Bangladesh and Ethiopia have signed bilateral air service agreement recently to operate direct flights between the two countries
After giving Tk 8 lakh as compensation to the family of Rubel Parvez, a former student of Jahangirnagar University who died after being hit by a bus of Selfie Paribhan, students released 15 of its buses tonight
The UN yesterday urged world leaders to revive the spirit that led to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 75 years ago, to counter today’s widespread oppression and polarisation.
India’s Supreme Court yesterday upheld a 2019 decision by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to revoke special status for Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and split the region into two federally administered territories. Here are some facts about J&K and the constitutional change.
A local BNP leader, jailed in Rajshahi Central Jail in a sabotage case, died at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital RMCH) today
The United Nations yesterday appealed for $46 billion in funding for 2024 to help millions of people affected by humanitarian crises around the globe, including in the occupied Palestinian territories, Sudan and Ukraine.
The Election Commission is planning to deploy the armed forces for 13 days from December 29 to January 10, said sources.
The Election Commission yesterday approved the proposal of Police Headquarters to appoint commissioners of two metropolitan police units and five superintendents of police.
At least 20 people including five policemen suffered injuries as a clash broke out between supporters of Awami League and independent candidates in Saltha of Faridpur yesterday.
An illegal sand business is being run in Char Hogla village under Shambhupura union of Narayanganj by allegedly encroaching a portion of the Meghna.
Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Md Atiqul Islam yesterday warned of stern action if posters are found covering up authentic street art on the city’s walls.
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday cautioned the AL leaders running as independents not to engage in confrontations with party nominees or use any force.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police has chalked out security plans for the capital on the occasion of Christmas and the New Year’s Eve.
The death toll in the explosion that took place at Royal Filling Station in the capital’s Mohakhali on December 6, reached four as two more persons succumbed to their injuries yesterday.
China said yesterday that peace talks had been held over the conflict in northern Myanmar and yielded “positive results”, after weeks of fighting between the country’s junta and ethnic minority armed groups.
A Chinese naval formation led by the Shandong aircraft carried sailed through the Taiwan Strait yesterday, Taipei’s defence ministry said.
India’s Supreme Court yesterday upheld a 2019 decision by the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to revoke special status for the state of Jammu and Kashmir and set a deadline of September 30 next year for local polls to be held.
Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is set to fire several top ministers who are reportedly under investigation for alleged fraud, local media said Monday
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today termed the Supreme Court verdict upholding the abrogation of Article 370 by his government as "historic" and said "it is a resounding declaration of hope, progress and unity for our sisters and brothers in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh"
China said Monday that peace talks had been held over the conflict in northern Myanmar and yielded "positive results", after weeks of fighting between the country's junta and ethnic minority armed groups
The Philippines and China yesterday traded accusations over a collision of their vessels near a disputed shoalin the South China Sea as tensions over claims in the vital waterway escalate.
India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday said it has filed a charge sheet against nine people in connection with the killing of a 55-year-old Naga woman in Keibi village of Manipur on July 15 by a mob during ethnic clashes in the state.
A “patriots only” district election in Hong Kong that barred opposition democrats from the ballot sheet amid a national security squeeze had a record low voter turnout of 27.5 percent as many voters spurned what was seen as an undemocratic poll.
Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been removed from the penal colony where he had been imprisoned since the middle of last year and his current whereabouts are not known, his allies said yesterday.
Archaeologists excavating the ancient Roman city of Pompeii have uncovered a “prison bakery” where slaves and blindfolded donkeys were kept locked up underground to grind grain for bread, officials said this week.
Fighting between Israel and Hamas intensified across Gaza yesterday, and Palestinians and international relief agencies said public order was disintegrating as hunger spread, fuelling fears of a mass exodus to Egypt.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak yesterday said he was “deeply sorry” for those who lost family during the Covid pandemic as he was quizzed about his actions as finance minister during the global health emergency.
UN leaders today urged an end to obstruction hours before a deadline for a deal at a climate summit in Dubai, as oil producers resisted historic calls for the world to wind down fossil fuels
A draft of a potential climate deal at the COP28 summit yesterday offered various options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but stopped short of the full “phase out” of fossil fuels many nations have demanded.
The UN mission in Mali officially ended a 10-year deployment in the country on Monday, its spokesperson said, in a pullout ordered by Mali's military leaders.
Due to the impacts of Cyclone Michaung, the temperature in Tetulia dropped to 13.5 degrees Celsius on December 3. The temperature increased a little after that, but winter has started to set in again
The United States has blocked a UN Security Council resolution calling for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza and the unconditional release of hostages
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