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US considering Bangladesh’s request for Covid vaccines

The United States is actively considering Bangladesh government’s request for supply of Covid-19 vaccine doses to meet the South Asian country’s immediate needs, according to a senior Bangladesh minister

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The Taliban, the main Afghan insurgent group, has expressed its openness to attend the Turkey Conference on the condition that the end talks must be held in Doha, Qatar, reported TOLOnews, citing sources

Attacks on minorities on rise in Bangladesh: US report

Religious minorities in Bangladesh are facing increased attacks, says a report by the US Department of State

EU remains Bangladesh’s most reliable partner: German Ambassador

The European Union is Bangladesh’s most reliable partner, the German envoy to Dhaka has said

Vaccination and healthcare should be sole focus of budget: Bangladesh economists

The coming Bangladesh budget should focus on fast-paced vaccination, rehaul of the health infrastructure and extensive social protection to bring the crisis created by the Covid pandemic under control, say economists

Bangladesh study shows AstraZeneca vaccine produces antibody in 97 percent of recipients

A Bangladesh real-world study has shown the Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine against the coronavirus has produced antibodies in 97 percent of the recipients

Three-fourths of returnee migrants in Bangladesh struggling to find jobs

Around 77 percent of the migrants in Bangladesh who returned home due to the COVID-19 pandemic were struggling to find jobs, according to a study

Around 30-50 cheetahs still present in Bangladesh

The wilds of Bangladesh still have 30 to 50 cheetahs,  an endangered big cat species whose numbers are dwindling worldwide, according to wildlife researchers

Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia tests COVID-19 negative

Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia on Sunday tested negative for COVID-19, media reports said

Bangladesh environment fight to save trees at landmark ground

In a novel initiative to save trees at Dhaka’s Suhrawardy Udyan ground – the venue for historic rallies linked to Bangladesh’s Liberation War - environmental activists put placards with the names of freedom fighters on the trees

US, UK fund for reducing Bangladesh river pollution

The USA and the UK have co-founded a USD 297,000 advocacy project to reduce pollution caused by different rivers in Bangladesh’s Dhaka district

Bangladesh reports 50 new COVID-19 deaths

Bangladesh registered 50 COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Wednesday

No more government funds: Bangladesh PM Hasina asks state enterprises to be self-reliant

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked state-owned enterprises to be self-reliant, and made it clear that the government would not allocate money in the upcoming days, reported The Daily Star

Bangladesh may offer its agriculture expertise to Zambia

Zambia, a landlocked country in south-central Africa, has expressed interest in seeking agricultural expertise from Bangladesh for increasing its productivity, reported The Daily Star

83 percent Bangladeshis willing to take vaccine, finds survey

A global survey to test the willingness of people for vaccines found that around 83 percent of Bangladeshi are willing to take vaccines, The Daily Star said

Bangladesh extends restrictions till 16 May amid surge in cases

The Bangladesh government has decided to extend the ongoing restrictions till 16 May as the coronavirus cases remained unchecked, reported The Daily Star

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