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Daily deaths, infection increase as 60 succumb to coronavirus and country registers nearly 4,000 new cases within 24 hours
Tiger population, size of Sunderbans increasing: PM Hasina
Record production of boro rice in the country
Embezzlement of assets worth Tk 20 crore; Case against 43 people including Hefazat leader Mamunul
BGB arrest three people for entering Bangladesh illegally
Kabul: Suspected Taliban militants killed an Islamic cleric in Pul-e-Alam city of Afghanistan's Logar province on Friday, media reports said on Sunday.
Kabul, June 12: At least five people died as two blasts rocked Afghanistan capital Kabul city on Saturday, media reports said.
Khuzdar, June 11: At least 18 people died as a passenger coach crashed in the Khuzdar region of Pakistan on Friday, media reports said.
UNICEF expresses deep concern over death and injury of children due to landmine and grenade explosions in Pakistan
Peshawar, June 9: UNICEF has expressed deep concern over the death of three children, age 10 to 16, who were reported killed in the detonation of a landmine in South Waziristan, one of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Merged Districts (KPMD) along the Afghan border, on Tuesday.
Islamabad, June 7: At least 30 people died and 50 others were injured after two passenger trains collided in the Ghotki district of Pakistan’s Sindh province on Monday, local authorities said.
Dhaka, June 5: India has said no to coronavirus vaccine exports to foreign countries, including Bangladesh, as the nation is fighting a shortage of doses amid the second wave of the deadly disease, the country's external affairs ministry' spokesperson Arindam Bagchi confirmed on Thursday.
Dhaka, June 3: The Bangladesh Army has provided emergency medical and security equipment to the Nepal Army as a token of friendship amidst the second wave of Covid-19. This was stated in a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday (June 3).
Dhaka, June 2: China has set different prices for Sinopharm's coronavirus vaccine for different countries in South Asia, causing uneasiness among its allies in the region. It has been alleged that even though Bangladesh has purchased per dose at USD 10, Bejing has charged Sri Lanka USD 15 for the same, giving rise to controversy in both countries.
Islamabad, June 1: Several human rights watchdogs have raised concern over the suspension of a veteran Pakistani journalist after he was critical of the country's Army recently.
Islamabad: Pakistan's key opposition leader and PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari targeted Imran Khan on the economic conditions of the country and said the PM is unsustainably borrowing money from international leasing agencies and this unprecedented borrowing is akin to mortgaging the country's economic integrity and freedom.
Dhaka, May 27: The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) is obstructing the construction of 'Bir Muktijoddha Memorial' next to the Tin Bigha Corridor at Patgram in Lalmonirhat.
Dhaka, May 22: Bangladesh has extended its closure on land borders with India for another eight days due to the worsening coronavirus infection situation in the neighbouring country. It will be effective till May 31, according to a notification sent from Bangladesh Assistant High Commission of Agartala, Tripura on Friday (May 21). It said the ban on passengers traveling across the land border with India has been extended to May 31.
Islamabad, May 20: Pakistan, while attending a special session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), is demanding that Israel should be held accountable for “crimes against humanity”, media reports said.
Dhaka, May 19: Bangladesh has sent the second shipment of coronavirus medicines and medical supplies to India. On Tuesday, Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Kolkata, Tawfiq Hasan; handed over 2,672 boxes of medicines and safety equipment to Indian Red Cross Society officials at Petrapole across the Benapole border.
Dhaka, May 17: Hili traders in Bangladesh have stopped all activities, including import and export, as the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) obstructed the construction of a temporary shed for passport holders in the Zero Point area of the Hakimpur Hili border in Dinajpur. They stopped import and export on Sunday (May 16) from 3:30 pm.