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Domestic flights to resume from June 1

Domestic flights to resume from June 1

The civil aviation ministry yesterday decided to resume domestic flight operations on a limited scale from June 1. The resumption comes after more than two months of ban on regular passenger flights on all international and domestic routes to contain the Covid-19 outbreak.

  • SCB, Brac to help 25,000 people in lockdown

    Standard Chartered Bangladesh (SCB) has teamed up with Brac to deliver support packages to 25,000 people from 5,000 low-income families residing in locked down areas.

  • Dentists demand special appointment

    Dental surgeons who passed 39th special Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examination expressed frustration over the recent recruitment of 2,000 doctors, as none of them were included in the list.

  • Covid-19 Patients: Two isolation centres opened in Cox’s Bazar

    Two isolation and treatment centers for Covid-19 patients were inaugurated in Cox’s Bazar – one at Kutupalong Rohingya camp and the other at Ukhiya upazila.

  • EU allocates 334m Euros for Bangladesh

    On top of the ongoing cooperation programme in Bangladesh, the European Union has allocated 334 million Euros and promised mobilising more funds in near future to mitigate the economic and social impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Back in his mother’s arms

    Sifat missed going out. There was a small open place in front of his house in Hatirjheel, where the four-year-old loved to play under his mother’s watchful eyes.

  • SSC result 2020

    SSC result on May 31

    Results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent exams will be published on May 31.

  • US lauds Hasina’s leadership

    The United States has appreciated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s leadership and described Bangladesh as a “dynamic entrepreneurial society” whose social indicators have been a real success story.

  • Worth the risk?

    People busy with Eid shopping at markets and shops in the capital are too reluctant to maintain physical distancing and health guidelines. Such an act is not only putting them at the risk of contracting coronavirus, but also spreading it to others.

  • Beximco introduces remdesivir for Covid-19 treatment

    Beximco Pharmaceuticals has introduced generic remdesivir for Covid-19 treatment.

  • Cyclone Amphan in Bangladesh

    Ctg Port resumes operations

    All types of operations including loading, unloading and delivery have resumed at Chittagong Port hours after cyclone Amphan hit the country’s coastal areas yesterday and eventually weakened into a land depression.