Dhaka, Feb 2 (UNB): Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said she can pass a wonderful time during the parliament session as she is apparently confined in a ‘large prison’ due to the Coronavirus pandemic. “I’m apparently confined in a…
Over 1.5 mn killed worldwide without single shot being fired
By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Nov 20 2020 (IPS) – The world’s major military powers exercise their dominance largely because of their massive weapons arsenals, including sophisticated fighter planes, drones, ballistic missiles, warships, battle tanks, heavy artillery—and nuclear weapons of…
With flood waters cows being smuggled from India
Kurigram, July 20 – Cattle markets in Kurigram border area are seeing an increased arrival of illegally imported cows and buffaloes from India. These cattle are being smuggled in through the transboundary rivers shared by the two nations taking advantage…
Tara Sutaria reveals being on a diet
Tara Sutaria made her debut last year with Punit Malhotra’s Student Of The Year 2. Soon after, she was seen with Sidharth Malhotra in Milap Zaveri’s Marjaavan.
UN Bangla font being launched Friday
Dhaka, Feb 21 – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bangladesh is going to celebrate the International Mother Language Day by launching the UN Bangla font and Bangla version of the Human Development Report 2019 on Friday.
Eight dengue patients being treated at hospitals: DGHS
A total of eight dengue patients, including seven in the capital, are being treated at hospitals across the country, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said on Monday.
Those quarantined at Dhaka’s Hajj camp will be released Saturday
Dhaka, Feb 14 – All Bangladeshis quarantined in the capital’s Ashkona Hajj Camp since February 1 will be released on Saturday afternoon after a complete assessment of their situation.
17 dengue patients being treated at hospitals: Govt
Seventeen dengue patients, including 11 in the capital, are being treated at hospitals across the country, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.
44 dengue patients being treated at hospitals
Forty-four dengue patients, including 35 in the capital, are being treated at hospitals across the country.
45 dengue patients being treated at hospitals
Forty five dengue patients, including 35 in the capital, are being treated at hospitals across the country.
60 dengue patients being treated at hospitals
Sixty people, including 47 in the capital, are being treated at hospitals across the country for dengue.
20 swimming trucks being imported to cut Dhaka air pollution
Dhaka, Dec 28 – LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Md Tazul Islam on Saturday said 20 swimming trucks will be procured to reduce the air pollution in the capital.
107 dengue patients being treated across the country
One hundred and seven dengue patients, including 73 in the capital, are being treated at different hospitals across the country.
Climate financing being undermined by rich nations, NGOs say
By Thalif Deen UN, Dec 11 2019 (IPS) – The successful battle against climate change – which has triggered a rash of natural disasters, including floods, droughts and rising sea levels— will be predicated largely on the availability of financing.
Damage caused by cyclone to Sunderbans being assessed
Dhaka, Nov 11 – Cyclone Bulbul, which made landfall in the south-western part of Bangladesh near the Sundarbans, may have caused massive damage to the world’s largest mangrove forest, feared experts.
British woman dies after being swept away in France floods
Sky News via Yahoo News – A British woman was among three people killed in floods in southern France, the Foreign Office has confirmed.
How Europe has moved away from being a journalists’ sanctuary
By Ed Holt Rising populism, anti-media rhetoric from politicians, cyber-harassment of journalists and physical attacks are among the reasons why press freedom in Europe is on the decline, according to the global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
Dhaka 2nd worst in Air Quality after being worst for 2 days
Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, has been ranked second worst in Air Quality Index (AQI) on Tuesday morning.
Electronic voting machines being used in Rangpur by-election
Dhaka, Sept 30 – The upcoming by-election to the Rangpur-3 constituency would be held using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), EC sources said.
First lot of hilsa being sent to India thru Benapole port
The first lot of 500 tonnes hilsa is being sent to India through Benapole land port on Saturday.
Meghan’s dad criticises being estranged from his daughter
Thomas Markle, Meghan Markle’s estranged father, has criticised being made a “ghost” in her life — while accusing his daughter of telling “lies” about how she financed her university education. The 75-year-old, who lives in Mexico, said in a British…
14 water development projects being implemented in Rajshahi
Public health engineering department (DPHE) has been implementing 14 water supply and sanitation improvement projects involving more than Taka 99.94 crore to provide safe drinking water to people here. Abujar Masudar Rahman, Superintending Engineer of DPHE, here told BSS that…
58 Rohingyas rescued while being trafficked to Malaysia
Chattogram, May 31 (UNB)— Bangladesh Coast Guard on Thursday rescued 58 Rohingyas, mostly women and children, from the deep sea while they were being trafficked to Malaysia. Two suspected traffickers were also detained from the South of St Martin’s Island.…
17 Rohingyas rescued while being trafficked to Malaysia
Chittagong, May 18 – The Bangladesh Coastguard rescued 17 Rohingyas from the St Martin’s Island while they were being trafficked to Malaysia on early Saturday. Five traffickers were detained from the Dakshin Beach area, said Lt Commander BNM Hamidul Islam,…