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Netherlands committed to support Bangladesh: Dutch Queen

Dhaka, July 10 -- Dutch Queen Maxima on Wednesday expressed her country's interest to help Bangladesh in digitisation of the retail payment system. She expressed the interest while calling on Prime M... Read More


DNCC operates anti-smoking Mobile Court

Dhaka, July 4 -- A mobile court was part of a drive in the Dhaka North City Corporation, Zone-5 on 3rd July, Wednesday. Three local restaurants at around Shyamoli bus stand area were fined for not hav... Read More


NKorea urges South to stop mediating between North, US

Bangladesh, June 27 -- South Korea, June 27 (AP/UNB) - North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the Uni... Read More


Skydiving plane crash in Hawaii kills 9, no survivors

Honolulu, June 23 -- A small plane used for skydiving crashed and burst into flames near the perimeter of a small seaside airport on the island of Oahu, killing all nine people aboard, officials said ... Read More


FIFA makes penalty shootout rule change during World Cup

Bangladesh, June 21 -- Valenciennes, June 21 (AP/UNB) - The debut of video review in women's soccer is causing confusion and has pushed FIFA to make a rule change heading into the knockout phase of th... Read More


Govt target is to raise GDP growth to 10 pc in 2023-'24 FY: PM

Dhaka, June 14 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said her government has planned to take the country's GDP growth to 10 percent in the 2023-'24 fiscal year. The Prime Minister said this while... Read More


Clashes between protesters, security forces In parts of Jammu and Kashmir

Dhaka, June 7 -- Clashes between protestors and security forces broke out after Eid prayers in some parts of Kashmir on Wednesday, reports NDTV. There were no reports of anyone getting hurt, they sai... Read More


Muslims leave Sri Lanka govt to allow probe of terror claim

Sri Lanka, June 4 -- Eleven Muslim politicians resigned from top government posts in Sri Lanka on Monday, saying they wanted to enable the government to investigate allegations that some of them had l... Read More


Boat Sinking: BDRCS opens hotlines to restore family links

Dhaka, May 12 -- Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) has opened hotline numbers to establish contact with family members of the victims and survivors of Friday's boat capsize in the Mediterranean ... Read More