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Police have launched movement pass

Bangladesh Police launched ‘movement pass’ for people, who want to go out for emergencies during the strict restrictions, imposed to tackle the worsening situation of coronavirus, which is going into effect from Wednesday. People can obtain the pass by visiting: movementpass.police.gov.bd but it must be for emergencies.Conditional permission will be granted for a specified period of time. Inspector General of Police ...

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Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 69 deaths in a day

Bangladesh has recorded 69 Covid-19 deaths in a day. The death toll climbed to 9,891 after 69 fatalities were registered in the 24 hours to 8:00am Tuesday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The country has recorded 6,028 new cases of the coronavirus, taking the tally to 697,985. The government launched a vaccination campaign on February 7 ...

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5-km long tailback on Dhaka-Chattogram highway

A 5-kilometre long tailback has been created on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Burichong upazila in Cumilla district ahead of a fresh lockdown to be imposed from Wednesday. Anisur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Mainamati Highway Police Station, said the tailback has been created since Tuesday morning stretching from Kachua point to Chandina point in the upazila following heavy pressure of vehicles including goods-laden ...

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Hungry people are not bothered about lockdown, coronavirus: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday said hungry people are not bothered about the lockdown and the coronavirus. “The number of this group of people is a lot.” Speaking at a press conference at the BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office, Fakhrul alleged that the government is going to enforce a complete lockdown in the country to contain Covid ...

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Don’t want to see anyone on roads during lockdown: IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed has said that police do not want to see unnecessary movement on roads and outside of homes during the strict lockdown starting from April 14. He came up with the statements while launching the “Police Movement Pass” app on Tuesday at Rajarbagh Police Lines in the capital. “We don’t want to see anyone ...

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Abdul Matin Khasru on life support

Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President and Awami League lawmaker Abdul Matin Khasru has been put on life support at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka on Tuesday. He has been placed on life support at 11:30am as his condition worsened. Md Mohin Miah, personal assistant of the lawmaker, confirmed the matter to media. Earlier, the lawyer was shifted to ...

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Global peace turned more challenging amid pandemic: PM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said ensuring global peace has become far more challenging than in the past due to the Covid-19 pandemic. “With the advent of invisible enemies like the coronavirus, the rapid spread of technology, and the advancement of time, new elements of threats have emerged,” she said. The Prime Minister was speaking at the closing ceremony ...

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Highest 20 allowed in Taraweeh, daily prayers

The Religious Affairs Ministry has issued four directives over offering prayers at mosques from April 14 until further notice. As per the directives, highest 20 musullis including khatib, imam, hafez, muajjin and khadem can attend the taraweeh and five time prayers. Besides, musullis can offer the Jum’a prayer maintaining the health guidelines and social distancing. The directives requested the musullis ...

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Case over Shafi’s death: Report submitted against Babunagari among 43

The Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) on Monday submitted a report before the court over the death of Hefajat-e-Islam’s supreme leader Shah Ahmad Shafi. In the report, the PBI accused 43 persons including the party’s Ameer Junayed Babunagari, Joint Secretary General Mamunul Haque and Organising Secretary Azizul Haque Islamabadi. PBI submitted the report with Chattogram Judicial Judge Court-3 in the ...

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Covid-19: Bangladesh reports highest ever 83 deaths in a day

With the deaths of 83 more people in the last 24 hours until 8:00 am on Monday, Bangladesh’s Covid-19 death count now stands at 9,822. This is the highest daily death counts since the pandemic hit the country on March last year. On Sunday, the country saw 78 Covid-19 deaths and 77 deaths on Saturday. During this timeline, 7,201 fresh ...

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