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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 »

Sharp fall in its remittance inflow feared due to Copid-19

Amid slump in export earnings, experts say another big shock lies ahead for Bangladesh economy as its remittance inflow, the life line for many rural families, is likely to shrink significantly in the coming months as a coronavirus fallout. They said almost all the destinations of Bangladeshi migrant workers from where they send money back home are grappling with coronavirus ... Read More »

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 »

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 »