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Coronavirus death toll rises to six in Bangladesh

Bangladesh on Wednesday confirmed another death from the novel coronavirus, taking the death toll in the country to six while the number of positive cases rose...

Millions of garment makers in dire straits in Bangladesh

THE coronavirus outbreak has affected virtually all aspects of the economy, including the fashion industry, which has been grappling with how to pay for...

UK asks British nationals in Bangladesh to stay

THE British High Commission in Dhaka has said that it is working with the Bangladesh authorities and airlines to support British nationals who want...

Khaleda Zia released

THE Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia was released on Wednesday (25, 25 months after she landed in jail in a graft case. Hundreds...

Bangladeshi imam dies from coronavirus in Gambia

  An itinerant Muslim imam from Bangladesh has died in The Gambia after preaching in several other countries, becoming the tiny West African nation's first...

Bangladesh grants additional £20 million to health ministry

BANGLADESH on Friday (20) allocated Tk 2 billion (£20 million) to health ministry in order to equip it to fight the outbreak of COVID-19. The...

Bangladesh readies 150 ICU beds

THE total number of persons infected with novel coronavirus has been increased to 10 in Bangladesh with two new cases confirmed on Tuesday (17). According...

Modi pays tribute to ‘Father of Bangladesh’

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (17) paid tributes to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his birth anniversary and hailed his contributions towards Bangladesh’s progress. Modi...

Militants sentenced to death for Bangladesh priest murder

Four Islamist extremists were sentenced to death in Bangladesh Sunday (15) for the 2016 decapitation of a senior Hindu priest during a spate of...

Bangladesh citizens quarantined in India will return home

ALL 112 people, including 23 Bangladeshis, who were admitted to a quarantine facility in India for over a fortnight after their return from China,...