Dhaka, Apr 20 (UNB) – US-Bangla Airlines is going to start a weekly special flight on Dhaka-Guangzhou route from Saturday. Civil Aviation Authority has permitted the airline to run this flight maintaining special health protocols.
Voice for genocide’s global recognition rings throughout Bangladesh
Dhaka, Mar 26 : More than 1,500 anti-war crimes campaigners in Bangladesh took to the streets to press home their demand for getting the recognition of March 25 as the international genocide day by the United Nations.
KOICA provides online training on eye disease prevention in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Mar 25 : Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Inje University Busan Paik Hospital concluded a month-long online capacity building training programme on Thursday.
Bangladesh eyes stronger relations with external world
Dhaka, Mar 11: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said Bangladesh will have stronger relations with the external world through celebrating the 50 years of Independence amid presence of global leaders – both in person and virtually. The…
MoFA releases video marking Bangabandhu’s historic March 7 Speech
Dhaka, Mar 6 (UNB) : Public Diplomacy wing of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday released a video on historic 7th March Speech of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Bangabandhu delivered the historic 7th March Speech…
Queen’s birthday in the corona year
M Zahidul Haque BRITAIN’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her birthday twice a year—one on her actual date of birth, that is, April 21 and the other on her official birthday usually on the second Saturday in June, which this year…
Editor Mahbubul Alam won’t be forgotten
Tribute by Sir Frank Peters Saturday, June 6, 2020, is indeed a special day of remembrance. It marks the sixth death anniversary of Mahbubul Alam, that wonderful human being and newspaper doyen who once walked proudly among us sprinkling his…
‘Little Chef’ charms Myanmar with lockdown cooking classes
From boiled catfish soup to spicy fried frog, an eight-year-old in pyjamas and a chef’s hat is delighting Myanmar with her culinary prowess in a nation still being told to stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Army’s vegetable procurement reduces farmers’ woes
When vegetables growers of Kushtia were passing days in great worries about marketing of the produces, the army came forward to give them relief to some extent by buying vegetable directly from the field.
Dogs to be trained to detect coronavirus
Specialist sniffer dogs are to be tested to see if they can detect coronavirus. The charity Medical Detection Dogs has already trained dogs to spot the scent of malaria, cancer and Parkinson’s.
An orangutan extends helping hand to man
An incredible photo has captured the moment an orangutan reached out to help a conservationist who appeared to be stuck in a river.
Woman branded ‘witch for 31 fingers ,19 toes
A woman boasting a record breaking 31 fingers and toes has been branded a ‘witch’ by her superstitious neighbours. Kumari Nayak, 63, is set to enter the Guinness World Records for having the most digits in the world – 19…
Old woman found at Chapainawabganj reunites with family
Rahela Begum is the wife of late Nabi Mondol of Navaran Union in Jhikargacha upazila of Jashore.
World’s first car that can fly
It has been over century in the making, but the world’s first ‘fly and drive car’ is set to make its US debut Tuesday night in Miami, Florida.
Strategic thoughts of Henry Kissinger broker of China ties
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger made prudent remarks recently when he said the United States is no longer a uni-power and that it must recognize the reality of China as an equal rival.
Abdus Sattar Dulal In Bangladesh persons with different types of disability run wheelchairs crickets that not just sports of disabled persons.
Rickshaw puller returns Tk 20 lakh to owner in Bogura
A rickshaw puller set an example of honesty by returning Tk 20 lakh to its owner after finding it in Satmatha area of the town on Friday.
‘I Am Dying, I Can’t Breathe, Ma’
Pham Thi Tra May, 26 years, from Nghen Town, Ha Tinh, Vietnam. Tra May was one of 39 people being smuggled into Britain in a refrigerated lorry by criminal gangs who thrive on migrants seeking better lives in places away…
Rare baby panda twins born at Belgian zoo
A Belgian zoo announced yesterday the “extremely rare” birth of twin baby giant pandas, three years after the arrival of a young male, which was a first for Belgium at the time. The Pairi Daiza zoo said the safe delivery…
Climate change could wipe out California’s Joshua trees by end of century
Joshua trees, an iconic species of the arid southwestern United States, may totally disappear by the end of the century because of climate change, according to a new study. A team from the University of California at Riverside used data…
Baby box opens lid on South Africa’s adoption crisis
When the alarm sounds at an orphanage in the Berea district of Johannesburg, all eyes turn to a video surveillance screen in the living room. The screen is linked to a camera inside a metal box, built into the perimeter…
9-year-old boy has built over 30 mobile games
Seated in a stylish living room of a home in a suburb of Nigeria’s commercial center, Lagos, Basil Okpara Jr. is tapping away on his laptop keyboard. The 9-year-old is building a hide and seek game, using a free programming…
Mass bee deaths sting Russian beekeepers
Anatoly Rubtsov looked despondently at the beehives lining his property. “The farm used to be loud, it sang,” he said. Today just a faint buzz is audible but an overpowering rotting stench hung in the air after his bees were…
Bangladeshi computer genius’s game on Google Play
Another feather has been added to the crown of Wasik Farhan Roopkotha, a teenage Bangladeshi computer sensation, as an arcade game developed by him was released recently from Google Play Store. “The tech giant Google has recently approved the game…
Cuban centenarians, aim for 120
Looking into a mirror, Delia Barrios applies blush and lipstick — she wants to look her best for her 102nd birthday celebration, when she will be surrounded by loved ones. Barrios is one of more than 2,000 people in impoverished…
Roman-era shipwreck off Cyprus discovered
Researchers in Cyprus have discovered a Roman-era shipwreck off a popular beach resort, thought to be the first well-preserved discovery of its kind around the east Mediterranean island. The wreck and its cargo were discovered by divers off the eastern…
Gold Fair starts in Barishal
Barishal Correspondent A two day-long fair organised by National Board of Revenue for legalizing undisclosed gold and precious materials, starts at Hotel Grand Park of the city on Monday. Serniabad Sadik Abdullah, Barishal City Corporation Mayor, flying pigeons and festoons…
Where bear greet you!
The magic of animal diversity will thrill you there! There are so many mysteries hide around us. Are you still in doubt about the headline above here? Then you can make plan for a quick visit at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib…
Transboundary climate adaptation with river basin orgs
Submitted by Christina Leb On Wed, 01/30/2019; co-authors: Sonja Köppel Water, climate, and finance know no borders. This brings both challenges and opportunities. When it comes to freshwater, a majority of the world’s surface water flows in transboundary basins, spanning…
Compatriots forced Bd women domestic help into illicit work
Bahrain, Feb 01 – Two pimps who locked a woman in apartments for three months and forced her to have sex with multiple men have been jailed for 10 years each. The Bangladeshi men, aged 29 and 44, were convicted…