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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

Why did it take so long for the Bangladesh embassy in Chennai to open?

Dhaka, February 25: Bangladesh's first embassy in South India will soon be formally inaugurated in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu.

Bangladesh-India friendship is written in blood: Information Minister

Agartala, India, February 24: Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud said that the friendship between the people of Bangladesh and India is written in blood.

Indian Foreign Minister Jaishankar invites Momen to JCC meeting

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, February 23: Indian Foreign Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar has invited his Bangladeshi counterpart Dr. A K Abdul Momen to the next meeting of the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) in the first half of the current year.

Taliban's top sniper becomes 'Afghan Mayor'

Kabul: A young man is walking on the streets of Maymana town, people are greeting him. Damullah Mohibullah Mowaffaq, the new mayor of the city. This is his present identity, but his past identity — he was a formidable sniper of the Taliban, whose rifle shots had killed many people.

Bangabandhu laid the foundation of Bangladesh-India relations

New Delhi, February 19: Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman laid a strong foundation for Bangladesh-India relations. This was stated by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Md. Shahriar Alam, at the inaugural session of the 10th Round of Bangladesh-India Friendship Dialogue in India's Shimla on Friday (January 18).

88 Bangladeshi fishermen detained, three trawlers seized in India's West Bengal

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, February 18:�Eighty-eight Bangladeshi fishermen along with three fishing trawlers have been detained in India's West Bengal for entering Indian waters.

Starving Afghanistan drug addicts locked in Taliban-run detox clinics 'resort to cannibalism'

Kabul: Starving Afghan drug addicts have resorted to cannibalism and they are eating human flesh in Taliban-run drug rehab centres in the country! Danish journalists have recently made such a claim.

Focal theme 'Country Bangladesh' logo unveiled at Kolkata International Book Fair

Dhaka, February 11: The logo of Kolkata International Book Fair 'Focal Theme Country Bangladesh' has been officially unveiled.

India extends $500 million loan to Sri Lanka to pay for oil

New Delhi/Colombo: India is extending $500 million line of credit (LOC) to power crisis-hit Sri Lanka to fund fuel purchases.

OIC conference in Islamabad was a circus: Pakistan's former ISI chief

Islamabad: Pakistan's Former ISI chief Lieutenant General Asad Durrani has termed the 17th Foreign Ministers-level Conference of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) recently held in Islamabad as a 'circus'. He recently made this remark in a virtual webinar hosted by the Development Communications Network.

Human rights situation in Pakistan stigmatized with rising cases of forced disappearance and abduction

Islamabad: The culture of forced disappearance and abductions is not new in Pakistan, but the United Nations has expressed concern that such incidents are rising rapidly in recent years.

Taliban taking away all the rights of women in Afghanistan

Kabul, February 5: The Taliban's seizure of power in Afghanistan has proved to be a real threat to human rights, especially for women in Afghanistan. Although the Taliban wanted to allay such fears for strategic reasons, people who did not forget about their first term were not at all convinced.

Pakistan seeing sharp rise in corruption, sex crimes: PM Imran Khan

Islamabad, Pakistan: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has recently said that corruption and sex crimes are on the rise in the country. 

Engineering marvel: India is building world's highest railway bridge

Jammu & Kashmir, India: The world's highest railway bridge is being built over the Chenab River, which flows between India and Pakistan. The height of this bridge will be 359 meters. The arch of this bridge has already been constructed. The railway bridge connecting Bakkal in Katra and Kauri in Srinagar will be 35 meters higher than the world-famous Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Pakistan: Gun attack on car leaves four people dead in Quetta

Islamabad, January 29: At least four people died in a gun attack on a car on Saryab Road of the Balochistan capital Quetta city in Pakistan on Friday, media reports said.