Bangla Thursday, April 02, 2020

SAM Special

Demand for anti-malaria drugs to fight Covid-19 set to rev...

As the world races to find treatments for the novel coronavirus, there is talk of using two anti-malaria drugs, chloroquine and hydroxy...

Covid-19 poses a political challenge to Lankan President G...

Crowded Sri Lankan Supermarket scene of panic buying With a count of 117 coronavirus patients as on Sunday night, Sri Lanka impos...

Coronavirus threat gives nations a new reason to fight eac...

Trump and Xi still not seeing eye to eye Global and regional developments taking place in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic il...

No new COVID-19 cases in Lanka but Colombo and two other d...

Sri Lanka did not record any new COVID-19 positive case on Wednesday, Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said. That was the silver...

In the absence of interventions, 507,442 Bangladeshis migh...

A team of public health researchers from BRAC, North-South, and Johns Hopkins universities have predicted that if no steps are taken to...

Sri Lanka postpones general elections citing COVID-19 pand...

Citing the COVID-19 pandemic, Sri Lanka’s Elections Commission (EC) on Thursday announced the indefinite postponement of the parl...

India pulls up US agency for doing unauthorized Nipah viru...

Manipal Centre for Virus Research The Indian government has pulled up the US government's Center for Disease Control and Preventio...

“Corona madness” not the corona virus is spreading in Sri...

Although there are just ten confirmed cases of COVID 19 in Sri Lanka, Sri Lankans have gone overboard spreading rumors about the number...

India has been “going to the dogs” for a long time, says K...

Anti Muslim riots in Delhi In an article in The Hindu dated March 6, 2020, the former Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh wro...

India wants Tripura-Bangladesh railway link in 2022

India wants a railway link to be established between its northeast state Tripura and Bangladesh at the start of 2022, the 75th year of...

Lanka’s opposition party, UNP on the threshold of a split

Elephant, the electoral symbol of UNP The current Sri Lankan Opposition party, the United National Party (UNP), led by Ranil Wickr...

India will have to face increasing int’l pressure on CAA,...

UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michele Bachelet International pressure over the anti-Muslim Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)...

Lank election: Sajith launches new alliance to force the h...

Sajith Premadasa with Ranil Wickremesinghe On the midnight of March 2, 2020 Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa issued a Gazet...

Are Indian TV news channels the real “tukde-tukde” gang?

When more than 40 people are killed in Delhi’s communal violence, property worth billions are destroyed and plundered, the role I...

Lanka to pursue reconciliation despite dissociation from U...

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena After declaring its withdrawal from the co-sponsorship of Resolution 30/1 of 2015...

“They are Muslims, so they are our enemies”

Felani's body hanging on the Bangladesh-Indian border India’s Border Security Force (BSF) continues its relentless killing o...

Kashmiris happy to see pro-Indian politicians behind bars

Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti One of about two dozen conditionally released senior pro-India Kashmiri politicians, recalled how...

Padma Bridge expenditure goes up 297 per cent

Padma Bridge is gradually becoming more and more visible and with it, a long-standing dream is inching nearer fulfillment. The latest s...

Padma Bridge rail route to link up with Trans Asian rail n...

Plans are underway in Bangladesh for enhancing railway connectivity, using the railway route of the under-construction Padma Bridge. Wi...

AH-2 makes North Bengal a hub of South Asian trade and tou...

Kakarvitta Panitanki border post Kakarvitta is a dusty and crowded Nepal-India border post on the Nepalese side. Under a warm late...

US Congress moves to keep China away from selection of new...

Move over China-US trade tensions! Move over South China Sea rivalries! Move over Iran, North Korea and Palestine! Here’s an ar...