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Bangladesh ranked 8th in global weekly increase in corona cases: WHO
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) ?Bangladesh ranks 8th in weekly increase in new coronavirus cases across the globe with 26,598 new cases during the period, the World Health Organisation (WHO) data says.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Bangladesh COVID-19 cases reach 1,59,679; death toll 1,997
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) The number of coronavirus cases in Bangladesh rose by 3,288 to 1,59,679 on Saturday, while fatalities increased by 29 to 1,997, health officials said.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine
India-Bangladesh border trade hit by protests
Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) Five port users' organisations in Bangladesh have suspended import of Indian goods through Benapole land port on the border for the third day on Friday, protesting India's refusal to accept Bangladeshi-exported goods.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
COVID-19 death toll rises to 1,968 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) The COVID-19 death toll in Bangladesh increased to 1,968 after another 42 fatalities were reported, health officials said on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine
Kuwaiti officer linked to trafficking accused B'desh lawmaker suspended
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) A Kuwaiti major general, working in the Interior Ministry, has been suspended in connection with his alleged link with human trafficking and visa trading business of Bangladesh lawmaker M. Shahidul Islam Papul in the Gulf kingdom, as per reports.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh surpass 150,000 mark
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh on Thursday surpassed 150,000 as 4,019 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, the biggest daily jump since March 8, officials said.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Health/Medicine
'Militants seek to target B'desh security agencies but lack capacity'
Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) Militants in Bangladesh have the police, the RAB (Rapid Action Battalion) and other law enforcement agencies as their main targets and are trying to instigate attacks on them, a top police officer said.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
B'desh COVID-19 restrictions extended till Aug 3
Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has issued an order extending its restrictions on public activities and movement across the country until August 3 to contain the spread of coronavirus, it was reported on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Bangladesh marks 4 yrs of cafe terror attack
Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) Bangladesh on Wednesday marked four years of a terror attack at an upscale cafe in Dhaka which claimed the lives of 20 civilians, mostly foreigners, and two policemen.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Bangladesh minister says boat capsize was 'deliberate murder'
Dhaka, June 30 (IANS) Bangladesh State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury said the boat capsize in the Buriganga river that killed 34 people was a "deliberate murder", and not an accident.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
B'desh Parliament passes 2020-21 budget with 10K cr takas to fight Covid
Dhaka, June 30 (IANS) The Bangladesh Parliament on Tuesday passed the 568,000 crore Bangladeshi taka (BDT) budget for fiscal year 2020-21, with the slogan 'Economic Transition and Pathway to Progress'.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
B'desh records 64 Covid deaths; opposition demands removal of Health Minister
Dhaka, June 30 (IANS) Bangladesh has recorded 64 Covid-19 deaths and 3,682 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike, health department spokesperson Nasima Sultana said on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
B'desh boat capsize toll reaches 33
Dhaka, June 30 (IANS) The death toll from a boat capsize in Bangladesh's Buriganga river has increased to 33 after another body was recovered on Tuesday, authorities said, adding many other passengers were feared missing.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
30 killed in B'desh boat capsize (Ld)
Dhaka, June 29 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed on Monday when a boat capsized in Bangladesh's Buriganga river after it collided with another vessel, according to authorities.
2020-06-29
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
B'desh Defence Secretary dies from COVID-19
Dhaka, June 29 (IANS) Bangladesh Defence Secretary Abdullah Al Mohsin Chowdhury on Monday died at a hospital here due to the novel coronavirus, the government has confirmed.
2020-06-29
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
B'desh daily editor sued for report demanding removal of PM's top aide
Dhaka, June 28 (IANS) The editor of the Daily Inqilab newspaper in Bangladesh has been sued under the Digital Security Act for publishing a column calling on the government to remove the Prime Minister's political adviser.
2020-06-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
COVID-19: BCB requests ICC to extend World Test Championship cycle
Dhaka, June 28 (IANS) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has asked the International Cricket Council (ICC) to extend the World Test Championship cycle as it does not see the team playing its eight recently-cancelled matches because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh forex reserves hit all-time high at $35.09 bn amid Covid-19
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) Foreign exchange reserves of Bangladesh hit an all-time high of $35.09 billion on Tuesday, amid falling import payments and moderate inflow of remittances.
2020-06-25
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
BCB launches COVID-19 app to monitor players' health
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday announced that they have launched an app to check on the health and mental well-being of players during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-25
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
WB approves $500m to B'desh for road connectivity with India
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) The World Bank has approved $500 million to help Bangladesh improve road connectivity along the Jashore-Jhenaidah corridor covering four western districts of Bangladesh to connect with the capital Dhaka as well as with India and Bhutan.
2020-06-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Bangladesh reports 37 fresh COVID-19 deaths
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) Bangladesh has registered 37 new deaths due to COVID-19, raising the body count to 1,582, health officials said on Wednesday.
2020-06-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine
India our biggest friend, but Indian media comments not ok: B'desh FM
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Bangladesh Foreign Minister, A.K. Abdul Momen, said on Tuesday that India is his country's biggest friend, as he expressed hope that the border tensions between India and China will be solved diplomatically.
2020-06-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
None will remain poor or homeless in B'desh: Hasina
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Greeting countrymen, party leaders, activists and well-wishers on the occasion of Awami Leagues (AL) 71st founding anniversary, Bangladesh Prime Minister and AL President Sheikh Hasina said that none will remain poor or homeless in the country.
2020-06-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Bangladesh's home Test series against New Zealand postponed
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Bangladesh's upcoming Test series against New Zealand in August-September has been postponed to a later day, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said on Tuesday.
2020-06-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
China to submit reports on COVID-19 recommendations to Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 22 (IANS) China will submit four specific reports to Bangladesh containing recommendations on how Bangladesh can better deal with the coronavirus situation. The reports will be handed over to the Health Ministry of Bangladesh through the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka within a week as the Chinese medical expert team sent by the Chinese government concluded its COVID-19 combating mission in Bangladesh on Monday ending a two-week visit on Monday.
2020-06-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Bangladesh flags 27 more areas as COVID-19 red zones
Dhaka, June 22 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has flagged 27 more areas as COVID-19 red zones on the basis of coronavirus mortality and infection rates, it was reported on Monday.
2020-06-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Bangladesh reports 3,531 new COVID-19 cases, 39 deaths
Dhaka, June 22 (IANS) Bangladesh recorded over 3,500 more COVID-19 cases, bringing the total in the country to 112,306.
2020-06-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Health/Medicine
COVID-19 cases top 108,000 in Bangladesh, deaths reach 1,425
Dhaka, June 21 (IANS) Bangladesh reported over 3,240 more COVID-19 cases, bringing the total in the country to over 108,000.
2020-06-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Health/Medicine
Mashrafe Mortaza tests positive for coronavirus
Dhaka, June 20 (IANS) Former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
2020-06-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Dhaka always for peaceful coexistence with neighbours: Hasina
Dhaka, June 18 (IANS) Bangladesh doesn't prefer war and wants peace with all its neighbours, but needs to defend its maritime borders, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Thursday as she commissioned the Bangladesh Navy's latest acquisition.
2020-06-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
B'desh COVID-19 cases top 100,000 with over 1,300 deaths
Dhaka, June 18 (IANS) The number of coronavirus cases in Bangladesh crossed the 100,000 mark on Thursday, authorities said, as the densely populated South Asian country struggles to contain the pandemic.
2020-06-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Bangladesh halts visas-on-arrival indefinitely
Dhaka, June 18 (IANS) Bangladesh has suspended its visa-on-arrival services for nationals of all countries until further notice as the coronavirus pandemic in the country continued to intensify, it was reported.
2020-06-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
B'desh teacher arrested for controversial social media post
Dhaka, June 18 (IANS) A Bangladeshi teacher was arrested on Thursday under the controversial Digital Security Act over a social media post that allegedly criticized a former health minister and senior Awami League member who died during COVID-19 treatment.
2020-06-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
With biggest single day spike, COVID-19 cases near 100,000 in B'desh
Dhaka, June 17 (IANS) Novel coronavirus cases in Bangladesh inched towards the 100,000-mark with over 4,000 more persons testing positive for the infection on Wednesday, the biggest single-day spike since the virus was first reported on March 8 in the country, health officials said.
2020-06-17
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'Bangladesh areas to receive heavy rainfall in next 24 hours'
Dhaka, June 17 (IANS) The Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Wednesday forecast that 'heavy' to 'very heavy' rainfall may lash the country's three divisions -- Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet in the next 24 hours.
2020-06-17
Category: International, Bangladesh,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Army to be deployed in Covid 'red zones' of Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 16 (IANS) With the highest number of deaths due to Covid-19 recorded in a day so far, the Bangladesh Army is set to patrol the red zone areas, the Inter Services Public Relation Directorate (ISPR) said in a statement on Tuesday.
2020-06-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Bangladesh marks dozens of coronavirus red zones
Dhaka, June 15 (IANS) Bangladesh's national committee for tackling the coronavirus pandemic has spotted dozens of areas as red zones due to high infection and death rates, majority of them in capital Dhaka.
2020-06-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
COVID-19: Worst-hit areas in B'desh to go into lockdown, says PM Hasina
Dhaka, June 14 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has decided to bring the countrys worst coronavirus-hit areas under lockdown aimed at checking its further spread.
2020-06-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Bangladesh Minister dies of coronavirus
Dhaka, June 14 (IANS) A Bangladesh government Minister died due to the novel coronavirus, as tests conducted after his death at a hospital in Dhaka revealed he was suffering from COVID-19, officials said on Sunday.
2020-06-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'Sheikh Hasina's stimulus package for Bangladesh loan-dependent'
Dhaka, June 13 (IANS) The economists in Bangladesh are skeptical about the implementation of the massive budget proposed by the Sheikh Hasina government to stimulate the economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-06-13
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Hoping T20 WC, Asia Cup happen on time: Mahmudullah
Dhaka, June 13 (IANS) Bangladesh T20 skipper Mahmudullah Riyad remains hopeful that 'prestigious tournaments' like T20 World Cup and Asia Cup will go on as per schedule despite the ongoing coronavirus crisis that continues to create havoc around the world.
2020-06-13
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Another 9 suspects arrested over B'desh migrant killings in Libya
Dhaka, June 9 (IANS) Police in Dhaka have arrested another nine people with alleged links to the killings of 26 Bangladeshi migrants in Libya, the media reported.
2020-06-09
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
B'desh to resume int'l flights later this month
Dhaka, June 9 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has decided to allow international flight operations from late June after over two months of suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-06-09
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
B'desh crackdown on human traffickers after Libya massacre (Ld)
Dhaka, June 4 (IANS) In a nationwide crackdown, Bangladesh security forces have arrested 16 human traffickers responsible for sending more than 30 workers to Libya, most of whom perished in a grisly massacre last week. Seven of these 14 traffickers were nabbed by CID, said DIG (Organised Crime), Imtiaz Ahmed, in a press briefing on Thursday afternoon.
2020-06-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Economically we are under a lot of pressure: B'desh Planning Minister (Ld)
Dhaka, June 2 (IANS) Amid the economic pressure faced by Bangladesh in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Muhammad Abdul Mannan, the countrys Planning Minister, told exclusively to IANS on Tuesday, "Economically, we are under a lot of pressure. Resources are relatively low. I feel much more pressure. Our exports are under a big threat. Those who work hand-to-mouth are in big crisis. We are far behind because of Covid-19.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
B'desh bus services resume after more than 2 months
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) Road transport services, including buses and minibuses, resumed across Bangladesh on Monday after being suspended for more than two months in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-06-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'B'desh schools, colleges to reopen only after pandemic is over'
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that school and colleges across the country will reopen only after the coronavirus pandemic was over.
2020-06-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Vettori to donate part of salary to help BCB's low income staff
Dhaka, May 31 (IANS) With world economy suffering due to the coronavirus pandemic and sporting bodies finding it difficult to manage payments and salaries due to the suspension of sporting activities, they have been looking at players and coaching staff to voluntarily take pay cuts or make donations. And Bangladesh spin-bowling coach Daniel Vettori has informed the board that he is willing to donate a part of his salary so that it helps the Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) low income staff.
2020-05-31
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh to resume domestic flights on June 1
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has allowed domestic flights to resume in a reduced capacity from June 1 after grounding them for more than two months in a measure to stop the spread of coronavirus, it was reported.
2020-05-29
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Four labourers dead, 15 missing as boat sinks in Bangladesh
Dhaka, May 27 (IANS) At least four labourers were dead and 15 remained missing after a boat capsized in the river of Jamuna in Bangladesh's Sirajganj district, a senior police official said on Wednesday.
2020-05-27
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident