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Tabith announces election manifesto promising intelligent Dhaka

Tabith announces election manifesto promising intelligent Dhaka

Staff  Reporter: BNP-nominated mayor candidate for the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), Tabith Awal on Monday announced his election manifesto promising to build an intelligent Dhaka.He also pledged to tackle

Coronavirus suspected cases on the rise in India

Coronavirus suspected cases on the rise in India

At least three new suspected cases of coronavirus infection have been reported in India within a day, adding to the growing fear of coronavirus outbreak.In Bihar’s Chapra area authorities identified

Sudden fever claimed two members of a family in Munshiganj create panic

Sudden fever claimed two members of a family in Munshiganj create panic

Staff Reporter: Two members of a family died from sudden fever in a village of Lauhajong Upazila in Munshiganj district.The death incidents of a woman and her nephew create panic

Twenty soldiers killed in Mali attack, government says

About 20 soldiers were killed in a pre-dawn attack on an army camp in central Mali on Sunday, the government said.The identity of the attackers was not immediately clear. In

Stone quarry worker killed in clash with police, Rab in Panchagarh

Stone quarry worker killed in clash with police, Rab in Panchagarh

Staff Reporter: One killed and 30 others were injured in a clash with police and Rapid Action Battalion (Rab)  in Bhajanpur area of Tetulia upazila in the district on Sunday.The

China virus death toll leaps to 80 in spite of strict travell ban

China virus death toll leaps to 80 in spite of strict travell ban

The toll from China's viral epidemic spiked on Monday to 80 dead with hundreds of new infections despite unprecedented quarantines and travel lockdowns, as foreign governments scrambled to help their

Ishraque's rally attacked

Ishraque's rally attacked

Staff Reporter :BNP's Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayor candidate Ishraque Hossain came under attack during campaigning in the city's Gopibagh area on Sunday morning.Ishraque, several of his supporters and

Evacuation from virus-hit China cities planned

News Desk  :The United States, France and Japan have prepared to evacuate their citizens from the Chinese quarantined city that has become ground zero for a new deadly strain of

Dhaka plans travel ban

Md Joynal Abedin Khan with  Reza  Mahmud : The government has put the airports on high alert to prevent possible spread of coronavirus in Bangladesh.Health Directorate has already set up

Olympic qualifiers fly out

Reuters :China has withdrawn as host of a four-nation women's Olympic qualifying tournament next month because of concerns about the outbreak of the new coronavirus in the country, Asian football

 Atiqul pledges a modern Dhaka

Atiqul pledges a modern Dhaka

Staff Reporter  :Awami League mayor candidate for Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Atiqul Islam has promised to build a "modern, dynamic and healthy" Dhaka if re-elected.He made the promise while

Firearms being smuggled ahead of city polls

Staff Reporter :Firearms and weapons are being smuggled into the country in a bid to unleash violence in Dhaka ahead of the of City Corporation election, says the Dhaka Metropolitan

No level-playing field within EC: Mahbub

Staff Reporter :Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar said, there is no level-playing field within the Election Commission itself as its capacity to address various issues has been curbed.Mahbub alleged that he

 No clash over polls expected

No clash over polls expected

Staff Reporter :The British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Robert Chatterton Dickson, on Sunday said that incident of clashes should not occur during electoral campaign and hoped for a fair Dhaka

Fakhrul seeks vote for BNP candidates

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has urged the city dwellers to cast their votes for their party's two mayoral candidates in the elections to two Dhaka city corporations

BD mission assures students all help

News Desk :Bangladeshi students who are stuck in a lockdown at 'Ground Zero' of the Coronavirus outbreak in China are finally at ease after authorities from Bangladesh Embassy in Beijing

India's CCA to trigger largest statelessness crisis

India's CCA to trigger largest statelessness crisis

154 European Union lawmakers draft stunning resolutionNational HeraldIndia's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) could trigger the "largest statelessness crisis in the world and cause widespread human suffering", a powerful group of

Atiqul announces manifesto promising to build ‘modern, healthy’ Dhaka

Atiqul announces manifesto promising to build ‘modern, healthy’ Dhaka

Staff Reporter:Awami League mayoral candidate for Dhaka North City Corporation Atiqul Islam announced his election manifesto on Sunday promising to build a ‘modern and healthy’ Dhaka if he voted to

Nobel laureate Yunus gets bail in Grameen Communications case

Nobel laureate Yunus gets bail in Grameen Communications case

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has secured bail after surrendering to a court in a case involving a series of labour law violations by Grameen Communications.Judge Rahibul Islam of Dhaka's Third

Dhaka City Polls: BNP candidate Ishraque attacked

Dhaka City Polls: BNP candidate Ishraque attacked

BNP’s Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayoral candidate Ishraque Hossain came under attack during campaigning in the city’s Gopibagh area on Sunday morning.Ishraque, a number of his supporters and journalists

More than 2,000 now infected with coronavirus; 56 dead in China

More than 2,000 now infected with coronavirus; 56 dead in China

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - More than 2,000 people globally have been infected with a new coronavirus, the vast majority of them in China, where 56 people have died from the disease,

4 arrested in Gazipur

Gazipur Correspondent  :Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Saturday arrested four in a case filed for gang-raping a schoolgirl in Gazipur.The arrested identified as Sharif Hossain, 18, Imran Hossain Sujon, 19,

China coronavirus spreading fast

China coronavirus spreading fast

News Desk :Dozens of people are dead in China as the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread throughout the country. China's National Health Commission says the death toll from the new

3 of a family killed in road crash

UNB, Barguna :Three members of a family were killed and four others injured as bus run over them at AK School intersection in Amtali upazila here Saturday noon.The deceased were

New Indian Citizenship Law enforced

Thomson Reuters Foundation :Days after nearly 200 homes were demolished in an informal settlement in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru, human rights groups and slum dwellers said they expected

Dhaka ranks 4th worst

Bangladesh's capital Dhaka ranked fourth worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Saturday morning.It had an AQI score of 247 at 08:19am. The air was classified as 'very unhealthy'.Bosnia

Palestine retain title

Palestine retained the Bangabandhu Gold Cup title beating Burundi by 3-1 goals in the final of the 6th edition of the meet at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Saturday.

 Pakistan cruise to 9-wicket win over Bangladesh

Pakistan cruise to 9-wicket win over Bangladesh

Staff Reporter: Bangladesh defeated by nine wicket to Pakistan in the second match which helped the host to gain unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match Twenty20 international series in Lahore

Two Rohingya women killed in Myanmar shelling

Two Rohingya women killed in Myanmar shelling

Two Rohingya women were killed and seven others injured in shelling the Myanmar military and insurgents blamed on each other, days after the UN's top court ordered the country to

Powerful earthquake jolts eastern Turkey, killing 18

Powerful earthquake jolts eastern Turkey, killing 18

A powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 18 people and collapsing buildings in affected towns near the centre of the tremor, which was strong enough to