At least 85 poor countries will not have significant access to coronavirus vaccines before 2023.
Man to die for killing JaPa leader in Khulna
Khulna, Mar 29 : A tribunal on Monday convicted a man and sentenced him to death for killing Jatiya Party leader Sheikh Abul Kashem in 1995.
Two leading musicians die in fatal crash in Mirsarai
Dhaka, Mar 13: Two of the country’s leading musicians — percussionist Hanif Ahammed and drummer Partha Guha — died in a fatal road crash in Chittagong on Saturday morning.
Six Bangladeshis die in Saudi sofa factory fire
Dhaka, Feb 11 (UNB) : Seven workers, including six Bangladeshis, were killed in a fire that broke out at a sofa factory at Heraj Market adjacent to Al Khalil road of Medina city early Wednesday. Quoting the local police station,…
10 newborns die in hospital fire in India’s Maharashtra
MUMBAI, Jan. 9 (Xinhua/UNB) — Ten children died after a fire broke out at a special newborn care unit in India’s western state of Maharashtra in the wee hours of Saturday.
Migrants Day: Over 3,000 die during migration trips in 2020
Dec 18 – The International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s Missing Migrants Project has recorded over 3,000 deaths on migratory routes worldwide so far in 2020. IOM released the data for 2020 inclusive up to December 17 (see accompanying infographic) today…
Coronavirus: 78 Armed Forces members die, 4,675 recover
Dhaka, July 12: Some 78 members of the Armed Forces have, so far, died of the novel coronavirus.
Virus patients with high BP twice as likely to die: study
Patients with high blood pressure(BP) admitted to hospital with coronavirus infections are twice as likely to die as those without the condition, researchers said on Friday.
Cancer patients twice as likely to die from COVID-19: study
People with cancer are more than twice as likely to die from COVID-19 than those without it, a large study published Thursday found.
3 BD virus patients die, over 500 infected in Qatar: Envoy
Doha, April 15 – Three Bangladeshi nationals have so far died from coronavirus in Qatar while more than 500 are undergoing treatment at different hospitals there after being diagnosed with the deadly virus.
5 more Bangladeshis die from coronavirus in New York
Five more Bangladeshis die from novel coronavirus in New York on Tuesday.
15 Rohingyas die as trawler sinks in Bay: Coast Guard
Dhaka, Feb 11 – The bodies of at least 15 Rohingyas were retrieved while 63 others rescued alive after a-Malaysia-bound trawler carrying them capsized near the Saint Martin’s island in the Bay of Bengal early Tuesday.
54 kidney patients die each day for lack of donors: Experts
Dhaka, Feb 08 – Experts at a conference here on Saturday stressed the need for creating public awareness over the donation of kidney and other organs as 54 kidney patients die on average every day just due to scarcity of…
Bangladesh has ‘15 lakh’ cancer patients, ‘1.5 lakh’ die each year
Dhaka Feb 05 – There are around 15 lakh cancer patients in Bangladesh with 1.5 lakh of them dying each year, said an expert here on Tuesday.
Keraniganj plastic factory fire toll 17 as 5 more victims succumb
Dhaka, Dec 15 – Five more victims of Keraniganj plastic factory fire succumbed to burn injuries yesterday. Among the five, four at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), and another one…
Mother, son die after falling off running bus in Narayanganj
A woman and her four-year-old son were killed after they fell off a running bus at Shimultali area in Araihazar upazila on Tuesday night.
115 elephants die in Zimbabwe’s largest game park due to drought
At least 115 elephants have died at the country’s largest game reserve since September this year due to shortage of food and water.
2 Bogura workers die falling into septic tank
Bagura –Two construction workers died after falling into a septic tank at Nanglu village in Dhunat upazila on Sunday.
2 die ‘inhaling toxic gas’ in Savar Tannery water reservoir
Two workers died after ‘inhaling toxic gas’ in a water tank of a tannery at Savar Tannery Industrial Estate here on Sunday morning.
7 to die for truck driver murder in Faridpur
A court here on Thursday sentenced seven people to death for killing a truck driver in 2014.
Six elephants die trying to save each other at Thai waterfall
Dhaka, Oct (UNB) – Six elephants have fallen to their deaths in Thailand while trying to save each other from a notorious waterfall.
Six die after ‘drinking spirit’ in Noakhali
Noakhali, Sept 28 – Six people died and another fell sick, reportedly after drinking spirit mixed with liquor at Mohammadnagar village in Companiganj Upazila early Saturday.
Patients die as Manila traffic jams block ambulances
Gridlock in Manila is costing lives as ambulances stuck in traffic face severe delays in the race against the clock to reach the city’s hospitals, medics warn. Special lanes for emergency vehicles are not enforced, the infrastructure is outdated, and…
31 Iraqi pilgrims die in stampede during Ashoura: Officials
Baghdad, Sep 11 (AP/UNB) — Part of a walkway collapsed as tens of thousands of people celebrated Ashoura on Tuesday, causing a stampede and killing at least 31 pilgrims on one of the most sacred religious holy days for the…
Two dengue patients die in Southern Barisal District
Barishal, July 30 (UNB) – Two people died of mosquito-borne dengue at a government hospital here on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Aslam Khan, 24, son of Nasir Khan in Bakerganj upazila, and Mohammad Sohel, 18, son of Adam…
2 AC technicians killed in Gazipur factory gas cylinder blast
Gazipur, May 27 – Two air-conditioner technicians were killed in a gas cylinder explosion at a sweater factory in Memberbari-Baniarchala area of Sadar Upazila on Sunday night. The deceased were identified as Farhad Hossain, hailing from Mirsarai Upazila of Chattogram,…
3 women die after taking liquor in Munshiganj
Munshiganj, Feb 9 (UNB) –Three women, including two siblings, died after taking excessive liquor at Hosendi in Gazaria upazila on Saturday. The deceased were identified as Chameli, wife of Mantu, her sister Chaina and their aunt Josna, of Sundarganj upazila…
4 Bd train roof-top passengers hit Pakshi bridge girder, die
Pabna, Dec 14 – At least four people were killed and five others injured after being hit by an overhead girder of Hardinge bridge while travelling on a train roof at Pakshi in Ishwardi Upazila early Friday.
Two children die falling in water tank in Dhaka city
Dhaka, Dec 12 – Two children died after falling into a water tank while playing beside it in Dhaka city’s Mohammadpur area on Tuesday.