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Bangladesh fights against Coronavirus: Dhaka North City Corporation, Young Bangla launch mass mask campaign to prevent COVID-19 spread 

Dhaka:Dhaka North City Corporation or DNCC joined youth platform Young Bangla to launch the  mass mask campaign to limit the spread of COVID-19 pandemic across the country.

Next 25 years crucial for India-Bangladesh relations: Sarma

Himanta Biswa Sarma, the new chief minister of India’s northeastern state that shares an 856 km border with Bangladesh, has said the next 25 years are crucial for both countries.

Bangladesh PM invites Assam to benefit from Bangladesh's growth trajectory

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has invited the bordering northeast Indian state of Assam to derive benefits from Bangladesh's growth trajectory, given the warmth, depth and diversity of Bangladesh-India relationship.

EU remains Bangladesh’s most reliable partner: German Ambassador

In the 1980s, groups of young men from Bangladesh fled to Afghanistan to join the jihad targeting the Soviet occupation forces.

Bangladesh reports 50 new COVID-19 deaths 

Dhaka: Bangladesh registered 50 COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Wednesday.

Bangladesh: Speedboat collides with cargo vessel in Padma, 26 killed

Dhaka: At least 26 people were killed when an overcrowded speedboat collided with a sand-laden bulk carrier and sank in the Padma River in Bangladesh on Monday, media reports said.

Bangladesh model for reducing maternal mortality being replicated globally

Bangladesh’s Kapasia sub-district is gaining global recognition for achieving zero maternal mortality over the last three years.

Bangladesh, Indonesia push for early trade deal

Bangladesh and Indonesia stressed the early signing of the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) to boost the duty-free exports of potential commodities of the two nations in the first meeting of the Foreign Office Consultations, reported UNB.

Bangladesh offers emergency aid to India

Bangladesh has offered to rush emergency medicines and medical equipment to India, where COVID-19 cases have shot up to over 18 million.

Bangladesh GDP may grow 5.5-6 pc in current fiscal: ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has forecast a 5.5- 6 percent GDP growth for Bangladesh in the current fiscal.

Covid fight: Hasina for stronger role of developed world

Seeking a stronger role of the developed world and the development partners in attaining quick recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed on building strategies related to a universal public health system.

Bangladesh to import Chinese Sinopharm vaccine

Bangladesh will ink a contract soon to import the coronavirus vaccine made by China’s Sinopharm, a senior minister said.

Bangladesh extends restrictions on movement for one week

Amid a continuous surge in Covid-19 cases, Bangladesh has decided to extend restrictions on the movement of people for one more week, reported The Daily Star.

Those involved in Hefazat violence will be punished: Bangladesh home minister

Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said that the members of Hefazat-e-Islam, a radical Islamist group, responsible for recent violent incidents in the country would be punished, reported Dhaka Tribune.

Bangladesh mission staff in India down with Covid

At least 32 officials and employees of Bangladesh high commissions in Delhi and Kolkata are now down with the coronavirus infection, Dhaka Tribune reported.