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    Emergency help in measles affected hills sought

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on March 29, 2020

    Bangladesh Adibasi Forum and Kapaeeng Foundation on Saturday asked the government and non-governmental organisations to provide emergency humanitarian help in measles affected hilly areas...

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    Call to protect rights of migrants amid coronavirus pandemic

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on March 29, 2020

    Bangladeshi migrants’ rights campaigners on Saturday asked the government to protect the rights of the migrants amid outbreak of COVID-19 by showing humanitarian behaviour with...

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    Restaurants to remain open, DMP clarifies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on March 29, 2020

    Restaurants and essential commodity shops will remain open in Dhaka during the government announced holidays to maintain social distance to prevent spread of coronavirus, clarifies...

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    Pre-paid power and gas consumers fear disruption during shutdown

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 29, 2020

    Many of the pre-paid power and gas consumers belonging to the low-income group, who are unable to recharge enough to get through the 10-day shutdown...

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    Dhaka University forms committee to develop virus test lab

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:57pm on March 28, 2020

    Dhaka University on Saturday formed a coronavirus pandemic response committee to put together a team of experts to run a specialised laboratory for developing coronavirus...

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    BRTA to receive fees without fine

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:55pm on March 28, 2020

    Vehicle owners and drivers would be able to pay fees for renewing car document and driving licence without any fine till June 30. The Road...

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    BSMMU holds preparatory meet on coronavirus

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:52pm on March 28, 2020

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University held an emergency meeting on COVID19 treatment preparations in Dr Milon Hall on the campus on Saturday. BSMMU vice-chancellor Kanak...

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    United Hospital provides telemedicine service for patients

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:50pm on March 28, 2020

    United Hospital introduced telemedicine service for patients who are unable to reach doctors during the crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Through this service, those...

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    Khaleda feels better, talks to relatives over phone

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:33pm on March 28, 2020

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia, who is in home quarantine after being released from jail on March 25, is now doing better and talking...

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    BGMEA suggests members to consider layoff

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:31pm on March 28, 2020

    The Bangladesh garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has suggested its members to consider the closedown of factories for coronavirus outbreak as lay off as per...