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No respite from heatwave in next 24 hours

Dhaka, July 16 -- A mild to moderate heatwave sweeping through Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions, and Tangail, Sylhet and Chuadanga districts may not abate in the next 24 hours, the weather office has sa... Read More


Man throttles wife, daughters to death in Jashore

Dhaka, July 16 -- A man allegedly throttled his wife and their two daughters to death over a family feud in Avhoynagar upazila of Jashore district on Friday. The deceased were identified as Sabina Ye... Read More


Dhaka calls for strengthening global solidarity, adopting well-coordinated response to global challenges

Dhaka, July 15 -- State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shariar Alam MP has called for strengthening global solidarity and adopting a well-coordinated response to address and overcome the ongoing cha... Read More


G20 finance leaders meet in Bali under cloud of Ukraine war

Dhaka, July 15 -- Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Friday it was vital for G20 finance leaders to reach a consensus during talks in Bali, warning otherwise it could be "catast... Read More


EC sets nine priorities before next general elections

Dhaka, July 15 -- The Election Commission, headed by Kazi Habibul Awal, has started laying the groundwork for the 12th national election. The commission has drafted an action plan emphasising nine is... Read More


Italy left in political limbo, early election beckons

Dhaka, July 15 -- Italy might need early elections to overcome a political impasse, government officials said on Friday, after Prime Minister Mario Draghi tendered his resignation in the wake of a mut... Read More


US FDA authorises Novavax COVID vaccine for adults

Dhaka, July 14 -- The US Food and Drug Administration authorised the use of Novavax Inc's COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, clearing the way for a shot whose more traditional technology has raised hopes ... Read More


IHG, Doreen Hotels & Resorts sign deal to open Crowne Plaza Dhaka Gulshan

Dhaka, July 14 -- IHG(R) Hotels & Resorts (InterContinental Hotels Group PLC) has signed an agreement with Doreen Hotels & Resorts Limited, to open Crowne Plaza Dhaka Gulshan in Bangladesh by the end ... Read More


Sri Lanka's Gotabaya Rajapaksa heads to Singapore, calm returns to Colombo

Dhaka, July 14 -- Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has left the Maldives on a Saudia airlines flight bound for Singapore, according to BBC, Reuters and Associated Press. A Maldives government ... Read More


No respite from scorching heat in parts of country

Dhaka, July 14 -- People in the capital and some places in the country are witnessing excruciating hot weather as a mild heat wave is sweeping over different divisions and districts which may continue... Read More