The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has appeared as the greatest challenge by stressing every one of the countries it touches. Bangladesh has been struggling with the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. A substantial wave of the novel virus is blowing over the country. As of June 22, 2020, the number of novel coronavirus cases in Bangladesh topped 1,15,786 including 1,502 deaths. So far 46,755 people have recovered from the virus*. The coronavirus COVID-19 is such a fatal disease th
People honor the spirit and intrepidity of millions of refugees worldwide on World Refugee Day. It is a day to acknowledge the contributions of refugees in their communities. World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 to highlight the quandary of refugees across the globe. A refugee is someone who fled his or her home and country owing to “a well-founded fear of persecution because of his/her race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opi
As a matter of fact, Bangladesh is also doing well in terms of women empowerment. While even a few decades ago women working outside the home were a taboo, more and more women are now becoming economically self-sufficient. Being stuck in the traffic jams for hours on the streets of the city, it might get hard to identify the silent revolution that is going on in the rural areas of Bangladesh. Aklima Akter is a young housewife of 22 years of age who lives in Mehergoan village
Amphan, the most powerful cyclone which inflicts destruction in the coastal areas of Bangladesh with wind speeds of 160 kph (100 mph), made landfall on May 20 in the southwestern districts. Thousands of houses were devastated, poultry farms were demolished, thousands of trees uprooted, roads were obstructed, and innumerable shelters were lost. For Provati Gain, the reality of the cyclone hit her family hardest when she lost her home and forced to live in her neighbors’ house.
Amphan, the most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh this year with wind speeds of 160 kph (100 mph), made landfall on May 20 along the city’s coastal and southwestern districts. Thousands of houses were destroyed, poultry farms were devastated, thousands of trees uprooted, roads were left nearly impassable, and countless shelters were lost. Hundreds of villages were inundated in Bhola, Patuakhali, Barguna, Khulna, Bagerhat, and Satkhira. Additionally, tidal surges battered ar