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Govt to recruit 2000 doctors, 4000 nurses: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday told Parliament that the government will recruit 2,000 doctors and 4,000 nurses to ensure healthcare services for the Covid-19 patients. “[The government] has created 2,000 more posts of doctors. We’ll recruit 4,000 more nurses and I’ve already given this directive to the Health Minister. They’ll be recruited soon,” she said joining the general discussion ...

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Noted journalist Mozammel Haque dies of Covid -19

Weekly Ajker Surjodoy chief editor and freedom fighter Khondaker Mozammel Haque died at a city hospital on Monday at the age of 70. Mozammel Haque breathed his last at about 4pm at AMZ Hospital in Badda. The columnist was admitted to the hospital on Sunday with coronavirus symptoms. Meanwhile, the JPC in a statement expressed profound shock at the death of ...

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1.47 lakh people affected as flood situation in Jamalpur worsens

The flood situation in Jamalpur district further deteriorated as water level of the major river Jamuna continued to flow above the danger level affecting one lakh 47 thousand 632 people. Water Development Board sources, said water level of the Jamuna rose by 26 cm and was flowing at 84 cm which is much higher than the danger level at Bahadurabad ...

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Swadhin Bangla Football team member Lutfur Rahman dies

Swadhin Bangla Football team member Md Lutfur Rahman died in Jashore on Monday morning. He breathed his last at 8:45 at his residence after suffering from paralysis for a long time. Former BKSP hockey head coach Kawsar Ali confirmed the news of his death to media. He survived by his wife, only son and only daughter and numerous well wishers ...

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Bodies of 32 Buriganga launch capsize victims recovered

Bodies of 32 people have been recovered as a launch capsized in the Buriganga river after it was hit by another launch on Monday morning at Shyambazar area of Old Dhaka, . Of the victims, 25 are men, five women and two children. However, the identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. Divers recovered the bodies from the ...

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Senior defence secretary Mohsin Chowdhury dies from Covid-19

Senior defence secretary Abdullah Al Mohsin Chowdhury died from COVID-19 at a hospital in the capital on Monday morning. He breathed his last at 9:30 am while undergoing treatment at Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka. Additional Secretary of Defense Selina Haque confirmed the death to media. Abdullah Al Mohsin Chowdhury became Defence Secretary in January this year. Later on June ...

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Ex-MP of BNP Ahia passes away

Former Member of Parliament (MP) of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in Sirajganj-6 (Shahjadpur) constituency Kamruddin Ahia Khan Majlish (Sarwar) died of cardiac arrest at a private hospital in the capital early Monday. He was 66. Ahia Khan, who was a member of the party’s central executive committee, breathed his last at 2:30 am while undergoing treatment at Dhanmondi’s Medinova Hospital ...

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Digital Bangladesh a gift to nation from Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has made a dream come true by transforming Bangladesh into a digital country, which has paved the way for the people to get their necessary services digitally. People are getting their desired services through digital platforms. Students now get exam results online, farmers can know the prices of their agri produce thanks to the country’s digitisation. ...

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Ex-Bogura MP Dr Shahjahan dies from coronavirus

Former Member of Parliament from Bogura-5 (Dhunat-Sherpur) constituency Dr Shahjahan Ali Talukder died from coronavirus infection at a hospital in the capital on Sunday morning. He was 65. Shahjahan Ali, former president of district Jatiya Party, breathed his last at 11:00 am while undergoing treatment at Intensive Care unit of city’s Combined Military Hospital (CMH). The freedom fighter hailing from ...

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