Thursday, 15 April 2021
A lockdown is a requirement for people to stay where they are, usually due to specific risks to themselves or to others if they can move freely
Pahela Baishakh in the pandemic
May the New Year bring an end to the dark days
As we usher in the Bangla New Year, Pahela Baishakh, we must all make an effort to follow the health and hygiene guidelines. We can protect others by protecting ourselves
14 hours ago
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.
15 hours ago
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
18 hours ago
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
19 hours ago
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
20 hours ago
S African women cricketers cleared to leave Bangladesh
The five were left behind when the other 17 members of the Emerging South Africa squad left late Monday after Bangladesh authorities announced they would halt international flights from Wednesday ...
22 hours ago
Banks to operate from 10am to 1pm during lockdown
Changing the previous day's decision on closure of banks, Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday took a fresh decision that banks will operate from 10:00am to 1:00pm for general transactions from 14 April to 21 ...
13 Apr 2021, 22:24
Road construction work to continue amid lockdown: Quader
Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said that the construction work of different infrastructures will be out of the purview of the strict lockdown order.
13 Apr 2021, 22:14
Nation to celebrate Pahela Baishakh amid lockdown Wednesday
The nation will celebrate Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year 1428, on Wednesday virtually as the government has enforced a weeklong stricter restriction from 14 April to stem the ...
13 Apr 2021, 19:04
5-km long tailback on Dhaka-Chattogram highway
A five kilometre long tailback has been created on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Burichong upazila in Cumilla district ahead of a fresh lockdown to be imposed from Wednesday
13 Apr 2021, 18:41