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Heavy rain, floods kill 22 in Afghanistan

Dhaka, May 5 -- Heavy rain and flooding killed 22 people, destroyed hundreds of homes and damaged crops in Afghanistan, which is already facing a humanitarian crisis, a disaster management official sa... Read More


Prof Kabir Hassan named US Fulbright Scholar for 2022-23

Dhaka, May 5 -- University of New Orleans finance professor M Kabir Hassan has been selected as a US Fulbright Scholar for 2022-23 to study small and medium-sized businesses in Saudi Arabia. Fulbrigh... Read More


Two killed in road accident on Barisal-Patuakhali highway

Dhaka, May 4 -- Two youths were killed and another was injured when their bike collided with a motorised three-wheeler on the busy Barisal-Patuakhali highway in Jhalakathi district on Tuesday. The de... Read More


EU set to unveil sanctions on Russian oil as fighting rages in Ukraine

Dhaka, May 4 -- The European Union is expected to outline oil sanctions against Moscow on Wednesday as Russian forces pounded targets in eastern Ukraine, unleashing rockets on a steel plant that is th... Read More


Russia violates Finland's airspace for second time since Ukraine war

Dhaka, May 4 -- A helicopter that belongs to the Russian army violated the airspace of Finland on Wednesday amid reports of rapid progress in the Nordic country's NATO membership bid. The latest viol... Read More


Five die in Gazipur road crashes on Eid day

Dhaka, May 4 -- At least five people died in two road accidents at Kaliakoir in Gazipur on the day of Eid-ul-Fitr. The accidents occurred on the same spot, east of Shafipur flyover on the Dhaka-Tanga... Read More


Ctg cops reunite missing Lakshmipur girls with families

Dhaka, May 4 -- Three children, who went missing while returning home from their relative's place at Lakshmipur in Chattogram on Tuesday, have been reunited with their families, police said on Wednesd... Read More


Boy dies as house ceiling collapses in Ctg

Dhaka, May 4 -- In a freak accident, a 12-year-old boy died after a portion of the ceiling of his family house collapsed in Chattogram in the early hours of Wednesday. The deceased was identified as ... Read More


New Zealand reopens to tourists after two-year pandemic lockout

Dhaka, May 2 -- New Zealand has reopened its borders to more international visitors after a pandemic lockout of more than two years. Travellers touched down at Auckland Airport on Monday, many to emo... Read More


EU energy ministers hold crisis talks after Russian gas cuts

Dhaka, May 2 -- Energy ministers from European Union countries hold emergency talks on Monday, as the bloc strives for a united response to Moscow's demand that European buyers pay for Russian gas in ... Read More