Demand for reinstatement of Muktijoddha quota within a week
Bangladesh wants to start Rohingya repatriation before the monsoon
Visitors satisfied with hawker-free, clean zoo
Hayden Walsh Jr ruled out of ODI series after testing positive for the coronavirus
Covid-19 claims 13 lives within 24 hours; lowest in eight months
Dhaka, January 13: The Bangladesh government has provided a list of 2,30,000 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar as part of the repatriation process. The list was handed over to the Myanmar ambassador in Dhaka on Monday, said Delwar Hossain, director general of the Myanmar wing of the foreign ministry.
Dhaka, January 7: At least four people died on Wednesday as supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed into the iconic Capitol building and created chaos over his defeat in the polls.
In a bid of optimism for the new year, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) expressed confidence that clean energy would grow in 2021.
Dhaka, December 31: The death toll in the Aden Airport blast in Yemen on Wednesday rose to 22 while dozens sustained injuries.
Dhaka, December 30: Millions of women in Argentina will be able to opt for abortion legally, after the Catholic-majority country approved a bill to legalise it on Wednesday.
Dhaka, December 29: Some 25,000 Eritrean refugees, sheltering in two camps in the unsettled Tigray region of Ethiopia, have received desperately needed food aid for the first time since mid-October.
Brussels: The European Union on Sunday started a co-ordinated vaccine rollout to fight the COVID-19 vaccine, in what the bloc's officials said is a "touching moment of unity".
Dhaka, December 22: The UN health agency chief said on Monday that scientists have been working to understand new Covid-19 variants that have been reported in South Africa and the United Kingdom.
Dhaka, December 22: US President Donald Trump on Monday presented Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the country's top honour- Legion of Merit- for the latter's leadership in elevating the strategic partnership between the two countries.
London: The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it is maintaining a 'close contact' with UK officials over the emergence of a new variant of coronavirus.
Dhaka, December 18: Two brothers, their cousin and a van driver were killed when a truck overturned on their way home from a holiday. The incident took place in the Rangalia Tiktikipara area of Pabna's Bhangura-Faridpur road around 1.30pm on Friday (December 18).
Dhaka, December 18: Two persons were killed and three others injured in a three-way collision between a pickup and a CNG vehicle and an autorickshaw at Shaistaganj in Habiganj. The three-way accident took place at 11am on Friday (December 18) between Kalimnagar and Garur Bazar on the Shaistaganj-Habiganj bypass road in the upazila.
Dhaka, December 18: China is using extensive technology and databases to "arbitrarily" arrest or monitor Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang province. Many people have been imprisoned there for reciting the Holy Quran, wearing hijab or going on Hajj. This information was provided by the international human rights organization Human Rights Watch (HRW).
Dhaka, December 17: France's President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for Covid-19, Elysée Palace said on Thursday.
Joe Biden says Donald Trump refused to 'respect' law, people's will after contesting election results
Dhaka/ Sputnik, December 15: US President-elect Joe Biden said in a speech- after the Electoral College secured his election victory- that President Donald Trump has refused to respect the will of the US public and the law by contesting the results.