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Bangladesh reports over 32,000 COVID-19 cases; 452 deaths

Bangladesh registered 20 more COVID-19 deaths and 1,873 more cases across the country in the last 24 hours. With this, the death toll reached...

Bangladesh slams claims security forces beat Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh has slammed an international rights group's claim that its security forces beat Rohingya refugees held at a flood-prone island, calling them "baseless". Some 306...

Cyclone toll hits 95 as Bangladesh and India start mopping up

INDIA and Bangladesh began a massive clean-up after the fiercest cyclone since 1999 killed at least 95 people, leaving a trail of destruction in...

Bangladesh: Highest number of Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours, number of infected crosses 30,000

This is the highest number of deaths due to Covid-19 recorded in a day in Bangladesh. The death toll now stands at 432, said Prof...

Cyclone Amphan toll mounts to 22 in Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Friday began assessing the damage caused by Cyclone Amphan that killed at least 22 people and left many displaced in the country''s...

Bangladesh pharma giant introduces first generic version of remdesivir for COVID-19

Bangladesh’s pharmaceutical giant Beximco Pharma on Thursday introduced what it said was the world’s first generic version of the experimental antiviral drug remdesivir, which...

Cyclone Amphan destroys Bangladesh villages

Shafiqul Islam hid under a bed with his wife and two children for hours as the fiercest cyclone to hit Bangladesh this century ripped...

India, Bangladesh to operate five more ports of call to boost bilateral trade

INDIA and Bangladesh have signed an agreement to operationalise five new ports of call and two new protocol routes to boost the bilateral trade. With...

Bangladesh Red Crescent reports first death from Cyclone Amphan

A Bangladesh Red Crescent volunteer drowned Wednesday (20) when a boat capsized while evacuating villagers in the path of Cyclone Amphan, the organisation said. "There...

Cyclone Amphan: Bangladesh shifts over two million people armed forces put on alert

Bangladesh has shifted over two million people to storm shelters and deployed its military to deal with cyclone 'Amphan' as the powerful weather system...