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Ecnec clears 12 projects involving Tk 3,470 cr

Dhaka, Aug. 20 -- The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved 12 projects involving an overall estimated cost of Tk 3,470 crore. The approval came from an Ecn... Read More


Russian media agency complains YouTube facilitates protests

Moscow, Aug. 11 -- Russia's media oversight agency is demanding that Google take actions to stop its YouTube subsidiary from allowing users to send information about unsanctioned demonstrations. The ... Read More


Kashmir curfew partially eased for prayers amid lockdown

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- A strict curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir in effect for a fifth day was eased Friday to allow residents to pray at mosques, officials said, but some protests still broke out... Read More


Holidaymakers start leaving Dhaka braving bad weather

Dhaka, Aug. 8 -- People, in their thousands, started leaving the capital on Thursday for their ancestral homes braving the bad weather to celebrate the Eid-ul-Azha with their near and dear ones. As T... Read More


Rumour being spread with political motive: B Chy

Dhaka, July 27 -- President of Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) Prof AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury on Saturday alleged there is a political connection with the rise in crimes and social unrest. "The conspir... Read More


DU online admission process begins Aug 5

Dhaka, July 24 -- The online process of admission into the first year honours courses of Dhaka University (DU) under 2019-2020 academic session will begin on August 5. decision was taken at a meeting... Read More


WFP working with Bangladesh to help 2.75 lakh flood-affected people

Dhaka, July 24 -- The World Food Programme (WFP) is working with the government of Bangladesh to help more than 275,000 people affected by flooding in the country's northwest, says an official on Tues... Read More


Amazon's Lord of the Rings series gets first cast member

Dhaka, July 23 -- Australian star Markella Kavenagh is the first actor to join the cast of Amazon's much-awaited Lord of the Rings series, reports The Indian Express. According to The Hollywood Repor... Read More


Fernandez scores twice as Timbers outlast rival Sounders 2-1

Seattle, July 23 -- Brian Fernandez only arrived in Portland a couple of months ago. He's quickly become a despised figure in Seattle. Fernandez scored his second goal of the match in the 51st minute... Read More


Clashes involving Hong Kong's protest movement grow violent

Hong Kong, July 22 -- Clashes involving Hong Kong's protest movement escalated violently late Sunday as police launched tear gas at protesters who didn't disband after a massive march and subway rider... Read More