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BRAC provides mental support to children of Rohingya and host communities

Dhaka, Oct. 13 -- Bangladesh-based international development organisation BRAC has initiated a programme for protection as well as the mental growth of Rohingya children and host communities amid Covi... Read More


PM seeks Russian investment in jute sector

Dhaka, Oct. 13 -- Laying emphasis on expanding the areas of cooperation between Bangladesh and Russia, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday sought Russian investment in Bangladesh's jute sector. ... Read More


G20 meeting on trade ends with strong commitment to multilateralism

Dhaka, Oct. 13 -- Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday called on ministers from the Group of 20 (G20) to reinforce the global trade system through the World Trade Organization (WTO). Spe... Read More


Lightning strikes claim 2,800 lives in 10 years

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- Two more people have been killed by a lightning strike in Bangladesh, while the natural disaster claimed some 2800 lives across the country in the last 10 years. In Bandarban, two m... Read More


BRAC Bank opens agent banking channel at Mithamoin

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- BRAC Bank has opened an agent banking channel at Mithamoin Bazar in Kishoreganj recently, aimed at expanding its service across the country. With the first agent banking outlet in t... Read More


SFIL, BB signed agreement

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- Strategic Finance & Investments Limited (SFIL) has signed a participation agreement with Bangladesh Bank (BB) under the refinance scheme for Green Products &Technology Developments o... Read More


England choose Ashes squad after some injuries to key players

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- England named their strongest available squad for the Ashes tour in Australia as all-rounders Ben Stokes and Sam Curran missed out but seamer Stuart Broad was included despite the ca... Read More


Two of a family among three electrocuted in Bogura

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- Three people, including a man and his nephew, died after being electrocuted in Sherpur upazila of Bogura district on Monday morning. The victims are Budu Chandra Bhuiyan, 65, his ne... Read More


US terms Taliban talks in Doha 'candid and professional'

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- The United States said on Sunday the first face-to-face meeting between senior US and Taliban officials since the hardline group retook power in Afghanistan was "candid and professio... Read More


US Navy nuclear engineer charged with trying to pass secrets

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- A Navy nuclear engineer with access to military secrets has been charged with trying to pass information about the design of American nuclear-powered submarines to someone he thought... Read More