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Covid and the rise in suicidal behaviour...

Covid and the rise in suicidal behaviour...

Bangladesh

Sat, Oct 9 2021

As many as 151 students in Bangladesh committed suicide between March 2020 and June 2021, says a recent...

Pandemic slows for sixth week...

Pandemic slows for sixth week

Coronavirus

Sat, Oct 9 2021

Bangladesh has seen a 35% drop in Covid-19 case numbers

Bangladesh calls for balanced IPR system...

Bangladesh calls for balanced IPR to...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 6 2021

A balanced IPR system is required to encourage and ensure equitable access to medical tools, says Bangladesh...

Covid-19: World turning the corner,...

Covid: World turning the corner, at...

Coronavirus

Sun, Sep 19 2021

The UK, on Friday, removed Bangladesh from its Covid red-list, reflecting a positive shift in the global...

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