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Coronavirus in Bangladesh: 1,694 new cases, 24 deaths reported in 24 hrs

Bangladesh witnessed further surge in croronavirus cases as 1,694 new patients tested positive in the span of 24 hours till Friday, raising the total cases to 30,205. During the period, 24 more people died from the fast spreading COVID-19 disease, taking the death tally to 432. Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima ...

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PM phones Mamata, enquires about losses caused by Amphan

File photo. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday called Chief Minister of Indian state of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee and enquired about the damages caused by the super cyclone Amphan. “The premier phoned the West Bengal chief minister at about 11:10 am and enquired about the damages due to the cyclone in the state,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said. ...

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EX-AL MP dies with Coronavirus symptoms in Bogura

Former Awami League lawmaker Kamrunnahar Putul has died with Covid-19 like symptoms at a hospital in Bogra. She was 65. She breathed her last at Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital around 11:15pm on Thursday. Confirming the news, Dr Samir Hossain Mishu, Sadar upazila health and family planning officer, said Putul was suffering from fever and diarrhoea after returning ...

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SSC results on May 31

The results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on May 31. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will publish the results from her official residence Ganabhaban in the capital at 10:00am on that day through video conference. The education ministry confirmed this information on Thursday, according to media report.Mentionable, the SSC and its equivalent examinations ...

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13 killed in Gaibandha road crash

At least 13 people were killed as a truck overturned on a road in Dublagari area of Polashbari upazila in Gaibandha district on Thursday morning. Masudur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Polashbari Police Station, said the Rangpur-bound rod-laden truck from Dhaka overturned around 8 am when its driver lost control over the steering, leaving 13 people dead on the spot. Identities of ...

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Covid-19: Bangladesh reports record 22 deaths, 1,773 cases in 24 hrs

Bangladesh recorded the highest coronavirus deaths in a single day as 22 more people died of the deadly disease in the last 24 hours, taking the body count to 408. However, Bangladesh also recorded the highest single day cases from coronavirus infection as 1,773 more people tested positive in the last 24 hours. With the latest figure, the number of ...

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Sundarbans once again stand against cyclone as savior

Sundarbans once again appeared as savior by resisting the severe cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ as it lashed coastal resort’s upazilas here last evening and continuing its destruction till early hours of on Thursday before becoming a land deep depression. Super cyclone Amphan hit southwestern Bangladesh coastlines bordering India coast last evening with pounding winds and torrential rains, inflating sea waters causing ...

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Cyclone Amphan loses intensity, 12 killed in Bangladesh

At least twelve people were killed in seven districts while super cyclone Amphan battered the country’s south-western part on Wednesday night. Among the victims, three are from Pirojpur, two each are from Patuakhali, Jashore and Satkhira, and one each from Bhola, Laxmipur, Chattogram. However, the cyclone Amphan which was centred over the district of Satkhira and adjoining areas has moved ...

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Dhaka, Delhi sign 2nd Addendum on Inland Water Transit and Trade Protocol

Bangladesh and India on Wednesday inked the second addendum to the protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade between the two neighbouring countries. The deal was signed in Dhaka by Riva Ganguly Das, High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh on behalf of India; and by Mohammed Mezbah Uddin Chowdhury, Secretary Ministry of Shipping, on behalf of Bangladesh.​ Bangladesh and India ...

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About 24 lakh people moved to cyclone centres: Minister

Dr Md. Enamur Rahaman, state minister for the ministry of Disaster Management and Relief on Wednesday said that around 24 lakh people have been evacuated to cyclone centres in coastal districts until 2:30 pm on Wednesday as cyclonic storm Amphan nearing towards Bangladesh southern coasts. Enamur Rahman in a virtual press conference on Wednesday afternoon came up with this statement. ...

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