Monday, September 21, 2015

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As Britain took stock of the stunning results of a snap election that wiped out the parliamentary majority of

Brexit and security loom large at EU summit in Brussels

EU leaders are heading to a Brussels summit amid heightened security after Tuesday's foiled bomb attack at the Belgian

EU's Tusk says Brexit can be reversed

EU president Donald Tusk on Thursday said Brexit could be reversed as leaders gathered for a Brussels summit amid

Mexican president denies hacking claims

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has strongly denied his government spied on prominent journalists and activists by hacking their

Cladding fears spread after London fire disaster

Around 600 tower blocks in England have similar cladding to the burnt-out Grenfell Tower, Downing Street said Thursday, while

Two Bali jail fugitives captured in East Timor

East Timor police have recaptured two foreigners who escaped from Bali's Kerobokan Prison by using a tunnel. Indian Sayed

US man 'gave Chinese agent secrets'

A former US diplomatic officer has been arrested and charged with giving top-secret documents to a Chinese agent. According

Macron faces pushback on Chinese investments

A push by French President Emmanuel Macron to hand Brussels more powers to control Chinese investments in Europe's key

EU seeks unity on post Trump trade dangers

EU leaders tackle the thorny topic of globalization at a summit on Friday with deep divisions between proponents of

Holy Jumatul Wida observed in Rangpur

The Muslims observed the Holy Jumatul Wida, the last Juma prayers in the holy month of Ramadan, on Friday

Sesame farming bright in Rajshahi region

Prospects of large-scale sesame farming on the fallow lands in the vast barind tract is very bright and that

Popularizing zinc-enriched rice cultivation emphasized

Agriculture experts have stressed on popularizing cultivation and consumption of zinc-enriched BRRI dhan72 rice to increase disease resistant capacity,

RMP seeks journalists' co-op to combat crimes

Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) has been seeking cooperation from journalists to combat the existing crimes including drugs abusing as

Thunderbolts kill 2 persons in Jessore

Two persons and nine goats were killed in separate incidents of thunderbolt in Monirampur upazila of the district on

Police recover youth's body in Sarishabari

Police recovered a decomposed body   from Bilbalia canal of Mohdan union in Sarishabari upazila on Friday morning, who went

Father, son electrocuted in Khulna

A man and his son died from electrocution at Ajgora in Terokhada upazila on Thursday afternoon. The deceased were

Int'l Public Service Day celebrated in Gaibandha

International Public Service Day-2017 was celebrated in the district on Friday in a befitting manner with a call to

Eid fever grips areas in Rangpur region

As a result of improvement in economic conditions after driving away 'monga', the common people are preparing to celebrate

Special service begins for river passengers

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) has been started 15-day long special steamer services from Dhaka-end June 22 on

BRUR will bring ten robots from US: VC

Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur will bring ten robots from the United States to monitor the activities of academic building

Aquifer recharge being promoted in Barind

Managed aquifer recharge is being promoted in the high barind area to halt the gradually declining ground water level. 

Call to make people aware of e-services

Speakers at an orientation workshop urged the digital centre entrepreneurs to make the public in general aware and encourage

BGB recover 540 bottles of phensidyl

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered 540 bottles of contraband Indian phensidyl from the bank of the river

Two robbers held with arms in Kushtia

Police detained two robbers along with a homemade shooter gun in Chandagara field area of Kushtia-Rajbari highway in front

Coordination meeting on UPGP held in Kishoreganj

A quarterly coordination meeting of Union Parishad Governance Project (UPGP) of under Local Government Division was held on Wednesday

Cenovus to replace CEO

Cenovus Energy Inc said on Tuesday it would replace Chief Executive Brian Ferguson, who championed an unpopular purchase of

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