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Governor: dozens at Tennessee nursing home have virus

Bangladesh, March 30 -- An outbreak of the new coronavirus at a Tennessee nursing home has forced the facility to be temporarily closed for cleaning with dozens of residents and staff members sent int... Read More


Trump extends national social distancing guidelines to April 30

Bangladesh, March 30 -- The United States has reported more than 140,000 confirmed #COVID19 cases by Sunday. U.S. President Donald Trump says the national social distancing guidelines aimed at slowing... Read More


8,000 DSCC, DNCC cleaners vulnerable to coronavirus

Bangladesh, March 30 -- Around 8,000 cleaners of both the city corporations in Dhaka, who cannot afford sanitisers, masks and protective equipment, are doing their jobs taking the high risk of coronav... Read More


Coronavirus: The woman behind India's first testing kit

Bangladesh, March 29 -- India has been criticised for its poor record of testing people in the battle against coronavirus. That, however, is set to change, thanks in large part to the efforts of one v... Read More


Police assault journalists in Barishal

Bangladesh, March 29 -- Amid the government's directives to law enforcers and the local administration not to do excesses with the general people, two photojournalists were physically assaulted by a p... Read More


No plan for repatriation flights from Dhaka for British nationals: UK

Bangladesh, March 29 -- The British government has said they have no plans to introduce repatriation flights from Dhaka but are monitoring the situation closely. British High Commission in Dhaka has ... Read More


Coronavirus: Hasina wishes Charles quick recovery

Bangladesh, March 29 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed profound sadness as Prince Charles contacted novel coronavirus. The is currently in the process of recovery. "I have always c... Read More


Woman with coronavirus symptoms dies in Barishal

Bangladesh, March 29 -- A woman with symptoms of coronavirus died at the Corona Unit of Sher-e-Bangla Medical College (SBMC) early Sunday. The deceased was identified as Niru Begum, 45, wife of Md Du... Read More


Trying time: DC carrying relief materials to people's doorsteps

Bangladesh, March 29 -- The deputy commissioner of Bagerhat has set an example by carrying sacks of relief to the doorsteps of the helpless people who have been left without work following the restric... Read More


Lockdown, what lockdown? Sweden's unusual response to coronavirus

Bangladesh, March 29 -- While swathes of Europe's population endure lockdown conditions in the face of the coronavirus outbreak, one country stands almost alone in allowing life to go on much closer t... Read More