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UK announces £2 billion to promote cycling and walking as part of green recovery

MORE commuters should consider cycling or walking when Britain’s coronavirus lockdown is eased to take the pressure off public transport capacity that is likely...

Bangladeshi garment workers in crisis as factories stay closed

Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers are concerned about their income as factories remained shut after the cancellation of Western orders due to the coronavirus...

UK urges suppliers to stockpile medicines as part of Brexit ‘contingency plans’

THE UK government has urged medicine suppliers to build up stockpiles to prepare for possible border disruptions when Britain severs ties with the European...

COVID-19: India reports 14,378 cases; 480 deaths

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 480 and the number of cases to 14,378 in the country on Saturday (18), according to...

Bangladesh will be under lockdown till May 5

Bangladesh government has decided to extend the ongoing general holiday till May 5 to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. ‘The government has decided to extend the...

Bangladesh Covid: Another Rohingya dies in refugee camp

One more Rohingya refugee in the crammed camps of Bangladesh’s southern district of Cox’s Bazar has died of coronavirus, officials said on Tuesday. With the...

Sikh doctor-brothers shave beards to serve COVID-19 patients in Canada

Sikh physician brothers in Canada have chosen to shave off their beards to serve COVID-19 patients in the country. They said the decision was "extremely...

Bangladesh may lockdown vulnerable areas over virus

BANGLADESH is planning to lockdown vulnerable areas of the country such as Madaripur and Faridpur if the coronavirus outbreak worsens, health minister Zahid Maleque...

COVID-19: Around 3,000 cases, 68 deaths in India

THE total number of COVID-19 cases has jumped to 2,902 in India and the deadly-virus claimed 68 lives so far in the country. On March...

Bangladesh garment workers protest for pay during lockdown

Thousands of garment workers who produce items for top Western fast fashion brands protested against unpaid wages in Bangladesh's streets, saying they were more...