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PM seeks OIC's role to stop conflicts among Muslim countries

Dhaka, Sept. 4 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) needs to play its due role to stop fratricidal conflicts among Muslim countries. "OIC sh... Read More


HC sends back bail petition of ACC official

Dhaka, Sept. 4 -- The High Court on Tuesday sent back the bail petition of suspended Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) director Khandaker Enamul Basir in a case accusing him of accepting Tk 40 lakh as ... Read More


Dorian triggers massive flooding in Bahamas; at least 5 dead

Bahamas, Sept. 3 -- Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, pummeling the islands with so much wind and water that authorities urged people to find floatation devices... Read More


Iraq suspends US-funded TV station for 3 months over program

Baghdad, Sept. 3 -- Iraqi authorities on Monday suspended the license of a U.S.-funded TV station for three months after it aired a program on alleged corruption within Iraq's Sunni and Shiite religio... Read More


Eight arrested in Lalbagh teen murder case

Dhaka, Sept. 3 -- Police on Monday arrested eight teenagers for their alleged involvement in the murder of another teen Rony Hasan in the city's Lalbagh area. Officer-in-Charge of Lalbagh Police Stat... Read More


Sudan court accepts corruption charges against al-Bashir

Cairo, Sept. 1 -- A Sudanese court said Saturday it accepted prosecutors' corruption-related charges against autocratic former president Omar al-Bashir, who appeared in court in a cage for the third t... Read More


Govt, WB ink $185 million financing deal for renewable energy generation

Dhaka, Aug. 29 -- The government on Thursday signed a $185 million financing agreement with the World Bank to add about 310 MW renewable energy generation capacity, which will contribute to reliable, ... Read More


Student of the Year 2 begins streaming on Amazon Prime Video

Dhaka, Aug. 26 -- Punit Malhotra directorial Student of the Year 2 has started streaming on Amazon's on-demand video service Prime Video, reports The Indian Express. The film, starring Tiger Shroff, ... Read More


Salman Khan and Alia Bhatt starrer Inshallah postponed

Dhaka, Aug. 26 -- Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Sunday evening announced that his upcoming film Inshallah will not be released on Eid 2020. The movie, also starring Alia Bhatt, is helmed by Sanja... Read More


Bolsonaro to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon

Brazil, Aug. 24 -- Under international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of Brazil's Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized use of the military to battle the huge blazes while th... Read More