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Posted: 2020-03-10 18:00:00
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Despite growing concern over the spread of coronavirus, health screening of incoming travellers remains lax at the country’s five busiest land ports.
Posted: 2020-03-10 18:00:00
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About 60 million Italians were told yesterday to stay in their homes to help battle the most deadly coronavirus outbreak outside China, as some Asian nations expressed hope that their outbreaks...
Posted: 2020-03-10 18:00:00
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Although the diagnosis of novel coronavirus is so far only Dhaka-based, the authorities prefer not to expand the testing facilities to hospitals outside the capital right now due to a lack of...
Posted: 2020-03-10 18:00:00
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IEDCR urges returnees from coronavirus affected nations to self-quarantine for 2 weeks
Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research has requested all returnees from the coronavirus-hit countries to self-quarantine for two weeks from the date of their arrival to prevent...
Posted: 2020-03-10 18:00:00
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Study tour turns into nightmare
A teacher’s left arm was severed below the elbow and at least 15 students of Dhaka’s Willes Little Flower School and College were injured when a bus carrying them on a study tour hit a parked...
Posted: 2020-03-10 18:00:00
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Wash hands frequently, avoid all gatherings
The government has asked all students of secondary schools and colleges to wash their hands frequently and avoid any kind of gathering as preventive measures to curb the spread of coronavirus...
Posted: 2020-03-10 18:00:00
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Tigers eye the perfect end
After a commanding 48-run win in the first T20I, host Bangladesh will be looking to complete the two match T20I series with a clean sweep when they take on Zimbabwe in the final game at the Sher-e-Bangla...
Posted: 2020-03-09 18:00:00
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Screening still lax at Dhaka airport
A few minutes before 2:30pm yesterday, a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight from England’s Manchester landed at the Dhaka airport.
Posted: 2020-03-09 18:00:00
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Batsmen blaze thru’ Zimbabwe
Bangladesh’s top order came alive once more, this time in the opening T20I at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday as the Tigers posted a commanding 200 for three -- their...
Posted: 2020-03-09 18:00:00
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Masks, Handwash: Leave some for everyone
Global health experts have warned against hoarding masks, handwash and sanitisers during the coronavirus outbreak as it could worsen the situation by depriving those who might need them.

Posted: 2020-03-29 12:49:26
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Former Turkish national team and ex-Barcelona goalkeeper Rustu Recber is in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, his wife said.
Posted: 2020-03-29 10:08:39
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With professional soccer at a virtual standstill around the globe, fans in need of their weekly fix are turning to the Belarusian Premier League to fill the void as it carries on with matches...
Posted: 2020-03-29 08:50:01
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The elections and annual general meeting of Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited, scheduled for April 18, have been postponed indefinitely in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted: 2020-03-29 07:44:23
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Coronavirus reminds Shevchenko of Chernobyl disaster
Andriy Shevchenko sees “similarities” between the Coronavirus pandemic and Chernobyl disaster and says health workers are “the heroes of our time”.
Posted: 2020-03-29 05:15:57
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BCCI to contribute $6.8m to Indian PM's fund
India's cricket board (BCCI) announced on Saturday that it will contribute 510 million rupees ($6.81 million) to the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund...
Posted: 2020-03-29 05:12:35
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Smith's leadership ban ends
A two-year leadership ban slapped on Steve Smith after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa ended Sunday, leaving the master batsman free to skipper Australia again.
Posted: 2020-03-28 23:44:56
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Ronaldo and Co. waive 90 million euros
Juventus on Saturday announced that they had cut their players' and coach Maurizio Sarri's salaries after all Italian sport was suspended until at least April 3 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted: 2020-03-28 15:37:20
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Monetary support for non-contracted DPL cricketers
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan today announced that cricketers participating in the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League 2019-20, who are not included in...
Posted: 2020-03-28 15:31:37
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We'll be stronger than ever in 2021, says Naomi Osaka
Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka, the poster girl of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, took to social media on Saturday to show her support for the decision to postpone the Games until next year
Posted: 2020-03-28 15:26:34
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Pedro reveals angst of separation from children due to virus
Chelsea winger Pedro admits he is finding it hard separated from his children due to the coronavirus lockdown.

Posted: 2020-03-28 18:00:00
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Mobile operators’ balance recharge has dipped 20 per cent since Thursday as the point-of-sales outlets cannot open for government’s movement control order from March 26 to April 4, which...
Posted: 2020-03-28 18:00:00
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The government has initiated a process to draw a digital map to track coronavirus cases and find out areas susceptible to contamination by using mobile users’ information -- a move that may...
Posted: 2020-03-28 18:00:00
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crore in the first eight months of the fiscal year aided by healthy income tax generation but the shortfall against the government target has kept widening.
Posted: 2020-03-28 18:00:00
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Taming coronavirus rampage: An efficient and inclusive approach is the need of the hour
The outbreak of coronavirus is deepening in the country and the risks on public health and overall economy is getting high.
Posted: 2020-03-28 18:00:00
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Funds begin to flow in from ADB
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $300,000 in emergency grant for Bangladesh in its first of the planned support that the lender is preparing to help the country’s fight against...
Posted: 2020-03-28 18:00:00
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SMEs need urgent help too
The central bank should form financial package immediately for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to tide them over during this period of economic upheaval brought on by the coronavirus outbreak,...
Posted: 2020-03-28 18:00:00
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Garment factories start PPE distribution
Two of the garment factories that are producing the critical personal protective equipment (PPE) yesterday started distributing the safety gear to doctors and nurses in various hospitals, helping...
Posted: 2020-03-28 16:41:36
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Coronavirus: Govt using telco apps to spread information
The government has initiated a process to disseminate information about coronavirus and collect health information of mobile phone users from the mobile phone users through popular mobile applications.
Posted: 2020-03-28 02:58:37
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Trump signs $2 trillion recovery plan as US virus cases skyrocket
President Donald Trump signs $2 trillion rescue plan to salvage a US economy crippled by the novel coronavirus, on a day the nation recorded more than 100,000 confirmed cases of virus infections.
Posted: 2020-03-27 14:11:07
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Knitwear factories in N’ganj closed till April 4: BKMEA
Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) announces closure of knitwear factories in Narayanganj till April 4 -- in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus

Posted: 2020-03-29 15:48:08
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New record for Spain as Trump decides against quarantine for New York area while virus toll in US passes 2,000.
Posted: 2020-03-29 15:42:21
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Infections with the virus have been reported around the world.
Posted: 2020-03-29 15:19:52
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Breaking down the COVID-19 pandemic, here are the facts and figures.
Posted: 2020-03-29 14:58:34
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US-led forces pull out of third Iraqi base this month
Coalition forces handed over the K1 base in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk to Iraq's military.
Posted: 2020-03-29 14:55:17
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Saudi-led coalition intercepts missiles over Riyadh, Jizan
Two civilians 'slightly injured' from falling missile debris as Yemen's Houthi rebels claim responsibility for attack.
Posted: 2020-03-29 14:47:42
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Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?
Top politicians, celebrities and sportspeople have been infected as governments take strict measures to curb the virus.
Posted: 2020-03-29 14:41:16
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China closes borders to foreigners
China says it is increasingly concerned about a spike in infections coming from abroad and several other countries across Asia have taken similar measures.
Posted: 2020-03-29 14:39:09
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Modi seeks 'forgiveness' from India's poor over COVID-19 lockdown
Modi apologises as 21-day lockdown stings millions, leaving the poor hungry and forcing migrant workers to flee cities.
Posted: 2020-03-29 14:14:45
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How has coronavirus isolation affected the autistic?
Social distancing can be particularly challenging for many with a disorder who depend on others for support.
Posted: 2020-03-29 14:14:34
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Refugees in Greece at severe risk due to dire living conditions
Many suffer from dearth of basic needs and sanitation on Lesbos Island, the biggest entry point for migrants in the Aegean - with more than 20,000 arriving there since 2016.

Posted: 2020-03-26 21:56:00
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The US now has more than 82,000 cases, with the country set to have the highest ever number of infections recorded by a nation in one day. The global figure now exceeds half a million. Follow...
Posted: 2020-03-26 19:45:00
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Planning a ricin attack in Germany has ended in 10 years of jail time for an IS adherent. The Dusseldorf court heard that the Tunisian and his wife had stashed toxins and bomb components in their...
Posted: 2020-03-26 19:00:00
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The German military has had to show some flexibility to combat the coronavirus outbreak. The Bundeswehr is also increasingly being asked to protect civilians, as well as its own troops.
Posted: 2020-03-26 18:24:00
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EU launches new Libya arms embargo mission in Mediterranean
The EU has agreed to launch a new mission in the Mediterranean to monitor the UN-mandated arms embargo on Libya. NGOs are critical of the bloc's policy on fighting human smuggling and arms trafficking.
Posted: 2020-03-26 18:18:00
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US charges Venezuela’s Maduro, issues bounty
US charges of "narco-terrorism" have been issued against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and key aides. And, multi-million-dollar rewards have been posted by Washington for information...
Posted: 2020-03-26 17:39:00
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Coronavirus in the Balkans: Can disasters defeat hatred?
Amidst the coronavirus outbreak, the cities of Belgrade and Sarajevo are expressing strong and visible support for Croatia. For the first time in 30 years, solidarity and care overshadow hatred...
Posted: 2020-03-26 17:23:00
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Coronavirus: Igor Levit fights isolation with streaming concerts
Since the beginning of the corona crisis, the star pianist has been giving house concerts from his living room that have slowly but surely achieved cult status. Now he's going one step further.
Posted: 2020-03-26 17:15:00
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Coronavirus: From bats to pangolins, how do viruses reach us?
Pangolins are now confirmed carriers of viruses closely related to SARS-CoV-19. But as with SARS and MERS, bats are the most likely original source. Scientists believe bats' unique genetic quirks...
Posted: 2020-03-26 16:56:00
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How Vietnam is winning its 'war' on coronavirus
A densely populated neighbor of China, Vietnam has a weak healthcare system and a low budget for combatting the coronavirus. So how has it managed to keep its COVID-19 infection rate so low?
Posted: 2020-03-26 16:50:00
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Russian pilot missing after military jet crashes into Black Sea
The Russian military deployed ships, helicopters and drones to look for a missing fighter pilot in the Black Sea after its Su-27 fighter jet went down off the Crimean coast. The rescuers face...

Posted: 2020-03-29 15:19:21
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Michael Gove said it was right to put the UK into lockdown to limit the spread of the disease, even though it meant spiralling UK debt, as you cannot 'put a price on lives'.
Posted: 2020-03-29 15:17:10
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Consultant Amged El-Hawrani, 55, who had tested positive for coronavirus, has died at Leicester Royal Infirmary, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton have said.
Posted: 2020-03-29 15:15:58
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Former health secretary Jeremy Hunt - now chair of the influential Commons health committee - pointed to the regime in place in South Korea, where 'restaurants are open'.
Posted: 2020-03-29 15:15:21
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Businessman is ordered to remove 'ridiculous' Grecian pillars from entrance of exclusive park
Robert Bull sparked outrage when he built the 'monstrosity' at the entrance of bungalow complex Royale Life, in the New Forest, without permission.
Posted: 2020-03-29 15:10:33
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Prince Harry was 'devastated' at having to give up his post as Captain General of The Royal Marines
Prince Harry 'regretted' having to stand down from his role in the military, and felt 'forced into it' after stepping down from royal duties, a source has claimed.
Posted: 2020-03-29 15:04:07
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Brits ignore isolation orders and head out for DIY gear including decorating and gardening equipment
Shoppers in Southend today were spotted buying non-essential items from The Range hardware store, including a large picture of the Brooklyn Bridge and a washing basket.
Posted: 2020-03-29 15:03:20
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Experts warn US coronavirus hotspots including Detroit and New Orleans could be WORSE than NYC
The US currently leads the world in coronavirus infections with 123,778 reported as of Sunday morning. The death toll surpassed 2,100 on Saturday, doubling figures reported two days earlier.
Posted: 2020-03-29 15:03:07
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Expert reveals you should be disinfecting your bank card 
Exclusive: British GP Dr Chike Emeagi explained it's possible for coronavirus to survive long enough on the flat surface of a card reader to be transferred to your card.
Posted: 2020-03-29 15:02:52
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Two-thirds of Britons want Brexit trade talks delay amid coronavirus - poll
The UK and EU have been trying to thrash out their future relationship, with the transition due to end in December. But the PM and his Brexit envoy David Frost (pictured) have coronavirus symptoms.
Posted: 2020-03-29 15:00:19
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Tesco limits customers to just ONE item of milk, bread and toilet roll each as Waitrose bans couples
Britons donned gloves and facemasks on trips to supermarkets nationwide today, after the death toll from the virus reached 1,228 over the weekend.

Posted: 2020-03-28 18:00:00
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Barely one-fifth of the ongoing century has passed, but the scenario is already projecting a gloomy forecast of the future.
Posted: 2020-03-28 18:00:00
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Biodegradable stents have been a longstanding dream for endoscopy in general, and for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in particular.
Posted: 2020-03-28 18:00:00
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Public health emergencies have been demonstrated to have an impact on the behavioural health of the affected population.
Posted: 2020-03-28 18:00:00
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Infant sleep problems linked to later emotional disorders in children
Sleep problems, common in infancy, have been associated with emotional and behavioural issues in early childhood.
Posted: 2020-03-28 18:00:00
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Factors affecting suicide risk in people with alcohol use disorder
Although heightened risk for suicide has long been associated with alcohol use disorder (AUD), questions remain about the potentially confounding influences of psychiatric comorbidities and familial...
Posted: 2020-03-28 18:00:00
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Weekly report on COVID-19 launched by NSU
The researchers from the Department of Public Health of North South University (NSU) have launched a weekly report that monitors
Posted: 2020-03-27 10:28:47
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No shortage in medicine supply, yet prices still high
Asad Haider, a resident in the port city’s Rahattar Pool area, has been suffering from peptic ulcer for a long time. He was prescribed medicines for three months. One of the medicines he has...
Posted: 2020-03-21 18:00:00
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Recent developments in the detection process and drug discovery
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), generally known as 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), may have been evolved from bats. A recent article published in the Nature...
Posted: 2020-03-21 18:00:00
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What does endemic, pandemic and epidemic mean?
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been spreading drastically from one country to another since December 2019. It has become one of the most rapidly spreading viruses in the world. The most...
Posted: 2020-03-21 18:00:00
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How long does coronavirus survive in the air and on surfaces?
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), can remain viable in aerosols for hours and on surfaces for days, according to a correspondence in the New England Journal...