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Southeast Bank to offer Mobile Financial Services to Robi and Airtel customers

Dhaka, Sept. 3 -- Robi Axiata Limited and Southeast Bank have recently entered into a partnership to allow Robi and Airtel customers to avail various mobile financial services. As part of the partners... Read More


Lebanese officials declare state of economic emergency

Beirut, Sept. 3 -- Lebanon's political leaders declared what they called an economic state of emergency Monday following a meeting aimed at finding a solution to the country's economic crisis, raising... Read More


Taliban attack 2nd Afghan city as US envoy says deal is near

Kabul, Sept. 1 -- The Taliban attacked a second Afghan city in as many days on Sunday and killed several members of security forces, officials said, even as Washington's peace envoy said the U.S. and ... Read More


Good pitches key to Test cricket's revival, says Sachin Tendulkar

Dhaka, Aug. 26 -- Test cricket can be pleasing to the eye if it is played on good pitches, batting great Sachin Tendulkar said on Sunday, terming the 22-yard strip the longest format's "heart" and key... Read More


Rohingyas stage big rally, air anger seeking global pressure on Myanmar

Cox's Bazar, Aug. 25 -- Thousands of Rohingyas staged a huge rally in Ukhiya on Sunday demanding that the international community step up pressure on Myanmar to meet their 5-point demand, including re... Read More


N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

South Korea, Aug. 24 -- North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday in the seventh weapons launch in a month, South Korea's military said, a day after... Read More


US to promote religious freedom everywhere; thanks Bangladesh

Dhaka, Aug. 23 -- The United States on Friday said it joins the international community in welcoming the United Nations' decision to designate August 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Vict... Read More


Take action plans for youths: Speaker to MPs

Dhaka, Aug. 23 -- Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Thursday called upon MPs to undertake action plans for utilising the workability of the country's young generation. She made the call while ad... Read More


Newly-wed couple found dead in Magura

Magura, Aug. 21 -- A newly-wed couple apparently took their own lives at Raghobdair village in Sadar upazila on Tuesday night, barely three weeks after tying the knot. The deceased were identified as... Read More


Zakir Naik apologises, says he isn't racist

Dhaka, Aug. 20 -- Fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik apologised today for causing any "misunderstanding" after being questioned twice by the police for his alleged racial and religious remarks during a r... Read More