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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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People stay indoors

People stay indoors
STAFF REPORTER, Dhaka The entire country, including the capital city, wore a deserted look yesterday on the first day of a 10-day government-declared closure to contain the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), with the countrymen mostly staying indoors amid heavy patrol outside by law-enforcers and members of armed forces. Offices including the government and the private ones, business outlets, shopping malls, buses, trains and launch services, except for the emergency ones, remained closed, which virtually forced the entire country to a total halt. The law-enforcers, including the armed forces, started patrolling across the country, including the divisional cities, to ensure social distancing among people. Vehicles remained out of the roads…

NOAB giving masks, sanitisers among agents, hawkers

NOAB giving masks, sanitisers among agents, hawkers

The Newspapers Owners’ Association of Bangladesh (NOAB) has started distribution of 23,000 masks, 23,000 gloves and 3,000 sanitisers among the agents and hawkers across the country. The distribution began in accordance with the decision of a meeting held in the capital, according to a press release…
Coordinated efforts stressed to curb spread of COVID-19

Coordinated efforts stressed to curb spread of COVID-19

Speakers at a participatory discussion here unequivocally called for coordinated efforts of all concerned to curb the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread. There is no way but to work in coordinated way to stem further outbreak of the virus as it is a global pandemic, they said. Utmost emphasis should be given…
PM’s call for unity, compassion and courage

PM’s call for unity, compassion and courage

At a critical juncture, any country looks to the leadership for guidance, comfort and counseling. The speech by the prime minister on occasion of the Independence Day, falling within a nationwide shutdown to stem the spread of Corona Virus sets the example of a national leader concerned about the global…
Why the reluctance to use 
foot over bridges?

Why the reluctance to use foot over bridges?

Maybe it is not possible to make people change their old habits overnight in Bangladesh, but it is certainly possible to raise awareness among them. Dhaka residents seem very much reluctant to use foot-bridges. The reason behind this is yet to be discovered. Wherever you go in the capital city, you…
Massive risks to world economy as coronavirus battle rages

Massive risks to world economy as coronavirus battle rages

The coronavirus outbreak and resulting lockdown of billions of people threatens the global economy to the point where economists are predicting the most violent recession in recent history, perhaps even eclipsing the Great Depression. The crash will almost certainly be accompanied by a surge in unemployment,…
China city eases lockdown

China city eases lockdown

Banners warning that playing cards together is suicide and guards yelling at crowds to separate: a Chinese city near the coronavirus ground zero remains far from normal even after emerging from a two-month lockdown. Huanggang, home to 7.5 million people, was among the worst-affected areas in Hubei,…
Staying at home means we will win war against coronavirus: Ferdous

Staying at home means we will win war against coronavirus: Ferdous

While continuing to spread rapidly day by day, the coronavirus pandemic has sickened thousands of people in 171 countries around the world. More than 487,400 people have been infected and at least 22,000 people have died as of Thursday afternoon, according to official counts. Alongside the governments’…
Mushfiq urges people to
donate to COVID-19 fund

Mushfiq urges people to donate to COVID-19 fund

National cricket team wicket-keeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has urged the people  to come forward and extend their support to the government to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the battle against the COVID-19 outbreak, a total of 27 national team players, including Mushfiqur Rahim, have…
Pioneer of agricultural self-reliance

Pioneer of agricultural self-reliance

Despite the availability of arable land declining by nearly 30 per cent since 1972, the country has become a global role model for increasing crop production over the past few decades. The nation is now self-reliant in the supply of granular food grains. Besides self-sufficiency in food, Bangladesh…
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