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Two patients flee from coronavirus unit in Barishal

-- April 08, 2020 21:22:04

Two patients with fever and cold related issues fled from the coronavirus unit of Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College this week. Doctor Bakir Hossain, director of the hospital, said that they info...

UNDP launches awareness campaign in four districts amid coronavirus outbreak

-- April 07, 2020 18:44:26

United Nations Development Programme has stepped up for the people of Bangladesh through its countrywide network of projects and resources amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic Strengthening Women&rs...

NCC Mayor seeks curfew, lockdown

-- April 05, 2020 21:39:32

Mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) Dr Selina Hayat Ivy on Sunday urged the authorities concerned, including Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, to either impose a curfew in the city corporation are...

7,151 people under home quarantine in Rajshahi div

-- April 05, 2020 17:37:50

A total of 7,151 people have, so far, been put under home quarantine in all eight districts under Rajshahi division till 8:00am today (Sunday) since March 10 last to prevent community transmission of...

Two cops sent to isolation in Bagerhat

-- April 04, 2020 16:31:13

Two members of police were sent to isolation unit of two separate hospitals for having symptoms of coronavirus infection in Bagerhat on Saturday. Meanwhile, 1,683 people are maintaining home quaranti...

654 under home-quarantine in Cumilla

-- April 01, 2020 16:48:11

A total of 654 people are currently under home-quarantine in Cumilla district to prevent the transmission of coronavirus. Civil Surgeon Dr Mohamamd Niatuzzaman said three people were sent to home-qua...

DMP continues to spray disinfectants

FE Online Report March 30, 2020 18:24:49

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) continues spraying disinfectants through water cannons in the capital to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic for the sixth consecutive day. The DMP is spray...

PCR testing machines reach Khulna, Sylhet hospitals for coronavirus test

-- March 30, 2020 16:28:47

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing machines, used for detecting coronavirus infection and other complicated diseases, reached Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) and Sylhet's MAG Osmani Medica...

10 houses in Bogura under lockdown after death of a man

-- March 28, 2020 17:37:00

Local administration has put ten houses under lockdown after the death of a 50-year old man from breathing complications on Saturday morning in Daridaha village in Shibganj upazila of Bogura district...

Faridpur health workers get 500 PPEs

-- March 27, 2020 17:44:25

A total of 500 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) were handed over to the health workers of Faridpur district to protect them from infection of COVID-19 while performing their professional du...

10 doctors, 11 others sent to home quarantine in Cox’s Bazar

-- March 24, 2020 19:41:02

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 infected with co...

Two Brunei returnees fined for breaching home quarantine rules

-- March 23, 2020 18:02:38

A mobile court fined two returnees from Brunei Tk 7,000 for breaching home quarantine rules at Chandipur village in Joypurhat district on Sunday night. According to UNB, Sobuj Ali and Saheb Ali of th...

Satkhira traders fined for selling commodities at higher prices

-- March 21, 2020 17:51:24

Two mobile courts in Satkhira fined nine traders Tk 179,000 for selling daily commodities at higher prices at Sultanpur bazaar in Sadar and Tala upazilas on Saturday. Sadar Upazila Assistant Commissi...

50 shops gutted in Rangamati fire

-- March 19, 2020 17:32:18

Around 50 shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at College Gate in Rangamati early Thursday. The fire started around 3:30am at a shop and spread to adjoining shops, said Ratan Kumar Nath, deputy...

Magura wheat growers expect good yield

Our Correspondent March 18, 2020 21:28:47

MAGURA, Mar 18: Magura wheat growers are expecting a bumper production this season. Farmers' sources said in 2017, massive blast attack hampered wheat production in the district. Blast attack caused a...

122 people in home quarantine in Cumilla, Bogura districts

Our Correspondent March 15, 2020 21:20:19

CUMILLA, Mar 15: About 92 people from various places in the district have been placed in home quarantine on suspicion of having coronavirus. This information was confirmed by Cumilla District Civil...

Students suffer in absence of approach roads of bridge

ROVING CORRESPONDENT March 15, 2020 21:19:06

SIRAJGANJ, Mar 15: Students of a government primary school in Royganj upazila of Sirajganj district have been facing untold suffering as they cannot use a bridge for lack of approach roads. Sources...

Acreage of Boro farming reduced in Faridpur

Our Correspondent March 15, 2020 21:18:08

FARIDPUR, Mar 15: Over the past seven years, the acreage of Boro paddy has reduced to twenty thousand hectares of land in the district due to low market price of the produce and high cost of productio...

Minor boy killed in Chattogram elephant attack

-- March 14, 2020 18:06:24

A minor boy was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Boalkhali upazila in Chattogram on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Akib, 2, son of Shamshul Alam of Koroldonga village in the upaz...

Vast tract of alluvial Padma charland now becomes a boon for farmers

OUR CORRESPONDENT March 13, 2020 11:34:49

A vast tract of charland (shoal) emerged on the bed of the river Padma adjacent to Rajshahi city has become a boon for farmers as alluvial land of those chars are being used to cultivate various crops...

Fresh water fish cultivation thrives in Shariatpur district

Our Correspondent March 13, 2020 00:10:41

FARIDPUR, Mar 12: Cultivation of freshwater fish is increasing in Shariatpur district. At present, about 17,000 people are involved in fish production in the district. According to sources in the f...

Two Rohingya ‘robbers’ killed in 'RAB shootout'

-- March 12, 2020 17:44:03

Two members of the Rohingya community with suspected ties to crimes died in a so-called shootout with the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar’ on Thursday morning. The i...

Potato harvest going on in Bogura amid labourer crisis

OUR CORRESPONDENT March 12, 2020 11:57:54

Harvest of new potato is going on in Bogura district amid labourer crisis. A good number of farmers said they are passing busy time harvesting their produce from morning till evening. "Some cultivat...

19th Khulna Int’l Trade Fair begins

Our Correspondent March 12, 2020 11:55:24

The 19th Khulna International Trade Fair-2020 started on Wednesday in the district. The fair organised by the Khulna Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) will continue till April 14. Khulna City C...

Commercial cattle rearing gets a boost at grassroots level

OUR CORRESPONDENT March 12, 2020 11:47:39

Grassroots people in the district are showing more interest in cattle rearing on commercial basis as it has been proved more profitable to them. Sources said a good number of unemployed youths have a...

Teacher-shortage hampers education in 13 Naogaon pry schools

OUR CORRESPONDENT March 12, 2020 11:42:29

Academic activities at thirteen government primary schools in Badalgachhi upazila of Naogaon district are being hampered for a long due to shortage of adequate number of teachers. Sources said there...

Onion seeds farming on the rise in Faridpur dist

Our Correspondent March 12, 2020 01:08:45

FARIDPUR, Mar 11: Onion seeds cultivation is increasing across the district for its high market demand. The seeds are known to farmers as 'black gold'. Agriculture officials said Faridpur is becoming...

Tea growing on plain land becomes a boon for northern districts’ farmers

-- March 12, 2020 01:07:53

RANGPUR, Feb 11 (BSS): The expanding small-scale and small-holding tea gardening on plain land has become a boon for farmers to change their fortune in five sub-Himalayan northern districts in last on...

10 arrested from Benapole border

-- March 11, 2020 18:49:04

Police arrested 10 criminals from the Benapole border of Jashore district on Wednesday. Eight of them were wanted in various cases. The arrestees were identified as Ziaur Rahman, 30, Mukta Begum, 31...

Three found dead in Joypurhat

-- March 11, 2020 18:05:42

Police recovered three bodies from Joypurhat town and Akkelpur upazila on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. The body of a schoolgirl was recovered from Arafat Nagar in the district town last night...