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Cinema halls reopen after 7 months

Cinema halls reopen after 7 months

Showtime

Sat, Oct 17 2020

Cinema halls in Bangladesh opened after seven months on Friday, October 16. The Information Ministry...

Catching coronavirus outside is rare...

Catching coronavirus outside is rare...

Coronavirus

Tue, Oct 13 2020

The likelihood of catching the virus increases at events where people stand near each other and talk...

Study: Over 60% people struggle to maintain...

'Over 60% people struggle to maintain...

Health

Thu, Aug 27 2020

Nearly 40% of the respondents say they often forget to wash their hands frequently

Pandemic behaviour: Why some people...

Pandemic behaviour: Why some people...

Coronavirus

Fri, Aug 14 2020

Rule-breaking is not a new phenomenon, but behavioural scientists say it is being exacerbated in the...

OP-ED: The coronavirus conundrum

OP-ED: The coronavirus conundrum

Tanvir Haider Chaudhury

Thu, Aug 13 2020

Should we really be taking any chances?

ED: Bus operators need to respect the...

ED: Bus operators need to respect the...

Editorial

Thu, Aug 13 2020

The laxity in oversight has emboldened bus operators do as they please

ED: Have we learned our lesson?

ED: Have we learned our lesson?

Editorial

Thu, Aug 6 2020

We need to look at this problem with fresh eyes and revamp our efforts to fight the virus

Pakistan urges worshippers to buy sacrificial...

Pakistan urges worshippers to buy sacrificial...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 28 2020

Pakistan has reported over 270,000 Covid-19 cases with almost 6,000 deaths. Daily cases of new infection...

ED: Adapting to the new normal

ED: Adapting to the new normal

Editorial

Fri, Jul 24 2020

We can no longer sit around debating health directives such as the wearing of masks and social...

ED: New habits for a new normal

ED: New habits for a new normal

Editorial

Thu, Jul 16 2020

It is imperative that people adopt new habits to adapt

Success story Hong Kong reimposes tough...

Success story Hong Kong reimposes tough...

East Asia

Wed, Jul 15 2020

Hong Kongers widely adopted facemasks to deal with the epidemic when it first emerged, but from Wednesday...

Quader: Avoid gatherings during Eid...

Quader: Avoid gatherings during Eid...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jul 8 2020

Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, said all should avoid gatherings in the interest...

OP-ED: Our kingdom for a framework

OP-ED: Our kingdom for a framework

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Mon, Jul 6 2020

Bangladesh needs a plan for reopening its sectors

Will office buildings ever be the same?...

Will office buildings ever be the...

Coronavirus

Tue, Jun 30 2020

Something so normal as working in a big office block has abruptly become almost unimaginable for...

ED: Charging for tests would be...

ED: Charging for tests would be...

Editorial

Sun, Jun 28 2020

It fails to consider the very poor who could be affected, for whom coughing up even Tk200 is out of the...

OP-ED: The unexpected benefits of social...

OP-ED: The unexpected benefits of social...

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Fri, Jun 26 2020

For many children, social distancing is a lifelong reality

1 metre or 2, how does social distancing...

1 metre or 2, how does social distancing...

World

Wed, Jun 24 2020

A distance of more than a metre reduces the risk of Covid-19 infection by more than 80%

Pubs, restaurants and hotels to reopen...

Pubs, restaurants and hotels to reopen...

Europe

Wed, Jun 24 2020

Johnson has been under pressure from businesses, especially in the hospitality sector, and from members...

Rooftops become centre of attraction...

Rooftops become centre of attraction...

Dhaka

Tue, Jun 23 2020

Most of our day-to-day activities have come to a standstill amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Most of us...

Is 80% of coronavirus spread caused...

Is 80% of coronavirus spread caused...

Coronavirus

Sun, Jun 21 2020

Most Covid-19 cases don’t spread virus — it’s the superspreaders we need to stop

Communication is the key to fighting...

Communication is the key to fighting...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 15 2020

Most of the measures used in fighting the deadly disease -- such as social distancing or quarantine --...