Bangladesh shuffles five senior prisons officials after militants' escape

Dhaka, Nov. 23 -- The government has rung the changes on the top brass of the prisons authority in the wake of two condemned militants' escape from the custody of lawmen in Dhaka. In a major shake-up... Read More

Dhaka's air 5th most polluted in the world: AQI

Dhaka, Nov. 23 -- Air pollution still remains one of the top-most challenges for Bangladesh and Dhaka was ranked as the fifth most polluted city in the world with 'unhealthy' air quality on Wednesday ... Read More

HSBC recognised as 'Market Leader' in Bangladesh by Euromoney

Dhaka, Nov. 23 -- Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) has been voted 'Market Leader' for the 13th time and the 'Best Service' for five years in a row in Bangladesh in the Euromone... Read More

Bangladesh remains keen to work with international community: Shahriar Alam

Dhaka, Nov. 23 -- State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam on Wednesday said Bangladesh will continue to promote sustainable growth, solidarity, peace and justice. He underscored Banglades... Read More

Six killed in violence on Assam-Meghalaya border in India

Dhaka, Nov. 23 -- Six people, including a forest official, have been killed in violence near the borders of the two Indian states of Assam and Meghalaya, reports NDTV. The violence occurred in Mukroh... Read More

Global Covid cases near 644m

Dhaka, Nov. 23 -- The overall number of global Covid-19 cases is gradually nearing 644 million. According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 643,874,295 while the death toll f... Read More

Ukraine to civilians: Leave liberated areas before winter

Dhaka, Nov. 22 -- Ukrainian authorities have begun evacuating civilians from recently liberated sections of the Kherson and Mykolaiv regions, fearing that a lack of heat, power and water due to Russia... Read More

Indonesian rescue workers race to find victims trapped by deadly quake

Dhaka, Nov. 22 -- Indonesian rescue workers were racing on Tuesday to reach people still trapped in rubble a day after an earthquake devastated a West Java town, killing at least 162 people and injuri... Read More

Dhaka's air 2nd most polluted in the world

Dhaka, Nov. 22 -- Dhaka's air quality continued to be in the 'unhealthy' zone on Tuesday morning. With an air quality index (AQI) score of 196 at 10:20am, the metropolis ranked second in the list of ... Read More

Women's protests overshadow Iran's World Cup loss

Dhaka, Nov. 22 -- Iran's players didn't sing their national anthem and didn't celebrate their goals. In the stands, many Iranian fans showed solidarity with the protest movement that has roiled the co... Read More