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COVID-19: Bangladesh to support sex workers ‘as long as needed’

Bangladesh will provide emergency food supplies for "as long as needed" to thousands of sex workers left destitute by the sudden closure of brothels...

India between Stage 2 and 3 of COVID-19 pandemic: health ministry

INDIA is between Stage 2 and 3 of coronavirus pandemic with large number of cases being found in particular areas, the health ministry said. The...

UK death toll jumps to a record high of 854

A record 854 people have died of COVID-19 in the UK on Tuesday (7), taking the total to 6,227. NHS England has confirmed 758 deaths,...

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...

Older Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh most vulnerable to COVID-19: Amnesty International

Amnesty International has warned that older Rohingya refugees in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh are being left behind in the response to COVID-19. It added...

COVID-19: India’s death toll jumps to 109; total cases 4,067

India’s health ministry on Monday (6) said that 109 people in the country have died of COVID-19 so far and there are 4,067 confirmed...

Bangladesh provides food to sex workers during lockdown

BANGLADESH government has started providing emergency food and aid to sex workers in the country. Reports said that 100,000 women could be left unable to...

COVID-19: 63 Bangladeshis died in the US

A total of 63 Bangladeshis died of COVID-19 in the US. Of which 53 in New York and five each in New Jersey and...

COVID-19 cases in South Asia near 6,000

THE number of confirmed new coronavirus cases in South Asia neared 6,000 on Saturday (4), even as authorities in some cities tightened restrictions on...

Thousands return to Dhaka; many on foot

IN a major development, thousands of people are coming to Bangladesh capital Dhaka from nearby areas such as Savar, Manikganj, Barishal, Mymensingh, Gazipur and...