Thursday 9 April 2020 ,
Thursday 9 April 2020 ,
Breaking News
  • Total confirmed cases now 330 as death tolls rise to 21
  • Total confirmed cases now 330 as death tolls rise to 21
  • 112 new coronavirus cases detected; 1 dies in Bangladesh
  • 112 new coronavirus cases detected; 1 dies in Bangladesh
World News
India's poor hit hardest by virus lockdown With his rickshaw sitting idle outside his one-room shack, Sailesh Kumar is one…
Australia raids cruise ship; Taiwan demands WHO apology Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic:…
Coronavirus cases pass 15 lakh; death toll tops 88,000 The global death toll from coronavirus has reached 88,502 as of Thursday morning.…
Reader's Favourite
COVID-19: Nine die with cold, 6 test positive, four hospitalised
Metro
Tabligh devotee dies on quarantine in Rajshahi An elderly man, who returned from a Tablighi congregation, died in quarantine at Uttar Milikbhagha village in Bagha upazila on Wednesday.   The deceased…
Poverty-stricken man commits ‘suicide’ in Jhenaidah Failing to bear the agony of abject poverty amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, a man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at Dalbhanga village…
  • DNCC requests people to refrain from visiting graveyards
  • Stand beside 90 lakh jobless transport workers: BJKS
  • Coronavirus: Villages ‘willingly go into lockdown’ in Ctg
  • Bangladesh
    PM mourns death of Amtali Upazila AL president Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday expressed deep shock at the death of Amtali Upazila Awami League (AL) president GM Delwar Hossain in Barguna district. In a condolence message, she prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family members. GM…
    Kurigram EED engineer dies from fever, breathing problems A deputy assistant engineer of Kurigram office of the Education Engineering Department (EED), who had been undergoing treatment at Rangpur Medical College Hospital with fever, cold and respiratory problem, has died.   The deceased was identified as Zubaidul Islam. Executive Engineer of Kurigram…
  • Coronavirus: Restrictions imposed on vehicular movement
  • Coronavirus: 120 prisoners to be released in Jashore
  • Politics
    Boost efforts to bring back Bangabandhu’s absconding killers: Quader Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday urged the authorities concerned to bolster efforts to bring back the fugitive killers of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. "Strong efforts are ongoing to bring back the convicted killers who’re hiding abroad.…
    Oikya Front seeks national consensus to tackle coronavirus Calling for forging a national consensus to tackle the coronavirus crisis, Jatiya Oikya Front, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, on Tuesday placed a five-point proposal. In a statement, the senior leaders of the opposition alliance also said it is not possible to overcome any disaster with a “narrow and…
  • Quader urges party men to stand by distressed people
  • Ex-MP MA Jabbar dies
  • Sports
    Sabbir urges fans to stay home

Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman has urged people to stay at home in this time of coronavirus pandemic so that the spread of the virus can be…
  • Mahmudullah blessed with a baby boy
  • BCB plans to formulate exit strategy for COVID-19
  • Today's Print Edition
    In Focus
    Video
    Photo Gallery
    • France : Louis Bornot, owner of the "Cirque Circus", works with a horse at the location where his travelling circus caravan is parked during a strict lockdown in France aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020, AFP PHOTO
    • CANADA : A couple walk a pedestrian bridge at sunset as Toronto copes with a shutdown due to the Coronavirus, on April 1, 2020 in Toronto, Canada. AFP PHOTO
    • Dubai : A lone peacock walks along a street, past shops closed during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, in Dubai on April 1, 2020. AFP PHOTO
    • Vilnius : An old man feeds the birds on an empty square in the Old Town of Vilnius, Lithuania, on March 29, 2020, amid of the new coronavirus COVDI-19 pandemic. AFP PHOTo
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical distance amid risk of the deadly coronavirus
spread, to travel to the capital. The photo was taken from Kashipur area of Barishal yesterday. INDEPENDENT PHOTO People try hard to board a truck, ignoring the government’s guideline to maintain safe physical…
    Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in the capital yesterday as their management, like many others,
resumed production ignoring a BGMEA call to keep their factories shut in accordance with the government-announced holiday. PHOTO: NAZMUL ISLAM Garment workers, mostly called out on a short notice, work in a factory at Joar Sahara in…
    Low-income people, mostly rendered jobless by the ongoing closure over coronavirus spread, stand in queues to buy rice at Tk10 per kg from a
government truck-mounted shop, keeping social distance, at Sattola Slum of Mohakhali in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOT0 Low-income people, mostly rendered jobless by the ongoing closure over coronavirus spread,…
    The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck Stand in the capital
yesterday, leaving hundreds of transport workers out of works. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY The government’s countrywide closure forces these trucks, pickups to lie idle at Tejgaon Truck…
    Entertainment, Art & Culture
    Disney+ streaming service hits 50 million users
    The Walt Disney Company on Wednesday said its television streaming service has already won 50 million paid subscribers just five months after its launch in the US. Disney+ rolled out in India and eight Western European countries in recent weeks. About eight million…
    Environment
    Strays feel the bite as pandemic spreads

    Strays feel the bite as pandemic spreads

    As coronavirus forces billions of people around the world into lockdown, another sizeable population has also been hard hit -- stray animals. While pet owners in many countries are still allowed to walk…
    Life Style
    Health & Life Style
    World short of 6 million nurses: WHO
    As COVID-19 captures global headlines, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned…
    Flowery touch to enhance beauty
    After a rather dull winter, though we absolutely loved the trends, we need a fresh…
    Self-isolation: Play out fashion fantasies
    We’re all bored out of our skulls by now in the wake of the imposed lockdown…
    Science & Tech
    Samsung Electronics expects profit rise on coronavirus demand
    Samsung Electronics expects higher first-quarter profits, it said Tuesday,…
    Bangabandhu Parishad launches app for COVID-19 pre-test
    Bangabandhu Parishad’s Dhaka city chapter on Tuesday said they developed…
    Jobike service free for IEDCR staff
    Mobile application-based bicycle service Jobike has extended support to the…
    E-Paper
    Publications

    Copyright © All right reserved.

    Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

    Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
    Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

    Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
    Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
    Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

    Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
    ....................................................
    About Us
    ....................................................
    Contact Us
    ....................................................
    Advertisement
    ....................................................
    Subscription

    Powered by : Frog Hosting