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Health guidelines ignored, grave danger ahead

A dangerous situation waits for Bangladesh, according to health experts, as the fresh restrictions imposed by the government with

Janata Bank's MD Salam playing

The Blue Whale game hit news headlines a couple of years ago for its deadly features like addicting the

AL places proposals, including enacting law, to President

Bangladesh Awami League, during the talks with President M Abdul Hamid on Monday placed some proposals, including enacting new

Ivy visits Taimur with flowers, sweets

Salina Hayat Ivy has met Taimur Alam Khandaker at his home a day after winning a third term as

Want UK to be safe for Meghan, kids: Prince Harry

Britain's Prince Harry is challenging a government decision that he should not receive police protection when on British soil

'Have documents about the money BNP-Jamaat paid to US lobby firms'

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam on Monday said that he has proof and is aware of how

Govt to introduce new law on EC formation

The Bangladesh government has approved the draft of a new law for the formation of the Election Commission, which

'Held hostage by bureaucracy'

A ruling party MP came down hard on bureaucrats at the parliament claiming that the people have been "held

China's birth rate falls to record low in 2021

The birth rate in China plummeted to a record low last year, official data showed Monday, as analysts warn

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Protest rallies held at DU

Different student organizations staged demonstrations on Dhaka University campus on Monday protesting the 'police action' on the students of

Int'l community observes NCC poll free & fair: Tazul

Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Md Tazul Islam on Monday said the Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) poll

Mild cold wave grips parts of Bangladesh

A mild cold wave is sweeping over Dinajpur, Panchagarh, Kurigram, Chuadanga and Moulvibazar districts, said the Bangladesh Metrological Department

DC conference kicks off today

The much-awaited annual conference of the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) will begin today (Tuesday). Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled

'Bangabandhu worked for administrative decentralization'

Jatiya Nirbachon Porjobekkhon Parishad (JANIPOP) organized a webinar on Sunday on account of the birth centenary of Father of

Free knee, hip joint replacement begins at Holy Family Hospital

Free artificial knee and hip joint replacement has started at Holy Family Medical College Hospital in the capital. On

RUET signs MoU with USA Coppin State University

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Rajshahi University

Fire service promotes 13 officers

A total of 13 deputy assistant directors and equivalent officers of the Fire Service and Civil Defense (FSCD) Directorate

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Ahead of election, Macron banks on rosy French economy, new jobs

President Emmanuel Macron will on Monday tout 21 new foreign investment projects in France and a booming economy as

Japan's Kishida says virus measures, defense top priorities

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday said fighting the pandemic was a "top priority" in his speech opening

Russia demands Facebook unblock foreign ministry-linked page

Russia's media regulator has demanded that Facebook "immediately" lift all restrictions on the official page of the country's delegation

Flights sent to assess Tonga damage after volcanic eruption

New Zealand and Australia were able to send military surveillance flights to Tonga on Monday to assess the damage

N Korea fires more suspected missiles, flouts new sanctions

North Korea fired two suspected ballistic missiles Monday, Seoul said, its fourth weapons test this month as Pyongyang flexes

Millions hunker down as storm hits eastern US

Millions of Americans hunkered down as a major winter storm hit the eastern United States with heavy snow and

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Human Resource Development Has Given Vietnam Momentum

 The journey between Bangladesh and Vietnam started at about the same time. Today the gap is very high.

Bangladesh's Role in Combating Maritime Threat in the Strategic Bay Of Bengal

 Jubeda ChowdhuryThe Bay of Bengal, the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean, is of great

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Covid 19 continues to jeopardize global economy

 With the Omicron variant of the coronavirus threatening to spread uncontrollably in the coming weeks, we are concerned

Road safety must be ensured

 We wonder how far removed from reality the public administration ministry must be for it to not approve

Will US Sanctions On RAB Affect The Zero-Tolerance Policy Against Counter-Terrorism?

 Hafizur TalukdarOn December 10, 2021, the United States imposed sanctions on seven former and current RAB

The Padma Bridge and the Economic Prospects of Bangladesh

 Mohammad Al-Amin & Rokeya AkterThe Padma Bridge has a remarkable history and "tremendous achievement" for Bangladesh.

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World's 10 richest men doubled wealth during Covid

The world's 10 wealthiest men doubled their fortunes during the first two years of the coronavirus pandemic as poverty

IBBL holds business development conference

Concluding ceremony of a two-day Business Development Conference of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited was held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon

Credit Suisse chairman resigns over Covid-19 breaches

Credit Suisse Chairman Antonio Horta-Osorio has quit following an internal probe into his personal conduct, including breaches of COVID-19

US grocery shortages deepen

High demand for groceries combined with soaring freight costs and omicron-related labour shortages are creating a new round of

Beximco Pharmaceuticals hold 45th AGM

The 45th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited was held virtually on Thursday, 23rd December, 2021. The

Emirates' new ad campaign with the stuntwoman on top of the Burj Khalifa

Emirates is soaring up and around the Burj Khalifa for another edition of its viral ad campaign, this time

NCC Bank launches sub-branch at Chandina

NCC Bank has formally opened its 124th Branch at Chandina, Cumilla. Director & former Vice-Chairman of the Bank Khairul

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Beekeepers want to become self-sufficient in bee farming in Joypurhat

Several thousands of beekeepers trained by Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) are trying to become self-reliant by

'Govt working to make Bangabandhu's Sonar Bangla'

The government under competent leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is working to make country as Sonar Bangla which

Bagerhat's shining success in vaccinating students

Students in Bagerhat have raced ahead of most members of their cohorts in other parts of the country, when

Madrasah boy commits suicide in Mymensingh

A madrasah female student has allegedly committed suicide by hanging in Gafargaon upazila of Mymensingh district. The deceased was

RMCH Covid-19 unit records one more fatality

Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) recorded one more fatality in its Covid-19 unit during the last 24 hours till

RU starts corona test sample collection

Rajshahi University (RU) administration has started collecting corona samples for its test aimed at preventing the Covid- 19 spread

Bhanga upazila health division holds press conference

A press conference was held at upazila hall room in Bhanga upazila of Faridpur district over allegations of irregularities

Two drug-peddlers held with 300 tapentadol pills

Police arrested two alleged drug-peddlers with 300 Tapentadol tablets from a place in Rajshahi on Sunday night. The arrested

Schoolboy killed in Dinajpur road crash

A 14-year old boy was killed in a road crash on his way to receive Covid-19 vaccine jab in

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Arjun Rampal wishes daughter on birthday

Arjun Rampal's daughter Mahikaa turned 20 on Monday. The actor has shared a video and a message for her

R Madhavan wants to be fit like Hrithik Roshan

Actor R Madhavan is all praise for Hrithik Roshan. In his recent interview, the actor said that he wants

Kamal ready to produce his 51st film

Leading actor and Tamil Nadu politician Kamal Haasan is all set to produce a yet-to-be-titled film in association with

Kim 'upset' about Kanye dragging family matters on social media

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's daughter Chicago West recently celebrated her 4th birthday in a joint bash with cousin

Mouni joins 'Dance India Dance Little Masters' as judge

Bollywood actress Mouni Roy, who is known for her dancing skills, has been roped in as a judge for

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Colombo Port City: A new Dubai or a Chinese enclave?

Next to Colombo's leafy business district, the huge expanse of sand reclaimed from the sea is being transformed into

Amended law awaits JS approval

An amended law regarding the enlistment of Razakars, Al Badar, Al Shams and other anti-independence collaborators was approved by

'India is keen to construct kitchen market infrastructures in BD'

Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives Minister Tajul Islam has said that India is interested in constructing infrastructure of

Filing fictitious cases now a regular matter: BNP

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday alleged that the filing of 'fictitious' cases against their party

Global jobs recovery delayed by pandemic: ILO

The global job market will take longer to recover than previously thought, with unemployment set to remain above pre-Covid-19

Malaysian Hindus mark festival under strict Covid curbs

Malaysian Hindus carried offerings up hundreds of steps to a major temple Monday to mark the annual Thaipusam festival

BSF hands over 29 BD nationals to BGB in last one year

Over the past one year, a total of 29 Bangladeshi nationals "inadvertently crossed" the international border and all of

BBC's Indian Sportswoman of the Year contest returns

The BBC has announced the third edition of its sports award which celebrates and honours India's finest sportswomen.The BBC

India's legendary dancer Birju Maharaj dies at 83

Kathak legend Pandit Birju Maharaj has died at his home in Delhi after suffering a heart attack at the

'Russia would pay price for attack on Ukraine'

The new German foreign minister, Annalena Baerbock, sought to reassure a nervous Ukraine that she will not allow Germany

Over 80% Delta variant infections in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has enforced a new set of rules and guidelines to check a sharp rise in COVID-19 infections in



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