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Bilawal Bhutto blames Pakistan military for 1971 defeat

If BNP comes with sticks, we will be show them the real game: Obaidul Quader

Inflation is constantly decreasing, will go down further: Planning Minister

Over 60s to get fourth dose of coronavirus vaccine earlier: Health Minister

232 people died of AIDS in Bangladesh in one year

The Netherlands will provide $7.5 million for Rohingya refugees and host communities

Dhaka, November 29: The Netherlands has decided to provide $7.5 million through the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to the welfare of forcibly displaced Rohingya refugees and their host communities in Cox's Bazar district. An agreement has been signed between the Embassy of the Netherlands in Dhaka and the IOM for the implementation of the project titled 'Environmental restoration and strengthening tolerance of Rohingya refugees and host communities in Cox's Bazar'.

Proposal in US House of Representatives to recognize Pakistani genocide in Bangladesh

Dhaka, October 15: Two influential US legislators have raised a proposal in the US House of Representatives seeking the recognition of the genocide that Pakistan carried out in present-day Bangladesh in 1971. President Joe Biden has been called on to recognize the massacre.

OIC Secretary General unwell, Dhaka visit postponed

Dhaka, August 27: Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Hussain Ibrahim has postponed his visit to Dhaka. The decision was taken due to physical illness, the Ministry of External Affairs said. Hussain Ibrahim was scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on Saturday (August 27) morning for a three-day visit at the invitation of Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen.

Bangladesh elected to UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee

Paris, July 8: Bangladesh has been elected to the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the next 4 years (2022-2026).

The United States congratulates Bangladesh on the inauguration of the Padma Bridge

Dhaka, June 24: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the much-awaited Padma Bridge tomorrow (Saturday) at 10:00 am. The United States has congratulated Bangladesh on the historic moment of the inauguration of the bridge. A statement from the US Embassy in Dhaka was issued on Friday (June 24th).

Bangladesh votes in favour of Ukraine in UN

New York, March 25: Bangladesh has voted in favour of a UN resolution calling for immediate action to address the humanitarian crisis caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The resolution in favour of Ukraine was passed by 140 votes.

Chinese dream of establishing itself as arms exporter receives jolt as Bangladesh flags faulty equipment supply

Beijing, November 16: China's aim of establishing itself as a defence exporter to many countries that are neighbours to India received a jolt when its supplies to the Bangladesh armed forces have raised concerns over the quality and longevity of the products, media reports said.

US govt condemns attacks on Hindu Durga Puja pandals, temples in Bangladesh

Dhaka/Washington DC, October 20: The United States on Tuesday condemned the recent violence in Bangladesh where Hindu temples and pandals were attacked by unknown men and urged authorities to 'investigate' the matter.

China continues to seek dominance in South Asia

Beijing, August 3: The whole world has been watching China's efforts to expand its hegemonic dominance in various South and Southeast Asian countries under Xi Jinping for a long time. The recent addition to that list is the China-South Asia Countries Poverty Alleviation in Chongqing, China. Apart from India, Bhutan and Maldives, the other five countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) have joined the organization.

US hits out at China for ‘malicious’ cyber activity

Washington DC, July 20: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday said the United States and countries around the world are holding the People’s Republic of China (PRC) accountable for its pattern of irresponsible, disruptive, and destabilizing behavior in cyberspace, which poses a major threat to our economic and national security.

China upset over price revelation of Sinopharm vaccine

Beijing, June 5: China has expressed annoyance over the release of Sinopharm vaccine prices in Bangladesh. According to the agreement between China and Bangladesh, the selling price of the vaccine was to remain undisclosed in public.

China to send 6 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh

Dhaka, May 21: China is going to send the second batch of 600,000 doses of its Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh.

Russia to send one crore doses of coronavirus vaccine to Bangladesh

Dhaka, May 10: The whole world is devastated by the coronavirus infection. In such a situation, all the countries are insisting on making antibodies by applying vaccines in human body. A large number of people in Bangladesh have already been vaccinated with doses from the Serum Institute of India. But this time the government is going to bring Russian vaccine Sputnik-V. In this case, the Ministry of Finance has initially suggested to bring a total of 1 crore vaccines in 5 months at 20 lakh doses per month.

US keen to give 4 million doses of coronavirus vaccine to Bangladesh: Ambassador Miller

Dhaka, May 7: The Bangladesh government has requested the United States to provide 4 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to overcome the crisis and meet urgent needs. In response to the request, Earl Robert Miller, the US ambassador to Dhaka, said his country was working hard to fulfill the wish.

Corona vaccine will be made with Russian formula

Dhaka, April 23: Mentioning that Bangladesh is seeking Russia's help in developing corona vaccine, the Foreign Minister said, "Russia will provide corona vaccine technology to Bangladesh. A memorandum of understanding has also been signed in this regard. Russia has agreed to provide the technology to a Bangladeshi pharmaceutical company. The process could take two to three months to complete."