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Dhaka to have underwater railway

Mashrafe's team lose by big margin in the first match in Sylhet leg

A group is spreading misinformation about books: Education Minister

Crowds on the last Friday at the trade fair

Foreign Minister inaugurates 'Hridaye Bangabandhu' corner and two units at Osmani Hospital

Canada records first single-day increase of over 10,000 coronavirus cases

Ottawa, December 21: Canada reported 10,621 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, the first increase of over 10,000 cases in a single day since the coronavirus pandemic hit the country in February 2020.

China: Cargo ship sinks, nine crew members die

Beijing: Nine crew members died as the cargo ship sank early Sunday morning off the coast of Yantai City in China, media reports said.

Canada joins US, UK and Australia to diplomatically boycott Beijing Olympics

Ottawa, December 9: After United States, United Kingdom and Australia, Canada on Wednesday announced to diplomatically boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights concerns.

4 killed in explosion in Iraq' Basra: Source

Baghdad, December 8: Four people were killed and as many injured on Tuesday in a motorcycle explosion in Iraq's southern city of Basra, the Iraqi military and a medical source said.

Mali: Terrorists attack bus, 33 die

Bamako, December 4: At least 33 people died as terrorists attacked a bus in central Mali on Saturday, media reports said.

Omicron: England records 22 cases so far

London, December 2: England has recorded 22 confirmed Omcron infection cases as the latest Covid-19 variant is driving the world to take stringent measures to stop its spread.

China pushes private schools to turn public in ‘fairness’ lesson: Media report

Beijing, November 29: China’s crackdown on for-profit education gained steam in the current month as authorities push to make private elementary and middle schools public under a banner of promoting 'fairness' in education, according to Nikkei Asia newspaper.

WHO classifies new Covid-19 strain as 'variant of concern', names it 'Omicron'

Geneva, November 27: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday declared the recently-detected B.1.1.529 strain of Covid-19 as a variant of concern and named it as Omicron.

Somalia: At least eight killed, several injured in car bombing near school in Mogadishu

Mogadishu, November 26: At least eight people have been killed and over a dozen injured in a car bomb explosion that targeted a United Nations (UN) security convoy near a school in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, according local officials and eyewitnesses.

Coronavirus: Pfizer vaccine shows 100 percent efficiency in adolescents after 4 months

New York, November 25: Pfizer-BioNTech have announced topline results from a longer-term analysis of the safety and efficacy of their Covid-19 vaccine in individuals aged between 12 through 15 years, where it was found that two-dose series showed 100 percent efficiency against the virus after four months.

Bus crash in western Bulgaria kills at least 46 people

Sofia, November 23: At least 46 people, including children, have been killed after a tourist bus crashed and caught fire in western Bulgaria early Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Over 20 injured, multiple dead as SUV plows through crowd taking part in Wisconsin Christmas parade

Madison, November 22: At least 20 people were hurt and 'some' died after a SUV ploughed through a crowd taking part in a celebratory Christmas parade in Waukesha in the US' Wisconsin state on Sunday.

DR Congo: Five Chinese kidnapped in armed attack on Congo mine

Five Chinese nationals were kidnapped when armed people attacked a gold mine in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Sunday, media reports said on Sunday.

Joe Biden administration planning to diplomatically boycott Beijing Olympics 2022: Reports

Washington DC, November 19: The US President Joe Biden-led administration is planning to diplomatically boycott the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics 2022.

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.