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Mass exodus of migrant workers in India during lockdown

INDIA faces a new risk of spreading coronavirus as India’s poorest are fleeing major cities in large numbers. Hundreds of thousands of migrant workers are...

UK asks nationals in Bangladesh to stay

THE British High Commission in Dhaka has said that it is working with the Bangladesh authorities and airlines to support British nationals who want...

India says no plan to extend 21-day lockdown

INDIAN government on Monday (30) said that there is no immediate plan to extend the 21-day lockdown amid fears that shutdown of businesses across...

‘Bangladeshi workers in Maldives are at risk of COVID-19’

About 100,000 migrant workers in Maldives, including many Bangladeshis, are at added risk from Covid-19, Human Rights Watch has said. According to the Maldives' health...

COVID-19: ADB provides $300,000 grant to Bangladesh

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $300,000 emergency grant to support the Bangladesh government's fight against COVID-19. The grant will support procurement of health...

At least 10 Bangladeshis died in New York

At least 10 Bangladeshis died in New York till Friday (27) as coronavirus cases surge in the US, reports said. However, the Bangladeshi community in...

India’s COVID-19 cases jump to 873; 19 dead

THE number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 873 in India on Saturday (28) with the death toll rising to 19, according to the Health...

COVID-19 fears grip South Asia; India cuts rates

INDIA's central bank slashed interest rates in an emergency move on Friday (27) to counter the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic after the...

COVID-19 deaths reach 17 in India; country to participate in WHO solidarity trial for...

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 17 in the country on Friday (27) and the number of coronavirus cases climbed to 724,...

AAPI launches ‘mask campaign’ in US

THE American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), the largest ethnic medical organisation in the US, has launched a fundraising campaign to donate masks and...