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Government officials will act as servants, not rulers of the people: PM Hasina

Lockdown: Restrictions till August 5

Covid-19: Death toll crosses 19,000 as Bangladesh registers 195 more fatalities in 24 hours

Dhaka, July 24: The national coronavirus death toll has crossed the 19,000 mark after another 195 person succumbed to Covid-19 across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours, between Friday and Saturday.

Dhaka: 403 people arrested on the first day of hard lockdown

Dhaka, July 24: On the first day of the ongoing hard lockdown, 403 people were arrested by the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) for disobeying government instructions. At that time, 203 individuals and organizations have been fined Tk 1,27,270 in the mobile courts. Besides, the traffic department has imposed a fine of Tk 1,60,000 on 441 vehicles.

Nearly 1.05 crore SIM users have left Dhaka ahead of Eid, eight lakh have returned

Dhaka, July 24: On the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, 1 crore 4 lakh 94 thousand 683 mobile SIM card users have left Dhaka till Thursday (July 22), while 8 lakh 20 thousand 516 users have returned to the capital city on Thursday. Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar made the announcement on Friday (July 23rd) night.

Sheikh Hasina sends mangoes to Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Dhaka, July 24: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent mangoes to her Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan as “a gesture of goodwill”, according to reports from the Bangladeshi High Commission in Islamabad.

Age limit for coronavirus vaccination to be lowered to 18

Dhaka, July 23: The age limit for coronavirus vaccination is being reduced to 18 years. Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Friday (July 23rd) instructed Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services Prof Dr Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam to reduce the age limit at the behest of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The decision will be officially announced soon.

Ferry hits pillar of Padma Bridge, injures 20 passengers

Dhaka, July 23: Twenty passengers of the ro-ro ferry Shahjalal on the Shimulia-Banglabazar waterway were injured when they collided with the 17th pillar of the Padma Bridge. The accident took place when the driver lost control on the way from Banglabazar Ghat in Madharipur to Shimulia Ghat in Munshiganj around 9:45 am on Friday. However, there was no major danger as the ferry was brought under control immediately. Later the driver came to Shimuliaghat without any hindrance and anchored the ferry.

Light pressure in the sea, warning signal number 3 sounded

Dhaka, July 23: Local warning signal No. 3 has been issued in the seaports due to the effect of light pressure in the Bay of Bengal. According to meteorologists, there will be more rain across the country on Friday and Saturday as compared to the last few days due to light pressure.

6 passengers of easybike killed in collision with pickup van in Bagerhat

Dhaka, July 23: Six passengers of an easybike were killed when a pickup truck hit them at Fakirhat in Bagerhat. Another person was injured in the incident. The accident took place in the Bailtali Primary School area on the Dhaka-Khulna highway around 7:45 am on Friday (July 23).

Covid-19: 166 more deaths, 6,364 new cases in 24 hours

Dhaka, July 23: Another 166 people have succumbed to the coronavirus across Bangladesh in the last 24 hours, between Thursday and Friday, taking the total deaths to 18,851.

Munia's suicide: Police did not find Anvir guilty

Dhaka, July 23: Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir has not been found guilty by the police in a case of inciting college student Mosarat Jahan Munia to commit suicide. Gulshan police has submitted a final report to the court recommending that Anvir be acquitted of the charges filed by Munia's sister.

Dr Krishna Rupa Majumder urges people to follow Covid-19 norms, says health workers alone cannot prevent disease

Dhaka, July 23: Dr. Krishna Rupa Majumder, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University has urged citizens to play their part and follow Covid-19 guidelines to stem the flow of the virus. During a Facebook Live session, the doctor said health professionals alone cannot prevent the coronavirus if citizens don't take responsibilities.

Bangladesh starts strict lockdown to tackle CoVID-19 surge

Dhaka: Bangladesh government imposed strict 'lockdown' in the country from Friday after ending their nine-day break for Eid-ul-Azha celebration.

17 Bangladeshis die as boat drowns in the Mediterranean

Dhaka, July 22: At least 17 Bangladeshi migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean on their way to Europe. The news was published on Wednesday (July 22) quoting the Tunisian Red Crescent. The country's coastguard has rescued more than 380 people from the sea. The Red Crescent said they were all passengers on the sinking ship.

Over 1,000 people affected by dengue in July

Dhaka, July 22: A total of 1,013 dengue patients have been admitted to hospitals in the first 22 days of July this year. Of these, 25 have been admitted to the hospital in the last 24 hours. A total of 1,385 dengue patients have been admitted to the hospital from January this year to Thursday (July 22).

Cox's Bazar's marine beach to be modelled after Thailand-Indonesia

Dhaka, July 22: The government has taken initiative to formulate a master plan to make Cox's Bazar up-to-date and tourist-friendly. Cox's Bazar is the longest beach in the world. This 120 km long, sand-rich beach is at the top of the interest of domestic and foreign tourists.