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Dozens killed in fighting between Somalia army and former allied group

10:07 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

At least 30 people died and over 100 were injured in intensified fighting between the Somali National Army and its former ally Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama'a (ASWJ) in the Somali state of Galmudug over the weekend, residents and hospital officials said...

Mahmudullah vows to learn from the mistakes

08:51 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad vowed to learn from the mistakes after tasting five-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka in their Twenty20 World Cup Super 12 opener...

Korea to provide US$700m to Bangladesh as soft loan

07:37 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

A "Framework Arrangement" was signed today between the governments of Bangladesh and Korea to provide soft loan of US$700.00 million for the period of 2021-2025...

State wants death penalty for 25 accused in Abrar murder trial

07:07 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

The state side in the case lodged over the murder of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) student Abrar Fahad, on Sunday pleaded to sentence all the 25 accused to death for their role in the brutal killing...

Another dies of dengue fever in 24 hrs

06:37 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Another person died of dengue and 179 with the fever newly got admitted to hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours until Sunday morning...

Nine more die of Covid-19 in a day

05:40 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Nine more people died from coronavirus in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 27,823. During the period, 275 more people contracted the virus, raising the total infection to 15,67,692, the health directorate said in a press release on Sunday. The daily count came from a test of 18,485 samples in the past day...

Actor Mahmud Sazzad passes away

04:54 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Actor Mahmud Sazzad passed away in a hospital in the capital on Sunday afternoon...

Survivors of 1965 Indonesia massacres urge UK to apologise

04:35 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Survivors and descendants of those massacred in Indonesia’s anti-communist purge of 1965-1966 are urging the UK government to apologise for its role in what was described in a secret CIA report as “one of the worst mass murders of the 20th century”...

Strong quake shakes Taiwan, no damage reported

04:12 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Buildings shook in Taipei on Sunday as an earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck northeastern Taiwan, but there were no reports of damage...

Bangladesh crash to five-wicket defeat in T20 World Cup

03:41 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Bangladesh conceded defeat to Sri Lanka in the third Super 12 game of the T20 World Cup at Sharjah Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday...

Perpetrators deliberately tarnish country's image: PM

02:26 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said a vested section of people deliberately perpetrated incidents to tarnish the image of the country. The premier came up with the observation while inaugurating the newly much-awaited bridge constructed over the Payra River in Lebukhali area on Barishal-Patuakhali highway...

RMCH records two more fatalities in Covid-19 unit

01:59 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) recorded two more fatalities in its Covid-19 unit in the last 24 hours till 6am today, taking the death toll to 85, so far, this month...

US urges N Korea to end ‘provocative’ tests, return to talks

12:57 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

A senior United States diplomat has urged North Korea to end its “concerning and counterproductive” missile tests and resume negotiations...

PM opens Payra Bridge to traffic

12:13 PM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the much-awaited bridge constructed over the Payra River in Lebukhali area on Patuakhali-Barishal highway for traffic movement, paving the way for travelling to Patuakhali from Barisal without ferry. The premier opened the Payra Bridge joining virtually from her official residence Ganabhaban here...

6-murder in Rohingya camp: Case filed, 10 arrested

11:54 AM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Ten people have been arrested in a case filed over the murder of six teachers and students of Darul Ulum Nadwatul Olama Al-Islamiah Madrasa at Balukhali camp in Ukhiya of Cox’s Bazar. They were arrested in several drives from Friday to Saturday afternoon...

Picasso masterpieces fetch nearly $110m at Las Vegas auction

11:05 AM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Eleven Pablo Picasso artworks that have been on display at a Las Vegas hotel for more than two decades have sold at auction for nearly $110m (£80m)...

Colombia’s most wanted drug lord Otoniel captured

09:14 AM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Colombia's most wanted drug trafficker and the leader of the country's largest criminal gang has been captured...

PM calls for united efforts for building inclusive UN based on cooperation

08:28 AM, 24 Oct 2021 Sunday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for uniting the efforts of all to build a more robust and inclusive United Nations (UN) based on mutual respect, partnership, cooperation, and solidarity...

Turkey moves to throw out US and nine other envoys

09:57 PM, 23 Oct 2021 Saturday

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has ordered 10 ambassadors, including those from the US and France be declared "persona non grata"...

Sharjah wickets make Tigers upbeat to beat Sri Lanka

09:51 PM, 23 Oct 2021 Saturday

Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo sensed a chance to beat Sri Lanka in their Twenty20 World Cup Super 12s opener on Sunday after seeing the slow nature of the wicket of Sharjah Stadium, which he termed as similar to wickets in Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka...