Air quality of Dhaka still 'unhealthy'

Dhaka, Nov. 11 -- Dhaka's air quality is still 'unhealthy', but that's good news for the residents of the metropolis. In fact, the densely populated capital of Bangladesh has slipped to the fourth po... Read More

Patients suffer as lone digital X-Ray machine at Kushtia Hospital out of service

Dhaka, Nov. 11 -- Covered with a cloth the lone digital X-ray machine at Kushtia General Hospital has been out of service for past the two and a half years amid allegations that the company which inst... Read More

UP poll violence leaves three dead in Narsingdi

Dhaka, Nov. 11 -- Three people were killed and 30 others injured at Bashgari union in Raipura upazila of Narsingdi, prior to the second phase of the union parishad (UP) polls across the country on Thu... Read More

Bangladesh to get E330m from France for development projects

Dhaka, Nov. 11 -- The development agency of France will provide E330 million for the implementation of development projects in Bangladesh. Bangladesh and France have signed three agreements in this r... Read More

Narsingdi UP poll violence leaves one dead

Dhaka, Nov. 11 -- A 45-year-old supporter of an Awami League-backed candidate was allegedly shot dead in Narsingdi as voting for the second phase of the union parishad (UP) polls kicked off in Banglad... Read More

Mymensingh road crash leaves four dead

Dhaka, Nov. 10 -- Four people were killed and two others injured when a truck rammed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Darirampur in Trishal upazila of Mymensingh district on Wednesday. Two of the deceased ... Read More

'Abducted' college student found dead in Khulna

Dhaka, Nov. 10 -- Three days after he was allegedly abducted, a college student was found dead near the Agarghata Bazar area of Khulna's Paikgachha upazila on Wednesday morning. The deceased was iden... Read More

COP26 climate talks strive to save 1.5C warming goal

Dhaka, Nov. 9 -- An overarching goal for the COP26 UN summit of "keeping alive" a 1.5-degree Celsius limit on global warming is in jeopardy, with deep splits about what would signal its demise. Globa... Read More

Global Covid cases cross 250m

Dhaka, Nov. 9 -- The overall number of Covid cases has surged past 250 million amid the global race to vaccinate masses against the infectious disease. According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), th... Read More

Bangladesh okays production of Merck's COVID pill by Beximco Pharma

Dhaka, Nov. 9 -- The authorities have permitted Beximco Pharmaceuticals to produce a generic version of US drugmaker Merck & Co's experimental pill to treat COVID-19. More companies are awaiting appr... Read More