bdnews24.com - Home https://bdnews24.com/ The RSS feed of bdnews24.com en Bangladesh News 24 Hours Ltd. Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:22:35 +0600 Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:22:35 +0600 Home A wandering tiger unnerved Houston. The man who fled with it is a murder suspect https://bdnews24.com/world/americas/2021/05/11/a-wandering-tiger-unnerved-houston.-the-man-who-fled-with-it-is-a-murder-suspect A Bengal tiger wandered through a residential neighbourhood in Houston on Sunday, startling homeowners — at least one of whom drew his gun — and setting off a hunt for a man who drove off with the animal, and who the authorities said had been charged with murder and released on bond in a 2017 killing. Tue, 11 May 2021 12:24:25 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/11/bengal-tiger-110521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/bengal-tiger-110521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/americas/2021/05/11/a-wandering-tiger-unnerved-houston.-the-man-who-fled-with-it-is-a-murder-suspect Chaos unfolds as Bangladeshis travel homeward in pandemic https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/05/11/chaos-unfolds-as-bangladeshis-travel-homeward-in-pandemic Large crowds of Eid returnees are still flocking to the Shimulia port despite the strict measures in place to curb transmission of the coronavirus. Tue, 11 May 2021 12:16:05 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/11/eid-road-to-mawa-110521-17.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/eid-road-to-mawa-110521-17.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/05/11/chaos-unfolds-as-bangladeshis-travel-homeward-in-pandemic How a Miami school became a beacon for anti-vaxxers https://bdnews24.com/lifestyle/2021/05/11/how-a-miami-school-became-a-beacon-for-anti-vaxxers A fifth-grade math and science teacher peddled a bogus conspiracy theory Wednesday to students at Centner Academy, a private school in Miami, warning them that they should not hug parents who had been vaccinated against the coronavirus for more than five seconds because they might be exposed to harmful vaccine shedding. Tue, 11 May 2021 12:07:12 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/11/us-centner-academy-110521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/us-centner-academy-110521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/lifestyle/2021/05/11/how-a-miami-school-became-a-beacon-for-anti-vaxxers Global cases are falling, but virus surging in countries that had kept it under control https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/05/11/global-cases-are-falling-but-virus-surging-in-countries-that-had-kept-it-under-control After a record-breaking tear, global coronavirus cases and deaths are falling as the virus recedes in the West. But world leaders and experts warn that the world is rapidly dividing: Wealthy nations well stocked with COVID vaccines are gaining control of the virus while it continues to run rampant in other parts of the world, pummelling India and flaring in Southeast Asian countries that had been fending it off. Tue, 11 May 2021 11:44:21 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/11/global-case-110521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/global-case-110521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/05/11/global-cases-are-falling-but-virus-surging-in-countries-that-had-kept-it-under-control The importance of getting fully vaccinated https://bdnews24.com/health/2021/05/11/the-importance-of-getting-fully-vaccinated Too many Americans don’t seem to realise how easily the novel coronavirus spreads and how awful COVID-19 can be. It is prompting far too many either to a) avoid getting any vaccine, b) skip the second dose if their first was Pfizer or Moderna or c) assume that the vaccine they got means they are now free to gather in any way they choose without taking public health precautions. Tue, 11 May 2021 11:15:53 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/11/sci-brody-health-110521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/sci-brody-health-110521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/health/2021/05/11/the-importance-of-getting-fully-vaccinated Republicans are still waging war on workers https://bdnews24.com/world/americas/2021/05/11/republicans-are-still-waging-war-on-workers Has the Republican Party, which has championed the interests of big business and sought to keep wages low since the late 19th century, suddenly become populist? Some of its rising stars would have you believe so. For example, after the 2020 election Sen. Josh Hawley declared that “we must be a working-class party, not a Wall Street party.” Tue, 11 May 2021 10:58:59 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/11/us-flag-110521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/us-flag-110521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/americas/2021/05/11/republicans-are-still-waging-war-on-workers New breed of Bangladeshi Mujahideen: Young men abandon home to join Afghan militants https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/05/11/new-breed-of-bangladeshi-mujahideen-young-men-abandon-home-to-join-afghan-militants In the 1980s, groups of young men from Bangladesh travelled to Afghanistan to join the jihad against the Soviet occupation forces. Fast forward to present day four decades later: police believe more young Bangladeshis are pursuing the same path to extremism. Tue, 11 May 2021 10:39:04 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/10/science-prject-chatgroup-100521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/science-prject-chatgroup-100521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/05/11/new-breed-of-bangladeshi-mujahideen-young-men-abandon-home-to-join-afghan-militants China’s ‘long term time bomb’: Falling births drive slow population growth https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/05/11/chinas-long-term-time-bomb-falling-births-drive-slow-population-growth China’s population is growing at its slowest pace since the 1960s, with falling births and a graying workforce presenting the Communist Party with one of its gravest social and economic challenges. Tue, 11 May 2021 10:30:26 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/11/china-birth-rate-110521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/china-birth-rate-110521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/05/11/chinas-long-term-time-bomb-falling-births-drive-slow-population-growth Myanmar's Suu Kyi expected to appear in court soon https://bdnews24.com/world/south-east-asia/2021/05/11/myanmar-s-suu-kyi-expected-to-appear-in-court-soon Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to attend her next court hearing in person, her chief lawyer said on Monday, after weeks of stalled virtual proceedings over charges her supporters say are fabricated. Tue, 11 May 2021 10:27:09 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/11/suu-kyi-110521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/suu-kyi-110521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/south-east-asia/2021/05/11/myanmar-s-suu-kyi-expected-to-appear-in-court-soon Indian doctors warn against cow dung as COVID cure https://bdnews24.com/neighbours/2021/05/11/indian-doctors-warn-against-cow-dung-as-covid-cure Doctors in India are warning against the practice of using cow dung in the belief it will ward off COVID-19, saying there is no scientific evidence for its effectiveness and that it risks spreading other diseases. Tue, 11 May 2021 08:48:28 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/11/cow-dung-therapy-110521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/cow-dung-therapy-110521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/neighbours/2021/05/11/indian-doctors-warn-against-cow-dung-as-covid-cure Saudi Arabia to require arriving visitors to quarantine for a week https://bdnews24.com/world/middle-east/2021/05/11/saudi-arabia-to-require-arriving-visitors-to-quarantine-for-a-week Foreign citizens arriving in Saudi Arabia must quarantine for a week in government-approved accommodation starting May 20 to combat the spread of COVID-19, the Saudi civil aviation authority (GACA) said on Monday. Tue, 11 May 2021 08:24:19 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/11/saudi-visitors-quarantine-1110521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/saudi-visitors-quarantine-1110521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/middle-east/2021/05/11/saudi-arabia-to-require-arriving-visitors-to-quarantine-for-a-week Uncertainty over second dose clouds Bangladesh’s COVID immunisation drive https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/05/11/uncertainty-over-second-dose-clouds-bangladeshs-covid-immunisation-drive The authorities delayed the second dose of coronavirus vaccine for Mohakhali resident MM Islam because he had contracted COVID-19 sometime after being injected with the first dose. Tue, 11 May 2021 03:50:41 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/04/08/covid-vaccine-2nd-dose-nitor-080421-11.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/covid-vaccine-2nd-dose-nitor-080421-11.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/05/11/uncertainty-over-second-dose-clouds-bangladeshs-covid-immunisation-drive US authorises Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine for children 12 to 15 https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/05/11/us-authorises-pfizerbiontech-covid-vaccine-for-children-12-to-15 US regulators authorised Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children as young as 12 and said they could begin receiving shots as soon as Thursday, widening the country's inoculation program as vaccination rates have slowed significantly. Tue, 11 May 2021 03:34:39 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/11/children-vaccine-100521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/children-vaccine-100521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/05/11/us-authorises-pfizerbiontech-covid-vaccine-for-children-12-to-15 Central parts of Bangladesh to face gas crisis during Eid https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/05/11/central-parts-of-bangladesh-to-face-gas-crisis-during-eid Dhaka and other parts of Bangladesh’s central region will experience a gas crisis while people will be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr as two gas fields will undergo maintenance and repairs. Tue, 11 May 2021 01:49:50 +0600 https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/05/11/central-parts-of-bangladesh-to-face-gas-crisis-during-eid Tree catches fire outside Jerusalem's al Aqsa mosque, no damage to mosque https://bdnews24.com/world/middle-east/2021/05/11/tree-catches-fire-outside-jerusalem-s-al-aqsa-mosque-no-damage-to-mosque A tree caught fire outside Jerusalem's al Aqsa mosque on Monday, but the blaze was quickly put out and no damage was caused to the mosque. Tue, 11 May 2021 01:12:49 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/11/al-aqsa-tree-fire-100521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/al-aqsa-tree-fire-100521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/middle-east/2021/05/11/tree-catches-fire-outside-jerusalem-s-al-aqsa-mosque-no-damage-to-mosque Rockets fired at Jerusalem and Israel responds with airstrikes after clashes at mosque https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/05/11/rockets-fired-at-jerusalem-and-israel-responds-with-airstrikes-after-clashes-at-mosque Violent clashes over Jerusalem escalated dramatically on Monday with Gaza health officials saying at least 20 people, including nine children, were killed by Israeli air strikes launched after Palestinian militant groups fired rockets close to Jerusalem Tue, 11 May 2021 01:06:19 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/11/palestine-israel-rocket-100521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/palestine-israel-rocket-100521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/05/11/rockets-fired-at-jerusalem-and-israel-responds-with-airstrikes-after-clashes-at-mosque Thailand suspends issuing visas for non-Thai nationals in Bangladesh https://bdnews24.com/travelandtourism/2021/05/10/thailand-suspends-issuing-visas-for-non-thai-nationals-in-bangladesh Thailand has suspended issuing visas for Bangladeshis and other nationals residing here, due to a deadly new COVID-19 variant wreaking havoc in South Asia. Mon, 10 May 2021 23:54:58 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/10/thailand-airport-coronavirus-100521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/thailand-airport-coronavirus-100521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/travelandtourism/2021/05/10/thailand-suspends-issuing-visas-for-non-thai-nationals-in-bangladesh Nepal PM loses confidence vote amid surging pandemic https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/05/10/nepal-pm-loses-confidence-vote-amid-surging-pandemic Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli lost a confidence vote in parliament on Monday, the speaker said, pitching the country into political turmoil at a time when it is battling a major second wave of coronavirus infections. Mon, 10 May 2021 23:30:55 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/10/oli-nepal-100521-02.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/oli-nepal-100521-02.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/05/10/nepal-pm-loses-confidence-vote-amid-surging-pandemic Kuwait suspends travel from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka https://bdnews24.com/travelandtourism/2021/05/10/kuwait-suspends-travel-from-bangladesh-pakistan-nepal-sri-lanka Kuwait has suspended flights, and barred entry to travellers, from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka until further notice, state news agency KUNA said on Monday, to try to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Mon, 10 May 2021 23:00:35 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/05/08/kuwait-airport-coronavirus-080520-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/kuwait-airport-coronavirus-080520-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/travelandtourism/2021/05/10/kuwait-suspends-travel-from-bangladesh-pakistan-nepal-sri-lanka WHO classifies India variant as being of global concern https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/05/10/who-classifies-india-variant-as-being-of-global-concern The World Health Organziation said on Monday that the coronavirus variant first identified in India last year was being classified as a variant of global concern, with some preliminary studies showing that it spreads more easily. Mon, 10 May 2021 22:50:38 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/10/india-coronavirus-100521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/india-coronavirus-100521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/05/10/who-classifies-india-variant-as-being-of-global-concern As hopes for herd immunity fade, world may need to learn to live with virus https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/05/10/as-hopes-for-herd-immunity-fade-world-may-need-to-learn-to-live-with-virus1 Early in the pandemic, there was hope that the world would one day achieve herd immunity, the point when the coronavirus lacks enough hosts to spread easily. But more than a year later, the virus is crushing India with a fearsome second wave and surging in countries from Asia to Latin America. Experts now say it is changing too quickly, new more contagious variants are spreading too easily and vaccinations are happening too slowly for herd immunity to be within reach anytime soon. Mon, 10 May 2021 22:07:02 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/10/france-coronavirus-100521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/france-coronavirus-100521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/05/10/as-hopes-for-herd-immunity-fade-world-may-need-to-learn-to-live-with-virus1 Bangladesh condemns Israeli forces’ attacks on Palestinian devotees at al-Aqsa mosque compound https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/05/10/bangladesh-condemns-israeli-forces-attacks-on-palestinian-devotees-at-al-aqsa-mosque-compound Bangladesh has ‘strongly condemned’ the Israeli forces’ attacks on Palestinian devotees at al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem. Mon, 10 May 2021 21:28:03 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/10/al-aqsa-violence-100521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/al-aqsa-violence-100521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/05/10/bangladesh-condemns-israeli-forces-attacks-on-palestinian-devotees-at-al-aqsa-mosque-compound US 5th Fleet seizes weapons shipment from stateless dhow in Arabian Sea https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/05/10/us-5th-fleet-seizes-weapons-shipment-from-stateless-dhow-in-arabian-sea The US Navy’s Fifth Fleet said on Saturday that the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) seized an illicit shipment of weapons from a stateless dhow in international water of the North Arabian Sea on May 6-7. Mon, 10 May 2021 21:18:27 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/10/weapons-arab-sea-100521-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/weapons-arab+sea-100521-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/05/10/us-5th-fleet-seizes-weapons-shipment-from-stateless-dhow-in-arabian-sea Health minister warns against ‘suicidal’ journey home in virus lockdown https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/05/10/health-minister-warns-against-suicidal-journey-home-in-virus-lockdown Health Minister Zahid Maleque says the homebound people’s decision to travel from one district to another to spend Eid-ul-Fitr holidays amidst an ongoing coronavirus lockdown is “suicidal”. Mon, 10 May 2021 21:04:51 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/07/simuliya-vir-070521-05.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/simuliya-vir-070521-05.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/05/10/health-minister-warns-against-suicidal-journey-home-in-virus-lockdown Bangladesh to keeps banks open until Wednesday before Eid break https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/05/10/bangladesh-to-keeps-banks-open-until-wednesday-before-eid-break Banks will remain open on Tuesday and Wednesday ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. Mon, 10 May 2021 20:57:30 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/05/05/bank-during-lockdown-50521-02.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/bank-during-lockdown-50521-02.jpg https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/05/10/bangladesh-to-keeps-banks-open-until-wednesday-before-eid-break