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 A cyclone, classified as "extremely severe", has made landfall in India's western state of Gujarat with wind speeds of

Bangladesh's per capita income reaches $ 2,227

 The country's per capita income has increased to US$ 2,227 (Tk 188,873) from US$ 2,064.Per capita income

Daily deaths, new cases slightly up

 The numbers of deaths and new cases due to Covid-19 have slightly increased in Bangladesh as the country reported

Andrea Meza crowned Miss Universe 2021

 The 2021 Miss Universe pageant is finally underway and the world finally has the new Miss Universe for the

G7 urged to donate 'emergency' supplies

 The head of UNICEF on Monday asked G7 countries to donate supplies to the COVAX vaccine-sharing scheme as an

IED found in front of police box in Narayanganj

 A remote-controlled bomb was recovered from an abandoned shopping bag lying in front of a traffic police box on

Israel continues deadly strikes in Gaza

 Israel launched dozens of air strikes in Gaza and the Hamas militant group kept up its rocket attacks on

Gaza conflict: India calls for immediate de-escalation

 India called for an immediate de-escalation of the situation between Israel and Palestine at the first public United Nations

Delhi's daily Covid cases fall below 5,000

 Delhi has logged less than 5,000 daily coronavirus cases for the first time since April 5, in what appears

Editors Guild demands release of Rozina Islam

 Editors Guild Banglad-esh has demanded the immediate release of Prothom Alo's senior reporter Rozina Islam.Mozammel Haque Babu,

'Pak blasphemy laws, attacks on minorities hampering religious freedom'

 Religious expressions in Pakistan are decreasing according to The 2020 report International Religious Freedom released by the United States.

Female journalist confined inside Secretariat for 5 hours

 Rozina Islam, senior correspondent of the Bengali newspaper Prothom Alo, was handed over to Shahbagh police by the Health

Microsoft says it probed Gates' involvement with employee

 Microsoft conducted a probe into co-founder Bill Gates' involvement with an employee almost 20 years ago after it was

Fight between Israel and Hamas rages on

 International pressure to bring an end to the raging conflict between Israel and Hamas militants mounted on Sunday, even

BD calls upon UNSC to address Palestine issue

 Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen said that Bangladesh believes in a comprehensive and durable solution to the

UN chief 'deeply disturbed' by Israel strike on Gaza

 UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was 'dismayed' by civilian casualties in Gaza and "deeply disturbed" by Israel's strike on a

Banking transaction hours to remain unchanged until May 23

 Banks will continue their operation hours from 10am to 2pm for normal transactions as the government extended the ongoing

Abu Dhabi to end quarantine for all international visitors starting from July 1

 Abu Dhabi will end quarantine for all international arrivals starting from July 1, according to a government official. "It

Myanmar anti-coup fighters retreat as US makes appeal

 Fighters of a local militia opposed to Myanmar's junta have pulled back from the northwestern town of Mindat after

Saudi condemns 'violations' of Palestinian rights

 Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Sunday condemned Israel's "flagrant violations" of Palestinian rights and called on the international community

'Sheikh Hasina's homecoming is a milestone for democracy'

 President Md Abdul Hamid on Sunday said the homecoming of Awami League President Sheikh Hasina is a milestone of

Another India returnee dies in Jashore quarantine

 Another Bangladeshi who returned from India died in institutional quarantine in Jashore on Sunday afternoon.Bimal Chandra Dey,

'Sheikh Hasina emerges as a time-winning statesman'

 Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday said Bangabandhu's daughter Prime Minister

Hasan Mahmud denounces Israeli atrocities on Palestinians

 Strongly denouncing the Israeli attacks on the Palestinians, Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Sunday questioned whether

China detains 95, punishes 2,500 firms in latest environment probe

 China has punished more than 2,500 firms and detained 95 people after a state inspection campaign across eight provinces

Singapore to shut schools as Covid cases rise

 Singapore will shut most schools from Wednesday after the city-state reported the highest number of local COVID-19 infections in

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