Swine flu case reported in Dhaka

The Directorate General of Health Service today confirmed the first swine flu infection in Bangladesh. “The first human case of Pandemic Influenza H1N1, 2009 [Swine Flu] virus infection has been detected on June 18 in a patient of febrile illness in Dhaka, Bangladesh,” the DGHS said in a press release. The patient recently returned from […]

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Clock goes 1-hr ahead tonight

(Star Online Report) Bangladesh pushes forward the clock an hour at 11:00pm tonight to better utilise daylight and save electricity. This means Bangladeshis will practically begin their work an hour earlier than usual. Consequently, many establishments that run till sundown would actually close before sundown and thus reduce pressure on power demands. With the clock […]

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