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Proposal for direct procurement of Covid-19 vaccine gets clearance

Bangladesh, Dec. 2 -- The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved in principle a proposal of the Health Services Division to procure Covid-19 vaccine directly from any organisation... Read More


7 to die for killing Keraniganj AL leader Atik Ullah

Bangladesh, Dec. 2 -- A Dhaka court on Wednesday convicted seven people and sentenced them to death for killing Keraniganj Awami League leader Atik Ullah in 2013. The convicts are-Gulzar Hossain, Ash... Read More


Mahfuzul Hoque joins FBCCI as CEO, Brig Gen S M Ferdous (Retd.) as Dy CEO

Bangladesh, Dec. 2 -- Mohammad Mahfuzul Hoque, a retired additional secretary, has joined as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI). B... Read More


Jaishankar wishes speedy recovery of Dr Momen

Bangladesh, Dec. 2 -- Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar has sent a message to Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen wishing his speedy recovery. In his message, Jaishankar hoped that Dr M... Read More


Entire int'l community should stand together over Rohingya repatriation: EU

Bangladesh, Dec. 2 -- European Union (EU) Ambassador to Bangladesh Rensje Teerink on Wednesday said the whole international community should stand together to find a solution with focus on voluntary a... Read More


UN: Food has run out for nearly 100,000 refugees in Ethiopia

Bangladesh, Dec. 2 -- The United Nations says food has now run out for the nearly 100,000 refugees from Eritrea who have been sheltering in camps in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region, which has been c... Read More


Trump files lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election results

Bangladesh, Dec. 2 -- President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Wisconsin seeking to disqualify more than 221,000 ballots in the state's two most Democratic counties, a longshot attempt to ove... Read More


Brothers write a love letter to a food we all love - pizza

Bangladesh, Dec. 2 -- Let Thanksgiving have the turkey. Let Christmas have fruitcake. Every other day, it's got to be pizza. So argue Thom and James Elliot, brothers and pizza makers from England who... Read More


UN for Rohingyas' free, informed decision on Bhashan Char relocation

Bangladesh, Dec. 2 -- The United Nations has said Rohingyas must be able to make a free and informed decision on relocation to Bhasan Char based upon relevant, accurate and updated information. "The ... Read More


CHT and the dove: Full peace 'remains elusive'

Bangladesh, Dec. 2 -- The signing of a peace deal between PCJSS and the then Awami League government in 1997 did not mean anything only for the CHT region. It was, in fact, more than that. Twenty-thr... Read More