Authorities fail to control homebound passengers, allow ferries to operate
More emphasis on transportation, health and education in the new fiscal year
38 die with Covid-19 within 24 hours
Crowded Eid procession equals suicide: Health Minister
Sheikh Hasina prays for India as Covid situation worsens
Dhaka, May 11: Unable to stop the passengers, the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) has allowed ferries to operate on the Paturia-Daulatdia and Banglabazar-Shimulia routes.
Dhaka, May 11: The whole world has been fighting the coronavirus pandemic for almost a year and a half. Although some countries have dealt with it efficiently, most are in fragile conditions. The situation in Bangladesh is not in a very favorable position and the country has to overcome a lot of obstacles to keep the medical system active.
In the last 24 hours, 38 more people have died due to coronavirus in the country. The death toll from the virus stands at 11,972. At this time 1,514 people have been identified as newly infected with corona. The total number of infected patients increased to 7,75,027
Dhaka, May 10: Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said, "On Eid, homebound people are traveling from one district to another, including ferry crossings, taking advantage of the slight easing of restrictions. No one cares about hygiene. It's like committing suicide."
Dhaka, May 10: Neighboring India is having a difficult time in the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Every day news of the death of thousands of people in the country is coming in the media. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing condolences and prayers for the Indians who died in coronavirus.
Dhaka, May 10: The parliamentary committee has asked to see whether legal action can be taken against the Serum Institute of India for failing to provide the required number of Oxford-AstraZeneca doses under the agreement. The recommendation was made by the committee after a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs held at the Parliament House on Sunday (May 9th) discussed the issue of non-availability of vaccines from India as per the agreement.
Dhaka, May 10: Police have launched a special operation in Chandraghona area of Rangunia upazila of Chittagong to ensure health of the people. During the operation, hygiene violators were arrested and given free masks, as well as punished with songs, poems, performances and speeches. This is basically an attempt to create awareness about the coronavirus disease.
Dhaka, May 10: BNP chairperson and former prime minister Begum Khaleda Zia's birthday has been discussed anew. A copy of Begum Khaleda Zia's coronavirus test report, who is being treated at the hospital, has spread through social media. And that sparked off the discussion. A copy of that report shows that Begum Khaleda Zia was born on May 8, 1946.
Dhaka, May 10: The horrific outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in India has put neighbour Bangladesh at risk. The identification of a deadly-contagious Indian strain of the virus and the emergence of a vaccine crisis could have a dangerous impact on Bangladesh, health experts fear. A report by the US news agency AP on Sunday raised the alarm.
Dhaka, May 9, 2021: Speedboat owner Chan Mia alias Chandu Mollah alias Chandu ordered passengers to cross the road in violation of the ban in the hope of making more profit.
Dhaka, May 9, 2021: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said that BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia will not be able to go abroad for treatment.
Dhaka: The number of deaths due to the deadly coronavirus (Covid-19) is on the rise again in Bangladesh.
Dhaka: Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia on Sunday tested negative for COVID-19, media reports said.
Dhaka, May 8: In the last 24 hours, 45 more people have died in the country due to the deadly coronavirus (Covid-19). With this, the number of deaths in Corona in the country has increased to 11,878.
Dhaka, May 8: Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader said the project has been taken up to make the site of speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on March 7 and the surrender of the Pakistani aggressors tourists spot. These places and their history have been disputed in the past. The government has taken initiative to present them properly to the new generation.