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3 Rohingyas held with Bangladeshi passports in Chattogram

Chattogram, Sept. 6 -- Three Rohingya youths were arrested along with Bangladeshi passport from Akbar Shah area in the city on Thursday night. The arrestees were identified as Mohammad Yusuf, 23, Moh... Read More


2 Koreas move toward meeting in World Cup qualifying

South Korea, Sept. 5 -- Before a meeting of the Korean neighbors in the second stage of 2022 World Cup qualifying, North Korea must navigate a potentially tricky opening fixture against Lebanon in Pyo... Read More


Iran ratchets up pressure ahead of weekend nuclear deadline

Tehran, Sept. 4 -- Iranian officials ratcheted up pressure Wednesday ahead of a weekend nuclear deadline for European nations to come up with a solution for Iran to sell its oil abroad in the aftermat... Read More


IROA to discuss ways for Indian Ocean belt's smart growth

Dhaka, Sept. 1 -- Member States of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) will hold the third IORA Blue Economy Ministerial Conference (BEC-III) here on September 4-5 to promote smart, sustainable an... Read More


Skilled workers being prepared for Japan: Minister

Dhaka, Aug. 29 -- Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmed MP on Thursday said skilled workers are being prepared by the government according to the need of Japanese labourmar... Read More


MoC with Japan on manpower export vital outcome of PM's efforts: Envoy

Dhaka, Aug. 29 -- Bangladesh Ambassador to Japan Rabab Fatima has said the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) signed recently with Tokyo on accepting and sending Bangladeshi 'Specified Skilled Workers' (... Read More


Imam slaughters imam over repayment of loan

Narayanganj, Aug. 29 -- An imam of a mosque here was arrested Wednesday, on charges of slaughtering another imam after the deceased demanded repayment of his lone money. Police arrested the killer Wa... Read More


Utah investigates 21 cases of lung disease linked to vaping

Bangladesh, Aug. 28 -- Salt Lake City, Aug 28 (AP/UNB) - Utah health officials say they are investigating 21 cases of a severe lung disease linked to vaping. The state Department of Health announced ... Read More


Cop dies in Bandarban road crash

Bandarban, Aug. 25 -- A police constable was killed as a local bus hit his motorbike in Ruanchhari bus stand area of Sadar Upazila early Sunday. The deceased was identified as Imran Khan Jony of Chha... Read More


Consumers demand suspension of prepaid power metre installation

Dhaka, Aug. 25 -- Power consumers under Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd (DPDC) on Sunday demanded the authorities concerned to suspend the installation of prepaid metres saying the system is 'unf... Read More