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Shahiduzzaman first Bangladesh MP to recover from COVID-19

Dhaka, May 24 -- The last two tests on samples from the Naogaon-2 MP came back negative, the latest of which was made available on Saturday, his aide Nurul Absar said. He gave the samples on May 16 a... Read More


Apex Group boss Manzur Elahi, wife Niloufer of Sunbeams school, contract coronavirus

Dhaka, May 24 -- Niloufer has been admitted to the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka while her husband was taking treatment at home, their son Syed Nasim Manzur told bdnews24.com on Saturday night. ... Read More


AK Azad undergoes plasma therapy for COVID-19

Dhaka, May 24 -- Azad, a former president of FBCCI, received the serum from the blood of recovered coronavirus patients at the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka on May 20, the doctor said. The phys... Read More


Power Division urges people not to be upset about 'ghost' bills

Dhaka, May 24 -- The Power Division says the bills will be adjusted once the virus crisis is over. The division issued a notice on Saturday after disgruntled customers took to social media to vent th... Read More


Fazle Kabir to continue as Bangladesh Bank governor as govt is bending rules

Dhaka, May 24 -- With parliament suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, a presidential ordinance has to be issued to amend Bangladesh Bank Order. The Oorder caps the maximum age limit to hold the... Read More


Mockbul Hossain, ex-MP and Dhaka Awami League leader, dies from COVID-19

Dhaka, May 24 -- He breathed his last at the Combined Military Hospital in the capital on Sunday night, his aide Fazlur Rahman told bdnews24.com. Mockbul was admitted to the hospital three days ago a... Read More


Bangladesh clothing factories fail to pay workers before Eid, hundreds shut

Dhaka, May 24 -- Garment and knitwear exporters' lobbying groups BGMEA and BKMEA say 478 of their members had to shut business in past two months with orders worth billions of dollars cancelled and pa... Read More


Mugda Medical College principal, COVID-19 focal person among four doctors transferred

Dhaka, May 24 -- Principal Shah Golam Nabi was also working as acting director of the hospital after the recent removal of Director Shaheed Md Sadiqul Islam director. Sadiqul had written to the Direc... Read More


Govt appoints new CMSD director after N95 mask scam

Dhaka, May 23 -- The public administration ministry announced the appointment of Additional Secretary Abu Hena Morshed Zaman as CMSD director in an order issued on Friday. He will replace Brig Gen Md... Read More


Trucks haul passengers outfoxing police in pandemic

Dhaka, May 23 -- A truck veered into a ditch in Gaibandha's Palashbari on the stormy morning of Thursday as Cyclone Amphan was cutting its path through Bangladesh. Under the rod-laden vehicle lay the ... Read More