Rajshahi University, Mar 29: The employees of Rajshahi University (RU) on Monday demonstrated and locked the administration building demanding easy loan with 5 percent interest rate. They also demanded transfer of vice manager of the Accounts Department. The employees from…
Support for Olympics hits new low in Japan: poll
TOKYO – Support for holding the coronavirus-postponed Tokyo Olympics this summer has hit a new low in Japan, a poll found Sunday as the country battles a third wave of infections. Just over 80 percent of those asked by Kyodo…
Low corona test rate for people’s reluctance: Health Dept
Dhaka, July 13 – Explaining the sharp decline in the number of Covid-19 tests over the past week, Additional Director General of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Nasima Sultana on Monday said people are ‘reluctant’ about…
Online news wins subscribers around world but trust low
Increasing numbers of readers are paying for online news around the world even if the level of trust in the media in general remains very low, according to a report published Tuesday.
Whole China now at low virus risk
Bangkok, AP/UNB, May 07 – China declared the whole country now at low virus risk Thursday as its new cases fall to near zero and no new deaths have been reported from COVID-19 in more than three weeks.
S.Korea’s childbirth hits record low in 2019
South Korea’s childbirth hit a record low last year, boosting worry about a so-called demographic cliff, statistical office data showed Wednesday.
Voices galore on low voter turnout in Dhaka City elections
Awami League general secretary, Obaidul Quader who is also the Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives, said on Tuesday that voters’ apathy is not a good sign for democracy.
Low voter turnout mar Dhaka North and South City elections
Low turnout of voters has marred the charm of the just concluded elections of the two city corporations at Dhaka’s North and South. Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda has remarked that the actual voter presence in the just concluded…
Solskjaer begs for time after Man Utd hit new low
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pleaded for time to get Manchester United back on track after the beleaguered boss and his under-performing stars were booed off and labelled an “embarrassment” following Wednesday’s 2-0 defeat against Burnley.
Gold prices touch 19-month low
Gold prices touched a 19-month low early on Thursday, mainly due to the strong US dollar and concerns about the Turkey crisis. Spot gold fell by 1.2 per cent to $1,159.96, its lowest since January 2017. However, bullion prices managed…