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Bangladesh internet users cross 100 million

Dhaka, May 14 -- The number of mobile phone connections of the four operators in the country has also increased and neared the total population of over 160 million. The number of Internet users in th... Read More


Bangladesh asks Muslims not to offer open air Eid prayers

Dhaka, May 14 -- The religious affairs ministry in a notice on Thursday also issued some health safety guidance and threatened legal action if they are not complied with. "Muslim devotees have been a... Read More


Bangladesh detects coronavirus cases in Rohingya refugee camp

Dhaka, May 14 -- The first coronavirus cases in the crammed Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar have been officially confirmed. Two residents of the world's largest refugee camp at Kutupalong teste... Read More


Police shuffle five top officers

Dhaka, May 14 -- A deputy inspector general and four superintendents of police have been assigned to new workplaces, the home ministry announced on Thursday. Mofizuddin Ahmed, additional commissioner... Read More


Third doctor dies from COVID-19 in Dhaka hospital

Dhaka, May 13 -- Dr Abul Mokarim Md Mohsin Uddin headed the Radiology Department at Ibn Sina Hospital in Dhaka after retiring from the army,. He died while undergoing treatment at the Combined Milita... Read More


Bangladesh plans to extend lockdown to May 30, curb travels during Eid

Dhaka, May 13 -- The government plans to extend the ongoing lockdown to May 30 as the daily rate of new COVID-19 cases has continued to jump. Speaking to bdnews24.com about the plans on Wednesday, St... Read More


Govt to pave way for seasonal fruits to hit markets during virus crisis

Dhaka, May 13 -- Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaque will hold an online meeting with stakeholders, including local representatives, experts, fruit farmers, traders and wholesalers, to draw up plans i... Read More


Coronavirus infects 161 Ansar personnel, kills one

Dhaka, May 13 -- Among the infected, 58 were deployed to the parliament, 66 were operating alongside the Dhaka Metropolitan Police and the rest were stationed at the headquarters and in different dist... Read More


Three more public representatives suspended over aid embezzlement

Dhaka, May 12 -- They are Mukhles Mia, chairman of Nurpur union in Habiganj's Shayestaganj Upazila, Md Akbar Ali, member of Nimpara union in Rajshahi's Charghat, and Md Kamal Hossain, member of Ahmadp... Read More


College admission process set to begin on Jun 6 after delay over coronavirus

Dhaka, May 12 -- Professor Harun-or-Rashid, the college inspector at the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dhaka, confirmed the information to bdnews24.com on Tuesday. On Monday, Inter-b... Read More