August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

The unvaccinated can’t be outside

The government will not allow any unvaccinated people aged 18 or above on the streets from August 11, the day it will relax the ongoing “lockdown”.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Movement without being vaccinated a punishable offence from August 11: Minister

Movement of those above 18-years-old without being vaccinated will be considered a punishable offence from August 11, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque said today.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Better housing for slum dwellers: PM hands over flats to 300 families   

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today handed over newly-constructed flats to 300 low-income families as they were living in slums, enabling them to avail civic amenities.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

PM to be in UNGA in person

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be visiting the US to attend the UN General Assembly scheduled for September 14-26.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Drive against Aedes larvae: DNCC, DSCC hand out fines worth Tk 8.14 lakh

Mobile courts of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) today handed out fines worth Tk 8.14 lakh to owners of under-construction buildings and houses after...

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

3,000 jobless families get humanitarian aid in Rajshahi

Some 3,000 jobless and distressed families were given humanitarian assistance aimed amid the countrywide lockdown to curb Covid-19 transmission.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Factory Reopening: A mess-up hard to afford

The government has made a complete mess of the reopening of export-oriented factories amid “strict lockdown” enforced to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

‘Govt suffering from dependency syndrome’

The country’s health system has collapsed due to the “wrong” policy of the government as it is suffering from “dependency syndrome”, said Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury yesterday.

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

21,056 pass 41st BCS preliminary test

A total of 21,056 candidates have passed the 41st Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) preliminary examination.

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

News Analysis: Barely ever on anyone’s mind

It seems the government can’t stick to its decisions when it comes to tackling the pandemic.