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Coronavirus Poem by David P Carroll

Coronavirus Poem We live in a scary World today It's different than Before No more hugs kissing Our happiness gone away Like never before The virus has...

Top European CEOs see multi-year recovery: survey

Some of Europe’s top CEOs believe that the recovery from the coronavirus recession will be painfully slow, a survey...

Wuhan tested more than 400,000 people for Covid-19 since citywide campaign began

The Chinese city of Wuhan has conducted more than 400,000 nucleic acids tests within the first three days of...

Govt is prepared to address cyclone ‘Amphan’: Enamur

State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr Md Enamur Rahman today said the government has taken all-out preparations...

AL’s live discussion’s 2nd episode on beyond pandemic today

The live discussion titled “Beyond The Pandemic’ focuses on how Bangladesh is tackling the challenges of COVID-19 and how...

Sports

Michael Jordan wins long-running China trademark dispute

China's Supreme Court has ruled in favour of basketball legend Michael Jordan in a long-running trademark dispute, ending an...

Premier League stars launch fund to ‘help’ health service coronavirus fight

Premier League players announced on Wednesday they had launched an initiative to generate funds for Britain's National Health Service...

Liton Das’s wife sustains burns in gas cylinder blast

The newly married wife of Bangladesh cricketer Liton Das sustained burn injuries in a fire caused by a cylinder...

Economy

Dhaka, Ottawa discuss ways to absorb pandemic shock on economy

Canada has proposed forming an international alliance to address the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic. The issue was discussed during...

Uber axes 3,700 staff as trips drop in lockdowns

Uber has announced plans to cut 3,700 full-time staff - about 14% of its workforce - as business plunges...

ADB likely to endorse $500m budgetary aid

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) board is likely to approve US$500 million worth of credit support for Bangladesh on...

Football

Coronavirus Poem by David P Carroll

Coronavirus Poem We live in a scary World today It's different than Before No...

Highlights

Wuhan tested more than 400,000 people for Covid-19 since citywide campaign began

The Chinese city of Wuhan has conducted more than 400,000 nucleic acids tests within the first three days of...

Coronavirus: Bangladesh records 21 deaths, 1602 infections in last 24 hrs

Bangladesh saw the highest case and death from coronavirus on Monday as 21 more people died from the virus...

Global coronavirus death toll tops 3,13,000

The coronavirus (Covid-19) death toll has climbed to 313,266 worldwide till Sunday noon (May 17, Bangladesh Time). A total of...

World News

Wuhan tested more than 400,000 people for Covid-19 since citywide campaign began

The Chinese city of Wuhan has conducted more than 400,000 nucleic acids tests within...

UK govt boosts vaccine funding as daily virus deaths fall

Britain on Sunday reported 170 more coronavirus deaths — its lowest number since late...

New York governor takes virus test on live TV

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday took a coronavirus test during his televised...

Coronavirus: Italy takes ‘calculated risk’ in easing restrictions – PM

Italy is taking a "calculated risk" as it moves to further ease its coronavirus...

World Politics

AL’s live discussion’s 2nd episode on beyond pandemic today

The live discussion titled “Beyond The Pandemic’ focuses on...

US may seek damages from China over virus: Trump

US president Donald Trump suggested on Monday that he...

Obaidul Quader: Maintain social distancing to prevent coronavirus

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader greeted the countrymen...

Entertainment

Vivek Oberoi provides financial aid to 5,000 daily wage workers

Actor Vivek Oberoi on Wednesday said he has supported 5,000 daily wage workers, who...

AR Rahman grieves loss of Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan Khan

Oscar and Grammy-winning Indian composer AR Rahman says it is unfortunate that he could...

Pitbull releases new song, proceeds to go to COVID-19 relief

Rapper Pitbull has dropped his latest song, "I believe that we will win". Proceeds...

Rihanna donates $2.1m for domestic violence victims in lockdown

Singer Rihanna‘s Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) has teamed up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey...

Planet Earth

Amphan is first super cyclone since 1999 in region: AccuWeather

Leading global storm tracker AccuWeather on Tuesday described Amphan as the first super cyclone...

Cyclone ‘Amphan’: Warning flag raised at Rohingya camps

With the intensification of an area of low pressure into a severe cyclone in...

Maritime ports asked to hoist signal no. 4 as ‘Amphan’ approaches

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist...

Oceans can be successfully restored by 2050, say scientists

Despite being treated as humanity's rubbish dump for decades, the oceans of the world...

Crime & Investigations

Who are misappropriating rice allocated for the poor?

The evidence of a section of ruling party leaders’ and activists' involvement in misappropriation...

Business

Top European CEOs see multi-year recovery: survey

Some of Europe’s top CEOs believe that the recovery from the coronavirus recession will...

Potential of e-commerce may revive economy

Business leaders strongly feel that introduction of e-commerce or online business can rescue the...

Bankers’ special incentives won’t be applicable after 29 May: BB

Bangladesh Bank has revoked the special incentives for the bankers announced for working with...

Now more than ever, Facebook is a ‘Mark Zuckerberg production’

On Jan 27, at a regularly scheduled Monday morning meeting with top executives at...

Bangladesh Politics

AL’s live discussion’s 2nd episode on beyond pandemic today

The live discussion titled “Beyond The Pandemic’ focuses on how Bangladesh is tackling the...

Obaidul Quader: Maintain social distancing to prevent coronavirus

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader greeted the countrymen on the occasion of Bangla...

Politicians at home, when virus makes its way into the corridors of power

Increasing numbers of people are now working from home as Covid-19 spreads, having infected...

Ex-Moulvibazar MP Sirajul dies from coronavirus in US

Former Moulvibazar MP and freedom fighter Md Sirajul Islam died from coronavirus in the...