Cities can be dense without being overpopulated. But in the world’s most crowded city, the drains can’t cope – creating a grim new job by Poppy-Mcpherson After decades cleaning the sewers of Dhaka, Bangladesh’s crowded capital, Sujon Lal Routh has seen...
Indian officials are blaming an Islamic group for spreading the virus, and Muslims have been targeted in a wave of violence. By Jeffrey Gettleman, Kai Schultz and Suhasini Raj NEW DELHI — After India’s health ministry repeatedly blamed an Islamic seminary...
By Joanna Slater and Niha Masih NEW DELHI — It is the most densely populated region on Earth, home to one-quarter of the world's population, and it is locked in a race against time. South Asia — comprising India, Pakistan,...
Leaked UN inter-agency memo led by WHO predicts “complete saturation” of the health system early in the Covid-19 epidemic and “rampant” exposure of healthcare workers in Bangladesh. by Netra News According to a leaked inter-agency United Nations (UN) memo, the...
NEW DELHI — One of India’s longest and most intense heat waves in decades, with temperatures reaching 123 degrees, has claimed at least 36 lives since it began in May, and the government has warned that the suffering might...
Some 40,000 residents of the district’s Beanibazar upazila have been marooned in flashfloods amidst alarming rise of water levels in Surma, Kushiara and Sonai rivers. According to sources, at least four upazilas in the district have their communication system cut...
Questions of 12 SSC papers leaked, but no plan to retake exams says education minister The government's own investigation found that question papers of 12 out of the 17 subjects were leaked during this year's SSC exams. But the education...
Bloomberg’s Mike Dorning reports on the U.S. sanctions of a close ally of Putin and a Russian "troll farm" Russian hackers are conducting a broad assault on the U.S. electric grid, water processing plants, air transportation facilities and other targets...
Matt Novak: Facebook has permanently banned Britain First, the racist and anti-Muslim political group, from its platform after multiple warnings about hate speech. Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen, two leaders of the group who were jailed earlier this month...
Dhaka, Bangladesh: At least two people were killed and 30 others injured as a tour bus carrying 70 people plunged into a deep ditch near Tulshiganj bridge in Sadar upazila on Thursday evening. The deceased were identified as Liton Hossain,...
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