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WHO troubled by coronavirus rapid escalation


 AFP :The World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday it was deeply concerned about the near-exponential escalation of the new coronavirus ...

327 Japanese citizens leave Dhaka by chartered flight


Staff Reporter  :At least 327 Japanese citizens have left Dhaka for Tokyo by a special chartered flight of Biman Bangladesh ...

3.7 lakh people made call on hotline numbers: a2i


Staff Reporter :The Access to Information (a2i) programme under the ICT division has identified 3.70 lakh unique callers who have ...

Traffic police intercept bikers as they take to the road on Thursday ignoring the government's stay at home order. This photo was taken from the street in front of Notre Dame College.


DGHS to test at least 1,000 samples from today


Staff Reporter :Two more persons were detected as coronavirus infecting patients in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours, taking the ...

World food prices fall sharply


Reuters :World food prices fell sharply in March, hit by a drop in demand tied to the coronavirus pandemic and ...

Lockdown is not a one step fight against pandemic, it is a package


The hard and cold reality is -- the coronavirus war is such that our people of talents and expertise should ...

Sufferings of patients mount


Staff Reporter :Patients' sufferings have increased in Dhaka and other cities during the coronavirus crisis as many physicians are not ...

Two die in Suhrawardy Hospital with fever, cold


Staff Reporter :Two people suffering from fever, cold and cough have died in the Isolation unit of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical ...

Ban on export of masks, hand sanitizers lifted


Staff Reporter  :The Commerce Ministry on Thursday withdrew its ban on the export of face masks and hand sanitizers.A notice ...

Global death toll reaches 50,254


News Desk :The global death toll from the coronavirus jumped to 50,254 on Thursday.The virus so far infected 981,289 people ...

Scientists begin testing possible coronavirus vaccines


News Desk :Great news from Australia, where the national science agency has this week started testing not just one, but ...

Govt announces newspapers as emergency services during shutdown


Staff Reporter  :The government has amended the general holiday order by including newspapers and fuel as emergency services during the ...


Two more infected with coronavirus: DGHS


Staff Reporter: Two more persons have detected as coronavirus infecting patients in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours, taking the number of the confirmed cases to 56, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said it on Thursday.
“The new infected persons are male patients aged are one is 30-40 year old, the other between 70 and 80 year. We are conducting investigation to find out that how they got infected," said Dr MD Habibur Rahman, Director of Management Information System, of DGHS while addressing a press briefing in Dhaka.
A total of 78 people are being kept in isolation currently. Samples from 141 persons were tested in the last 24 hours, the MIS Director added.

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Editorial »

Let them seek publicity, but let them help generously

WHEN the poor people need cash and food support under the shutdown some wealthy people are misusing the occasion to demonstrate their charity otherwise. Some public leaders are using the plight of the poor to make their own fortune. They are giving less of the government given rice to the ...

City »

Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation Sayeed Khokon handing over essentials for 500 families to its 26 No Ward Councilor Hashibur Rahman Manik at Nagar Bhaban on Thursday.

Sports »

Women`s European Championships to be moved back a year to 2020

The Women's European Championships - set to be held in England in 2021 - will be moved to the summer of 2022.The tournament was expected to be shifted after the men's European Championship and the Tokyo Olympics were both postponed until 2021 because of the global coronavirus pandemic.Three European teams ...

Sports »

Donations show 'togetherness' against virus, says Rashford

The public response in donating to charity to help feed deprived children after an appeal by Marcus Rashford has impressed the Manchester United forward.The 22-year-old England international teamed up with FareShare, a food distribution charity, after schools in the Manchester area were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.Donations as of ...

Business & Economy »

Vice-Chairman of Summit Group of Companies Md Farid Khan, handing over a cheque of Tk 3 Crore to the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr Ahmad Kaikaus at the Prime Minister's Office on Sunday to help daily wage earners.

Business & Economy »

M. Reazul Karim, Managing Director of Premier Bank Limited, handing over a cheque of Tk. 5 crore to the Prime Minister's relief fund to combat the spreading of Covid-19 to Ahmad Kaikaus, Principal Secretary of Prime Minister at PMO recently. Syed Nowsher Ali, DMD of the bank, was also present.

Sports »

Cooler tone in new US Soccer women`s equal pay filings

Women players suing US Soccer say in court documents filed Tuesday that the federation has acknowledged the jobs of men and women footballers require equal skill.The language seemed to signal a decrease in tension between the parties after language in documents filed by federation lawyers earlier in March provoked widespread ...

Sports »

Former Marseille president Pape Diouf dies after contracting coronavirus

BBC Online :Former Marseille president Pape Diouf has died aged 68 after contracting coronavirus, the club have announced.The Senegalese was president between 2005 and 2009 when Marseille finished second in Ligue 1 twice and reached two French Cup finals.They went on to win a first French league title in 18 ...

Editorial »

Sale of OMS rice to marginal people

THE government is going to launch a special open market sale (OMS) of coarse rice at Tk 10 per kg in all city corporation areas to ensure food for the urban poor amid the countrywide public holiday for coronavirus. The shutdown is being enforced as part of the efforts to ...

City »

Law-enforcers awarding punishment to someone keeping them in standing position for roaming on the streets unnecessarily. The snap was taken from the city's Dholaikhal Natun Rasta Intersection on Wednesday.

Editorial »

Destitute children are extremely vulnerable to deadly coronavirus

AS the coronavirus gains a foothold in the country, the increasing vulnerability of millions of orphaned and destitute children remains largely unaddressed. There are around 4,400,000 orphaned children in Bangladesh. However, the government's department of social services knows of around 2, 00,000 kids who live in 85 government-run children's homes ...

Sports »

Benzema makes unflattering comparison between him and Giroud

AP, Paris :Karim Benzema made an unflattering comment about fellow forward Olivier Giroud, comparing himself to a Formula One car and his former France teammate to a go-kart.Benzema has nearly 250 goals for Real Madrid and won four Champions League titles. He was holding a live chat session on his ...

Sports »

Lancashire chairman David Hodgkiss dies due to coronavirus

LANS :Lancashire Cricket Club chairman David Hodgkiss has died after contracting coronavirus. He was 71.Hodgkiss, who had been on the board at Emirate Old Trafford for 22 years, is understood to have had underlying health issues, reports ESPNcricinfo. He had first joined in 1998 and took over as chairman in ...

Business & Economy »

Md Farid Khan, Vice-Chairman of Summit Group of Companies, handing over a cheque of Tk 3cr to Dr Ahmad Kaikaus, Principal Secretary of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, to help daily wage earners at the PM Office on Sunday.


City »

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking with field level officials through video conferencing from Ganobhaban on Tuesday with a view to coordinating ongoing activities to prevent coronavirus.


Anniversary Issue-2019 »

  1. Bangladesh: The State-Language and the State
  2. Captive politics is not student politics
  3. Glimpses of Cultural heritage in Bangladesh

Front Page »

  1. Lockdown is not a one step fight against pandemic, it is a package
  2. Sufferings of patients mount
  3. Two die in Suhrawardy Hospital with fever, cold

City »

  1. Local Government Minister Tajul Islam presiding over the inter-ministerial meeting in resisting dengue at his office on Thursday.
  2. Red Crescent volunteers working to fight COVID-19
  3. Mild heat wave likely to continue

Editorial »

  1. Social distance is part of social discipline which civil administration failed to establish
  2. Let them seek publicity, but let them help generously
  3. A Memorial Of Justice Murshed

Entertainment »

  1. What Ferdous says for the people about Coronavirus
  2. Hrithik thanks ex-wife Sussanne for being so understanding in their journey of co-parenting
  3. Kriti Sanon clocks 30m followers on Instagram

Sports »

  1. Women`s European Championships to be moved back a year to 2020
  2. Asian Cup 2027 hosting deadline extended over virus
  3. Donations show 'togetherness' against virus, says Rashford

Football »

  1. 'I struggled to breathe': Dybala reveals coronavirus nightmare
  2. UEFA chief says season can still be saved
  3. Schalke players agree to forego wages in virus crisis

Cricket »

  1. Tigers to donate 50pc of one month's salary
  2. Shakib hails doctors, nurses on the frontline of coronavirus fight
  3. ICC Board video conference to discuss contingency plans for COVID-19 on Friday

Chittagong »

  1. Birth centenary of Bangabandhu celebrated at Parents Care School
  2. Cononavirus detection kits reach Ctg
  3. Members of Coastguard arrested two persons with 1.5 lakh Yaba tablets on Saturday.

National »

  1. RANGPUR: An all-time record production of potato is likely in five districts of Rangpur agricultural region where harvesting the crop is nearing completion during the current Robi season.
  2. Corona situation in dists 3206 expatriates in home quarantine in Chandpur, Benapole, Rangpur
  3. Man sentenced to death for raping, burning girl

Back Page »

  1. Inward remittance drops 11.79pc in March
  2. PM to address press confce on stimulus package Sunday
  3. A car turns turtle after hitting another one on the road in front of the Prime Minister's Office on Thursday as streets in Dhaka remains deserted encouraging motorists for reckless driving.

Business & Economy »

  1. Vice-Chairman of Summit Group of Companies Md Farid Khan, handing over a cheque of Tk 3 Crore to the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr Ahmad Kaikaus at the Prime Minister's Office on Sunday to help daily wage earners.
  2. MFS now a boon to people living under quarantine
  3. Bourses to remain closed till April 11

International »

  1. Prison riot kills 23 in Colombia as Chile enforces virus curfew
  2. US envoy says Kabul, Taliban in first prisoner exchange talks
  3. US Secretary of State Pompeo visits Kabul amid multiple crises

Life »

  1. Does the coronavirus increase sociability?
  2. Drug Addiction vs. Drug Dependence Difference is often misunderstood
  3. Changing Behavior

Literature »

  1. Humour and humility walk hand in hand!
  2. Why do you make me crying by the seashore?
  3. Cartoonist, writer Dr Seuss

Campus Life »

  1. Benajir Ahmed, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Professor Atiqul Islam, Vice-Chancellor, Members-Board of Trustees, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Treasurer, Directors, Administrative heads are seen during celebration of Mujib Shoto Borsho 2020, Birth Centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at North South University.
  2. DIU hosts seminar on 1971 War Babies
  3. Freshers' reception held at Jagannath University

Feature »

  1. Stopping your negative thinking
  2. 5 times it is alright to skip the gym
  3. How to save money

Law and Justice »

  1. Transnational and organized crime in Bangladesh
  2. Appeal invalid against sentence unless 50pc cheque amount deposited
  3. Steps in case failure of an investigating officer

Campus Cronical »

  1. Children should learn think critically about news
  2. Help kids learning at home
  3. Literacy tips for parents and caregivers

Art & Culture »

  1. Group exhibition ‘Ten Dimensions’
  2. To the Root of Art
  3. Puzzle of Myth


  1. French-Spanish singer Manu Chao enthralls Dhaka audience
  2. Nasir Ali Mamun’s 59th solo photography exhibition at AFD
  3. Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2020

Weekend Plus »

  1. Ways to spot false news on Facebook Weekend Plus Desk
  2. Juggling work at home with kids
  3. What type of friends you should avoid

New Nation Supplement »

  1. Independence : Role of Bengali Defence personnel
  2. poem
  3. Bangabandhu and Glorious
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