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Action against renegade candidates from Sep 8: Quader

Dhaka, Sept. 3 -- Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said the party will start taking punitive action against renegade candidates of the last upazila election. "It was put on ho... Read More


Shape your souls with spirit of sacrifice, PM tells BCL activists

Dhaka, Aug. 31 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked the leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) to build them with the mentality of sacrifice to better serve the people o... Read More


Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war escalates

Washington, Aug. 24 -- President Donald Trump angrily escalated his trade fight with China on Friday, raising retaliatory tariffs and ordering American companies to consider alternatives to doing busi... Read More


Student dies of dengue in Pabna

Pabna, Aug. 14 -- A 20-year-old university admission seeker died of dengue at Pabna General Hospital on early Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Musabbir Hossain Mahfuz, son of Golam Mostofa o... Read More


Cambodia, Sri Lanka sign 2 deals to boost bilateral ties

Bangladesh, Aug. 9 -- Phnom Penh, Aug 9 (Xinhua/UNB) -- Cambodia and Sri Lanka signed two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on Thursday to boost bilateral relations in politics, trade and investment... Read More


PM Narendra Modi talks about cleanliness in this new clip from Man vs Wild

Dhaka, Aug. 9 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon be seen in Bear Grylls' show Man vs Wild where they will spend some time in Jim Corbett National Park. In a new clip released by the makers, we ... Read More


TIB demands proper compensation for Titash's family

Dhaka, July 29 -- Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Monday demanded proper compensation for the death of a teenager, Titash Gosh, at an ambulance on a ferry after its departure was report... Read More


After 10 years of Boko Haram violence, Nigerians crave peace

Nigeria, July 26 -- Suicide bombings, mass kidnappings, tens of thousands of people killed. A ghastly insurgency by the homegrown Islamic extremist group Boko Haram marks 10 years this week in northea... Read More


UNHCR provides emergency tents for flood-affected families in Bangladesh

Dhaka, July 25 -- UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has donated 3,550 tents to the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society to assist families who have been affected by torrential monsoon rains and floods earlier ... Read More


State says not so fast on fake German heiress' Netflix deal

New York, July 23 -- Prosecutors want to prevent the fake German heiress and convicted swindler Anna Sorokin from profiting from her highly publicized case. The New York Attorney General's Office rec... Read More