Wasim Bin Habib | The Daily Star
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  • 35 lakh families to get cash aid

    The government is going to provide another round of cash assistance to nearly 35 lakh poor families facing income losses and hardship amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown.
  • News Analysis: Have we learnt any lesson?

    The government’s decision to increase ICU beds in 10 public hospitals in Dhaka to treat a rising number of critical Covid-19 patients is certainly a step towards the right direction.
  • ‘Lockdown’ exists only on paper

    The ongoing restrictions to curb the Covid-19 surge across the country are showing signs of failure everywhere.
  • News Analysis: Slow response brings us here

    In the first week of last month when the country started seeing a resurgence of Covid-19 infections, healthcare experts sounded alarm, urging the government to take immediate measures to rein in the surge before it goes out of control.
  • Covid-19 Vaccination: Effective also in economic terms

    An intense and sustained vaccination campaign can play a pivotal role in Bangladesh’s future economic benefits up to more than 10 percent of its current GDP, according to a new report of the World Bank.