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Govt to fix private hospital fees

With a view to ending public sufferings, the government has taken initiatives to fix medical service charges for private

Indian PM Modi takes first dose of Covid vaccine

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at AIIMS in New

'Return to normal could take all 2022'

Fresh off a third vaccine candidate garnering U.S. regulatory approval, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates called the rapid development of

Xinjiang's birth rate drops sharply

Amid growing criticism over human right abuses by the Beijing, population statistics published by the Chinese government shows a

Foreign journalists in China see 'decline in media freedom'

China used coronavirus prevention measures, intimidation and visa curbs to limit foreign reporting in 2020, ushering in a "rapid

Sarkozy sentenced to jail

A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling and sentenced

'Don't advertise carbonated beverage as energy drink'

The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) has called on all electronic and print media and manufacturers to refrain

'Chinese hackers target Indian vaccine makers'

A Chinese state-backed hacking group has in recent weeks targeted the IT systems of two Indian vaccine makers whose

Theater activist Lily Chowdhury no more

Theatre activist Lily Chowdhury, the wife of martyred intellectual Munier Chowdhury, has died at the age of 93.She passed

Kamala Harris favorite to be next US president

US Vice President Kamala Harris is favorite to win the next presidential election with 22 percent implied probability, ahead

Kaus Miah declared as best taxpayer of Mujib Borsho

The government has announced Hakimpuri Jarda owner Kaus Miah as the best taxpayer of the Mujib Borsho.The Internal Resources

EU to propose in March

The European Commission will present a proposal in March on creating an EU-wide digital COVID-19 vaccination passport that may

OIC reaffirms support to BD over ICJ case

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Monday reiterated its full solidarity to Bangladesh for providing shelter to more

Britain scolds China over charging of HK activists

Britain on Monday scolded China for a decision to charge 47 Hong Kong politicians and activists for conspiracy to

Over 20 million get first dose of covid vaccine in UK

Britain announced Sunday that it has given more than 20 million people at least one dose of a coronavirus

'Work together to tackle negative impacts'

Speakers at a webinar on Sunday underscoredthe need for beginning work in a coordinated manner to stave off the

OIC happy with facilities in Bhasan Char for Rohingyas

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed satisfaction at the physical infrastructure in Bhasan Char as well as

US envoy lauds BD police role in tackling global terrorism

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Robert Miller has applauded the role of Bangladesh Police in tackling global terrorism. "No

Pope expects to spend his final days in Rome

Pope Francis expects to die in Rome, still the Catholic pontiff, without returning to spend his final days in

Pak state-sponsored troller revealed

Pakistan's notorious digital commander, Farhan Virk, who used social media platform Twitter with hashtags to propagate Islamabad's agenda, particularly

Remove me if you can

Nepal's embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Sunday challenged the ruling Nepal Communist Party's splinter faction led

'Covid vaccine passport idea might help the economy'

British finance minister Rishi Sunak said the idea of giving people vaccine passports or certificates to allow them to

Trump to proclaim himself as future for Republicans

Former President Donald Trump on Sunday will declare himself the dominant figure in the fractured Republican Party and attack

385 fresh cases, 8 deaths

The deadly coronavirus has taken the lives of 8 more people in Bangladesh, raising the total to 8,408. In

Chinese investment in Australia plunges

Chinese investment in Australia plunged almost two-thirds last year to less than $1 billion as the impact of coronavirus

2 persons, institution nominated

Two individuals and one organization have been nominated for the "Bangabandhu Award for Wildlife Conservation" in three categories to

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