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Hajj likely to be cancelled this year because of coronavirus

currentnews The biggest occasion in the Islamic calendar, the annual hajj pilgrimage, has become the latest global event to be jeopardised by coronavirus, with Saudi authorities suggesting travellers delay plans to visit Mecca in late July. The comments have been widely interpreted as clearing the ground More...

5 new Covid-19 cases detected: Maleque

currentnews Five more new coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases were detected in the country overnight, raising the number of the confirmed coronavirus cases to 61 while its toll remained static at six, Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said here today. “Five more persons have tested More...

29 home-quarantined in 24 hours in Rangpur division

currentnews With growing awareness among the common people about the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, only 29 people were put in home quarantine in the last 24 hours in Rangpur division. The armed forces and other law enforcement agencies have further intensified activities to assist the civil administrations More...

BB calls applications from banks for Tk 5,000cr stimulus package

currentnews Bangladesh Bank (BB) has called applications from all the scheduled banks for receiving low cost fund from Taka 5,000 crore stimulus package for the export-oriented industries announced earlier by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to help those overcoming the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic. “Head More...

Bangladesh’s GDP to remain stand at 7.8%

currentnews The Bangladesh economy is expected to remain strong in fiscal 2020, with a strong GDP growth rate of 7.8%, according to the Asian Development Bank. The report forecasts that gross domestic product of Bangladesh is expected to grow by 8% in FY2021, the ADB said in its latest Asian Development More...

US records 1,169 virus fatalities, new global daily high

currentnews The United States recorded 1,169 COVID-19 fatalities in the past 24 hours, the Johns Hopkins University tracker showed Thursday, the highest one-day death toll recorded in any country since the global pandemic began. The toll reflected figures reported by the university between 8:30 pm Wednesday More...

Global coronavirus cases exceed 1 million, Over 51,000 dead

currentnews More than a million cases of coronavirus have been registered globally, according to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University – another grim milestone as the world grapples with the spreading pandemic. More than 51,000 people have died and more than 208,000 have recovered, according More...

Germany cooperation to help increase electricity efficiency in Bangladesh

currentnews At the recent Bangladesh-German Consultations 2020 held at the NEC-2 Conference Room in the city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area, both the sides emphasized on the need to further strengthen bilateral relations especially in the energy and renewable energy segment. The consultations were More...

Don’t pay heed to rumour, no corruption will be tolerated in relief distribution: PM

currentnews Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the people not to pay heed to any rumour regarding coronavirus situation and simultaneously warned that no corruption will be tolerated in the relief distribution as she issued a 31-point directive on Thursday in view of the outbreak of the lethal disease. She also called upon the people to follow health codes properly, visit physicians if they experience More...

Hajj likely to be cancelled this year because of coronavirus

currentnews The biggest occasion in the Islamic calendar, the annual...

5 new Covid-19 cases detected: Maleque

currentnews Five more new coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases were detected...

29 home-quarantined in 24 hours in Rangpur division

currentnews With growing awareness among the common people about the...

BB calls applications from banks for Tk 5,000cr stimulus package

currentnews Bangladesh Bank (BB) has called applications from all the...

Bangladesh’s GDP to remain stand at 7.8%

currentnews The Bangladesh economy is expected to remain strong in...

US records 1,169 virus fatalities, new global daily high

currentnews The United States recorded 1,169 COVID-19 fatalities in the...

Global coronavirus cases exceed 1 million, Over 51,000 dead

currentnews More than a million cases of coronavirus have been...

Germany cooperation to help increase electricity efficiency in Bangladesh

currentnews At the recent Bangladesh-German Consultations 2020 held at the...

5 new Covid-19 cases detected: Maleque

currentnews Five more new coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases were detected in the country overnight, raising the number of the confirmed coronavirus..

British envoy discusses election issues with Ishraque

currentnews British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson on Sunday went to BNP’s Dhaka South City Corporation polls candidate Ishraque..

July 2021 set for start of delayed Olympics

currentnews The postponed Olympic Games will now begin on July 23 next year and run until...

Tigers’ Pak tour to depend on security assessment: Zahid Russell

currentnews State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell has said that Bangladesh would only...

Malaysian shuttlers dominate Yonex-Sunrise Jr Int’l Badminton

currentnews Malaysian shuttlers established their supremacy in the Yonex-Sunrise Bangladesh Junior International Badminton series after emerging...

Hajj likely to be cancelled this year because of coronavirus

currentnews The biggest occasion in the Islamic calendar, the annual hajj pilgrimage, has become the latest global event to be jeopardised by coronavirus, with Saudi authorities suggesting travellers delay plans to visit Mecca in late July. The comments have been widely interpreted as clearing the ground for a cancellation of this year’s event, a rare occurrence in modern history: the last such closure More...

Cinematographer Mahfuzur Rahman passes away

currentnews Noted cinematographer Mahfuzur Rahman Khan passed away at a hospital in the city early Friday. He was 70–reports UNB. Mahfuzur Rahman breathed his last at the United Hospital around 12:26 am, said organising secretary of Bangladesh Film Director’s Association Kabirul Islam Rana. Mahfuzur , the nine-time National Film Award winner, fell sick on November 25 and was admitted to Green More...

Film Federation of India to organise Bharat-Bangla Film Awards

currnentnews The Film Federation of India, an apex body of producers and distributors of the country, on Wednesday said it will..

Shironamhin to release new album next year

currentnews Popular band Shironamhin will release a new album in the beginning of next year. The news was confirmed by founding..

Here’s why you should include bay leaf in your diet

currentnews Known for its aromatic flavour, tej patta or bay leaf is widely used as a culinary spice in Indian dishes. The herb, which is indigenous to the Mediterranean region, is full of essential nutrients and minerals like vitamins A and C as well as folic acid and also boasts of a variety of health benefits, reports The Indian Expess. The nutrient-rich herb is considered to help prevent digestive More...

Ways to use papaya leaves to fight dengue fever

The leaf extract increases platelet counts in the patients suffering from dengue currentnews Papaya is known to be the one of..

5 things to do to keep your lungs healthy

   Currentnews.com.bd November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the disease and what one can do..

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