The United States has blocked a UN Security Council resolution calling for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza and the unconditional release of hostages
The UN has reiterated its hope for a free, fair and credible election in Bangladesh
The headlines like "19 bags of cash in 8 donation boxes of Kishoreganj's Pagla Mosque", and "Tk 5.78cr found in 8 donation boxes of Pagla Mosque" have become a regular feature on newspapers, websites, and TV channels every few months
The Election Commission today sought explanation from Awami League leader Amir Hossain Amu, a candidate from Jhalakathi 2 constituency, for his alleged violation of electoral code of conduct
A visit to the banks of the Buriganga River offers a stark glimpse into the plastic pollution crisis in Bangladesh
There is no logical reason for the USA to impose sanctions on Bangladesh as the upcoming election will be free and fair, said Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today
Salman F Rahman does not own a house or an apartment, according to an affidavit he submitted to the Election Commission
Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) today awarded three journalists and Taalash, a TV programme, for their significant role in investigative reporting on corruption
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh has fulfilled the dream of Begum Rokeya by advancing enough in the women empowerment sector
At least 23 bags of money and jwellery were collected from nine donation boxes of Pagla Mosque in Kishoreganj this morning
A programme of Mayer Dak, a platform for family members of the victims of enforced disappearance, was foiled in the face of police resistance today
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today conferred the Begum Rokeya Padak 2023 on five women for their outstanding contribution to society, women's education and empowerment
International News Media Association (INMA) and the Google News Initiative (GNI) have announced 50 winners of the fourth-annual Elevate Scholarship award focused on promoting diversity and inclusion in the news media industry
Taiwan said yesterday that 12 Chinese fighter jets and a suspected weather balloon had crossed the Taiwan Strait’s sensitive median line, in a ratcheting up of tensions about a month before the island’s presidential election.
India’ Supreme Court yesterday asked the federal government to provide data on the number of Bangladeshi immigrants granted Indian citizenship in Assam between January 1, 1966 and March 25, 1971 and the measures being taken to deal with illegal immigration into the country, particularly in north eastern states.
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned top EU officials yesterday that China and Europe should not view each other as rivals or “engage in confrontation” due to their different political systems,
FBI Director Christopher Wray will visit India next week, officials said, days after Washington accused an Indian government official of directing an unsuccessful plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist on American soil.
Malaysia has started trapping and relocating tigers after three people were killed by the critically endangered creatures in the past two months, officials said yesterday.
A zoo in Pakistan has been shut down after a man was mauled to death by tigers in an attack discovered during routine cleaning, officials said today
More than one hundred Indonesians protested yesterday against Rohingya refugees who arrived on a western island by boat last week, calling for them to be relocated and clashing with police.
Israel pressed its offensive against Hamas militants in Gaza on Saturday after the United States blocked an extraordinary UN bid to call for a ceasefire in the two-month war
Global average temperature could temporarily cross a 1.5-degree Celsius (2.7 Fahrenheit) threshold next year, Britain's Met Office said on Friday, a milestone in climate history that could raise alarm at the COP28 summit being held in Dubai
Ultra-processed foods are commonly portrayed as a modern health scourge: a threat lurking on the shelves of every supermarket linked to obesity, heart disease, cancer and early death
A violent confrontation between suspected criminals has left at least 11 people dead in the town of Texcaltitlan in central Mexico, state security officials said on Friday
Dozens of alleged human rights abusers around the world face new sanctions Friday under a coordinated action by the United States, Britain and Canada to mark the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
13 Security Council members voted in favor of a brief draft resolution, put forward by the UAE, while Britain abstained
Gaza’s health system is on its knees and cannot afford to lose another ambulance or a single hospital bed more, the World Health Organization warned yesterday.
Hunter Biden was indicted late Thursday on multiple counts of tax evasion, the second time this year President Joe Biden’s troubled son has been charged by a special counsel investigating his personal and business dealings.
Although the rains that started yesterday under the influence of Cyclone Michaung (pronounced Migjaum) have subsided, the effects of winter are beginning to be felt. The Bangladesh Meteorological Department has said that after the rain stops, the temperature is expected to drop, paving the way for winter
About 100 earthquakes have hit Bangladesh this year, most of them minor tremors of magnitude 3.0 to 4.5
The Cox's Bazar Express started its maiden journey from Cox's Bazar Railway Station with 1,020 passengers