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…
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…
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Seventeen dengue patients, including 11 in the capital, are being treated at hospitals across the country, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.
Forty-four dengue patients, including 35 in the capital, are being treated at hospitals across the country.
Forty five dengue patients, including 35 in the capital, are being treated at hospitals across the country.
Sixty people, including 47 in the capital, are being treated at hospitals across the country for dengue.
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.
One hundred and seven dengue patients, including 73 in the capital, are being treated at different hospitals across the country.
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.
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.
Sky News via Yahoo News – A British woman was among three people killed in floods in southern France, the Foreign Office has confirmed.
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, the capital city of Bangladesh, has been ranked second worst in Air Quality Index (AQI) on Tuesday morning.
Dhaka, Sept 30 – The upcoming by-election to the Rangpur-3 constituency would be held using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), EC sources said.
The first lot of 500 tonnes hilsa is being sent to India through Benapole land port on Saturday.
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…
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…
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.…
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,…