UK supports research on vaccine access in Bangladesh

Staff Reporter: The United Kingdom (UK) has announced that it would fund one British and two Bangladesh universities for conducting a research project to increase vaccine access in developing economies including Bangladesh.... Read more »

 Russian citizen dies at Rooppur project

Our Correspondent, Pabna: A Russian citizedn dies who was an expert working a project at the construction of the Rooppur nuclear power plant. Smalikov Sergei, 43, an employee of Rosem Company, a... Read more »

Remdesivir injection donated for COVID-19 patients in Nepal

Staff Reporter: Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited, IFIC Bank Limited and its Nepalese subsidiary Nepal Bangladesh Bank have donated 5,000 vials of Remdesivir Injection (Bemsivir) to Nepal Government for treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients. The... Read more »

Trump’s vision of American greatness at center of convention

US CORRESPONDENT: Republicans will aim to recast the story of Donald Trump’s presidency when they hold their national convention, featuring speakers drawn from everyday life as well as cable news and the... Read more »

Shringla meets PM Sheikh Hasina

Diplomatic Correspondent: Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Tuesday night met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and discussed ways of strengthening cooperation between the two countries. “Yes, the meeting was held,” an... Read more »

US demands for Iran sanctions trigger UN crisis

USA Correspondent: The United States is poised to call for the United Nations to reimpose sanctions on Iran under a rarely used diplomatic maneuver after a resounding defeat in the Security Council.... Read more »

Elizabeth Debicki to play Princess Diana in final series

Australia Correspondent: Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki will play Diana, Princess of Wales, in the final two seasons of the hit Netflix series The Crown, it has been announced. The Night Manager star... Read more »

Hard-hit Brazil removes data amid rising death toll

International Desk Brazil has removed months of data on Covid-19 from a government website amid criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the outbreak. The health ministry said it would now only... Read more »

Windsor babysitter detained

Leah Cordice, 20, from Windsor, was having sex on at least five occasions with the teenager whom she was babysitting. The nursery worker had given evidence claiming the boy had raped her.... Read more »

Tommy Robinson arrested in Barrow

Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a man he claims spat in his face. Mr Robinson, 37, was detained at a protest rally at... Read more »