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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...

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...

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...

COVID-19:  70 cases, 8 dead in Bangladesh

Two more coronavirus patients have died in the last 24 hours in Bangladesh, taking the number of deaths from the infection to eight, Institute...

Pakistan detains four acquitted of Daniel Pearl murder

Pakistani authorities have ordered to detain British-born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and three others, who were acquitted of Daniel Pearl murder. They will be detained...

COVID-19: Remittance to Bangladesh hit a 15-month low

Remittance hit a 15-month low in March in Bangladesh due to the economic fallout in the global economy due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In...