Blocking people’s income way for indefinite time not possible: PM

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today hinted at further relaxation of the ongoing nationwide shutdown over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to resume economic activities, saying that it is not possible to keep blocked the way of the people’s income for an indefinite time.


Bangladesh reports highest COVID-19 deaths, 1,532 new cases

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh today reported 28 more deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the highest in a daily count, bringing the death toll from the pandemic to 480.

The caseload has also surged to 33,610 after another 1,532 people tested positive for COVID-19 in the

Lawmakers stand beside vulnerable people: Hasan

Staff Correspondent: Turning down a media report on lawmakers’ staying away from ongoing relief distribution, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said most of the lawmakers have stood beside the vulnerable people in their respective constituencies across the country from the very beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic.

33 more positive tests for coronavirus in Rangpur division

Rangpur Correspondent: Thirty-three more people were tested
positive for coronavirus today at the two COVID-19 Laboratories in
Rangpur and Dinajpur of Rangpur division.

Health officials said the new 33 infected patients were reported
after diagnosing 282 samples at the two laboratories in the division.


Two held with phensidyl, private car in Rajshahi

Rajshahi Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two
alleged drug peddlers with 313 bottles of phensidyl and a private car from
Chairman crossing area under Nachole upazila in the district early hours

The arrested persons were identified as Shafiqul Islam, 28, son of Mofizul
Islam and Liton Mian,

166 more test coronavirus positive in Ctg

Chattogram Correspondent: A total of 166 more people were diagnosed as coronavirus positive after testing 451 samples in last 24 hours in the four Covid-19 laboratories in the division, raising the number of COVID-19 patients to 1647 only in the district.

Civil Surgeon Dr Sheikh

A fake DB police arrested in Jaintapur

Sylhet Representative : Police have arrested a fake DB policeman in Jaintapur, Sylhet. Moinul Islam, a former donkey of 4no-Darbast union of the upazila, was arrested on Saturday (May 23) at around 3pm while snatching money in the name of DB police.


Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated on Monday

Staff Correspondent: The holy Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the
greatest religious festivals of Muslims, will be celebrated on Monday
as moon of the Shawwal month of 1441 Hijri was not sighted in the sky
of the country today.

“The holy Eid-ul-Fitr will be observed on Monday ,Insha’Allah, as
the moon

PM to address nation tomorrow on Eid-ul-Fitr

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address the
nation tomorrow evening on the eve of the Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious
festival of the Muslims.

“The prime minister will deliver her speech at 7:30 pm tomorrow,” PM’s
Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim.

Her speech will be

Bangladesh reports 20 more COVID-19 deaths, highest 1,873 cases

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh today reported 1,873 fresh positive cases from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), a single-day record, raising the tally of infections to 32,078.

“The fatalities from the pandemic also surged to 452 as 20 more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours,” DGHS