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Coronavirus: Govt cancels Independence Day ceremonies

Photo: PID The government has cancelled the Independence Day ceremonies, including placing wreaths at the National Memorial, on March 26 amid the rise in coronavirus cases. Besides, the civic reception at Bangabhaban marking the Independence Day and the Swadhinata Padak, the highest state award, distribution programme has also been cancelled. The decision was taken after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held ...

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Road accident kills 13 in Chattogram

At least 1 people were killed and two others injured in a fatal road accident at Padua in Lohagarah Upazila on Saturday night. However, the identities of the victims could not be known immediately. Officer-in-Charge of Lohagara Police Station Zakir Hossain told that the accident took place at Chunti forest office area on Dhaka-Cox’s Bazar Highway around 10:15pm. A truck ...

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Imports of medical supplies plummet as demand in US soars

Photo : In this file photo, a traveler uses hand sanitizer from a dispenser at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix.   The critical shortage of medical supplies across the U.S., including testing swabs, protective masks, surgical gowns and hand sanitizer, can be tied to a sudden drop in imports, mostly from China, The Associated Press has found. Trade data shows ...

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590 recovered COVID-19 patients discharged on Chinese mainland

Chinese medical team experts and Italian doctors pose for a photo in Padua, Italy, March 18, 2020. (Chinese Medical Team)   A total of 590 patients of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were discharged from hospital Friday on the Chinese mainland, according to the National Health Commission. Altogether 71,740 patients had been discharged from hospital after recovery by the end ...

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Trump says currently not considering nationwide lockdown

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that he currently does not consider a nationwide lockdown to keep all Americans at home. “I don’t think so,” Trump said when asked during a press briefing at the White House. “Essentially you’ve do that in California. You’ve done that in New York. Those are two hotbeds.” “You go out to the Midwest, you ...

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Ways to spend time with kids at home during Coronavirus spread

Coronavirus cases are increasing rapidly across the world. The general advice these days is to stay at home as much as possible. And that’s for your own health first and then the people’s health around you. So what is the best way to spend your time while you are off from work and away from socialising? This time will provide ...

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30 days that brought the world to the brink of a depression

The novel coronavirus outbreak is raging in China, but fewer than 1,000 people have been infected outside the country. With the virus out of sight and mostly out of mind, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stands just shy of 30,000 points, driven by the longest US economic expansion in history. What investors couldn’t know is that over the next 30 ...

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Coronavirus: Kajol brings back daughter Nysa from Singapore after school shuts down

Bollywood Actress Kajol flew to Singapore to bring back her daughter Nysa, after the latter’s school shut down over the spread of coronavirus. According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, the actor and Nysa returned on Wednesday.Nysa has been studying in an international school in Singapore for a while now. She is often spotted with her parents on her many holidays ...

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Ireland-Bangladesh cricket series postponed due to coronavirus

Ireland’s seven-match series against Bangladesh became on Saturday the latest casualty to be inflicted on the cricket calendar by the coronavirus pandemic. The three one-day internationals in Belfast and four Twenty20 matches in England, scheduled to take place in May, have been postponed in line with British and Irish government advice against the staging of sporting events with mass gatherings ...

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Second corona death, 4 new infections reported in Bangladesh

One more person succumbed to the Corona virus infection in Bangladesh today taking the death toll to 2. The person who succumbed to the infection was 70 years old and had many other serious co-morbidity factors. Four more new cases of Corona infection have also been detected on Saturday taking the total number of infected to 24. Informing about the ...

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