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Omicron BA. 5 sub-variant now predominant in Dhaka

Staff Reporter The BA. 5 sub-variant of Omicron coronavirus is predominant in Bangladesh especially in Dhaka city as the fourth wave of the coronavirus transmission is going on in the country for last few weeks. During the last six weeks (14 May to 24 June 2022), Omicron BA.5 became the most predominant sub-variant. During this period, 51 out of 52 ...

Providing wheelchair to the disabled in Rangpur

Rangpur Correspondent A wheelchair was given to a disabled person named Md. Aziar Rahman of Mominpur Union of Rangpur Sadar Upazila. Rangpur Sadar Upazila Parishad Chairman Nasima Zaman Bobby handed over the wheel chair to the helpless old disabled person in front of the Sadar Upazila Parishad on Monday afternoon. At this time Nasima Zaman Bobby said that she would ...

Raushon Ershad flies to Bangkok again for follow-up treatment

Staff Reporter Opposition Leader Raushon Ershad on Tuesday went to Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, for follow-up treatment, after her eight-day stay in Bangladesh,. She along with her son Rahgir Almahe Ershad MP (Rangpur-3) and his wife Mahima Ershad left Hazrat Shahjajal International Airport at 1:30pm by a flight of Thai Airways. Jatiya Party senior leaders including its chairman ...

Henolux MD Nurul Amin, his wife arrested for instigating suicide of a businessman

Staff Reporter Henolux Managing Director Nurul Amin and his wife Fatema Amin have been arrested in connection with a case filed over death of a businessman following a suicidal attempt allegedly instigated by the duo. A businessman, who set himself on fire on the Jatiya Press Club (JPC) premises on Monday out of frustration over a company’s refusal to pay ...

Govt launches migration compact taskforce to ensure safe migration

Staff Reporter The government has launched the Migration Compact Taskforce (Taskforce) which aims to facilitate the implementation, follow-up, and review of the Global Compact for Migration (GCM).The taskforce will provide a platform to ensure full support and cooperation from all relevant stakeholders through a ‘whole of government’ approach.Senior government officials and officials from participant United Nations agencies of the Bangladesh ...

PM to inaugurate new MoFA building Thursday

Staff Reporter Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said the newly constructed eight-storey building of his Ministry would help address the growing demand for space to a large extent with a modern working environment in place. Momen visited the building ahead of its formal opening and thanked the concerned people for timely completion of the construction work. Prime ...

Press Conference of Rangpur City Corporation

Rangpur Correspondent On the occasion of the upcoming Eid-ul-Adha, the Rangpur City Corporation organized a press conference to slaughter the sacrificial animals at a designated place and remove the waste very quickly. Panel Mayor Mahmudur Rahman Titu made a written statement at 11:30 am on Monday organized by Rangpur City Corporation and chaired by Executive Officer Ruhul Amin Miah. In ...

Flood situation improves in Sylhet

Sylhet Bureau The flood situation in Sylhet district improved slightly on Tuesday morning, with most of the rivers except the Kushiyara showing a receding trend.However, flood survivors across the northeastern district continue to suffer from the deluge. While many have taken refuge in makeshift shelters, others are staying in tents on the highway and roads. The Surma river was receding ...

PM mulls area-based specific time power cuts to save fuel

Staff Reporter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said she is thinking of introducing area-based load shedding for a specific time to save the fuel that is used for power generation. “Today, I think that I will tell (authority concerned) to reduce electricity production for some time (everyday) to save the fuel that is used for power generation,” she said. ...

Arfanul Haque Rifat takes oath as Cumilla city mayor

Cumilla Correspondent Arfanul Haque Rifat was sworn in as mayor of the Cumilla City Corporation (CCC) on Tuesday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina virtually administered the oath to Rifat at Osmani Memorial Auditorium from her official residence Ganabhaban in the capital. All the 36 elected councilors of the city corporation, including nine of the reserved seats, also took oath on the ...