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Coronavirus: Wuhan mayor admits mistakes in handling of crisis

09:46 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

The mayor Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, has acknowledged criticism over his handling of the crisis, admitting that information was not released quickly enough...

Mystery over plane crash in Taliban territory

09:40 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

The US military has joined an investigation into a plane that crashed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday...

Three schoolgirls raped simultenously

09:10 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

Three schoolgirls have simultenously been raped allegedly by unidentified five to seven people in Ghatail upazila of Tangail...

Coronavirus: WHO to hold special meeting as death toll jumps

08:05 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

The head of the World Health Organization will hold a special meeting with officials in Beijing on Monday to discuss how to contain the coronavirus that has killed 80 people and left more than 400 in a critical condition...

Wage social movement against drugs, President asks students

07:59 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

President Abdul Hamid on Monday asked all students to forge a strong social movement against drugs...

140-km long human chain formed demanding 2nd Padma Bridge

07:40 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

The people of Pabna have formed a 140-kilometer long human chain demanding second Padma Bridge in Aricha-Daulatdia linking the district.

Bengal Assembly passes anti-CAA Resolution

06:32 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

Bengal became the fourth state of India on Monday to pass a resolution against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act...

HC rejects writ seeking cancellation of Tabith's candidacy

05:48 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

The High Court (HC) has rejected a writ petition that sought cancellation of candidacy of BNP's mayor aspirant for Dhaka North City Corporation Tabith Awal for allegedly concealing wealth statement...

Afghan passenger plane crashes in Taliban-held area

05:32 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

A passenger plane from Afghanistan's Ariana Airlines crashed Monday in a Taliban-held area of Ghazni province, local officials said...

Slovenian PM Sarec resigns, seeks early polls

05:16 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Sarec said he was sending his resignation to parliament on Monday and called for an early election, saying his minority government could not push through important legislation...

Discontent among DSE officials over promotion closure

04:35 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

Discontent grew among the officials of Dhaka Stock Echange (DSE) for not evaluating them as per their performance this year showing excuse of not having regular managing director (MD) in...

Disposal of seized Articles and Maintenance of Malkhana

03:39 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

The write up was written by Tajul Islam. He is a Joint District Judge of Bangladesh Judicial Service.

Coronavirus: Govt hospitals asked to launch isolation units

03:01 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

The Health Directorate has directed the authorities concerned to open isolation units at all government hospitals across the country as an advance preparation to ensure the treatment for the coronavirus patients...

PM orders bringing back Bangladeshis willing to return from China

01:46 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the authorities concerned to bring back Bangladeshis from China who are willing to return as the Asian giant battles a new type of virus...

Tabith pledges world-class Dhaka in election manifesto

12:37 PM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

BNP’s mayoral candidate for Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Tabith Awal has promised to transform Dhaka into a world-class city in his election manifesto. Tabith unveiled the manifesto at the Emmanuelle Banquet Hall in Gulshan 1 of the capital on Monday morning...

Firms in China extend holidays, ask staff to work from home as virus spreads

11:44 AM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

Big businesses across China are temporarily shutting stores or advising staff to work from home, to guard against the spread of a flu-like virus as the tally of deaths rose to 80, with more than 2,700 people infected...

Philippines probes 11 suspected cases of novel coronavirus

10:10 AM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

The Philippines is investigating 11 potential cases of a deadly respiratory virus that has infected thousands in China, the Department of Health said Monday...

Rockets ‘hit US embassy’ in Baghdad amid anti-gov’t protests

09:21 AM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

The US embassy in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone came under attack from rocket fire on Sunday evening...

Basketball legend Bryant killed in helicopter crash

08:48 AM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

US basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna are among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in the city of Calabasas, California. Bryant, 41, was travelling in a private helicopter when it came down and burst into flames...

China virus toll spikes to 80, more than 2,700 cases confirmed

08:25 AM, 27 Jan 2020 Monday

China said on Monday that the death toll from a deadly outbreak of coronavirus jumped to 80 as the hard-hit province of Hubei announced 24 new fatalities, while total confirmed cases nationwide rose sharply to 2,744...