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Nation to celebrate Digital Bangladesh Day Sunday

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- The 5th 'Digital Bangladesh Day-2021' will be celebrated through various programmes in the country and Bangladesh missions abroad tomorrow (Sunday). With the theme 'Digital Banglade... Read More


Tornadoes kill at least 50 in US

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- Some 50 people are "likely" to have been killed in a devastating outbreak of tornadoes that ripped through Kentucky and several other U.S. states late Friday and early Saturday, Kent... Read More


Sylhet Medical University to be renamed 'Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Medical University'

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- Sylhet Medical University will be renamed 'Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Medical University'. The proposal to change the name of the newly established Sylhet Medical Universi... Read More


Bangladesh confirms first two cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- Bangladesh on Saturday reported the first two cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus. "These two infected female patients (cricketers) returned from Zimbabwe recently," ASM Alamgir... Read More


'Domestic products should get priority for country's economic development'

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- Major General Ibne Fazal Shayekhuzzaman, engineer-in-chief of the Military Engineer Services (MES) of Bangladesh Army, said that Walton has been contributing to the economic developm... Read More


CPD, Swedish Embassy ink deal

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- The Swedish Embassy in Bangladesh and the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) have entered into a partnership to work on a project aiming at securing a green transition in the textile a... Read More


JU to hold global conference on Bangabandhu

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- A two-day international conference, titled 'Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and His Legacy' will begin at Jahangirnagar University (JU) Sunday. Leading researchers from Bangladesh... Read More


Nagad offers 50pc discount on Chorki subscription

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the 50th great independence of Bangladesh, Nagad, a popular mobile financial service of Bangladesh Post Office, is offering an exclusive 50... Read More


Fire breaks out at Rajbari Jute Mills

Dhaka, Dec. 10 -- A fire broke out at a jute mill in the Aladipur area of Rajbari Sadar upazila early on Friday morning. Fortunately, no casualties were reported. Md Nazrul Islam, assistant director ... Read More


Global Covid cases top 268m

Dhaka, Dec. 10 -- The overall number of global Covid cases has now surpassed 268 million amid the Omicron-driven surge in several countries. According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total cas... Read More