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    Stranded workers demonstrate in Bangladesh for return to Malaysia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:20pm on November 02, 2020

    Several thousand migrant workers who came to the homeland for enjoying holidays and got stranded due to the coronavirus pandemic, demonstrated in front of the...

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    Vaccine nationalism will prolong pandemic, WHO chief warns

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:35am on October 26, 2020

    The head of the World Health Organisation on Sunday called for global solidarity in the rollout of any future coronavirus vaccine, as the number of...

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    WHO slams herd immunity idea

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:39pm on October 13, 2020

    China rushed Tuesday to test an entire city of nine million within days after a minor coronavirus outbreak, as the WHO warned that letting the...

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    Microsoft allows employees to work from home if they want

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:12am on October 10, 2020

    Software giant Microsoft will let employees work from home permanently if they choose to, the United States media reported on Friday, becoming the latest employer...

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    Unemployment rate rises to 22pc, income drops by 20pc in Apr-Aug

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:40pm on October 06, 2020

    A survey of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics has found that the country’s unemployment rate went up to 22.39 per cent between April and August,...

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    Nobel season kicks off amid pandemic with medicine prize

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm, Sweden | Updated at 01:40pm on October 05, 2020

    Breakthroughs in the field of health will be honoured Monday when the 2020 Nobel season kicks off with the medicine prize, as the world battles...

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    Pandemic creates ‘surge’ of flawed research

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:37am on October 02, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created a surge in potentially flawed scientific studies as researchers rush to publish results without adequate oversight, a leading medical ethicist...

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    COVID-19 situation may worsen in winter: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 05:04pm on September 20, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked all concerned to take preparation right at the moment as the COVID-19 situation may worsen in the upcoming...

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    English medium students demand postponement of exams

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:05pm on September 20, 2020

    Students of English medium schools formed a human chain in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Sunday, demanding postponement of their O...

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    WHO DG says more research needed into coronavirus impacts on kids

    United News of Bangladesh . United Nations | Updated at 12:43pm on September 17, 2020

    More research is needed into factors that increase the risk of COVID-19 disease among children and adolescents, said World Health Organisation director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...