4h ago| China

76% of Chinese population received complete doses of Covid vaccine, Beijing says

China has given complete doses of COVID-19 vaccines to about 75.6 percent of its population as of Oct. 23, National Health Commission spokesperson Mi Feng said on Sunday.

8h ago| Asia

US envoy urges North Korea to end 'provocations', accept offer of talks

North Korea's recent ballistic missile tests were “concerning and counterproductive” for efforts to reduce tensions, and Pyongyang should instead engage in talks, the US envoy for North Korea...

19h ago| South Asia

IS says its fighters attacked Kabul power lines

The Islamic State militant group’s Afghan branch said it was behind an explosion that brought down electricity lines and plunged Kabul into darkness.

4h ago| Agriculture

Change food habit, reduce rice consumption: Agriculture Minister

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque today urged people of the country to change their food habit gradually and eat other nutritious food and fruits -- reducing rice consumption.

4h ago| Crime & Justice

Pori Moni’s remand: 2 judges get 1 more week to submit ‘proper explanation’

The High Court today gave a one-week time to two lower court judges, who placed actress Pori Moni on remand for the second and third time in a narcotics case, for submitting “proper explanation” to...

5h ago| Crime & Justice

Robbery at motorcycle showroom: 6 arrested from Dhaka

Rab arrested six people in connection with the robbery at a motorcycle showroom in Dhaka’s Shyamoli area on October 12.

22h ago| Star Multimedia

Why is Dhaka-Ctg expressway cancelled?

After spending Tk 100 crore, the Dhaka-Chattogram Expressway project has been cancelled. On the other hand, a 225km long railway line will be built spending Tk 93,000 crore, which will allow one to...

10h ago| World

Gang shootout in northern Mexico leaves four dead

A car chase and shootout between gang members and law enforcement near Mexico's northern border left three members of the powerful Gulf Cartel dead along with one bystander, officials said on...

18h ago| Europe

Erdogan says he ordered to declare 10 Western countries' envoys unwanted

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he had ordered the foreign ministry to declare 10 ambassadors from Western countries 'persona non grata' for calling for the release of...

19h ago| World

UN warns of ‘mass atrocity’

The UN said Friday it feared an even greater human rights catastrophe in Myanmar amid reports of thousands of troops massing in the north of the Southeast Asian country, which has been in chaos...