Monday, September 21, 2015



Infections take a worrying jump

 Bangladesh has seen a worrying jump in Covid-19 infections, as the country on Monday recorded 4,636 new cases, the

Stricter curbs in seven districts

 Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths, the government has decided to impose a weeklong lockdown in seven

India sets daily vaccination record

 India gave out a record 7.5 million vaccine doses on Monday under a federal campaign to inoculate all adults

Jordan: Top officials plead not guilty in sedition trial

 A former Jordanian royal court chief and a distant relative of King Abdullah II's pleaded not guilty to sedition

'BNP spreading falsehoods regarding mega projects'

 Awami League General Secretary has said that the BNP never undertook mega projects when the party was in power,

Govt gradually becoming a 'monster': BNP

 Accusing the police of maiming a Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leader in Chattogram by shooting him in the leg,

'New poor from pandemic is temporary'

 Planning Minister MA Mannan on Monday said that the new poor created in the country owing to Covid-19 pandemic

Bail for 7 convicts stays frozen

 The Appellate Division has confirmed orders that stayed bail for seven convicts in a case filed over an attack

'Officials asked to unearth reason behind rice price hike'

 Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Monday asked food officials to conduct investigation to find out the reasons behind

White House lays out plan to share 55mn Covid shots globally

 The White House on Monday laid out a plan to share 55 million US Covid-19 vaccine doses globally, with

BD looks to export resort wear to Maldives

 Apparels makers have discussed the prospect of exporting resort wear and leisure apparel to the Maldives. The small archipelagic

EU to blacklist 86 Belarus officials and companies

 The European Union will on Monday impose travel bans and asset freezes on 86 Belarusian individuals and companies, but

Swedish Prime Minister Lofven loses no confidence vote

 Swedish center-left Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lost a no-confidence vote in Parliament Monday and is now set to be

None will remain homeless: PM

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has handed over 53,340 more houses to the landless and homeless people, reiterating her pledge

Humanity will overcome pandemic soon

 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina expressing his optimism that humanity will

82 more die, 3,641 infected

 Bangladesh on Sunday recorded 82 more deaths from the deadly coronavirus taking the total to 13,548. It also infected

Compliance and governance in financial sector

 Yes, many of us read the book ``Why Banks Fail: The Political Roots Crises in Spain". The book's content

India keen to resume vaccine export to BD: Doraiswami

 Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Vikram Doraiswami has said that his country is boosting its production of coronavirus vaccine,

'Once debt ridden BD now a lending country'

 Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday said, a debt-ridden nation 12

CPD calls for discontinuation

 The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Sunday called for discontinuation of the Speedy Supply of Power and Energy

Health DG draws flak from parliamentary panel

 Director General of Health Services ABM Khurshid Alam has roused the ire of the parliamentary committee on the health

First Pfizer doses today

 The government will administer the first doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine today, which were sent under the global sharing

Myanmar junta leader leaves for Russia conference

 Myanmar's junta leader has flown out of the country to attend a conference in Moscow, state media reported on

US preparing new Russia sanctions

 Russia has already been sanctioned over the near-fatal poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. The warning of new sanctions

Tokyo Olympics: Ugandan tests positive for Covid in Japan

 A member of Uganda's Olympic squad has become the first to test positive for Covid-19 on arrival in Japan

Pope joins Myanmar bishops' appeal for humanitarian corridors

 Pope Francis on Sunday appealed to Myanmar's military leaders to allow aid to reach displaced, hungry people who have

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