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Bangladesh Navy deploys 25 rescue ships as super cyclone looms

Dhaka, May 19 -- Two maritime patrol aircraft and two helicopters were also at the ready to conduct search operations over the Bay of Bengal and in the coastal districts, the Inter Services Public Rel... Read More


Khaleda Zia is in relief but health has not improved, BNP's Fakhrul

Dhaka, May 19 -- "Without any doubt, she is in relief after arriving at home and doing a bit better mentally for that. But there has been no improvement to her health at all," BNP Secretary General Mi... Read More


Bangladesh starts evacuating 2.2m people to cyclone shelters as Amphan looms

Dhaka, May 19 -- People threatened by the cyclone in the coastal districts will be evacuated to safety by 8 pm Tuesday, said State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Enamur Rahman. Storm ale... Read More


Bangladesh suspends river transport services as Amphan nears coastline

Dhaka, May 19 -- Ferry crossings along with other services were halted from 1 pm Tuesday in line with the orders of BIWTC Chairman Khaja Mia. All vessels will remain docked until further notice, he t... Read More


Three more public representatives face removal over coronavirus aid embezzlement

Dhaka, May 18 -- The local government ministry issued separate orders suspending the public representatives on Monday. Kulsum Begum, a member of Palashbari Union in Thakurgaon's Baliadangi Upazila, i... Read More


Bangladesh prepares 12,078 shelters as Amphan grows in intensity

Dhaka, May 18 -- State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Enamur Rahman announced the development via a virtual press conference on Monday. The storm will turn into a super cyclone by Monday... Read More


Bangladesh raises danger signal as Cyclone Amphan intensifies

Dhaka, May 18 -- The storm, which has turned into a 'very severe' cyclone as it moves northwards over the west Bay of Bengal, was centred about 1,075 km south-southwest of Chattogram port at 3 pm Mond... Read More


As Cyclone Amphan looms, Bangladesh plans to start evacuations Tuesday

Dhaka, May 18 -- Cyclone Amphan intensified into a 'very severe' cyclonic storm on Monday and is likely to strengthen further as it bears down on the coastlines of Bangladesh and India's West Bengal, ... Read More


BSMMU introduces online appointment to reduce patient suffering

Dhaka, May 18 -- From now on, patients will be able to avail services from the 'fever clinic' and COVID-19 laboratory after filling up online forms. Patients will have to register a day before their ... Read More


COVID-19 claims life of another Bangladeshi policeman

Dhaka, May 18 -- Sub-inspector Mujibur Rahman Talukder of the special branch of police's Paltan Zone-1, lost his battle with COVID-19 at the Central Police Hospital in Dhaka's Rajarbagh on Monday morn... Read More