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Bangladesh reports highest-ever 96 Covid-19 deaths in a day

Bangladesh on Wednesday reported 96 Covid-19 deaths, the highest number in a single day, raising the total deaths in the country to 9,987.

Bangladesh reports highest-ever 96 Covid-19 deaths in a day

Bangladesh receives over $1b WB financing to fight Covid-19

The government of Bangladesh signed three financing agreements totaling $1.04 billion with the World Bank to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and to build resilience to future crises

Bangladesh receives over $1b WB financing to fight Covid-19

Don’t step out of home unless essential: IGP Benazir

Inspector general of police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed has instructed the heads of all units of police to firmly enforce the Covid-19 restrictions imposed by the government from 14 to 21 April.

Inspector general of police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed joined a video conference with all commissioners of police, range DIG (deputy inspector general), superintendents of police and officers-in-charge on Tuesday.

Challenges await as Faruque-led new BGMEA board takes charge

BGMEA president Faruque, managing director of Giant Group, succeeds Rubana Huq, the first woman to lead the apex apparel body of Bangladesh

BGMEA president Faruque with seven vice-presidents

Special flights for Saudi, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Singapore-bound passengers

The government is arranging special flights shortly for passengers bound to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Qatar and Singapore

Special flights for Saudi, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Singapore-bound passengers

Canada will not ‘hesitate’ to change AstraZeneca vaccine licensing

Canadian health regulators will not hesitate to change the terms of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine license if additional safety issues emerge, health minister Patty Hajdu said

Oxford-AstraZeneca Corona Vaccine

US embassy to remain closed for routine US citizen services during lockdown

The US embassy in Dhaka will remain closed for routine US citizen services from Wednesday for the duration of the lockdown

US embassy to remain closed for routine US citizen services during lockdown

Covid-19

Bangladesh put under complete lockdown

The government has enforced a fresh strict lockdown for eight days from Wednesday in an effort to stop the spread of the highly contagious novel coronavirus

A policeman checks police's app-based movement pass at Shahbagh intersection, Dhaka Dhaka on 14 April 2021 as countrywide lockdown is enforced to curb the infection of novel coronavirus

India records 184,372 new Covid-19 cases, 1027 deaths

India reported over 184,000 (1.84 lakh) new Covid-19 cases and more than 1,000 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the country’s health ministry on Wednesday

India records 184,372 new Covid-19 cases, 1027 deaths

Pahela Baishakh

Mute celebrations, hopes for better future amid countrywide lockdown

Pahela Baishakh is one of the most colourful and biggest festivals through which the Bangalees bid farewell to the old year and welcome the New Year

Mute celebrations, hopes for better future amid countrywide lockdown
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