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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 »

Taking Bangladesh to zero-leprosy, one new case at a time

By Stella Paul Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec 11 2019 (IPS) – Sandhya Mandal has never felt so vindicated. For the past four years, the 36-year-old community health worker from Meherpur – a rural district bordering India – has been traveling 50 km every day along dusty roads on an old motorbike, searching for leprosy patients who needed urgent treatment. Read More »

Fakhrul, 3 others get anticipatory bail in vandalism case

Dhaka, Nov 28 – The High Court on Thursday granted eight-week anticipatory bail to BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and three others in a case filed with Shahbagh Police Station over a clash between police and BNP men in front of the High Court on Tuesday. The three other BNP leaders are BNP Standing Committee Members Mirza Abbas, ... Read More »

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr to face trial in groping case

Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr will go on trial over accusations he groped a woman in New York after a court dismissed his plea to have the case thrown out. Gooding, 51, is accused of grabbing the woman’s breast without her consent in a Manhattan bar on a night out in June. The “Jerry Maguire” actor is charged with forcible ... Read More »