Bangladesh Thursday began its second phase of inoculating people against the coronavirus disease amid uncertainty around vaccine availability.
Taiwan kicks off vaccination drive with AstraZeneca shot
Taipei, Taiwan, Mar 22 : Health care workers received the first shots in Taiwan’s COVID-19 vaccination drive Monday, beginning a campaign that won’t use supplies from China amid uneven distribution of the vaccines globally.
Culture of Misogyny, Toxic Masculinity Drive Sexual Violence
By Sania Farooqui NEW DELHI, India, Jan 11 2021 (IPS) – In October 2020, Bangladeshi citizens took to the streets, outraged by the reports of gruesome gang rapes and sexual violence that were taking place in the country. According to…
Conte’s demands drive Inter back to the big time
COLOGNE, Germany – Antonio Conte may not welcome comparisons with Jose Mourinho given the bad blood between the two, but for the first time since the Portuguese’s departure, Conte has made Inter Milan a force to be reckoned with. Friday’s…
DiCaprio, De Niro seek ‘co-star’ in charity drive
Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro have rallied fellow Hollywood A-listers in a new coronavirus fundraising campaign by offering a walk-on role in their upcoming film to one lucky donor.
Glitzy IPL slashes prize money in cost-cutting drive
India’s cricket board has slashed the prize money by half for the winners and runners-up of this year’s IPL, the world’s most popular and successful T20 league.
Countrywide drive to free rivers from encroachers begins
Dhaka, Dec 24 – A countrywide drive under the supervision of the Water Resources Ministry began on Monday to free river banks from illegal encroachers, aiming to protect the country’s rivers and water-bodies.
Drive against corruption, terrorism to continue: PM
She urges Armed Forces to keep up their nation-building efforts Dhaka, Nov 21 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday reiterated that the ongoing drive against corruption, terrorism and militancy will continue. Addressing an Armed Forces Day reception arranged in…
Drive also against all lawbreakers: Home Minister
Dhaka, Sept 29 (UNB) – Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said the ongoing drive is not only against casinos but also against all lawbreakers.
Reconciliation must drive development
By Rémy Rioux Paris – In a profoundly volatile world riddled with fractures, the temptation to embrace a seemingly reassuring path of withdrawal or isolation may be strong. In fact, avoidance of potential hazards seems only natural. For lack of…
Drive to arrest 2 city AL leaders for casino business
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Tuesday cordoned off a multistorey building at Banianagar in Sutrapur area and seized Tk 1.5 crore and huge gold from it.
Drive to continue until graft, drugs uprooted: Obaidul
Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said the ongoing drives against corruption, drugs and criminalisation will continue until the menaces are uprooted.
Dumping fossil fuels to drive green development
By Busani Bafana Cape Town, South Africa, Sep 11 2019 (IPS) – Disinvestments in fossil fuels amounting to 11 trillion dollars – eight times the global GDP – have been recorded in the last six months of this year, according…
AL to launch 3-day cleanliness drive for dengue awareness
Dhaka, July 29 – The ruling Awami League is going to launch a three-day long cleanliness drive across the country from July 31, in a bid to create awareness among the people about the outbreak of mosquito-borne disease dengue that…
Dhaka South City launches house-to-house drive to face dengue
Dhaka, July 21 – The Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) launched a house to house campaign to destroy the breeding grounds of Aedes mosquito responsible for dengue.
EU drive for trade liberalisation adds to tensions in Tunisia
by Werner Raza, Jan Grumiller and Bernhard Tröster The European Union’s disproportionate pressure for trade liberalisation risks exacerbating political strains in the last democracy of northern Africa. Tunisia is the only country in northern Africa in which a democratic political…
Frenzied students drive buses out of Capital Dhaka streets
Dhaka, March 20 – The student-led protest for safer roads, which rocked the country last year, was rekindled again after the death of Abrar Hossain Chowdhury, a student of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP), in a road accident on Tuesday.…
Drive to release this June
Sushant Singh Rajput and Jacqueline Fernandez acted flim Drive to release this June.
ACC drive against illegal possession of govt quarters
Dhaka, Dec 7 – The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has started drive against illegal occupation of the government quarters by some officials in Dhaka and Chattagram.
Saudi Arabia to lift driving ban on women
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has issued a decree allowing women to drive for the first time, to the joy of activists. The Gulf kingdom is the only country in the world that bans women from driving. Until now, only men…