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Retailers, unions agree to extend Bangladesh workers’ safety accord by 3 months

RETAILERS and unions negotiating over a legally binding workers' safety accord in Bangladesh reached a tentative deal to extend it by three months, unions...

Bangladesh approves currency swap to shore up Sri Lanka’s foreign reserve

BANGLADESH has joined China and South Korea by approving a currency swap to bail out Sri Lanka, which is facing its worst foreign exchange...

Covid-19 rates could go up in Ramadan, worries WHO

Wednesday, April 14, 2021: Covid-19 pandemic may get worse this Ramadan in certain countries, feared World Health Organisation (WHO). The WHO expressed its concern...

People in panic mode: leave cities as Govt orders nationwide shutdown

Tuesday April 13, 2021: After the announcement of shutdown of all transport and offices, thousands of people chose to scramble to get their last...

Five members of SA women’s cricket team test positive for Covid-19; forced to stay...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021: After testing positive for coronavirus infection, five members of a South African women's cricket team are now forced to stay...

Rise in Covid-19 cases force Bangladesh to shut offices and transport

Monday, April 12, 2021: Given the seven fold increase in Covid-19 cases in just a month, the Bangladesh authorities on Monday decided to shut...

One killed as Bangladesh police open fires on Covid-19 protesters

Tuesday, April 6, 2021: Angered with the nationwide lockdown due to the rise in Coronavirus infections, many had taken to the streets protesting against...

Bangladesh moves second group of Rohingya refugees to remote island

BANGLADESH started moving a second group of Rohingya Muslim refugees to a low-lying island in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday(29), despite opposition from...

Coolie No.1 won’t get a simultaneous release in single screens

Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan starrer Coolie No. 1 is all set to release on Amazon Prime Video on 25th December 2020. A couple of weeks...

EU provides financial aid for garment workers in Bangladesh

THE EU countries will contribute more than  €100 million (£91.8m) to a Bangladeshi welfare programme to aid thousands of garment workers hit by job losses and...