Latifur Rahman: Top News

Latifur Rahman: Top News

Vaccine IP Rights: Its waiver will help get global herd immunity

A temporary waiver of intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines is vital to increase supply, achieve global herd immunity, and advance global health equity, Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus and five others have said in an article published in the BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal).

Virus spreads to 3 China provinces

China yesterday reported small coronavirus outbreaks driven by the Delta variant in three provinces as Olympics host Japan

Thailand sets daily record of COVID-19 deaths for second day

Thailand on Sunday set a record for the daily number of COVID-19 deaths for the second consecutive day, as authorities step up the response to a rapid third wave of infections after about a year of relative success slowing the spread of coronavirus.

Thailand to start using AstraZeneca vaccine Tuesday after delay over safety

Thailand will start using the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday after a brief delay due to concerns over its safety, officials said, with the prime minister and his cabinet due to be the first to receive it.

IPDC launches Bangabandhu Grandmaster app

The first quiz app on the life and legacy of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman IS launched by IPDC Finance Limited

Latifur Rahman’s chehlum held

Chehlum of Latifur Rahman, the late chairman and managing director of Transcom Group, was held at his Gulshan home after Maghrib prayers today.

Du Plessis will 'take the knee'

Former South African captain Faf du Plessis on Friday came out in support of Black Lives Matter and said a comment he made in January that "we don't see colour" had been a mistake.

Remembering Latifur Rahman: A patriot, a symbol of ethical business

It took three decades of sacrifice, unimpeachable integrity and firm determination for Latifur Rahman to build a business empire. But his legacy is that of a torchbearer of independent media.

A legacy of independent media: Speakers say of Latifur Rahman

It took three whole decades of sacrifice, unimpeachable integrity and rigid determination -- but the legacy of Latifur Rahman is one of independent media. This is how speakers have remembered the late business mogul at a virtual memorial session organised by The Daily Star and Prothom Alo.

On life and works of Latifur Rahman: memorial event today

Eminent citizens of the country will join a virtual memorial event to remember the life and works of Latifur Rahman, an iconic business leader and chairman and CEO of Transcom Group, who passed away on July 1.

No sacrificial animal import this year: minister

Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim says the government won’t allow import of sacrificial animals on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.