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8 killed in deadly California boat fire; 26 missing

Bangladesh, Sept. 3 -- Santa Barbara, Sept 3 (AP/UNB) - A middle-of-the-night fire swept a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monda... Read More


GPA system in SSC, HSC under review: Secretary

Dhaka, Aug. 27 -- The government is thinking about replacing the grade point average (GPA) system in the results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) wit... Read More


France's Macron, soccer stars unite against Amazon fires

Paris, Aug. 23 -- Rarely have French President Emmanuel Macron and superstar soccer players including Cristiano Ronaldo been on the same page, but when it comes to the fires that are devastating the A... Read More


"Not proud as an Indian": Amartya Sen's critique of Kashmir move

Dhaka, Aug. 20 -- Nobel laureate Dr Amartya Sen on Monday vehemently criticised the government's move on Kashmir, saying it not only emphasised majority rule "as opposed to it sustaining the rights of... Read More


At least 46 killed by heavy rainfall in Sudan

Cairo, Aug. 19 -- A Sudanese health official says flooding triggered by heavy rains has killed at least 46 people in the past two months and destroyed thousands of houses across the country. Acting d... Read More


Dengue takes two more lives in Dhaka, Madaripur

Dhaka, Aug. 1 -- Two more people have died of dengue in Dhaka and Madaripur districts as the viral disease kept wreaking havoc on the country, particularly in capital Dhaka. The deceased were identif... Read More


Russian police arrest more than 1,000 in Moscow protest

Moscow, July 28 -- Russian police cracked down fiercely Saturday on demonstrators in central Moscow, beating some people and arresting more than 1,000 who were protesting the exclusion of opposition c... Read More


UN Security Council visits Colombia as peace worries mount

Bogota, July 13 -- Peace remains elusive in many parts of Colombia nearly three years into the implementation of the nation's historic peace accord with leftist rebels. But a leader of a U.N. Security... Read More


Dhaka, Tokyo discuss issues of mutual interest

Dhaka, July 5 -- Bangladesh and Japan have discussed ways to further strengthen economic relation and cooperation between the two countries. The two countries discussed the issues of mutual interest ... Read More


Three held over Rifat killing

Dhaka, June 27 -- Three suspects have so far been arrested over the killing of Barguna youth Rifat Sharif who was hacked to death in broad daylight in front of his wife on Wednesday. The arrestees ar... Read More