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Unicef: Remote learning is setting back...

Unicef: Remote learning is setting back...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 9 2021

The repeated school closures since last year had affected 434 million children in South Asia

In world first, Cuba starts Covid vaccination...

Cuba starts Covid jabs for

World

Tue, Sep 7 2021

The communist island of 11.2 million people aims to inoculate all its children before reopening schools...

What are the rules for school reopening...

What are the rules for school...

Education

Sun, Sep 5 2021

Authorities have proposed a number of health safety protocols for everyone involved

Covid-19: Bangladesh records lowest...

Daily virus caseload drops to 12-week...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 4 2021

Singe day infection rate drops below 10% after three months

Japan PM Suga to step down after year...

Japan PM Suga to step down after year...

East Asia

Fri, Sep 3 2021

His approval rating has nosedived to an all-time low of 31.8% over his government’s pandemic...

WHO slams 'shocking disparity' in access...

WHO slams 'shocking disparity' in access...

World

Wed, Aug 25 2021

'Vaccine crisis illustrates the fundamental weakness at the root of the pandemic'

Covid-19: Deaths in Bangladesh top 22,000...

Covid fatalities in Bangladesh top...

Bangladesh

Fri, Aug 6 2021

The latest 1,000 deaths were recorded in just four days

Pandemic pushes millions more Mexicans...

Pandemic pushes millions more Mexicans...

North America

Fri, Aug 6 2021

The number of people living in poverty rose by 3.8 million between 2018 and 2020 in the country

381 arrested in Dhaka for breaching...

381 arrested in Dhaka for breaching...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jul 30 2021

The number of arrests fell below 500 for the first time in a week

WHO warns early stages of third wave...

WHO warns early stages of third wave...

World

Thu, Jul 15 2021

The Delta variant is now in more than 111 countries  

UN: Covid triggered biggest increase...

UN: Covid triggered biggest increase...

World

Mon, Jul 12 2021

The number of people facing hunger increased by at least 18% due to the pandemic

Pandemic pushes up sea freight prices...

Sea freight charges hit record

Business

Sun, Jul 4 2021

The Freightos Baltic Index has more than tripled in a year to nearly $7,000 for a trip from China to...

Covid: Hard lockdown continues for third...

Hard lockdown on day 3

Bangladesh

Sat, Jul 3 2021

Law enforcers accompanied by army and BGB officials were seen patrolling different Dhaka roads since...

Study: 70% of low-income households...

70% low-income families had less food...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jun 30 2021

These households, however, have expressed satisfaction over the government’s response

Report: Pandemic has increased trust...

Report: Pandemic has increased trust...

World

Wed, Jun 23 2021

The 10th edition of the report on digital news found that confidence in news reporting had risen six...

Public food distribution for poor...

Public food distribution for poor...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 22 2021

Lack of administrative efforts, the pandemic and shortage of food reserve in public granaries behind...

Voting in 204 union parishads, Lakshmipur...

Voting in 204 union parishads, Lakshmipur...

Nation

Sun, Jun 20 2021

The elections will be held from 8am to 4pm without any break

Covid-19: 15 more die at Rajshahi Medical...

15 more die from Covid at RMCH in...

Coronavirus

Fri, Jun 11 2021

5 more dead in Khulna Covid-19 Hospital, single-day infection rate 39.36% at KMC

Budget FY22: Tk10,000 crore allocated...

Tk10,000cr for emergency response to...

Economy

Thu, Jun 3 2021

‘A number of plans have been undertaken to develop the health sector to address the impact of...

When a deadly cyclone is followed by...

When a deadly cyclone is followed by...

Climate Change

Mon, May 31 2021

Covid-19 and Cyclone Amphan have shown us what a multidimensional and intricate series of disasters look...

The long-term effects of Cyclone Amphan...

The long-term effects of Cyclone Amphan...

Climate Change

Sun, May 30 2021

A disaster that continues