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A step forward in fighting hunger

– Dr Bandar Hajjar The title seems both mysterious and exciting! To cut the reader’s confusion short, the title is related to the Saudi Project for the Utilization of Hajj Meat. It simply means that, last year, the project was able to slaughter about a million livestock in 84 hours and distributed them to deserving beneficiaries in 27 countries of ... Read More »

BCG Vaccine Fighting Coronavirus in South Asia?

By Darini Rajasingham-Senanayake COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Apr 20 2020 (IPS) – Numerous studies in many parts of the world have linked the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination, widely used in the developing world with fewer Coronavirus cases. This is good news for countries that have universal BCG vaccination in tropical Asia and Africa. Read More »

Ex-Dhaka Mayor Sadek Hossain Khoka fighting for his life

Dhaka, Nov 01 – Former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation and BNP vice-chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka is now fighting for life at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan, New York, according to his family sources. “He is in critical condition. He was taken at the intensive care unit of the hospital and kept alive providing oxygen and ... Read More »

FIFA, AFC Qualifiers: Bangladesh go down fighting against Qatar

Dhaka – Bangladesh’s footballers conceded a 0-2 defeat against Asian Champions Qatar in their home match of the joint Qualification round for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 at a packed Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS) on Thursday evening. Forward Yusuf Abdurisag and midfielder Karim Boudiaf scored one goal each for the Gulf nation, also the hosts ... Read More »

Fighting violence with evidence

by Rachel Locke, David Steven San Diego/New York – In last year’s Pathways for Peace report – the result of a joint study by the United Nations and the World Bank – UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the world is facing a “dramatic resurgence” of conflict, which has caused immense human suffering and significantly undermined global order. Read More »