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Bangladesh records 64 Covid deaths; opposition demands removal of Health Minister

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

Bangladesh minister says boat capsize was 'deliberate murder'

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

Bangladesh Parliament passes 2020-21 budget with 10K cr takas to fight Covid

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'

Kuwait suspends army official for taking bribe from Bangladesh MP

The Kuwait government has suspended Major General Mazen Al-Jarrah, assistant undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, on allegations of receiving bribes from and making a dubious financial transaction with Bangladesh MP Mohammad Shahid Islam, Arab Times reports

Bangladesh boat capsize toll reaches 33

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

Bangladesh reports 64 new virus deaths, a daily record

Bangladesh has registered 64 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection, the highest in a single day, raising the body count to 1,847

MPs denounce health minister in parliament, demand his removal

Bangladesh Health Minister Zahid Maleque today came under fire from opposition BNP and Jatiya Party MPs in parliament due to the ministry's failure to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure treatment and testing facilities for people infected with the coronavirus

All-time high new cases reported

Bangladesh officials yesterday reported an all-time daily high of 4,014 coronavirus infections

Bangladesh Defence Secretary dies from COVID-19

Bangladesh Defence Secretary Abdullah Al Mohsin Chowdhury on Monday died at a hospital here due to the novel coronavirus, the government has confirmed

30 killed in Bangladesh boat capsize

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

Bangladesh gives nod to two foreign flight operators

The Bangladesh government has given permission to two more foreign air operators -- Turkish Airlines and Air Arabia -- to operate regular flights to and from Dhaka from July 1

Bangladesh daily editor sued for report demanding removal of PM's top aide

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

Bangladesh finalises antibody test policy as virus cases keep surging

The Directorate General of Drug Administration will give the green light to the use of rapid test kits in Bangladesh once the health ministry gives it a go-ahead

Biman Bangladesh stays grounded

In the first 17 days of this month, the country's two private airlines operated 552 domestic flights with 16,334 passengers, and the state-owned Biman operated just two carrying 24

COVID-19: current infection rate 23.12 pc, recovery rate 40.54 pc

Thirty-four people have died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, said during a briefing

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Suicide cases increase in Nepal during lockdown

At least 1,647 people have committed suicide during the lockdown period in Nepal which was imposed first imposed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, police said