A new study finds tripling of current investments into nature-based solutions needed by 2030 to tackle the climate crisis, otherwise, there will be a $4 trillion financing gap.
The number of private vehicles, rickshaws and auto-rickshaws marked a significant rise on the roads in the capital on Sunday as the government allowed shops and shopping malls to reopen their doors to shoppers on a limited scale.
Shops and shopping malls will be allowed to remain open from 10 am to 5 pm from April 25 amid the lockdown enforced by the government to contain the Coronavirus transmission.
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.
Dhaka, April 21 : The Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport’s security is in safe paws — thanks to a pack of specially trained dogs that keep a strict vigil on the country’s busiest airport .
Bangladesh again broke all previous records of Covid-19 deaths registering 112 fatalities in a 24-hour period until Monday morning.
Dhaka, Apr 18 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will provide financial assistance to some 36 lakh families who have been hit hard by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and recent natural disasters.
Dhaka, April 16 : Bangladesh broke its previous records of single-day death count with 101 fatalities in 24 hours until Friday morning although the number of new cases remained below the 5,000 mark.
Dhaka, Apr 15 : The movement pass app launched by Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) to facilitate emergency travel during the 8-day strict lockdown has received almost 160 million knocks/hits within just 46 hours.
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.
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…
News Desk Bangladesh is seeing an increasing in coronavirus fatalities, breaking its single-day death count for the third time in as many days on Monday.
Bangladesh on Friday recorded more than 7,000 coronavirus cases for the fifth time in six days even as the country undergoes a weeklong lockdown to contain the virus’ transmission.
Dhaka, Apr 8: The government has allowed the reopening of shops and shopping malls for five days from Friday (April 9-13) subject to maintaining health guidelines.
Bangladesh witnessed record-breaking daily Covid-19 fatalities and infections with 66 deaths and 7,213 cases during the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning amid the worsening coronavirus situation.
Dhaka, Mar 31: World Bank on Wednesday forecast that Bangladesh’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will increase by 3.6% in 2020-2021 fiscal year, due to better than expected remittance inflows.
Dhaka, Mar 30 : Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has banned carrying firearms and holding rallies, processions or agitation in and around Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban ahead of the 12th session of the 11th parliament, scheduled to begin April 1.
Dhaka, Mar 28: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said she wants quick steps to fight the fresh surge of Covid-19 pandemic in Bangladesh.
Dhaka, Mar 26 : President Abdul Hamid on Friday urged the people to carry out their respective duties with honesty, integrity and sincerity to make independence meaningful and disseminate its benefits among the mass people.
Dhaka, Mar 25 : Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women Marise Payne on Thursday announced an additional $10 million in emergency assistance from the existing humanitarian budget to those affected by the fire at Cox’s Bazar Rohingya…
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 : One-minute ‘Blackout’ will be observed across the country from 9 pm to 9:01 PM on March 25, marking the Genocide Day.
Dhaka, Mar 24 : With the Covid-19 situation worsening around the world, the global caseload crossed 124 million on Wednesday.
Dhaka, Mar 23: Bhutanese Premier Dr Lotay Tshering arrived in Dhaka Tuesday to a red carpet welcome by Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who drove to the airport to greet the visiting leader in a departure from protocol.
Dhaka, Mar 22 : Bangladesh witnessed a big jump in the number of Covid-19 deaths and infections as health authorities recorded 30 more deaths and 2,809 new cases in the last 24 hours until Monday morning.
Dhaka, Mar 15 : Amid the fear of a fresh wave of Covid-19 and detection of UK variant of the virus, Bangladesh witnessed a sharp increase in the number of deaths and new cases on Monday.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday paid rich tribute to the martyrs of the Language Movement by placing wreath at the Central Shaheed Minar marking ‘Amar Ekushey’ — the International Mother Language Day and Shaheed Dibosh.
Bangladesh Army Chief General Aziz Ahmed on Tuesday said the recent report of AL Jazeera is completely ill-motivated.
Dhaka, Dec 28 – Bangladesh saw the deaths of 23 more men and four women from Covid-19 in the 24 hours until early Monday. The fatality number rose to 7,479 since the first cases were reported in the country on…
Dhaka, Dec 17 – Bangladesh and India on Thursday issued a 39-point joint statement as Prime Ministers of the two countries held virtual talks on Thursday, described by both sides as ‘comprehensive’ touching upon all aspects of bilateral relations and…