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JS passes Digital Security Bill

09:34 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

The ‘Digital Security Bill, 2018’ was passed in the parliament keeping a provision of minimum seven years and maximum fourteen years imprisonment and monetary fine of minimum Taka 25 lakh and maximum Taka one crore or both for illegal access and destruction...

Indian bowlers shine, Pakistan bundled out for 162

09:03 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kedar Jadhav starred with the ball as Pakistan were bowled out for 162...

No scope for Rohingyas to long-term stay in Bangladesh: PM

08:08 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina today reaffirmed her government’s determination to send back the Rohingya people to their homeland, asserting that there is no scope for them to stay in Bangladesh for a long term.

ACC’s recommendations help checking corruption

06:36 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

The recommendations prepared by institutional teams of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) have become an effective tool in checking corruption and irregularities in the public sector...

PM enquires about Tamim’s health

05:51 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today enquired about the physical condition of injured opener of...

Haltrip: A trustworthy place for travellers

05:18 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

Travel is a pleasant thing. People are loving to travel whenever they get time. You may face an...

Pak court frees ousted PM Sharif and daughter: Media

04:58 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

Pakistan’s high court on Wednesday ordered the release from jail of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending the sentences they received from an accountability court in July, domestic media said...

Iran film for Oscars stirs debate on home front

04:03 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

The Iranian film for next year’s Oscars has stirred controversy at home both over the choice of a downbeat movie and for taking part in the Hollywood spectacle at a time of tense Tehran-Washington ties...

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested

03:46 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

Former Malaysian premier Najib Razak was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the...

China to invest multi-billion dollars to develop digital economy

03:37 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

China will invest 100 billion yuan (about 14.6 billion U.S. dollars) for developing the digital economy in the next five years...

70 Bangladeshi students get Australia Awards Scholarships for 2019

03:10 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

A total of 70 Bangladeshi Students have been selected for Australia Awards Scholarships for...

Triple talaq now a criminal offence in India

02:28 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

India's government has decided to make the practice of instant triple talaq a punishable offence through an executive order after the law failed to pass in parliament in August...

PM urges journalists to use professional scope for people’s welfare

02:08 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged journalists to use their professional scope for country’s greater interest, saying the freedom of press should not to be used in a childlike manner...

PM announces Tk 20cr help for Journalists Welfare Trust

01:06 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday announced a total of Tk 20 crore financial assistance for Journalists Welfare Trust...

Imran likely to attend Pak-India match today

12:31 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on Saudi Arabia on a two-day visit, is expected to watch his country’s Asia Cup group league encounter against India today...

Eat these 5 foods for a healthy stomach

12:10 PM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

Foods that are fermented like oats, barley, pulses, fruits and vegetables, stimulate the production of good bacteria. This keeps the gut healthy and also prevents obesity, cancer and gastrointestinal disorders...

I love the digital space: Anushka

11:59 AM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

Bollywood actress-producer Anushka Sharma, who’s currently gearing up for the release of her film Sui Dhaaga, is excited by the opportunities that digital platforms offer. She reveals that she’s likely to enter the space soon...

ICC opens Myanmar Rohingya crimes probe

10:56 AM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has opened a preliminary examination into Myanmar's alleged crimes against its Rohingya Muslim minority. The move could pave the way to a full investigation into Myanmar's military crackdown that has seen thousands killed and over 700,000 displaced...

North and South Korea: Kim, Moon hail new future

09:14 AM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North's Kim Jong-un have hailed a new future for the two Koreas, signing a wide-ranging agreement in Pyongyang. The two sides have "agreed on a way to achieve denuclearisation," Mr Moon said at a news conference...

Messi hits hat-trick as Barcelona trounce PSV Eindhoven

08:38 AM, 19 Sep 2018 Wednesday

Lionel Messi scored the eighth Champions League hat-trick of his career as 10-man Barcelona eased to an emphatic 4-0 victory over PSV Eindhoven in Group B. The Argentinian was once again in imperious form as the hosts overcame a low-key start to cruise past their Dutch opponents, with Ousmane Dembélé also getting on the scoresheet...