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  • Marine biologists question gaps between science, research and action

    Accessing and reading scientific articles is no easy task. A lot of us are even more acutely aware of the fact now that that many of us are reading scientific papers for the first time in an attempt to make sense of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Govt closes Hathazari madrasa

    The Education ministry yesterday ordered to shut down Al Jameyatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Moinul Islam Madrasa, commonly known as Hathazari madrasa, until further notice citing the madrasa authorities’ disregard to some conditions on which it was permitted to resume academic activities in August.

  • 9 Covid patients flew in hiding their condition

    At least nine Covid-19 patients have come to Bangladesh over the past month from different Middle East countries by hiding their medical certificates on board.

  • BGB-BSF border talks begin

    A four-day border conference between Border Guard Bangladesh and Indian Border Security Force began in Dhaka yesterday with a greater focus on border killing and cross-border crimes, including drug smuggling.

  • Covid-19 Hospitals: Three in city to close services

    Due to the declining number of Covid-19 patients, the government has decided three designated hospitals in the capital would no longer treat such patients.

  • Global Race for Vaccine: Rich nations grab stocks

    Rich nations representing a fraction of the global population have already bought up over half the promised Covid-19 vaccine stocks, a study showed, as US President Donald Trump pledged to begin inoculating Americans within weeks.

  • EU pandemic survey shows Italy disdain for Brussels

    Opinions on how governments handled the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic varies hugely in Europe, a survey showed yesterday, with hard-hit Italians especially disillusioned with the EU.

  • Age limit relaxed for all govt jobs except BCS

    The government has relaxed the age limit for all government job seekers, except for those seeking jobs in Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS), considering the Covid-19 situation.

  • US-Brokered Historic Deals: UAE, Bahrain forge ties with Israel

    The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed agreements on Tuesday to establish formal ties with Israel, becoming the first Arab states in a quarter century to break a longstanding taboo, in a strategic realignment of Middle East countries against Iran.

  • SP ABM Masud transferred to Rajshahi

    Cox’s Bazar SP, 5 others transferred

    Within weeks, another change has been made in Chattogram Range Police and this time Superintendent of Cox’s Bazar Police ABM Masud Hossain has been transferred to Rajshahi district as SP.