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  • Coronavirus: Global death toll reaches 47,232
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  • 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
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Pvt healthcare providers want to join fight against COVID-19

Pvt healthcare providers want 
to join fight against COVID-19
With many countries witnessing their testing and medical facilities overwhelmed due to the spread of novel coronavirus, the private healthcare providers in Bangladesh are now urging the government to involve them in testing and treatment of COVID-19 patients to help country better prepare in the event of a large-scale outbreak. Owners of private hospitals and diagnostic centres feel that it is necessary to allow them to carry out diagnostic tests and treatment to efficiently check the ongoing pandemic. The state-run IEDCR has been the lone institution for testing novel coronavirus infections until the government recently introduced the test at a dozen other state-run facilities across the country. Only three government hospitals – Kuwait…

‘Inform police before
food, relief distribution’

‘Inform police before food, relief distribution’

Police Headquarters yesterday urged different organisations and individuals to inform police before going for distributing food and relief materials. The call was made to avoid mass gathering and maintain social distancing, said Md Sohel Rana, assistant inspector general (AIG-Media) of Police Headquarters.…
Dhaka sees record fall in crimes

Dhaka sees record fall in crimes

The number of criminal activities in the capital city has declined dramatically as most city dwellers are now staying indoors amid closure of most offices, shopping malls, shops and educational institutions after the government announced a general holiday to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus. The…
Lockdown extension prudent move

Lockdown extension prudent move

While the UN is calling the global Coronavirus outbreak the biggest crisis since the Second World War, many countries in the world are extending their national lockdowns in order to stem the spread of the virus. Bangladesh has also extended the ten-day general holiday till April 11, taking the closure…
Bangabandhu and the 
contemporary writers

Bangabandhu and the contemporary writers

Bangabandhu became the greatest Bengali of all time by the BBC poll in 2004. Besides his remarkable political career, he also had affection for literature—which was newly revealed after reading his books: “Karagarer Rojnamcha” (Prison Diaries), and “Oshomapto Attojiboni”…
BB needs to mobilise
Tk 24,000cr: MCCI

BB needs to mobilise Tk 24,000cr: MCCI

The Bangladesh Bank will need to act fast and mobilise around Tk 16,000 crore to Tk 24,000 crore initially to the country’s economy to face the impact of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) which is now sweeping over the world. Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce of Industry (MCCI) in consultation with…
Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees

Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees

Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees when the bloc faced a migration crisis five years ago, the European Court of Justice ruled yesterday. By ignoring an EU effort to share out refugees across the bloc, they “failed to fulfil their obligations under European…
Chhayanaut cancels Pahela Baishakh programme

Chhayanaut cancels Pahela Baishakh programme

Chhayanaut announced that it will not organise the annual Pahela Baishakh cultural festivity to welcome the Bengali new year at Ramna Park due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “Since 1967, Chhayanaut has been regularly arranging the traditional cultural festivity under the banyan tree at city’s…
Fresh fitness guidelines for Tigers

Fresh fitness guidelines for Tigers

Keeping the importance of players’ fitness level in mind, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has designed a guideline for maintaining a basic level of fitness and conditioning as well as mental health of cricketers who are at isolation following the nationwide shut down due to Covid-19 pandemic. As…
As humans away, other creatures stage comeback

As humans away, other creatures stage comeback

When humans are staying home in fear of contacting the coronavirus, other creatures of Mother Nature have staged a comeback to the world’s longest sea beach at Cox’s Bazar. A calm and placid ambience now prevails in the most frequently visited beach of the country, as the local authorities…
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