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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : More 43 die, 3,809 test positive, 1,409 recover in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Sunday recorded 43 deaths from coronavirus in the span of 24 hours, raising the death toll to 1,738. The number of total COVID-19 patients also surged to 1,37,787 to as the health authorities confirmed the detection of 3,809 new cases across the country during the same period. Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) ...

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3 killed in Tangail road accident

Three people were killed in a road accident on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Postkamuri Charpara area in Mirzapur upazila of Tangail early Sunday. The identities of the deceased could not be known yet. According to police sources, a Bogura-bound truck overturned on the island of the road as its driver lost control over the steering at 1:00 am in the area, ...

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Feni district AL president dies from Covid-19

Advocate Akramuzzaman, president of Feni district Awami League unit, died of coronavirus at a hospital in the capital on Sunday morning. He was 75. He breathed his last at Dhaka Combined Military Hospital (CMH) this morning while undergoing treatment. Asadujjaman Dara, a nephew of Akramujjaman, confirmed the news. Firstly, he had been taking treatment at home after suffering from fever ...

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Bangladesh police to be like developed countries by 2041: IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Benazir Ahmed on Saturday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s dream is to develop Bangladesh Police like the police forces of developed countries by 2041. IGP made this remarks after inaugurating Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s (DMP) Uttara Regional Police Lines barrack building at Diabari in the capital. IGP said police services should be reached to the ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh: More 34 die, 3,504 test positive, 1,185 recover in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Saturday recorded 34 deaths from coronavirus in the span of 24 hours, raising the death toll to 1,695. The number of total COVID-19 patients also surged to 1,33,978 to as the health authorities confirmed the detection of 3,504 new cases across the country during the same period. Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) ...

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Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi recovers from Covid-19

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi, who tested positive for COVID-19 on June 17, has fully recovered from his infection as of Saturday. The minister was discharged from Ever Care Hospital (former Apollo Hospital) this morning, said his personal assistant Kamruzzaman Chowdhury Tuhin. “He tested negative for coronavirus in two consecutive tests and he is now doing well,” he said.

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Northern districts may face flooding

The northern region in the country may face moderate flooding as the major rivers are swelling due to the onrush of water from the upstream across the border in India. Kurigram, Gaibandha, Jamalpur, Sirajganj, Bogura, Tangail, Rajbari, and Munshiganj, are likely to face flooding, according to Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC). Brahmaputra and Jamuna rivers and their tributaries may ...

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Bangladesh seeks cooperation of ISA in realizing its ‘blue economy’ objectives

Bangladesh Permanent Representative to the UN Rabab Fatima has said they will require access to equitable sharing of marine resources, especially in areas beyond national jurisdiction to fully realize the potentials of blue economy for the socio-economic development of the country. Ambassador Fatima made the remarks while speaking at the “Ambassadorial Briefing on Equitable sharing of benefits from sustainable development ...

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Bangladeshi youth killed in South Africa road crash

A Bangladeshi national was killed in a road accident on Heidelberg Road in Johannesburg area of South Africa on Friday. The deceased was identified as Sujon, 23, hailing from Purba Chandpur village in Sonaimuri upazila of Noakhali. Sharif Uddin, an expatriate from Noakhali living in South Africa, confirmed the information to media. He said that Spring-bound a goods-laden car from ...

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Bangladesh Bank adviser Kajemi dies from Covid-19

Bangladesh Bank’s change management adviser and former deputy governor Allah Malik Kazemi has died from Covid-19. The adviser of the central bank breathed his last at 5:00 pm on Friday while being treated at the Ever Care Hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh Bank sources said. Kazemi had been undergoing treatment at the hospital for several days after he was tested positive ...

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