'Kathgolap' awarded in Malaysia
Monsoon active, heavy rain expected
America wants the people of Bangladesh to choose their leaders freely
Uranium transfer on Thursday, festive atmosphere in Rooppur
No objection to the movement, violence will not be spared: Prime Minister
United Nations, April 6: Bangladesh, along with 16 other countries, abstained from voting on a UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution on the human rights situation in Ukraine due to Russia's aggression.
Dhaka, April 1: On the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of Bangladesh's independence, a bill was introduced in the United States Congress on March 29. The bill was raised in Congress to recognize the socio-economic progress that Bangladesh has made under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The bill was introduced by South Carolina Republican Congressman Joe Wilson as the Vice-Chairman of the Congress Committee on Bangladesh Affairs.
Riyadh, March 30: So far 18 Bangladeshi Umrah pilgrims have been reported killed in a tragic road accident in Saudi Arabia. Besides, 16 more people are under treatment in the hospital. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced this information on Wednesday (March 29) night.
Riyadh, March 29: Thirteen of the 24 Umrah pilgrims killed in a terrible road accident in the southern Asir province of Saudi Arabia were Bangladeshi nationals. Several other Bangladeshis are reported to have been injured in this incident. Bangladesh Embassy in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh confirmed this information on Tuesday (March 28).
Washington, D.C., March 28: US President Joe Biden greeted Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the people of Bangladesh on Independence Day, saying that Bangladesh deeply understands the value of freedom and liberation, as they fought bravely to determine their own destiny in 1971.
Beijing, March 27: Chinese President Xi Jinping said that the extraordinary achievements of the Bangladesh government and people have been widely praised by the international community. China-Bangladesh friendship has a long historical background and will continue to strengthen. He said these in his congratulatory message on the occasion of Bangladesh's Independence Day on Sunday.
Washington, D.C., March 27: US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken said Bangladesh is "fast becoming a regional leader" with a fast-growing economy, increasingly well-educated workforce and dynamic young population. The United States is keen to deepen its partnership with Bangladesh in the coming years.
Dubai, March 25: Interpol has issued a red notice against Dubai-discussed gold trader Arav Khan alias Rabiul Islam. He is the 63rd Bangladeshi in the Interpol wanted list.
Dubai, March 21: Rabiul Islam alias Arav Khan is the key accused in the murder case of Special Branch (SB) Inspector Mamun Imran Khan. After the murder, he fled to India. From there, he crossed over to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a fake passport. After that, he was absconding for a long time. Aarav recently opened a gold shop in Dubai. Several stars including cricketer Shakib Al Hasan, content creator Ashraful Hossain Alam aka Hero Alam went to inaugurate his shop. Since then, Aarav Khan has been in a heated discussion.
Dhaka, March 17: New Zealand has decided to ban the Chinese conglomerate-owned popular social media app TikTok on all devices with access to its parliament by the end of this month.
Doha, March 8: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is visiting Qatar, has urged the expatriate Bangladeshis to strictly abide by the laws of the countries they work for. She also warned that Bangladesh will not make even the least effort to save them if anyone is involved in any crime by breaking the law.
Doha, March 7: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the country's development partners for five key measures to build a smart, innovative, and knowledge-based society, which she believes will help promote a peaceful, just, and inclusive society.
Doha, March 6: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that global partnerships must be meaningful for least developed countries (LDCs) like Bangladesh, so that no challenge can disrupt the progress of these countries in attaining developing country status.
Doha, March 6: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) want their due for real structural transformation as per international commitments.
Beijing, March 1: A Chinese Communist Party (CCP)-run newspaper has issued warning to Tesla CEO Elon Musk after he retweeted the US government’s “low-confidence” assessment which claimed that the global Covid-19 pandemic originated from a laboratory in China's Wuhan.