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COVID-19: ADB provides $300,000 grant to Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $300,000 emergency grant to support the Bangladesh government's fight against COVID-19. The grant will support procurement of health...

Bangladesh to release opposition leader Khaleda Zia

BANGLADESH will suspend the jail sentence of its ailing former prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia and release her for a period of...

Bangladesh grants additional £20 million to health ministry

Bangladesh on Friday (20) allocated Tk 2 billion (£20 million) to health ministry in order to equip it to fight the outbreak of COVID-19. The...

Bangladesh scrap cricket celebration over coronavirus fears

A major cricket celebration in Bangladesh this month to mark 100 years since the birth of the country's founding president has been postponed because...

Bangladesh citizens quarantined in India will return home on Saturday

ALL 112 people, including 23 Bangladeshis, who were admitted to a quarantine facility in India for over a fortnight after their return from China,...

Bangladesh postpones ‘Mujib Year’ inaugural celebrations

BANGLADESH has postponed the March 17 grand inaugural ceremony of the birth centenary celebrations of its founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, hours after three coronavirus...

Bangladesh hopes to stem trafficking of Rohingya by opening schools

Some 10,000 Rohingya children in the world's largest refugee camp will start formal schooling in April, reducing their risk of trafficking and exploitation, officials...

Measles vaccine drive aims to protect 45 million children in Asia, Africa

Up to 45 million children in seven developing countries will be immunised against measles in a series of major vaccination campaigns to try to...

Bangladesh halts visa-on-arrival for Chinese nationals

Bangladesh has temporarily suspended its visa-on-arrival services for Chinese nationals and asked the authorities not to recruit them for the ongoing projects after the...

Bangladesh capital awash with plastic-coated posters

Dhaka is awash with millions of plastic-laminated campaign posters ahead of elections in the Bangladeshi capital, and environmentalists are up in arms. These posters —...