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Bangladesh preacher charged with anti-terrorism case

A PREACHER in Bangladesh was on Tuesday (25) arrested on charges of inciting militants. A court in Dhaka remanded Amir Hamza for 10 days for questioning, Mohammad...

2 cases of black fungus detected in Bangladesh

BANGLADESH has reported two cases of black fungus at Birdem General Hospital in Dhaka. The hospital reported the first case on May 8 a patient...

Bangladesh needs Covid vaccines desperately, says foreign minister 

BANGLADESH is desperate to get vaccines from the US, China, Canada, Russia, the UK and India, foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said. He made various...

Two illegal Rohingya immigrants denied bail in Jammu court 

A COURT in Jammu has denied bail to two illegal Rohingya immigrants stating they might be involved in criminal and militant activities. Ashiqur Rahman and...

Bangladeshi journalist gets bail over stealing govt document on Covid-jabs negotiations

A BANGLADESHI woman journalist was granted bail on Sunday (23) against the charges of stealing government documents related to negotiations on the purchase of...

Bangladesh to get $600m-loan from World Bank to uplift poor

THE WORLD Bank has approved $600 million for two projects in Bangladesh on Thursday (20) to help the country to emerge from Covid-19. The...

Bangladesh to get 106,000 doses of Pfizer by June

Bangladesh will receive about 106,000 doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine on June 2, according to a health ministry official. Ministry spokesperson Maidul Islam confirmed...

6 Returnees detected with Indian-origin covid variant, 1 dead: IEDCR

SIX Bangladeshis, who recently returned from India, have been found to be infected with the B.1.617.2 variant of the coronavirus. One of them has...

Vaccines running out, second dose jabs to last one more week: DGHS

THE CURRENT stock of the Covid-19 vaccines in Bangladesh will be able to support the second dose of vaccination for only one more week. The...

Defying Covid restrictions, Eid movement continues

SCORES of people rushed to Shimulia Ferry Terminal to take the onward homebound journey to reach home just in time for Eid-ul-Fitr on Wednesday...