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.
Quick steps needed to stop fresh Covid surge: PM
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.
Stop Myanmar military assault on civilians: Refugees Int’l
While the people of Myanmar continue to protest en masse, risking their lives, the international community has been unable to unify in even calling the violence what it is.
‘Stop govt meddling in LPG price fixing process’
Dhaka, Jan 14 — The consumer rights groups and business operators on Thursday demanded an end to the government’s interference in the price-fixing process of liquified petroleum gas (LPG).
Bollywood stars urged to stop promoting Chinese goods
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has urged celebrities, especially the Bollywood stars to stop participating in any advertisement that can Chinese products.
Johnson & Johnson to stop baby powder sales in US, Canada
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced on Tuesday it would stop selling talc-based baby powder in the United States and Canada, where sales had already been hit by changing consumer habits and fears the product causes cancer.
Stop sacking media staffs and pay arrears: Info Minister
Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday requested the owners of media houses to stop sacking their employees and pay their arrear salary and allowances.
Protect journalists’ eights so we can stop Covid-19 disinfodemic
By Stella Paul HYDERABAD, India, May 1 2020 (IPS) – Andrew Sam Raja Pandian, a digital journalist and founder of a news portal in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, was arrested for running two news articles related to COVID-19.
’69pc Bangladesh RMG workers stop sending money to families’
Dhaka, April 24 – About 69 percent of the readymade garment (RMG) workers who used to send money to their families in villages have stopped doing so after the coronavirus outbreak, a recent study found.
6 virus cases: Stop retail sales, Dhaka Karwan Bazar asked
Dhaka, April 22 – The authorities concerned have imposed restrictions on retail sales at Karwan Baza to prevent the spread of virus as three coronavirus infected patients were found there.
Dhaka may urge Delhi to stop Indians, Burmese entering BD
Dhaka, Dec 24 – The Dhaka will urge the New Delhi to stop entry of Indian and Myanmar people to Bangladesh through the Indo-bangla borders for maintaining borders under the Coordinated Border Management Plan (CBMP).
Stop genocide, Suu Kyi told at Int’l Court of Justice
The Hague, December 10, 2019 – Twenty-eight years to the day after Aung San Suu Kyi’s husband and sons accepted her Nobel Peace Prize while she remained under house arrest in Myanmar, the former pro-democracy icon appeared in a United…
Trump invited to attend impeachment hearing or ‘stop complaining’
Congress has invited US President Donald Trump to its first impeachment hearing on 4 December. Jerrold Nadler, the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said Mr Trump could either attend or “stop complaining about the process”.
Stop forced child marriage: South Sudanese child activist
By Crystal Orderson Nairobi, Kenya, Nov 13 2019 (IPS) – Young women and girls are still subjected to a range of harmful practices and violence, including early marriage. Every year, an estimated 12 million girls get married before the age…
Survivors say burning train took 20 minutes to stop, 74 dead
A raging fire swept through a train in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab province on Thursday, killing 74 people, and survivors said afterwards it took nearly 20 minutes for the train to stop amid contradictory reports about the condition of the train’s…
Climate change activist climbs on plane, others stop traffic
London, OC T 11 (AP/UNB) — Protesters in New York City brought traffic to a standstill in the city’s busiest hub and an activist in London climbed atop a plane as climate change demonstrators entered the fourth day of rallies…
Taliban attack northern Afghan city to stop voting
A provincial official in Afghanistan’s north says insurgents firing mortars on the city of Kunduz are attempting to stop voting in national elections.
We can’t stop climate disaster if big emitters don’t step up
By Frank Bainimarama SUVA, Fiji, Jun 27, 2019 (IPS) — Are the most climate-vulnerable nations of the world right to demand that developed and major economies commit to carbon neutrality by 2050? Should the poorest nations of the world insist…
Holistic effort stressed to stop child labour
Concerted effort of all government and non-government entities has become an urgent need to prevent child labour for the greater interest of flourishing children’s physical and mental health. Many children especially coming from the poor and distressed families suffer from…
Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’: Guterres
Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves. “We must stop Tuvalu from sinking…
Stop playing with Khaleda’s life: BNP
Dhaka, May 14 – Opposing the government’s move to shift Khaleda Zia to Keraniganj Jail, BNP on Tuesday urged the government to stop its ‘dirty game’ over the life of its ailing chairperson. “After returning home from London, the Prime…
Stop discharging wastes into rivers: PM
Dhaka, Apr 11 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged all, particularly mills and factories, to stop discharging wastes into rivers as water pollution has appeared to be a severe problem for the country. “I would like to…
Stopping menstrual management history from repeating itself
When Deputy Principal Rose was a student, there was a week every month that she dreaded: the period every twenty-eight days or so when she had her period. A keen student with an innate love of learning, she loathed this…