Sylhet Correspondent : Three people have died in Sylhet in the last 24 hours (Covid-19). They died on Wednesday night. Two of the dead were from Balaganj and Beanibazar upazilas and another from Sylhet. The authenticity of the Department of Health Sylhet Divisional Office Assistant Director. Anisur Rahman.
Staff Reporter: Bangladesh today recorded the biggest single-day spike of deaths of 22 people from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the total number of fatalities from the pandemic to 408.
The caseload also soared to 28,511 after 1,773 people, the highest in a single day,
Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reiterated her call to the international community to combat the coronavirus pandemic together, saying that it is also showing ‘silver lining’ in the change of global efforts to deal with the climate change.
While delivering her speech through
Khulna Correspondent: The extremely severe Cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’
totally and partially damaged 82,000 homesteads, bringing a storm surge that
washed away several embankments in low-lying coastal areas, said a district
Relief and Rehabilitation Management official here today.
At least 5 lakh people of 68 unions under nine upazilas
Staff Correspondent: Super cyclone Amphan hit southwestern Bangladesh coastlines bordering India coast this evening with pounding winds and torrential rains, inflating sea waters causing as high as 12 feet tidal surges.
Meteorologists said the “extremely severe cyclonic storm” was packing maximum sustained winds around 160-170
Staff Correspondent: Chinese President Xi Jinping today called
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and proposed sending an expert team to help
Bangladesh combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
“The Chinese president phoned the prime minister around 5 pm today and
wanted to know from her about the coronavirus situation
Staff Correspondent: Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said BNP could not tolerate that people are maintaining their livelihoods and devotees are offering prayers at mosques following the health guidelines amid coronavirus crisis.
“It is possible to maintain the livelihoods of working people and offer
Sylhet Bureau : Planning Minister MA Mannan was involved in a road accident in Raipura area of Narsingdi on his way to Sylhet for relief. At that time, a private car collided head-on with the planning minister's Pajero car. No one was injured but the front of the
Staff Correspondent: The Super Cyclonic Storm ‘Amphan’ over West Central Bay of Bengal moved north-northeastwards with a speed of 17 kilometres per hour (kmph) during past 06 hours and lay centred at 1130 hrs (Indian Standard Time) of today as an extremely severe cyclonic storm over West Central
Staff Correspondent: The National Economic Council (NEC) today approved a Taka 2,05,145 crore Annual Development Programme (ADP) for the next fiscal year (FY21) giving the highest priority to the transport sector.
The approval came from a meeting of the NEC held at its conference room