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Bangladesh sends mangoes to Asian friends

As the pandemic continues to put people in misery the world over, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is sending sweet mangoes to India and several South Asian and Middle Eastern countries recognised to...

Free media the answer to disinformation

The detention of cartoonists, bloggers and journalists under the Digital Security Act in Bangladesh has led to allegations of torture and death in custody, said a top diplomat at the United Nations...

Attack on Rab: Rab sues 149, UP chairman

Rab has filed a case against 150 people, including an UP chairman, in connection with the July 1 attack on members of the Rapid Action Battalion-9 in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria.

Ambulance-truck collision kills five

Five people, including three of a family, were killed and four others injured when a truck and an ambulance collided on the East Link Road to Bangabandhu Bridge yesterday morning.

Covid Shots: Govt hopes regular shipment

The arrival of 4.5 million Covid vaccine doses in the country on Friday night and early yesterday has relieved a serious strain on the government.

Italy, Spain in final four

Italy set up a Euro 2020 semifinal clash against Spain after first half goals from Nicolo Barella and Lorenzo Insigne led the Azzurri to a 2-1 win over Belgium on Friday.

July 3, 2021
July 3, 2021

Bid To Reach Europe: 17 Bangladeshis brought back from Tunisia

Seventeen Bangladeshi migrants who were rescued from the Mediterranean during their illegal journey to Europe have returned home from Tunisia on Thursday.

July 3, 2021
July 3, 2021

Greens worried as new safari park planned

A proposal to build the country's third safari park in Lathitila forest of Moulvibazar has raised concerns among environmentalists as the construction of roads and structures will threaten the...

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021
USA

Dire fire warnings issued in wake of record heatwave in Canada, US

The worst heat wave on record that has scorched much of Canada's western territories and the US Northwest eased slightly on Wednesday but officials still braced for more record temperatures...

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

Diarrhoea Outbreak On Bhasan Char: Poor hygiene practices of refugees key reason

Some Rohingyas maintain personal hygiene poorly and lack proper healthcare awareness, said officials concerned about the recent outbreak of diarrhoea in Bhasan Char.

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

Israel PM confirms deal for outpost settlers to leave by todayAfp, Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has announced a deal for Jewish settlers to leave an illegal outpost in the occupied West Bank by today, with a possibility of returning.  

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

Zuma conviction unconstitutional, says his foundation

The foundation representing South Africa's ex-president Jacob Zuma, sentenced to 15 months in jail for defying a top court this week, on Wednesday condemned the judgement as unconstitutional.   

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

Covid cases rising again in Europe

The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday called for better monitoring of Euro 2020 football matches as Covid cases rise again in Europe, fuelled by the deadly Delta variant that is racing...

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

Sundarbans: Govt bans fishing for 2 months

Fishing in all the rivers and canals in the Sundarbans has been banned for two months from yesterday due to the fish breeding season.

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

Yahya’s plan a cruel joke: Muzaffar

Muzaffar Ahmed, president of the National Awami Party (Wali Group) rejected Yahya's plan to impose a government of Islamabad's choice on the people of Bangladesh.

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

GP sued for using native bird in ad

A case was filed on Thursday against Grameenphone by Wildlife Crime Control Unit of the forest department for using an indigenous bird in their advertisement.