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Indian foreign minister says will get clarity on export of Covid-19 vaccines in few weeks

Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said today that the government would have greater clarity on the export of Covid-19 vaccines from the country within the next few weeks.

11m ago | Star Multimedia

90 ethnic minority villages in Sylhet free of Coronavirus

Although coronavirus cases have been reported in all areas of Sylhet division in the last five months, no Covid-19 patients have been found in the 90 small indigenous villages. The 40,000 people in...

1y ago | Star Multimedia

[WATCH] One woman’s initiative to feed thousands in Bangladesh

Nafisa Anjum Khan, in a CNG autorickshaw loaded with various foodstuffs and daily essentials, goes about the city looking for those who don’t have food at home.

1y ago | Star Multimedia

(Watch) Why won't people maintain social distance?

In many parts of the world, common people are still indifferent to social and physical distancing. At the time of the Covid-19 epidemic, in our country, people from urban and rural areas are still...

1y ago | Star Multimedia

(Watch) CMP using drones to ensure social distancing

The Kotwali police station of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) has taken an exceptional initiative to ensure social distancing for preventing the spread of Covid-19.

1y ago | Online

Gaibandha’s first two patients’ tale of winning Covid-19 battle

Gaibandha's first two Covid-19 patients, an expatriate in the US and his mother, have recovered from the disease and returned home from the hospital recently. Taking to The Daily Star, the...

January 12, 2021
January 12, 2021

Indian foreign minister says will get clarity on export of Covid-19 vaccines in few weeks

Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said today that the government would have greater clarity on the export of Covid-19 vaccines from the country within the next few weeks.

August 22, 2020
August 22, 2020

90 ethnic minority villages in Sylhet free of Coronavirus

Although coronavirus cases have been reported in all areas of Sylhet division in the last five months, no Covid-19 patients have been found in the 90 small indigenous villages. The 40,000 people in...

July 8, 2020
July 8, 2020

[WATCH] One woman’s initiative to feed thousands in Bangladesh

Nafisa Anjum Khan, in a CNG autorickshaw loaded with various foodstuffs and daily essentials, goes about the city looking for those who don’t have food at home.

July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020

Manobik Haat for the small businesses lost to Covid-19

During the Covid-19 crisis, many of the small traders of Dhaka’s Dwipnagar slum lost their livelihoods. Switch Bangladesh Foundation came forward to help the unfortunate and give them a chance to...

June 26, 2020
June 26, 2020

[Watch] Councillor Khorshed: a Covid-19 fighter

Councillor Khorshed came forward at a time when the closest people of those dead with Covid-19 or with symptoms would not carry on with the funeral proceedings.

June 8, 2020
June 8, 2020

(Watch) Coronavirus claims 3 lives of doctor’s family

The continuous rise of coronavirus cases in Bangladesh has surpassed the 50,000 mark. Yet, instead of taking more cautious measures, some have begun to take a more lax attitude towards the crisis....

April 28, 2020
April 28, 2020

(Watch) Why won't people maintain social distance?

In many parts of the world, common people are still indifferent to social and physical distancing. At the time of the Covid-19 epidemic, in our country, people from urban and rural areas are still...

April 28, 2020
April 28, 2020

(Watch) CMP using drones to ensure social distancing

The Kotwali police station of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) has taken an exceptional initiative to ensure social distancing for preventing the spread of Covid-19.

April 25, 2020
April 25, 2020

Gaibandha’s first two patients’ tale of winning Covid-19 battle

Gaibandha's first two Covid-19 patients, an expatriate in the US and his mother, have recovered from the disease and returned home from the hospital recently. Taking to The Daily Star, the...

April 21, 2020
April 21, 2020

(WATCH) A city shut down: Dhaka before & after coronavirus

"Dhaka, one of the most densely populated cities in the world, has turned into a ghost town since the COVID-19 outbreak. The city has become almost unrecognisable with roads empty and eerily...