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    Is an ineffective lockdown affordable?

    Zubair Khaled Huq | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2021

    IN THE last few days, we are seeing new records being broken. The upward trend of the new strain of novel coronavirus is wreaking havoc....

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    India locks Delhi to battle Covid-19

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 09:55am on April 20, 2021

    India locked down its capital New Delhi for a week beginning Monday night seeking to control a raging coronavirus outbreak, as the hard-hit United States...

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    Weeklong lockdown in Delhi

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:14am on April 20, 2021

    India’s capital New Delhi will impose a week-long lockdown from Monday night, officials said, as the megacity struggles to contain a huge surge in Covid...

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    Bangladesh braces for ‘another week-long lockdown’

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:11pm on April 18, 2021

    Bangladesh is likely to go under another weeklong lockdown right after the ongoing one as the Covid-19 situation keeps worsening in the country. ‘The ongoing...

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    Weekend lockdown in Delhi as India faces new coronavirus wave

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 10:56am on April 17, 2021

    New Delhi went into a weekend lockdown on Saturday as India faces a ferocious new coronavirus wave, with more than 200,000 fresh daily cases and...

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    Agencies appear underprepared to enforce restrictions

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2021

    THE fresh restrictions for eight days on public movement and businesses that the government put into force as part of a preventive measure against the...

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    US-Bangla to operate 4 international flights from Saturday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:22pm on April 16, 2021

    US-Bangla Airlines, one of the country’s leading private airlines, is set to operate four special international flights maintaining health protocols from Saturday...

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    Govt asks expats not to return during lockdown without emergency

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:14am on April 16, 2021

    The government has decided to discourage expatriate Bangladeshis from returning home during lockdown, unless facing an emergency...

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    Innovation that makes money move

    Tanvir A Mishuk | Updated at 12:00am on April 16, 2021

    WE ARE passing through a very tough time because of a surge in the COVID-19 infection and mortality rate. The ongoing lockdown has also burdened...

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    Government launches crackdown on opposition: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:46pm on April 15, 2021

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday claimed that the government had started a crackdown on leaders and activists of opposition...