3h ago| Europe

Earth’s ‘vital signs’ worsening

The global economy’s business-as-usual approach to climate change has seen Earth’s “vital signs” deteriorate to record levels, an influential group of scientists said Wednesday, warning that...

3h ago| Bangladesh

Turkey releases postal stamp on Bangabandhu

Turkey has released a postal stamp in honour of Bangladesh’s Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

3h ago| Research

Country’s lone tissue bank gets Tk 174cr boost

In the past 12 years, the lone tissue bank of the country has helped a total of 8,300 people who have had organ transplantations.

3h ago| Migration

Safe migration an urgent need

The government and other stakeholders, including civil society groups, need to focus their efforts on advancing rights-based approaches to prevent exploitation of individuals by trafficking...

3h ago| India

Afghanistan risks becoming a ‘pariah state’

Afghanistan would become a “pariah state” if the Taliban take control by force, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said yesterday, as a top-level delegation from the insurgent group visited China...

3h ago| India

18 workers killed in India as truck rams into bus

Eighteen migrant labourers sleeping on a highway in northern India after their bus broke down died when a truck rammed into the vehicle, police said yesterday.

3h ago| India

Blinken issues veiled warning on democracy, rights in India

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken issued a veiled warning yesterday about Indian democracy backsliding in his first official visit to New Delhi. 

8h ago| News Multimedia

Public movement continues to increase despite action from law enforcement

In different districts of the country including Dhaka, Manikganj, Rajshahi, Barishal and Chattogram it is becoming increasingly harder to control the flow of people. With or without emergencies,...

3h ago| Europe

Earth’s ‘vital signs’ worsening

The global economy’s business-as-usual approach to climate change has seen Earth’s “vital signs” deteriorate to record levels, an influential group of scientists said Wednesday, warning that...

3h ago| Middle East

‘Trusting West doesn’t work’

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei yesterday said that the outgoing government’s experience of engaging with world powers including the United States shows that “trusting the West does...

3h ago| Europe

Nuke tests in French Polynesia: Macron admits ‘debt’

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that Paris owed “a debt” to French Polynesia over nuclear tests conducted in the South Pacific territory between 1966 and 1996, but stopped short of...