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  • Total confirmed cases now 330 as death tolls rise to 21
  • 112 new coronavirus cases detected; 1 dies in Bangladesh
  • Holy Shab-e-Barat tonight; Islamic Foundation urges people to offer prayers from home amid coronavirus outbreak
  • Land tax payment deadline extended till May 13
  • Khaleda to remain in isolation until corona situation improves: Fakhrul
  • COVID-19: DU suspends academic activities for indefinite period
  • 2 children test positive for COVID-19 in Cumilla
  • Coronavirus Hotline Numbers: Hunting Number: 01944333222, DGHS: 16263, 333
At a Glance
  • RMG factory chairman dies from coronavirus
  • Two more diagnosed with coronavirus in Sherpur
  • 2,000-bed isolation unit being set up at Bashundhara Convention Centre: Minister
  • Taiwan demands apology from WHO chief over virus 'slander'
  • Nasim for further interrogation of Majed before execution of verdict
  • Paris Hilton's family donating $10 million to coronavirus relief efforts
  • ICC, WHO launch worldwide business survey to improve COVID-19 information flow
  • ICC, WHO launch worldwide business survey to improve COVID-19 information flow
  • Taiwan demands apology from WHO chief over virus 'slander'
  • Sonu Sood Offers His Juhu Hotel For Healthcare Workers
  • DNCC introduces hotlines to aid people during COVID-19 pandemic
  • BB re-fixes CRR at 4pc
  • OPEC, allies consider output cut after price crash
  • 59 more people fined for spreading coronavirus rumors in Rajshahi
  • Neymar welcome anytime at Barca, says Suarez
  • Coronavirus: 3 prisoners sent to isolation ward at Satkhira jail
  • British fair trade campaign group asks buyers to keep commitment
  • 2 more test positive for coronavirus in Keraniganj
  • Coronavirus: EU could fail over outbreak, warns Italy's Giuseppe Conte
  • PM calls for boosting int’l cooperation to fight Covid-19
  • Govt to provide support to continue fish, meat, egg, milk production: Minister
  • Chinese researchers identify key gene related to body height
  • Coronavirus: BSMMU professor tests positive
  • Coronavirus: Chandpur under lockdown, 177 quarantined
  • Journalist Roushanuzzaman laid to eternal rest
  • Coronavirus tips: 12 ways to keep you safe in home
  • BB cuts repo rate to 5.25pc
  • Chinese company, university and GSK to jointly develop vaccine for COVID-19
  • Coronavirus: Australia’s Bangladesh tour 2020 postponed
  • Hasan warns of tough actions against COVID-19 rumour creators
  • Bangladesh to bring back stranded nationals whenever possible: FM
  • RMG worker dies with fever, cough problem in Narsingdi
  • Covid-19: Pacer Rubel unhappy at politicians’ response to help poor
  • COVID-19: DU suspends academic activities for indefinite period
  • Corona in Sylhet: Restrictions imposed on vehicular movement
  • Strays feel the bite as pandemic spreads
  • Kurigram EED engineer dies from fever, breathing problems
  • Disney+ streaming service hits 50 million users
  • 2 children test positive for COVID-19 in Cumilla
  • Govt to provide support to continue fish, meat, egg, milk production: Minister
  • Singapore migrant workers live in fear as coronavirus hits dorms
  • India's poor hit hardest by virus lockdown
  • Australia raids cruise ship; Taiwan demands WHO apology
  • PM mourns death of Amtali Upazila AL president
  • 112 new coronavirus cases detected; 1 dies in Bangladesh
  • No bar to execute Bangabandhu’s killer Abdul Majed
  • Coronavirus: Restrictions imposed on vehicular movement
  • Coronavirus: 120 prisoners to be released in Jashore
  • Bangladesh’s revenue collection to fall short amid corona fallout
  • Holy Shab-e-Barat tonight
  • Coronavirus cases pass 15 lakh; death toll tops 88,000
  • COVID-19: Nine die with cold, 6 test positive, four hospitalised
  • Police take tougher approach in coronavirus battle
  • WHO chief urges end to 'politicisation' of virus
  • World News
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    112 new coronavirus cases detected; 1 dies in Bangladesh
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    COVID-19: DU suspends academic activities for indefinite period
The authorities of Dhaka University (DU) on Thursday suspended  all classes and exams for an  indefinite period due to the crisis  created…
    Corona in Sylhet: Restrictions imposed on vehicular movement The local administration has imposed a restriction on the plying of all kinds of vehicles, including rickshaws and auto-rickshaws, in Sylhet town…
  • 2 children test positive for COVID-19 in Cumilla
  • Tabligh devotee dies on quarantine in Rajshahi
  • Poverty-stricken man commits ‘suicide’ in Jhenaidah
  • Bangladesh
    RMG factory chairman dies from coronavirus The chairman of Prince Garments (pvt) Ltd died from coronavirus on Thursday. Md Taslim Akhter breathed his last at 3:30pm while undergoing treatment at Kuwait-Bangladesh Friendship Hospital, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) said in a press note. His namaz-e-janaza and…
    2,000-bed isolation unit being set up at Bashundhara Convention Centre: Minister Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Thursday said a decision has been made to set up a 2,000-bed isolation unit at Bashundhara Convention Centre. “The work will begin within 15-20 days after the completion of all formalities,” he said while speaking at the daily health bulletin broadcast from…
  • Coronavirus: Chandpur under lockdown, 177 quarantined
  • 2 more test positive for coronavirus in Keraniganj
  • Politics
    Nasim for further interrogation of Majed before execution of verdict Awami League (AL) Presidium member Mohammed Nasim today demanded of the government to further interrogate arrested Bangabandhu murder trial convict sacked military captain Abdul Majed before the execution of his death penalty. “This death sentence (of Majed) must be executed… But it’s…
    Hasan warns of tough actions against COVID-19 rumour creators Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Thursday warned that the government would take stern actions against those involved in spreading rumours over coronavirus. “No matter whether rumours are spread from home or abroad, the government will take stern actions against the rumour creators,”…
  • Khaleda to remain in isolation until corona situation improves: Fakhrul
  • Boost efforts to bring back Bangabandhu’s absconding killers: Quader
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    • 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…
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