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India receives 10,000 vials of Remdisivir from Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata Toufique Hasan on Thursday handed over 10,000 vials of Remdisivir, an antiviral injection, to the representative of the Indian government at the Indian border port of Petrapole. These 10,000 injections manufactured by Beximco Pharmaceuticals were sent as medical assistance on behalf of the people of Bangladeshi at the instruction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ...

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Malaysia imposes travel ban on Bangladesh

The government of Malaysia has announced a travel ban on citizens from several countries, including Bangladesh, where coronavirus has seen a rise in the last few weeks. The Malaysian Immigration Authority issued a notification stating that citizens from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka will not be allowed to enter Malaysia from May 8. Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri ...

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Hefazat leader Fayezi sued in rape case

A rape case has been filed against Jakaria Noman Fayezi, publicity secretary of the newly dissolved central committee of Hefajat-e-Islam, in Hathazari upazila of Chattogram. The victim filed the case with Hathazari Model Police Station early Friday. Abdullah Al Masum, additional superintendent of Chattogram Police, confirmed the matter. In the case statement, the victim said that she became acquainted with ...

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US may consider taking Rohingyas from Bangladesh: FM Dr Momen

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said the United States may consider accepting a good number of forcibly-displaced Rohingyas in Bangladesh for filling up a large portion of the new numbers set for 2021 and 2022. Dr Momen appreciated US President Joe Biden’s recent announcement to enhance the admission of refugees to the US to 62,500 in 2021 and ...

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Khaleda Zia to get passport without finger print, signature soon

An application for machine readable passport (MRP) of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia has been submitted to the Department of Immigration and Passports of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Khaleda Zia, infected with coronavirus, is now undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in the capital. Though finger print and applicant’s signature are compulsory for passport, the conditions have been relaxed for ...

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Celebrate Eid where you are: PM Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked Muslims to celebrate the upcoming Eid-ul Fitr in their present locations to help check the spread of coronavirus across the country. “We all shouldn’t travel risking our lives on the occasion of Eid. Celebrate Eid where you’re now,” she said. The Prime Minister said this while inaugurating a good number of infrastructures and ...

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Opinion on taking Khaleda abroad after file comes in hand: Law Minister

Law Minister Anisul Huq has said that no decision is being taken today (Thursday) over the treatment of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia abroad, who is accused in a corruption case. He came up with the development while speaking to the media at his private office in Gulshan on Thursday afternoon. The Law Minister said the file containing the application for ...

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Bangladesh reports 41 Covid-19 deaths, lowest in a day since March 28

Bangladesh on Thursday reported the lowest number of Covid-19 deaths since March 28 as 41 more deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. With this new figure, the death toll rose to 11,796 Since April 5, 2021 when 35 deaths were reported in the country, the daily death toll had been on the rise with a record number of ...

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Bangladesh seeks immediate delivery of 4 mn vaccine doses from US: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said the government has sought immediate delivery of 4 million vaccine doses from the United States (US). The US will share up to 60 million doses of its Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine with other countries as they become available. “We’ve sought immediate release of four million doses of vaccine (in a letter sent ...

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Khaleda Zia recovers from COVID-19

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has recovered from COVID-19. The samples of the BNP chief came negative on Thursday morning. The medical board, formed for the treatment of Begum Khaleda Zia, are observing her health condition, the BNP sources said. The party Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir went to Evercare Hospital to meet the physicians. Khaleda Zia tested positive for ...

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