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HC rules for paying Tk 10 crore to Ramgati electrocution victim

03:40 PM, 06 Dec 2021 Monday

The High Court (HC) today issued a rule asking authorities concerned to explain as to why it shall not pass order to pay Taka 10 crore in compensation to a schoolboy from Ramgati, Laksmipur...

Play-less day three of Bangladesh-Pakistan Test in Dhaka washed out

03:00 PM, 06 Dec 2021 Monday

The third day of the Dhaka Test lived up to its very rainy forecast with a full day washout. The covers never came off the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, and Bangladesh and Pakistan players didn't come to the ground...

RMCH records three more fatalities in Covid-19 unit

01:40 PM, 06 Dec 2021 Monday

Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) recorded three more fatalities in its Covid-19 unit during the last 24 hours till 6am today...

Signal 3 for maritime ports as depression appears to be weakening

01:26 PM, 06 Dec 2021 Monday

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal number three...

12 Niger soldiers killed in battle with 'terrorists': Ministry

01:06 PM, 06 Dec 2021 Monday

At least 12 soldiers and "dozens of terrorists" were killed in a battle in western Niger, the defence ministry announced Sunday, in the conflict-wracked "three borders" zone...

Brutal mob killing of Sri Lankan sparks protests

12:36 PM, 06 Dec 2021 Monday

A brutal mob killing of a Sri Lankan man accused of blasphemy in Pakistan has sparked protests in both countries, with Pakistan's leader condemning the vigilante violence...

Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to 4 years in prison

12:10 PM, 06 Dec 2021 Monday

A court in Myanmar has sentenced deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison on charges of incitement and breaking Covid-19 rules, in the first verdict against the Nobel Peace Prize winner since the military seized power in February...

Next pandemic could be more lethal than Covid: Sarah Gilbert

11:50 AM, 06 Dec 2021 Monday

Future pandemics could be more lethal than the current Covid crisis, one of the creators of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has warned...

Colombian rebel commander ‘El Paisa’ killed in Venezuela

11:36 AM, 06 Dec 2021 Monday

A dissident former leader of Colombia's Farc rebels has been killed in an ambush in Venezuela, local media reported on Sunday...

Myanmar court due to deliver first verdicts in Suu Kyi trial

11:23 AM, 06 Dec 2021 Monday

A court in Myanmar is expected to deliver the first verdicts in a series of trials of the country’s deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The verdicts due on Monday are to do with charges of incitement and breach of COVID-19 protocols...

Postgrad says sexual assault complaint was met with hostility

09:49 PM, 05 Dec 2021 Sunday

Students at an Oxford University college have accused staff of disregarding their welfare after a postgrad who alleged she was sexually assaulted said she was treated with hostility after making a complaint...

Bangladesh takes necessary steps to prevent Omicron: Maleque

08:26 PM, 05 Dec 2021 Sunday

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque on Sunday said Bangladesh takes all necessary steps to prevent the highly contagious new Covid-19 African variant Omicron...

PM stresses building peaceful world relinquishing arms races

06:53 PM, 05 Dec 2021 Sunday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday stressed the need for building a peaceful world based on partnership urging all to use their resources in ensuring universal sustainable development abandoning arms races...

More than 40,000 march in Vienna against coronavirus lockdown

06:40 PM, 05 Dec 2021 Sunday

More than 40,000 people marched through Vienna on Saturday to protest against a lockdown and plans to make vaccinations compulsory to curb the coronavirus pandemic...

Govt records 197 new Covid cases, 6 deaths

06:01 PM, 05 Dec 2021 Sunday

The government recorded 197 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, the total infections in the country stood at 15,77,443 and fatalities rose to 28,001, the health directorate said in a press release on Sunday. The daily count came from a test of 19,132 samples in the past day...

India set New Zealand 540-run target

05:06 PM, 05 Dec 2021 Sunday

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin struck early after the hosts set New Zealand an improbable target of 540 to win the second and final test on the third day of the contest on Sunday at the Wankhede Stadium...

Worker sandwiched in middle of two buses

04:44 PM, 05 Dec 2021 Sunday

A transport worker was sandwiched in the middle of two buses in Netrakona district on Sunday afternoon...

Wijnaldum rescues draw for PSG at Lens

04:15 PM, 05 Dec 2021 Sunday

Georginio Wijnaldum came on as a substitute to rescue a point for Ligue 1 leaders Paris St-Germain with an injury-time header against Lens...

Betis snatch victory over Barcelona

04:09 PM, 05 Dec 2021 Sunday

A Juanmi goal late in the second half gave a solid Real Betis side a huge 1-0 victory against Barcelona at the Camp Nou in what is Xavi Hernandez's first defeat in the Blaugrana dugout...

Real ease past Sociedad to open eight-point lead

04:02 PM, 05 Dec 2021 Sunday

Real Madrid produced a convincing performance to beat Real Sociedad and extend their lead at the top of La Liga to eight points...