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    Time to go for antigen, antibody testing

    by Mohammad Didare Alam Muhsin | Updated at 12:00am on June 05, 2020

    COVID-19 pandemic devastation continues. The disease caused by the novel coronavirus, after breaking out in Wuhan in China in December 2019, has already spread to...

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    Welcome COVID-19 directives, but they must be acted on

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 04, 2020

    IT IS heartening to note that the prime minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the establishment of intensive care units in all district hospitals under two...

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    Early zone-wise lockdown must to prevent further contagion

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 04, 2020

    THE government response to the COVID-19 outbreak appears to have been mired in missteps, delayed action and ill-informed decisions since the early days of the...

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    Overcoming temptations

    by Faizus Saquib Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on June 04, 2020

    OVER the past decade, policymakers have demonstrated certain unabashed tendencies particularly in dealing with macro-economic matters. One can notice a clear pattern of announcing large...

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    A focus on Bangladeshi seafarers in COVID-19 crisis

    by Md Mostafa Aziz Shaheen | Updated at 12:00am on June 04, 2020

    A MARINER serving on board merchant vessel had his scheduled signoff in March. All on a sudden, the employing shipping company imposed restrictions on his leaving...

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    National budget must have equal focus on life, livelihood

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 03, 2020

    THE government, apparently having no other easy option but to reopen almost everything on a limited scale with an order for adherence to health safety...

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    Govt needs to be strict, not high-handed

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 03, 2020

    THE government’s order for people to use masks, a highly required safety equipment to stop the spread of COVID-19, is welcome, but the decision to...

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    Trump turns race into only election issue

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on June 03, 2020

    YET another black life has been lost in the hands of white policemen, this time in Minneapolis. A video of the crime scene did not...

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