Coronavirus: One death, 170 new cases across Bangladesh on Thursday
Increasing remittances, decreasing imports stall dollar growth in Bangladesh
Uttara accident: China will have no objection to punitive measures
Uttara accident: 50 ton crane was lifting 70 ton girder, 10 arrested
Number of travellers through Benapole decreases
Dhaka, August 18: One person died of coronavirus in the country from 8 am on Wednesday to 8 am on Thursday. With this, the death increased to 29 thousand 315 people. 170 people were infected with coronavirus in one day. With this, the total number of infected people stands at 20 lakh 9 thousand 604 people.
Dhaka, August 18: The issue of negligence on the part of the contractor has come up in the case of a girder falling from the crane of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project under construction in Uttara of the capital and falling on a private car. China's ambassador Li Ziming said that China will have no objection to taking punitive measures as recommended by the committee report.
Dhaka, August 18: The crane of the under-construction BRT project on the private car in Uttara of the capital, from which the girder fell and 5 members of the same family died, was not fit. The crane was very old. Its capacity was 45 to 50 tons. And the weight of the girder was 60 to 70 tons.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 18: The number of travellers through Benapole land port is decreasing. Concerned persons said that the crisis has arisen due to the decrease in the value of the Bangladeshi taka in India.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 18: Today is Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, the Mahavatar of the Hindu religion. The Hindu community is celebrating Janmashtami with religious solemnity and joy.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 18: Law Minister Anisul Haq said that none of the convicted and absconding accused in the August 21 grenade attack case will be exempted.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 18: On the occasion of the upcoming election, the ruling party Awami League has shown its strength on the streets. On the anniversary of the August 17 serial bombing, the party gathered a large number of leaders and workers in anti-terror rallies and demonstrations across the country including the capital. In addition, the general secretary of the party, Obaidul Quader, also indicated that.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 17: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina criticized the countries that gave shelter to the killers of Bangabandhu and said that the big countries that gave shelter to the killers who murdered my parents and brothers talk about human rights today, and teach the lessons of humanity.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 17: Grameen Telecom has submitted to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) the accounts of the assets of four members of the board of directors, including Nobel laureate economist Dr. Muhammad Yunus.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 17: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet visited the Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar.
Dhaka, August 17: A Chittagong court sentenced five members of the JMB to death in the mosque bombing case inside Isha Khan Naval Base in Chittagong. The court also ordered a fine of Tk 50 thousand to each of the convicts. On Wednesday (August 17), Chittagong Anti-Terrorism Tribunal Judge Abdul Halim announced the verdict.
Dhaka, August 17: Prime Minister's International Affairs Adviser Dr. Gowher Rizvi said, "The murderers who were behind the killing of Bangabandhu's family on August 15, also conspired to kill Sheikh Hasina and Sheikh Rehana abroad. But the government of the country where they were at that time resisted it."
Dhaka, August 17: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, "Bangladesh witnessed gross violations of human rights during the long military rule after the August 15, 1975 massacre. We were even prevented from seeking justice." The Prime Minister said this in a meeting with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, who paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister at Ganabhaban on Wednesday (August 17).
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 17: The import of rice from India has increased through Hili Land Port of Dinajpur's Hakimpur Upazila. Despite the increase in imports, importers are not unloading rice from the port due to fear of loss. Importers are hoping that the government will quickly reduce the duty and make it possible for imported rice to be marketed.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 17: The High Court has issued a rule seeking to know why the decision to increase the price of fuel without holding a public hearing will not be illegal.