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Karnaphuli Tunnel Project makes “breakthrough” amid Covid-19

Karnaphuli Tunnel Project has achieved a “breakthrough” with the completion of the left line despite the coronavirus outbreak in the country. The project in Chattogram is constructed by China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC). Featured with two-tube four-lane of the shield section, the Karnaphuli Tunnel connects Chattogram city to the other side of Karnaphuli River. It is known that the Multi-Lane Road ...

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‘Working to implement Bangabandhu’s ideology’: PM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said that the government is keeping up its efforts to implement Bangabandhu’s ideology, aiming to present a beautiful life for Bangladeshis. “Since assuming office in 2009 the government is working tirelessly for present a beautiful life to the people by ensuring their basic needs. We’re continuing our efforts so that the people get food, ...

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Rawhide collection to drop by 40pc this Eid-ul-Azha

The traders are supposing that collection of rawhide might be dropped by 35 to 40 percent during Eid-ui-Azha this year as the number of animal sacrifice lowered comparing the last year due to corona crisis and floods. They estimated that about 60 to 70 lakh rawhide of Cow, Goat and Buffalos might be collected this year. Last year, the number ...

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Action to be taken in ex-army officer’s death after probe: Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said today that action will be taken into the incident of death of a retired army officer allegedly in police firing at Cox’s Bazar marine drive after investigation as a probe-body has already been formed to look into the matter. “We have already formed a probe-body. When the probe report would come, it will be ...

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ATN News official among 2 killed in Meherpur road crash

Two people, including a private satellite channel ATN News official, were killed after a truck hit their motorcycle in Pashu Hat area on Bamondi Betbaria road under Gangni upazila of Meherpur on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Makbul Hossain, 28, assistant manager of HR department in ATN News, son of Akram Hossain of Brajpur village of the upazila ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 22 more die, 886 test positive, 586 recover in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Sunday saw the detection of another 886 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 240,776. During the period the country registered death of 22 new victims which increased total number of fatalities to 3,154. Health authorities reported that another 586 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number ...

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WB okays $202 mn credit to enhance food storage capacity in Bangladesh

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved $202 million in additional financing for the Modern Food Storage Facilities Project to increase the storage capacity of Bangladesh’s national strategic grain reserves by 535,500 tons for 4.5 million households. The project is helping Bangladesh address food insecurity in challenging times, such as frequent climate-induced disasters or crisis situations like the ...

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Kuwait suspends flights from 31 countries including Bangladesh

Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended flights from 31 countries on the day it resumed commercial operations. Kuwait’s DGCA announced plans to restart operations on a three-phase basis, with operating capacity not exceeding 30 percent “in line with health requirements” in the first phase. The announcement today was based on advice from the country’s health authorities, aimed ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 21 more die, 2,199 test positive, 1,117 recover in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Saturday saw the detection of another 2,199 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 239,860. During the period the country registered death of 21 new victims which increased total number of fatalities to 3,132. Health authorities reported that another 1,117 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number ...

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Total six Eid congregations held at Baitul Mukarram

A total of six Eid congregations were held at the National mosque Baitul Mukarram in the capital on Saturday. The Muslims say Eid prayers following social distancing and health guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic. The first congregation was held at 7:00am, the second at 7:50am, the third at 8:45am, the fourth at 9:35am, the fifth Jamat at 10:30am while the ...

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