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Dhaka's air remains 'unhealthy'

Dhaka, July 7 -- With an air quality index (AQI) score of 119 at 9.12am on Thursday, the metropolis ranked seventh in the list of world cities with the worst air quality. Indonesia's Jakarta, Saudi A... Read More


Two cousins die in Rajbari road crash

Dhaka, July 7 -- Two cousins returning to their respective homes from Dhaka to celebrate Eid with their families in Jhenaidah died after a three-wheel vehicle they were travelling in overturned in Raj... Read More


Russia warns humanity at risk if West seeks to punish it over Ukraine

Dhaka, July 7 -- Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said attempts by the West to punish a nuclear power such as Russia for the war in Ukraine risked endangering humanity, as the near five-month ... Read More


Russia-Ukraine war must end for the sake of humanity and development: ICCB

Dhaka, July 7 -- The world, after getting battered by the pandemic, supply chain chokeholds and leaps in prices, is now faced with worst human and economic catastrophe due to uncalled for Russia-Ukrai... Read More


37 Bangladeshi companies participate in 9th Berlin Asia Apparel Expo

Dhaka, July 7 -- A total of 37 Bangladeshi companies participated in the 9th Berlin Asia Apparel Expo, held in Germany from July 5-7. The expo was organised in joint collaboration with Bangladesh Emb... Read More


Blinken to seek G20 pressure on Russia to open sea lanes, warn China on Ukraine

Dhaka, July 6 -- US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will call on G20 nations this week to put pressure on Russia to support UN efforts to reopen sea lanes blocked by the Ukraine conflict and repeat ... Read More


AB Bank holds40thAGM; approves 2pc cash, 3pc stock dividend

Dhaka, July 6 -- AB Bank Limited held its 40th Annual General Meeting (AGM) through a virtual platform on Wednesday. In the AGM, shareholders approved 2.0 per cent cash dividend and 3.0 per cent stoc... Read More


HSBC engages stakeholders in sustainable waste management solutions

Dhaka, July 6 -- HSBC Bangladesh organised an online session titled 'Transitioning to a circular economy with sustainable waste management' for its stakeholders and corporate customers recently. Sust... Read More


UK needs to grow its struggling economy

Dhaka, July 6 -- Britain's new finance minister, Nadhim Zahawi, said on Wednesday the government needed to rebuild and grow the country's struggling economy, and he would look at all options to do tha... Read More


300 pilgrims fail to make Hajj trip after falling prey to scammers

Dhaka, July 6 -- Shahana Islam, a resident of Dhaka's Shyamoli, has had her bags packed since Jun 25 in anticipation of making the Hajj trip this year. Her appointed moallem, or guide, Abdul Hai told ... Read More