A new study finds tripling of current investments into nature-based solutions needed by 2030 to tackle the climate crisis, otherwise, there will be a $4 trillion financing gap.
Ensure equitable access to COVID vaccines for Rohingya refugees, and improve community outreach efforts to build trust and counter misinformation.
The families of a dissident journalist and his girlfriend, held after a plane was diverted to Belarus, have spoken of their concern for their safety.
With Covid cases keep soaring in frontier districts apparently because of the highly contagious Indian variant, experts fear that Bangladesh may face the worst outbreak of the deadly virus at the end of June next.
Sunday’s depression over East-Central Bay and adjoining area moved north-westwards and intensified into a cyclonic storm ‘Yaas’ over the same area.
A Dhaka court on Sunday granted ad-interim bail to Prothom Alo senior reporter Rozina Islam until July 15 in a case filed under the Official Secrets Act.
Twenty eight pairs of trains will run from Monday across the country after suspension of the services for over one month as part of the government restrictions on people’s movement to stem the coronavirus transmission.
Thousands of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank poured onto the streets to celebrate the ceasefire, waving flags and flashing the “V” sign for victory.
The humanitarian community has welcomed the ceasefire agreed in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel but warned that the destruction in Gaza will take years, if not decades, to fix.
As usual, Israeli airstrikes in heavily populated areas of Gaza have claimed the most victims, although Hamas rockets launched into Israel have also killed and injured civilians.
A Dhaka court on Tuesday sent Prothom Alo senior journalist Rozina Islam, arrested in a case under the Official Secrets Act, to judicial custody after rejecting the police’s demand for her five-day remand.
Recalling the historic Farakka Long March Day, the International Farakka Committee (IFC) on Sunday urged Dhaka and Delhi to sign a treaty to keep 54 common rivers flowing through the two countries from their sources to the sea.
A day after former Chattogram police superintendent Babul Akter was arrested for his alleged involvement in the murder of his wife, RAB on Thursday claimed to have apprehended another prime accused in the case.
A draft decision on the negotiation modalities of a pandemic treaty for consideration of the 74th World Health Assembly has been circulated to WHO Members as most governments are struggling to contain COVID-19.
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After a long journey from Japan to India, the first six cars of the Dhaka metro rail have marked their first media exhibition with a short debut trip at the depot in Uttara’s Diabari.
The government on Sunday turned down the application of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s family seeking permission to send her abroad for advance treatment as there is no scope for her to avail of such a scope, said Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan.
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has tested negative for Covid-19, fighting the deadly virus for 27 days since she had been infected.
Around 77% of the returnee migrants in Bangladesh were struggling to find jobs between April and November last year because of Covid-19 pandemic, says a study.
Although the govt has allowed rental and quick rental power plants on a short-term basis, now their owners are pursuing a long term agreement which cannot be acceptable in any case,
Paturia ferry terminal saw a mad rush of homebound people ahead of Eid despite a decision of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) to suspend day time ferry services.
Two more confirmed cases of Indian Coronavirus strain have been detected at the Genome Centre of Jessore University of Science and Technology.
At least 26 people died when a speedboat sank in the Padma River near Kathalbari Ferry ghat in Shibchar Upazila of Madaripur district on Monday.
The death toll from Covid-19 hit 11,510 in Bangladesh on Saturday as the country logged 60 more fatalities in 24 hours until Saturday morning, as all efforts to stop the pandemic have apparently gone in vain.
Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said today that the government is considering resuming public transport before Eid.
Police on Friday recovered two more mortar shells and a rocket launcher from the pond near Shaheed Shamsuzzoha hall of Rajshahi University.
Developing Asia’s economic revival is underway, supported by a healthy global recovery and progress on vaccines. The region’s growth is forecast to rebound to 7.3% in 2021, moderating to 5.3% in 2022.
Hefazat-e-Islam has formed a five-member convening committee within two hours of the dissolution of its central committee on late Sunday evening.
A severe heatwave is sweeping over the regions of Rajshahi, Jashore, Kushtia and Khulna.
Bangladesh on Sunday closed its borders with India for two weeks because of the worsening Covid-19 situation.