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CNG 3-wheeler workers urge govt, affluent people for support

Bangladesh Autorickshaw-Autotempo Transport Workers Federation (BAATWF) urged the government, transport owners and affluent people to provide food and other essentials to the transport workers who have become jobless due to, the current situation created over coronavirus. President of the BAATWF Md Fulmia Bhuiyan and general secretary Md Golam Faruk in a joint statement made the call saying that about 7 ... Read More »

Consider available options: British HC to UK nationals

British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson has urged the British nationals to consider available options as they are encouraged to return to the UK. In a video message, he said the Government of Bangladesh and Biman Bangladesh Airlines announced the suspension of flights between the UK and Bangladesh. But they also announced that those flights plan to resume ... Read More »

Juventus,Ronaldo agree to forgo 90M euros in wages

Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus teammates along with coach Maurizio Sarri agreed to forgo 90 million euros ($100 million) in wages on Saturday to help the club during the coronavirus crisis. The club said the money amounted to four months worth of wages, a third of players’ salaries. The first agreement of its kind in Serie A since play was ... Read More »

No new coronavirus case detected for second day in Bangladesh

News Desk No new coronavirus (COVID-19) positive case was detected for two straight days while no death was reported during the same period, according to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR). “No new COVID-19 case was detected in the last 24 hours …. meaning the total number of positive cases stood at 48” IEDCR director Prof Meerjady Sabrina ... Read More »

Remove baseless fears about funeral of covid-19 dead bodies

Mostafa Kamal Majumder The refusal to accept bodies of coronavirus victims for burial at graveyards in Dhaka City has come as a shock to all. The social media is filled with messages like this. The management of one graveyard in the heart of Dhaka has been found to have put up a big banner urging the authorities concerned to spare ... Read More »

Coronavirus & early lessons from China

By Helge Berger, Kenneth Kang, & Changyong Rhee, International Monetary Fund (IMF) WASHINGTON DC, Mar 27 2020 (IPS) – The coronavirus is having a profound and serious impact on the global economy and has sent policymakers looking for ways to respond. China’s experience so far shows that the right policies make a difference in fighting the disease and mitigating its ... Read More »