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Mugda General Hospital chief made OSD

Mugda General Hospital chief made OSD

The government has removed the director of Mugda General Hospital in Dhaka and attached him to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) as an officer on special duty (OSD), an instance of punitive action often taken against public servants.

“I received the OSD order on We... Read More

Bangladesh govt yet to initiate probe into face mask scam

Bangladesh govt yet to initiate probe into face mask scam

Bangladesh government seems indifferent to run an investigation into the supply of fake N95 masks to government hospitals by a Bangladeshi company though physician leaders and experts concerned think that the matter calls for a thorough investigation.

They were surprised at such indiffe... Read More

What dragged N95 face masks into controversy?

What dragged N95 face masks into controversy?

March 30 was a good day for the frontline healthcare workers of Mugda General Hospital in Dhaka as they received 300 pieces of N95 masks and another 500 general masks from the government for treating coronavirus patients.

But, the joy soon turned to grief after hospital authorities foun... Read More

One-fourth of Bangladesh wildlife under threat

One-fourth of Bangladesh wildlife under threat

Bangladesh celebrates World Wildlife Day today keeping one-fourth of the total of its wildlife under the threatened category while rapid destruction of their habitats continues. 

The forestry and wildlife experts said that 31 species of wildlife disappeared in the past 100 years in... Read More

World Wildlife Day observed

World Wildlife Day observed

The Bangladesh Forest Department arranged a seminar to observe World Wildlife Day at its headquarters in Dhaka’s Agargaon, on Tuesday.

At the seminar, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin said an act (draft of Zoo Act) that is harmful for wildlife should... Read More