Bangladesh to take part in Asian Women's Handball

Dhaka, Aug. 16 -- Bangladesh Women's Handball Team will participate in the 8th Asian Women's Youth Handball Championship' 2019, scheduled to be held on August 21-30 at Jaipur, India. The team will le... Read More

UN condemns Hong Kong violence, calls for restraint

Dhaka, Aug. 14 -- The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has condemned any form of violence or destruction of property in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and called fo... Read More

Pakistan seeks urgent UN meeting on India action in Kashmir

Bangladesh, Aug. 14 -- United Nations, Aug 14 (AP/UNB) - Pakistan called Tuesday for an urgent meeting of the U.N. Security Council, saying India's decision to strip its part of disputed Kashmir of au... Read More

5 children killed in fire at Pennsylvania day care center

Erie, Aug. 12 -- A day care center where children could stay overnight as their parents worked was ravaged Sunday by a fire that killed five and sent the owner to the hospital, authorities said. The ... Read More

2 die, 2176 hospitalised as dengue infections spike again

Dhaka, Aug. 10 -- Two people, including a child, have died of dengue and 2,176 new patients have been hospitalised across the country as the number of dengue infections has marked a rise again after a... Read More

Hashim Amla retires from international cricket

Johannesburg, Aug. 8 -- South Africa batsman Hashim Amla has retired from all international cricket. Amla called time on a 15-year international career during which he gained a reputation as one of t... Read More

IBBL inaugurates agent banking outlet in Satkhira

Dhaka, Aug. 8 -- Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited IBBL recently inaugurated its Agent Banking outlet in Nurnagar Bazar of Shyamnagar Upazila in Satkhira. SM Jaglul Hayder, lawmaker of Satkhira-4 consti... Read More

BNP seeks resignation of Health Minister, two city mayors

Dhaka, July 29 -- BNP on Monday demanded resignation of the Health Minister and the two Dhaka city mayors for their failure to check the outbreak of dengue and eliminate Aedes mosquito. "Dengue has s... Read More

Milk Vita can produce, sell milk, says SC

Dhaka, July 29 -- The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday partially stayed for eight weeks a High Court order that asked all the pasteurised milk-producing companies to refrain from prod... Read More

N. Korea says missile test was 'solemn warning' to S. Korea

Seoul, July 26 -- A day after two North Korean missile launches rattled Asia, the nation announced Friday that its leader Kim Jong Un supervised a test of a new-type tactical guided weapon that was me... Read More