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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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PM unveils Tk 72,750cr package

PM unveils Tk 72,750cr package
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday announced four new stimulus packages of Tk 67,750 crore to overcome the possible economic shock from the ongoing shutdown enforced due to the deadly COVID-19 outbreak. With the previously announced Tk 5,000 crore stimulus package, the amount of the whole package now stands at Tk 72,750 crore. The announcement came from a press conference of the Prime Minister held at her official residence Ganobhaban on the possible impacts of the coronavirus outbreak on the national economy and the ways to face the challenges in the coming days. In the four new packages, Hasina said, her government will provide working capital of Tk 30,000 crore for the COVID-19 affected industries and service sector institutions. Commercial…

China rights lawyer released after five years in jail

China rights lawyer released after five years in jail

A leading Chinese human rights lawyer has been released from prison after almost five years behind bars, his wife said yesterday. Wang Quanzhang, 44, was first detained in 2015 in a sweeping crackdown on more than 200 lawyers and government critics in China as President Xi Jinping tightened his grip…
Politics within residential periphery

Politics within residential periphery

Like many others, political leaders in Bangladesh are also stuck at their homes, but still they are trying to use their time in their confined spaces. Talking to the news agency, some senior politicians -- practically disturbed -- shared what they are doing to adjust with the evolving situation. All…
Incentive packages needed from all quarters

Incentive packages needed from all quarters

Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the world economy, with business going through a precarious time in almost all countries. Since modern day trade involves a chain operation from the producer to the buyer and the user, any disruption can affect a large number of people across the social spectrum. In…
Uncertainty looms over int’l bidding for gas exploration

Uncertainty looms over int’l bidding for gas exploration

Uncertainty looms large over the invitation of a planned international bidding for hydrocarbon exploration in the country’s gas blocks due to the coronavirus impact on the global economy.   According to official sources, state-owned Petrobangla had planned to announce the bidding round on…
‘Kothao Keu Nei’, ‘Bohubrihi’ 
set to return on BTV

‘Kothao Keu Nei’, ‘Bohubrihi’ set to return on BTV

Amid the acute outbreak of novel coronavirus across the world, the general people have been advised to stay at home and maintaining social distancing to help curve the spread of this deadly virus. In Bangladesh, following the government’s directives, most of the citizens are staying home in order…
Players adopt different means to pass time in home quarantine

Players adopt different means to pass time in home quarantine

National players were forced to stay at home like the other people due to the countrywide lock-down, slapped by the government to stem the spread of the dreaded coronavirus pandemic. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) suspended all types of cricketing activities indefinitely for which the cricketers got…
ICRC, govt jointly working 
to protect prison inmates

ICRC, govt jointly working to protect prison inmates

The Inter-national Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Bangladesh has joined hands together with the Prison Directorate and the Ministry of Home Affairs to enhance the preparedness of the 68 prisons across the country to prevent the transmission of  coronavirus.  It has also started implementing…
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