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FM calls for greater partnership for accelerating climate adaptation in South Asia

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen highlighted the significance of collaboration among the South Asian countries for effective implementation of adaptation activities in the region at a virtual consultation meeting of the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA), held on Thursday. The meeting was organised to set strategic policies and finalisation of the work program of GCA’s regional office for South Asia, ...

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5.8km of Padma Bridge visible after installation of 39th span

The 39th span of the Padma Bridge was installed on Friday, bringing a total of 5,850 meters or 5.85 kilometers of the main structure into view. The span number ‘2-D’ was installed successfully between pillars 10 and 11 at Mawa end in Munshiganj around 12:23 pm, six days after the last one was set up, said Dewan Md Abdul Kader, ...

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Covid-19 ib Bangladesh : 20 more die, 2,273 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 20 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 6,544. Another 2,273 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 458,711. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Friday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 2,223 people recovered ...

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Kuwait court sets Jan 28 for delivering verdict in MP Shahid case

A Kuwait court on Thursday set January 28, 2021 to deliver verdict against Lakshmipur-2 MP Shahid Islam alias Kazi Papul in a case filed over human-trafficking and money-laundering charges, according to local newspaper Al-Qabas. Judge Abdullah Al-Osman of the criminal court fixed the date after hearing the defence’s closing argument. Two Kuwaiti MPs, Saadoun Hammad and Salah Khorshid, are Shahid’s ...

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3 Bangladeshis killed in Saudi Arabia road crash

Three Bangladeshi nationals were killed and another was injured as two microbuses collided head on in Taif Turbah area of Saudi Arabia on Thursday morning. The deceased were identified as Mashuk Ahmmed, 35, son of Abdul Khaleque, hailing from Kuwrermati village at Satbank in Kanaighat upazila of Sylhet, Abdus Shukkur, 32, son of Nur Ahmmad and microbus driver Siraj Uddin, ...

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BNP leader Barkat Ullah Bulu, 3 family members catch Covid-19

Vice chairman of BNP Barkat Ullah Bulu and 3 other members of his family was hospitalised with Covid-19 infections. The three family members who contracted the virus are his wife Shamia Barkat Lucky, elder son Omar Sharif Mohammad Imran (Saniyat) and youngest son Mahathir Mohammad Irkan (Sabit). Manjurul Azim Sumon, assistant organizing Secretary of Juba Dal, confirmed the matter to ...

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Journalist Humayun dies with COVID-19 symptoms

Senior journalist Humayun Sadeque Chowdhury died with COVID-19 symptoms at a hospital in Dhaka on Thursday. He was 60. The journalist died at about 4:30pm at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Former Nayadiganta additional news editor Humayun Sadeque was recently admitted to the hospital with COVID-19 symptoms. Humayun will be buried at his native village at Banshkhali in Chattogram. Humayun, also ...

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8 iconic mosques will be built in 8 divisions with Saudi support: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said eight “iconic mosques” with all modern facilities will be built in eight divisions of the country with Saudi assistance. The prime minister discussed the issue when newly-appointed Saudi Ambassador to Bangladesh Essa Bin Yousef Al-Duhailan paid a courtesy call on her at her official Ganabhaban residence this morning. After the meeting, PM’s Press ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 37 more die, 2,292 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 37 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 6,524. Another 2,292 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 456,438. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Thursday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 2,274 people recovered ...

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39th span of Padma Bridge to be installed Friday

The 39th span (2-D) is likely to be installed on the Padma Bridge on Thursday if the weather remains favourable and no technical problems occur. The span will be installed on Piers 10 and 11 at the Mawa-end in Munshiganj. Following the installation of the 39th span, the 5,850 meters or over 5.85 kilometers of the bridge will become visible. ...

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