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HSC, equivalent examinations may begin in late September

The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations of this year are likely to begin at the end of September or beginning of the October, according to media report. Sources concerned revealed that the education boards of the country are taking necessary preparations in this connection. The HSC and equivalent examinations of 2020 were supposed to be held in ...

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Bangladesh’s per capita income hits $2,064

The per capita income in Bangladesh has risen from $1,909 to $2,064 despite the impact of Novel Coronavirus pandemic. The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistic (BBS) revealed the figures as provisional data on Tuesday. The data also revealed that the Bangladesh Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at 5.24 percent in the fiscal year 2019-20. However, the GDP growth was 8.15 percent, ...

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PSC, JSC examinations likely to be cancelled

The government is likely to cancel Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Junior School Certificate (JSC) examinations in a bid to prevent the transmission of novel coronavirus or Covid-19, says media report. The ministries are set to send Ministries are set to send proposals to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) for cancellation of this year’s Primary School Certificate (PSC), Junior School ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 33 more die, 2,996 test positive, 1,535 recover in 24hrs

Bangladesh on Tuesday saw the detection of another 2,996 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 263,503. During the period the country registered death of 33 new victims which increased total number of fatalities to 3,471. Health authorities reported that another 1,535 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number ...

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Momen wishes speedy recovery of Pranab Mukherjee

File Photo Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday wished for a speedy recovery of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee who was recently tested COVID-19 positive and underwent a successful brain surgery. Momen wrote a message to Mukherjee’s office mentioning that the former Indian President is always a trusted friend of Bangladesh. In the message, the foreign minister ...

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Bangladesh Betar to broadcast classes for primary students from August 12

State-run radio station Bangladesh Betar will broadcast classes for primary students alongside Sangsad Bangladesh Television from August 12. The government took the decision recently as the educational institutions remain closed due to Covid-19 pandemic since March 17. The virtual lessons titled “Ghore Bose Shikhi” will be broadcast through Bangladesh Betar and 16 community radio stations simultaneously, from Sunday to Thursday ...

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Coronavirus claims life of another police personnel

Another policeman has succumbed to the novel coronavirus infection, raising the death toll within the Bangladesh police to 66. Md Dalil Uddin Biswas, 58, an assistant sub-inspector of Jhenaidah Police Lines, breathed his last at Central Police Hospital in the capital around 10:00pm on Monday, said a press release of Police Headquarters. He was admitted to the hospital on July ...

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Govt asks administration for execution of law, awareness on wearing masks: cabinet secy

Amid the spike in coronavirus transmission, the government has asked the field-level administrations to conduct mobile court operations alongside gearing up awareness campaign to make people aware relating to use of masks to stem the deadly virus. The instruction came at a regular weekly cabinet meeting today with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina chairing the virtual meeting through a videoconference from ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 39 more die, 2,907 test positive, 2,067 recover in 24hrs

Bangladesh on Monday saw the detection of another 2,907 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 260,507. During the period the country registered death of 39 new victims which increased total number of fatalities to 3,438. Health authorities reported that another 2,067 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number ...

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ACC submits charge sheet against JP leader Kazi Firoz Rashid

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a charge sheet against Jatiya Party presidium member Kazi Firoz Rashid, MP, in a case filed for grabbing a government land. Investigation officer (IO) and ACC Deputy Director Jahangir Alam submitted the charge sheet in the court on Monday. ACC director (Public Relations) Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya confirmed the news. Earlier in 2016, the anti-graft ...

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