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22-day ban on Hilsa fishing ends

10:12 AM, 23 Oct 2017 Monday

A 22-day ban on catching, selling, transportation and hoarding of Hilsa ended on Sunday. The government imposed a ban on catching, selling, hoarding and transportation of hilsa in different rivers for 22 days from October 1 in 27 districts to boost Hilsa output through...

Zakir Naik to be charged in terror funding case

09:41 AM, 23 Oct 2017 Monday

Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik will be chargesheeted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) this week for his alleged role in terror funding and money laundering cases in the country, officials said...

India beat Malaysia 2-1 to win Asia Cup hockey

09:34 AM, 23 Oct 2017 Monday

Ramandeep Singh and Lalit Upadhyay scored in the third and 29th minute respectively to help India beat Malaysia 2-1 in the thrilling final of the Asia Cup hockey tournament in Dhaka on Sunday...

Uber driver arrested for masturbating in front of passenger

09:20 AM, 23 Oct 2017 Monday

India’s Hyderabad Police have arrested a cab driver, working for cab aggregating service Uber, after a woman passenger complained that he was masturbating in the car...

Shinzo Abe wins resounding victory in Japan

08:53 AM, 23 Oct 2017 Monday

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition has won a resounding victory in Sunday's general election, according to exit polls...

WHO cancels Mugabe goodwill ambassador role

08:38 AM, 23 Oct 2017 Monday

The World Health Organization has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following a widespread outcry...

Proteas whitewash Bangladesh

09:46 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

Bangladesh faced a daunting chase of 370 in the second innings and were bundled out for 169 in the third and final ODI in East London, giving South Africa a 3-0 series whitewash.

Myanmar must take back their nationals: Sushma tells PM

09:29 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said Myanmar must take back their nationals and it must not punish innocent people in clamping down terrorism as she called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

“Displaced persons” return can restore normalcy in Myanmar: Sushma Swaraj

08:40 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

India ‘s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said the solution of Rohingya crisis lied with the return of the “displaced persons” as Bangladesh sought New Delhi ‘s sustained pressure on Myanmar for solution of Rohingya issue that created humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh.

Internet users may face slow traffic this week: Tarana

07:08 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

Internet users in the country would face slow traffic for three days this week due to maintenance of country’s first submarine cable, state minister for posts and telecommunications Tarana Halim said on Sunday.

South Africa set 370-run target for Bangladesh

06:20 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

South Africa’s batsmen filled their boots in the final ODI against Bangladesh, breaking the record for the highest score at Buffalo Park as they posted 369 runs for six in 50 overs.

DU ‘Gha’ unit admission test result published

06:13 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

The result of ‘Gha’ unit (combined unit for science, business studies and humanities group students) admission test of Dhaka University (DU) under 2017-2018 academic session

Home Minister to fly for Myanmar today

06:08 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said he would visit Myanmar on Monday for holding talks with the Myanmar government...

Hearing on illegal structures eviction on Turag Oct 29

05:05 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

The High Court (HC) today set October 29 to hold hearing on a plea seeking its directions to evict 30 illegal structures raised along Turag riverbank on both sides of Kamarpara Bridge in Tongi.

Teletalk to give 20 lakh free SIMs to women

04:33 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

State-own mobile operator Teletalk will provide 20 lakh SIMs (subscriber identification module) to women free of cost for their empowerment through easy access to internet and low-cost phone calls.

‘We have no fear’: 450,000 rally against Spain takeover

04:00 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

Moments after Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced that Spain would assume control of Catalonia’s government, the streets of Catalonia’s capital were once again filled with noise.

Facebook Messenger can now send money with PayPal

02:56 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

Facebook is making a new push into the payments space by expanding its partnership with PayPal...

Indian FM arrives in Dhaka

02:26 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived in the capital on a two-day official visit to review bilateral issues. Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali received her at Hazrat Shah Jalal International Airport at 1.37pm on Sunday...

South Africa to bat first after winning toss

02:09 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

South Africa won the toss and elected to bat in the third and final ODI of the three-match series against Bangladesh at East London on Sunday.

How Facebook, Google are leading us to a ‘world without mind’

12:52 PM, 22 Oct 2017 Sunday

“We know where you are. We know where you’ve been. We can more or less know what you’re thinking about.”