Emran Hossain

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    Bangladesh logs 14 more COVID-19 deaths, 1,273 more infections

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 02:53pm on May 17, 2020

    COVID-19 took 14 more lives in Bangladesh in the 24 hours until 8:00am Sunday with the country confirming a record 1,273 new infections during the...

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    Bangladesh alerts maritime ports as Cyclone Amphan intensifies

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:02am on May 17, 2020

    The first cyclonic storm of the year, Amphan, formed over the southeast Bay of Bengal is moving slowly towards the coast while gathering strength from...

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    Consumers complain of excessive power bills

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:24am on May 17, 2020

    Many power consumers complained of receiving excessive bills for March and April after the government decided to issue estimated bills to all the power consumers...

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    Depression over Bay intensifies, may cause severe cyclone

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 09:48pm on May 16, 2020

    The depression over the southeast Bay of Bengal and the adjoining areas intensified into a deep depression on Saturday as sea conditions might turn it...

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    Unsafe sample collection adds to spread risk

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:10am on May 14, 2020

    Allowing private organisations that have employed staff with little training to collect samples from suspected COVID-19 patients in the absence of monitoring increases coronavirus spread...

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    Missing ration card holders raises eyebrows

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:15am on May 13, 2020

    Many ration card holders in Dhaka South City Corporation remained missing as the government operated 40 subsidised shops there on Tuesday. Seven per cent of...

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    Government hospitals not fully ready yet

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:52pm on May 10, 2020

    The government could not fully ready any of the hospitals dedicated for treating COVID-19 patients in two months, according to the hospital authorities and information...

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    Some widely used drugs in short supply

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:20am on May 10, 2020

    Some widely used medicines are already out of market or in short supply in Bangladesh as the coronavirus crisis hit their productions and supply chain,...

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    Poor areas feared to turn virus hotspots

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:24am on May 09, 2020

    Virologists and public health experts warned that the new clinical management guideline enabling the release of COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms from hospitals would turn...

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    Coal power plant cluster poses health risk: study

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:21am on May 06, 2020

    As Bangladesh is developing the world’s 4th largest coal-fired power plants cluster along a 50-km stretch of Barguna-Patuakhali coast, a new study released Tuesday warned...