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Covid-19 vaccine: Who will get it first in Rajshahi division?

Covid-19 vaccine: Who will get it first in Rajshahi division?

Even though the authorities in Rajshahi have started preparing for Covid-19 vaccination campaign by setting up centres and storages across the division, they are yet to prepare a list of people to be vaccinated.

  • Bengalis celebrate Eid in the UK

    An estimated 2.8 million Muslims living in the UK, including half a million strong Bengali community, have celebrated the holy festival of Eid-ul-Azha with family members in a limited manner as coronavirus lockdowns remain and new restrictions have been introduced in the northern cities of England.

  • The impact of Covid-19 on small businesses

    Bangladesh’s GDP which was enjoying an exponential growth of 8.15 percent would be slowing down significantly due to Covid-19. According to the Economist Intelligence unit (EIU), the decline of GDP could lower down to 4 percent. The hardest hit would be the small business sector. This sector contributes 20.25 percent in our GDP growth and accounts for 35-40 percent of our employment. Hence the government and private sector has to take special steps for survival of small enterprises/businesses.

  • (Watch) Pineapple chips, a saviour for farmers in the hills

    Pineapple chips, an innovative and nutrition-dense snack, are currently being produced at Naniarchar upazila of Rangamati in a bid to help farmers who often do not get a fair price because of a production glut.

  • What’s the source of garbage on Cox’s Bazar sea beaches?

    Cox’s Bazar beaches have suddenly been covered with hundreds of tons of waste as if the garbage we’ve thrown into our oceans is coming back to haunt us. Starting from July 11 plastic, electronic waste, torn nylon nets have all washed up on the shores causing death to the entangled marine life. The waste spreads for kilometers at Cox’s Bazar. More than 40 sea turtles ensnared in the nylon nets have died while hundreds of rescued turtles have been released back into the ocean.

  • Nine cricketers to resume individual training

    A total of nine interested players, who submitted their names to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), will be resuming individual training in different BCB-run training facilities across the country from Sunday.

  • Flooding: Immense suffering for lakhs of people in Bogura

    More than 1.25 lakh people have been suffering immensely since June 26 due to the flood situation in Bogura's Dhunat, Sonatala and Sariakandi upazilas.

  • [WATCH] One woman’s initiative to feed thousands in Bangladesh

    Nafisa Anjum Khan, in a CNG autorickshaw loaded with various foodstuffs and daily essentials, goes about the city looking for those who don’t have food at home.

  • Manobik Haat for the small businesses lost to Covid-19

    During the Covid-19 crisis, many of the small traders of Dhaka’s Dwipnagar slum lost their livelihoods. Switch Bangladesh Foundation came forward to help the unfortunate and give them a chance to get back in business. To know more watch Star Live’s video.

  • [Watch] Councillor Khorshed: a Covid-19 fighter

    Councillor Khorshed came forward at a time when the closest people of those dead with Covid-19 or with symptoms would not carry on with the funeral proceedings.

  • (Watch) A look into the lives of Cambodia’s gentle giants

    For generations, elephants have been inextricably tied to the lands of Mondulkiri in Cambodia. The people who call this place their home -- the indigenous Bunong community -- share a unique bond with the gentle giants of the land.