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Govt relief efforts must be executed through joint task force

Editorial Desk :
Naogaon's Raninagar upazila administration seized six metric tonnes of rice meant for Vulnerable Group Feeding programme from ...

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HUNGRY FACES CONTINUES TO GROW: Destitute women gather on a road divider in the capital\'s Fakirerpool area on Friday seeking food assistance defying social distancing guidelines amid the countrywide shutdown enforced to contain the spread of coronavirus.

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Global virus cases top a million, deaths surpass 54,231

AFP :
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world has soared past one million and fatalities have topped ...

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Police personnel intercept motor vehicles at Paltan in Dhaka on Friday as the law enforcers intensify restriction on people\'s movement in the city amid the spread of Coronavirus.

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Health Minister vows to punish private hospitals for ignoring patients

Staff Reporter :
The government will take action against private hospitals, clinics and doctors' chambers if those remain closed during ...

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Testing ramps up as virus cases continue to rise

Special Correspondent :
As Bangladesh fights the COVID-19 spread, the government has finally scaled up testing facilities amid fear of ...

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TV reporter tests positive for virus

Staff Reporter :
A reporter of Independent TV, a private television channel in Bangladesh, has been diagnosed with the novel ...

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Samples of 10 people collected in Sherpur for Covid-19 test

Our Correspondent :
Samples of 10 people have been collected in the district to ascertain whether they are infected with ...

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N’ganj area on lockdown as test confirms dead woman had COVID-19

Narayanganj Correspondent :
The authorities in Narayanganj's Bandar Upazila have put an area on lockdown after a test confirmed a ...

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PMO trashes report on relief distribution by only Army, Navy

UNB, :
The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Friday refuted a report that only Army and Navy will distribute government-provided ...

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Five more infected with coronavirus

Staff Reporter :
After increase of testing facilities, the number of Coronavirus positive cases increased in the last 24 hours ...

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2,500 Bangladeshis stranded in India

Staff Reporter :
Around 2,500 Bangladeshis have been stranded in India due to travel bans imposed along with a lockdown ...

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Curfew in Mecca, Medina extended to 24 hours over coronavirus

Al Jazeera News :
Saudi Arabia has imposed a 24-hour curfew in the Muslim holy cities of Mecca and Medina, ...

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Two die with corona-like symptoms

News Desk :
Two persons died with symptoms similar to that of coronavirus in two districts in the last 24 ...

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More US citizens to leave BD tomorrow

Staff Reporter :
The US Department of State and US Embassy in Dhaka have arranged second special chartered flight for ...

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Devotees offering Jum'a prayers on the street without having place in the mosque. The snap was taken from in front of Naya Palton Jame Masjid in the city on Friday.

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Govt bins allegations on preparation to tackle coronavirus


The government has trashed allegations by some quarters regarding prior preparation to combat novel coronavirus (Covit-19), saying that it (government) ...

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Army personnel deployed in different areas trying to raise awareness among the commoners to stay home with a view to protecting themselves from coronavirus. The snap was taken from Chwakbazar in th city on Friday.

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\'Govt assistance during COVID-19 pandemic to continue\'


Deputy Minister for Water Resources AKM Enamul Hoque Shamim on Friday said public and private assistance for people during the ...

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Air Chief opens 4-week \'First Aid Live Saving Course\'


Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat on Thursday inaugurated a four-week 'First Aid Live Saving Course' at ...

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Rain with gusty wind likely


Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Friday predicted that rain may occur at many part of the country in the next 24 ...

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Physicians urged to provide healthcare services to patients

Speakers at a meeting urged the physicians to provide healthcare services to the patients in general to cope with the ...

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Law-enforcers overturned rickshaws as punishment as the rickshaw-pullers plying rickshaws defying ban. The snap was taken from the city\'s Manik Nagar Bishwa Road on Friday.

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AL men urged to remain alert to stop rumours


Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader urged the AL leaders and workers to stay alert so that none can misleadpeople ...

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Clinical waste management plant in Rajshahi in the offing


Construction work of a clinical waste management plant is in the final stage for the first time in the city ...

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Steering committee to be formed to curb dengue: Tazul

LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Md Tazul Islam said a robust steering committee comprising representatives of concerned ministries and government bodies ...

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Councilor of 5 No Ward of DSCC Chittaranjan Das distributing relief materials among the poor on the office premises on Friday.


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Without ensuring food and other essentials, sending people to quarantine not possible

LOW-INCOME people were seen getting involved into fistfights with one another at places in the capital on Wednesday as crisis ...

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Front line soldiers must be well-armed to fight deadly coronavirus

AT least a dozen people with different illnesses died in Dhaka and other places after they were refused treatment by ...

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Panic Will Complicate Corona Situation

Md. Muzibur Rahman :
Bangladesh is a disaster-prone country as it is situated in the delta region with the Bay of ...

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The Pandemic Response Yet To Rise In BD

Muhammad Quamrul Islam :
The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research-IEDCR came up with a  news on March8, 2020 that ...

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Olympic chiefs bracing for extra costs in rescheduling Tokyo Games

AFP, Paris :
Olympic chiefs said Thursday they were bracing themselves for the extra costs incurred by rescheduling the Tokyo Games ...

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Haircuts and horses - India cricketers make most of coronavirus lockdown


From Virat Kohli having his hair cut by his Bollywood wife, to Ravindra Jadeja on a stallion, India's superstar cricketers ...

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Former Ivory Coast defender Ignace Guidy dies aged 64

Former Ivory Coast international Ignace Guidy has died at the age of 64, AFP learned on Thursday from a friend ...

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Premier League stars in firing line over taking pay cut


The Premier League's highly-paid players have become an unwilling target amid the financial crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, with ...

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Wimbledon chief fears \'no more tennis this year\'

Wimbledon chief Richard Lewis admitted on Thursday that he feared the remainder of the 2020 tennis season could be wiped ...

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China-based Donadoni fears for family in Italian coronavirus hotspot


Roberto Donadoni should be in the thick of China's football season but his thoughts are consumed by the suffering that ...

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Cummins in \'holding pattern\' as IPL season in doubt

Australia's leading fast bowler Pat Cummins said COVID-19 lockdowns would make it "tight" for the big-money Indian Premier League (IPL) ...

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Suarez \'hurt\' by criticism of Barca players\' pay cut delay

AFP, Montevideo:
Uruguay star Luis Suarez complained on Thursday that he has been "hurt" by criticism of him and fellow millionaire ...

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German medics take care of one of two French patients infected with the novel Covid-19 upon arrival at a airport near Nordhausen.


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M-E must act fast to contain coronavirus

Al Jazeera News  :
Middle Eastern governments must act fast to limit the spread of the coronavirus as cases in the ...

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PM issues 31 directives


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday issued 31 directives, including consulting physicians in case there are Covid-19 symptoms without hiding ...

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BD economy to remain strong if COVID-19 challenges managed well: ADB

Bangladesh economy is expected to remain strong in fiscal year (FY) 2020 with strong GDP growth rate of 7.8 percent, ...

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COAST Trust donates Tk 31.50 lakh to govt fund

Staff Reporter :
COAST Trust, a national NGO working for coastal people and Rohingya, has distributed Tk 31.50 lakh to government ...

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Khaleda in stable condition at Gulshan residence: BNP

Khaleda Zia, who is receiving treatment at her Gulshan residence after her jail sentence was suspended, is now in stable ...

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Govt to bring back BD men stuck in foreign countries: MoFA

Staff Reporter :
The government will bring back the Bangladesh citizens who got stuck in various countries including India due to ...

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Americans urged to wear masks outside as virus pandemic worsens

Reuters :
The Trump administration appeared to join local officials on Thursday in advising Americans to wear masks when venturing out ...

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No new dengue case in 24 hrs

No new dengue case was reported in the last 24 hours till 8am on Friday, said the Directorate General of ...

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People crossing the Khilgaon Rail Gate defying the blockpole of gate bar during the countrywide lockdown fearing the novel Coronavirus. This photo was taken on Friday.

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Modi urges people to light candles, mobile torches for 9 minutes on Apr 5

Reuters :
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged Indians to demonstrate collective will to fight the coronavirus, a token demonstration of ...

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Troops gather scores of bodies of virus victims in Ecuador

AFP, Quito :
Troops and police in Ecuador have collected at least 150 bodies from streets and homes in the country's ...

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Medical team member hugs a family member at the end of a 14-day quarantine following the team\'s return from Wuhan in Shanghai.

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Man dies at RMCH prison cell

UNB, Rajshahi :
A man who was suffering from pneumonia died at the prison cell of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) ...

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Six fined for defying govt restrictions to prevent virus

Staff Reporter :
A mobile court here on Thursday fined six people Tk 21000 for keeping shops open and staying at ...

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Dhaka\'s air still \'very unhealthy\'

Bangladesh's capital Dhaka ranked first among cities with the worst quality in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Friday morning.
It ...

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US jobless hits 6.6m as virus spreads

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits has hit a record high for the second week in a row as ...

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