Americans urged not to travel to Germany, Denmark over Covid

The State Department urged Americans Monday not to travel to Germany and Denmark due to surging Covid-19 cases in Europe. The department issued Level 4 travel advisories -- the highest level -- for ...

North Rhine-Westphalia's State Premier Hendrik Wuest (CDU , 2ndR) and Cologne's Mayor Henriette Reker (R) visit the newly set up drive-in vaccination centre while a man receives a vaccination at the Lanxess Arena in Cologne, western Germany on 23 November 2021, during the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Australia to re-open borders to students, workers

Australia announced Monday it will re-open to foreign students and skilled workers from next month, easing some of the world's most stringent pandemic travel restrictions.

 People hold up placards during a rally against Covid-19 lockdown and vaccination measures in Melbourne on 20 November, 2021

Afghan women outraged by new Taliban restrictions on work

The Taliban's effective ban on women working sank in on Monday, sparking rage over the dramatic loss of rights after millions of female teachers and girls were barred from secondary school education

Afghan women's rights defenders and civil activists protest to call on the Taliban for the preservation of their achievements and education, in front of the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan on 3 September 2021

Covid- 19: Still not the time to feel relief

There is some relief among the people due to the reduction in the patient identification rate and casualties at recent times. On the other hand, there is also fear among many that the situation might ...

Covid- 19: Still not the time to feel relief

Health dept puzzled over alarming Covid cases in Munshiganj

Coronavirus cases have been on a decrease in all districts of the country over the past month, except in Munshiganj


Why have all the lockdowns failed?

Extended restrictions have led to lockdown fatigue for which it is now more or less ineffective. If the coronavirus transmissions become uncontrollable, who will be to blame?

Why have all the lockdowns failed?

251 detained for defying restrictions in the capital

Police arrested 251 more people in Dhaka on Monday for violating restrictions on the 18th day of the countrywide restrictions aimed at reducing the Covid-19 spread


Restrictions may be re-imposed if Covid situation worsens: Quader

Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said that the strict restrictions have been relaxed for the sake people’s lives and livelihoods, but it may be re-imposed if Covid ...

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader

Banks to return to normal operation time from Wednesday

Banks will operate normally from Wednesday with customers’ transaction time from 10:00am to 4:00pm instead of current hours of 10:00am to 2:30pm

Bangladesh Bank

Saudi Arabia opens Umrah pilgrimage to vaccinated persons abroad

After about a year and a half of not receiving overseas pilgrims due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Saudi Arabia will gradually begin receiving Umrah pilgrimage requests from abroad for vaccinated ...

Saudi Arabia opens Umrah pilgrimage to vaccinated persons abroad
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