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CU BCL gets new committee

Chattogram, July 14 -- The new committee of Bangladesh Chhatra League's Chittagong University (CU) unit was announced on Saturday night. Former vice-president Rezaul Haq Rubel and former publication ... Read More


Met Office forecasts very heavy rainfall

Dhaka, July 13 -- Heavy to very heavy rainfall has been forecast for parts of Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet and Chattogram divisions for the next 24 hours. In its Heavy Rainfall Warning, the Met Office... Read More


PM defends gas price hike; slams those opposing

Dhaka, July 11 -- Noting that gas price in Bangladesh is much less than what in other countries of the world, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said those who are demonstrating protesting the g... Read More


Are sugary drinks causing cancer?

Dhaka, July 11 -- Sugary drinks - including fruit juice and fizzy pop - may increase the risk of cancer, French scientists say, reports BBC. The link was suggested by a study, published in the Britis... Read More


Justice sought for Saima

Dhaka, July 8 -- Nari Samhati, the women wing of Ganosamhati Andolon, on Monday demanded justice for seven-year-old Samia Afrin Saima, who was murdered after rape in the city's Wari area on Friday nig... Read More


Gas tariff hike to benefit people: Minister

Dhaka, July 7 -- The people of the country will directly be benefited with the recent hike in gas prices, Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque told Parliament on Sunday. The minister made the state... Read More


Iraq celebrates naming Babylon a UNESCO World Heritage site

Baghdad, July 6 -- Iraq on Friday celebrated the UNESCO World Heritage Committee's decision to name the historic city of Babylon a World Heritage Site in a vote held in Azerbaijan's capital, years aft... Read More


Bangladesh must modernise public financial management in local govt: WB

Dhaka, June 27 -- To achieve upper-middle income status, Bangladesh must empower the local government institutions through administrative and fiscal decentralisation, a new World Bank report said Thur... Read More


Father-daughter border drownings highlight migrants' perils

Bangladesh, June 26 -- Mexico City, June 25 (AP/UNB) - The man and his 23-month-old daughter lie face down in shallow water along the Matamoros, Mexico, bank of the Rio Grande across from Brownsville,... Read More


AL, associate bodies greet Hasina

Dhaka, June 11 -- The leaders of Bangladesh Awami League and its associate bodies on Tuesday greeted Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of the 11th anniversary of her release from prison. T... Read More