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Bangladesh GDP will fall in 2020, but jump in 2021: IMF’

currentnews After falling to only 2 per cent growth this year, Bangladesh economy will see a big jump in next fiscal year with a record growth of 9.5 per cent if the pandemic fades in the second half of this year and economic activities return to normalcy, International Monetary Fund (IMF) says in a More...

Sylhet hospital doctor dies of coronavirus in Dhaka

currentnews An assistant professor of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital died of coronavirus at a hospital in Dhaka at early hours of Wednesday. Deceased Dr Moin Uddin, who tested positive for the virus on April 5, breathed his last around 4am at Kurmitola General Hospital. He was admitted to More...

Hundreds of garment workers stage demo for wages

currentnews Hundreds of workers of several garment factories demonstrated on Wednesday demanding arrears at different places of Dhaka, Chattogram and Gazipur. Confirming the matter to the Daily Observer Online, Officer-in-Charge of Mirpur Police Station Mostafizur Rahman said, “Workers of various More...

UN chief warns of ‘epidemic of misinformation’ about coronavirus

currentnews UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday about a “dangerous epidemic of misinformation” surrounding the global coronavirus outbreak. “This is a time for science and solidarity,” Guterres said in a statement and video message. “As the world fights the deadly COVID-19 More...

World will likely experience worst recession since 1930s: IMF

currentnews The global economy will this year likely suffer the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday, as governments worldwide grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic. The Washington-based organization now expects the global economy to contract by More...

Pahela Baishakh: US, Australian envoys greet Bangladeshis

currentnews US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Miller and Australian High Commissioner in Dhaka Jeremy Bruer on Tuesday greeted Bangladeshis on the occasion of Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year. “As we join forces to fight COVID-19, on behalf of the entire US Embassy community, including More...

17 hospitals providing free coronavirus test

currentnews Seventeen hospitals are currently providing free coronavirus testing services across the country amid the spread of this deadly virus. “The government is increasing the number of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test and expanding the service across the country,” the Directorate General More...

Digital Health launches free ‘Corona Insurance’

currentnews Digital Health (DH) on Tuesday launched a new insurance policy to cover coronavirus related expenses of 100,000 individuals. DH, previously known as Telenor Health, is a Grameen social business. It has been offering digital healthcare services for the last four years and has a client base More...

Plundering relief won’t be tolerated, warns PM

Photo: PID currentnews Issuing a note of warning that plundering relief materials will not be tolerated in this crisis period, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said strict action is being taken against those found involved in irregularities in relief distribution no matter which party they belong to. “We’re taking propmt legal action after being informed of any irregularities in More...

Bangladesh GDP will fall in 2020, but jump in 2021: IMF’

currentnews After falling to only 2 per cent growth this...

Sylhet hospital doctor dies of coronavirus in Dhaka

currentnews An assistant professor of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College...

Hundreds of garment workers stage demo for wages

currentnews Hundreds of workers of several garment factories demonstrated on...

UN chief warns of ‘epidemic of misinformation’ about coronavirus

currentnews UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday about...

World will likely experience worst recession since 1930s: IMF

currentnews The global economy will this year likely suffer the...

Pahela Baishakh: US, Australian envoys greet Bangladeshis

currentnews US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Miller and Australian High...

17 hospitals providing free coronavirus test

currentnews Seventeen hospitals are currently providing free coronavirus testing services...

Digital Health launches free ‘Corona Insurance’

currentnews Digital Health (DH) on Tuesday launched a new insurance...

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...

UN chief warns of ‘epidemic of misinformation’ about coronavirus

currentnews UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday about a “dangerous epidemic of misinformation” surrounding the global coronavirus outbreak. “This is a time for science and solidarity,” Guterres said in a statement and video message. “As the world fights the deadly COVID-19 pandemic — the most challenging crisis we have faced since the Second World War — we are also 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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