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 As India and China prepare for the 9th round of military dialogue to restore status quo ante in East

Be more ambitious on climate issues

  Bangladesh has called upon countries to be more ambitious on mitigation, adaptation, climate finance and the issue of

Biden shortlist shows focus on environmental justice

 The shortlist for head of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) signals a focus by the incoming

Foreign Ministry inaugurates Bangabandhu lecture series

 Foreign Ministry on Tuesday started 'Bangabandhu Lecture Series' with former Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith as first lecturer

19 varsities to follow cluster system in admission tests: UGC

 Admission tests in 19 general and science and technology universities for the academic year 2020-2021 will be held under

'Time-befitting changes in curriculum soon'

 Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Tuesday said that the government will bring time-befitting changes in the curriculum in

Diego Maradona's long shadow

 It was nothing more, really, than a ruffle of the hair and a kiss on the cheek. There was

US CDC chief: Close restaurants, open schools

 A US public health expert has suggested that reopening of schools in Bangladesh could be considered during Covid-19 'as

Iranian MPs seek stronger nuclear stance

 A bill requiring Iran's government to step up uranium enrichment closer to the level needed for a nuclear weapon,

ECNEC approves Tk 693cr for 3rd submarine cable

 The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved a Taka 693.16 crore project to install

PSTU students protest ongoing recruitment

 The students of Patuakhali Science and Technology University (PSTU) demonstrated against the ongoing recruitment process at the university on

Life term means 30 yrs in jail: SC

 The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday said the tenure of life imprisonment will be 30

Three JMB men held in Rajshahi

 Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested three alleged members of the outlawed Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from a

SC upholds freeze on compensation

 The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has stayed a High Court order on Titas Gas to compensate the

First Rohingya move to Bhasan Char 'in 10 days'

 The government has finalized plans to take the first batch of Rohingya refugees from the camps in Cox's Bazar

'COVID-19 pandemic will be over in 2021'

 The pandemic of the novel coronavirus infection will end in 2021, Rinat Maksyutov, director general of Russia's Vector State

Nomani president, Mashiur secretary of DRU

 Moorsalin Nomani and Moshiur Rahman Khan were elected president and general secretary of the Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) in

Migratory birds start flocking to IU lake with fall of mercury

 As the mercury has started falling fast, sightings at the Islamic University Lake in Kushtia have become greatly enjoyable

India irked as China to dam Brahmaputra

 China is moving ahead with plans to build a huge hydropower project on the Yarlung Zangbo River, the upper

Christmas will not be cancelled: Bethlehem

 Just 12 months ago, the Palestinian town was celebrating its busiest festive season for two decades, amid a sustained

Afghan forces kill Taliban mastermind of base attack

 Afghan forces have killed the Taliban mastermind of a suicide car bomb attack that left at least 30 security

Pope cancels pre-Christmas ceremony

 Pope Francis has cancelled a ceremony that traditionally begins Rome's Christmas season on Dec 8 at the Spanish Steps

'Top nuclear scientist killed by weapon made in Israel'

 Iran's English-language Press TV said on Monday that the weapon used in the killing of a prominent Iranian nuclear

Fauci warns of post-Thanksgiving US Covid surge

 The US could see "surge upon surge" of coronavirus cases as people return home from the Thanksgiving holiday, a

'Coronavirus may enter brain through nose'

 The novel coronavirus may enter the brain of people through the nose, according to a study published on Monday

Nepal's ties with India warming up

 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's government is keen to move forward on its relationship with India and could take

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