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Economic freefall looms

Global cases of the new coronavirus have shot past 1 million with more than 53,000 fatalities, a Reuters tally

Tragedy unfolds as deaths rise in Europe

At least 55,781 people across the world have now died as a result of the pandemic, according to researchers

Govt will bring back the Bangladeshis stuck in India

The government will bring back the Bangladeshi nationals who got stuck in India due to coronavirus lockdown there once

'Funeral to be held as per rituals'

If anyone dies of coronavirus (COVID-19), he or she can be buried or cremated following all the respective rituals,

1,000-bed hospital ship has only 20 patients

Such were the expectations for the Navy hospital ship US Naval Ship Comfort that when it chugged into New

Pak opens Mosques, virus death toll rises

Mosques were allowed to remain open in Pakistan on Friday, the Muslim sabbath when adherents gather for weekly

Pakistan plays with deadly coronavirus

Pakistan is playing with deadly coronavirus despite the number of affected people is increasing day by day there.

321 foreigners put into mosques

The authorities in Bangladesh have put 321 foreign members of the Tabligh Jamaat into two mosques in Dhaka

Government bins allegations on preparation to tackle Covid-19

The government has trashed allegations by some quarters regarding prior preparation to combat novel coronavirus (Covid-19), saying that

BB needs to mobilize Tk 24,000cr to economy due to COVID-19: MCCI

The Bangladesh Bank will need to act fast and mobilize around Taka 16,000 crore to Taka 24,000 crore

WHO praises Modi's initiatives to fight COVID-19

World Health Organization (WHO) has welcomed Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi's $24 billion package, including free food

Journalism hit hard by corona crisis

While Europeans might currently feel overwhelmed by news, journalism itself has been hit with a double blow by the

BD Red Crescent raising awareness among Rohingyas

Bangladesh Red Crescent Society has been working to raise awareness on 'hand washing' among the Rohingyas at Ukhia

Trump resists nat'l shutdown

US President Donald Trump is resisting calls to issue a national stay-at-home order to stem the spread of the

UN's COP26 climate summit postponed

The UN's COP 26 climate change summit due to take place in the Scottish city of Glasgow in November

Covid-19: Almost 34,000 Brits infected

Another 569 coronavirus deaths were declared in the UK today, meaning Britain's death toll has quadrupled in six

Ex-Land Minister Sherif passes away

Former Land Minister and an Awami League lawmaker from Pabna-4 Shamsur Rahman Sherif died of old-age complications on

Postal services to resume on limited scale

All general and main post offices across the country will remain open from 10am to 1pm from Sunday

DSCC CEO under fire

The chief executive officer of Dhaka South City Corporation has come under heavy criticism after sprinkling money towards

Life may get back to normal by June, says Czech PM

The Czech government does not plan further restrictions to curb coronavirus but life in the country may only get

Rice at Tk 10 per kg from Sunday

The government is going to launch special open market sale (OMS) of rice at Tk 10 per kg

Brands abandon workers in virus pandemic: HRW

More than 95 percent of brands and retailers refused to contribute to the cost of partial wages for

UN General Assembly to decide on rival COVID-19

How should the UN General Assembly and its 193 member states respond to the coronavirus pandemic? Members have been

If media sinks so will democracy

Democracy in Bangladesh had to bleed a lot to reach today's stage. Media fought shoulder to shoulder with the

After 'passing on' COVID-19 pandemic, 'Zero' is Xi's new narrative

All countries around the globe today are reeling under coronavirus, with at least seven lakh people being infected

327 Japanese citizens leave today on special flight

A total of 327 Japanese citizens are scheduled to leave Dhaka this morning on a special chartered flight of

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