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UN official welcomes Rohingya relocation plan to Bhashan Char

04:51 PM, 22 Mar 2019 Friday

A senior UN official has welcomed Bangladesh's plan to move Rohingya refugees out of the country's congested camps, but said any move to transfer some 100,000 of them to a flood-prone island should be voluntary.

9th span of Padma Bridge installed

03:50 PM, 22 Mar 2019 Friday

The ninth span of the 6.15-kilometre long Padma Bridge was installed on Friday. The 150-meter long ‘6D’ span was installed on the 34th and 35th pillars at Jajira...

Barishal road crash kills 6

03:11 PM, 22 Mar 2019 Friday

Six people have been killed and five others injured when a bus rammed a human hauler in Barishal. The accident took place on Barishal-Banaripara road at Tetultala on Friday.

When snakes strike, lives shatter

01:16 PM, 22 Mar 2019 Friday

On June 15, 2015, four-year-old Chepchirchir Kiplagat’s life changed forever. Bitten by a snake as she slept, she permanently lost the use of the left side of her body.

EU leaders offer two options for short Brexit delay

12:24 PM, 22 Mar 2019 Friday

European leaders and Prime Minister Theresa May agreed Thursday on a short delay to...

CPTU gives e-GP training to Ethiopian team

11:37 AM, 22 Mar 2019 Friday

For the first time in the history of public procurement in Bangladesh the Central Procurement...

Smith, Warner face World Cup test in IPL

11:03 AM, 22 Mar 2019 Friday

The Indian Premier League (IPL) begins Saturday with disgraced Australian duo Steve Smith and David Warner back in action and looking to get some runs...

New Zealand prays, falls silent, a week after mosque massacres

10:37 AM, 22 Mar 2019 Friday

The Muslim call to prayer rang out across New Zealand on Friday followed by two minutes of silence nationwide to mark a week since a white supremacist gunned down 50 people at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.

5 mosques attacked with sledgehammers in Birmingham

05:31 PM, 21 Mar 2019 Thursday

Counter-terrorism police in the West Midlands are investigating attacks on five mosques in Birmingham overnight. Police responded to reports of a man smashing windows with a sledgehammer at the Jame Masjid in Birchfield Road at 2.32am...

PM provides financial assistance to 10 individuals

03:46 PM, 21 Mar 2019 Thursday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday provided financial assistance of Tk 2.07 crore to 10 individuals to meet the expenses of their medical treatment and livelihood...

PM for undertaking uplift schemes not affecting people

03:04 PM, 21 Mar 2019 Thursday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the authorities concerned to take development projects in such a way so that the people are not affected due to it, reports BSS. “We will definitely undertake development projects, but all will have to keep this in mind that the uplift is made for the people,” she said...

Over 4.5 lakhs premature babies take birth every year

02:07 PM, 21 Mar 2019 Thursday

A young lady Irani Sarkar, aged around 25, gave birth to a premature baby about two years back. She along with her husband Alamgir Sarkar has been visiting Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) every week since the child’s birth because the baby was underweight...

Another terror attack on India will be “extremely problematic”: US to Pak

01:59 PM, 21 Mar 2019 Thursday

The United States has asked Pakistan to take sustained, verifiable and irreversible action against the perpetrators of terrorism, while warning the country that another terror attack on India will prove to be "extremely problematic"...

Momen for establishing SSC ministerial forum to achieve SDGs

12:46 PM, 21 Mar 2019 Thursday

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has proposed establishing a forum of development, finance, economic and foreign ministers of the countries under South-South Cooperation (SSC) to discuss the critical issues of the South in the context of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

May asks EU to delay Brexit until June 30

11:57 AM, 21 Mar 2019 Thursday

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said she is "determined to get on with Brexit" following an emergency parliamentary debate over her request to delay the UK's departure from the European Union by three months...

New Zealand bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles: PM

11:16 AM, 21 Mar 2019 Thursday

New Zealand has banned the sale of assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons after the country's worst-ever attack that killed 50 people in two mosques. "Be assured this is just the beginning of the work we'll be doing," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a news conference on Thursday...

Students postpone demonstration giving 7-day ultimatum

09:28 PM, 20 Mar 2019 Wednesday

A section of agitating students, pressing home their demands for ensuring safe road in the wake of the death of a student in a road crash in the city...

Suprobhat turning into Samrat

08:45 PM, 20 Mar 2019 Wednesday

Subrobhat Paribahan is turning into Samrat Transline Pvt Limited following a university student was crushed by one of its buses on Tuesday.. Owners of the vehicles have changed the colour of the buses at Gazipura area in...

India crush Bangladesh in SAFF semis

07:20 PM, 20 Mar 2019 Wednesday

Bangladesh women’s football team’s hope of playing final of the SAFF Women’s Championship...

HC asks Suprobhat Paribahan to give Tk 10 lakh to Abrar’s family

06:12 PM, 20 Mar 2019 Wednesday

The High Court (HC) today ordered Suprobhat Paribahan to give Taka 10 lakh to the family of Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury, who was crushed by one of its bus, within the next seven days. A High Court division bench comprising Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice...