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Mad rush of city life makes people care little for virus

Over the past week, life in the capital assuredly returned to normal – not some new one, as some had predicted in the shadow of the Coronavirus pandemic. The same old one, maybe wearing a mask. Bangladesh’s confirmed coronavirus cases soared to 84,379  – surpassing China’s caseload on Saturday – with the detection of 2,856 new cases. The country’s death ... Read More »

Police adopts yoga for enhanced immunity from virus

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has begun conducting Yoga sessions for officers alongside Physical Training (PT) to reap its benefits to the body’s immune system. Various types of PT have been conducting separately at different units of the DMP under the directive of DMP Commissioner Mohammad Shafiqul Islam to increase the police members ’bodies’ resistance to disease. Following the DMP Commissioner’s ... Read More »

BNP infected with virus of criticism, says Obaidul Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said that the main opposition BNP had dragged themselves to a position of ‘political isolation’,  through years of what he called negative and irresponsible politics. “BNP is infected with virus of criticism,” said Quader, also Road, Transport and Bridges Minister. He made the remarks in a video conference with officials and employees ... Read More »

Virus hits Bangladeshi freelancers, outsourcing sector hard

When coronavirus spread to developed countries and led to the shutdown of many companies, freelancers and outsourcing companies in Bangladesh started feeling the pinch as work orders fell drastically, leaving many without a job. “Around 80 percent freelancers are now out of work,” said Bangladesh Freelancers Development Society (BFDS) General Secretary Mahfuzur Rahman. Bangladesh supplies 16 percent of the total ... Read More »

Govt of creating scope for spread of the virus: BNP

BNP on Sunday alleged that the government has created a scope for the spread of the deadly coronavirus instead of containing it by easing the shutdown and allowing reopening of businesses. “They relaxed the shutdown and allowed the reopening of shops and markets without considering its possible impact on people. The government could have feed people for at least four ... Read More »

Murray warns tennis chiefs against quick return after virus

LONDON  (BSS/AFP) – Andy Murray insists tennis must take it slowly as the sport’s bosses consider when to return after the coronavirus. The men’s ATP and women’s WTA tours are suspended until at least July 13 due to the pandemic, while this year’s Wimbledon has been cancelled. Premier League football clubs are hoping to finish their postponed season in the ... Read More »

Trump temporarily suspending immigration for virus threat

Washington, AP/UNB, April 21 – President Donald Trump on Monday said he would temporarily suspend immigration into the US because of the coronavirus outbreak. “In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens, I will be signing an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the ... Read More »