Wasim Bin Habib | The Daily Star
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  • 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.
  • News Analysis: Are we doing our part?

    The record of daily cases of Covid-19 got shattered yesterday and deaths from the deadly virus have been climbing every day. Hospitalisation is soaring as well. But the situation on the streets hardly gives any indication of how dangerous things have become.
  • Operation Searchlight: Never seen so many bodies

    Rabindra Mohan Das spent the entire evening yesterday watching live on television the programmes celebrating 50 years of the country’s independence.
  • Birth Centenary: The shepherd of independence

    It was a spring evening on March 17, 1920. In the stillness of the evening that enveloped the sleepy village of Tungipara in Gopalganj subdivision, a baby boy was born, illuminating the humble family of Sheikh Lutfar Rahman and Sheikh Sayera Khatun.
  • Forex now for dev projects

    In a first-ever move, the government is going to use €524.56 million from the ballooning foreign exchange reserves for a development project.