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Covid-19: 30 die, 1,272 new cases registered across Bangladesh in 24 hours

Have friends, no foreign masters: Obaidul Quader on government

Coronavirus: National Advisory Committee suggests opening factories in phases

ADP worth Tk 2,37,000 approved by NEC

Corona-damaged projects must be completed with highest priority: PM Hasina

Intense heatwaves across the country, temperature to head north today

Dhaka, May 18: Although there are storms and rains in some parts of the country, the temperature has started rising. Temperatures rose by an average of one to two degrees Celsius on Monday (May 17) in most places compared to Sunday. On Tuesday (May 18) the temperature may rise further somewhere. The heat flow may continue. But there will be storms and rains somewhere.

Bangladesh fights against Coronavirus: Dhaka North City Corporation, Young Bangla launch mass mask campaign to prevent Covid-19 spread

Dhaka: Dhaka North City Corporation or DNCC joined youth platform Young Bangla to launch the  mass mask campaign to limit the spread of COVID-19 pandemic across the country.

People of the south are still leaving Dhaka on the occasion of Eid

Dhaka, May 15: In the last few days, there was a huge crowd of people at all points of exit from the capital centering on Eid-ul-Fitr. Hundreds of thousands of people have returned home in the last few days suffering from long-distance transport. The trend of homebound people going home continues even after Eid.

Storm and rain may dampen Eid celebrations today

Dhaka, May 14: Today is Friday, the holy Eid-ul-Fitr. On the day of Eid, the devout Muslims of the country may have to suffer from the rain. There is a possibility of rain with gusty winds and heavy rain in some parts of the country till noon today. Meteorologist Md. Aftab Uddin said this about the weather situation for the next 24 hours on Thursday (May 13) at 9 pm.

No traffic congestion as Dhaka empties ahead of Eid

Dhaka, May 13: Holy Eid-ul-Fitr at midnight. With Eid around the corner, people have been traveling home with unlimited misery for the last few days. But at the moment the picture is completely different. As there is no passenger pressure on the Dhaka-Aricha highway, most of the vehicles are moving with few passengers. The pressure of other local transport including laguna-autorickshaw on the road has eased. As a result, the highways are now much more empty than before.

Lockdown extended by another week

Dhaka, May 13: The period of the ongoing lockdown to prevent coronavirus (Covid-19) infection is being extended for another 7 days i.e. till 23rd May. State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain said on Thursday (May 13) that a notification to extend the term would be issued on May 16.

Chinese Ambassador expresses regret over Quad comment

Dhaka, May 13: Li Jiming, the China's ambassador to Dhaka, said relations with Beijing would deteriorate if Bangladesh joined the US-led Quad. However, he has changed his tone two days later.

Owners and workers demand introduction of long distance public transport before Eid

Dhaka, May 8: The Bangladesh Road Transport Owners Association, Bangladesh Bus-Truck Owners Association and Bangladesh Road Transport Workers Federation have demanded the introduction of long-distance passenger and freight transport in compliance with the health rules. The organizations made the demand at a joint press conference at the National Press Club on Saturday (May 8) at 11 am.

Public transport operates after 22 days

Dhaka, May 6: After 22 days, public transport was operated on the streets of Dhaka. Public transport has been shut down since April 14 due to a strict lockdown announced by the government to curb the outbreak of coronavirus. At the end of the third consecutive lockdown, transport with half-passenger capacity and increased fares began operating from dawn on Thursday (May 6).

Public transport to operate inside city from today

Dhaka, May 6: The Dhaka Road Transport Owners Association has announced to run public transport in all district cities including Dhaka metropolis from Thursday (May 6) morning. On Wednesday night (May 5), Khandaker Enayet, general secretary of the association, said, "As per the decision of the government, public transport will run inside all district cities, including Dhaka metropolis, from Thursday (May 6) morning in compliance with health rules."

Nor'wester lashes Dhaka

Dhaka, May 4: Kalbaishakhi storm with strong winds blew in the capital last night. The storm, which started from the western part of the country, hit Dhaka around 12 midnight.

Heavy rains with gusty winds lash Dhaka; Nor'wester with depression-flood alert sounded

Dhaka, May 3: Many parts of Dhaka have received torrential rains with gusty winds at night. It started raining at 9.50 pm on Sunday (May 2) in the middle of Dhaka including Malibagh, Mouchak, Shantinagar, Magbazar, Rajarbagh, Khilgaon and Goran. After the heat of the day, the rain is a relief. With this the wind began to blow with intense speed.

Government planning to open public transport ahead of Eid

Dhaka, May 1: Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader said the government is thinking of launching public transport ahead of Eid.

BRTA demands to start bus service after the shop opens

Dhaka, April 30: The Bangladesh Road Transport Owners' Association (BRTA) has demanded the launch of the bus after allowing all kinds of shops and businesses, including Bipnibitan, to operate in the ongoing lockdown to prevent coronavirus. In a statement sent to the media on Friday (April 30th) at noon, the association's president Moshiur Rahman Ranga and secretary general Khandaker Enayet Ullah made the demand.

Coronavirus: Over 8,000 general beds, 459 ICU beds vacant across the country

Dhaka, April 30: Although the country is in turmoil, 8,335 corona general beds and 459 ICU beds are vacant in eight divisional hospitals, Md. Maidul Islam, senior information officer at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, said in a statement on Thursday (April 29).