Ovibash Karmi Unnayan Programme (OKUP) has appealed to the prime minister to announce a social safety net programme for returnee migrant workers and their families, who are not being included in any of the social protection schemes declared by the government.
Facebook announced the launch of its third-party fact-checking program today in Bangladesh as part of its ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of misinformation and improve the quality of news people find online. Facebook will partner with BOOM, which has been certified by the Poynter Institute's non-partisan International Fact Checking Network.
The nationwide shutdown to control the spread of the Coronavirus has been extended till April 25th, 2020. It's imperative to take necessary safety precautions instead of panicking at this point in time. Spending day after day cooped up inside can get irritating, however, if you follow a plan to occupy your days with activities, it is possible to come out of this with new skills and reduce the restlessness at home. Watch the video below to know more.
Islamic Foundation in a statement asks all Muslims to offer sunnah prayers from their respective homes before going to the mosque to offer their two rakahs of faraz Jummah prayers in order to contain the spreading of coronavirus.