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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 »

‘Badhon’ new executive committee formed at BAU

Mymensingh, Jan 25 – A general meeting and charge handing over the programme of ‘Badhon’ 2019 was held at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU). The program took place at Syed Nazrul Islam conference hall of the university on Friday at 7 pm. Tazmirul Islam and Habibur Rahman were selected President and General Secretary of the new committee respectively. The other members ... 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 »

New hope for Star Wars on Disney Plus in ‘The Mandalorian’

Actor Pedro Pascal hadn’t either when he started talking to Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni about an ambitious new “Star Wars” series that would become a marquee offering for the Walt Disney Co.’s new streaming service, Disney Plus, which launches Nov. 12. But Pascal, known for playing Oberyn Martell on “Game of Thrones,” knew that this Mandalorian character looked a ... Read More »