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Muktijoddha Mancha organises human chain rally against Pakistan

Water level in Sylhet decreases, misery increases

Rain brings relief in different places including Dhaka

Government employees want 60 percent salary hike

Siam to star opposite Mithila Palkar in a Bollywood film

Sri Lankan President congratulates Sheikh Hasina on combatting terrorism

Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 31: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has lauded the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her policy of common prosperity with a special focus on terrorism and violent extremism.

Security concerns: Chinese companies want to shift business from Pakistan to Bangladesh

Beijing/Islamabad: Amid growing security concerns in Pakistan and new sanctions imposed by Myanmar, some Chinese companies are willing to shift their full investment and activities from Pakistan and Myanmar to Bangladesh.

Over 90% of Afghanistan families experiencing food crisis

Kabul, Afghanistan: International human rights groups have warned that 90 percent of Afghanistan's households do not have access to adequate food. The situation in the country has been deteriorating since the Taliban seized power in mid-August last year.

Nadia Binte Amin receives India's Lifetime Achievement Award

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 28: FBCCI's Director Nadia Binte Amin has won the Lifetime Achievement Award-2022 of the Federation of Indian Women Entrepreneurs (FIWE) in recognition of her contribution to the employment and economic empowerment of women in Bangladesh.

OIC meeting adopts resolution on Rohingya situation

Islamabad / Dhaka, March 24: The OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) has unanimously adopted a resolution entitled "Situation of the Rohingya Muslim Community in Myanmar" to keep up the pressure on Myanmar.

India wants to launch passenger trains from March 26

Dhaka, March 16: India has sent a letter to Bangladesh Railway to start passenger trains from March 26. However, Bangladesh Railway has not yet decided whether it will carry passengers by train from that date. Shariful Alam, senior information officer at the railway ministry, told reporters at 12 noon on Wednesday (March 16).

Bangladeshi national killed in Kolkata guest house fire

Kolkata, March 12: A Bangladeshi woman died and another Bangladeshi national was injured in a fire that broke out in a guest house in Kolkata, the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal, in the early hours of Saturday.

India seeks return of GPS implanted turtles rescued in Bangladesh

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 10: After the rescue of two 'Batagur Baska' turtles with Indian satellite trackers from two areas adjacent to the Sundarbans in Bangladesh in just seven to eight days, the Indian authorities are seeking the return of the two trackers and the turtles from Bangladesh.

Historic March 7 observed at Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi

New Delhi, March 8: The Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi celebrated the historic March 7 with due dignity.

Kashmir's Sadia wins gold medal in Moscow amid Russia-Ukraine war

New Delhi, March 6: Kashmiri teenager Sadia Tariq won the gold medal at the Wushu star competition held in Moscow, Russia.

Pakistani media condemns Imran Khan's untimely visit to Russia

Islamabad, March 6: Political analysts, researchers and commentators in the Pakistani media have taken a tough stand on Imran Khan's visit to Russia. They are even confused about the Prime Minister's visit to Moscow on the opening day of the Russia-Ukraine war.

Bangladesh Day observed at Kolkata International Book Fair

Kolkata, March 5: A two-day-long Bangladesh Day celebration was organized at the 45th Kolkata International Book Fair.

Terrorism: Pakistan likely to slip into FATF's black list

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF)'s working group and plenary meeting started last Monday, February 21 in Paris, the capital of France. It will continue till March 4. The fate of Pakistan, which has already been on the 'gray list' of the FATF for the last four years, is now particularly dependent on this meeting.

Initiatives taken to enhance cultural and trade relations with India's Assam

Guwahati, Assam, February 26: Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr. Hassan Mahmood held a meeting with Governor of India's Assam, Jagadish Mukhi, and Chief Minister of the state, Himanta Biswa Sarma. They discussed fruitful initiatives to enhance Bangladesh's cultural and trade ties with Assam and to take practical steps to improve the four-way communication by road, rail, sea and air.

Bangladesh wants solution to unresolved issues including Teesta river dispute

New Delhi, February 25: Foreign Secretary Masood bin Momen has sought India's cooperation in resolving the unresolved issues as well as expeditious termination of the common river water, including Teesta, sharing agreement.