The government of Bangladesh has approved the emergency use of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in the country.
Bangladesh approves emergency use of Chinese Covid vaccine
The government on Thursday approved the emergency use of Sinopharm, a Chinese Covid-19 vaccine.
Bangladesh approves emergency use of Russian Sputnik V vaccine
Dhaka, Apr 27 : The government of Bangladesh on Tuesday approved the emergency use of Russian Sputnik V Vaccine. The approval was given at a meeting of the Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA).
Hong Kong halts use of Pfizer vaccine
HONG KONG, Mar 24: Hong Kong suspended use of the Pfizer vaccine Wednesday after its Chinese distributor informed the city that one batch had defective bottle lids.
Sheba Platform to use Payroll Solution of bKash
Dhaka, Mar 9: Sheba Platform Limited (SPL) will use Payroll Solution of bKash to disburse salaries and other allowances to their employees.
The tale of ending use of Bangladeshi children as camel jockeys
Dhaka, Feb 5 (UNB) : It was not many years ago when we saw Bangladeshi children being used as camel jockeys in any Arab country, far from their sweet homes. The doleful situation has changed over the years but there…
Use modern techniques to save local fish from extinction: PM
Dhaka, July 22 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the people to protect the local species of fish from extinction by using advanced and modern fish farming methods.
Rolling Stones warn Trump of legal action over song use
British rock legends The Rolling Stones have threatened legal action against Donald Trump for the US president’s use of their song You Can’t Always Get What You Want at campaign rallies.
Govts cautioned not to use Covid-19 lockdown to cause harm
By Samira Sadeque UN, Apr 29 2020 (IPS) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is calling on governments and leaders around the world to ensure that their respective lockdown measurements don’t end up causing harm to people…
Aspirin use cuts risk of digestive tract cancers
Regular aspirin use reduces the risk of digestive tract cancer 20 to 40 percent, according to findings published Thursday that bolster growing evidence the common analgesic can help prevent the disease.
PM asks govt officials, employees to use mask
News Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked all government officials and employees to use mask while discharging their duty in view of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
‘Stadiums to be used for COVID-19 patients if need be’
State Minister for Youth and Sports Md Zahid Ahsan Russel on Monday said all the stadiums across the country especially the indoor ones will be used for providing treatment to the coronavirus patients if needed.
Facebook scrambles as use soars in time of isolation
Facebook said Wednesday it would place “authoritative” coronavirus content at the top of user feeds as it scrambled to keep up with increased usage and stem the flow of misinformation on its platform and WhatsApp messaging.
US researchers use AI to develop powerful new antibiotic
In a first, US researchers have used artificial intelligence to identify a powerful new antibiotic capable of killing several drug-resistant bacteria.
ICC to use no-ball technology for women’s World T20
Front-foot no ball technology will be used for the first time in a global cricket tournament later this month at the women’s T20 World Cup in Australia, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday.
Justin Bieber says his drug use got ‘crazy scary’
Justin Bieber has said his drug use in his younger days became “legit crazy scary”.
EVM use can’t be allowed, says Oikyafront
Dhaka, Jan 18 – Describing the electronic voting machine (EVM) as a new method of rigging votes, Jatiya Oikyafront on Saturday warned that it will not allow the Election Commission (EC) to use it in the elections to two Dhaka…
Bangladesh Bank eases credit card online use restrictions
Dhaka, Nov 24 – Bangladesh Bank on Sunday withdrew its restriction on buying products online from the international market place using credit cards.
Bangladesh tables resolution on natural fibers use at UN
Bangladesh has tabled a draft resolution titled “Use of Natural Fibres such as Jute and Sisal” at the United Nations for its consideration during the 74th General Assembly.
SC restricts judicial officers’ social media use at office
Dhaka, Sept 22 – The Supreme Court (SC) authority on Sunday issued a circular fixing the criteria of using social media by judicial officers.
San Francisco bans facial recognition use by police
San Francisco on Tuesday became the first US city to ban use of facial recognition technology by police or other government agencies. Backers of the legislation argued that using software and cameras to positively identify people is, as city councillor…
Costa Rica bets on ending fossil fuel use by 2050
Eric Orlich and his wife Gioconda Rojas own two electric vehicles, which they charge at home in the garage thanks to solar panels on their roof. That could soon become the norm in Costa Rica, where the government launched a…
Pathways of antibiotic use in Bangladesh explored
Dhaka, Apr 10 (UNB)-Scientists at icddr,b in collaboration with Loughborough University, Durham University and the University of Bristol, UK have organised a dissemination seminar at icddr,b’s Sasakawa auditorium in Mohakhali to share insights regarding pathways of antibiotic use in Bangladesh. …
US regulators probe reports of e-cigarette use causing seizures
US regulators said Wednesday they are investigating reports that e-cigarettes — increasingly widespread in America and elsewhere — may cause seizures. “We have reports indicating that some people who use e-cigarettes, especially youth and young adults, are experiencing seizures following…