Deepening of health crisis feared

Maternity, infant and family planning services have decreased by 50 per cent due to the outbreak of coronavirus in Bangladesh, the United Nations has said.

A 3D-printed coronavirus model in front of the words coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on display in this illustration taken on 25 March

Swadhin Bangla Football team’s Nowsheruzzaman dies of COVID-19

Former national footballer and member of Swadhin Bangla Football team AKM Nowsheruzzaman passed away Monday night at a city hospital after suffering from COVID-19.

Former national footballer and member of Swadhin Bangla Football team AKM Nowsheruzzaman

Narayanganj mosque blast toll rises to 34

The death toll from Narayanganj mosque blast rose to 34 after another victim died at Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute on Tuesday morning

A burn victim in Narayanganj mosque blast is under treatment at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, Dhaka on 4 September 2020.

Minister Rezaul Karim's mother passes away

Mazeda Begum, mother of fisheries and livestock minister SM Rezaul Karim, passed away in a hospital of Khulna on Monday night

Mazeda Begum (L), mother of fisheries and livestock minister SM Rezaul Karim passes away

Everest record-breaker Sherpa Ang Rita dies

Ang Rita was a national hero but struggled financially and with his health, including liver illness and swelling of the brain

Ang Rita Sherpa (R), who climbed Mount Everest 10 times without the use of supplemental oxygen, talks to Min Bahadur Sherchan, the oldest person to scale Mount Everest, at a news conference in Kathmandu 29 November 2009.

Stalker allegedly kills schoolgirl in Savar

A schoolgirl was hacked to death allegedly by a stalker in Bank Colony area of Savar on Sunday night after she had rejected his advances, reports UNB.

Stalker allegedly kills schoolgirl in Savar

Motorcyclist killed in road crash

A motorcyclist was killed and another was injured after a truck hit their vehicle in Kajla of Jatrabari, Dhaka

Motorcyclist killed in road crash

Eight killed in India building collapse

At least eight people were killed in central India after a residential building that was due for repairs collapsed early Monday, officials said,

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Global COVID-19 cases nearing 31m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 31 million mark, while the deaths have increased to almost 960,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

A medical worker in protective suit collects a swab from a man to conduct free nucleic acid tests for residents in the residential compound, after new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were found in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China on 19 July.

France reports record in virus cases after six-fold increase in testing

A faster circulation of the virus and a six-fold increase in testing since the government made it free are the two main reasons for the scale of the increase, epidemiologists have said

People wearing protective face masks wait in line at a testing site for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Marseille, France, on 17 September 2020
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