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Bangladesh ready to work with UK

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed sadness for her British counterpart Boris Johnson, who has been infected with coronavirus, and said that her government is ready to work closely with the United Kingdom (UK) government to overcome the challenge that has risen due to the outbreak of the lethal virus across the globe

Government allocates rice for the poor amid shutdown

The government has allocated Tk 98.1 million and 30,617 tonnes of rice for assistance of the poor in Bangladesh whose livelihood is hit hard by a 10-day nationwide shutdown to stem the coronavirus outbreak

Bangladeshi workers in Maldives at added risk of coronavirus infection: HRW

About 100,000 migrant workers in Maldives, including many Bangladeshis, are at added risk from Covid-19, Human Rights Watch has said, urging authorities to ensure their access to healthcare

Bangladesh extends ban on all passenger flights, bar those from China, to April 7

The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh or CAAB has extended ban on all domestic flights and almost all international flights to Apr 7 amid a shutdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus

ADB gives Bangladesh $300,000 in aid against COVID-19

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an emergency grant of $300,000 to aid Bangladeshs fight against the coronavirus pandemic, a media report said on Saturday

Two doctors among four new cases

Four more people have tested positive for novel coronavirus in the country, taking the number of confirmed cases to 48, said the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) yesterday

Biman suspends London, Manchester flights for a week

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has suspended its London and Manchester flights for a week amid the coronavirus pandemic

Bangladesh confirms four new coronavirus cases; two doctors among them

The government’s disease control agency has confirmed four more coronavirus cases, taking the total of positive tests to 48 in Bangladesh

Britain advises citizens to leave Bangladesh as virus cases surge

Britain has advised its citizens to leave Bangladesh as coronavirus cases are surging

Limit presence during Friday prayers at mosques, Bangladesh's Muslims told

The Islamic Foundation of Bangladesh  has urged Muslims to limit their presence during Juma prayers at mosques to stem the spread of the coronavirus

Bangladesh’s coronavirus cases surge to 44

The government’s disease control agency has confirmed five more coronavirus cases, taking the total to 44 in Bangladesh

Bangladesh to celebrate 49 years of independence amid lockdown

Bangladesh is set to celebrate the 49th anniversary of independence from Pakistan with restrictions on gatherings due to a coronavirus pandemic

Prices of essentials shoot up in Bangladesh

The prices of essentials, including rice, vegetables, cooking oil, spices, and cleaning items, have increased several folds over the last one week

Bangladesh registers fifth death from coronavirus, cases unchanged at 39

Bangladesh has confirmed one more death from coronavirus infections, taking the total to five, according to the government’s disease control agency

BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia released

Opposition BNP Chairperson and former PM Begum Khaleda Zia has been released this afternoon, 25 months after she landed in jail in a graft case

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