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Corona cases surge in Bangladesh


 The cases of corona infection in Bangladesh has surged as the deadly virus has infected 2,525 more people pushing

In December, we paint the skies with Joi Bangla colours


 It is December once again. It is once more the season when we travel back in time to recall

How China is failing in 'vaccine diplomacy'


 Amid widespread criticism for its mishandling of the Covid-19 outbreak, China has been trying hard to change the global

Australia demands apology from China


 Australia demanded an apology after a senior Chinese official posted a fake image of an Australian soldier holding a

'Imran Khan govt silent on Uyghur persecution but lectures France


 Highlighting the hypocrisy of Pakistan, which remains silent on Uyghur Muslims persecution in China, but lectures France on religious

Biden announces all-female senior press team


 US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed an all-female senior press team, in what his office claims is a first

Moderna vaccine has 94% efficacy


 Final results from the trials of Moderna's vaccine against Covid-19 confirm it has 94% efficacy and nobody who was

'Communal group out to spread hatred'


 Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said an extremist communal group is trying to spread hatred among the

Land Ministry's ADP execution great progress


 The progress rate of the land ministry in the Annual Development Programme (ADP) is 14.64 percent, which is 1.85

Interpol's red notice on 6 BD traffickers


 The Interpol has issued a red notice on six Bangladeshi human traffickers as requested by the Criminal Investigation Department,

Govt to give 30mn vaccine doses free


 The government is planning to give 30 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to frontline workers free of cost

Tax returns deadline extended to December 31


 The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has extended the deadline for the submission of tax returns by one month

Arrest order for Noor Ali, wife


 A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrants for Noor Ali, managing director of Unique Group, and his wife Salina

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No signs JnU can reclaim its halls


 With no visible effort to recover the halls of Jagannath University that were occupied by locals and others, the

Haji Selim's wife Gulshan Ara passes away


 The wife of Haji Md Selim, lawmaker of Dhaka 7 constituency, has passed away at a private hospital in

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Inclusion of people with disabilities 'a goal worth fighting for': Guterres


Achieving a world where all people have equal access

Azerbaijan army enters last district handed over by Armenia


Azerbaijan said Tuesday its forces had entered the Lachin district, the last of three

Time is running out for Brexit trade deal


 Britain and the European Union cautioned each other on Monday that time was running out for a Brexit trade

Nursing homes should get COVID-19 vaccine first


 France's top health advisory body said on Monday it had recommended COVID-19 vaccinations should target retirement homes residents and

'Fishing could sink EU-UK trade talks'


 Fishing is the most difficult remaining issue in trade talks between Britain and the European Union and has the

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The diplomats of 1971


 K.M. Shehabuddin passed away a few years ago.Among those men who reassured us, despite all the uncertainty associated

Liberation War hero and people’s leader


Col Shawkat Ali, Bir Protik (born January 27, 1937) a Liberation War hero and people’s leader died on

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Japan, China and India- the emerging trilateral equation


 There has been a steady and gradual growth in cordiality in India's relations with Japan. This has been

COVID-19 and the Chinese joke!


 One year after the first cases of COVID-19 was detected in Wuan in China, some scientists in the powerful

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Chattogram makes it 3 in 3 after beating Barishal


 Gazi Group Chattogram continued their winning spree in the Bangabandhu T20 Cup as they secured their third straight victory,

Mominul set to go under the knife


 Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque has to go under the knife to fully recover, BCB's chief physician Debashish Chowdhury

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Popularizing jute bags instead of plastic bags stressed


 Speakers at an event have unequivocally called for large-scale promotion of jute sacks through forging social resistance against use

Bogura APBN School and College displays great performance


 The participants of Bogura Armed Police Battalion (APBN) School and College have succeeded by showing great performance in the

'Nuclear Day' celebrated at RNPP


 On the 100th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, a nuclear day was observed on Monday at

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'Noishobder Kanna'


 On International Mother Language Day, Independence Day or Victory Day special plays are produced. However, the number of plays

Mehazabien as ambassador of TECNO Mobile


 TECNO Mobile, the global premium Smartphone brand, announced Mehazabien Chowdhury, one of the highly applauded actresses in Bangladesh, as

Shilpi, family members contract COVID-19


 Popular actress of the '90s Anjuman Shilpi and all members of her family tested positive for coronavirus. The actress

Pritom's wedding anthem "Kababer Haddi" may be his last


 Pritom's "Kababer Haddi" provides a fresh air to the wedding anthem playlist, dominated by Bollywood movie songs. But this

Shibli tests positive for Covid-19


 Renowned lyricist, poet and writer Latiful Islam Shibli, known for his many iconic song lyrics including popular tracks of

Camila opens up about her relationship with Shawn


 Camila Cabello's latest Instagram post has fans saying "My Oh My." On Saturday, Nov. 28, the 23-year-old singer opened

'Sherlock' season 5 to premier on 2022


Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch has already been creating magic onscreen. And here are some crazy updates about its fifth

Jennifer Grey opens up on 'Dirty Dancing' sequel


'Dirty Dancing' when released back in 1987 was a huge success and cultural phenomenon. 33 years later in

Selena fans furious over kidney transplant joke


Selena Gomez has gone through a lot of ups and downs in her life. But one incident that

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First Rohingya move to Bhasan Char 'in 10 days'


 The government has finalized plans to take the first batch of Rohingya refugees from the camps in Cox's Bazar

India seeks answers from China


 As India and China prepare for the 9th round of military dialogue to restore status quo ante in East

'COVID-19 pandemic will be over in 2021'


 The pandemic of the novel coronavirus infection will end in 2021, Rinat Maksyutov, director general of Russia's Vector State

Nomani president, Mashiur secretary of DRU


 Moorsalin Nomani and Moshiur Rahman Khan were elected president and general secretary of the Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) in

Migratory birds start flocking to IU lake with fall of mercury


 As the mercury has started falling fast, sightings at the Islamic University Lake in Kushtia have become greatly enjoyable

Christmas will not be cancelled: Bethlehem


 Just 12 months ago, the Palestinian town was celebrating its busiest festive season for two decades, amid a sustained

India irked as China to dam Brahmaputra


 China is moving ahead with plans to build a huge hydropower project on the Yarlung Zangbo River, the upper

Afghan forces kill Taliban mastermind of base attack


 Afghan forces have killed the Taliban mastermind of a suicide car bomb attack that left at least 30 security

'Top nuclear scientist killed by weapon made in Israel'


 Iran's English-language Press TV said on Monday that the weapon used in the killing of a prominent Iranian nuclear

Pope cancels pre-Christmas ceremony


 Pope Francis has cancelled a ceremony that traditionally begins Rome's Christmas season on Dec 8 at the Spanish Steps

Fauci warns of post-Thanksgiving US Covid surge


 The US could see "surge upon surge" of coronavirus cases as people return home from the Thanksgiving holiday, a

'Coronavirus may enter brain through nose'


 The novel coronavirus may enter the brain of people through the nose, according to a study published on Monday

Nepal's ties with India warming up


 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's government is keen to move forward on its relationship with India and could take

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