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Cyclone Amphan: Bangladesh incurs loss worth $129 million

BANGLADESH has incurred losses worth $129 million due to cyclone Amphan, according to initial government estimates. At least 26 districts across the country have been...

Bangladesh garment manufacturers threaten billionaire Philip Day over ‘unpaid bills’

Bangladesh Garments and Manufacturing Association has sent a letter to billionaire Philip Day demanding the settlement of £27 million in unpaid bills. About 30 suppliers...

COVID-19 dampens festive spirits in Bangladesh, Pakistan

THE COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns coupled with travel restrictions and social distancing norms have muted the Ramadan celebrations in Pakistan and Bangladesh as worshippers...

Bangladesh Covid-19 death toll crosses 500-mark

The death toll now stands at 501, said Prof Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of DGHS, during a briefing. A total of 1,975...

Coronavirus spreading in Bangladesh’s Rohingya camps

Bangladesh’s crammed Rohingya camps are threatened with the coronavirus outbreak as the infection tally rose to 21 with eight new cases reported on Friday,...

Cyclone Amphan: UN lauds Bangladesh, India for keeping people safe

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appreciated Bangladesh and India for their efforts to keep people safe from Cyclone Amphan that had devastating...

BGMEA may blacklist British retailer EWM

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has threatened to blacklist British clothing retailer Edinburgh Woollen Mill (EWM) for not paying suppliers and...

Cyclone Amphan loss estimated at $13 billion in India, may rise in Bangladesh

A powerful cyclone that tore through India's eastern state of West Bengal this week has caused a damage of 1 trillion rupees ($13 billion)...

Bangladesh to extend shutdown till May 5 as COVID-19 toll rises to 127

Bangladesh has decided to extend the nationwide COVID-19 shutdown for 10 more days until May 5 amid warnings of heightening risks of coronavirus infections...

UN chief following cyclone Amphan situation in India, Bangla; saddened by loss of lives

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that he is following the situation in India and Bangladesh after cyclone Amphan struck the two countries and...