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HR violations in Myanmar affecting region; Asean must apply pressure: UN expert

Dhaka, July 18 -- Human rights violations in Myanmar are creating increasingly serious issues for South and South East Asia, a UN expert said on Thursday, urging stronger action by regional countries ... Read More


Congo confirms 1st Ebola case in city of Goma

Congo, July 15 -- The Congolese health ministry confirmed an Ebola case in Goma late Sunday, marking the first time the virus has reached the city of more than 2 million people along the border with R... Read More


US stock indexes continue to climb into record territory

New York, July 13 -- U.S. stocks were modestly higher in afternoon trading on Friday, as declines in health care stocks were offset by gains in technology, consumer discretionary and industrial compan... Read More


OPCW: Bangladesh proposes scholarships for qualified youths

Dhaka, July 12 -- Bangladesh has proposed Trust Fund for interns from developing world in the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons or OPCW. Dhaka has been urging all international organis... Read More


'One House, One Farm project' officials urge govt to regularise their jobs immediately

Dhaka, July 9 -- The aggrieved officials and employees of the "Amar Bari, Amar Khamar Prokolpo" (ABAKP) named 'One House, One Farm project' and the Palli Sanchay Bank (PSB) urged the government to reg... Read More


Shakib, Mehidy advance in ICC's batting, bowling rankings

Dhaka, July 7 -- Bangladesh stalwart Shakib Al Hasan and Mehidy Hasan Miraz improved their ICC ODI rankings in batting and bowling respectively. As per the latest ODI ranking published by ICC on July... Read More


Six 'robbers' held with firearms in Manikganj

Manikganj, July 6 -- Police arrested six members of a robber gang from different areas of Manikganj and Dhaka on Friday night over the robbery at the house of an expatriate in Saturia upazila. The ar... Read More


Ed Sheeran drops two new singles from upcoming album No. 6 Collaborations Project

Dhaka, July 6 -- Pop star Ed Sheeran has released two new songs - "Blow" and "Best Part of Me" - from his upcoming album No. 6 Collaborations Project, reports The Indian Express. While Sheeran has te... Read More


Netherlands reach first FIFA Women's World Cup final

Lyon, July 5 -- - Jackie Groenen's extra-time goal gave European champions the Netherlands a place in the FIFA Women's World Cup final with a 1-0 win over Sweden in Wednesday's semifinal. Latching on... Read More


College girl 'gang-raped' in Shariatpur

Shariatpur, July 3 -- A college girl has reportedly been gang-raped by four youths in Shariatpur municipality area. Victim's father filed a case with Palong Model Police Station on Tuesday in this re... Read More