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Experts skeptical about having any good results from fresh lockdown

A fresh lockdown with harsher measures is going to be enforced in the country from today (Wednesday) in an effort to rein in Covid transmission, but experts say the lockdown is unlikely to help reap any great results for lack of preparations to implement the restrictions, reports UNB. They said...

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General Aziz Ahmed holding talks with visiting Royal Bhutan Army Brigadier General Dorji Rinchen

Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed holding talks with visiting Deputy Chief of Operations of the Royal Bhutan Army Brigadier General Dorji Rinchen at Army Headquarters in Dhaka Cantonment on Tuesday — ISPR

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South Asian govts must ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines: AI

Governments in South Asia must ensure that vulnerable groups are not excluded from access to COVID-19 vaccines, said Amnesty International (AI), reports UNB.It called on the international community to enable the production of vaccines at the national-level to address the severe shortfall in supply across the region."As vaccine campaigns have...

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Facebook partners with BD to support COVID-19 health awareness

Facebook has partnered with Bangladesh's ICT Division and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to announce a campaign to raise awareness about COVID-19 and help Bangladeshis get vaccinated, reports UNB.The campaign aims to increase people's uptake of preventive health practices and vaccination intent in the country. Facebook will take...

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Music director Farid Ahmed dies

Renowned music director Farid Ahmed passed away at a city hospital on Tuesday, reports UNB.The music director had been put on life support at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Square Hospital since April 11. He tested positive for COVID-19 last month along with his wife Shiuly Akhter.He was taken...

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Weather (14-4-2021)

Rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty/squally wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and the regions of Cumilla in the next 24 hours starting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, according to Met office.Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky...

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