After a long journey from Japan to India, the first six cars of the Dhaka metro rail have marked their first media exhibition with a short debut trip at the depot in Uttara’s Diabari.
A teenage Sri Lankan girl has lodged a case at the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) against the use of corporal punishment.
Dhaka, Jan 26 – Former Shipping Minister Captain (retd) Nurul Huq, the first chief of naval staff of Bangladesh Navy, died at Dhaka Combined Military Hospital (CMH) on Monday night. He was 86.
VATICAN CITY (AP/UNB) — Pope Francis made a Christmas Day plea for authorities to make COVID-19 vaccines available to all, insisting that the first in line should be the most vulnerable and needy, regardless of who holds the patents for…
“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” the first movie in the popular Harry Potter series, will return to China with a 3D version on Aug. 14.The announcement by the film’s production company Warner Bros via social media came as the…
Culture Desk Bangladesh is participating in this competition for the first in Miss Earth, an international beauty pageant that has been held in 94 countries for over 20 years. This competition gives priority to the beauty of intellect and conscience…
Chinese doctors have given their patients the first sheets of prescriptions of a new, home-developed breast cancer drug, 12 days after the drug was approved for clinical use.
Russia’s Energia space corporation said Thursday it will take the first tourist on a space walk in 2023, under the terms of a new contract with a US partner.
Former England women’s captain Clare Connor is to become the first female president of Marylebone Cricket Club in its 233-year history.
Road, Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday said no one will be able to show the way to safety to those who remain ignorant of the Coronavirus epidemic.
Saudi Arabian authorities were considering cancelling the annual Hajj pilgrimage season for the first time since the establishment of the Kingdom in 1932, after the number of coronavirus infections exceeded 100,000, a senior official said.
The NASA official who managed the inaugural private crewed flight into space last month has been promoted to become the first female head of human spaceflight, the agency said Friday, as it prepares to return people to the Moon in…
The first Arab space mission to Mars, armed with probes to study the Red Planet’s atmosphere, is designed to inspire the region’s youth and pave the way for scientific breakthroughs, officials said Wednesday .
By Emmanuel Hitimana HUYE, Rwanda, May 20 2020 (IPS) – In 2011, when Rwanda committed to restoring 2 million hectares of land in a global effort to restore 150 million hectares of degraded and deforested areas by 2020 — it…
The Nepali government on Saturday confirmed the first death from the COVID-19.
Bob Dylan on Friday released a 17-minute song inspired by the assassination more than five decades ago of US President John F Kennedy – the influential singer’s first original music since 2012.
Culture Desk Shahnaz Rahmatullah emerged as a singer in Dhaka in the mid-1960s, beginning her career in radio at the age of 10. She sang many patriotic songs during the liberation war of the 1970s.
Culture Desk Elocutionist Suvodeep Chakraborty has brought the first audio album dedicated to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, that has contributions from both Bangladesh and West Bengal, India.
Brad Pitt and Laura Dern won their first acting Oscars on Sunday, and South Korean movie “Parasite” got off to what could be a historic night at the Academy Awards ceremony.
World’s first-ever floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) Akademik Lomonosov in Russia has delivered its first 10 million kWh of electric power to a network of the isolated Chauny-Bilibino hub in the Chukotka Autonomous Region of the country. The power plant…
Washington, AP/UNB, Jan 22 – A rancorous dispute over rules marked the first full day of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.
Country’s first TEDx Gulshan was held on Saturday at convention center in the city amid inspiring talks and reflective interactions of 14 esteemed speakers that featured the intriguing theme ‘Innovation Enabling Social Change’.
NASA’s Mars 2020 rover has successfully passed its first driving test, according to a release of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California on Wednesday.
Khulna Tigers won the toss and opted to bowl first against Rajshahi Royals as the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) resumed in the port city of Chattogram on Tuesday at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.
Rajshahi Royals captain Andre Russell won the toss and opted to bowl first in their first encounter of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on Thursday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.
Chattogram Challengers opted to bowl first against Sylhet Thunder in the opener of the special edition of Bangladesh Premier League, the Bangabandhu BPL, on Wednesday.
The first consignment of onion from Egypt will be flown to Bangladesh on Tuesday, the Commerce Ministry said Saturday.
A savory treat for the food-lovers Dhaka, Nov 16 – Bangladesh High Commission in Singapore in partnership with Hotel Mandarin Orchard has organised the first-ever Bangladesh Food Festival in Singapore as part of Mission’s efforts to promote Bangladesh abroad through…
Afghanistan star Rashid Khan became the first player selected in The Hundred draft, but West Indies legend Chris Gayle wasn’t selected for next year’s tournament.
The first lot of 500 tonnes hilsa is being sent to India through Benapole land port on Saturday.