jagonews24.com English https://www.jagonews24.com/ jagonews24.com English RSS Feed BNP wants to create issue over Khaleda’s illness: Quader https://www.jagonews24.com/en/politics/news/48301 Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said BNP wants to create a political issue over the illness of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia. Quader said BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir could be an experienced politician but in fact, he is not a physician... Feb 18, 2020, 05:51 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/politics/news/48301 ECNEC approves project to enhance Mongla Port’s capacity with Tk 6,014.62cr https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48300 The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved nine projects with an estimated cost of Taka 13,639.01 crore including one for enhancing the capacity of Mongla Port... Feb 18, 2020, 04:51 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48300 IPL schedule released: Inaugural match between MI vs CSK on Mar 29 https://www.jagonews24.com/en/sports/news/48299 This year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) season will start on March 29th at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai... Feb 18, 2020, 03:33 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/sports/news/48299 Set up breast feeding corners at garments-industrial factories: HC https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48298 The High Court today directed the authorities concerned to set up breast feeding corners at all garments and industrial factories across the country. After hearing a supplementary petition on the rule, the HC bench comprising by Justice Md Enayetur Rahim and Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order... Feb 18, 2020, 02:47 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48298 1 more dies in Narayanganj fire, death toll reaches 2 https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48297 Another person identifying him Kiron Mia, 45, injured in Narayanganj gas explosion died early today while undergoing treatment at ICU of Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn And Plastic Surgery (SHBP), raising death toll to 2... Feb 18, 2020, 01:19 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48297 Coronavirus: China gets back to work as death toll rises to 1,868 https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48296 China’s health authorities on Tuesday reported 1,886 new coronavirus cases and 98 deaths on the mainland, taking the totals to 72,436 and 1,868 respectively, as of midnight on Monday. Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak, reported 1,807 new cases - 1,600 of them in the provincial capital Wuhan... Feb 18, 2020, 12:42 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48296 Coronavirus: Largest study suggests elderly and sick are most at risk https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48295 Health officials in China have published the first details of more than 70,000 cases of Covid-19, in the biggest study since the outbreak began. Data from the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC) found that more than 80% of the cases have been mild with the sick and elderly most at risk... Feb 18, 2020, 12:08 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48295 Actor-politician Tapas Pal dies of cardiac arrest https://www.jagonews24.com/en/entertainment/news/48294 Veteran Bengali actor and former Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal died of cardiac arrest early this morning, a family source said. He was 61... Feb 18, 2020, 11:46 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/entertainment/news/48294 BNP finalizes candidates for JS by-polls https://www.jagonews24.com/en/politics/news/48293 BNP has finalized its candidates for vying in the by-polls to Dhaka-10, Bagerhat-4, and Gaibandha-3 parliamentary constituencies. BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir announced the names of the candidates at the party chairperson’s Gulshan office on Monday night... Feb 17, 2020, 10:04 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/politics/news/48293 A Dean Koontz book from 1981 predicted coronavirus in bizarre coincidence https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48292 Author Dean Koontz eerily predicted the coronavirus outbreak in his 1981 thriller "The Eyes of Darkness." Feb 17, 2020, 09:37 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48292 All China, Singapore-returnees don’t need hospital isolation: IEDCR https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48291 There is no need to keep all the China and Singapore returnees in hospital quarantine, said director of the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) Prof Dr Meerjady Sabrina Flora on Monday... Feb 17, 2020, 08:58 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48291 Bangladesh Children Hospital and Institute Act gets cabinet nod https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48290 The cabinet today approved in principle the draft of a law keeping a provision of merging Dhaka Children Hospital and Bangladesh Institute of Child Health for providing better treatment facilities to the children... Feb 17, 2020, 07:46 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48290 Nirbhaya convicts to now hang on March 3 https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48289 The four convicts, who got death penalty for the gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old medical student in Delhi - dubbed Nirbhaya by the media -- more than seven years ago, will be hanged on March 3, at 6 am... Feb 17, 2020, 06:49 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48289 US coronavirus patient was ‘world’s first’ treated with experimental drug https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48288 For Robin Addison, January 20 was like any other Monday night. She had just slipped into her pyjamas after a long day of work at Providence Regional Medical Centre in Everett... Feb 17, 2020, 06:02 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48288 Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa Test & T20 captain https://www.jagonews24.com/en/sports/news/48287 Faf du Plessis has stepped down as South Africa Test and Twenty20 captain, saying it is in the teams' "best interests"... Feb 17, 2020, 04:16 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/sports/news/48287 Exiled Bangladeshi poet Haider falls victim to credit card fraud in India https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48286 Exiled Bangladeshi poet and columnist Daud Haider has fallen victim to credit card fraud in India... Feb 17, 2020, 03:59 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48286 Technical issues hindering return of remaining Bangladeshis in Hubei: Li Jiming https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48285 Li Jiming on Monday said that some technical issues were obstructing the return of remaining 171 Bangladeshis from Hubei province, the epicentre of a new virus outbreak... Feb 17, 2020, 02:56 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48285 Mobile radiation exposure not harmful to health, environment, BTRC claims https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48284 The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) says the level of radiation emitted by mobile phone towers is not harmful for human health risks and the environment... Feb 17, 2020, 02:11 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48284 A reminder: Cops just can't beat up people https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48283 Chilling footage of police brutality in what looks like a reading room of Jamia Millia Islamia university in the capital has emerged. The raw scenes echo testimonies of several students who complained of indiscriminate assault on the evening of December 15... Feb 17, 2020, 12:59 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48283 Women army officers can get command roles: Indian SC https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48282 The Indian Supreme Court today said women officers in the Army can get commanding positions - not combat roles -- on par with male officers... Feb 17, 2020, 12:35 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48282 N'ganj fire: One dies at DMCH https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48281 An elderly woman who suffered burns after a fire broke out at a house in Sahebapara of Siddhirganj upazila early Monday, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH). The deceased was identified as Nurjahan Begum, 60... Feb 17, 2020, 12:16 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48281 Death of Abrar: Prothom Alo Editor gets bail https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48280 A court in Dhaka on Monday granted bail to Prothom Alo Editor Matiur Rahman in a case filed over the death of Dhaka Residential Model College student Nayeemul Abrar Rahat. Feb 17, 2020, 12:09 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48280 Eight of a family sustain burns in N'ganj fire https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48279 Eight members of a family have received burn injuries in a fire in Siddhirganj of Narayanganj early Monday. The injured are Nurzahan, 60, Md Kiran Mia, 45, Md Abul Hossain, 25, Md Hiran Mia, 25, Mukta, 20, Md Kawsar, 16, Apon, 10, and Lima, 3.... Feb 17, 2020, 11:31 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48279 How to protect yourself from coronavirus https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48278 The novel coronavirus is now a "public health emergency of international concern," killing 1,770 people and infecting more than 70,548 worldwide... Feb 17, 2020, 09:12 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48278 The Kashmir journalist forced into manual labour https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48277 Journalists in Indian-administered Kashmir are struggling to make ends meet amid a months-long communications blockade that has only partially been lifted. The BBC's Priyanka Dubey visited the region to find out more... Feb 17, 2020, 08:55 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48277 Coronavirus death toll rises to 1,775 https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48276 China's National Health Commission announced on Monday morning that the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in mailand China reached 1,775 as of the end of Sunday... Feb 17, 2020, 08:36 AM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48276 Khaleda’s release on parole possible if she apologises: Minister https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48275 Mentioning that BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has not yet appealed for her release on parole, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said the government will consider it if she admits her guilt and offers apology for it... Feb 16, 2020, 10:00 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48275 Casualties of Mongolia's doomed love affair with coal https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48274 All the rooms in the three-storey Songinokhairkhan hospital in western Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia's capital city, are full. They are mostly occupied by small children being treated for respiratory problems, according to the busy nurses here... Feb 16, 2020, 09:35 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48274 Chattogram city polls on Mar 29 https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48273 Election to Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) and by-elections to Bogura-1 and Jashore -6 seat will be held on March 29... Feb 16, 2020, 08:43 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/national/news/48273 Taiwan confirms first coronavirus death on island https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48272 A taxi driver has died from the coronavirus in Taiwan, marking the first such death on the island and the fifth fatality outside mainland China from an epidemic that has curbed travel and disrupted global supply chains... Feb 16, 2020, 08:33 PM https://www.jagonews24.com/en/international/news/48272