Paturia ferry terminal saw a mad rush of homebound people ahead of Eid despite a decision of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) to suspend day time ferry services.
A rough situation was created between teachers and Chhatra League activists in front of the residence of the vice-chancellor of Rajshahi University on Tuesday centring on a syndicate meeting of the university and some teachers have been ‘assaulted’.
World leaders must act now and put the planet on a green path because “we are on the verge of the abyss”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday.
Pfizer and Moderna apparently ruled out any prospect of sharing their mRNA technology-based vaccines with the vaccine firms in developing countries on grounds that they are far too complex and require more than 100 raw materials.
The Bangamata Hall Debating Society (BHDS) of Rajshahi University is hosting a Baroari debate competition under the label “1st BHDS National Baroari Debate Competition 2021”.
Around 27.3 million people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have said.
Dhaka dwellers crowded kitchen markets for panic buying after the government announced a countrywide ‘lockdown’ for seven days from April 5-11 to tackle the second wave of COVID-19.
The Rohingyas, now living in Bhasan Char, on Saturday interacted with the foreign diplomats and expressed their willingness to return to their homeland in Myanmar.
UNICEF has expressed its deepest sympathy to the Rohingyas affected by Monday’s fire in the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar.
Dhaka, Dec 13 – Bangladesh will raise all the big issues, including water and border ones, during the virtual meeting between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to be held on December 17, said Foreign Minister…
Amari Dhaka has launched a new luxury milestone with the creation of a unique wedding package, a new package where guests are treated to a relaxing wedding planning experience.
Dhaka, Sept 23 – Hospitals are supposed to be places where patients are to be treated in a comfortable atmosphere, but in Bangladesh patients get even sicker when they step into a hospital due to filthy, unhealthy and chaotic environment.
Dhaka, September 02- Students of public and private universities will be provided with Internet bandwidth of state-owned mobile operator Teletalk at a nominal price to help continue their online education activities.
New Delhi, AP/UNB, July 26 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to join a groundbreaking ceremony of bhoomi pujan for the Ram temple on a disputed site in northern India next month, reports AP.The 16th century mosque was…
Dhaka, July 25 – Monitoring teams formed by the Ministry of Commerce will work from the Eid day to ensure the collection of rawhides of sacrificial animals across the country.
Istanbul, AP/UNB, July 25 – Thousands of Muslims attended the Friday prayer at Istanbul’s landmark Hagia Sophia after 86 years.
Dhaka, Jul 22 – A cargo ship sunk in Meghna River at Harina in Chandpur Sadar Upazila on Tuesday evening, due to heavy current. However, the Coast Guard rescued all the 14 crew members of the ship.
Dhaka, July 21 – Expressing dissatisfaction at delay in implementation of development projects, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday asked different departments concerned to strengthen coordination among them to avert delay in project activities.
Chittagong, July 15 – A fire broke out at a shed of Chattogram Port on Wednesday afternoon. According to fire service sources, the fire broke out at Shed No 3 of Jetty No 2 of the port around 4:15 pm.
Dhaka, July 12 – Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said people have got astonished at the fraudulence by two hospitals in coronavirus sample testing.
U.S. President Donald Trump wore a face mask in public for the first time Saturday during his visit with American service members at a military hospital outside Washington.
Mostafa Kamal Majumder Political violence in Bangladesh is an old phenomenon. I came face to face with a very destructive such violence on 23 May 1980 when a public meeting of Khondaker Mushtaq Ahmad came under a bomb attack in…
Coronavirus cases have been reported at slaughterhouses in Austria, after outbreaks at meat-processing plants in Germany. The German interior minister is advocating for free COVID-19 testing.
Dhaka, June 28 – PowerPac Economic Zone Private Limited signed a Land Lease Agreement (LLA) with Bashundhara Industrial Complex Limited (BICL) to provide 30 acres of land for a bag manufacturing plant at Mongla economic zone.
A man who was undergoing treatment at the isolation ward of Khulna Medical College Hospital, died on Saturday morning.
Dhaka, May 18 – With the intensification of an area of low pressure into a severe cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, partners and volunteers in the Rohingya camps have hoisted the “First Flag” of warning.
Hyderabad, AP, India – A gas leak at a chemical factory owned by a South Korean company in southern India early Thursday left at least 11 people dead and about 1,000 struggling to breathe.
Bangkok, AP/UNB, May 07 – China declared the whole country now at low virus risk Thursday as its new cases fall to near zero and no new deaths have been reported from COVID-19 in more than three weeks.
Dhaka, May 07 – The reopening of markets ahead of Eid will surely help the stalled wheel of economy move again, but health experts warned that it will lead to a stark rise in coronavirus cases, putting a serious strain…
Geneva, (Kanaga Raja) – The proposals for a WTO agreement on e-commerce, which are currently on hold, would further exacerbate inequality and division at a time when the world needs to work as one, according to a new report.