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Ataur Rahman inducted into AL Advisory Council

Dhaka, Aug. 17 -- Noted theatre and cultural personality Ataur Rahman has been made a member of the Awami League (AL) Advisory Council. AL President Sheikh Hasina nominated Ataur Rahman exercising he... Read More


Venus Williams upsets Bertens in Ohio; Serena withdraws

Mason, Aug. 14 -- Going small paid off big for Venus Williams. Tuesday didn't go as well for sister Serena. On a day when back problems forced the younger Williams to withdraw before her second-roun... Read More


UK court to hear bid to stop no-deal Brexit next month

London, Aug. 13 -- A British judge has set a hearing for next month for an attempt by opposition lawmakers to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Br... Read More


Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests

Hong Kong, Aug. 13 -- Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after d... Read More


2 women die as boat capsizes in Jamuna

Bogura, Aug. 13 -- Two women died while five others remained missing after a boat capsized in the Jamuna river in Sariakandi upazila on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Amena Begum, 58, wife ... Read More


BPL T20: BCB denies Shakib's move to Rangpur Riders

Dhaka, Aug. 4 -- Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) denied Shakib's move to the Rangpur Riders for the 7th season of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 Cricket without a fresh contract. Mahbub Anam, the... Read More


Won't tolerate extortion at Karwan Bazar: Home Minister

Dhaka, Aug. 4 -- Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday warned that the government will not tolerate any kind of extortion at the city's Karwan Bazar. The minister came up with the warning while ad... Read More


Mysophobia: All you need to know about the fear of germs

Dhaka, July 27 -- Most of us are familiar with the germ-fearing character of Dr Sheldon Cooper played by Jim Parsons in the CBS television series The Big Bang Theory. He is so apprehensive of germs an... Read More


Oscar winner Anne Hathaway is pregnant with baby No. 2

New York, July 25 -- Anne Hathaway is signing up for more diaper duty. The 36-year-old actress announced Wednesday on her Instagram account that she and her husband, actor and jewelry designer Adam S... Read More


Landslides: 248 families moved to Khagrachhari shelter centres

Khagrachhari, July 11 -- A total of 248 families residing in low-lying and landslide-prone areas of Dighinala upazila in Khagrachhari have been moved to 12 shelter centres following incessant rain and... Read More