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Locals stop woman’s burial over Covid-19 fear in Feni

Locals stop woman’s burial over Covid-19 fear in Feni

-- 2020-04-14 21:47:16

Locals stopped the burial of a woman at Abupur village in Feni Sadar Upazila on Monday, suspecting that she might have died from coronavirus. Upazila Nirbahi Officer Nasrin Sultana said Hajera Begum,...

Locals block road for relief in Gopalganj

Locals block road for relief in Gopalganj

-- 2020-04-14 19:28:42

People blocked the Dhaka-Barishal Highway in Muksudpur upazila of Gopalganj district on Tuesday demanding relief materials amid the ongoing general holidays to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the...

44 health workers including physicians of OMCH sent to home quarantine

44 health workers including physicians of OMCH sent to home quarantine

-- 2020-04-13 20:11:21

44 health workers including 19 physicians of MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital in Sylhet were sent to home quarantine on Monday as they came into contact with a COVID-19 patient. “A woman fro...

Moulvibazar locked down

Moulvibazar locked down

-- 2020-04-13 16:59:58

The district administration of Moulvibazar on Monday put it under lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Deputy Commissioner Nazia Shirin made the announcement around 1:00pm. All emergency s...

First coronavirus patient detected in Rajshahi

First coronavirus patient detected in Rajshahi

-- 2020-04-12 23:12:54

The first coronavirus case was reported in Puthia upazila of Rajshahi on Sunday, said an official. The patient is a male aged 50 hailing from Bograpara village in the upazila, reports UNB. The patie...

Two held with 25 sacks of rice in Joypurhat

Two held with 25 sacks of rice in Joypurhat

-- 2020-04-12 17:02:35

Police in a drive arrested two people along with 25 sacks of rice  meant for sale to the poor at Tk 10 per kg under a government programme  from a house at Nimtoli in Khetlal upazila of Joyp...

Woman dies at isolation unit in Kushtia Hospital

Woman dies at isolation unit in Kushtia Hospital

-- 2020-04-12 16:48:22

A housewife, who was undergoing treatment at the isolation ward of Kushtia General Hospital, died on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Moyna Khatun, 43, wife of Abdur Rahim of Amla Mahdipur at M...

14 housed locked down in Nilphamari

14 housed locked down in Nilphamari

-- 2020-04-11 22:57:37

Fourteen houses were put under lockdown at Titpara village in Dimla upazila of Nilphamari on Saturday after a young man of the village tested positive for coronavirus. Civil Surgeon Ranajit Kumar Var...

Sylhet district under lockdown

Sylhet district under lockdown

-- 2020-04-11 21:30:01

District administration on Saturday put Sylhet district under lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. AHM Mahfuzur Rahman, additional district magistrate, said the lockdown will remain effecti...

Two sisters drown in B’baria

Two sisters drown in B’baria

-- 2020-04-10 22:02:22

Two sisters drowned in a pond in Ashuganj upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Friday. The deceased were identified as Sadia and Samia, daughters of Sadir Mia of Shohagpur Chowdhurypara. One of them w...

200 people held while entering Satkhira

200 people held while entering Satkhira

-- 2020-04-10 20:18:05

Locals on Friday caught at least 200 people who were trying to enter Satkhira in trucks from Madhabkati Bazar under Sadar upazila in Satkhira. They were later handed over to police, said Inspector Mi...

Gaibandha, Cumilla under lockdown

Gaibandha, Cumilla under lockdown

-- 2020-04-10 19:09:00

The spread and rising number of coronavirus cases have forced the local administration to put two districts and a number of areas across the country under lockdown to prevent further transmission. Lo...

Elderly man arrested on rape charge in Jashore

Elderly man arrested on rape charge in Jashore

-- 2020-04-10 17:21:54

A 60-year-old man was arrested for repeatedly raping an 11-year-old girl at Gaidghat of Bagharpara upazila in Jashore. “Jafar Ali Molla had been raping the child for the past four months,&rdquo...

Chandpur under complete lockdown

Chandpur under complete lockdown

-- 2020-04-09 18:44:46

The district administration has decided to put Chandpur under complete lockdown from Thursday evening to limit the transmission of coronavirus. Deputy Commissioner Md Mazedur Rahman announced the dec...

215 sent to institutional quarantine in Bhola

215 sent to institutional quarantine in Bhola

-- 2020-04-09 16:15:19

Local administration on Thursday sent 215 people to institutional quarantine and kept three houses under lockdown in Manpura upazila of Bhola district, reports UNB.  Bozla Rahman, officer-in-cha...

Two patients flee from coronavirus unit in Barishal

Two patients flee from coronavirus unit in Barishal

-- 2020-04-08 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

UNDP launches awareness campaign in four districts amid coronavirus outbreak

-- 2020-04-07 18:44:25

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

NCC Mayor seeks curfew, lockdown

-- 2020-04-05 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

7,151 people under home quarantine in Rajshahi div

-- 2020-04-05 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

Two cops sent to isolation in Bagerhat

-- 2020-04-04 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

654 under home-quarantine in Cumilla

-- 2020-04-01 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

DMP continues to spray disinfectants

FE Online Report 2020-03-30 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

PCR testing machines reach Khulna, Sylhet hospitals for coronavirus test

-- 2020-03-30 16:28:46

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

10 houses in Bogura under lockdown after death of a man

-- 2020-03-28 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

Faridpur health workers get 500 PPEs

-- 2020-03-27 17:44:24

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

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

-- 2020-03-24 19:41:01

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

Two Brunei returnees fined for breaching home quarantine rules

-- 2020-03-23 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

Satkhira traders fined for selling commodities at higher prices

-- 2020-03-21 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

50 shops gutted in Rangamati fire

-- 2020-03-19 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

Magura wheat growers expect good yield

Our Correspondent 2020-03-18 00:00:00

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...