Both lives and livelihoods need to be protected
There is a debate over whether lives are more important of livelihoods. It is a difficult dilemma.
30 Bangladeshis die of COVID-19 in US
Thirty Bangladeshis have died of COVID-19 in the United States till 30 March. On 30 March, five Bangladeshis died in New York, one in New Jersey and one in Michigan.
COVID-19 testing being expanded to more labs
The scope for COVID-19 tests has been expanded in the country. The government’s Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) had been running these tests from the beginning. Three ...
Thousands of migrants turn jobless
About the entire world has been isolated due to coronavirus pandemic. None is going out of their houses without urgent matters. Thousands of Bangladeshi migrants have been jobless. Undocumented ...
Dengue again, amid COVID-19 outbreak
Experts say the dengue outbreak is likely to be worse than it as last year, and questions arise regarding how prepared are the two city corporations in dealing with this crisis
Economic recession ahead, preparation needed
The last global recession was in 2008, but it didn’t affect Bangladesh much at the time. And so when Awami League came to power in 2009, it didn’t have to grapple with any significant economic ...
Khaleda’s recovery first, politics later
BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s release from jail for six months has been a matter of relief for her party. The party’s policymakers are now focusing on her health. They feel she needs to recover fully ...