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  • 2 more infected with coronavirus: DGHS
  • Coronavirus: Global death toll reaches 47,232
  • Army, police to go tough from today
  • Now 10,000 COVID-19 tests possible a day
  • Ex-minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif passes away
  • US coronavirus death toll exceeds 5,000
  • Govt extends shut down till April 11
  • 1 more dies of coronavirus, 3 new cases confirmed: Health minister
  • Japan's Fujifilm starts Avigan trial to treat coronavirus
  • Saudi official urges Muslims to delay hajj plans over virus
  • Coronavirus 'greatest test since WW2: UN chief
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: Hunting Number: 01944333222, DGHS: 16263, 333
At a Glance
  • ADB provides $1.34 m to avoid skills trainees’ drop out due to Coronavirus
  • 25 held in Chapainawabganj for defying coronavirus restrictions
  • 1,000 samples of corona suspects to be tested by Friday: DGHS
  • FBCCI distributing PPE, masks to hospitals, essential service workers
  • 1,000 samples of corona suspects to be tested by Friday: DGHS
  • BNP demands police security for Khaleda
  • No new dengue case reported in 24 hrs
  • Banks to remain open from 10am to 3pm during general holidays
  • PM asks all on-duty govt officials, employees to use masks
  • Coronavirus: 91 top Bangladeshi cricketers to donate their 15-day salary
  • Oceans can be successfully restored by 2050
  • PM asks all on-duty govt officials to use masks
  • British Airways expected to suspend 36,000 staff
  • Coronavirus: Australian scientists begin tests of potential vaccines
  • Tablighi Jamaat: The group blamed for new Covid-19 outbreak in India
  • 10 things doctors do to protect themselves from coronavirus
  • Erdogan, Putin discuss on preventing coronavirus
  • PM mourns death of ex-land minister Shamsur Rahman
  • Coronavirus: Disney donates 100,000 N95 masks
  • Jubo League leader shot dead in Rangamati
  • Coronavirus: Bangladeshi Canadian suggests bringing volunteers
  • Xi says China-India relations at new starting point
  • Italy's Coronavirus Death Toll Is Far Higher Than Reported
  • 2 more infected with coronavirus: DGHS
  • Coronavirus: 327 Japanese leave Dhaka
  • President mourns death of ex-land minister Shamsur Rahman
  • Coronavirus: Dhaka sees record fall in crimes
  • Coronavirus: Global death toll reaches 47,232
  • Ex-minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif passes away
  • British Airways expected to suspend 36,000 staff
  • US coronavirus death toll exceeds 5,000
  • Coronavirus: Oil prices rise on hopes of a price war truce
  • Corona fallout spells disaster for millions of poor Bangladeshis: Economists
  • Badshah’s ‘Genda Phool’ said to be plagiarised
  • ‘Surviving 71’ gets release date
  • Jahanara didn’t celebrate her 27th birthday
  • Morgan says England could field two teams at same time
  • 5G certainly delayed in Europe, UK
  • Bata distributes 7,200 PPE to healthcare workers
  • News media with you as we expect you will be with us
  • 1 more dies, 3 new cases
  • Rohingyas vulnerable to COVID-19 infections
  • 3,000 to be freed from prison
  • World News
    Tablighi Jamaat: The group blamed for new Covid-19 outbreak in India Who are the Tablighi Jamaat? The organisation was founded in 1926 in the northern…
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    Metro
    No new dengue case reported in 24 hrs No new dengue case was reported in the last 24 hours until 8am on Thursday, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). According to daily…
    Jubo League leader shot dead in Rangamati A local leader of Jubo League was gunned down by miscreants at Chitmarme Headman Para in Kaptai upazila on Wednesday night.   The deceased was identified…
  • RMCH starts conducting coronavirus tests
  • Woman with fever, cold dies in Satkhira
  • SUST to hold online classes
  • Bangladesh
    25 held in Chapainawabganj for defying coronavirus restrictions Shibganj upazila administration fined 53 people in different areas for roaming the streets violating the restrictions to prevent coronavirus from Thursday morning to noon. Shimul Akhter, Shibganj upazila nirbahi officer said  they were fined as they came out of home defying the restrictions imposed…
    Coronavirus: Bangladeshi Canadian suggests bringing volunteers Bangladeshi expatriates living in Canada are worried about the coronavirus situation both in Canada and Bangladesh as it continues to ravage the entire world, says an expatriate.   He says now volunteers need to come forward and extend their helping hands as there are many ways to get involved…
  • President mourns death of ex-land minister Shamsur Rahman
  • PM mourns death of ex-land minister Shamsur Rahman
  • Politics
    BNP demands police security for Khaleda BNP on Thursday demanded police security at Firoza, the Gulshan residence of its chairperson Kaleda Zia. The BNP chief has been there in the house since her release from jail on March 25 for six months on an executive order. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi made the demand at a press…
    Ex-minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif passes away Former land minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif, a parliamentarian from Pabna-4 constituency, passed away at a hospital in Dhaka early Thursday. He was 80. He breathed his last around 5:30am at United Hospital, said Golam Faruk Prince, general secretary of the ruling party’s Pabna unit. The five-time…
  • No politics, stand by people: Quader to BNP
  • BNP seeks national unity to deal with coronavirus
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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 group of sprayer vendors resort to sell their merchandises on a street of Nawabpur in
the capital yesterday outside their shops which are shuttered as per the government
direction over stemming the spread of coronavirus. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY A group of sprayer vendors resort to sell their merchandises on a street of Nawabpur in the…
    Poor and jobless people jostle for relief materials organised by the Dhaka Mohanagar Shop Owners’ Association in front of the National Press Club in
the capital yesterday moments after the food-laden truck reached the venue to help the helpless urban people. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Poor and jobless people jostle for relief materials organised by the Dhaka Mohanagar Shop…
    Although government last week suspends all public transport services to check the spread of novel coronavirus, a number of CNG-run auto rickshaws
ply the street defying the restriction. The photo was taken from Demra Staff Quarters area in the capital yesterday. FOCUS BANGLA PHOTO Although government last week suspends all public transport services to check the spread of…
    Some hungry people, rendered jobless in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in the country, run after a vehicle carrying
food aid in the capital’s Hatirjheel area as the 10-day (March 26 to April 4) closure, leaving the number of odd and
menial jobs nosedived. PHOTO: SUMANTA CHAKRABORTY Some hungry people, rendered jobless in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in the country, run…
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