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Two buildings, one tin-shed house under lockdown in Mirpur

Two multistoried buildings and a tin-shed house in Mirpur-1 area were put under lockdown on Sunday after two members of a family were found positive for coronavirus, reports UNB. Mostafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Mirpur Police station, said two members of a family, living in the area near Mirpur-1 over bridge...

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Daily wage earners sitting idle

The daily wage earners sitting idle as they have no work due to the coronavirus pandemic. The photo was taken from Kakrail in the city on Sunday — Focus Bangla

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Nowfel for ensuring distribution of relief among needy persons

CHATTOGRAM, April 05: Deputy Minister for Education Barrister Muhibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel, MP, stressed the need for ensuring equal distribution of relief among the needy persons. He said, "We never consider the political or voter identity of a person during the distribution of relief now. We should ensure the relief...

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Rights group expresses concern over violence against women

Social Action Committee, a rights group, on Sunday expressed grave concern and worry about the intensified incidents of violence against women in the country especially in the capital Dhaka during the coronavirus pandemic.A total of 28 incidents of violence, including rape, violence for dowry, sexual harassment and kidnap took place...

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Two die of fever, cold in Cumilla, Bagerhat

Two persons have died in Cumilla and Bagerhat districts, after suffering from fevers, colds and cough, reports UNB.UNB reports from Cumilla: A farmer suffering from cold, cough, fever and respiratory problems died at Chakratala village in Daudkandi upazila on Sunday morning, nine hours after his house was put under lockdown.The...

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43 more samples sent for virus test in Rajshahi division

RAJSHAHI, Apr 05: Some 43 more samples for testing of coronavirus infection have been sent to the coronavirus detection laboratory of Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) from last Saturday to Sunday morning, informed Dr. Bulbul Hasan, Head of the Department of Microbiology of RMC.Dr. Bulbul Hasan further said, a...

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BSMMU hospital giving results of COVID-19 test

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) hospital giving results of COVID-19 test within just four hours. The photo shows a woman counting currency notes after her coronavirus test in the hospital on Sunday — Collected

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SOMCH to start coronavirus test from tomorrow

SYLHET, Apr 05: Testing facilities for coronavirus suspects in Sylhet division would begin tomorrow (Tuesday), said the Deputy Director at the Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital Dr. Himangshu Lal Roy on Sunday.It has been set on the Virology department of the Hospital, he said.Since setting up of the PCR...

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SC special committee holds meeting over children's bail

The Supreme Court (SC) Special Committee for Child Rights on Sunday held a meeting through video conference over how to protect the rights of the children living in several juvenile development centres (Kishore Unnayan Kendra) in legal ways during the crisis situation amid coronavirus pandemic.The committee also discussed over how...

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Tk 10 per kg rice selling begins in Rajshahi, Gaibandha

RAJSHAHI, Apr 05 (BSS): Selling of Taka 10 per kilogram rice began here aimed on Sunday at lessening the suffering of the hand-to-mouth families being caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak."Thirty metric tonnes of rice was sold at 32 points in Rajshahi city areas through the enlisted dealers simultaneously today...

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Mild heat wave to continue

An ongoing mild heat wave sweeping across parts of Bangladesh is likely to persist, the Met Office said Sunday, reports UNB.In a regular forecast, it said a mild heat wave sweeping over Khulna division and the regions of Dhaka, Faridpur, Rajshahi and Pabna may continue.The temperature during day and night...

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Dhaka's air classified as unhealthy

Although the streets have been largely empty for nearly two weeks now, air in Bangladesh's capital city barely showed any sign of improvement as Dhaka ranked third worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Sunday morning, reports UNB.It had an AQI score of 174 at 08:04am and the air...

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