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Impoverished masses suffer

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

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

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

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

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

'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

'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

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Public transport workers hit hard in Covid-19 : Taposh

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Nur Taposh on Monday said that public transport workers are

2 neo-JMB militants remanded over attack on police

A Dhaka court on Monday placed two alleged members of banned militant outfit neo-Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on five-day

DPS STS's Rong assists vulnerable populations

Amid the challenges posed by the novel coronavirus pandemic, businesses, governments, and civil society organisations are battling to save

Navy divers recover body from Buriganga

A diver team of Bangladesh Navy recovered a body from the river of Buriganga adjacent to Lalkhuti pantoon of

Brazilian Ambassador calls on Army Chief

Brazilian Ambassador to Bangladesh Joao Tabajara de Oliveira Junior called on Chief of Staff of Bangladesh Army General SM

FF Anil Sarkar dies of COVID-19

Anil Sarkar, a valiant freedom fighter and father of general secretary of Dhaka University Unit Amra Muktijoddhar Santan, has

JSQE launched in Dhaka

A new international academic journal, devoted to service quality, Journal for Service Quality Enhancement (JSQE) was launched on Saturday

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'It means the world': families and friends reunite at UK's Heathrow

Families and friends were overjoyed at London's Heathrow Airport on Monday after a travel rule change meant they could

HK authorities arrest pro-democracy singer for 'corrupt conduct'

Hong Kong's anti-corruption watchdog today charged a singer and prominent pro-democracy activist, Anthony Wong, with "corrupt conduct" at a

'Powerless and angry': Japan's anti-Olympic activists fight on

Kai Koyama was standing outside Tokyo's Olympic Stadium as fireworks burst overhead during the opening ceremony but unlike many

Philippines to extend night curfew in Manila amid

The Philippines will extend a night curfew in the capital, Manila, amid a tightening of curbs in the Southeast

UAE rolls out Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine to children aged 3-17

The United Arab Emirates will start providing China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine to children aged 3-17, the UAE government said

'US to begin new Afghan refugee program'

US President Joe Biden's administration will launch a new program to resettle certain Afghans as refugees in the United

Evictions expected to spike as federal moratorium ends

Evictions, which have mostly been on pause during the pandemic, are expected to ramp up on Monday after the

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Making Food Systems Stronger in Bangladesh

Dr Jagot Chand MalakerFarmers of our country are the main contributor of our resilience food

Battle of Sanctions: Our Woes

Sanction is a penalty in the form of economic and political decisions that is imposed on another country

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Factory workers must abide by health rules

On Friday, a few hours after the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) disclosed its recommendation to extend the

Myanmar should not consume time to repatriate Rohingyas

The World Bank, as part of its proposal for preparing a global Refugee Policy Review Framework has suggested to

Save Our Newspapers & Journos too

It was in May 2020 I quit my last job with a daily newspaper, just about two months

Still a Long Wait for Wage Theft Judgment

Bobita Kormokar, a returnee female migrant worker, now living at Savar area of Dhaka district, expressed her grievance

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Accelerating digital economy key for inclusive integration in APAC

Participants at a recently held webinar called for leveraging digital opportunities to build an inclusive ecosystem and promoting regional

vivo launches free 'Doorstep Delivery'

Keeping customers' safety in mind, vivo, a global technology company, has launched its country-wide free 'Doorstep Delivery' initiative following

'Journal for Service Quality Enhancement' launched in Dhaka

A new international academic journal,devoted to service quality, Journal for Service Quality Enhancement (JSQE) was launched on Saturday in

Call for creating skilled workers and managers

Speakers at a dialogue  said it was highly required to formulate specific recommendations for creating skilled workers and managers

Duck farming delights many villagers in Rajshahi

Duck farming has made fortunes of many people in both rural and urban areas because they are relying on

KSrelief Center Distributes Food Baskets

Very recently with the permission of the government authorities, funded by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center

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Tigers eye winning start in T20 series against Aussies

Tigers ooze with confidence to make a good start to the five-match T20 series against Australia as they take

England tour of BD postponed indefinitely

England's white-ball tour of Bangladesh, which was originally scheduled for September and October this year - shortly before the

Mahmudullah confident to beat Australia

Following their series victory in Zimbabwe, Bangladesh cricket teams skipper Mahmudullah Riyad is confident of beating Australia in the

Wade aware of Shakib threat

Australia focused on finding a way to neutralize Shakib Al Hasan, the world's best allrounder, during the five-match T20

Canada upset USA to set up Sweden final

Canada secured a 1-0 victory over world champions the United States to set up a women's Olympic football final

Olympics: Indian women's hockey enter semifinals

India claimed a shock 1-0 win over Australia in the women's hockey to reach the semi-finals for the first

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Work with honesty to build Bangladesh as 'Sonar Bangla'

Mujibur Rahman Chowdhury Nixon, popularly known as MP Nixon, urged the administration officials of Bhanga upazila of Faridpur to

All-out measures to curb dengue, chikungunya in Rajshahi

All the authorities concerned, including Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) and divisional and district administrations, have taken all sorts of

Interest in getting Covid vaccine growing in Chitalmari

People in Chitalmari of Bagerhat are showing interest in getting corona vaccine. During a ground visit, it has been

92 homeless families to get 'dream homes' in Daudkandi

Marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, some 92 helpless and homeless families

Oxygen, hygiene materials distributed among Covid patents in Burichong

Oxygen cylinders and corona protective materials have been distributed among corona-affected patients in Burichong of Cumilla. At the directives

Covid-19: 9 more lives lost in Kushtia

Nine more Covid-related deaths were reported at Kushtia General Hospital in 24 hours till Monday morning amid a devastating

Five die, 160 more test positive for COVID-19 in Bhola

A number of 160 more persons were diagnosed with COVID-19 positive in the last 24 hours in the district

Youth arrested for raping madrasa girl in Cumilla

Debidwar police have nabbed a youth for allegedly raping a madrasa student from Rajamehar village in Cumilla's Debidwar upazila

Dredger seized for illegal sand lifting in Mirzaganj

A mobile court seized a dredger machine for Illegal sand lifting from Kanaibari area under Kakrabunia union in Mirzaganj

Two killed, four injured in lightning strike in Joypurhat

Two people were killed in a lightning strike in Joypurhat. Four others were injured. The accident took place at

Barishal division logs record 31 Covid deaths in a day

Barishal division recorded 31 new Covid deaths in 24 hours till Monday morning, the division's highest single-day fatalities this

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Momer putul has gained popularity

"Momer Putul" drama directed by director Mohammod Mifta Anan has been released recently in the youtube channel Global TV.

DC Comics' Suicide Squad is officially a failure

DC Comics' Suicide Squad is officially a failure - because their latest actions have risked causing World War III.

'I'll never leave the stage'

In the short and possibly quite nerve-racking break between an afternoon rehearsal and an evening preview, Adrian Lester is

Why Disney's Black Widow lawsuit response is so disappointing

Disney's official response to Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow lawsuit was disappointing and has drawn fire on multiple fronts-here's why.

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Covid-19: France makes life difficult for unvaccinated

Business has been difficult for restaurateur Sylvain Belaud ever since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, with turnover plummeting

Not integration, repatriation is the only solution: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Monday reiterated the government position against any long-term program by the World

Afghanistan: Street fighting rages as Taliban attack key city

Ferocious fighting is taking place in a major Afghan city, amid fears it could be the first provincial capital

30 percent in EU cannot afford a holiday: Study

Some 28 per cent of people living in the European Union cannot afford to go away on holiday for

Malaysia: Police block lawmakers' march to parliament

Malaysian security forces on Monday blocked opposition lawmakers from entering the parliament, as the deputies protested a two-week lockdown

Chinese authorities in Tibet demand info on relatives living abroad

Chinese authorities in Tibet are ordering Tibetan residents to turn over the names and other personal information of relatives

Rahul invites oppn leaders for breakfast meeting

India's Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi has invited leaders of Opposition parties to a breakfast meeting at the Constitution

'Introduce Covid risk allowance for workers'

Sramik Karmachari Oikya Parishad (SKOP), a platform of over a dozen labour rights bodies, on Monday demanded Covid risk

Dr Shamsun Nahar receives prestigious IAEA Award

Dr Shamsun Nahar Begum, Chief Scientific Officer of Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA) has been awarded with the

IP TV registration soon: Hasan Mahmud

The government will give registration to IP TV this month, said Information and Broadcast Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud.He said

UK and Iran summon diplomats after tanker attack

The UK and Iran have summoned each other's diplomats in a row over last week's deadly attack on an

'China sends draft MoU over vaccine co-production'

Foreign minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Monday said China has sent the draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for

'Vaccinated Covid patients face lower risk'

People who have taken two doses of Covid-19 vaccines face lower risk of respiratory problem, hospitalization and fatality, said



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