2h ago| Bangladesh

“Opposition getting scope to hold protests, let them”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (August 14, 2022) said that she is fully aware of public suffering due to the record fuel price hike and load shedding, and completely empathises with them.

1h ago| UK

High living costs forcing many Britons to give up pets

Stood on her hind legs to greet any prospective owner who might approach her glass-doored kennel, Harriet is a black English cocker spaniel abandoned as a deepening cost-of-living crisis pushes growing numbers of Britons to part with their pets.

2h ago| Bangladesh

Strict security measures at and around Dhanmondi 32 tomorrow

Dhaka Metropolitan Police have taken strict security measures in and around Dhanmondi 32, marking the National Mourning Day to be observed tomorrow (August 15, 2022).

3h ago| Education

HC forms committee for guideline to prevent plagiarism in thesis

The High Court today (August 14, 2022) formed a seven-member expert committee to formulate a guideline in order to prevent plagiarism in PhD thesis in all public universities across the country.

3h ago| Bangladesh

Statements of Swiss ambassador, Bangladesh govt, ACC contradictory: HC

The High Court today (August 14, 2022) observed that the statements made by the Switzerland ambassador, Bangladesh government, and ACC regarding seeking information on money deposited by Bangladeshis to Swiss banks are contradictory.

3h ago| Cricket

Hardik will make the difference against Pakistan, believes Aaqib Javed

Talking about the upcoming match, Pakistan's 1992 World Cup-winning pacer Aaqib Javed has said that Hardik Pandya could be the difference maker as the Babar Azam-led side doesn't have an all-rounder like him.

Goalkeeping tutorial with Anisur Rahman Zico

Post: In the third episode of Star Pathshala we have Bangladesh Football Team and Bashundhara Kings’ goalkeeper Anisur Rahman Zico to teach us the basics of goalkeeping.

7h ago| Air pollution

Dhaka’s air quality “good” today: AQI

With an air quality index (AQI) score of 45, Dhaka's air quality has been “good” this morning (August 14, 2022).

18h ago| Crime & Justice

Five Ashrayan-3 homes demolished

At least five half-done homes of the Ashrayan-3 project in Sunamganj’s Dowarabazar were demolished by the upazila administration due to faulty construction on Friday night.

4h ago| Business

Saudi Aramco profit soars on higher prices and refining margins

State oil giant Saudi Aramco (2222.SE) reported a soaring 90 per cent rise in second-quarter profit on Sunday, beating analyst expectations and propelled by higher oil prices, volumes sold and refining margins.