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Sherpur beggar gets house as gift for setting rare instance of help

Sherpur beggar gets house as gift for setting rare instance of help

-- 2020-04-22 21:39:23

A Sherpur beggar, who donated his savings to the UNO’s relief fund as a rare instance of disaster-time help from the most poor to the poor, will get a house with land from the government as a gi...

Govt to procure 17,002 tonnes of Boro paddy

Govt to procure 17,002 tonnes of Boro paddy

-- 2020-04-22 20:04:27

Food Department will procure 17,002 tonnes of Boro paddy from farmers in Jamalpur this year. According to the office of District Food Controller, 4,520 tonnes of paddy will be procured from farmers i...

First coronavirus case detected in Meherpur

First coronavirus case detected in Meherpur

-- 2020-04-22 17:11:04

The district of Meherpur on Wednesday confirmed the first coronavirus case which was reported in Mujibnagar upazila. The upazila administration put 10 houses under lockdown in the upazila after the u...

1,500 join paddy harvest in Sunamganj, thanks to UNO

1,500 join paddy harvest in Sunamganj, thanks to UNO

-- 2020-04-22 15:10:22

Responding to the call of the upazila nirbahi officer, some 1,500 people from different walks of life have joined farmers voluntarily in harvesting Boro paddy in Jamalpur upazila of Sunamganj district...

First Narail coronavirus patient makes recovery

First Narail coronavirus patient makes recovery

-- 2020-04-21 20:34:51

A young man, who was diagnosed with coronavirus as the first case of Narail district, has recovered from the disease as the first patient. Syed Sujon, son of Syed Ashraf Ali of Parchatora village in...

Cumilla Medical to begin COVID-19 testing next week

Cumilla Medical to begin COVID-19 testing next week

-- 2020-04-21 19:08:39

The authorities have completed the installation of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) machine - a requisite for the ‘gold standard’ method of testing for COVID-19- at the Microbiology Dep...

UNO office besieged in Brahmanbaria for relief

UNO office besieged in Brahmanbaria for relief

-- 2020-04-21 17:48:38

Several hundred people besieged the office of Sarail upazila nirbahi officer on Tuesday demanding relief. Residents of different unions including Syed Tola and Bepari Para unions of the upazila gathe...

67 more test positive for coronavirus in Kishoreganj

67 more test positive for coronavirus in Kishoreganj

-- 2020-04-20 21:06:46

A total of 67 more people were infected with coronavirus in Kishoreganj in last 24 hours, taking the number of coronavirus cases in the district to 141. Among the infected people, 41 are physicians,...

Coronavirus cases in Narsingdi rise to 134

Coronavirus cases in Narsingdi rise to 134

-- 2020-04-20 18:41:16

Thirty more people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours as of Monday, taking the total number of cases to 134 in the district. Imrul Kayes, additional deputy commissioner and chief of...

Chattogram Field Hospital ready for COVID-19 patients

Chattogram Field Hospital ready for COVID-19 patients

-- 2020-04-20 17:43:03

With a Tk 100 contribution from each interested person, the Chattogram Field Hospital is almost operational with required facilities within a short time for COVID-19 patients. "Everything is ready. W...

Coronavirus cases reach eight in Sylhet

Coronavirus cases reach eight in Sylhet

-- 2020-04-20 16:46:27

A total of eight people tested positive for coronavirus or COVID-19  in the district since April 7. Health Division Assistant Director Dr Anisur Rahman confirmed the matter and said samples...

Cop tests positive for coronavirus in Jhalakati

Cop tests positive for coronavirus in Jhalakati

-- 2020-04-19 18:56:57

A policeman who returned home in Sadar upazila of Jhalakati district from Narayanganj tested positive for coronavirus  on Sunday. Civil Surgeon Dr Shaymol Krishna Hawladar said the test report o...

Four more test positive for coronavirus in Cox’s Bazar

Four more test positive for coronavirus in Cox’s Bazar

-- 2020-04-19 18:55:29

Four more people were diagnosed with Covid-19 in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday, according to a UNB report. Assistant professor of Cox’s Bazar Medical College and Hospital Dr Mohammad Shahjahan sa...

14 including children test positive for coronavirus in Cumilla, Narsingdi

14 including children test positive for coronavirus in Cumilla, Narsingdi

-- 2020-04-18 20:30:19

14 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Narsingdi and Cumilla districts in the past 24 hours as of Saturday as the pandemic continues to spread in Bangladesh.   According to UNB,...

Two more UP chairmen to be suspended over relief distribution

Two more UP chairmen to be suspended over relief distribution

-- 2020-04-18 19:00:43

The Local Government Division (LGD) is going to suspend two union parishad chairmen and three members over irregularities during relief distribution following the coronavirus outbreak in the country.&...

Three doctors among 27 more test virus positive in Narsingdi

Three doctors among 27 more test virus positive in Narsingdi

-- 2020-04-17 20:43:38

27 more people, including three physicians, tested positive for coronavirus in Narsingdi district in the last 24 hours till Friday. With this, the total coronavirus cases in the district has risen to...

Coronavirus: Five more test positive in Rajshahi

Coronavirus: Five more test positive in Rajshahi

-- 2020-04-16 21:17:35

Five more people tested positive for coronavirus at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) on Thursday. Dr Gopendra Nath Acharya, divisional director of Health, said one of them is a woman from Moh...

Tablig Jamaat devotee becomes first virus detected patient in Bandarban

Tablig Jamaat devotee becomes first virus detected patient in Bandarban

-- 2020-04-16 19:06:40

A man, who recently attended an event of Tablig Jamaat, tested positive for coronavirus in Bandarban, the first such case in the hill district. The patient is a 70-year old man and a resident of Tumb...

Poor people stage demonstrations for relief in Satkhira

Poor people stage demonstrations for relief in Satkhira

-- 2020-04-16 17:02:39

Around 1,000 people, who have become jobless amid the ongoing shutdown, staged demonstrations in front of Satkhira Medical College Hospital in the town on Thursday demanding relief. The residents of...

Locals stop woman’s burial over Covid-19 fear in Feni

Locals stop woman’s burial over Covid-19 fear in Feni

-- 2020-04-14 21:47:16

Locals stopped the burial of a woman at Abupur village in Feni Sadar Upazila on Monday, suspecting that she might have died from coronavirus. Upazila Nirbahi Officer Nasrin Sultana said Hajera Begum,...

Locals block road for relief in Gopalganj

Locals block road for relief in Gopalganj

-- 2020-04-14 19:28:42

People blocked the Dhaka-Barishal Highway in Muksudpur upazila of Gopalganj district on Tuesday demanding relief materials amid the ongoing general holidays to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the...

44 health workers including physicians of OMCH sent to home quarantine

44 health workers including physicians of OMCH sent to home quarantine

-- 2020-04-13 20:11:21

44 health workers including 19 physicians of MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital in Sylhet were sent to home quarantine on Monday as they came into contact with a COVID-19 patient. “A woman fro...

Moulvibazar locked down

Moulvibazar locked down

-- 2020-04-13 16:59:58

The district administration of Moulvibazar on Monday put it under lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Deputy Commissioner Nazia Shirin made the announcement around 1:00pm. All emergency s...

First coronavirus patient detected in Rajshahi

First coronavirus patient detected in Rajshahi

-- 2020-04-12 23:12:54

The first coronavirus case was reported in Puthia upazila of Rajshahi on Sunday, said an official. The patient is a male aged 50 hailing from Bograpara village in the upazila, reports UNB. The patie...

Two held with 25 sacks of rice in Joypurhat

Two held with 25 sacks of rice in Joypurhat

-- 2020-04-12 17:02:35

Police in a drive arrested two people along with 25 sacks of rice  meant for sale to the poor at Tk 10 per kg under a government programme  from a house at Nimtoli in Khetlal upazila of Joyp...

Woman dies at isolation unit in Kushtia Hospital

Woman dies at isolation unit in Kushtia Hospital

-- 2020-04-12 16:48:22

A housewife, who was undergoing treatment at the isolation ward of Kushtia General Hospital, died on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Moyna Khatun, 43, wife of Abdur Rahim of Amla Mahdipur at M...

14 housed locked down in Nilphamari

14 housed locked down in Nilphamari

-- 2020-04-11 22:57:37

Fourteen houses were put under lockdown at Titpara village in Dimla upazila of Nilphamari on Saturday after a young man of the village tested positive for coronavirus. Civil Surgeon Ranajit Kumar Var...

Sylhet district under lockdown

Sylhet district under lockdown

-- 2020-04-11 21:30:01

District administration on Saturday put Sylhet district under lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. AHM Mahfuzur Rahman, additional district magistrate, said the lockdown will remain effecti...

Two sisters drown in B’baria

Two sisters drown in B’baria

-- 2020-04-10 22:02:22

Two sisters drowned in a pond in Ashuganj upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Friday. The deceased were identified as Sadia and Samia, daughters of Sadir Mia of Shohagpur Chowdhurypara. One of them w...

200 people held while entering Satkhira

200 people held while entering Satkhira

-- 2020-04-10 20:18:05

Locals on Friday caught at least 200 people who were trying to enter Satkhira in trucks from Madhabkati Bazar under Sadar upazila in Satkhira. They were later handed over to police, said Inspector Mi...