Bangladesh real-time news

‘We do not get a chance at happiness’: the Bangladeshi fishermen caught by debt (source — www.theguardian.com) 26/10/2020 10:45:16

Hilsa fishermen must borrow to buy equipment but have to sell their catch at a low price to moneylenders – creating a generational debt trapKalam Sheikh’s life revolves around the few months when he g...

2 New Imported Cases Of COVID-19 (source — www.scoop.co.nz) 14/10/2020 03:00:00

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report from managed isolation in New Zealand today. There are no new cases in the community. The first imported case arrived on 7 October from Bangladesh, via Br...

Queen's Honours Go To Covid Heroes Who Stepped Up When The Government Didn't (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 10/10/2020 00:30:21

Medical staff, supermarket workers and centenarians have all been awarded honours for their efforts during the Covid-19 crisis – and stepping up when the government didn’t. This year&...

Covid-19 is still worsening health inequality. Why hasn't anything been done? | Gurch Randhawa (source — www.theguardian.com) 06/10/2020 16:00:26

Infection rates are creeping up again in the UK, but six months of failures have left little protection for the most vulnerableGurch Randhawa is professor of diversity in public health at the Universi...

Covid-19 live news: Italy registers more than 2,000 daily cases for first time in five months; record Poland infections (source — www.theguardian.com) 01/10/2020 18:36:15

Italy records 2,548 new infections; Poland expects over 2,000 daily cases for next few days; Sweden registers most new infections since JuneMadrid region performs U-turn and will obey lockdown rulesCh...

A third of my country was just underwater. The world must act on climate | Sheikh Hasina (source — www.theguardian.com) 22/09/2020 12:00:10

The climate crisis and Covid-19 are crying out for international cooperation, writes the prime minister of BangladeshOne-third of my country was underwater last month. The heaviest rains in almost a d...

Bangladesh economy shows early signs of pandemic recovery (source — www.independent.co.uk) 18/09/2020 07:41:37

A rebound in garment orders after demand crashed during spring coronavirus shutdowns is helping to revive the Bangladesh economy

Blow for Bangladesh's female crab farmers as Covid stops exports (source — www.theguardian.com) 11/09/2020 09:15:47

Family incomes plummet at cooperative that helped empower women as lucrative trade with China is suspendedFemale crab farmers in Bangladesh are struggling to feed their families after exports to China...

Coronavirus: Wales-made ventilator trialled in Bangladesh (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 08/09/2020 09:57:24

Initial results from the clinical trials are described by one expert as "very encouraging" .

England vs Pakistan 2nd T20 LIVE: Streaming, score, cricket TV channel – hosts chase 196 after Hafeez heroics (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 30/08/2020 18:36:57

ENGLAND are taking on Pakistan as they return to T20 action following the coronavirus lockdown. Last time Eoin Morgan’s side played a completed T20 fixture they secured a 2-1 series win in South...

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