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Ex-US secretary of state Colin Powell...

Colin Powell dies of Covid...

North America

Mon, Oct 18 2021

He was one of America's foremost Black figures for decades

OP-ED: Coincidence?

Coincidence?

Forrest Cookson

Mon, Oct 18 2021

The first five of the nine global trends that have been emerging over the past 50 years. This is the...

No more social distancing at Mecca Grand...

Grand Mosque in Mecca drops social...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 17 2021

Devotees now pray there side by side for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out

Global Covid cases near 241

Global Covid cases near 241

World

Sun, Oct 17 2021

The United States still leads the world in Covid-19 cases and deaths

OP-ED: Could Covid and flu be a dual...

OP-ED: Could Covid and flu be a dual...

The Conversation

Sun, Oct 17 2021

It is possible to test positive for coronavirus while also having another bacterial, fungal, or viral...

Saudi Arabia appoints new Hajj, health...

Saudi Arabia appoints new Hajj...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 16 2021

The moves come amid the announcement on Friday that Saudi Arabia will begin easing Covid-19 restrictions...

Covid-19: Bangladesh records lowest...

Covid: Lowest daily infection rate in...

Coronavirus

Sat, Oct 16 2021

6 more deaths, 293 fresh cases in 24 hours

Second J&J Covid shot gets expert backing;...

Second J&J Covid shot gets expert...

North America

Sat, Oct 16 2021

J&J scientists say their vaccine is more durable than the mRNA vaccines

OP-ED: Zero Covid worked for some countries...

OP-ED: Zero Covid worked for some countries...

The Conversation

Fri, Oct 15 2021

But high vaccine coverage is now key

'Virtually painless' needle-free injections...

Dutch develop 'virtually painless' needle-free...

Science

Wed, Oct 13 2021

The process of injecting is quicker than a mosquito bite and "should not cause pain" because...

15 honoured with Inspiring Women Volunteer...

15 receive Inspiring Women Volunteer...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 13 2021

Award accorded for volunteer work in health sector, awareness-building, child protection, education,...

Covid-19: Bangladesh records 17 more...

Covid: 17 more deaths, 518 new...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 13 2021

A total of 22,153 samples tested for a positivity rate of 2.34%

Tangail sees first day without Covid-19...

Tangail sees 1st day without Covid cases,...

Nation

Wed, Oct 13 2021

The district has so far recorded 16,828 cases and 259 deaths

Bangladesh Bank: 13,881 new millionaires...

13,881 new millionaires in a year

Business

Tue, Oct 12 2021

This is 16% more than what it was during the same period in 2019, according to central bank data

Vaccination drive for children to start...

Vaccination drive for children to start...

Bangladesh

Tue, Oct 12 2021

21 vaccine centres at district towns and city corporations have been designated, says the health directorate...

How Serbia became the world's latest...

Serbia: World's latest Covid...

Europe

Tue, Oct 12 2021

Vaccination drive stopped after just over 40% population inoculated

RAB DG: No security threat during Durga...

RAB DG: No security threat during Durga...

Bangladesh

Mon, Oct 11 2021

The RAB has established a blanket of security in Dhaka and throughout the nation

JU campus comes to life as halls...

JU campus comes to life as halls...

Bangladesh

Mon, Oct 11 2021

A Covid-19 vaccination booth was also set up for the students

Covid-19: Bangladesh records 11 deaths,...

Covid-19: 11 more die, 599 cases

Bangladesh

Mon, Oct 11 2021

Some 634 patients have also recovered across the country

ED: We cannot remain silent about mental...

ED: We cannot remain silent about mental...

Editorial

Mon, Oct 11 2021

End the stigma that surrounds issues of mental health