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First cargo ship from Bhutan arrives via India

Dhaka, July 18 -- The first-ever cargo ship, carrying stone aggregates from Bhutan through the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol route, was formally received at Narayanganj on Thursday. Indian High Commission... Read More


Bangladesh to invite WHC team to visit Sundarbans

Dhaka, July 10 -- Bangladesh will invite World Heritage Committee (WHC) team to visit the Sundarbans and adjoining areas to prepare report on the environmental issue regarding the Rampal power plant, ... Read More


1 dead in Gazipur factory fire

Gazipur, July 2 -- A security guard was burned to death in a fire at a spinning mill at Faripur of Sreepur upazila on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Russel, 45. Ram Prasad Pal, station offi... Read More


US warns Turkey it faces sanctions if it buys Russian system

Brussels, June 27 -- Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper made it clear to Turkey on Wednesday that it will face economic sanctions if it goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian missile defense ... Read More


Scientists Discover a Vast Reservoir of Freshwater Hidden Beneath The Ocean

Dhaka, June 27 -- Underneath the salty waters of the North Atlantic ocean, geologists have discovered a giant aquifer of freshwater, hidden from view just off the US coast, reports Science Alert. Whi... Read More


Afghan leader in Pakistan to talk ties, peace with Taliban

Islamabad, June 27 -- The Afghan president on Thursday praised Pakistan's efforts to advance the peace process in the region as he reached out to Islamabad for help in bringing the Taliban to the nego... Read More


'Cinderella' film feted at Library of Congress

Washington, June 21 -- No one arrived in a horse-drawn carriage. But there was valet parking for the guests invited to a "mini-ball" held at the Library of Congress in honor of the Disney film "Cinder... Read More


Chinese researchers map out deer's genomes, lend clues to cure human diseases

Bangladesh, June 21 -- Washington, June 21 (Xinhua/UNB) -- An international team led by Chinese scientists explained why deer are less likely to develop cancer, how reindeer adapt to the harsh environ... Read More


President visits Imam Bukhari's mazar, offers doa

Bangladesh, June 18 -- Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Jun18 (UNB) - President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday offered fateha and doa at the mazar of distinguished scholar of hadith Abu Abdullah Mohamed bin Ismail Al-B... Read More


Truck helper killed in the city road crash

Dhaka, June 17 -- A truck helper was killed in a road accident in the city's Armanitola area on Monday. The deceased couldn't be identified yet. Bangshal police said when the helper was sleeping und... Read More