26 May 2021 – Odds are increasing that the annual average global temperature will rise beyond 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, in at least one of the next five years, the UN weather agency warns in a new report issued on…
CAAB likely to suspend international flights from Apr 14
Dhaka, Apr 11 : The authorities of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) on Sunday said they are planning to suspend all international flights as the government is going to impose a strict lockdown from April 14 to contain…
Contracts for Chandpur, Inani windmill projects likely soon
Contracts for two more wind power plants — one in Chandpur and another at Inani Beach, Cox’s Bazar — are likely to be awarded soon.
Educational institutions likely to reopen in March: Quader
Dhaka, Jan 6 – Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said the government may reopen the educational institutions in March, considering the situation upon consultation with experts.
Indian FS likely to visit Dhaka Tuesday to boost ties
Dhaka, Aug 17 – Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla is likely to arrive in Dhaka on a brief visit on Tuesday aiming to boost ties between the two neighbouring countries, an informed source said.
17,349 tonnes of groundnut yield likely in Rajshahi division
Rajshahi, June 28: Around 17,349 tonnes of groundnut yield is expected to be produced from 8,815 hectares of land in all eight districts under Rajshahi division during the current season.
Extreme weather ‘record’ likely in Arctic Circle: WMO
23 June 2020 – Reports that temperatures in a Russian town in the Arctic Circle likely reached a record 38C (100.4F), last weekend, have been approved by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) pending final verification, it said on Tuesday.
1.41 lakh tonnes of jute output likely in Rajshahi division
Around 1.41 lakh tonnes of jute are expected to be produced from 1.19 lakh hectares of land in all eight districts in Rajshahi division during the current season.
All-time record Aush rice output likely in Rangpur region
The farmers are expecting an all-time record output of the short duration Aush rice after exceeding its fixed farming target by 6.73 percent during this off-season in Rangpur agriculture region.
Decision on Hajj likely after June 15
State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on Friday said Saudi Arabia, the host country of Hajj, is likely to take a decision over this year’s congregation by June 15.
Virus patients with high BP twice as likely to die: study
Patients with high blood pressure(BP) admitted to hospital with coronavirus infections are twice as likely to die as those without the condition, researchers said on Friday.
6.95 lakh tonnes of Aush rice likely to be produced in Rajshahi division
Above 6.95 lakh tonnes of Aush rice is expected to be produced from 2.50 lakh hectares of land in Rajshahi division during the current season.
Cancer patients twice as likely to die from COVID-19: study
People with cancer are more than twice as likely to die from COVID-19 than those without it, a large study published Thursday found.
More Bangladeshi citizens likely to return from Malaysia
A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines is likely to be operated on May 22 to bring back home more stranded Bangladesh citizens from Malaysia.
Mild heat wave likely to continue: Met office
Dhaka, May 13 – A mild heat wave sweeping over Khulna and Barishal divisions and the regions of Dhaka, Faridpur, Madaripur, Kishoregonj, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, Pabna, Feni and Noakhal, may continue, said a met office bulletin on Wednesday.
Myanmar panel: Security forces likely committed war crimes
Naypyitaw, Myanmar, AP/UNB, Jan 21 – An independent commission established by Myanmar’s government has concluded there are reasons to believe that security forces committed war crimes in counterinsurgency operations that led more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighbouring…
Another cold wave likely from Wednesday: Met Office
The season’s last cold wave is likely to start sweeping across Bangladesh from Wednesday after rain in Rajshahi, Rangpur, Sylhet, Mymensingh and some parts of Dhaka division, the Met Office said Sunday.
Cold wave created by drizzles likely to continue till Sunday
Dhaka, Jan 03- Dhaka as well as the most of Bangladesh woke up to chilly drizzles on Friday morning creating cold waves, which is likely to sweep over the country and continue till tomorrow (Sunday).
Wind power plants at two BD beaches likely: Chinese co. bids
Dhaka, Dec 10 – Khulna’s Mongla and Cox’s Bazar’s Inani beach are going to have wind power plants each having 50 MW capacity, as a Chinese company was technically responsive as lone bidder in the tender floated by Bangladesh Power…
Decade ending 2019 likely to be hottest on record
Exceptional global heat driven by greenhouse gas emissions mean this decade will most likely go down as the warmest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) which released its provisional statement on the State of the Global Climate…
Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ likely to cross Khulna coast this evening
Bangladesh raised the storm danger signal Saturday noon as cyclone ‘Bulbul’ intensified further and may cross West Bengal-Khulna coast(near the Sundarbans) by Saturday evening.
Bangladesh GDP growth 7.2 percent likely in 2019-20: WB
Dhaka, Oct 10 – The World Bank has forecast over 7.2% Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth for the current fiscal year (FY2019-20) of Bangladesh, driven by manufacturing and domestic demands, while government’s projection for the same fiscal year in the…
Ansummane Fati likely in Spain choice after Barcelona show
Barcelona’s teenage sensation Ansummane Fati is already being considered for the Spain team, coach Robert Moreno said after the 16-year-old lit up the Camp Nou with a superb display in his side’s rampant 5-2 win over Valencia on Saturday.
Landslide feared as heavy rainfall likely in 3 BD divisions
Dhaka, Sept 10 – Due to active monsoon heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at places over Chattogram, Khulna and Barisal divisions during the next 24 hrs commencing 1 pm on Tuesday.
N Korea likely tested new ballistic missile Friday
U.S. and South Korea set to conduct ‘additional detailed analysis,’ statement says Oliver Hotham August 2nd, 2019 – North Korea is believed to have tested a “new-type” of short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) on Friday morning, South Korea’s Blue House said…
PM Hasina likely to talk Rohingya issue during China visit
Dhaka, June 22 – The Rohingya issue is likely to come up when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets the Chinese President during her official visit in July, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said on Saturday. “Myanmar has great respect for…
Hasina-Modi goodwill sharing likely on Delhi stopover June 8
Dhaka, May 27 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has planned to make a 12-hour stopover in New Delhi on June 8 on her way back home after wrapping up her tri-nation visit to Japan, Saudi Arabia and Finland. There…
Oikya Front memo to EC for reelection, Writ in HC likely
Dr Kamal may file a writ with HC challenging election Dhaka, Dec 31 – Jatiya Oikya Front will submit a memorandum to the Election Commission demanding reelection under a nonparty caretaker government cancelling Sunday’s general election.