Dhaka: Bangladesh, the country struggling to contain the recent spike in cases, registered 9,369 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, media reports said.
New York: Three days of strong winds and heavy monsoon rain on sprawling refugee sites in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar have taken Rohingya refugee lives and wreaked havoc and destruction, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday.
Dhaka/UNI: A senior judicial magistrate Sania Akhter died from COVID-19 infection on Wednesday morning at Jhalokhati Barishal.
Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh government has decided to vaccinate the Rohingyas as part of an inclusive vaccination programme.
Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent mangoes to her Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan as “a gesture of goodwill”, media reports said on Saturday.
Dhaka: Bangladesh continues to witness the fury of COVID-19 pandemic as 166 people lost their lives in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Friday.
Dhaka: Bangladesh government imposed strict 'lockdown' in the country from Friday after ending their nine-day break for Eid-ul-Azha celebration.
Dhaka: At least 10 shanties were gutted as fire broke out at Balukhali Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh's Cox’s Bazar city on Tuesday, media reports said.
Dhaka: Bangladesh on Monday received three million doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine from the US under the Covax facility.
China and Bangladesh have agreed to work towards the repatriation of the Rohingya refugees to the Rakhine state in Myanmar and underscored the need for resuming tripartite talks on the issue, a Bangladesh government statement said. Bangladesh Foreign Minister A K Momen and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, who met on the sidelines of a conference in Tashkent, also discussed Dhaka’s plans for co-production of vaccines.
Dhaka: Bangladesh, which is fighting another deadly wave of COVID-19 outbreak, is all scheduled to receive a new consignment of 2 million doses of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine on Saturday.
Dhaka: A convict in the 2005 Udichi bomb attack case, who is a member of banned terror group Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), has been executed in Gazipur's Kashimpur Central Jail.
Dhaka: A person has been arrested for allegedly raping a seven-year-old in Pangsa upazila of Bangladesh's Rajbari area on Monday, meia reports said on Wednesday.
Dhaka: The recent fire incident in a Bangladesh factory has now brought to the attention the existence of illegal factories in the country, many of which are run by Chinese nationals.
“Let's say Pakistan had enough capacity to provide quality education to only half its kids. If Pak population growth drops to that of Bangladesh, in 10 years we will accommodate every child in the country of primary school age and in 15 years in secondary school," Umar tweeted on Sunday.