New research examining the major causes of the world’s biodiversity loss calls for an urgent and profound re-organisation of the global post-pandemic economy to prevent further planetary harm.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the largest decrease in global economic activity on record. But the drop in carbon dioxide emissions has been only temporary.
We want to share with you our concerns with the current text proposed as the ‘update of the zero draft’ of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework since it actually represents a step back in biodiversity related policies and obligations.
Rosatom launches Atoms for Humanity, a unique nuclear awareness initiative. Rosatom believes that it is high time to put a human at the centre of nuclear debate.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said Bangladesh firmly believes that coronavirus vaccines should be declared as global public goods and called for a strong partnership to tackle COVID-19 challenges.
The U.K. Variant and the South African Variant have been proved to be more contagious and deadly and spreading in an unprecedented way.
The FAO has since then formalized support for “Scaling Up Agroecology” while continuing to promote the kinds of chemical-intensive agriculture associated with the Green Revolution.
Dhaka, Mar 25 : Covid-19 cases continued to rise around the world for a fourth week in a row, with around 3.3 million new cases reported in the past one week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
Dhaka, Mar 24 : With the Covid-19 situation worsening around the world, the global caseload crossed 124 million on Wednesday.
Dhaka, Mar 22 : Despite rapid vaccine rollout in different countries, more than 123 million people have been infected with Covid-19 on Monday, according to the Johns Hopkins University (JHU). The total caseload reached 123,145,452 while the death toll from…
Dhaka, Mar 15: Bangladesh is set to wear a festive look ahead of a 10-day special programme marking the 50 years of independence and the birth centenary of Father of Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman that begins on March 17…
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said the UN Human Right Council and the international community need to constructively engage with Myanmar for the early start of repatriation of Rohingyas to their homeland.
Public excitement prevailed at the arrival of the first batch of COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in Malaysia on Sunday, probably more as a sign of relief.
Covid continues to devastate countries across the world, as the global death toll from the deadly virus fast nears the grim milestone of 2.5 million.
Dhaka, Feb 4 – Bangladesh held onto its progress in the ICT sector in the Global Connectivity Index (GCI) 2020 even amid the pandemic.
Dhaka, Jan 30 – The pandemic continues to grow even as nations race ahead with mass vaccination programmes. In fact, the global Covid caseload has now surged past 102 million.
Recovering better will require concerted efforts to rebuild trust in the institutions of governance, with a renewed commitment to eliminating discrimination
Dhaka, Jan 9 — The COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate countries across the world, as cases approach 89 million. According to the latest data released by Johns Hopkins University, the total count of COVID cases reached 88, 821,629, while the…
Dhaka, Jan 5 – The global COVID caseload has crossed 85.6 million, while the deaths have surged to over 1.85 million, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Washington, AP/UNB, Dec 07 – The number of global coronavirus cases has crossed the 67 million, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU). According to the data compiled by JHU, the total caseload globally reached 67,009,962 while the death toll climbed…
The global death toll from Covid-19 pandemic surged past 1.5 million on Friday morning, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
The Global Migrant Festival 2020 is an arts festival held every two years, comprising of thirty online events held over the course of nine days. The Festival is a showcase of diversity, featuring over two hundred participants from around the…
Hundreds of civil society and Indigenous Peoples organizations call on the UN agency to renounce planned alliance with CropLife International
AP/UNB, Nov 16 – Over 54 million coronavirus cases have been confirmed around the world while the global death toll surged to 1,316,502 on Monday.
AP/UNB, Nov 09 – Global confirmed coronavirus cases have surged past 50 million on Monday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The number of global Covid-19 cases rose to 50,327,258 and 1,255,490 people have died from the virus…
AP/UNB, Oct 31 – The global confirmed cases of Covid-19 exceeded 45 million on Saturday, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University (JHU). The data shows the Covid-19 cases reached 45,477,552 while 1,187,023 more fatalities recorded till this…
Global coronavirus cases are approaching the 40 million-mark amid resurgence of infections across Europe. According to the latest tally of John Hopkins University (JHU), the total coronavirus cases reached 39,884,616 as of Monday morning.
Dhaka, Oct 18 – Dhaka, one the most polluted cities in the world, ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Sunday morning. It had a score of 188 at 10:24am. The air was classified as ‘unhealthy’.
Geneva, 8 Oct (Kanaga Raja) – The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities rose in September, mainly driven by much firmer prices for vegetable oils and cereals, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said.
Washington, AP/UNB, Oct 02 – The confirmed coronavirus caseload across the world has crossed 34 million on Friday morning, according to the latest tally provided by the Johns Hopkins University (JHU).