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12 more dengue patients identified in Bagerhat

Bagerhat, Aug. 19 -- At least 12 new patients were diagnosed with mosquito-borne disease dengue here in the last 24 hours till Monday morning. Bagerhat Civil Surgeon Dr GKM Shamshuzzaman said the num... Read More


Advisory coach for women's hockey arrives Dhaka

Dhaka, Aug. 16 -- New Advisory coach for Bangladesh Women's Hockey Team Ajay Kumar Bansal arrived here on Thursday. "Ajay Kumar Bansal landed here around 8:30 pm on Thursday. He will stay for 15 days... Read More


UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries

Bangladesh, Aug. 13 -- United Nations, Aug 13 (AP/UNB) - UN experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for we... Read More


Rain likely to dampen Eid joys

Dhaka, Aug. 11 -- The country may experience rain on Monday when Muslims will celebrate Eid-ul-Azha. Parts of the eight divisions are likely to see light to moderate rain or thundershowers, accompani... Read More


Paternity leave on the cards: Minister

Dhaka, Aug. 6 -- Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque on Tuesday said initiatives will be taken to arrange paternity leave. "Although pregnant mothers get maternity leave, they're deprived of consta... Read More


Hearing on Minni's bail plea deferred

Dhaka, Aug. 6 -- The High Court on Tuesday referred till Thursday the hearing on the bail petition of Aysha Siddika Minni in a case filed over the killing of her husband Rifat Sharif. An HC bench of ... Read More


River Bangshi impresses Indian, Norwegian envoys

Savar, Aug. 3 -- Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das and Norwegian Ambassador Sidsel Bleken on Saturday enjoyed the beauty of Bangladesh taking a boat ride on the Bangshi River. B... Read More


Yemen officials: Al-Qaida kills at least 20 at military camp

Yemen, Aug. 2 -- Yemeni officials and tribal leaders say al-Qaida militants targeted a military camp in southern Abyan province, killing at least 20 troops. The militants attacked the camp with rocke... Read More


Former minister blames BNP for destroying rivers & shipping sector

Dhaka, July 30 -- Blaming BNP for destroying rivers and shipping sector in the country, former shipping minister Shajahan Khan on Tuesday said that the country was not safe under some quarter. They d... Read More


Flood situation remains unchanged in Kurigram

Kurigram, July 27 -- The overall flood situation in Kurigram district showed no sign of improvement on Saturday as Brahmaputra and Dharala rivers kept flowing above the danger level. The sufferings o... Read More