Facebook's currency plan gets hostile reception in Congress

Washington, July 17 -- Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulator... Read More

Take steps in 24 hrs to control Aedes mosquito: HC

Dhaka, July 14 -- The High Court on Sunday asked the authorities concerned to take effective measures within 24 hours to destroy Aedes mosquito for preventing spread of dengue and Chikonguniya. The H... Read More

Queen Maxima lauds Bangladesh's inclusive development initiatives

Dhaka, July 12 -- UN Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development Queen Maxima has praised the initiatives of Bangladesh government to include all people in the financial... Read More

4 killed in Cumilla road crash

Cumilla, July 11 -- At least four people, including two women, were killed and 10 others injured when a bus hit a truck in Kesonpar area of Lalmai upazila. Identities of the deceased could not be kno... Read More

NASA's Hubble telescope captures stellar fireworks show

Bangladesh, July 2 -- Washington, July 02 (Xinhua/UNB) -- The Hubble Space Telescope has captured an ongoing fireworks show in the universe which started 170 years ago when a doomed super-massive star... Read More

IMF, World Bank chiefs address US plan for Palestinians

Bahrain, June 26 -- The heads of international financial institutions and global investors are addressing a conference intended to boost a $50 billion U.S. economic plan for the Palestinians. Despite... Read More

Tweaks that transformed the Tigers of Bangladesh

Dhaka, June 25 -- After a comprehensive win against Afghanistan on Monday, whether Bangladesh can chart a new course in World Cup history will depend on their results against Pakistan and India, repor... Read More

Nepal ready to welcome Bangladeshi investments

Dhaka, June 22 -- Nepal will welcome all kinds of private and public sector investments from Bangladesh, said its Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Secretary Dinesh Kumar Ghimire on Saturday. He... Read More

Ex-Sampdoria coach Giampaolo takes over at AC Milan

Milan, June 20 -- Former Sampdoria coach Marco Giampaolo has been named the new coach of AC Milan. Milan announced Wednesday that Giampaolo signed a two-year contract with an option for a third seaso... Read More

Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster

Sudan, June 17 -- Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir appeared in public for the first time since his ouster two months ago, as he was led to a prosecutor's office Sunday in a corruption investiga... Read More