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    Covid situation alarming in Bangladesh, expert body for shutdown

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 07:39pm on June 24, 2021

    The daily number of Covid cases continued to soar on Thursday while the National Technical Advisory Committee on Covid-19 recommended at least a 14-day countrywide ‘complete shutdown as the...

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    77pc Bangladesh households face income loss during pandemic

    Staff  Correspondent | Updated at 06:32pm on June 24, 2021

    Average monthly income of around 77 per cent households in the country decreased between April and October in 2020 due to the Covid pandemic, finds a survey. Around one member of 34 per cent households lost jobs during the same...

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    Covid-19 infections hit 72-day high, 81 more die in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:23pm on June 24, 2021

    Bangladesh logged an additional 81 deaths and 6,058 infections from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours until 8:00am Thursday. With the latest tally, the death...

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    29 die in Covid units in Rajshshi, Khulna, Satkhira

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:20am on June 22, 2021

    A total of 29 patients died at Covid units of hospitals in Khulna, Rajshshi and Satkhira districts in 24 hours ending Tuesday morning....

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    India may restart exporting Covid vaccines in end of July, August

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:22am on June 24, 2021

    India, depending on the scale of production of vaccines within the country, is aiming at July-end or August to at least release those vaccines that have been bought by Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal and are now in pending status, reported The Print on Wednesday...

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    Newly-appointed army chief adorned with rank badge of General

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:09pm on June 24, 2021

    Newly-appointed chief of Bangladesh Army Staff SM Shafiuddin Ahmed was adorned with the rank badge of General in presence of prime minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganobhaban on Thursday morning...

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    Bangladesh should be supported in producing Covid vaccine: Momen 

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 04:57pm on June 24, 2021

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said that Bangladesh needed global support in producing Covid vaccine as the country’s pharmaceutical companies had the capacity to produce the jabs...

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    Trader killed being hit by freight train in Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:09pm on June 24, 2021

    A trader was killed being hit by a freight train at Khilgaon level crossing in Dhaka on Thursday...