Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok has facilitated repatriation of a group of 61 Bangladeshi, Thai and other foreign nationals from Thailand to Bangladesh by a special Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight.
It has been one year since the police murder of George Floyd, an outrage that resonated around the world.
India’s federal government has asked states to check the practice of dumping bodies of COVID-19 victims into the river Ganga, as the country struggles in a devastating second wave of infections.
Paturia ferry terminal saw a mad rush of homebound people ahead of Eid despite a decision of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) to suspend day time ferry services.
On April 26, the week following the Leaders Summit on Climate, Brazilian Indigenous leader Sonia Guajajara was summoned to testify by Brazilian Federal Police under the accusation of libel against the Bolsonaro.
News Desk Despite an alarming spike in Covid-19 deaths in Bangladesh, people continue to defy restrictions on movement as a higher number of people and vehicles were seen on the streets in Dhaka on the 5th day of lockdown enforced…
Dhaka, Apr 15 : Robi has come up with an innovative Iftar donation campaign to stand with the underprivileged people of the society in the holy month of Ramadan.
As the Myanmar displacement crisis grows, governments in South and Southeast Asia must refrain from forced returns and work with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to ensure access and assistance to those seeking asylum.
Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki on Sunday hoped that cultural and people-to-people interactions between Dhaka and Tokyo will continue to grow in the years to come.
President Abdul Hamid on Monday said the time has come to evaluate how much has been done or is being done for the welfare of the people of the country.
Dhaka, Jan 4 (UNB) : Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque on Thursday said that some people staying in foreign lands along with some local people are conspiring against the country. “This anti-state group won’t be allowed to conspire…
Dhaka, Jan 23 – The South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM) on Saturday said the percentage of the population living below the poverty line (upper poverty line) has nearly doubled from 21.6% in 2018 to 42% in 2020, while…
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said a vested quarter is trying to destabilise the country using the sculpture issue of Bangabandhu and they will be resisted.
Dhaka, Nov 22 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday assured the people that the government has paid special attention to keeping them safe from coronavirus amid apprehensions of worsening virus situation in winter months. She said the government will…
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said that the BNP is again trying to take revenge by burning people after voters rejected the party in the election.
BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan on Saturday alleged that people are getting scared of politics due to ‘wrongdoings’ and ‘spiting venom’ by the government in the name of politics.
By Shubha Nagesh DEHRADUN, India, Aug 17 2020 (IPS) – According to the World Health Organization (WHO) at least 15% of the population globally has some form or other of a disability- considered the world’s largest minority population and one…
Dhaka, Aug 10 – As the public response to Covid-19 safety measures has declined, the government has asked the field-level administrations to intensify their mobile court drives so that people exercise precautions like wearing face masks.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has extended her heartiest greetings to the people of the country on the eve of the Eid-ul-Azha, urging them to devote themselves to ensuring the welfare of the country and its people by upholding the spirit…
Dhaka, July 26: Coming down heavily on BNP leaders for their criticism every now and then, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud SUnday said their massive corruption, politics of bomb attacks and wrong handling of natural disasters have made them (BNP)…
Bangladesh star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan insisted that people will not see him making mistakes in the coming days. The all-rounder has been passing his time in the USA with his wife and two daughters.
UN deputy chief Amina Mohammed has said as many as 100 million people are expected to be pushed back into extreme poverty in 2020, the first rise in global poverty since 1998.
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.
A recent study revealed that about 85 percent leprosy disabled people in Bangladesh have been suffering from psychological problems besides many other disease-related complications. The sufferings of the excluded and stigmatised community have intensified manifolds during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Noting that the pandemic has affected over 200 million people globally, the World Health Organization warned that up to 132 million people may go hungry in 2020 due to the impact lockdowns and restrictions imposed in efforts to curb the…
Dhaka, July 12 – Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said people have got astonished at the fraudulence by two hospitals in coronavirus sample testing.
Dhaka, July 01 – Opposing surplus power generation by giving subsidy to rental power plants with public money, BNP on Tuesday alleged that the government is only “crushing” people imposing additional expenditure on them in the name of development.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday reminded people about the importance of washing hands, physical distancing and demonstrating kindness to neighbours through ‘Mr Bean’s Essential COVID-19 Checklist’.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said the government has relentlessly been working hard to protect the people of the country amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Dhaka, May 28: After Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim is set to engage himself in humanitarian works by establishing his own organisation, which he named as “MR-15 Foundation”.