Wednesday, Aug 12th
Last update04:21:02 PM GMT
Bangladesh’s coronavirus death tally reached 3,471 on Tuesday after the health authorities announced 33 more deaths in the last 24 hours.
The mortality rate is 1.32 percent.
Besides, 2,996 new cases were identified after testing 14,820 samples, pushing up the number of cases to 2,63,503.
So far, 20.46 percent of the total 12,27,988 samples tested turned out to be positive.
The overall flood situation continues to improve in the country’s all river basins, except Brahmaputra, due to onrush of hilly water from the upstream.
The Brahmaputra River is in rising trend and it may continue to increase in the next 48 hours, while the Jamuna River is in falling trend and it is likely to remain steady in next 24 hours, according to a bulletin of the Flood Forecast...
New York: (Net): Global COVID-19 cases have surpassed 20 million according to the Center for Systems Sci-ence and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University, reports Xinhua.
The global case count reached 20,011,186, with a total of 734,664 deaths worldwide, the CSSE data showed on Tuesday morning.
The United States, the worst-hit country by the pandemic, has recorded 5,089,416 cases and 163,425 ...
Cox’s Bazar: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Tuesday arrested three people from Marisbunia in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district in connection with the killing of Major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan in Teknaf.
The arrestees are Nurul Amin, Nizam Uddin and Mohamamd Ayas.
Director of Rab Legal and Media Wing Lieutenant Colonel Ashique Billah said Rab members arrested them f...
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said Bangladesh is a shining example of communal harmony in the contemporary world.
“For thousands of years, followers of different faiths have been living and practicing their respective religions in the country amid mutual harmony,” he told a function on Dhakeshwari National Temple premises on Tuesday on the occasion of the Janmashtami, ...
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das has urged Indian business leaders to explore the opportunities for collaboration and joint ventures (JVs) with Bangladesh, including exports to third countries.
She mentioned about excellent manufacturing environment, vibrant demography and favorable investment at-mosphere in Bangladesh.
The High Commissioner made the remarks whil...