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Ports put on alert against Omicron

Bangladesh has issued warnings for all ports of entry into the country against the new omicron variant of the

PM invites foreign investors with assurance of all-out support

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has invited investors of the world to come up with investment in Bangladesh, saying that

Perils for balancing modern diplomacy

In my two previous articles I laid emphasis on taking the right decision over joining Quad which is a

Suspected Omicron Covid-19 cases mild: Expert

uAA News DeskA South African doctor who raised the alarm over Omicron said on Sunday (Nov 28) that dozens

'Khaleda diagnosed with liver cirrhosis'

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, now undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in the capital, was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis, her

Japan will always stand by BD: Vice minister

HONDA Taro, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, on Sunday said that Japan would always stand by Bangladesh

Argentine court to hear Myanmar Rohingya genocide case

Argentina's judiciary has agreed to open a genocide case brought by Rohingya victims of atrocities committed by Myanmar's military,

Hong Kong protest film wins 'Chinese Oscars'

A documentary about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong won a high-profile award at the Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese-speaking

Kuwaiti court jails ex-MP Papul for 7 years in jail

Kuwait's top appeals court has sentenced an ex-Bangladeshi lawmaker Mohammed Shahid Islam Papul to seven years in prison in

Omicron variant: World on high alert

Europe is frantically imposing travel bans, scrambling to ramp up its coronavirus sequencing abilities after several countries on the

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US and Iran seek to break impasse at nuclear talks

Critical talks with Iran to prevent the collapse of a nuclear deal are to

More rights for undocumented children of foreign nationals in South Korea

South Korea will guarantee more rights in education, healthcare and other welfare programs for

Taliban bans women from TV dramas in Afghanistan

Women have been banned from appearing in television dramas in Afghanistan under new rules

Modi backs down after year-long farmer protests

Indian PM Narendra Modi has announced the repeal of three controversial farm laws after

Scorpions kill three and injure hundreds in Egypt

Scorpions in Egypt have stung three people to death in the southern city of

Indonesia criticizes deal to end deforestation

Indonesia has criticized the terms of a global deal to end deforestation by 2030,

Iran nuclear talks to resume within weeks

Talks aimed at reviving the landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six other

Tokyo subway knife and fire attack leaves 17 hurt

A knife and arson attack on an underground train line in Tokyo has left

Saudis expel Lebanese ambassador amid Yemen row

Saudi Arabia has ordered Lebanon's ambassador to leave within 48 hours over "insulting" comments

Myanmar junta-aligned party calls for dialogue with coup dissidents

Myanmar's military-aligned party urged Friday for the junta to open dialogue with coup opponents,

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UN resolution on Bangladesh’s graduation from LDC is big achievement: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today told the parliament  that

Daily count: 3 deaths, 205 cases

Bangladesh has registered three

Ports on alert against omicron variant: DGHS

The Directorate General of Health Services has issued warnings

Logical decision over half bus-fare for students by Saturday: Quader

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said

President for people's unity to build Bangabandhu's 'Sonar Bangla'

President M Abdul Hamid today called for forging unity

US donates 1.8m more Pfizer vaccines to Bangladesh

The United States (US) has donated another 1.8

Former BNP lawmaker gets death for 1971 crimes

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1

PM issues directive to return development activities to pre-Covid state

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Demand of sending Begum Zia abroad is politically motivated: Hasan

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan 

Maldivian Vice President arrives

Maldivian Vice President Faisal Naseem today

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Anguish over family missing since Channel tragedy

The last time Rizgar Hussein spoke to his daughter Hadia it was late on

Third Omicron Covid case detected in the UK

A third case of the Omicron coronavirus variant has been detected in the UK,

Ghislaine Maxwell's sex-trafficking trial to begin

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell is due to go on trial in New York City

Travel bans must be urgently lifted - SA president

South Africa's president has condemned travel bans enacted against his country and its neighbors

New coronavirus variant Omicron keeps spreading

The new Omicron coronavirus variant kept spreading around the

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes northern Peru

An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck northern Peru about 40 km (25 miles) from

Moderna says it will develop booster shot for new Covid variant

The US pharmaceutical company Moderna said Friday it will

Canada bans travelers from southern Africa due to concerns over new COVID- 19 variant

Canada announced on Friday banning the

WTO's big conference postponed due to new Covid variant

Next week's World Trade Organizationministerial conference, the global trade

Omicron variant poses 'high to very high' risk to Europe: EU health agency

The new Covid variant, dubbed Omicronand originally detected in

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Violent Extremism: What We Should Do

 Violent extremism is now the name of a terrible social problem worldwide.  People all over the world today

Climate Change: Coordination among the Affected Countries is Important

 To solve the mentioned problems, the people of the highest population must form a unity movement, only then

Causes & Remedies for Arthritis Pain

 Arthritis is a type of disease. This disease is caused by the accumulation of uric acid in the

55 Years of Chittagong University: Crisis and Expectations

 The University of Chittagong, a campus of picturesque natural beauty, has entered 56 years of its establishment this

Loneliness- A Curse in Our Societies

 Loneliness is always a curse in our societies. Whenever human beings become lonely then there is always a

Ongoing COP-26 Summit and the Way Forward

 The Prime Minister of Bangladesh as one of the leading agents of the Climate Vulnerable Forum has attended

Molnupiravir: Oral Pill against COVID-19

 In November 2021, Molnupiravir received approval from the UK medicines regulator to be used against established infections of

International and Regional Organizations Should Change Attitude & Policies

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid a state visit to New York from September 19 to 24 to attend

SMEs Can Achieve Greater Result through Digital Platforms

 Archana RocheIn the recent years, the number of SMEs in Bangladesh has increased drastically. They are

Global Politics and Diplomacy of COVID-19

 The inequality that exists in the world in case of the COVID-19 vaccine is, in a word, unbelievable

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Achieving COP-26 in Tackling Climate Impact

 Dr M Jamal UddinThe International Climate Conference (COP-26) is over. Now it is the turn of

Unravel the Mystery behind the Assassination of Bangabandhu

 Last Friday was 19 November being the anniversary of the trial of assassination of Father of the Nation

Prime Minister’s France Trip & International Politics

 The people of Bangladesh were introduced with France through the history of Plassey War where Sinfray (Monsieur Sinfray),

Online business outlets must not deceive their clients

 There is no doubt that the e-commerce industry in Bangladesh needs to be regulated in a better way.

Illegal EU Meddling in the Internal Affairs of Bangladesh

 Non-interventionism is a core EU Charter principle, member states obligated to respect the sovereignty of all nations -

Why so much Violence in the Local Election?

 Elections and violence in Bangladesh are considered complementary. Elections are unthinkable without violence in this country and this

Proper Utilization of Soft Power in India

 Soft Power has become the most common usage all around the globe. It is through the medium of

Teacher is a Change-Maker of the Highest Order!

 A teacher is a nation builder, a caregiver who caters to intellectual well-being and reshapes the future of

China in Dock for Forced Sterilization as Uyghur Population Declines

 China may have denounced the people's tribunal that has been set up in London to assess China's rights

Problems and Issues Discussed Related To Climate Change

 Shimul AhmedPeople have now reached the highest peak of civilization. The human existence has gone beyond

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IBCCI holds 85th board meeting

The India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI) held its 85th board meeting in the city on Saturday. The

Xiaomi opens smartphone manufacturing plant in BD

Xiaomi will now manufacture its devices locally in Bangladesh, as the world’s second-largest

IBBL and LabAid Group signs MoU


PM's principal secretary for enhancing trade knowledge

 Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Dr Ahmad Kaikaus on Sunday put emphasis on enhancing trade and business related

IBTRA organizes training for potential leaders

Islami Bank Training and

Tokyo stocks open higher on US rebound

Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday as

Most Asian markets drop as record US inflation fans taper talk

Asian markets mostly fell on Monday

Hong Kong equities down at open

Hong Kong stocks opened slightly lower on Tuesday morning

Asian markets fall as traders turn focus to Powell speech

 Asian markets fell Thursday as hopes

Govt to procure 60,000 MTs of urea fertilizer

 The government approved two separate proposals for procuring some 60,000 metric tons of bulk prield urea fertilizer and bulk

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Iran warns US against disrupting oil shipments to Venezuela

Iran’s foreign minister on Sunday warned the US against

Oil-hungry Asian nations pounce on low prices to build stockpiles

Some oil-hungry Asian nations are taking advantage of the

Samsung fears fall in profit as pandemic hits sales

Samsung Electronics Co on Wednesday said its operating profit

Oil prices fall as coronavirus spreads outside China

With the viral outbreak spreading to more countries, the

Samsung predicts smaller-than-expected drop in profit

Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday its operating profit for

Global shares rise after Wall Street rally on China report

European indexes fell in early trading Tuesday following a

Myanmar, Chinese business circles ink cooperation agreements

Business circles from Myanmar and 

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ADB country chief for more cash into economy to fight COVID-19

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country Director Manmohan Parkash has underscored the need for injecting more cash into the

4 held with 40,000 yaba pills in Ctg

Police in a drive arrested four people along with 40,000 Yaba pills  worth Tk 1.20 crore on Chattogram-Cox's Bazar

Walton targets 2.5m fridge sale in 2020

Walton Group has set a target of selling out 25 lakh or 2.5 million units of fridge in this

Banana farming in Bandarban gains popularity

Bananas produced in the hill district Bandarban have a great demand across the country, as growers do not mix

15 ‘militants’ arrested in Chattogram

Police said they arrested 15 militants, including the top leader of banned group Hizb

Ecnec clears Tk 3,449cr project to ensure nuke plant safety

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved six projects,

'Government working to improve relationship among CHT people'

Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Affairs Minister Bir Bahadur Ushwe Sing on Thursday said the government is trying to

Garment worker found dead in Savar

A garment worker was found dead at his residence at Tarapur in Savar on

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Guardiola and Messi meet again as PSG take on Man City

There was a time when a reunion between

Brazil legend Pele recovering after tumor operation

Brazilian football great Pele has

Ronaldo dedicates Man U move to former boss Ferguson

 United announced that they had agreed a deal with Juventus to bring the 36-year-old back to Manchester last week

Papua New Guinea announces 16-Man squad for T20 WC

 Papua New Guinea has announced its squad for the upcoming ICC event, the T20 World Cup 2021. Regular skipper

BFA pays tribute to Bangabandhu

Officials of Bangladesh Fencing Association (BFA) placed floral wreath at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu

Japan's Yui Ohashi wins women's Olympic 200m individual medley

Japan's unheralded Yui Ohashi stormed to the Olympic women's 200m individual medley title on

Olympics kick off amid COVID fears

The pandemic-postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics began on Wednesday with

Bangladesh opt to bowl first in 3rd ODI against Zimbabwe

Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal decided to bowl first after

Olympics bans spectators

Tokyo Olympics will take place without spectators, organisers said

Neymar wants Brazil to face Argentina in final

Brazil forward Neymar said he hopes Argentina will be

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Tremor shakes capital, country's other parts

A strong earthquake jolted different parts of the country

3 dead in Chandpur road crash

Three people were killed and two others injured after

Ctg board completes all preparation to hold SSC exams tomorrow

Chattogram Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (CEB) completed all

US to confront climate crisis with Bangladesh: Miller

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Miller has said his country

Japanese envoy calls on CCCI President in Ctg

Japanese ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki, made a courtesy call

Eight killed after crowd surge at US music festival

At least eight people have died and scores of people have been hurt after

Covid-19 cases reach 99,022 with five new in Rajshahi

Five more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in two

Police arrest two over van driver Parvez murder in Shibchar

The murder case of a van driver, Parvez Fakir has been solved by Bhanga police station in Faridpur after

One held with 1.8-kg heroin in C'nawabganj

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested an alleged drug peddler with 1.8 kgs

Light to moderate rain, thundershowers likely in parts of country

The met office today predicted that light to moderate rain

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246 killed by lightning strikes this year

At least 246 people were killed by lightning strikes across the country from February 1 to August 30 this year,

One-in-three young people victim of online bullying: UN

Around one-in-three young people across 30 countries, including Bangladesh, India and Myanmar, say they have been bullied online while one-in-five

India actresses in US 'prostitution' racket

The arrest of an Indian couple in the US who allegedly ran a prostitution

Change Is You: Leaving Decisive Footmarks

How do you react when you see a fellow

Remembering legendary actor of Bangla cinema ‘Mahanayak’ Uttam Kumar

Uttam Kumar remains the biggest hero of Bengali cinema till date –

Nelson Mandela: A man inspiring to change for a better world to live

 July 18, 1918 is the date of

Does God exist? some scientists think they have proof

The question of whether a god exists is heating up in the 21st century.

Bride of ISIS: From 'happily ever after' to hell

Islam and Ahmed met online, looking for their "happily ever after" through a Muslim

India's anti-harassment squad : Helping or intruding

In Uttar Pradesh, a special police squad has been set up to fight eve

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Parambrata and Ishaa pair up for a romantic musical

 After making quite a few critically acclaimed web series Aritra Sen is all geared up for his directorial debut

BTS issued diplomatic passports for UN session

K-pop sensation BTS have been granted

Pori Moni will be released ‘Tuesday’, lawyer hopes

Pori Moni’s lawyer Md Mojibur Rahman hopes that the


Book Authored and Reviewed by Anis Mohammad"Each generation must discover its mission, fulfill it or betray

Police get another day to interrogate Pori Moni

A Dhaka court has dismissed the bail petition of

Pori Moni loses bail appeal

A Dhaka court has rejected a bail appeal filed

Lara Dutta on playing Indira Gandhi in Bell Bottom

Ever since the trailer of the espionage thriller Bell Bottom dropped on the Internet, it has been a trending

RAB raids Pori Moni's home

The Rapid Action Battalion is conducting a raid on

"Passion, concentration in work is the key to success"

Royhan Roney, a visual artist or designer and CEO of Advertt Bangladesh Limited, who has already earned a name

Lyricist Fazal-e-Khuda dies from COVID-19

Eminent lyricist Fazal-e-Khuda, who penned the iconic patriotic song

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Central Bank orders few branches not to disburse loans

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has put a restriction on loan disbursement by state-run Janata Bank Limited's top five branches as

'Land Ministry working for economic development'

Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury  has said as the land is one of the most important sectors in the country's

Anomalies in Energypac's financial report

Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has identified certain anomalies in the financial report of Energypac for the period of July

Bangladesh busts Pak-run fake Indian currency racket

Dhaka Police busting a fake currency racket run by pro-Pakistan elements recovered fake Indian currency worth over Rs. 7

Discussion in Shillong on Bangladesh Liberation War

The Meghalaya state unit of India's National Congress held a discussion in the state's capital Shillong on Saturday

New Zealand politician cycles to hospital in labour, gives birth

New Zealand Member of Parliament Julie Anne Genter got on her bicycle early on Sunday and headed to the

PM reaffirms BD's position on independent Palestinian state

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reaffirmed Bangladesh's position for the establishment of a sovereign, independent and viable state of

KSA keen to finance Ctg-Cox's Bazar, Jashore-Khulna highways

Saudi Arabian Minister for Transport and Logistic Services Engineer Saleh Nasser A Al-Jasser on Sunday said Saudi public and

205 fresh cases, 3 deaths

Bangladesh on Sunday logged 205 coronavirus cases while the pathogen claimed overnight three lives, Directorate General of Health Services

'Sending Khaleda abroad essential for peace, stability'

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday said it is essential to send their party chairperson Khaleda



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