Dhaka, Apr 14 : Director General of the Health Services Professor ABM Khurshid Alam has slammed the media on recent reporting over scarcity of resources in the health sector, particularly dedicated Covid-19 hospitals.
Covid cases keep rising in Bangladesh; 6 more die
News Desk Bangladesh is seeing a continuous rise in the number of daily Covid-19 infection cases as it recorded 1,051 fresh ones in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning. Six more coronavirus-related deaths were reported during the period, according…
False reports keep people away from corona test: BNP
Dhaka, July 20 – BNP on Monday alleged that people are showing little interest in undergoing Covid-19 test out of their mistrust caused fake reports.
Dead, injured turtles keep washing up Cox’s Bazar beach
Cox’s Bazar, July 15 – A number of turtles have been found dead in the Cox’s Bazar sea beach over the last several days. Many injured turtles have been found lying on the beach, raising concerns over their safety.
Don’t be colour blind, help blue oceans keep the planet green
9 June 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic is a “sharp reminder” of how we are all intimately connected to each other and to nature, the UN chief said on Monday, World Oceans Day. “As we work to end the pandemic…
How Eswatini’s garden farmers Keep vegetable supply flowing
By Mantoe Phakathi MALKERNS, Eswatini, Apr 28 2020 (IPS) – Nobukhosi Cebekhulu (68) and Khetsiwe Tofile (64) are small-scale vegetable farmers who are producing from their permaculture home gardens in Malkerns, Eswatini.
Keep food supply chains on; Save lives during COVID-19
21 April 2020 – A new study on food insecurity by an alliance of UN, governmental, and non-governmental agencies analyzes what is fueling global food crises and examines how, among other emergencies, the COVID-19 pandemic is perpetuating downward cycle for…
Asthma patients keep indoors: Dhaka 4th worst in Air Quality
Dhaka, Nov 30 – Bangladesh’s capital city ranked the fourth worst in Air Quality Index (AQI) on Saturday morning. Dhaka had a score of 192 at 8am, which means the air quality was ‘unhealthy’.
Rescuers keep working in Albanian town as death toll hits 40
Rescue teams desperately sought survivors under rubble in Albania’s western town of Durres on Thursday hoping to pull out toddler twins alive, two days after a 6.4 magnitude quake killed at least 40 people.
Reskilling vital to keep up with 4th Industrial Revolution
Dhaka, Nov 19 – Bangladesh urgently needs to overhaul its education system with a focus on technology and incorporating robotics into curricula to tackle the challenges to be posed by the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)’ by reskilling and up-skilling manpower,…
Man City beats Palace 2-0 to keep up pressure on Liverpool
Manchester City shrugged off a defensive injury crisis to beat Crystal Palace 2-0 in the Premier League on Saturday and maintain some pressure on leader Liverpool.
Can Europe help the Balkans keep its young emigrants?
by Alida Vračić on 16th October 2019 High emigration rates are doing massive damage to the prospects of the western Balkans—would a stronger EU perspective reverse this outflow?
World Bank VP for improving road safety to keep growth pace
Dhaka, Sept 24 – Bangladesh must take urgent steps to improve road safety to continue its robust growth, World Bank Vice President for South Asia Region Hartwig Schafer said on Tuesday as he concluded a two-day visit to the country…
Ensuring the ‘lungs of the planet’ keep us alive
Forests are vitally important for sustaining life on Earth, and play a major role in the fight against climate change. With the 2019 session of the United Nations Forum on Forests wrapping up on Friday in New York, we delve…
Keep cat indoors for health of it, yours
At least one running argument among cat lovers is now over: Whiskers, Lucy and Tigger are definitely better off staying indoors, scientists reported Wednesday. Pet cats allowed outdoors, in fact, are nearly three times as likely to become infected with…
Oscar organizers struggle to keep show relevant
From going without a host to handing out key awards during commercial breaks, to a quickly nixed idea for a popular film category. Oscar organizers are struggling to keep Hollywood’s biggest night relevant while dealing with a string of messy…
Keep coaching centres closed from Jan 27 to Feb 27: Minister
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Sunday said the coaching centers across the country will remain closed from January 27 to February 27 to facilitate the fair holding of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations without the incidents of any…