US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas is holding a meeting with Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen at State Guesthouse Padma
The Election Commission (EC) today issued a show cause notice to Shakib Al Hasan, star cricketer and Awami League-nominated candidate for Magura-1 constituency, for breaching the electoral code of conduct
A truce between Israel and Hamas will continue, both sides said Thursday, moments before the deal was due to expire, though details of any official agreement remained unclear
Six years ago, a perfectly healthy man in his 60s just left me and my children in a state of shock and emptiness.
Today’s global solidarity movement transcends mere political activism; it embodies a deeply human response to a long-standing conflict.
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) extended the deadline today for the submission of income tax returns for individual taxpayers by two months to the end of January next year, according to an order issued today.
Bankers decided to cut purchase and selling rates of the US dollar by more Tk 0.25 per dollar from next week with the aim to cool down the overheated foreign exchange market.
Businesses will have to deposit value-added tax (VAT) of Tk 10 lakh and above through electronic payment or automated chalan from the first day of January next year, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) said yesterday.
He had joined IPDC in 2006 as head of operations and technology
Bangladesh Bank today withdrew the 4 percent interest rate spread limit as the banking regulator introduced a new lending rate formula in July this year..The new interest rate formula has helped keep the interest rates of all kinds of loans at a logical level and maintain a tolerable depos
ACI Motors Ltd, a distributor and technical collaboration partner of Yamaha motorcycles in Bangladesh, has brought two new bikes with modern features to the market.
Bangladesh failed to get an early breakthrough as New Zealand tailenders frustrated the Tigers, overtaking the hosts’ first-innings total of 310 early on Day 3 of their first Test at the Sylhet International Stadium today.
Six years ago, a young Bangladesh women’s football team suffered a 3-0 defeat against their Singaporean counterparts in a Tri-nation Cup in Singapore. However, those girls are much more matured now, so much so that they are confident of beating the Singaporeans as the two teams square off in two FIFA friendly matches in Dhaka.
Hosneara Begum, mother of High Court Judge Md Rezaul Hasan, died yesterday in Dhaka. She was 84
At least 13 people were killed in a hostel fire that broke out in Kazakhstan's largest city Almaty before sunrise on Thursday, according to the city's emergency situations department
The recently constructed Cox’s Bazar rail station aims to attract more tourists to the country’s renowned destination, the Cox’s Bazar sea beach.
BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi claimed that the government is obtaining nomination forms under the names of BNP leaders by forging National Identity Card data
Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram officially tied the knot yesterday in a private ceremony in Imphal, Manipur. The couple's wedding pictures in their Instagram post, presently making the rounds on social media, reveal them choosing a traditional Meitei wedding ceremony.
The event, which unfolded at Bottola’s Baulkunja on Academy premises, brought together Bauls, Sadhus, and artistes from across the country, creating a kaleidoscope of artistic expressions. Liaquat Ali Lucky, the director general of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), assumed the role of the event's presider, emphasising the pivotal role of cultural diversity in shaping the world.
Draped in the ethereal elegance of a white sari and crocheted lace blouse, Bidya Sinha Saha Mim stole our hearts in her recent photoshoot. The lens of the talented photographer and architect Fouzia Jahan — also the owner of her photography venture, Bowner Dighi — focused on capturing Mim's mesmerising looks.
A path set forth with the hopes of love, friendship, and common goals, frequently runs into unforeseen obstacles. Arriving at a child's life is one such challenge that many couples face. Occasionally, what starts out as the realisation of a common goal can inadvertently cause a drift that turns the couple from husband and wife into devoted but estranged parents.
With The Eras Tour. Taylor Swift showcases why she is one of the best in the industry when it comes to putting on a show.
Burnout, in general, is usually caused by high amounts of stress or overworking. To recover from such burnout, you need to relax and take some time off.
Starlink, a satellite internet system operated by Elon Musk’s SpaceX, will be allowed to operate over Gaza if the satellites are approved by Israel, according to Israel's Minister of Communications.
Students from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) have recently developed a prototype of a light-duty electric vehicle that is capable of being charged wirelessly.
Some Awami League candidates have allegedly violated the electoral code of conduct while submitting nomination papers for the 12th parliamentary election
Chattogram-11, which encompasses Chittagong City Corporation wards 27-30 and 36-41, is set to see a unique battle between father and son in the 12th parliamentary election
Failing to secure party nominations, six Awami League leaders including one sitting MP in the Sylhet division have announced their bid to contest the January 7 election as independent candidates
Awami League has nominated 71 new candidates for the 12th national election. Which are the seats with the highest number of new candidates?
Israel said a four-day Gaza truce and hostage release will not start until at least Friday, stalling a breakthrough deal to pause the brutal and bloody seven-week-old war
Upon reaching the Harishkhali village in Pratapnagar union, an area on the forefront of climate impacts in the country,the first thing noticed was a red flag, hoisted by the launch terminal, fluttering against the southernbreeze.
Environment activists submitted a memorandum to Zilla Parishad, Habiganj today, protesting a move to cut down trees within the premises of the district council office
Imagine a massive industry expo with the drama of a dozen simultaneous political conferences, a few flashes of impassioned protest and the occasional crowd crush to glimpse a climate celebrity
A low-pressure area near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal within the next few days, according to a forecast by Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD).
Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Md Atiqul Islam today said construction work to set up a plant for turning waste into energy will start from January next year
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called for international support for the worst-affected countries by climate displacements to prevent situation from turning into a humanitarian crisis
A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with one witness saying the ground swayed "like you are on a boat"
"Basically he abused his position as a medic, which the IDF cannot shoot, to break the law and assist terrorists to get a weapon."
The National Security Council yesterday directed law enforcement and intelligence agencies to be on alert so that no one can spread any disinformation on social media centring the next national election.
With the national election just around the corner, both pro-government and anti-government elements are out to manipulate public opinion through a vigorous campaign on social media platforms and private messaging apps, turning them into hotbeds of spin doctoring, disinformation and fake news.
Asked for comment, an X representative said more than 500 unique Community Notes, a feature that lets users add context to potentially misleading content, have been posted about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Nandana Sen posted a picture with her father and confirmed the 89-year-old was "busy as ever".
Searching on Google, we found no statement of Mirza Fakhrul Islam similar to the fake photocard in any media outlets and no news of Mirza Fakhrul's meeting with US Ambassador Peter Haas on October 8.
Videos of AI-generated doctors giving health and beauty tips on social media are becoming hugely popular, generating millions of clicks. How accurate are their claims? And how dangerous is AI in the medical field