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Bangladesh extends quarantine for UK arrivals to seven days from four

Dhaka, Jan. 24 -- It comes after the UK said a new infectious variant of the coronavirus, first detected in the country, may be deadlier than the other strains. Those who can pay the bills will be al... Read More


Parliament passes an amendment bill to publish the results of HSC exams

Dhaka, Jan. 24 -- Education Minister Dipu Moni tabled the 'Intermediate and Secondary Education (Amendment) Bill 2021', which was the House passed by a voice vote on Sunday. Earlier, Speaker Shirin S... Read More


India's Bharat Biotech applies to hold COVAXIN clinical trials in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan. 23 -- The company applied for the approval around two weeks ago, said Dr Syed Modasser Ali, the chairman of Bangladesh Medical Research Council. The application for the phase three trial ... Read More


Passion for work will help young to carve a path to disruptive leadership: Toufique Khalidi

Dhaka, Jan. 23 -- The bdnews24.com editor-in-chief talked about disruptive leadership at a virtual event organised by Sublime Leadership, a platform on leadership. The event was aired live on Facebook... Read More


Bangladesh orders schools, colleges to be ready for in-person lesson restart

Dhaka, Jan. 23 -- The Directorate of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education wrote to the heads of the institutions on Friday asking them to complete the preparations within Feb 4 so that they can re... Read More


Couple, two children die in fire sparked by electric wire in Narayanganj

Dhaka, Jan. 23 -- The tragedy struck around 8:30pm on Friday at Kumartek under Sector 11 of Purbachal Uposhahar. The victims have been identified as Md Masum, 40, his wife Sima Begum, 32, and their s... Read More


West Indies win toss, choose to bat in second ODI against Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan. 22 -- Captain Jason Mohammad won the toss on a sunny morning at the Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla Stadium on Friday. The Tigers named an unchanged line-up after a convincing win in the series open... Read More


Alesha Mart offers 30pc discount on products

Dhaka, Jan. 22 -- The customers can buy motorcycles, electronics goods, home appliances, smartphones and gadget accessories. Alesha Mart, a subsidiary of Alesha Holdings Ltd, is an emerging business ... Read More


Bangladesh looking for more sources to get coronavirus vaccines

Dhaka, Jan. 22 -- Bangladesh needs 340 million doses of vaccines - two shots per head -- to vaccinate its population. Bangladesh will get five million doses of the University of Oxford-AstraZeneca va... Read More


Bangladesh receives COVID-19 vaccine shipment from India

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- An Air India flight touched down in Dhaka with the vaccines at 11:15 am on Thursday. The vaccine shots will be transported from the airport in two freezers to the EPI storage in the... Read More