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India records 1.5 million new Covid-19...

India logs 1.5m new infections in a...

South Asia

Fri, May 7 2021

Record 414,188 new Covid-19 cases reported on Friday while deaths swell by 3,915

Record Covid surge takes heavy toll...

Record Covid surge takes heavy toll...

South Asia

Thu, May 6 2021

On Thursday, India reported a record 412,262 new cases and a record 3,980 deaths

What we know about the Indian variant...

What do we know about the Indian Covid...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 30 2021

Experts believe the Indian variant couldn't alone be the reason for India's huge surge, pointing...

IFRC: South Asia fast becoming new global...

'South Asia becoming new global epicentre...

Bangladesh

Fri, Apr 16 2021

The deadlier and more infectious new wave is overwhelming hospitals and social systems

Covid-19 deaths per million: Bangladesh’s...

Covid deaths per 1m: Bangladesh 3rd...

Bangladesh

Thu, Apr 15 2021

However, in terms of total death toll, Bangladesh is one of the top three worst-hit countries in the...

ED: On the road to equality

ED: On the road to equality

Editorial

Tue, Apr 6 2021

Gender parity should not be the domain of privileged classes only

World Bank is conservative about Bangladesh’s...

World Bank is conservative about Bangladesh’s...

Economy

Thu, Apr 1 2021

Growth could very well be 3.6 per cent, which is much lower than the government’s target of 8.2...

UK Minister: Bangabandhu laid foundation...

UK Minister: Bangabandhu laid foundation...

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Mar 28 2021

UK ministers, MPs pay profound tribute to Bangabandhu, laud PM Hasina’s leadership

ED: For the good of  the region

ED: For the good of the region

Editorial

Sun, Mar 28 2021

India must step up and take the lead with regard to facilitating cooperation, partnership, and most of...

Dhaka eager to sign free trade agreement...

Dhaka eager to sign FTA with...

Foreign Affairs

Sat, Mar 20 2021

Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa lauds Sheikh Hasina’s farsighted leadership

China dominates Pentagon chief's first...

China dominates Pentagon chief's first...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 20 2021

India is a vital US partner in the Asia-Pacific region as Washington seeks to take on Beijing

OP-ED: The myth of the internationalization...

OP-ED: The myth of the internationalization...

Partha S Ghosh

Tue, Mar 16 2021

Where politics is involved, it remains business as usual for all nations 

OP-ED: How women in East Asia became...

OP-ED: How women in East Asia became...

Alice Evans

Sun, Mar 14 2021

Rural patriarchy in South Asia, instead of being undermined as in East Asia, has been reinforced by economic...

ED: Reaching our trade potential

ED: Reaching our trade potential

Editorial

Wed, Mar 10 2021

A stronger South Asian region means a stronger Bangladesh

OP-ED: Do women hold up half the sky...

OP-ED: Do women hold up half the sky...

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Wed, Mar 10 2021

The position of women in Asia will be determined by what happens in China, like much else

Freedom House: No South Asian country...

Freedom House: No South Asian country...

South Asia

Sun, Mar 7 2021

Afghanistan found to be ‘not free’ in the annual report by the US-based watchdog

Modi suggests special visa scheme for...

Modi suggests special visa scheme for...

South Asia

Sun, Feb 21 2021

He also suggests regional air ambulance deal

Desi Delicacies: An anthology of South...

Desi Delicacies: An anthology of South...

Arts & Letters

Thu, Feb 18 2021

The book shatters all the stereotypes surrounding Muslim identities in South Asia

Vulture protection: Cabinet clears proposal...

Vulture protection: Cabinet clears proposal...

Bangladesh

Mon, Feb 8 2021

The approval came from the weekly cabinet meeting held at the Bangladesh Secretariat on Monday

OP-ED: A pragmatic reset

OP-ED: A pragmatic reset

Saleem Samad

Tue, Jan 26 2021

What will President Joe Biden’s strategy be for South Asia?

Sara Afreen curates, Kamar Ahmad Simon...

Sara curates, Simon hosts Berlinale...

Showtime

Sun, Jan 24 2021

The series will kick off online on Friday, January 29, at 7:30pm BST, with Egyptian film, Akher Ayam...