Lockdown

Lockdown not a solution: FBCCI president

A lot of export orders are coming now. Fresh lockdown decision will actually disrupt the industry’s growth and hurt the economy in the long run, he said

FBCCI president Jashim Uddin (M) talks to media at Dhaka Reporters’ Unity on 12 January 2022

Covid restriction: Shops and malls to shut by 8pm in Khulna

The local administration on Tuesday decided to shut down the shops and shopping malls by 8 pm due to the surge in Covid cases in the district

Khulna district map

Lockdown not in plan right now: Health minister

Health minister Zahid Maleque on Saturday said the government does not want to impose any fresh lockdown right now but it might think about it if there is any unusual surge in the Covid-19 infection ...

Health and family welfare minister Zahid Maleque

Relationship between parent-teacher important for home schooling

The importance of the relationship between parents and teachers during the lockdown to provide academic assistance to the students as well as practical and emotional support has been emphasised upon ...

Relationship between parent-teacher important for home schooling

No Covid lockdown right now in Bangladesh: Health minister

Health minister Zahid Maleque on Sunday ruled out any further Covid-induced lockdown in the country

No Covid lockdown right now in Bangladesh: Health minister

Top oil producers may freeze output amid Omicron concerns

Major oil producers are due to meet Thursday to decide on output levels from January onwards, which could be frozen as the new Covid variant Omicron sparks turmoil

A 3D-printed oil pump jack is seen in front of displayed OPEC logo in this illustration picture, 14 April 2020.

Fears over new Covid variant hit Asian markets, oil prices

Asian markets and oil prices sank while safe havens rallied on Friday over fears of a new Covid-19 variant that scientists warn could be more infectious than Delta and more resistant to vaccines

Fears over new Covid variant hit Asian markets, oil prices

Delhi shuts schools as government considers 'pollution lockdown'

New Delhi authorities announced Saturday a one-week closure of schools and said they would consider a "pollution lockdown" to protect citizens from toxic smog.

Delhi shuts schools as government considers 'pollution lockdown'

Global Covid-19 cases near 238 million

According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 237,515, 633 while the death tally from the virus reached 4,846,717 on Sunday morning

Children wearing protective face masks sit in a classroom at a primary school, as Austrian schools reopen for pupils aged roughly six to 14, during the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brunn am Gebirge, Austria 18 May 2020.

Global Covid-19 cases top 228.4 million

The global coronavirus caseload has topped 228.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.69 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.90 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University

Medical workers administer tests at the Bondi Beach drive-through coronavirus disease (Covid-19) testing centre in the wake of new positive cases in Sydney, Australia on 17 June 2021.
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