Lockdown

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

May the New Year bring an end to the dark days

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.

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

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

Covid-19

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 ...

S African women cricketers cleared to leave Bangladesh

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 ...

Banks to operate from 10am to 1pm during lockdown

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.

Road construction work to continue amid lockdown: Quader

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 ...

Nation to celebrate Pahela Baishakh amid lockdown Wednesday

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

5-km long tailback on Dhaka-Chattogram highway
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