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Bangladesh witnesses drop in traffic rule violation cases

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- Both the number of cases, lodged over violation of traffic rules, and the amount of fines witnessed a decline in October this year compared to the previous month as the country's tra... Read More


EC prepared to hold third phase of UP polls

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- The Election Commission (EC) has cautiously wrapped up preparations for the third phase of voting in union councils across the country as it looks to prevent disorder and violence. ... Read More


To boost or not? Bangladesh health experts say third Covid shot not necessary yet

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- As the global debate over Covid booster shots gathers steam in wealthier countries, public health experts in Bangladesh contend it is still "premature" to roll out the third dose in ... Read More


No scope for half fares, say bus owners

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority's (BRTA) meeting on Thursday for fixing half bus fares for students proved futile, as private bus operators disagreed with such proposal, sayi... Read More


A promise of vaccine self-reliance

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- The report that the government has finally given the much-awaited ethical permission for the clinical trial of the home-grown anti-COVID-19 vaccine, Bangavax, on humans, is at the sa... Read More


National Professor Rafiqul Islam on life support

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- National Professor Dr. Rafiqul Islam has been on life support since Thursday at Dhaka's Evercare Hospital, according to his family. "Our beloved Professor Rafiqul Islam was put on l... Read More


New COVID variant triggers global alarm as WHO urges caution

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- Global authorities reacted with alarm on Friday to a new coronavirus variant detected in South Africa, with the EU and Britain among those tightening border controls as researchers s... Read More


Healthcare for persons with disabilities: Coping with the pandemic

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- Bangladesh has suffered tremendously while trying to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. The healthcare system faced unprecedented challenges in adjusting to the increased demand for me... Read More


Strong earthquake strikes India-Myanmar border region; tremors felt in Chattogram

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- A shallow and strong earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck the Myanmar-India border region early on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage. According to India's National... Read More


BFIU fails to give detailed info on other e-com entities

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- Though millions of customers of different e-commerce companies have been deceived and suffered big financial losses, the Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) of Bangladesh B... Read More