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‘Ensure quality production to enhance export competitiveness’

09:39 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

President M Abdul Hamid today asked agriculturists, scientists, farmers and entrepreneurs to utilize the potentials of fisheries and livestock sector to accelerate the pace of national development.

Weeklong ‘Madhu Mela’ inaugurated in Jessore

09:25 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

A weeklong 'Madhu Mela' in celebration of the 194th birth anniversary of poet Michael...

AL to get people’s verdict in next polls: Tofail

08:44 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today expressed his optimism that the people would once...

People need to know about stock market before investment: Muhith

07:36 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

Finance Minister AMA Muhith today said present stock market is modern and internationally...

9-day Pitha Festival begins at Shilpakala Academy Tuesday

06:34 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

A nine-day National Pitha Festival 2018 will begin on Tuesday on the premises of Bangladesh...

Myanmar finalises Rohingya repatriation preparations as doubts mount

05:37 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

Myanmar was making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya Muslims who had fled conflict in troubled Rakhine state, state media said on Saturday, despite growing doubts about the plan among refugees and in the United Nations...

Sri Lanka takes on Zimbabwe in crucial match Sunday

05:00 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

It will be an acid Test for Sri Lanka as they face Zimbabwe in their third crucial match of...

UAE omits Qatar from world map amid Gulf spat

04:07 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has omitted the tiny peninsular Arab Gulf state of Qatar from a world map exhibited at a recently opened museum in Abu Dhabi, according to a veteran observer of Gulf affairs...

Akheri munajat of 2nd phase Ijtema tomorrow

03:35 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

The second phase of the three-day 53rd Biswa Ijtema, the second largest Muslim congregation after the Hajj, will end with “Akheri Munajat”...

13 killed, 46 injured in Turkey bus crash

03:18 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

Thirteen people were killed and forty six injured when a Turkish intercity bus taking families ...

PCB in a fix as defaulting franchises put third PSL edition in jeopardy

03:14 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

The upcoming edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) could be jeopardised due to paucity of funds since as many as five out of the total six franchises have failed to clear their dues with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) despite the expiry of the given deadline of Nov 15, 2017.

Rohingya crisis growing, more support needed: WB

02:57 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

The Rohingya refugee crisis in southern Bangladesh is growing at a rapid pace and there is an urgent need to support the host communities to cope with the influx and to help the refugees who are extremely vulnerable...

10 Easy Tips to Get Rid of Dark Circles Instantly

01:29 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

Dark circles make your face look old, tired and haggard. It spoils the sparkling beauty of your eyes. Dark circles are mainly caused due to poor sleep, stress, anxiety, excessive...

Technical education vital for nat’l development: speakers

01:17 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

Speakers at a seminar here today observed that technical and vocational education...

US govt shutdown begins as spending bill fails in Senate

12:58 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

The U.S. government officially shut down at midnight on Friday after Democrats and Republicans failed to reach a last-minute deal to fund its operations, divided in a bitter dispute over immigration and border security...

Bullet-hit bodies of 4 ‘robbers’ found in Jessore

12:20 PM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

Police on Saturday morning recovered four bullet-hit bodies of suspected robbers from separate spots in Jessore district.The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. SI Mokhlesur Rahman, duty officer of Jessore...

Pele spokesperson denies hospital reports

11:47 AM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

Pele's spokesperson dismissed reports the footballing legend had been hospitalised on Friday, saying the 77-year-old was resting at home...

Rohingya man shot dead in Cox’s Bazar

11:10 AM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

A Rohingya man was shot to death by some unidentified miscreants at a Rohingya camp in Thaingkhali area under Ukhia upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Friday night. The deceased is Md Yousuf, 38, leader (majhi) of no 2 block of Tanjimar Khola Rohingya camp...

Facebook to use surveys to boost ‘trustworthy’ news

10:24 AM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

Facebook has announced it will prioritise news sources deemed to be more trustworthy on its News Feed...

Pakistan announces on-arrival visas to tourists of 24 countries

10:09 AM, 20 Jan 2018 Saturday

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Pakistan has announced Friday on-arrival visas for group tourists of 24 different countries to promote tourism in the country, reports Daily Pakistan...