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Bangladesh

Bangabandhu killer Majed was in contact with family

Abdul Majed One of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s killers, Abdul Majed, would keep in contact with his family who were...

Coronavirus puts Bangladesh’s agriculture and economy at r...

Bangladesh agriculture is in the grips of coronavirus. The poultry, fisheries and dairy sectors have been hit hard and now the boro ric...

Coronavirus: Poor income drops 80% in Bangladesh

The average income in the slums of Bangladeshi cities and among the rural poor has dropped by more than 80% since the outbreak of the n...

Nightmare for Bangladeshi fast-fashion clothes makers amid...

One day, Parvin was toiling to meet the fast-fashion demands of European capitals, the next she was among hundreds of thousands of Bang...

Bangladesh army flies in relief to families in remote hill...

Bangladesh Army has given relief materials to 360 families in the remote areas of Thanchi and Ruma upazilas of Bandarban. A helicopter...

BAF C-130J aircraft to bring medical aids from China

A total 16 aircrew of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) will depart Chittagong’s Shah Amanat International Airport for China Friday on a...

20-fold rise in Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh since April 1

The number of patients testing positive for Covid-19 in Bangladesh keeps skyrocketing, with already a mammoth 2,000% spike in the first...

BD proposes postponing D8 summit

Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen in a letter to his Turkish counterpart proposed postponement of the D8 Summit, which was...

Diaspora offers helping hand as Bangladesh reels from coro...

The Bangladeshi government has imposed a complete lockdown to prevent the coronavirus from spreading, but the move has brought hardship...

Stimulus loans to be 3-year revolving fund

Businesses that have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic can get subsidised loans as working capital for the usual one year term, ac...

54 Apollo staff on quarantine after doctor who visited her...

Evercare Hospital, formerly Apollo Dhaka, sent 54 employees, including the chief executive officer, the general manager and other top o...

Extreme poverty rises 60% amid Covid-19 outbreak: Brac sur...

File photo Low-income groups of the country are suffering from losses in earnings because of the enforcement of social distancing...

No end to sufferings of students stranded in Bangladesh

There seems to be no end to the miseries of students from Kashmir who are stranded in Bangladesh for the past more than two weeks after...

Rohingya camps in Bangladesh put under 'complete lockdown'

Bangladesh has imposed a "complete lockdown" in Cox's Bazar district - home to over a million Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Myanm...

Lockdown leaves millions jobless, helpless in Bangladesh

Millions of transport workers in Bangladesh have been left jobless after the government imposed a nationwide lockdown to stem the sprea...

Bangladeshi children face risk from pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic is the defining global health crisis of our time. Since the emergence of the coronavirus late last year, the dise...

Bangladesh seeks Chinese medical experts

Bangladesh requested China to send an expert medical team comprising doctors, nurses and technicians for treating COVID-19 and providin...

South Asia’s unique challenges in Covid-19 battle

Globally, about one in every four people lives in one of South Asia’s three most populous countries, India, Pakistan and Banglade...

Bangladesh to provide ration to lower middle class, poor p...

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged authorities concerned to make a list of lower middle class and poor people, who had b...

Bangladesh faces stark shortage of ventilators to fight CO...

Hospitals across Bangladesh have fewer than 1,500 ventilators, the health minister said Monday, after rights group Save The Children po...

Bangladesh allows Indian cargo flights to reach north-east...

From getting Bangladesh’s nod to allow flights which are carrying supplies to the North-East over its territory to facilitating n...