Monday, September 21, 2015



Impoverished masses suffer

The harsh economic impact of Covid-19 has hit hard the impoverished masses who live from hand to mouth. The

Vaccine recommended for pregnant women

The National Immunisation Technical Advisory Group, (NITAG), has recommended Covid-19 vaccine for pregnant and breastfeeding women.Dr Be-nazir Ahmed, a

246 new deaths, 15,989 cases

The coronavirus continues onslaught in Bangladesh as the country logged 246 fresh fatalities and 15,989 cases in 24 hours

98pc recipients have antibodies: Study

A study from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University has found that nearly all Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine recipients have antibodies

'Govt providing false info about Covid-19'

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday accused the government of giving people false information about the

PM likely to join UNGA in person

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to join the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA-76) in person

'Less than 1pc of fully vaccinated people experience a breakthrough Covid infection'

Less than 1% of fully vaccinated people experienced a breakthrough infection, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of

Modi launches new payment system

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched e-RUPI, the government's digital payment solution through video conferencing. e-RUPI is

'Aug 15 plotters to be unmasked'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the designers behind the conspiracy in killing Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh

231 deaths, nearly 15 thousand cases

Bangladesh on Sunday logged 14,844 COVID-19 cases while the coronavirus claimed overnight 231 lives, Directorate General of Health Services

July was deadliest month

With a chilling number of 6,182 deaths from COVID-19 and 336,226 new infections, July has become by far the

When mismanagement is the management

In the midst of a pandemic, it is vital that the government listen very carefully to the best scientific

Fourth Oxygen Express arrives

Indian Railways' fourth Oxygen Express arrived in Bangladesh carrying 200 MT of liquid medical oxygen on Sunday. The special

'Reopening of factories may stoke infections'

Zahid Maleque has admitted restarting factories amid lockdown will drive coronavirus infections, but added the government needs to think

Italy's Jacobs takes stunning 100 metres gold

Lamont Marcell Jacobs claimed a stunning upset victory in the Olympic 100 metres final on Sunday, becoming the first

Bangladeshis among 394 pulled from boat off Tunisia

Two humanitarian rescue ships pulled 394 migrants, including Bangladeshis, from a dangerously overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean overnight

After 56 yrs, India-BD rail link resume

Bangladesh and India on Sunday (August 1) have resumed regular

Are Ghosts Gobbling Up Human Economy?

The history of designing and delivering policy-driven economic stimulus packages is customarily traced back to the "New Deal" which

Month of mourning begins today

The month of mourning begins today for the nation to recall once again the brutal assassination of its founding

BD lags behind in South Asia

Bangladesh lags behind in South Asian in terms of Covid 19 vaccination, according to a jointly published report by

AL's Withering Tested Men & Our Liberation War

Never into politics, but a keen follower of national and international politics, I selected a touchy subject today as

Bus, launch services to resume as factories open

The authorities have allowed bus and launch operators to resume services for workers who are facing trouble to return

218 deaths, over 9 thousand cases

Bangladesh on Saturday logged 9,369 cases from the deadly coronavirus while it claimed overnight 218 lives, the Directorate General

Nearly 8 lakh doses arrive from Japan

Bangladesh on Saturday received 7,81,320 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine as the second consignment of the pledged three million doses

Elaine Thompson-Herah takes stunning Olympic gold in women’s 100m

As the greatest women’s 100m race reached its denouement, Elaine Thompson-Herah burned past her greatest rival and then raised

Vaccinated people may spread the virus, though rarely: CDC

In yet another unexpected and unwelcome twist in the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a

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