The Republic of Korea has become the 62nd country to prohibit corporal punishment to children, and the fourth in the Asia Pacific region.
Low-lying areas in Koyra and Paikgachha upazilas of Khulna district have been flooded by tidal surge, leaving thousands of people marooned.
A new study has found that infection with COVID-19 can lead to brain damages, including delirium and nerve damage.
Cyclone Amphan that battered the country’s coastal districts on Wednesday damaged infrastructures and trees worth Tk 1.67 crore in the Sundarbans’ eastern part. The forest department sources said Ampan did not cause any damage to the natural forest resources including the…
A number of houses and standing crops were damaged as nor’wester swept over Sadar, Damurhuda, Jibannagar and Alamdanga upazilas of Chuadanga district on Thursday.
Bagerhat, May 06 – A teenage boy was killed after a tree collapsed on his room during a nor’wester that wreaked havoc in Chitalmari Upazila of Bagerhat district on Tuesday night.
Natore, April 23 – Rain and hailstorm battered different parts of Singra upazila on Wednesday evening, damaging boro crops and dwelling houses.
Gazipur, Oct 3 – Eight warehouses of jhut (waste fabric from woven and knit garments) were gutted in a fire at Ambag in the city’s Konabari area on early Thursday.
Dhaka, Sept 9 – The fire at the Election Bhaban has damaged a large number of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) which were meant to be used in the upcoming Rangpur-3 by-election on October 5.
Satkhira, Mar 2 – Untimely rain for last four days in the district damaged huge raw-bricks that were stacked up in the open fields for drying causing massive loss to more than one-hundred brick kilns. Saying that more than two-hundred…
Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $4.7bn (£3.6bn) in damages to 22 women who alleged that its talc products caused them to develop ovarian cancer. A jury in the US state of Missouri initially awarded $550m in compensation…