Dhaka: 9:07 AM, Tue, 14 Jul, 2020

Doctor infected with coronavirus airlifted to Dhaka

An associate professor of Faridpur Medical College, who got infected with coronavirus, was airlifted to Dhaka on Monday.

Banks to remain closed Tuesday for Bogura, Jashore by-polls

All branches of scheduled banks will remain closed on Tuesday (July 14) in areas under Bogura-1 and Jashore-6 parliamentary seats which will go to by-polls.

Arrest warrant issued against Sahed

A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrant against Regent Group chairman Md Shahed in two separate cases filed against him over embezzlement of Tk 3.68 crore.

LGRD Minister urges people to buy cattle from online market

Discouraging gathering at sacrificial animal markets amid the coronavirus pandemic, Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) Minister Md Tajul Islam on Monday urged people to use online platform for selling and buying animals to contain the spread of the virus.

ACC decides to investigate against JKG Chairman Sabrina

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has decided to investigate against JKG Health Care Chairman Dr Sabrina Arif Chowdhury. There is an allegation of amassing illegal wealth and embezzlement of Taka 8 crore against her.

Dinajpur youth gets Tk.10 lakh buying Walton fridge

M Mahfuzur Rahman: Ranjit Chandra Roy, an office assistant of the Khansama Upazila Project Implementation Office in Dinajpur, has become millionaire after he purchased a Walton refrigerator.

Jamuna Group Chairman Babul dies of coronavirus

Jamuna Group Chairman Nurul Islam Babul has died of coronavirus. He was 74.

‘Online news portal registration to begin this month’

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said the registration of online news portal will begin this month (July).

Three-day holiday during Eid, govt officials must be at workplace

The public servants of the country will get three-day holiday on Eid-ul-Azha and they must be at workplace during the festival due to coronavirus situation.

Bangladesh reports 3,099 new Covid-19 cases, 39 deaths

A total of 39 more people died of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of deaths to 2,391 in the country.

ACC launches enquiry against Shahed

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has launched an investigation into the allegations of fraudulence with people in name of microcredit and MLM business, tax evasion, issuance of fake Covid-19 results against owner of Regent Hospital and chairman of Regent Group Md Shahed alias Shahed Karim.

Dr Sabrina placed on 3-day remand

A Dhaka court placed JKG Health Care Chairman and Cardiac surgeon of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) Dr Sabrina Arif Chowdhury on a three-day remand in a fraud case filed for allegedly issuing fake Covid-19 results and charging patients for the test.

Buriganga launch capsize: Mayur-2 launch master arrested

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-10) have arrested master of MV Mayur-2 launch Abul Bashar Mollah, one of the key accused in a case filed in connection with the Buriganga launch capsize that occurred on June 29.

NBR to freeze bank accounts of Shahed, Sabrina, Regent, JKG

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has sent a letter to all commercial banks through Bangladesh Bank (BB) requesting them to freeze the bank accounts of Regent Hospital and its Chairman Md Shahed and JKG Health Care and its Chairman Dr Sabrina Arif Chowdhury.

‘Offer Eid prayer in mosque following health advice’

The government has requested Muslim devotees to offer Eid prayer in the nearest mosques instead of Eidgah and open spaces maintaining recommended health advice amid coronavirus outbreak.