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Govt mulls expanding coronavirus testing facilities in each division

IEDCR says adequate number of testing kits in stock The government has announced plans to expand coronavirus testing facilities in all eight divisions to help...


US Attorney General Barr considers quitting over Trump tweets

The White House did not respond to a request for comment US Attorney General William Barr is considering resigning over President Donald Trump's tweets about...

Interactive: World events scheduled for March 2020

In the United States, the quest for a Democratic presidential nominee to stand against President Trump in November’s general election goes national on Super...


Saif Powertec to help normalize Ctg port operations

The share market listed company took initiatives load-unload of the containers normal at the New Mooring Container Terminal (NCT) and Chittagong Container Terminal (CCT)...

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Coronavirus and the Bangladesh economy: Navigating the Black Swan event of 2020

At the time of writing, a global recession is considered an inevitability, but the jury is still out on the likely duration Background Globalization has brought...

The internet crackdown in Rohingya refugee camps is dangerous

Since September 2019, Bangladesh has restricted mobile-phone operators to limit 3G and 4G services in Rohingya camps The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19...

Taking care of the ones who take care of us

Thousands of health care workers throughout the world have contracted Covid-19 while on the job While many of us do our part to slow the...

A sensible recommendation

Closing down our RMG factories will go a long way towards ensuring that the spread of the virus is stalled The BGMEA’s recommendation to close...

Covid-19: A wake-up call

This is an enemy that defies borders and boundaries “I am more worried about dying of hunger than corona.”  This statement made by a rickshaw-puller...

Protecting those who protect us

It is high time we start taking the safety of our doctors seriously Imagine your country is at war with a deadly enemy. The enemy...


SA boss asks fans to respect Smith, Warner

Cricket South Africa's (CSA) interim chief executive Jacques Faul said fans who misbehaved would be ejected from venues during the limited overs series, which...

Guardiola’s future in doubt after Man City hit with Uefa ban

Guardiola reportedly has a break clause in his contract which means he can depart at the conclusion of this campaign should certain stipulations be...

24 wickets fall on day one of BCL round three

Off-spinner Nayeem Hasan was the day’s leading wicket-taker with eight scalps for East against North A total of 24 wickets fell on the first day...

Lee named Tigers’ physio

Nicholas Trevor Lee, named the head of the physical performance unit, replaces Sri Lanka’s Mario Villavarayan, who left as the Tigers’ strength and conditioning...

Soumya to miss Zimbabwe Test

Bangladesh host Zimbabwe for one Test that runs between 22 and 26 February, followed by three ODIs and two T20Is Bangladesh are likely to be...


Enough viewers saw "The Invisible Man" this weekend to propel it to the top of the North American box office, with an estimated $28.9 million in ticket sales, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. That result for the Friday-to-Sunday period more than justified Universal's bet...

Production on the latest film in the "Mission: Impossible" series starring Tom Cruise has been stopped in Italy following the outbreak of coronavirus cases, US media reported Monday. According to entertainment specialist The Wrap, the seventh instalment of the Paramount Pictures franchise was scheduled to...