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Belarus police detain dozens as crowds chant against Lukashenko

Belarus police detain dozens as crowds chant against Lukashenko

Reuters, Minsk :Belarusian security forces detained dozens of protesters on Saturday as crowds rallied in central Minsk accusing President Alexander Lukashenko of rigging last month's election.One group of women

Stranded Saudi Arabia returnees throng in front of the offices of Saudi Airlines in the capital on Saturday for confirming their air tickets to join their work places.

Stranded Saudi Arabia returnees throng in front of the offices of Saudi Airlines in the capital on Saturday for confirming their air tickets to join their work places.

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Stranded Saudi returnees, struggle for tickets continues

Staff Reporter :Stranded Saudi Arabia expatriates continue to struggle in front of the office of Biman Bangladesh Airlines and Saudi Airlines in the capital for their air tickets to

Bangladesh gets $200m in WB loans to improve access to safe water, sanitation

News Desk :The World Bank has approved $200 million in loans to help Bangladesh improve access to safe water and sanitation services in rural areas.The Bangladesh Rural Water, Sanitation

Gonoforum faction ousts Dr Reza Kibria

UNB, Dhaka :Ousting party general secretary Dr Reza Kibria, a faction of Gonoforum leaders on Saturday decided to hold the party's national council on December 26 next.In an apparent

Pandemic burdens women with more household chores but they go unappreciated

News Desk :Jannatul Rupi, a health assistant in Kurigram's Belgachhi, has been overburdened with tasks both at home and work for the past six months since the coronavirus epidemic

Ensure Covid vaccine for all countries at a time: PM

UNB, Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked the world community to treat the Covid-19 vaccine as a 'global public good' and urged the United Nations to ensure

26 cops would be fined: DMP chief

UNB, Dhaka :Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has initiated a process to terminate 26 cops found positive in dope tests, said DMP Commissioner Md Shaifqul Islam on Saturday.The DMP chief

Amend law to end big tobacco's ill moves: Anti-Tobacco groups

Staff Reporter :Anti-tobacco groups on Saturday demanded amendment of the existing law to eliminate big tobacco companies' ill motives and CSR Manipulation.They from a Webiner accused the tobacco companies

Bangladesh, Saudi FMs to discuss bilateral issues Sunday

UNB, Dhaka :Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and his Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud will discuss bilateral and current issues over phone on Sunday.The telephone

Rohingya Genocide: ICC considers holding hearings in Bangladesh

UNB, Dhaka :The Registry of the International Criminal Court has filed its observations on a joint request by the victims to hold the hearings in the Rohingya genocide case

Wife raped while collecting blood for dying husband 2 arrested

Staff Reporter :A woman was rapped while collecting blood for dying husband in Dhaka's Mirpur area on Friday.RAB has arrested the alleged rapist Md. Monwar Hossain alias Sajib (43)

HSC examinee electrocuted in city

Staff Reporter :A college student died of electrocution after he touched a tin-shed house while playing cricket in Dhaka's South Kamalapur area on Saturday.The deceased was identified as Ferdous

India to hold election in Bihar despite surging coronavirus cases

Reuters, Mumbai :India announced local elections involving millions of voters in a densely packed state even as it reported 86,052 new infections of coronavirus on Friday and remained set

A teenager falls from the roof of a moving train and dies

Gafargaon (Mymensingh) Correspondent :A teenager named Enamul (12) was killed when he fell from the roof of a moving train at Mashakhali Railway Station area of Pagla Police Station

Indian farmers block roads, railways over farm bills

Indian farmers block roads, railways over farm bills

Al Jazeera News :Farmers in India blocked roads and railway tracks on Friday in a protest against new legislation that they say could pave the way for the government

Vehicles struggle to ply on Topkhana road in the capital as a big pothole developed there due to construction work of Metro Rail.  This photo was taken on Friday.

Vehicles struggle to ply on Topkhana road in the capital as a big pothole developed there due to construction work of Metro Rail. This photo was taken on Friday.

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Antibody tests for Covid-19 not prepares for antigen tests

News Desk :Having approved an antigen test to ensure a greater number of tests and quicker results, the government has no plans for now to introduce antibody tests for

Putin says Russia and US should agree not to meddle in each other’s elections

Reuters :President Vladimir Putin called on Friday for an agreement between Russia and the United States to guarantee not to engage in cyber-meddling in each other's elections.In a statement

Mysterious death of a Bangladeshi citizen in India Family call for investigation

Staff Reporter :Dijlal Biswas, father of Dipankar Biswas, who was found dead in his uncle's home in India, filed a petition with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs seeking an

Saudi won't send back 54,000 Rohingyas to Bangladesh, FM reiterates

UNB, Dhaka :Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Friday reiterated that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) can't send back 54,000 Rohingyas living there for decades. "The Saudi government

Global Coronavirus death toll rises to 9,88,288

News Desk :Coronavirus death toll has risen to 9,88,288 as 3,24,46,805 people have been infected worldwide till Friday. Besides, a total of 23,948,078 people have recovered worldwide from the

BNP's intimacy with Pak intelligence is old phenomenon, says Info Minister

Chattogram Bureau :Awami League's (AL) joint General Secretary and Information Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud said BNP continuously  pursues  the path of conspiracy after repeatedly failing to face Bangabandhu's daughter

Bangladesh plans to introduce 'fee' for NID services for expatriates

News Desk :The government plans to introduce a token fee to issue smart national identification cards for Bangladesh expatriates, reports bdnews24.com.The authorities are set to table its plans to

'Marginalised women, children most at risk of rape, assault'

Staff Reporter :Rights organisation Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) on Friday expressed deep concern over the recent incidents of rape and sexual assault in different parts of the country.In a

48m children could die by 2030 for lack of stronger efforts: UN

Anadolu Agency :Conflict zones and the novel coronavirus pose threats to the health and well-being of women and children as a decade of progress could be lost, according to

N'ganj blast 2 survivors recover slowly

Staff Reporter :The last two men who survived the blast in Narayanganj mosque are not out of danger yet.Kenan, 24, and Amjad Hossain Fakir, 35, were shifted to the

Youth's body recovered from his home in Dhaka

Staff Reporter :Police recovered the body of a youth from a house in front of Bushra Dentl Clinic on Taj Mahal Road in Dhaka's Mohammadpur area.The deceased is Zakaria

Open market sale of sub-standard surgical masks goes on unabated beneath Babubazar Bridge in the capital on Thursday amid lack of monitoring by concerned agency.

Open market sale of sub-standard surgical masks goes on unabated beneath Babubazar Bridge in the capital on Thursday amid lack of monitoring by concerned agency.

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Police thwart Progotishil Chhatra Jote's march towards Education Ministry at the Secretariat in the capital on Thursday.

Police thwart Progotishil Chhatra Jote's march towards Education Ministry at the Secretariat in the capital on Thursday.

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