Mahbubur Rahman Khan

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

Covid fear loses way in cattle markets

The government’s condition of maintaining health guidelines for allowing cattle markets ahead of Eid-ul-Azha seems to have fallen on deaf ears.

July 16, 2021
July 16, 2021

PK Halder, 74 others involved

Investigators have found the involvement of Proshanta Kumar Halder alias PK Halder and 74 others in embezzling about Tk 2,000 crore through forgery from two non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs).

July 13, 2021
July 13, 2021

Lockdown to ease before Eid

Just a day after the health directorate’s grim warnings over the deteriorating Covid situation, the government yesterday announced relaxing the ongoing “strict lockdown” ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha.

July 10, 2021
July 10, 2021

Covid Lockdown: No govt, pvt vehicles to be allowed on ferries

Except those engaged in emergency services, no public or private vehicle would be allowed on ferries, said Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) yesterday.

July 9, 2021
July 9, 2021

Containing Covid: Alarmed, govt revs up response

With Covid deaths and infections surging, the Prime Minister’s Office has directed the divisional and deputy commissioners to take steps to raise the number of beds and ensure oxygen supply at...

July 7, 2021
July 7, 2021

Lockdown Aid For Poor: Not reaching the targeted

Nazim Uddin did not have any other choice.

June 30, 2021
June 30, 2021

‘Strict Lockdown’: Violators to be punished

Anyone who goes outdoors without an urgent cause will face severe punishment during the seven-day lockdown starting tomorrow.

June 26, 2021
June 26, 2021

Eid cattle Markets: Fear of Covid influx looms

The government’s efforts to protect the proverbial heart of the country, its capital, from a worsening Covid-19 situation could be foiled by the influx of people from riskier districts to cattle...

June 24, 2021
June 24, 2021

China Vaccine ‘Vero Cell’: Green light for human trial in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has approved the human trial of a Chinese Covid-19 vaccine in the country, a move experts say will help develop skills needed for producing the vaccine locally.

June 18, 2021
June 18, 2021

‘Fear’s gone for good’

For years, a fear of eviction chased labourer Md Anis as he had been living as an illegal occupant at a khas land once owned by zamindars of Manikganj.