Monday, March 30, 2020
Staff Reporter:The local administration has put Katakhali village in Chatmohar upazila under lockdown to prevent the transmission of deadly coronavirus. Sarkar Mohammad Raihan, executive magistrate and upazila nirbahi officer, made the announcement around 10 pm on Thursday night. Local people said...
Staff Reporter: The house of a Saudi returnee was locked down in Kalisangpur area of the district town on Thursday after his  7-month son was hospitalized with corona symptoms. The  minor boy was kept in Isolation ward of 250-bed Kushtia General...
Staff Reporter: As the government-declared 10-day general holiday started on Thursday and a large number of people left the capital amid the growing fear of coronavirus, Dhaka city wore a complete deserted look with only police and army personnel patrolling...
Staff Reporter: A jute mill worker was killed as police reportedly opened fire during a demonstration by jute mill workers in Biral upazila on Wednesday night demanding that their arrears be cleared. The deceased was identified as Surat Ali, 36, son...
Staff Reporter:Bangladesh’s capital ranked second worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Thursday morning. Dhaka had a score of 192 at 09:06am, indicating that the air quality was unhealthy. A numerical value between 151 and 200 indicates that everyone may...
Staff Reporter: A total of 21 people -- 10 physicians, eight nurses and three conservancy workers -- were sent to home-quarantine in Sadar upazila on Tuesday as they came in contact with an elderly woman who was found to be...
Staff Reporter: The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) will collect the blood and saliva samples of a UK returnee woman, who died at a hospital in Sylhet early Sunday. Himanshu Lal Roy, the deputy director of Sylhet MAG...
More than 23,000 people have returned home in Jashore from different countries in the last one month but among them, only 332 were sent to home quarantine. The district administration has formed committees to find out the overseas returnees and...
Staff Reporter: At least 13 people were killed and two others injured in a fatal road accident at Padua in Lohagara Upazila on Saturday night. Officer-in-charge of Lohagara Police Station Zakir Hossain said the accident took place on Dhaka-Cox’s Bazar Highway around 10:10pm...
Staff Reporter: As the coronavirus cases continue to rise in the country, city dwellers in their thousands left the capital for their village homes on Thursday and Friday out of fear that the situation may worsen further. They are also taking...