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Huge gathering at Brahmanbaria funeral amid lockdown: ASP, 2 other police officers withdrawn

The assistant superintendent of police of the Sarail-Ashuganj circle and two other police officers of Sarail Police Station of Brahmanbaria have been withdrawn for failing to prevent a large number of people from attending a funeral prayer in the Upazila flouting the government’s instruction to maintain social distancing. Police Headquarters took the action on Sunday against ASP Md Masud Rana, ...

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Social distancing rules should be same for Ramadan, Easter: Trump

President Donald Trump said Saturday he hopes US Muslims will be held to the same social distancing standards during Ramadan as Christians at Easter, when a number of faithful chafed against coronavirus-related restrictions on large gatherings. The US president made the comments after being asked to defend a retweet of a conservative commentator who seemed to question whether Muslims would ...

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10 more Bangladeshis die from coronavirus in USA

Ten more Bangladeshis died from coronavirus or COVID-19 in USA in 24 hours. The deceased were identified as Raiyan Ahmmed, Shahjalal Sarker, Firoz Kabir, Abdul Hamid, Biddacharan Datta, Sagor Nandi, Gourango Chandra, Abdul Gani, Niranjan Banik and Dewan Sidratul Muntahana. With this, at least 167 expatriate Bangladeshis died of COVID-19 in the country since March 24.The coronavirus death toll in ...

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Queen Elizabeth foregoes birthday gun salute over virus

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will not celebrate her birthday on Tuesday with a traditional gun salute due to the coronavirus crisis, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday. “There will be no gun salutes. Her Majesty was keen that no special measures were put in place to allow gun salutes as she did not feel it appropriate in the current circumstances,” the ...

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Steps taken to ensure food security: PM

Another 50 lakh ration cards to be provided to avail of rice at Tk 10/kg Photo: PID Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the government has taken measures to ensure food security for the people of the country considering the possible impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. “We’ve taken various measures to ensure food security for the people of the ...

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Sarail OC withdrawn

The officer-in-charge of Sarail Police Station in Brahmanbaria was withdrawn on Saturday for failing to prevent a large number of people from attending a funeral prayer in the Upazila flouting the government’s instruction to maintain social distancing. An order was issued in the evening over the withdrawal of OC Md Shahadat Hossain. Sohel Rana, assistant inspector general (Media) of Police ...

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COVID-19: UK Death Toll Rises By 888 To 15,464 – Health Ministry

LONDON, April 18 : The number of people in Britain who have died in hospital from coronavirus has risen by 888 to 15,464, according to daily health ministry figures on Saturday. “As of 5pm on 17 April, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 15,464 have sadly died,” the ministry said on its website, up from ...

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NASA announces first SpaceX crewed flight for May 27

NASA announced on Friday that a SpaceX rocket will send two American astronauts to the International Space Station on May 27, the first crewed spaceflight from the US in nearly a decade. “On May 27, @NASA will once again launch American astronauts on American rockets from American soil!” NASA chief Jim Bridenstine said in a tweet. The astronauts will be ...

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Stock markets soar on coronavirus drug report

Global equities surged Friday as reports of encouraging trials for a possible coronavirus drug injected optimism into investors, reports AFP. Asian indices posted healthy gains also as official data showed the fatal COVID-19 pandemic had not hit China’s economy as badly as some had feared. However, WTI oil prices tanked to 18.03 per barrel to strike a fresh 18-year low ...

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Double warning over Coronavirus antibody tests

Hopes that coronavirus antibody tests could help the UK end its lockdown have been dealt a blow – after the World Health Organization questioned whether they offer any guarantee of immunity. The UK has placed antibody tests – which check if someone has had Covid-19 – at the centre of an eventual “back-to-work” plan to restart normal life. But experts ...

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