Indonesian rescuers search for 34 missing after ferry fire

Indonesia, Aug. 24 -- Rescuers were searching for more than 30 people believed missing after a ferry caught fire off the coast of Indonesia's main island of Java, killing at least three people. The v... Read More

The Amazon is on fire - how bad is it?

Dhaka, Aug. 23 -- Thousands of fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil - the most intense blazes for almost a decade, reports BBC. The northern states of Roraima, Acre, Rondonia and Amazon... Read More

Lawyer Palash committed suicide, finds judicial probe

Dhaka, Aug. 22 -- A judicial probe report said lawyer Palash Kumar Roy who was found burnt in Panchagarh Jail on April 26 committed suicide by setting himself on fire. Besides, the report pointed out ... Read More

Matter related to Jammu and Kashmir internal issue of India: Dhaka

Dhaka, Aug. 21 -- Bangladesh has described the matter related to Jammu and Kashmir as an internal issue of India. "Bangladesh maintains that the abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian Government is ... Read More

How modern life is transforming the human

Dhaka, Aug. 16 -- It all started with a goat. The unfortunate animal was born in the Netherlands in the spring of 1939 - and his prospects did not look good. On the left side of his body, a bare patch... Read More

Amnesty urges Sudan's military to extradite ousted al-Bashir

Cairo, Aug. 16 -- Amnesty International is urging Sudan's military rulers to hand over longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court to stand trial for war crimes and genocide l... Read More

Williams retires because of injury as Andreescu wins Rogers

Toronto, Aug. 12 -- Bianca Andreescu became the first Canadian to win the Rogers Cup in 50 years when Serena Williams retired because of an injury Sunday. Andreescu was up 3-1 in the first set when W... Read More

Japanese diplomat talks on Dhaka-Tokyo ties at CU

Dhaka, Aug. 8 -- Deputy Chief of Mission at Japanese Embassy Takeshi Ito on Thursday delivered a special lecture titled "Japan's Foreign Policy and Japan-Bangladesh Relations" at the University of Chi... Read More

Ex-BB governor Atiur for youth engagement through leadership

Dhaka, Aug. 3 -- Former Bangladesh Bank governor Dr Atiur Rahman on Saturday urged the youth to step forward and volunteer as the country faces different challenges. "This is the best time for the yo... Read More

400 community advocates to bring positive change in Rohingya camps

Cox's Bazar, July 26 -- A total of 400 community advocates, a group initiated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and its local partner PULSE Bangladesh, recently started working to ... Read More