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The number of Royal Bengal tigers in the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest, has increased marginally, with

FF Welfare Trust turns profitable

Bangladesh Freedom Fighters' Welfare Trust (BFFWT), a government-run corporate body dedicated to the welfare of the freedom fighters,

Japan suggests reversing English naming conventions

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should be referred to, in English, as "Abe Shinzo", the decluttering guru Marie Kondo

EU court rejects historic citizen's climate case

The European Court of Justice threw out a landmark case brought by 10 families who sued the European

UN to honor 12 BD peacekeepers

Twelve fallen peacekeepers from Bangladesh will be honored by the United Nations on Friday when it will observe

Kazi Shahidullah new UGC chair

Professor Kazi Shahidullah has been appointed as the new chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC). The supernumerary

BB asks banks to obey HC order

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has sent directives to the commercial banks to take necessary measures to implement the stay

Whoever elected in India, ties to remain same

League general secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said Bangladesh would continue its existing

Khaleda won't contest in Bogura by-polls

BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia will not submit her nomination paper for the by-polls of Bogura-6 by-polls, slated

Why fire extinguishers in cars not mandatory

The High Court has issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain why directives would not be given

Singer Khalid Hossain passes away

Award-winning Nazrul Sangeet singer and researcher Khalid Hossain died at a Dhaka hospital yesterday. He was 78. The singer's

'First go to DC, then file case over land acquisition'

The Land Ministry on Tuesday issued a notice embargo on filing cases over land acquisition before seeking amends from

15 Bangladeshi survivors return home

Fifteen Bangladeshi nationals who survived a boat capsize in the Mediterranean Sea on May 11 while attempting to

PM hosts iftar for professionals

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday hosted an Iftar mahfil in honor of the leaders of various professional organizations

Gardens of future at Chelsea Flower Show

Gardens of the future are being unveiled at the Chelsea Flower Show in London, where green-fingered designers have

Theresa May offers MPs second Brexit vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Tuesday to give lawmakers a vote on whether to hold a second

Bangladeshi student wins 'Huntley Schaller Award'

Fabiha Bushra, a Bangladeshi student at Carleton University of Canada, has been awarded with the prestigious 'Huntley Schaller

'Govt plans equal rights of women to ancestral property'

The government is thinking of amending the existing statutes to ensure equal rights of men and women to

'No directive to stop visas to Pakistanis'

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said no directive was given to stop issuing visas to

ADP to prioritize transport sector

The National Economic Council (NEC) in a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair yesterday approved

All NDA allies showed support to PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah hosted top leaders from the NDA in New Delhi

High Court orders Wasa water testing

The High Court on Tuesday issued an order to test Wasa water samples from 34 locations in the

EC validates BNP's Farhana's candidacy

The Election Commi-ssion (EC) yesterday announced the nomination paper of BNP candidate Barrister Rumeen Farhana valid for the

Indonesian polls: Joko Widodo wins 2nd term

Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month's Indonesian election with 55.5% of votes against 44.5% for his challenger,

New Ukrainian president disbands parliament

Ukrainian television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as president and immediately disbanded the Ukrainian parliament. Disbanding

Statue of Unity enters World Architecture News Awards

World's tallest idol Statue of Unity has entered prestigious World Architecture News Awards 2019 in the mixed use

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