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WHO cautions against use of untested drugs for COVID-19

Geneva, 29 Mar (D. Ravi Kanth) — The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has called on individuals and countries to refrain from using therapeutics that have not been tested and demonstrated to be effective in the treatment of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has claimed thousands of lives around the world. Read More »

FIFA approves BFF proposal to postpone its executive congress

Dhaka  -The apex body of the World Football FIFA has approved the proposal of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) for postponing its Executive Congress 2010 scheduled for April 20 due to the pandemic coronavirus outbreak globally. The FIFA, in a written letter on March 31, advised BFF to arrange BFF Executive Congress 2020 soon after the situation gets normal and directed ... Read More »

BCB expresses shock at the death of Tony Lewis

Dhaka  -The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday expressed condolence at the death of a mathematician and statistician Tony Lewis. Lewis was 78. Lewis is the co-creator of the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) method for deciding weather-affected limited-overs matches in the game of cricket. BCB CEO Nizam Uddin Chowdhury said Tony Lewis revolutionised the cricket with a method that is considered the ... Read More »

Bourses to remain closed till April 11

News Desk The country’s two bourses will remain closed till April 11 as the government extended the general holidays to contain the spread of deadly coronavirus. The government on Wednesday issued an order extending the nationwide holiday until April 11. Read More »

করোনা আক্রান্তদের চিকিৎসা সেবা সন্তোষজনক নয় – পীর সাহেব চরমোনাই

ইসলামী আন্দোলন বাংলাদেশ-এর আমীর মুফতী সৈয়দ মুহাম্মাদ রেজাউল করীম (পীর সাহেব চরমোনাই) বলেছেন, করোনা আতঙ্কগ্রস্ত মানুষ দিশেহারা। যারা আক্রান্ত এবং যারা আক্রান্ত নয় সকলেই দিশেহারা। করোনা আক্রান্তরা নিজে ইচ্ছে করে আক্রান্ত হয়নি। কাজেই তাদের চিকিৎসা সেবা নিশ্চিত করতে হবে। ঠান্ডা ও কাঁশি রোগী দেখলেও মানুষ চোখ বাকা করে তাকায়। এজন্য মানুষ বেশি আতঙ্কিত। মানুষের মনের ভয় ভাঙ্গতে সরকারকে আরো উদ্যোগ ... Read More »

G20 fails to arrive at concrete developmental package for South

Geneva, 31 Mar (D. Ravi Kanth) — Trade ministers of the Group of 20 countries (G20) on 30 March failed to arrive at a concrete developmental package for assisting developing and least-developed countries (LDCs) in combating the deadly COVID-19 disease that has already claimed more than 37,000 lives around the world, sources told the SUNS. The three-hour virtual meeting on ... Read More »