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By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Come forward with assistance: Quader to affluent people

currentnews Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday urged the affluent  people of the society to extend their helping hands during the crisis created over global coronavirus outbreak. He made the More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, March 29th, 2020

RMCH launches coronavirus tests from Wednesday

currentnews Coronavirus tests are likely to be started at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) on Wednesday following the arrival of a PCR machine here. Tests on reagents will be conducted on Monday. A 30-member More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Govt hospitals have 500 ventilators in stock: Health Minister

currentnews Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Sunday informed that the government hospitals have 500 medical ventilators while the privates ones have 700 to tackle the coronavirus situation. “Besides, three More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Malaria drug is biggest hope against Coronavirus : Novartis CEO

currentnews Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan said his Sandoz generics unit’s malaria, lupus and arthritis drug hydroxychloroquine is the company’s biggest hope against the coronavirus, Swiss newspaper More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Akij Group postpones its corona hospital project

currentnews Akij Group has postponed its ‘emergency’ project to set up a specialised emergency hospital in the city to treat coronavirus-infected patients reportedly in the face of opposition from locals. “We’ve More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Navy conducts disinfectant spray operations

currentnews Members of Bangladesh Navy have conducted disinfectant spray operations across the country to check the outbreak of deadly coronavirus. Navy members conducted the day-long disinfectant liquid spray operations More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Thakurgaon turns deserted amid coronavirus lockdown

currentnews The entire Thakurgaon district town has worn a deserted look amid army patrolling to enforce complete lockdown. Besides, shops and local business establishments have remained closed. Bangladesh Army More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, March 28th, 2020

ADB to give Bangladesh $300,000 grant to fight coronavirus

currentnews The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Saturday approved $300,000 emergency grant to support the Bangladesh government’s fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The grant will support More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Over 600,000 corona cases recorded globally: AFP

currentnews More than 600,000 cases of the new coronavirus have been officially recorded around the world since the outbreak of the epidemic, according to an AFP tally at 1045 GMT on Saturday. There were 605,010 More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Spanish princess dies from coronavirus

currentnews Princess Maria Teresa of Spain has died aged 86 after testing positive for coronavirus. The princess, of the Bourbon-Parma Royal Family in Spain, passed away on Friday her younger brother, Prince Sixtus More...

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