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.

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

PM phones Mamata, enquires about Amphan damages

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called Chief Minister of Indian state of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee and enquired about the damages caused by the super cyclone Amphan.

“The premier phoned the West Bengal chief minister at about 11:10 am and enquired about the

Post-Amphan rehabilitation activities start under PM :Quader

Staff Correspondent: Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road
Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the post-Amphan
rehabilitation activities have been started under the supervision of Prime
Minister Sheikh Hasina.

“We are now facing two challenges… Prevention and treatment of the novel
coronavirus and assistance and rehabilitation

PM’s leadership helps minimise loss in cyclone Amphan: Hasan

Staff Correspondent:  Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today
said the bold leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina contributed to
minimising the loss and damage caused by cyclone Amphan.

“It was possible to minimise the loss and damage in cyclone Amphan due to
the bold leadership of Prime