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Bangladesh reports 117 deaths from Covid, lowest in 53 day

Bangladesh reported 117 more deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours till Monday 8am, which is the lowest in 53 days. The country has been witnessing a declining trend in Covid-19 deaths for around two weeks as the authorities lifted the nationwide lockdown on 11 August. Meanwhile, the number of daily cases increased to 5,717, up from 4,804 in ...

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Barishal incident : Secretaries disagree with Admin service association’s statement

Secretaries of the administration have expressed heir disagreement with the statement issued by the Bangladesh Administrative Service Association over the attack on the official residence of the Barishal sadar upazila nirbahi officer. “The attack on UNO’s residence and clash took place due to miscommunication and would have to settled through discussion, interaction,” said Cabinet Secretary Khondker Anwarul Islam. The Cabinet ...

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Dhaka calls for lasting peace as OIC stands by commitment to Afghanistan

Bangladesh has sought effective steps to establish lasting peace in Afghanistan, ensure safety of Afghan people and evacuate all foreign nationals including Bangladeshis safely. Bangladesh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Dr Mohammad Javed Patwary made the call at an emergency meeting of permanent representatives of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation held in Jeddah on Sunday. There are reports that at least ...

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EgyptAir, ALO Dhaka Aviation sign MoU to operate Dhaka-Cairo-Dhaka flights

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between EgyptAir and ALO Dhaka Aviation Ltd was signed in Cairo on August 18 with a view to operating two schedule flights per week between Dhaka and Cairo, starting from November 2021. Although EgyptAir is operating now at 65% of its capacity, it agreed to start Cairo-Dhaka-Cairo direct flights to boost its vital tourism sector, ...

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BNP has no earth beneath its feet: Hasan

Information and Broadcasting Minister and Awami League Joint General Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud on Sunday said the foundation of the Bangladesh Awami League are deeply rooted in the country while the BNP has no ground under its feet. He came up with the remarks while talking to reporters on contemporary issues at the meeting room of his ministry at the ...

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Cases filed against UNO-OC in Barishal; PBI to investigate

Two separate cases were filed against Barishal Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Munibur Rahman, Kotwali Model Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Nurul Islam and Sub-Inspector (SI) Shahjalal Mallick. The cases were filed with the court of Barishal Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate on Sunday. Judge Masum Billah took the cases into cognisance and asked Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) to probe the ...

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Bangladesh records 139 Covid deaths, 4,804 new cases in 24 hours

Bangladesh reported 139 more deahts from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours till Sunday 8am. This is for the 10th consecutive day that the courtry saw below 200 daily deaths. Meanwhile, the health officials recorded 4,804 daily cases during the 24 hours period after testing 31,689 samples across the country. With the declining trend in infections, the positivity rate dropped ...

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Foreign Minister meets President of South Sudan

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen met the President of the Republic of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit Saturday in Juba, South Sudan. Momen conveyed the greetings of President Md. Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the people of Bangladesh to him and the people of South Sudan. He recognized his immense contribution towards the people of South Sudan ...

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Khulna-4 ex-MP Shahidur Rahman passes away

Former Member of Parliament of Khulna-4 constituency Sheikh Shahidur Rahman died at a hospital in Khulna on Sunday morning. He was 70. Shahidur Rahman, former president of Bangladesh Workers Party’s Khulna unit, breathed his last at 6:30am while undergoing treatment. He left behind a son, a daughter and a host of well wishers to mourn his death. Sheikh Atiqul Islam ...

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312 more ventilators sent by US, Canada expatriates arrive

Three hundred and twelve more ventilators collected by the expatriates living in the United States and Canada for better treatment of coronavirus infected patients have arrived in the country. It is learnt that the ventilators will be used at the intensive care units (ICUs) of different hospitals and ambulances. Responding to the call of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh expatriates ...

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