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G7 leaders outline pandemic pact, eye foreign policy threats

G7 leaders are set to agree a declaration Saturday aimed at preventing another pandemic, and try to showcase Western democratic cohesion on China and Russia, at their first in-person summit Read More

Bangladesh to get one million 800 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine under COVAX: Momen

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today said Bangladesh will get one million 800 doses of much-demanded AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine under COVAX. These doses have been allocated from COVAX supply, Read More

Biden to champion democracy in first foreign trip

Joe Biden will fight what he calls a “defining” battle for democracy on his first foreign presidential trip, meeting top US allies in Europe ahead of a tricky summit with Read More

US to give 80 mn vaccine doses to priority nations, 75% via Covax

President Joe Biden outlined his plan Thursday for the first of 80 million coronavirus vaccine doses that the US will distribute globally before July, with 75 percent of shots disbursed Read More

Biden dismisses Texas voting bill as attack on democracy

President Joe Biden assailed a voting bill in Texas Saturday as an attack on democracy, as it lines up to become the next Republican-led state to restrict voting access for Read More

UNGA President Volkan Bozkir due tomorrow

President of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Volkan Bozkir will arrive here tomorrow. The UNGA President will be received by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, according Read More

Total eclipse of moon on Wednesday

A total Eclipse of the Moon will occur on May 26 (Wednesday). It would start at 17.09. BST and end at 19.51 BST, said a press release. This Eclipse will Read More

India COVID-19 tally rises to 26,530,132, daily deaths fall below 4,000

India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 26,530,132 with 240,842 new cases registered in the past 24 hours, said the federal Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday. Besides, as many Read More

Brigadier General Nazmul appointed as Chief of Staff at Military Affairs Office at UN HQ

Brigadier General Mohammad Nazmul Haque has been appointed as the Chief of Staff at the Office of Military Affairs, Department of Peace Operations (DPO), New York at the United Nations Read More

5 lakh doses of Chinese vaccine to arrive Wednesday: envoy

Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming today said Beijing will send 5 lakh doses of Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday as a “special gift” for Bangladesh. “In view that Read More