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July 24, 2022

Covid-19: 4 more die, 430 new cases reported in 24hrs

Bangladesh recorded four more Covid-19-linked deaths with 430 new cases in 24 hours till Sunday morning.With the latest figures, the country’s total fatalities reached 29,266 while the caseload to 2,001,775, according to the Directorate General of Heal…

Man opens fire on Philippine campus, killing 3 people

A gunman opened fire on university campus in the Philippine capital region on Sunday, killing a former town mayor and two others in a brazen attack ahead of a graduation ceremony, police said.The suspect was armed with two pistols and was captured in a…

70% of Covid deaths among unvaccinated: DGHS DG

A significant proportion of the people, 70 percent, who have died of Covid were not vaccinated against the disease, according to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Director General (DG) Dr Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam.Khurshid was addr…

Flood death count rises to 129 as 2 more die

Two more people died due to floods across the country in the 24 hours to Sunday morning.The number of reported fatalities, from May 17 to July 23, rose to 129, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).Of the deceased, 73 were from…

2 killed as truck hits bike on Dhaka-Tangail highway

Two people were killed on the Dhaka-Tangail highway in Gazipur Sunday after police said a truck mowed them down with their motorcycle.”It happened around 5pm near Kadda area under Konabari Police Station when the truck rammed into the motorcycle of Mas…

5.5% people of the country carriers of Hepatitis B virus: speakers

Some 5.5 percent of people in the country are carriers of Hepatitis B virus, while 0.6 percent carry Hepatitis C virus in their bodies. At least one crore people are currently affected by these two viruses, but what’s alarming is that nine out of 10 pa…

Militancy has no place in Bangladesh: Home Minister

Home Minister Assaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Sunday said that militancy has no place in Bangladesh as the government put down the menace successfully with cooperation from cross-section of people.He was addressing at the unveiling of the cover of a book ti…

BPL Football :Bashundhara Kings will play Dhaka Abahani on Monday

Newly crowned Bashundhara Kings will play league runners-up Dhaka Abahani Limited in a battle of pride in the 12-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football at 4 pm at the Bashundhara Sports Complex here on Monday.The two soccer giants–champions Kin…

Qualities set for selection in Army

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday directed the Navy and Air Selection Board-2022 to put importance the spirit of Liberation War, professional skills, leadership qualities, discipline, honesty, trustworthiness and loyalty during the promotion of th…

3 held for importing liquor under false declaration

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have detained three people over the seizure of large consignment of foreign liquor imported under false declaration and through tax evasion from Narayanganj’s Sonargaon and the city’s Airport area.The detainees w…

BNP, JSD agree to wage anti-govt movement

BNP and Jatiya Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (Rob) on Sunday agreed to forge national unity to wage a simultaneous movement to oust the government.The talks between the parties were held at JSD President ASM Abdur Rob’s Uttara residence in the capital.BNP Se…

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