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IOM for urgent support as thousands lose livelihoods

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has aired concern about 80,000 community members in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas of Cox's Bazar as they have lost their income and possessions to the devastating floods that have swept the town since July 27.Nearly 2,500 vegetable gardens have been partially or fully damaged...

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Relatives receive charred bodies of 24 victims

Relatives broke down in tears while receiving charred bodies of 24 victims of the Narayanganj factory fire at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) morgue on Wednesday.The authorities handed over bodies of 24 out of the 48 people who were burnt to death in the July 8 fire at Hashem Foods...

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No problem for Covid positive mother to breastfeed

Mothers who are diagnosed with coronavirus can breastfeed their babies by wearing face masks and following proper hygiene rules.Also, breastfeeding within one hour of birth can reduce mortality rate by 31 per cent and only breastfeeding up to six months can reduce the risk of infant death by a further...

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BGMEA team visits RMG factories in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM, Aug 04: Chattogram unit of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) visited several readymade garment (RMG) factories in Sagorika area of the port city on Wednesday to ensure health rules for workers during the Covid-19 pandemic are followed properly.The team of BGMEA led by its First Vice President...

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Mosquito repellents less effective now in Ctg

Repellents being used in Chattogram have lost effectiveness to kill mosquito significantly, a study has found, reports bdnews24.com. A technical committee formed by Chattogram University at the bidding of Chattogram City Corporation submitted the report on Tuesday.The authorities decided to conduct the study six months ago after suspicion had aroused...

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Truck crash kills pedestrian in city

A pedestrian has been killed in a hit-and-run accident in the city's West Dholaipar, reports bdnews24.com.The victim was identified as 55-year-old Azahar Uddin Bepari, who hailed from Nurpur in Munshiganj's Sadar upazila and worked as a security guard."On Tuesday night Azahar was crossing the road when he was hit by...

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A team from the Bangladesh Navy

A team from the Bangladesh Navy rescued the stranded fishermen from fishing trawler 'Tamanna Munshi 4' that broke down five miles away from Chittagong's Kutubdia in the Bay of Bengal in the early hours of Wednesday after the master of the vessel made an SOS call to the national emergency...

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Syed Nasir Ershad,

Syed Nasir Ershad, economic minister of Bangladesh Embassy in Japan, among others, speaking virtually at a programme recently to sign a memorandum of understanding between Bangladesh Computer Council , North South University and The University of Miyazaki in Japan, to expand the career opportunity in Japan for Bangladeshi ICT engineers

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Weather (05-08-2021)

Light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions until 6:00 pm today (Thursday), according to the Met Office.It may rain at a few places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka & Sylhet divisions with moderately heavy...

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