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China on Friday (Aug 23) announced plans to impose additional tariffs on US$75 billion (S$104 billion) of American

Focus on welfare, says President

President M Abdul Hamid has urged the people not to limit religious festivals to rituals but instead use

1,446 more hospitalized for dengue in 24hrs

As many as 90 percent of the over 61,038 patients hospitalized with dengue fever so far this year

Janmashtami celebrated

Members of the Hindu community on Friday celebrated the Janmashtami marking the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna, a

BNP body to support rape, repression victims

With a view to standing beside victims of rape and repression with legal and other support, the BNP

FATF Asia-Pacific Group blacklists Pakistan

Pakistan has been placed on the blacklist of the Financial Action Task Force's Asia Pacific Group (APG) for

Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic

Russia will launch the world's first floating nuclear reactor and send it on an epic journey across the

'Evil forces want to turn BD a failed state'

Posts and Telecommu-nication Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Friday said the evil forces, who committed brutal atrocities in August

Putin orders response to US missile test

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to prepare a "symmetrical response" to a recent US test

BD now counts on cattle

Once highly dependent on Indian cattle for meeting the huge demand of sacrificial animals during Eid-ul-Azha, Bangladesh is

Rahul to visit Jammu & Kashmir today

Indian Congress's Rahul Gandhi and leaders from various opposition parties will visit Jammu and Kashmir today where restrictions

Heavy rains, floods claim 54 lives in Sudan: UN

Heavy rains and flash floods hitting Sudan have led to the deaths of some 54 people and nearly

Raise passenger services

Terming Bangladesh Biman as a 'symbol of independence', Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked authorities of the

'Taskforce to prevent road accidents'

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said a special taskforce will be formed very soon

Dengue scare refuses to go

Five more people have died of dengue and 1,597 new infections have been recorded across the country. The

US, N Korea will restart dialogue 'soon': S Korea

The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearization talks soon and it would "go well,"

Banks condemn HK violence as jewelers seek to put off fair

Hong Kong banks published full-page newspaper ads calling for law and order in the Chinese-ruled city and international

No need for third party mediation in Kashmir: Emmanuel Macron

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday discussed the government's move to suspend

Ertaza Hassan exempted from physical appearance

The High Court has fixed 31 October for the next hearing over the writ petition about the exclusion

Pentagon cancels billion dollar missile defense project

The Pentagon is pulling the plug on a billion-dollar, technically troubled project to build a better weapon that

Other countries need to fight IS: Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that other countries will need to take up the fight against

Lightning kills five in 3 districts

Five people were killed in separate lightning strikes in Faridpur, Manikganj and Magura districts on Thursday.In Faridpur, a

'Khaleda Zia was informed about 21 Aug attack'

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Thursday said the then prime minister Begum Khaleda Zia was definitely well-informed

60k dengue patients this year

Hospitals across Bangladesh have admitted nearly 60,000 patients with dengue fever so far in 2019 amid various programs

India faces defiance in 'Kashmir's Gaza'

Young men sit beside a pile of rocks and a bonfire, protecting the only entrance to a besieged

2 dead in Kashmir gun battle

Indian security forces killed a suspected militant in a gun battle in Kashmir on Wednesday, police said, the

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