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  • New Zealand wants to help Bangladesh improve business climate

    New Zealand, a top ranked country in terms of ease of doing business, wants to help Bangladesh improve business climate that is seeking to attract more foreign investment.

  • Unbeaten U-19s power through to semis

    Bangladesh Under-19s move to the semifinals of the Under-19s Asia Cup with a clinical 42-run win over their Sri Lankan counterparts in Moratuwa

  • Bangladesh U19

    Under-19s move into Asia Cup semifinal

    Bangladesh moved into the semifinals of the Under-19s Asia Cup following a six-wicket victory over Nepal -- theirr second win in two matches -- in Colombo today.

  • Play called off on day 4 with Afghanistan on top

    Play has been called off on day 4 due to rain with Afghanistan firmly on top at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.

  • Malaysia for stronger bilateral ties with Bangladesh

    Malaysia’s acting high commissioner to Bangladesh has said his country, which is already enjoying a strong bilateral relation with Bangladesh, wants to further improve it through trade and tourism as the Southeast Asian country strives to become a high-income country while Bangladesh moves towards becoming a middle-income nation.

  • Japan hire skilled workers from Bangladesh

    Japan to hire skilled workers from Bangladesh

    Bangladesh and Japan sign a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on accepting specified skilled workers by Japan from Bangladesh.

  • Sirajganj Journalist Shimul murder

    Protocol to VIPs: Govt asked to follow warrant of precedence

    The High Court has directed the authorities concerned of the government to continue providing privileges (protocol) “without fail” to those who are supposed to get such privileges as per the warrant of the precedence.

  • We’ve let ourselves down: Tamim

    Bangladesh’s stand-in captain Tamim Iqbal today conceded that the team has let itself down in the ongoing three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, while saying that senior players like himself and Mahmudullah have failed to step up when the team needed them to do so.

  • Mithun's 91 and Mushy's 50 see Tigers clinch five-wicket victory

    Mohammad Mithun’s handy 91 and Sabbir Rahman’s late blows took Tigers to victory in the warm-up match against Sri Lanka Board President's XI at the P Sara Oval today.

  • $33m project launched for people vulnerable to climate impacts

    The government and UNDP jointly launch a project of $33 million that will benefit almost 7 lakh people, mostly women and adolescent girls, in climate vulnerable districts of Satkhira and Khulna.

  • china and bangladesh trade

    Explore full trade potentials with Bangladesh: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invites Chinese business people to explore the full potentials of business and trade relations with Bangladesh as the country is marching ahead in various areas of economic growth and development.

  • 29 Bangladeshis return home from Libya

    Twenty-nine Bangladeshis, who remained stranded in the turbulent Libyan capital Tripoli and its suburbs, returned home early yesterday.

  • UN finds 'systemic failures' in its Rohingya response

    The United Nations experienced "systemic failures" in its handling of the situation in Myanmar leading up to the 2017 mass exodus of Rohingya, a UN report said on Monday.

  • Bangladesh through after goalless draw

    Bangladesh are through to the group stages of the qualifying campaign for the 2022 World Cup and the 2023 Asian Cup with a 1-0 aggregate win against Laos following a goalless draw at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today.

  • Bangladesh beat Laos 1-0

    Second-half substitute Rabiul Hasan scored a wonderful goal as Bangladesh beat Laos 1-0 in the first leg of their first round qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup at the New Lao National Stadium in Vientiane today.

  • In climate change-hit Bangladesh, hospital boats keep healthcare afloat

    Living on a secluded island in northern Bangladesh, several hours from the nearest hospital, Abdul Jalil believed he was destined to die blind. That changed earlier this month when the 67-year-oldunderwent free cataract surgery on a ship moored next to his home.

  • Bangladesh, Laos joint champions as final is cancelled

    Bangladesh and Laos have been declared joint champions of the Bangamata U-19 Women's International Gold Cup after the organisers, Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF), decided to postpone the final due to cyclonic storm Fani.

  • Bangladesh storm into final

    Bangladesh set up a final clash against Laos in the Bangamata U-19 Women’s International Gold Cup with an emphatic 3-0 win over Mongolia in the second semifinal at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today.

  • Murders he wrote

    A politically-affiliated murderer may just be planning his big comeback. At least that is what the locals in his area believe. For them, it is a nightmare come true.

  • ‘Bangladesh favourites to lift the trophy’

    Almost everyone believes that when Bangladesh kick off the inaugural Bangamata U-19 Women’s International Gold Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium tomorrow, they will be the favourites to lift the trophy.

  • Bangladesh get Laos in qualifiers

    Bangladesh will play against Laos in the first round of the preliminary joint qualifiers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, the draw of which was held at the AFC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia today.

  • Bangladesh in the post-industrial world

    Bangladesh in the post-industrial world

    Bangladesh's economic performance over the last decade has garnered praise from the international community. Multilateral

  • With 'Lever Ayush Hajaro Konthe Borsohboron 1426'

    Bhutan PM enjoys the Bangla New Year

    The spirit of our cultural festivity filled the air as the rays of the early morning sun of the Bangla New Year 1426, beamed with the

  • Bhutan Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering

    Bhutan thanks Bangladesh for opportunities for its students

    Prime Minister of Bhutan Dr Lotay Tshering has thanked the Bangladesh government for providing opportunities to Bhutanese students to pursue higher education, especially in the field of medicine.

  • Maitree Express train hits truck

    Three killed as Maitree Express rams minitruck

    Three people were killed as Dhaka-bound international passenger train Maitree Express rammed a mini-truck at an “unauthorised” level crossing in Kamarkhand upazila of Sirajganj yesterday afternoon.

  • Dhaka Thimpu bilateral meeting

    Duty-free, quota-free access dominate bilateral talks

    Bangladesh and Bhutan yesterday agreed in principle to work on duty- and quota-free access of a number of goods of the two countries to each other's market for mutual benefits.

  • Carrying flammable substances inside Sundarbans banned

    Bangladesh has prohibited carrying any type of flammable substances inside the Sundarbans to prevent occurrences of fire at the world heritage site in summer.

  • Obaidul Quader likely to be moved to cabin

    Quader may be released from hospital on Friday or Saturday

    Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, who is now undergoing treatment at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore, is likely to get clearance from the hospital on Friday or Saturday next.

  • ‘Establish equality in digital marketing ecosystem’

    Speakers at a roundtable call upon the authorities concerned to establish equality in the country’s digital marketing ecosystem.

  • Rain in Bangladesh

    Rain, thundershower likely over country

    Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions with hails at isolated places.