coronavirus pandemic

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Trial of Covid-19 jabs for children aged 5-11 years on Aug 11

Children aged between 5-11 will get vaccines against Covid-19 on a trial basis on August 11, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said today (August 7, 2022).

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Bangladesh reports 12 Covid-19 deaths, 2,285 cases in 24 hours

Twelve people died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

No Covid-19 death, 1,685 cases reported in 24 hours

At least 1,685 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

1 Covid-19 death again in 24 hours, 874 cases reported

At least 874 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in 24 hours till 8:00 am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

May 3, 2022
May 3, 2022

After 2 years, nation celebrating Eid without pandemic restrictions

Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims, is being celebrated today (May 3, 2022) across the country. This is the first Eid celebration without Covid-19 pandemic related restrictions.

December 11, 2021
December 11, 2021

International travel during COVID-19

People have now resumed international travelling, although cautiously. With the emergence of a new, more contagious variant, Omicron, however, countries are placing new restrictions on travellers, making international travelling even more uncertain, more hectic

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021

The back to school business

As schools the world over gear up to reopen after periodic shutdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic, Bangladesh has kept educational institutes closed for over a year and a half, since March last year. In light of the country’s insufficient health infrastructure, it seems like a sensible decision, even if a bit overcautious.

March 31, 2021
March 31, 2021

Coronavirus pandemic: 3,000 female migrant returnees to get financial support

At least 3,000 female migrants who came home amid the coronavirus pandemic will receive special financial support from the government, Expatriates’ Welfare Minister Imran Ahmad said today.

September 25, 2020
September 25, 2020

The Bossman : Stay inside

The Bossman : Stay Inside

September 1, 2020
September 1, 2020

Thailand's new finance minister resigns amid economic crisis

Thailand’s recently appointed finance minister, Predee Daochai, has resigned as the government struggles to pull Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy out of a slump caused by the coronavirus pandemic.