Pandemic

Global Covid-19 cases top 229 million

The global coronavirus caseload has topped 229 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.69 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.93 billion, 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.

Global Covid-19 cases top 228.4 million

The global coronavirus caseload has topped 228.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.69 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.90 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University

Medical workers administer tests at the Bondi Beach drive-through coronavirus disease (Covid-19) testing centre in the wake of new positive cases in Sydney, Australia on 17 June 2021.

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 228.1m

The global coronavirus caseload has topped 228.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.68 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.88 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University

Children wearing protective face masks sit in a classroom at a primary school, as Austrian schools reopen for pupils aged roughly six to 14, during the global coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in Brunn am Gebirge, Austria 18 May 2020.

BRAC Bank, SME Foundation teamed up to help small businesses recover

BRAC Bank to disburse Tk 500m as soft loan under the SMEF’s second Covid-19 incentive package

BRAC Bank has teamed up with SME Foundation (SMEF) for providing loans to the cottage, micro, small and medium enterprises (CMSMEs) under the second phase of stimulus package of the government

Global Covid-19 cases top 226.3m

The global coronavirus caseload has topped 226.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.65 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.77 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University

A couple walk past closed shops in a quiet lane in central Sheffield, in northern England on 21 October 2020, prior to further lockdown measures to combat the rise in novel coronavirus COVID-19 cases. More than a million people in northern England will be banned from mixing with other households under tougher new coronavirus rules announced by government minister Robert Jenrick on Wednesday AFP

Bangladesh to receive 240m Covid jabs by March-April: Momen

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday sounded hopeful regarding procurement of Covid-19 jabs, saying Bangladesh is on track to get 240 million vaccines by March-April next year

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 225.7 million

The global coronavirus caseload has topped 225.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.64 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.74 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University

People line up to be tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus in Beijing on 22 January, 2021, part of a drive to test two million people in 48 hours as the city rushes to snuff out a new local cluster of cases believed to be linked to a more contagious virus variant

Bangladesh Bank to launch Tk 30b agriculture loan refinance scheme

Bangladesh Bank has decided to set up a Tk 30 billion refinance scheme for the agriculture sector to deal with the financial crisis caused by Covid-19 pandemic

Bangladesh Bank

No plan to raise age-limit in govt jobs: State minister in Jatiya Sangsad

The number of job seekers will increase considerably if we raise the age-limit for job applications. This could lead to over-competition and consequently create disappointment among the job seekers ...

No plan to raise age-limit in govt jobs: State minister in Jatiya Sangsad
Load More