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Asian shares and US stock futures fell on Friday as record-breaking new coronavirus cases in several US states stoked

India, China agree on disengagement of troops from Ladakh

India and China on Friday held a fresh round of diplomatic talks on the border row in eastern Ladakh

Hagia Sophia can be used as mosque again: Turkey court

A Turkish court opened the way Friday for Hagia Sophia to be restored as a mosque, threatening to set

Global aid to education likely to fall: UNESCO

Global aid is likely to decline by up to US$2 billion from 2018 to 2022 as a result of

Teesta crosses danger mark as major rivers rising in B'putra basin

The Teesta crossed the dangerĀ  mark at Dalia point in Nilphamari district on Friday evening as major rivers started

Pak airline banned from US over pilot certifications

The US Department of Transportation said it had revoked permission for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to conduct charter flights

Australia approves remdesivir as virus treatment

Australia approved the anti-viral drug remdesivir for treatment of Covid-19 on Friday (July 10) following a similar decision from

Sahara to be buried at Banani graveyard today

Awami League Presidium Member and former home minister Advocate Sahara Khatun, MP, will be buried beside her parents' graves

Tapentadol declared as narcotic substances

The government has declared Tapentadol as narcotic substances and ordered a halt to the production of painkiller pharma drug

Pandemic clouds future of migrant workers

Md Rezaul Islam, a 30-year-old native of Singair in Manikganj, went to Saudi Arabia in 2008 for work by

Malaysia cops grill five Al Jazeera journos

Malaysian police Friday questioned five Australian journalists from Al Jazeera over a documentary about the plight of migrants which

27 cattle markets to be set up in city

A total of 27 cattle markets, including two permanent, are expected to be set up by the two Dhaka

'113 lose lives in railway accidents in 6 months'

Although the train services remained suspended for over two months as part of lockdown enforced due to Covid-19 pandemic,

Half a billion people may face poverty: Oxfam

The fallout from the coronavirus spread that has killed more than 83,000 people and wreaked havoc on economies

16 Nigerians arrested over 'fraud' on social media

Police have arrested 16 Nigerians in Dhaka on charges of duping a man by promising him gifts on social

Support countries vulnerable to pandemic

Bangladesh has called upon development partners, multilateral donors and private sector to come forward to support national efforts for

'We need to be willing to take the bull by the horn'

Saima Wazed Hossain has said ensuring that women are protected during this global crisis needs a solution which is

'Leprosy can transmit within households to a lesser extent'

A Contact Cohorts Analysis (COCOA) study, conducted in four districts of northeastern Bangladesh, found that leprosy can transmit from

14 medical contractors blacklisted

The Directorate General of Health Services, under fire over a series of scams, has blacklisted 14 contractors for their

People's death without preventive measures unacceptable: Fakhrul

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has alleged the government is pushing people towards death by not taking

BB governor's age limit now 67

'Bangladesh Bank (Amendment) Bill, 2020' on Thursday was passed in the Jatiya Sangsad aiming to raise the age limit

Mustafa Jabbar for digital form of education

Laying emphasis on the need for digital transformation of education from primary school to higher education, Telecommunications and Information

Bidyanondo Foundation receives Thai donation

Ambassador of Thailand to Bangladesh Arunrung Phothong Humphreys on Thursday handed over basic food items worth around Tk 100,000

Mothers can transmit virus to newborns

There is "strong evidence" that COVID-19- positive mothers can pass the virus on to their unborn infants, scientists said

No decision on automatic promotion for students

The government has dismissed reports in the media indicating that students would be promoted to the next class without

'Embankment projects in all risky areas in phases'

Deputy Minister for Water Resources Enamul Haque Shamim said on Wednesday that permanent embankment projects are being taken up

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