10 die of coronavirus, daily infection rate drops to 1.8 percent
We want to build a non-communal Bangladesh: PM Sheikh Hasina
Rangpur SP transferred for failing to curb violence
Culprits in Rangpur arson, communal violence identified
Blockade at Shahbag in protest of communal attacks; 24 hour ultimatum
Dhaka, October 18: Coronavirus has killed 10 people in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of deaths in Covid-19 in the country stands at 27,778. At the same time, 339 new coronavirus cases have been identified. So far, the total number of identified patients stands at 15,65,827. Considering the test, the daily infection rate is 1.80 percent.
Dhaka, October 18: Speaking at the inauguration and award ceremony of Sheikh Russell Day-2021 at Bangabandhu International Conference Center in the capital on Monday, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government wants to build a non-communal Bangladesh.
Dhaka, October 18: Rangpur District Superintendent of Police (SP) Biplob Kumar Sarkar has been transferred as he could not curb the communal violence. An officer of the rank of Superintendent of Police (SP) has been transferred in this case. The transfer was made in a circular signed by Dhananjay Kumar Das, deputy secretary of the police-1 branch of the public security department of the home ministry, on Monday (October 18) by order of the President.
Dhaka, October 18: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said that those involved in the house fire and looting at Pirganj in Rangpur have been identified immediately. He said 45 people have already been arrested. The minister also said that houses will be constructed for the victims soon. He told reporters at his office in the Secretariat on Monday (October 18) at noon.
Dhaka, October 18: The blockaders have set a 24-hour deadline in the capital to protest communal attacks and vandalism and demand justice for those involved. On Monday (October 18) at around 2:00 pm, they tied the ultimatum and announced the suspension of the movement. Earlier, the protesters took position at Shahbagh intersection around 10:30 am.
Dhaka, October 18: Referring to the Rohingya and stranded Pakistanis as a burden for Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said they are putting pressure on Bangladesh's economy. She made the remarks during a meeting with the newly-appointed Dutch Ambassador to Bangladesh Anne Gerard van Leeuwen at Ganobhaban on Sunday (October 17).
Dhaka, October 18: The COP-26 climate change summit is set to begin in Glasgow on the last day of this month. At the upcoming conference, Bangladesh will raise a number of issues to achieve its goals on climate issues. Bangladesh has sought the cooperation of the European Union (EU) to make them successful.
Dhaka, October 18: The proposal to cancel the Dhaka-Chittagong Expressway construction project has been approved in principle. As a result, construction of Dhaka-Chittagong Expressway is not being done in PPP (public-private partnership). A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Virtual Economic and Public Procurement was held at noon on Sunday (October 17) under the chairmanship of Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal.
Dhaka, October 18: The Prime Minister has approved the cancellation of the Class V Completion (PEC) and Madrasa Education Completion (Ibtedayi) examinations this year. It was sent to the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education with approval on Sunday (October 17) afternoon. As a result, PEC-Ibtedai examination is not being conducted this year. It is learned that the matter may be officially announced by the concerned ministry this week.
Dhaka, Oct 18, 2021: A case has been filed for attacking police following Friday prayers in and around Baitul Mukarram Mosque in Dhaka.
Dhaka, Oct 18, 2021: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said that those involved in the Comilla incident will be arrested soon.
Dhaka, 16 October 2021: As the light pressure in the coastal areas of northern Andhra Pradesh and adjoining areas of India rises to the ground, it has also increased rainfall in Bangladesh.
Dhaka: Bangladesh, a nation which witnessed a deadly pandemic surge in recent times, has registered 16 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Sunday.
Dhaka, October 18, 2021: The Indian High Commission has paid tribute to the soldiers who died fighting for the Commonwealth in World War II on Sunday.
Those who secretly left the Qur'an in the temple in Cumilla have been caught: Minister for Liberation War Affairs
Dhaka, Oct 18, 2021: Liberation War Affairs Minister AQM Mozammel Haque has said that a grooup, which is against independence, are trying to create religious tension.