 45 years of the assassination. Bangabandhu…
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