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    India’s Jharkhand CM seeks to buy Remdesivir from Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on April 19, 2021

    Chief minister of Indian state Jharkhand Hemant Soren on Sunday expressed his intent to buy Remdesivir, a medicine now used for treating COVID-19 patients, from...

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    Zafrullah for mobile medical teams for Covid patients

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on April 19, 2021

    Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury on Sunday urged the government to incorporate everyone in fighting Covid-19. In a virtual press conference, the public health expert...

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    10,051 more accounts with Tk 1cr in 2020

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:03am on April 19, 2021

    The number of bank accounts with over Tk 1 crore in deposits has continued to grow even during the Covid outbreak, with banks adding 10,051...

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    Dhaka stocks gain for 4th day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on April 18, 2021

    Dhaka stocks advanced for the fourth day on Sunday as investors continued buying shares at lower prices after the recent plunge in share prices. Market...

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    COVID-19 capitalisation

    Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2021

    A PRAGMATIC purpose came up, calling for a change in the capitalisation of the word COVID-19. We at New Age have written the word in...

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    Imam fired for praying for Khaleda

    Our Correspondent . Feni | Updated at 08:22pm on April 18, 2021

    An imam of a local mosque in Feni was dismissed from his job on Friday for conducting a prayer session seeking divine blessings for Covid‑infected...

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    DU professor Nazrul Islam dies of Covid

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 08:13pm on April 18, 2021

    Dhaka University’s Nutrition and Food Science Institute Professor Nazrul Islam Khan died early hours on Sunday. He was 62. The professor breathed his last at...

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    4 die of Covid-19 every hour in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 04:28pm on April 18, 2021

    The daily number of Covid deaths hit a fresh record of 102 in the 24 hours until 8:00am on Sunday as the fresh wave of...

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    Protect lives first, then think about livelihoods: CJ

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:13pm on April 18, 2021

    Chief justice Syed Mahmud Hossain on Sunday told lawyers that people’s lives should be protected first before thinking about their livelihoods. The chief justice made...

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    Bangladesh’s biggest dedicated COVID-19 hospital inaugurated

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:20pm on April 18, 2021

    The government on Sunday inaugurated a 1,000-bed Covid hospital at Mohakhali in Dhaka. Health minister Zahid Maleque while addressing the inaugural session said that the...