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Covid-19: Death toll exceeds 6,000 in Bangladesh

Bangladesh reported 21 more deaths in the last 24 hours till Wednesday 8:00am from the novel coronavirus, taking the toll to 6,004. New 1,517 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the infection tally to 414,164, according to a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Also, 1,910 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during ...

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Bangladeshi origin Abul B Khan elected State Representative in New Hampshire

Bangladeshi origin American Abul B Khan has been elected House of Representative at New Hampshire State in USA under the ticket of Republican at the 2020 national elections. Abul B Khan was born at Vandaria of Pirojpur in Bangladesh. He set for USA in 1981. In addition to the presidential election in the United States, elections for various positions have ...

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Whoever comes to power, we’ve no problem: FM on US polls

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday said Bangladesh does not have any problem whoever wins the US election which sees a very tight contest. “Whoever comes to power, we’ve no problem,” Dr Momen told reporters at his office mentioning that the foreign policy does not depend on any individual. The Foreign Minister said it is too early to ...

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Bangladeshi origin Sheikh Rahman elected State Senator in Georgia

Bangladeshi origin American Sheikh Rahman has been elected State Senator of Georgia in USA under the ticket of Democratic Party at the 2020 national elections. Sheikh Rahman is the first Muslim and Bangladeshi immigrant elected to the state senate of Georgia in the United States. On November 15, 1960 in the village of Sararchar in Bajitpur, Kishoreganj, Sheikh Rahman Chandan ...

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Suspended DIG Prisons Partha indicted in graft case

A Dhaka court on Wednesday framed charges in a graft case filed against suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Prisons Partha Gopal Bonik, formally initiating the trial against him. Judge Nazrul Islam of Dhaka Special Judge Court-10 passed the order, setting November 18 to start recording depositions of the prosecution witnesses. Earlier on August 31, Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM ...

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Abdullah Abu Sayeed wins Ananda Alo Golandaz Sahitya Puraskar 2020

Bishwo Shahitto Kendro founder Prof Abdullah Abu Sayeed has been selected for the Ananda Alo Golandaz Sahitya Puraskar 2020 for his outstanding contribution to Bengali literature. Abdullah Abu Sayeed will receive Tk 1,00,000 as part of the award, which will be handed over soon. Ananda Alo will present the award annually following the Ekushey Book Fair. The Sahitya Puraskar has ...

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ECNEC approves Tk 560cr project to protect Sirajganj from river erosion

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC)  approved a Taka 560.07 crore project to protect Singrabari, Patagram, Baoikhola areas under Kazipur upazila of Sirajganj district from the erosion of the Jamuna river. The approval came from the 14th ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year (FY21) with its Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. The ...

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Bangladesh hopeful of continuity over talks on economic ties with US

Photo:Courtesy Bangladesh is hopeful of continuity on discussion with the United States on strengthening economic ties as the election results are unlikely to have any impact on it. Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen made the observation on Tuesday saying both the countries discussed recently how to strengthen economic cooperation exploring new avenues. The Foreign Secretary was briefing members of Diplomatic ...

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5 killed as truck, ambulance collide in Kushtia

At least five people were killed in a head-on collision between a truck and an ambulance at Bittipara in Sadar upazila of Kushtia on Tuesday afternoon. The identities of the deceased could not be known yet. All of them were the passengers of the ambulance. The tragic accident took place at 3:30 pm on Kushtia-Jhenaidah highway. Atikul Islam, assistant superintendent ...

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Covid-19: 17 more die, 1,659 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 25 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,983. Another 1,659 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 412,647. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Tuesday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 1,886 people recovered ...

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