The government has turned down the plea from businesspeople, including garment manufacturers, for letting them resume operation of factories, fearing a further surge in Covid deaths and infections.
The government has decided to set up more vaccination centres across the country to speed up the inoculation drive especially in remote areas amid a surge in Covid deaths and infections.
The government’s condition of maintaining health guidelines for allowing cattle markets ahead of Eid-ul-Azha seems to have fallen on deaf ears.
Investigators have found the involvement of Proshanta Kumar Halder alias PK Halder and 74 others in embezzling about Tk 2,000 crore through forgery from two non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs).
Just a day after the health directorate’s grim warnings over the deteriorating Covid situation, the government yesterday announced relaxing the ongoing “strict lockdown” ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha.
Except those engaged in emergency services, no public or private vehicle would be allowed on ferries, said Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) yesterday.
With Covid deaths and infections surging, the Prime Minister’s Office has directed the divisional and deputy commissioners to take steps to raise the number of beds and ensure oxygen supply at...
Nazim Uddin did not have any other choice.
Anyone who goes outdoors without an urgent cause will face severe punishment during the seven-day lockdown starting tomorrow.
The government’s efforts to protect the proverbial heart of the country, its capital, from a worsening Covid-19 situation could be foiled by the influx of people from riskier districts to cattle...