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Thousands of people are getting vaccinated willingly everyday

Traffic pressure on the road on the fifth day of the lockdown

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

Lockdown: Restrictions till August 5

Thousands of people are getting vaccinated willingly everyday

Dhaka, July 27: Thousands of people across the country, including the capital, are willingly receiving the coronavirus vaccine every day. Men and women who want to be vaccinated are going to the designated vaccination center with the vaccine card by applying through the Surokkha app. They are getting vaccinated despite the presence of long queues.

Traffic pressure on the road on the fifth day of the lockdown

Dhaka, July 27: Compared to the last four days, more traffic was observed on the roads of the capital on Tuesday- the fifth day of the hard lockdown. Office-goers were seen sharing rickshaws fares. Some shops in the neighborhood opened. On the other hand, police search continued at various points of the road. The presence of cars at various signals were noticed.

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

Dhaka, July 27: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that government officials and employees will work as servants and not rulers of the people. Instructing the administration to ensure that none of the country's senior citizens are excluded from vaccination, she said they would be rewarded for good deeds as well as punished for bad ones.

Lockdown: Restrictions till August 5

Dhaka, July 27: The current government-imposed lockdown across Bangladesh, to curb the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) infection, will continue till August 5. On TuesdayIt was decided following a coronavirus review meeting by officials on Tuesday (July 27) at noon.

Covid-19: Daily deaths break records second day in a row as 258 people die in the last 24 hours

Dhaka, July 27: For the second day in a row, the daily death toll in Covid-19 across Bangladesh saw records being toppled as 258 people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, between Monday and Tuesday morning.

Bangladesh set to vaccinate 80 percent of the population by 2022: DGHS

Dhaka, July 27: Bangladesh's health authorities say they have set a deadline of next year to vaccinate 80 per cent of the country's 170 million people as part of a government campaign to control Covid-19.

More rains expected as light pressure forms in sea again

Dhaka, July 27: Another light pressure in the Bay of Bengal is likely to have formed without negating the effect of the previous one. A light pressure is expected in the North Bay in the next two days, the meteorological office said. This information was given by the Meteorological Department on Monday (July 26) evening.

Eight thousand doctors and nurses to be recruited without interviews, says Health Minister

Dhaka, July 27: To deal with the coronavirus situation, 8,000 new doctors and nurses will be recruited without interviews. Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque told reporters at the secretariat after the cabinet meeting on Monday (July 26).

Sajeeb Wazed Joy turns 51 today

Dhaka, July 27: Today is the 51st birthday of the Prime Minister's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy. He was born on July 27, 1971 during the war of liberation. Father of the Nation and Joy's grandfather Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman named him after the country became independent.

DMP arrests 566 people in Dhaka on the fourth day of the ongoing hard lockdown

Dhaka, July 27: On the fourth day of the ongoing hard lockdown, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 566 people for violating government's Covid-19 rules. At the same time 164 individuals and organizations were fined Tk 1,26,200 by the mobile court.

Ferry did not hit the pillar of Padma Setu, says Cabinet Secretary

Dhaka, July 26: There is no danger of ships or ferries hitting the pillars of the Padma Bridge. Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam said, "Misinformation has been spread in the media in this regard." Anwarul Islam was responding to a question from reporters after a cabinet meeting at the secretariat on Monday (July 26) when he made the statement.

Covid-19: Country witnesses records in daily deaths, new cases as 247 die within 24 hours

Dhaka, July 26: Both daily deaths and new cases broke records as Bangladesh reported 247 fatalities and 15,192 new infections in the last 24 hours, between Sunday and Monday.

Underpass U-loop to be constructed on Dhaka-Chittagong highway

Dhaka, July 26: A project worth Tk 568 crore is being taken up again to make the Dhaka-Chittagong highway safe and congestion free. Under the project, new underpass U-loop will be constructed on such highways. The initiative is aimed at reducing the risk of accidents and providing sustainable, safe and cost-effective communication systems.

Power generation has increased to 13,793 MW under Sheikh Hasina's leadership

Dhaka, July 26: In the light of the growing power demand in the country, as the established production capacity has increased over time, so has the maximum production. The highest generation in the fiscal year 1970-71 was 225 MW which has increased to 13,793 MW as on July 18, 2021.

Lockdown: Record 587 arrests, fine of Tk 14 lakh made in Dhaka on Sunday

Dhaka, July 26: On the third day, 587 people were arrested by the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) for disobeying government instructions during the ongoing two-week hard lockdown to prevent the coronavirus infection. Two hundred thirty-three individuals and organizations were fined Tk 1,00,950 by mobile courts. Besides, the traffic department also imposed a fine of Tk 12,72,000 on 521 vehicles. A total of 1,373 people have been arrested in the capital in three days.