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    Bangladesh worst coronavirus fighter in region

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:34pm on May 29, 2020

    Bangladesh stood the worst COVID-19 fighter among the South Asian countries while passing the 83rd day on Friday since the detection of the first novel...

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    South Asia faces fresh health crisis as children miss vaccinations

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 07:40pm on April 28, 2020

    South Asia could face a further public health crisis as children miss routine vaccinations, the UN warned Tuesday, spurring fears that the fallout from the...

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    Bangladesh far behind South Asian countries

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2020

    Bangladesh is among the top three worst affected countries in South Asia, yet it is in the list of the lowest testing countries in the...

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    Tapas Paul dies

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Kolkata | Updated at 11:34am on February 18, 2020

    Veteran Bengali actor and former Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul died of cardiac arrest early Tuesday, family sources said. He was 61. Paul, who had...

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    Relevance of SAARC in global perspectives

    Rajkumar Singh | Updated at 12:00am on January 13, 2020

    IN THE changed situation and pressing needs of the public at large, countries of the region felt the urgency to initiate and institutionalise cooperation in...

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    Identity, violence in postcolonial South Asia

    T Zami | Updated at 10:51pm on December 15, 2019

    WHEN Kumudini Chatterjee revolted against the oppression of her husband Madhusudan Ghoshal, she got all possible support from her brother Bipradas. It was precisely at...

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    Transnational policies for water governance in South Asia stressed

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:28am on November 17, 2019

    Speakers at an international conference here on Saturday laid emphasis on transnational policies for water governance in the South Asia. The two-day conference on key...

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    Action must in South Asia to clean the air for children: Unicef

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on November 08, 2019

    UNICEF executive director Henrietta Fore on Thursday said that immediate action was needed in South Asia to clean the air for children. She said about...

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    Authoritarianism rises as pluralism declines: DU professor

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on November 06, 2019

    Dhaka University economics professor Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir on Tuesday at a discussion said that authoritarianism was on rise in South Asia as pluralistic visions...

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    Bangladesh advances eight notches, still last but one in South Asia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on October 25, 2019

    Bangladesh has advanced eight steps to the 168th rank among 190 countries in the global index of doing business. Last year, Bangladesh had ranked 176th,...