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China locks down another 3m after travelling...

Coronavirus: China locks down another...

Coronavirus

Mon, Jan 18 2021

More than 19 million people across China's northeast are now barred from leaving their homes

South Korea orders schools to shut as...

South Korea orders schools to shut as...

Coronavirus

Mon, Dec 14 2020

Schools in Seoul would move classes online until the end of the month, in the latest ratcheting up of...

British PM Johnson self-isolating after...

British PM Johnson self-isolating after...

World

Mon, Nov 16 2020

The British leader had been hoping to seize back the initiative after last week’s drama in Downing...

Lockdown 2.0: Food companies overhauled...

Food companies overhauled...

Business

Sat, Nov 14 2020

Economists say shoppers realize they can’t afford to overspend, and therefore, aren’t likely...

'All eyes on Tuesday' as even risk-hungry...

'All eyes on Tuesday' as even risk-hungry...

Business

Mon, Nov 2 2020

Novices, who took up trading during lockdowns, have led aggressive buying this year when many Wall Street...

Elite sport in England exempt from fresh...

Elite sport in England exempt from fresh...

Football

Sun, Nov 1 2020

The strict series of measures reintroduced to try and curb rising coronavirus infection rates will begin...

Italy unveils new Covid-19 restrictions...

Italy unveils new Covid-19...

World

Mon, Oct 19 2020

Italy was the first country in Europe to be hit hard by Covid-19 and has the second highest death toll...

OP-ED: Take a break

OP-ED: Take a break

Samnardth Tahiyat Salim

Mon, Oct 19 2020

The rush for productivity is having a significant emotional impact

Pandemic turns restaurateur into...

Pandemic turns restaurateur into...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 12 2020

Habibur, who used to sell food worth Tk10,000 a day on average, is now working as a waiter with a monthly...

Thousands of S Korea church members...

Thousands in S Korea quarantined

East Asia

Mon, Aug 17 2020

Around one in six of the church members tested so far had been positive,'requiring rapid testing...

New Zealand's Covid-19 outbreak grows,...

New Zealand's Covid-19 outbreak grows,...

Oceania

Sun, Aug 16 2020

In neighbouring Australia, which has also been struggling with a resurgence of the coronavirus in two...

Crime rate spikes in Khulna as lockdown...

Crime surges as lockdown eases

Coronavirus

Sun, Aug 9 2020

About 327 cases have been registered in the last four months with eight police stations, including five...

Why do people want to continue working...

Why do people want to continue working...

Europe

Sun, Aug 2 2020

The Covid-19 lockdown has made a way for them to save money and spend time with family

Covid-19: Myriad obstacles cripple Rangpur...

Covid-19: Myriad obstacles cripple Rangpur...

Nation

Mon, Jul 27 2020

Lack of testing facilities, lack of awareness, and lack of administrative action continues to drive up...

Indian Kashmir locks down, pilgrimage...

Indian Kashmir locks down, pilgrimage...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 23 2020

Officials in Kashmir said the Muslim-majority Himalayan valley, apart from one district, would go into...

Spain to honour its 28,400 coronavirus...

Spain to honour its 28,400 coronavirus...

Europe

Thu, Jul 16 2020

Spain suffered a particularly deadly outbreak of the coronavirus which has officially claimed more than...

New lockdowns ordered as India virus...

New lockdowns ordered as India virus...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 16 2020

A lack of coronavirus discipline forced Goa, another Indian state, to announced a three-day shutdown...

OP-ED: What makes a public...

OP-ED: What makes a public...

Md Shamsul Islam

Tue, Jul 14 2020

Not everyone understands the issues well enough to give policy advice

Experts: Urgent action needed to end...

'Urgent action needed to end gender-based...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, Jul 14 2020

'The Covid-19 pandemic has sparked a pandemic of gender-based violence and discrimination against...

India's daily coronavirus cases at about...

India's daily coronavirus cases at about...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 30 2020

India on Wednesday enters what Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called 'Unlock 2.0', with many...

More domestic flights, interstate trains...

More domestic flights, interstate trains...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 30 2020

The South Asian nation recorded almost 550,000 virus infections on Monday, including 16,475 deaths, making...