Author: Fazle Alahi

When the previous Sri Lankan government invited China to invest in Sri Lanka as part of an ambitious port development project, little did they realize that they would end up coughing out a strategic port in Hambantota as part of debt recovery. In 2015, Sri Lanka had to lease out the port and 15,000 acres of land around it for 99 years as it was unable to keep up with the repayment schedule with China. Similar instances of countries’ being forced to do away with strategic assets like ports, railway links and mines have been reported in countries like Kyrzygstan,…

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved US$ 732 million (BDT 6,222 crore) emergency assistance for Bangladesh to help the country address the challenges posed by Covid-19. IMF approved the loan yesterday. This is the largest amount of loan assistance for Bangladesh to deal with the Covid-19 fallout. The pandemic is severely impacting Bangladesh’s economy. The country’s two major sources of external financing, namely exports of readymade garments (RMG) and remittance inflows, are projected to decline rapidly. Necessary policy responses to prevent a domestic pandemic, including the shutdown of major cities, will inevitably affect economic activities and cause slow growth,…

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Hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug Donald Trump is taking to prevent Covid-19, has increased deaths in patients treated with it in hospitals around the world, a study has shown. A major study of the way hydroxychloroquine and its older version, chloroquine, have been used on six continents – without clinical trials – reveals a sobering picture. Scientists said the results meant the drug should no longer be given to Covid-19 patients except in proper research settings. While the paper, published online in the Lancet medical journal, is not a trial designed to assess the drug, it shows that the rush to…

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More than 30 shorebird species that fly across oceans each year to visit Australia – including nine that are threatened – are being hunted during their long migrations, according to a study that analysed decades of records from 14 countries. The study, which experts said filled a major gap in the world’s knowledge about the impact of hunting on declining shorebird numbers, found that more than 17,000 birds from 16 species were likely being killed at just three sites – Pattani Bay in Thailand, West Java in Indonesia and the Yangtze River delta in China. Prof Richard Fuller, a co-author…

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In the Hilly district of Khagrachari, infection of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been detected in the bodies of another 5 more people. The total number of corona cases in this hill district is now 18. Civil Surgeon of Khagrachhari, Dr. Nupur Kanti Das confirmed this matter. Civil Surgeon also said that, Five more COVID-19 identification reports were received in Khagrachari on Friday night. One of them is a health worker. The total number of corona patients in the district stood at 18. However, but only the first victim is healthy.

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COVID-19  has been identified in the bodies of three more people in Rangamati.  In all, the number of corona victims in the hill town of Rangamati is still 46 ! Three more names were added to the corona infectation in the city throughout  May, according to a midnight report. Of the 45 reports from the specialized institute Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (BITID) and Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Science University (CVASU) at Fauzdarhat in Chittagong on Friday, three were positive and 42 were negative. According to the report on Friday, one of the three newly identified corona patients…

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After two days of emptiness, terrible news came for the hill town of Rangamati from Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Science University (CVASU). The report that came at midnight on Tuesday revealed that, 17 more people were affected On COVID-19 in the district town ! Now, A total of 43 people were affected in the district! Dr. Mostafa Kamal, Focal Person of Rangamati Civil Surgeon’s Office about COVID-19, confirmed the matter last night. However, he could not immediately reveal the details of all the victims profession or detailes. The doctor confirmed that the results came from Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Science…

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COVID-19 positive results of Another more Ten person with 2 Health worker were found in Rangamati on Thursday night. Dr. Mostafa Kamal, Focal Person of Corona  Affairs of Rangamati Civil Surgeon’s Office, confirmed the matter at evening. The positive report of 10 person is Two from Langudu Upazila,Two from Rangamati Hospital and another 6 from Jurachari Upazila. The doctor said , Two affected Health Staff are working at Rangamati Sadar Hospital. Another 8 is public. This is First time in Rangamati,  maximum of 10 people are infected in one day.Yesterday it was 9. At First, positive results of corona test…

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COVID-19 positive results of four more nurses were found in Rangamati on Wednesday night. Dr. Mostafa Kamal, Focal Person of Corona  Affairs of Rangamati Civil Surgeon’s Office, confirmed the matter at 11 pm. The positive report of 4 nurses of the hospital came at Wednesday night. The doctor said all the affected nurses are staff nurses, working at Rangamati Sadar Hospital. Earlier on Wednesday evening, one doctor from Rangamati Sadar Hospital, another doctor practicing outside and two in Bilaichhari and another in Rajasthali were reported to be infected. This is First time in Rangamati,  maximum of 9 people are infected…

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COVID-19 positive is found in the body of another Nurse in Rangamati. The affected Nurse is confirmed as a Senior Staff nurse of Rangamati Sadar Hospital. After this attacked,Total 5 people found in this district, whose are corona infected. On Tuesday night, Dr. Mostafa Kamal, Corona Focal Person of the Rangamati Civil Surgeon’s Office confirmed the matter. He said That, the affected nurse was already in home isolation and she had been in attached with the previously affected nurse. The doctor also said that, her physical condition is healthy and good now. However, the doctor also said , detailed report…

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