Saturday 28 March 2020 ,
Saturday 28 March 2020 ,
Latest News
  • No new coronavirus case reported in 24 hrs in Bangladesh:IEDCR
  • Rumors hampering fight against coronavirus in South Asia
  • Coronavirus crisis: Global death toll now 27,359
  • 5 killed in Tangail road crash
  • Trump signs $2 trillion recovery plan as US virus cases skyrocket
  • Mobile court’s punishment in Monirampur sparks huge
  • Coronavirus cases rise to 48 in Bangladesh
  • The new hot line number for coronavirus: 01944333222
At a Glance
  • Coronavirus: Int’l passenger flights to remain suspended until April 7
  • Corona fight: Govt asks law enforcers not to do excesses
  • Disinfectants to be sprayed in each area of capital: LGRD minister
  • BRTA extends time for renewing vehicles fitness until June 30
  • COVID-19 pandemic: Beximco gives Tk15cr PPE to healthcare professionals
  • 10 million mobile subscribers left Dhaka before lockdown
  • Rangamati house under lockdown
  • Wuhan partly reopens after coronavirus lockdown
  • Four killed in Cox’s Bazar gunfights
  • Monirampur AC Land withdrawn for publicly humiliating elderly men
  • 3 burned dead in Dhaka fire
  • No new coronavirus case reported in 24 hrs: IEDCR
  • Rumors hampering fight against coronavirus in South Asia
  • Mobile court’s punishment in Monirampur sparks huge criticism
  • Coronavirus crisis: Global death toll now 27,359
  • Trump signs $2 trillion recovery plan as US virus cases skyrocket
  • 5 killed in Tangail road crash
  • Armed Forces mark safe distance in public places
  • Medical services badly affected in Barishal
  • Nagad to continue service during general holidays
  • Knitwear factories to remain shut till April 4
  • Asian markets mostly up, dollar sinks on stimulus pledges
  • N Ireland sportswear factory scrubs up in virus fight
  • BGMEA explains stand over factory closure
  • No problem if SBNCS used as quarantine centre: BCB
  • Adv Sanaullah Miah no more
  • 969 deaths recorded in Italy as pandemic nears peak
  • ‘Avengers’, ‘Harry Potter’ series and other films to re-release in China
  • Angelina Jolie donates $1M to No Kid Hungry campaign
  • Prabhas donates Rs 4 crore for fight against Covid-19
  • Two doctors among 4 new virus patients
  • Prices of essentials stable
  • World News
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    Metro
    Disinfectants to be sprayed in each area of capital: LGRD minister
Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGRD) minister Md Tazul Islam on Saturday said they will spray disinfectants in each area of the…
    Rangamati house under lockdown Local administration has put a house under lockdown after detecting presence of a man with coronavirus symptoms there at West Muslimpara Block in Baghaichari…
  • 3 burned dead in Dhaka fire
  • Armed Forces mark safe distance in public places
  • Medical services badly affected in Barishal
  • Bangladesh
    BRTA extends time for renewing vehicles fitness until June 30 The Road Transport and Highways Division extended time for renewing vehicles’ fitness until June 30 if it expires within the ongoing holiday.   Vehicle owners will be able to renew the clearance without paying any fine, said Abu Naser, public relations officer of Road Transport and Highways…
    10 million mobile subscribers left Dhaka before lockdown
About 10 million mobile subscribers left the capital after the government declared 10-day general holidays to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country from March 26. Big Gen Ziaul Ahsan, director, National Telecom Monitoring Centre (NTMC), said 1.6 million of them are Banglalink subscribers,…
  • Four killed in Cox’s Bazar gunfights
  • 5 killed in Tangail road crash
  • Politics
    Khaleda won’t do politics during 6-month bail BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, who was freed from prison on the 25th of this month in an executive order of the government, unlikely to get involved in active politics until her medical conditions improve and she is released on bail by a court. Party policymakers said they were giving priority to proper…
    Coronavirus crisis: Quader urges affluent people to stand by the poor Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday urged the rich and wealthy people to stand by the poor and the destitute during coronavirus crisis. He made the call while speaking at a press conference at the AL president’s Dhanmondi political office in Dhaka. Quader, also the road…
  • Khaleda in good mood at Firoza
  • Nat’l unity to beat coronavirus: AL
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    • Munich, Bavaria, DEUTSCHLAND : A cyclist passes the setting sun in the Olympic park in Munich, southern Germany, after a sunny cold spring day on March 23, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Pristina : A peacock butterfly gathers pollen on a blooming branch of an apricot tree, near the town of Pristina on March 21, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • A staff of Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital cleans the hospital bed yesterday as part of protective measures taken against coronavirus outbreak. The number of general patients, however, has dropped significantly due to coronavirus fear. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO
    • Dubai : Shows a general view of Dubai. No shisha pipe sessions, deserted streets, mosques and shopping malls, drones in the sky broadcasting public health warnings -- the new coronavirus has turned life upside down in Gulf societies. on March 15, 2020 AFP PHOTO
    • France : A bike rider passes under a blooming magnolia tree in central Strasbourg, eastern France on March 13, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Rome : A lonely tourist takes a selfie photo from a deserted terrace at Capitoline Hill (Campidoglio) overlooking the Temple of Saturn (L) in the ancient Roman Forum, on March 13, 2020 in Rome. AFP PHOTO
    • Piazza San Silvestro in downtown Rome yesterday see a thin presence of people, who sit at a safe distance from one another, as Italy imposed unprecedented countrywide lockdown on its 60 million people to control the deadly coronavirus. AFP PHOTO
    • Colombia : A Macaw (Ara chloroptera) is photographed at the zoo in Cali, Colombia, on March 6, 2020. Colombia is the country with the highest number of bird diversity in the world, being home to about 1,934 species -one fifth of all known bird species. AFP PHOTO
    • Germany : A surfer tries to jumps in the waves of the lake Ammersee in front of the Alp mountains near the village of Herrsching, southern Germany, during stormy weather with temperatures by seven degrees on March 6, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Greece : TOPSHOT - Lightning strikes behind the chapel of Panagia Gorgona in the village of Skala Sykamias, north of Lesbos, on February 27, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    A policeman draws circles on the street using paint in front of a medicine shop in Patuakhali to encourage people to maintain social distancing while
standing in a queue, as part of various measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO A policeman draws circles on the street using paint in front of a medicine shop in Patuakhali…
    The atrium lobby of Jamuna Future Park in the capital and shops and office spaces surrounding it look deserted yesterday as eerie feelings over
coronavirus spread dawns on the capital as well as the whole country. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM The atrium lobby of Jamuna Future Park in the capital and shops and office spaces surrounding…
    A NOBLE INITIATIVE: Local government staffers yesterday ready some food packs in the form of aid for people of Shibchar in Madaripur which was
locked down earlier due to risks of spreading coronavirus by returnees from Italy and other affected countries of the world. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO A NOBLE INITIATIVE: Local government staffers yesterday ready some food packs in the form…
    While authorities discourage mass gatherings, people in large number reach Barishal from Dhaka amid risk as they have taken no measures to
protect themselves from coronavirus. The photo was taken from Barishal Launch Terminal yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO While authorities discourage mass gatherings, people in large number reach Barishal from Dhaka…
    Environment
    Tortoise lays 21 eggs in Sundarban’s Karamjal

    Tortoise lays 21 eggs in Sundarban’s Karamjal

    A rare species of tortoise known as 'Batagur Baska' laid 21 eggs at Tortoise Breeding Centre at Karamjal Wildlife Breeding Centre of the Sundarbans under Khulna district. Md Azad Kabir, in-charge…
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    Pharma chiefs expect coronavirus vaccine in 12-18 months
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