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Public transport to remain shut for 9 days

Public transport to remain shut for 9 days

Transport movement will remain suspended for nine days before and after Eid-ul-Azha, aiming to contain the spread of coronavirus. State minister for shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury came up with the information while addressing a meeting on ensuring safe journey of...
Shahed arrested based on info by Regent MD: Rab

Shahed arrested based on info by Regent MD: Rab

Regent Hospital Chairman Mohammad Shahed was arrested based on information given by the hospital’s managing director Masud Parvej, said Director-General  of Rapid Action Battalion Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun. The Rab DG disclosed the information while briefing...
Nations heading in wrong direction with COVID-19: WHO

Nations heading in wrong direction with COVID-19: WHO

The coronavirus pandemic will get “worse and worse” if governments fail to take more decisive action, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday said “too many countries [were] headed in the wrong direction”,...
Ecnec okays Tk 3,020-cr farm modernization project

Ecnec okays Tk 3,020-cr farm modernization project

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved eight projects with an outlay of Tk 10,102 crore, including Tk 3,020 crore for agricultural mechanisation aiming to reduce agricultural production costs in the country. The approval...