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Call for justice gets louder

 Conscious people across the country have voiced outrage over the recent attacks on teachers in Savar and Narail. Swapan

BD disaster response neglects vulnerable trans community

 When an elderly relative passed away, Sanjibani Sudha, a 26-year-old banker, was not permitted by her family to attend

Govt issues six directives

 Amid surging Covid-19 infections, the Cabinet Division on Tuesday issued six directives and wrote to all ministries and departments

'Padma Bridge dream comes true with hands of Hasina'

 The dream of landmark Padma Bridge has come true with the hands of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, said speakers

Modi visits UAE

 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, just weeks after a top official's

BRI in stark contrast with India, Central Asia's vision for Chabahar Port

 Endorsing the need to enhance connectivity, India along with the Central Asian countries have worked out ways to utilize

'Pakistan bracing for another energy crisis'

 Cash-strapped Pakistan's energy crisis is set to worsen over the next several weeks as it struggles to procure liquefied

Rising Covid cases stoke fresh fear

The Covid-19 infection has kept rising in Bangladesh day by day creating panic among people again.The country on Monday

Padma Bridge is a Chinese success story, claims media

Even as Bangladesh on Saturday hailed the newly inaugurated Padma Bridge, the longest in the country, as a "symbol

Atiur suggests adoption of dynamic monetary policy

Former Bangladesh Bank governor Atiur Rahman has called for taking a dynamic monetary policy to weather any impact on

5 to 12 years kids to get Pfizer vaccines

Children aged from 5 to 12 years will receive Pfizer vaccines. Their names and particulars can be registered on

UN declares 'ocean emergency'

The UN secretary general has declared that the world is in the middle of an "ocean emergency", and urged

Receding flood waters reveal disastrous damage in Sylhet

As the waters started receding following Sylhet division's worst flood in living memory, the disastrous damage it inflicted also

'We need to be better prepared for a new pandemic'

Dame Sarah Gilbert, 60, is a professor of vaccinology at Oxford's Jenner Institute and author, with Catherine Green, head

Opposition MPs blast govt for failure in banking, other sectors

Opposition lawmakers in Parliament on Sunday bitterly criticized the government for its failure in banking, education and other sectors.BNP lawmaker

2 deaths, 1,680 new cases

The Covid-19 situation in Bangladesh is keeping worsening day by day as the country on Sunday reported three casualty

Motorcyclists injured in Padma Bridge accident die

Two motorcyclists have died from injuries they sustained in an accident on the Padma Bridge. This is the first accident

Pakistan imposes new taxes to meet IMF bailout goals

Pakistan unveiled a series of proposed new taxes across swathes of its economy, including an additional one-time 'super' levy

'Bridges over rivers around Dhaka to be demolished'

Bridges over rivers around Dhaka city will be demolished as these are not high enough for smooth movement of

Countries struggle to agree on protecting nature

 With only two days left to hash out a UN draft agreement to protect global biodiversity, organisers on Friday

Dhaka appeals for a visa-free C'wealth Regime

 Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen called for strengthening free mobility of trade and investment and human resources

US, Australia and allies form new Pacific Island partnership

 The US and Australia along with three other allies will form a new initiative that will assist Pacific Island

Covid vaccines cut global death toll by 20m in first year, study finds

 Covid vaccines cut the global death toll by 20 million in the first year after they were available, according

3 deaths, 1,280 new cases, positivity rate 15.07

 The Covid-19 situation in Bangladesh is keeping worsening day by day as the country on Saturday reported three casualty

Nury Turkel to 'call China out' for atrocities against Uyghurs

 Uyghur-American lawyer Nury Turkel was unanimously elected chair of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), a bipartisan

Oslo shooting treated as Islamist terrorism: Police

 A 42-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder, attempted murder and terrorist acts after a shooting in

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