Star day at a Glance, Wednesday, March 11, 2020

FREE MASK DISTRIBUTION Meanwhile, amid price hike of masks in many shops following the first confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country, Khukumoni Somaj Kollan Songstha, a charitable organisation, is making masks with fabric, which they distributed for free to passers-by at Farmgate overbridge. Photo: Palash Khan/Star

 Here are the news headlines so far on March 11, 2020


DGHS gets Tk 50 crore for coronavirus-related expenditure

HC scraps conviction, jail term of minors sentenced by mobile courts

Labour court acquits Dr Yunus

An environment-friendly election campaign

JS special session on Bangabandhu centenary from March 22

Teacher injured in Gopalganj accident in better condition

Ruling against AL leader: Pirojpur judge transferred to Kurigram

Ministry directed to increase number of health staff at Dhaka airport

Saudi Aramco slammed over migrant worker dressed as sanitiser

Educating, making children aware key to fighting coronavirus: Red Cross

Editors' Council demands withdrawal of case against Manabzamin editor

Private inland container depots stop moving export cargo

Independence Day celebrations on small scale: home minister

Drop case against Manabzamin editor: Amnesty International

Papia, her husband placed on fresh 15-day remand

Stem cell therapy for kidney diseases not safe yet, say section of nephrologists

Fire destroys 200 shanties at Rupnagar slum

SC Bar Association election kicks off

2 of the 3 coronavirus patients tested negative: IEDCR

Death of Rajib: Maternal uncle files no-confidence petition against IO

ACC files cases against 'top yaba traders' over illegal wealth

'India to donate 150 ambulances to mark Bangabandhu's birth centennial'

Papia, her husband placed on fresh 15-day remand



70% people will likely contract coronavirus, aim is to slow its spread: Merkel

Indonesia reports first coronavirus death, confirmed cases now 27

UK health minister tests positive for coronavirus

Huawei gets another 45 days to do business with US companies

Putin approves changes allowing him to stay in power until 2036

Coronavirus deaths jump 36% to 631 in Italy

Panama records Central America's first coronavirus death

Biden says fighting for US 'soul' after big primary wins

Thailand cancels on-arrival visa for 18 countries



Man City v Arsenal postponed after coronavirus contact