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UNO taken to SDU as she improves further

UNO Wahida Khanam, who had a successful surgey after being subjected to an attempt to murder attack by local goons, has been shifted to Step Down Unit (SDU) following gradual improvement of condition. “The health condition of the UNO improved little. She will be shifted to SDU from Intensive Care Unit (ICU) today,” said Prof Dr Zahed Hossain, member secretary ...

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Liberation War Museum trustee Ziauddin Tariq Ali dies of Covid-19

Liberation War Museum trustee Ziauddin Tariq Ali died from Covid-19 infection at hospital in the capital on Monday morning. He breathed his last at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital at around 10:15am. Sarwar Ali, another trustee of the museum, confirmed the news. Tariq Ali was admitted to the hospital around a week ago with Covid-19 infection, he said.

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Covid-19 infected Khulna MP Babu airlifted to Dhaka

Khulna-6 MP Akhtaruzzaman Babu, who is infected with coronavirus, was airlifted to Dhaka on Monday by MI-171SH helicopter of Bangladesh Air Force on Monday morning. Later, he was taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University for better treatment, says a ISPR press release. The MP’s sample was come out positive for coronavirus on Friday. He was undergoing treatment at his ...

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Unearth why, how N’ganj mosque explosion happened: PM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the authorities concerned to unearth the reason behind the deadly explosion at a mosque in Narayanganj on Friday night that caused multiple deaths and injuries. “I directed the cabinet secretary and other authorities concerned to find out the reason behind the blast in a mosque of Naraganganj,” she ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 32 more die, 1,592 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 32 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 4,479. Another 1,592 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 325,157. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Sunday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 3,423 people to ...

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No exams this year if schools remain closed: Senior secretary

Primary and Mass Education Senior Secretary Akram-Al-Hossain on Sunday said that there will be no examinations if schools cannot be reopened this year due to coronavirus pandemic. The Senior Secretary made the comment while addressing a press conference at Secretariat marking International Literacy Day 2020. “If the schools can resume activities in October or November, we will consider evaluation of ...

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N’ganj mosque blast: Death tally now 23

The death toll from Narayanganj mosque blast rose to 23 until Sunday morning as two more victims died at Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute early Sunday. Dr Samanta Lal Sen, coordinator of the Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute, confirmed the information saying “Two more victims died at the hospital.” The deceased were identified as ...

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One to die, 5 get life term for killing farmer in Kishoreganj

A Kishoreganj court on Sunday sentenced a man to death and five others to life term imprisonment for killing a local farmer in the district in 2013. Muhammad Abdur Rahim, district and sessions judge of Kshoreganj, handed down the verdict this noon. The convicted person is Abdur Sattar has remained fugitive. The five convicts who get life imprisonment are: Abu ...

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Death toll from Narayanganj blast rises to 20

The death toll from the Narayanganj mosque AC blast rose to 20 Saturday night. Dr Samanta Lal Sen, coordinator of the Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute, confirmed the information, saying “a total of 18 injured people have so far lost their battle for life.” The deceased were identified as as Md Delwar, 48, Muazzin of the mosque, Jewel, 7, Md Jamal, 40, ...

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Nabirul, Santu on 7-day remand in UNO attack case

A Dinajpur court has remanded Nabirul Islam and Santu Chandra in connection with the attack on Ghoraghat UNO of Dinajpur Wahida Khanam. Senior Judicial Magistrate Shishir Kumar Basu passed the order on Saturday after police produced the duo seeking a 10-day remand. Wahida Khanam came under criminal attack at her official residence at the dead of the night for allegedly ...

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