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.
Why Experts Saying It’s a ‘Make or Break’ Moment for Forests
The report concluded that while countries have taken action to protect their forests, those efforts must be accelerated to achieve ambitious global goals.
Covid situation in BD unlikely to improve before June: Experts
Dhaka, Apr 22 : Bangladesh is unlikely to see any improvement in the Covid-19 situation before June next as the country is still in the grip of its second wave, predicted a group of local and international health experts.
Fresh lockdown : Experts skeptical about having any great result
Dhaka, Apr 13 : A fresh lockdown with harsher measures is going to be enforced in the country from Wednesday in an effort to rein in Covid transmission, but experts say the lockdown is unlikely to help reap any great…
Lockdown in Bangladesh ‘unscientific, halfhearted’: Experts
Although a nationwide lockdown has been enforced for one week to limit the spread of deadly coronavirus, health experts think that this ‘unscientific and halfhearted’ lockdown is unlikely to yield positive results.
BD Covid surge – Tighten grip with nighttime curfew: Experts
As Bangladesh is experiencing record-breaking Covid cases – over 5,000 daily for the last 3 days – experts think ‘health emergency’, ‘nighttime curfew’ and area-based lockdown can be the right measures to slow down the virus transmission.
New variant may behind Covid surge in Bangladesh: Experts
Dhaka, Mar 22 : Amid a sudden upsurge in coronavirus cases, health experts fear that a highly transmissible variant of the deadly virus might have appeared in Bangladesh through mutations.
Experts for reducing solar power target to 30,000 MW by 2041
Experts at a workshop suggested re-fixing the target of solar power generation to 30,000 MW by 2041 instead of current target of 40,000 MW and linking it with other national plans like Delta Plan 2100.
Govt stimulus packages fail to address jobs crisis: experts
With the Covid-19 pandemic morphing into a major jobs crisis in Bangladesh, experts have claimed that the various stimulus packages offered by the government lack incentives for employers to sustain employment.
Popularise Bangladesh’s waterways: Experts tell govt
Dhaka, Oct 03 – Speakers at a discussion meeting in the capital on Saturday said most government measures taken to protect rivers and strengthen the river transport sector are positive but slow in implementation.
Corona may hit Bangladesh harder in winter: Experts
Dhaka, July 22 – As it looks unlikely that coronavirus will disappear until there is a vaccine, experts have warned that the deadly virus may hit Bangladesh even harder in the coming winter. They fear that people may become very…
Experts fear a long cycle of Covid-19 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 16 – Though it appears that the number of corona cases has marked a fall over last two weeks, health experts said the positive case rate is actually now higher than in the past as the transmission is…
Experts fear spike in Corona infections after Eid-ul Azha
Dhaka, July 10 – Health experts have expressed apprehension that Covid-19 infection rate may take an upward trend sharply after the upcoming Eid-ul Azha as several crore people get directly engaged in the sacrificing over one crore animals in the…
State of Covid-19 in Bangladesh divides experts
Dhaka, July 09 – Four months have passed since the first three Covid-19 cases were detected in Bangladesh but health experts are still divided as to whether coronavirus is going through its peak right now or when it will actually…
Death of dolphins, whales in dozens puzzles BD experts
An increase in ocean mammal deaths in Cox’s Bazar in recent months has left wildlife and environment experts alarmed.
Lockdown exit strategies must for economic recovery: Experts
Businessmen and policymakers have underscored the need for specific ‘lockdown exit strategies’ to keep the economy running in a sustainable way as Bangladesh enforces a general shutdown to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Takeaway iftar items not safe, coronavirus experts say
Dhaka, May 03 – Though restaurants have been allowed to sell iftar items during Ramadan amid the Covid-19 pandemic, health experts advised people to depend on homemade food as the items from the eateries can be the means for coronavirus…
Prevention, not weather can stop coronavirus in BD: Experts
Though multiple early-stage studies, including one by MIT researchers, suggest coronavirus transmit less efficiently in countries with warm and humid conditions, Bangladesh’s health experts think not whether but social distancing and strict implementation of other protective measures are the saviors…
Reorganise Kitchen markets to keep people indoors: Experts
As it appears to be a daunting task to prevent overcrowding of shoppers in kitchen markets amid the alarming rise in coronavirus infection, health and urban experts suggested reshaping the kitchen markets immediately so that the city dwellers can collect…
Chinese experts talk on Covid-19 crisis with world cities
Senior officials from the Chinese cities of Beijing, Guangzhou and Nanjing share knowledge and experience of COVID-19 crisis with city leaders and officials C40 Cities hosts virtual meeting to share experience on how to save lives and protect livelihoods during…
Experts say misinformation remains a big challenge
The number of coronavirus cases in Bangladesh continues to rise creating panic everywhere and so does the misinformation making things harder for all concerned to contain both the pandemic and infodemic, said experts. They also said when rumours, speculations, misinformation…
Politicians, experts for global efforts against coronavirus
As the world is plagued with a spiral of coronavirus infections, politicians and experts call for global solidarity and cooperation against the pandemic.
Prudent economic recovery plan must after virus scare: Experts
Dhaka, March 26 – As coronavirus has started taking its toll on the country’s economy alongside the public health, economists think the government needs to immediately work out a well-thought-out recovery plan and action programmes to tackle the toxic impact…
Experts for joint river management for Dhaka-Delhi ties
DHAKA – Experts at a seminar today stressed the need for proper watershed management of the common rivers aiming to establish people-to-people connectivity between Bangladesh and India. “…same rivers, same water and same soil, basically we have the same ecosystem,”…
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…
World more divided than ever after Berlin Wall fell: experts
Rhodes, Oct. 12 (Xinhua/UNB) — Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the world is more divided than ever, thus dialogue is urgently needed to build a more inclusive and peaceful future, experts said Friday at the opening…
Rainwater may help meet most domestic needs in BD: Experts
Dhaka, Sept 19 – Bangladesh receives on an average 1500 mm rainfall every year and this is adequate to meet most domestic needs, experts said on Thursday. They were speaking at the 4th Rainwater Harvesting Convention held at a city…
Experts sound alarm over drug-resistant malaria strain
Multidrug-resistant forms of malaria-causing parasites are spreading across southeast Asia leading to “alarmingly high” treatment failure rates of widely used frontline medication, researchers warned Tuesday. In twin studies published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, they revealed that in parts…
No dev work that damages environment: experts
Dhaka, June 29 (UNB) – Stating that no development effort will be effective if it ruins the ecological and environmental balance, speakers at a public dialogue on Saturday urged the government to ensure a more environment-friendly budget. Poribesh Bachao Andolon…
EU election experts meet BNP female candidates
A two-member European Union (EU) election expert mission on Thursday held a meeting with BNP’s three female candidates who contested the 11th parliamentary election.