The increase in price of fertilisers has made farmers in Lalmonirhat worried ahead of the crucial vegetable-producing winter season
The Philippines yesterday accused China’s coast guard of installing a “floating barrier” in a disputed area of the South China Sea, saying it prevented Filipinos from entering and fishing in the area.
Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said yesterday the likelihood was rising that ethnic Armenians would flee the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh and blamed Russia for failing to ensure Armenian security.
A group of about 30 “heavily armed” men opened fire at Kosovo police in a northern Kosovo village early yesterday, killing a policeman, and the same armed men also stormed a nearby Serbian Orthodox monastery in the first such major regional violence since May, Kosovo officials said.
India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said that it is still a world of “double standards” and those countries which are occupying positions of influence are resisting the pressure to change and those with historical influence have weaponised a lot of those capabilities.
Authorities in Iran have neutralised 30 bombs meant to go off simultaneously in Tehran and detained 28 terrorists linked to Islamic State, Iran’s Tasnim news agency reported yesterday, citing the intelligence ministry.
US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas yesterday said media in Bangladesh may also come under the purview of the US visa policy.
Bangladesh ranks 22nd among the world’s 50 most conflict-ridden countries, according to an index by a US nonprofit.
“We need to raise awareness about rivers among the new generation. No matter how much development we achieve, it won’t be sustainable without river protection,” said Muzibur Rahman Howlader, former chairman of National River Conservation Commission, yesterday.
The Election Commission will conduct another round of workshops on October 4 on the role of polling agents nominated by candidates in ensuring free and fair voting.
As many as 89 dengue patients died last week alone. Meanwhile, at least 20,155 dengue cases were reported during this time. Of this, 14,436 patients are from outside Dhaka, while the rest 5,719 patients are from the capital.
Dhaka South City Corporation has issued show-cause notices to four officials for failing to solve the waterlogging problem in the capital’s New Market and surrounding areas within 24 hours of Thursday night’s heavy rain.
Police arrested a man early yesterday on charge of raping a tenth-grader in Savar.
A platform of lawyers under the banner of United Lawyers Front (ULF) yesterday organised a road-march programme near the Supreme Court demanding that the government send BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia abroad for her better treatment.
At least 16 people were killed in a coal mine fire in southwest China’s Guizhou province yesterday, local officials said.
India's top investigation agency today confiscated the properties of a prominent Sikh separatist and close ally of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, whose killing has sparked a diplomatic row between India and Canada
The United States made clear on Friday that it expected the Indian government to work with Canada on efforts to investigate the possible involvement of New Delhi agents in the murder of a Canadian citizen in June
In a rare occurrence, bail has been given to five men in Manipur despite them being charged under sections of the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today said it attempted to re-establish communication with Vikram lander and Pragyan rover of Moon mission but has not got any response yet
Decision taken in protest of Beijing’s denial of accreditation to some Indian athletes from Arunachal Pradesh
The Indian parliament has given approval to the historic Constitution (128th Amendment) Bill-2023, providing for the reservation of 33 percent of seats in Lok Sabha and state legislative assemblies for women
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) yesterday announced a general election for January, almost three months later than scheduled, removing political uncertainty over the timing to help salvage a falling economy.
President Joe Biden on Saturday blamed “a small group of extreme Republicans” for a budget impasse that has placed the US government a week away from a shutdown, urging the lawmakers to resolve the issue.
At least 35 people were killed in southeastern Benin on Saturday after a fire broke out at a shop where witnesses said gasoline was being unloaded, a justice ministry representative said.
A Nasa space capsule carrying the largest soil sample ever scooped up from the surface of an asteroid streaked through Earth’s atmosphere yesterday and parachuted into the Utah desert, delivering the celestial specimen to scientists.
Western powers through their support for Ukraine are “de facto” fighting against Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, as Kyiv claimed fresh advances on the ground.
Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians in a pre-dawn raid today in the West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said
At least 34 people were killed when a contraband fuel dump burst into flames in southern Benin near the border with Nigeria, a government official said on Saturday.
Venezuela's Tocoron prison was like a town all unto itself, boasting restaurants, a pool, a zoo, a playground for inmates' kids and so much more as a powerful gang ruled the roost, using the facility as a criminal operations center
Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza, jailed for 25 years on treason charges and for denouncing Moscow’s Ukraine offensive, has arrived to serve his sentence at a maximum-security Siberian prison, his lawyer said yesterday.
In this era of technological advancement, remote-controlled unmanned vehicles, drones, are changing the dynamics of warfare
Just like many countries across the globe, Cox's Bazar also has lifeguards who constantly keep an eye on the bay, ready to rush to save lives if a person is drowning
Ruling Awami League has started its "peace rally" at the South Gate of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in the capital this afternoon
All the buildings of Khulna Chest Disease Hospital are in a dilapidated and dangerous condition. In the absence of alternative arrangements, treatment is going on in a highly risky environment