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Bangladeshi physician dies of coronavirus in US

A Bangladeshi doctor died from Covid-19 infection in a hospital at Connecticut of the United States on Friday. Dr Mustafizur Rahman, 68, breathed his last in Hartford Hospital while undergoing treatment. Earlier, he was infected with Covid-19 several days ago. He left behind his wife Lulu Rahman, son Raeed, relatives and many admirers to mourn his death. Dr Mustafizur Rahman ...

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Snake venom worth Tk 85 crore seized, 5 arrested

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) seized snake venom worth Tk 85 crore and arrested five smugglers from Dhaka’s Rampura police station area on Friday noon. The identities of the arrestees could not be known yet. Acting on a tip-off, a team of law enforcers carried out a drive at Chowdhury Para Lohar Gate area under Rampura police station and arrested them ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 16 more die, 785 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 16 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 7,734. Another 785 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 520,690. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Friday afternoon. In the last 24 hours, 181 coronavirus ...

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Schoolgirl Anushka murder: 10-day remand sought for Fardin

Police on Friday sought a 10-day remand for Iftekhar Fardin Dihan, the lone accused in a case filed over the murder of an O level student of Mastermind School after rape in Kalabagan area of the capital. A remand petition has been submitted to the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court to this end. Earlier, Md Al Amin, father of the ...

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IGP warns cops on wrongdoing

Inspector General of Police Benazir Ahmed has warned members of Bangladesh Police that stern action would be taken if anyone is involved in misdeed. He made the comment while addressing at annual general meeting of Crime Reporters Association of Bangladesh in Dhaka on Friday morning. “I don’t expect any more news in the media about the brutality of police,” said ...

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‘Aunt your daughter becomes unconscious’

Before taking the victim, an English medium student who died after she was allegedly raped in Dhaka’s Kalabagan area, to a hospital, one of her boy friend made a phone call to her mother and said, “Aunt your daughter becomes unconscious’. The student was identified as Anushka Noor Amin. She was an ‘O’ Level student of Mastermind School. Anushka’s father ...

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DCAB pays homage to Bangabandhu

Members of Diplomatic Correspondents Association, Bangladesh (DCAB) led by its President Pantho Rahaman and General Secretary AKM Moinuddin, paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Friday. They placed wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of Bangabandhu Bhaban in city’s Dhanmondi 32. DCAB executive committee members, former presidents and general secretaries were present. The ...

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Schools, colleges to reopen as soon as normalcy returns: PM

  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the schools and other educational institutions would be reopened as soon as the normalcy returned. The premier said the pandemic forced closure of educational institutions in Bangladesh as elsewhere in the globe but students continued to attend classes on virtual media. She said made the comment on Thursday in a nationwide televised address ...

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DMCH fire brought under control

A fire that broke out at emergency unit of old building of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), is now under control. Fire Service and Civil Defence control room duty officer Ershad Hossain said the fire originated in the first floor of the emergency unit at 1:45pm on Thursday. Three firefighting units brought the blaze under control at 2:05pm. The reason ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 31 more die, 1,007 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 31 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 7,718. Another 1,007 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 519,905. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Thursday afternoon. In the last 24 hours, 118 coronavirus ...

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