Dhaka, Mar 22 : After an interview that literally rocked the cricketing fraternity of the country, Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan is set to get back home from the USA tonight (Bangladesh Time), an official at Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB)…
China calls US remark on its role over Rohingya not proper
The Chinese Embassy in Dhaka has reacted to US’ claim that China has done very little to resolve the Rohingya issue terming it “inappropriate and not constructive at all”.
US city warned as brain-eating microbe found in water supply
A deadly brain-eating microbe was found in the public water supply of Lake Jackson in Texas.
KSA asks US for fair, permanent solution for Palestinians
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman told US President Donald Trump that the kingdom is eager to achieve a fair and permanent solution to the Palestinian issue, which he said was the main starting point of the kingdom’s proposed Arab Peace Initiative.
TikTok pulls 380,000 videos in US for hate content
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – TikTok on Thursday said it has removed more than 380,000 videos in the US this year as part of a part of a mission to “eliminate hate” on the platform.
242 stranded Bangladeshis to arrive home from USA early Sunday
A special flight carrying 242 Bangladesh citizens stranded in the United States amid coronavirus pandemic is scheduled to arrive here early Sunday. The flight departed for Bangladesh from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) Friday night.
Bangladesh seeks 2-year duty-free RMG market access to US
Bangladesh has sought a two-year duty-free access for its readymade garment products to the US market as the coronavirus pandemic put the major export-earning sector in trouble amid cancellations of global orders.
US provides medical logistics to Fire Service
The United States on Monday provided essential medical logistics to Fire Service and Civil Defense (FSCD) as part of US assistance to Bangladesh’s COVID-19 response efforts.
Coronavirus most destructive in 100 years, DU Alumni of USA
New York, May 3 – The Dhaka University Alumni Association of USA Inc. (DUAA) at a virtual conference on Saturday, May 2, discussed the coronavirus situation faced by its members in North America (USA and Canada), prayed for those members…
US joins BD to highlight importance of free expression
The United States has joined countries around the world, including Bangladesh, to reaffirm the universal right of free expression and the essential role press freedom plays in protecting democracy and keeping citizens informed and safe.
USA plans to begin pre-Olympic meets in November
USA Swimming announced tentative dates on Monday for six meets leading to next year’s Olympic trials, with hopes of resuming some regional events as soon as August.
Shakib unites with family after completing self-isolation in USA
Dhaka – Bangladesh’s world-famed all rounder Shakib Al Hasan joined his family on Friday (April 3) in sound health after spending 14 days in isolation in a hotel since arriving in the United States of America (USA). Shakib, who is…
Shakib Al Hasan in self-isolation in USA
Dhaka—Bangladeshi superstar cricketer Shakib Al Hasan, currently serving a two-year ban (with one year suspended) from cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC), has gone into self-isolation in a hotel upon arriving in the United States of America on Saturday…
Shakib Al Hasan in self-isolation in USA
Bangladeshi superstar cricketer Shakib Al Hasan, currently serving a two-year ban (with one year suspended) from cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC), has gone into self-isolation in a hotel upon arriving in the United States of America on Saturday…
US starts troop pullout, seeks end to Afghan leaders’ feud
The United States began withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Tuesday, taking a step forward on its peace deal with the Taliban while also praising Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s promise to start releasing Taliban prisoners after he had…
‘Quality, compliance factors boosts Bangladesh exports to US’
DHAKA, March 7, 2020 (BSS) – The top US trade official for South and Central Asia has said Bangladeshi readymade garments (RMG) in the United States expanded their market in recent years, attributing the development to improved product quality and…
US for greater collaboration among RMG stakeholders in BD
The United States has urged Bangladesh to increase collaboration with private and civil sector stakeholders in its readymade garment industry.
India says US politicizing religious riots in which 30 died
India accused a U.S. government commission of politicizing communal violence in New Delhi that killed at least 30 people and injured more than 200 as President Donald Trump was visiting the country.
Shirin Akter Shela to be felicitated in USA
Culture Desk Shirin Akter Shela opened a new pathway for Bangladeshi female models by participating in the globally recognized beauty pageant Miss Universe contest in December last year. Miss Universe Bangladesh was officially launched for the first time in 2019.…
What’s at stake in the Democratic primaries
Sheri Berman sets out the reasoning of the contending camps behind the US Democratic presidential contenders—and their European resonances.
New sanctions on Iran after base strike
President Donald Trump says the U.S. will immediately impose new sanctions on Iran in response to its missile attacks on military bases in Iraq that house American troops.
Oil price jumps on fear of Iranian retaliation against US
The price of oil surged Friday as global investors were gripped with uncertainty over the potential repercussions after the United States killed Iran’s top general.
San Francisco opens first parking area for homeless vehicle dwellers
San Francisco has opened its first safe parking area for people who are living in vehicles, with an aim to remove homeless people from the streets amid a rising homelessness crisis in the western coastal U.S. city.
Sanctions on top Myanmar army men by US
The United States has taken fresh action against 18 individuals, including the Myanmar Army chief, for their roles in atrocities and other abuses.
‘US excited to partner with BD to tackle air pollution’
The United States has said they are excited to partner with Bangladesh in tackling air pollution sharing their experience and expertise.
US highlights need for “credible, contested” municipal polls
US acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice G Wells has stressed the importance of “credible and contested” municipal elections in Bangladesh.
Ex Dhaka Mayor Khoka’s body to arrive from US Thursday
The body of BNP leader and former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation Sadeque Hossain Khoka is expected to arrive here from the USA on Thursday morning.
US tells UN it is pulling out of Paris climate deal
The United States has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement.
BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka dies in USA
Sadeque Hossain Khoka , former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation and BNP vice-chairman, died on Monday in the USA.
US to work with Bangladesh to combat human trafficking
The United States has reiterated its commitment to working with Bangladesh to implement its National Plan of Action (NPA) to combat human trafficking.