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Dhaka wants to strengthen business link with Colombo

Dhaka, Sept. 6 -- Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has met Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana and discussed various areas of bilateral cooperation with particular focus on enhancing business... Read More


Bus torched over death rumour in road accident

Chuadanga, Sept. 3 -- A motorcyclist was injured after a bus plying on the wrong side crashed into his bike on Chuadanga-Jhenaidah highway at Jhenaidah bus stand in the district town on Tuesday mornin... Read More


Hong Kong pro-democracy group says Joshua Wong arrested

Hong Kong, Aug. 30 -- A pro-democracy group in Hong Kong said one of its leaders, well-known activist Joshua Wong, was arrested Friday morning. Wong was pushed into a private car as he was heading to... Read More


HC orders displaying Bangabandhu's portrait at courtrooms

Dhaka, Aug. 29 -- The High Court on Thursday asked the authorities concerned to display and preserve the portrait of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at all courtrooms across... Read More


TV viewership down, social media up for VMSs

New York, Aug. 28 -- If Taylor Swift, Missy Elliot and a 1990s rap reunion couldn't halt the shrinkage of MTV's television audience for its Video Music Awards, perhaps nothing can. The show was seen ... Read More


Scarlett Johansson is the highest-paid actress

Dhaka, Aug. 25 -- For the second consecutive year, Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson has topped the Forbes' list of highest paid female actors in the world, reports The Inian Express. Spurred by the ... Read More


India promises easing of restrictions, food for Kashmir

New Delhi, Aug. 11 -- Authorities enforcing a strict curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir promised easing of restrictions on Sunday and essential supplies for an Islamic festival, as the divided Hima... Read More


116 medical teams to provide treatment to Khulna dengue patients

Khulna, Aug. 9 -- A total of 116 medical teams have been formed on emergency basis to detect dengue and provide treatment to the infected patients in the district, said Civil Surgeon Dr SM Abdur Razza... Read More


Three world records set in swimming at FINA Worlds

Bangladesh, July 27 -- South Korea, July 27 (Xinhua/UNB -- Three new swimming world records were set at the 18th FINA World Champions here on Friday. The first was taken by Caeleb Dressel of the Unit... Read More