Magura, Jan 6 – A woman has given birth to a baby girl with two heads at a hospital in Magura district, doctors said on Wednesday.
A beggar in Sherpur, who set a rare example by donating his savings to the government relief fund during the coronavirus pandemic, got a new house on Sunday as a gift from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Beanibazar, Sylhet, Jan 18 – A man who had disappeared 48 years back, has finally been traced by his children through a Facebook post in Beanibazar Upazila of Sylhet.
New York, Feb 19 (AP/UNB) — A scientist who raised early alarms about climate change and popularized the term “global warming” has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87. The longtime Columbia University professor and researcher died Monday at a New…
Dhaka, Feb 18 – Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on Monday claimed that the 11th national election was held in such a credible manner that it can be put on record. “The 11th parliamentary polls were held in…
Dhaka, Nov 4 – A tumour in the head of Jinnat Ali—the tallest person of the country at 8 feet 2 inches—is getting worse and he needs immediate treatment, his doctors said yesterday.
Kushtia, Oct 18 – A Frenchwoman named Deborah Cukirman has transformed herself into a devotee of mystic legend Lalon Fakir and started living in Doulatpur Upazila of Kushtia district.
The retired Spanish teacher – dubbed Cat Grandpa – can’t quite believe his online fame Photographs of a Wisconsin retiree cat-napping with his feline friends have gone viral – melting hearts online and leaving the shelter inundated with well-wishes and…
Tabacundo, Jul 22 (AP/UNB) — The people in this small Andean town are the proud creators of the biggest floral structure ever built — a life-size replica of an indigenous pyramid made from 546,364 roses .
Singapore, June 8 (AP/UNB) — A Kim Jong Un lookalike said he was detained and questioned upon his arrival in Singapore on Friday, days before a summit between the North Korean leader and President Donald Trump.
Sylhet, Feb 26 – A young man reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a pipe at the toilet in a hotel room at Zindabazar in the city on Sunday night.
New York, Feb 12 (AP/UNB) — Cold feet can’t stop naked models from parading around New York City. Dozens of body-painted models walked through the chilly streets and posed for photos in a drizzle on Saturday as part of the…
By Holly Yan, CNN (CNN) – For decades, Elizabeth Flores begged to see her nieces and nephews. Even Skype would do. But her sister and brother-in-law, Louise and David Turpin, kept such a secret life that they wouldn’t let her…
Two parents have been arrested in California after police found they had allegedly kept their 13 children captive at their home, some “shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks”.
By International Organization for Migration Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Dec 11 (IOM) – If Morisha’s family had waited a matter of minutes before bringing her to the UN Migration Agency(IOM)’s health post in the Balukhali makeshift settlement, she would be dead. Full-term,…
Dhaka, Oct 2 – Chief Justice of Bangladesh, Surendra Kumar Sinha, went on a one-month leave of absence from Monday on health grounds, Law Minister Anisul Huq said.
Japan’s Princess Mako has formally announced her engagement to a commoner after receiving the emperor’s approval.
Chittagong, July 18 – Six health workers of Sitakunda Health Complex have been transferred to Sandwip Upazila Health Complex for their negligence of duty as nine children at Tripurapara in Sitakkunda upazila have died of ‘measles’.
Chittagong, July 12 – Nine children reportedly died of viral fever and 26 others fell ill in hilly Tripurapara of Situakunda area of the post city of Chittagong in the last four days till Wednesday.
A man has been arrested after allegedly biting off a wedding guest’s fingertip at a reception in Sydney.
London – Britain’s Prince Harry has suggested that no one in the royal family really wishes to rise to the throne. –AP/UNB
Istanbul – A Turkish prosecutor says 731 soldiers at a western base were sent to the hospital with food poisoning and 21 people from the company that provided the food have been detained. –AP/UNB
Dhaka – A Bangladeshi diplomat has been indicted for allegedly forcing a servant to work for his family in New York City without pay and assaulting him. -UNB
Park Ridge, Mar 22 (AP/UNB) — Doctors say a baby girl from Africa who’s recovering from a risky surgery at a Chicago-area hospital should be able to lead a normal life.
Old Orchard Beach, Mar 21 (AP/UNB) — Maine’s state fire marshal says a man burned down his parents’ house and killed three pets while trying to exterminate ants in his basement with matches.
A man has survived falling 20m (66ft) down a cliff in Australia, police say. The 25-year-old man was on his parents’ property in Sydney when he plunged into dense bushland late on Sunday night, sparking a complex rescue operation.
Dhaka – Two incidents of local level political leaders walking on children’s shoulders or backs posed as ‘human bridges’ have shocked the people across Bangladesh.
(CNN) Kamiyah Mobley and the woman she long believed to be her mother were “always happy, always together” in the small town of Walterboro, South Carolina, family friend Melissa Hiers recalled Saturday. “They were like best friends,” Hiers said.
Pakistan (AP/UNB) — Pakistani police say 12 Christians died after drinking contaminated homemade alcohol during the Christmas holiday.
New Delhi (BSS/AFP) – Many precious stones have a blood-soaked history, but a new book reveals the world’s most famous diamond the Koh-i- Noor surpasses them all, with a litany of horrors that rivals “Game of Thrones”. The Koh-i-Noor (“Mountain…