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Bangladesh plans to reopen schools combining online, offline education

The government is considering strategies to ensure proper education for children amid the pandemic, with improving online access and redesigning the physical class model Students...

Bangladesh confirms its first three cases of coronavirus

Bangladesh on Sunday confirmed its first three cases of coronavirus in the south Asian country, said the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR). The...

Bangladesh plastics factory blaze kills 13

At least 13 people were killed and nearly 20 people were critically injured when a fire swept through an illegal plastics factory outside the...

Myanmar bars Rohingya candidate from election

A Rohingya Muslim has been barred from standing in Myanmar’s upcoming election, in a decision decried by rights groups as discriminatory and a symptom...

‘We are scared’: Deadly dengue outbreak overwhelms Bangladesh

Five-year-old Mohammad Ahnaf lies in a makeshift bed in the balcony of a major hospital in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, fighting for his life as dengue...

Bangladesh records 38 new virus deaths, caseload tops 221,178

Thirty-eight people have died from coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, Dr Nasima Sultana, additional director general (administration) of the Directorate General of...

Bangladesh wants Kohli for Mujibur Rahman Centenary games

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) wants India captain Virat Kohli to be part of the two T20 Internationals, scheduled in Dhaka between March 18 to 22, to...

Bangladesh garment workers lost jobs; unions urge government to act

AT LEAST 10,000 garment workers have been sacked in Bangladesh as Western brands hit by coronavirus lockdowns cancel orders, union leaders said. They urged the...

Development bank climate funds seek new dollars, as competition heats up

Ministers from more than 30 developing countries on Monday urged wealthy nations to top up a set of climate funds that channel money to...

COVID-19 claims 10 more lives in Bangladesh in 24 hours

BANGLADESH reports 390 positive COVID-19 cases and 10 more deaths in a day. The total death toll stands at 120 and the number of infections...