Environmentalists warn Trump 'weakening' endangered species protections

Dhaka, Aug. 13 -- The US federal government has announced an overhaul of the way it enforces the Endangered Species Act, a law credited with preventing countless extinctions reports BBC. Trump offici... Read More

Pakistani foreign minister visiting China to discuss Kashmir

Islamabad, Aug. 9 -- Pakistan's foreign minister is visiting China as part of efforts to pressure India to reverse its decision revoking the special status of the disputed region of Kashmir. Shah Mah... Read More

Dhaka, Moscow sign nuclear fuel supply deal for Rooppur RNPP

Dhaka, Aug. 6 -- Bangladesh signed a nuclear fuel supply agreement with Russia on Tuesday for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) project. As the implementing agency of the RNPP project, Banglades... Read More

Ensure quality education: TIB

Dhaka, Aug. 6 -- Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Tuesday urged the authorities concerned to ensure quality education and made 12 recommendations to achieve the sustainable development g... Read More

Illegal trespassing: Indian national given one-year prison sentence

Natore, Aug. 2 -- A court here on Thursday awarded one-year jail term to an Indian citizen named Jotendor Das for entering Bangladesh illegally. Natore Judicial Magistrate Mehedi Hassan pronounced th... Read More

BPL Football: Bashundhara Kings beat Saif SC 2-0

Dhaka, July 29 -- Newly crowned Bashundhara Kings defeated Saif Sporting Club by 2-0 goals in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football at the Rafiq Uddin Bhuiyan Stadium in Mymensingh on M... Read More

Indian External Affairs Minister due next month

Dhaka, July 29 -- Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will visit Bangladesh next month, most likely on August 20-21, as the two sides are working to finalise things. Foreign Minister Dr AK ... Read More

NBC's 'Will & Grace' reboot to end in 2020 after 3 seasons

Bangladesh, July 26 -- Los Angeles, July 26 (AP/UNB) - "Will & Grace" is coming to an end, again. NBC said Thursday that the rebooted sitcom will wrap after its upcoming 2020 season, with the air dat... Read More

Rohingya Crisis: ICC prosecutor seeks cooperation to get investigation underway

Dhaka, July 18 -- The Office of the Prosecutor of International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday laid emphasis on "effective, timely and tangible" cooperation from all stakeholders as an authorization... Read More

Acting homeland security secretary defends border conditions

Washington, July 8 -- Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have h... Read More