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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Pakistan last night on what has been described as the most

Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56

Tens of thousands of rescuers worked into the night Monday to find survivors of a powerful typhoon in Japan

Entrepreneurs urged to invest in PowerPac EZ

Entrepreneurs have been urged to invest in PowerPac Economic Zone in Mongla to avail themselves of its strategic geographical

'Polluters to pay for waste disposal'

The Cabinet on Monday endorsed the Radioactive Waste and Used Nuclear Energy Management National Policy with a provision that

Stock market fall dampens investor mood

Bangladesh stock markets have been going through a lot of setbacks in the past few weeks, putting a

'Tk 9 trillion siphoned off'

Workers Party president Rashed Khan Menon on Monday said some Tk 9 lakh crores (9 trillion) has been

No security duty by licensed arms holders

The government on Monday ordered licensed firearm holders not to show their firearms publicly warning that those who

'PLFSL directors mishandling depositors' money'

People who deposited money in People's Leasing and Financial Services Limited (PLFSL) have complained that the directors of PLFSL

'Rural women powerful force in global progress'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said rural women are a "powerful force" that can drive global progress."Let us

AL announces council dates for several associate bodies

The ruling Awami League (AL) has announced the dates of councils of the party's several associate bodies.National councils

2 Neo-JMB 'militants' remanded

A Dhaka court on Monday placed two militants of Neo Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on five-day remand each

Queen Elizabeth sets out Brexit priority

Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31

BNP's torch procession

BNP brought out a torch procession in the city's Nayapaltan area on Monday evening demanding the release of

HC stays arrest warrant against Dr Yunus

The High Court (HC) on Monday stayed until October 25 a lower court order that had issued a

ACC Chairman should resign if he fails his duty: Taposh

Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh MP said on Monday the Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) should resign if he

BD becomes role model in disaster management: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said Bangladesh is now a role model in disaster management along with

Attempt to split China will be crushed: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned on Sunday that any attempt to divide China will be crushed, as Beijing faces

Iran welcomes peace gesture by Pakistan

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran during his one-day official

Shibir, JCD behind BUET protest: Hasan

Information Minister Hasan Mahmud has claimed that Islami Chhatra Shibir and Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal are active in the agitation

'Made in China policy' killing jobs in India: Rahul

Attacking the BJP government in India over "massive unemployment", Indian Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the

'Pay Tk 1m to Rajib's family'

The top court has ordered Swajan Paribahan to pay Tk 1 million in compensation to the family of

Salim Prodhan remanded for 5 days

Police have been given five days to grill Salim Prodhan, suspected of running an online casino, and two

BUET murder suspects Shamim, Moaz remanded

Police are questioning BUET students Shamim Billah and Moaz Abu Horaira in custody for five days on court

NBR identifies 1.2m tax dodgers

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has identified 1.2 million (12 lakh) new eligible taxpayers and warned that

8 ABT men indicted

A Dhaka court on Sunday framed charges against eight members of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT)

Judges testify in Holey Artisan attack case

Three judges today testified before an anti-terror special court here in a case lodged over 2016 terrorist attack

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