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Bangladesh opens first school for transgender students

A religious charity has opened the first school in Bangladesh for hijras, a transgender community whose members face widespread discrimination in the mostly conservative Muslim society...

Imran Khan calls Sheikh Hasina to discuss Covid-19, flood

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan today called his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina and discussed various issues related to Covid-19 and flood situation. Khan called Hasina...

COVID-19 cases in Bangladesh stand at 13,134; 206 dead

BANGLADESH reported 709 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths in the last 24 hours taking the total number of infections to 13,134. The deadly...

Bangladesh evacuates 100,000 as Cyclone Bulbul approaches

Bangladesh authorities have evacuated around 100,000 people from the country's low-lying coastal villages and islands with Cyclone Bulbul set to slam into the country later...

Bangladesh records 30 more virus deaths, cases rise by 1,356

Bangladesh has registered 30 fatalities from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, bringing the death toll to 3,184. The tally of infections rose...

Covid-19 sample collection: IEDCR issues 4 directives to hospitals

A letter containing the directives -- singed by IEDCR Director Prof Meerjady Sabrina Flora -- has been sent to all civil surgeons and upazila...

COVID-19: Bangladesh gets US funding

THE US has provided $9.6 million funding to Bangladesh in health assistance to slow the spread of COVID-19, the state department has said. The state department and the US...

Bangladesh eyes deal with Malaysia to protect migrant workers from abuse

Cutting recruitment fees for Bangladeshi migrants who move to Malaysia for work under a new deal could curb human trafficking, according to officials, yet activists...

Bangladesh minister, who died on Saturday, tested positive for Covid-19

BANGLADESH state minister for religious affairs Sheikh M Abdullah, who died on Saturday (13), tested positive for Covid-19. He was 75. Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, state minister for shipping,...

Rohingya refugees agree move to Bangladesh island: official

Thousands of Rohingya living in Bangladesh refugee camps have agreed to move to an island in the Bay of Bengal, officials said Sunday, despite fears the...