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Bangladeshi Student wins gold medal in Qatar University

Muhammad Abu Taleb, a graduate of Qatar University, won gold medal for acquiring first place at graduation. Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani handed over the medal to Bangladeshi student Abu Taleb at the university’s 43rd Convocation ceremony held on Saturday. Among others, the Qatar Prime Minister, Home Minister were present at the ceremony. Qatar Emir handed over the ...

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Covid-19 : Malaysia’s travel ban on Bangladesh extended till June 14

Malaysian announced a nationwide “total lockdown” from June 1 to 14 as coronavirus infections in the country surged to record levels. As a result, citizens of 25 countries, including Bangladesh, are now barred from entering the country till June 14. If the two-week lockdown succeeds, Malaysia is expected to move to a month-long, more relaxed version of the MCO that ...

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PM Hasina for P4G’s collective efforts to build greener future

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday put forward three suggestions before the Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G), including strengthening campaign about its action-oriented approach by engaging more financiers, innovators, policymakers and creative entrepreneurs in its focus areas. “P4G needs to campaign more about its action-oriented approach, engaging more financiers, innovators, policymakers and creative entrepreneurs in ...

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Financial Express executive editor Shahiduzzaman Khan passes away

Shahiduzzaman Khan, Executive Editor and Chief News Editor of The Financial Express, has died of Covid-19. He breathed his last at 6:45pm on Sunday at Bangladesh Specialised Hospital in Dhaka, according to his colleagues. Shahiduzzaman left behind two sons and a daughter and a host of relatives, friends, and colleagues to mourn his death. His wife died a few years ...

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NID services should be under Election Commission: CEC KM Nurul Huda

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda said the National Identity Card (NID) service should be entrusted to the Election Commission (EC). If it goes to another department of the government, it will create complications, the CEC apprehended. The CEC also expressed his worry that this could undermine the power of the Election Commission. KM Nurul Huda made the comment ...

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Bangladesh extends India border closure for till Jun 14

Mirror Desk : Bangladesh has extended the closure of Indian border till June 14 due to coronavirus situation in the neighbouring country. The decision was taken at a meeting presided over by the secretary of the Foreign Ministry on Saturday. A senior official confirmed this to media. But the stranded Bangladeshis in the India will be allowed to enter the ...

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Bangladesh extends lockdown until June 6

Dhaka Office : The government has extended the ongoing restrictions on public movement by another week till June 6 to curb the spread of coronavirus. The Cabinet Division issued a notice in this regard on Sunday. The notification signed by Cabinet Division Deputy Secretary Rezaul Islam, said the current restrictions had been extended to midnight on June 6. On April ...

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Bangladesh to keep friendship with all to accomplish development: Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said Bangladesh has to maintain friendship with all as the government wants to turn the country into a developed and prosperous one. “We want to build Bangladesh as a developed and prosperous country. I think Bangladesh has to step forward keeping friendship with all to this end,” she said. The Prime Minister was addressing ...

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First MICS surgery conducted successfully at NICVD

A double valve replacement surgery of heart with minimally invasive cardiac surgery (MICS) method has successfully been conducted at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (NICVD) in Dhaka. Under the leadership of Dr Ashraful Hoque Siam, the youngest cardiac surgeon in the history of Bangladesh and South Asia, a total of 10 doctors participated in this operation on 30-year old ...

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Covid-19 : Bangladesh reports 1,043 new cases, 38 deaths in 24 hrs

Bangladesh logged 38 more Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours till Saturday 8:00am, taking the country’s death toll 12,549. However, the fatality rate remained unchanged at 1.57%, according to the data provided by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Meanwhile, 1,043 more people were infected with Covid-19 in the period, which took the case count to 7,97,386. The ...

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