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India mulls import duty cuts on mobile phone parts

Dhaka, Jan. 12 -- India is considering import duty cuts on components key to producing high-end mobile phones, two government officials said, which would potentially be a boost for companies like Appl... Read More


JaPa relieves Kazi Firoz Rashid of all posts

Dhaka, Jan. 12 -- Jatiya Party has relieved its Co-chairman Kazi Firoz Rashid of its all positions. Alongside Rashid, presidium member Sunil Shubh Roy was also dismissed from the party's all roles, t... Read More


Khulna-Mongla train services remain suspended for two months after inauguration

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- Two months have passed since its inauguration, but train services on the Khulna-Mongla railway line are yet to become operational. Residents of the Khulna region are anxiously waiti... Read More


Post-polls violence: Four held in Savar

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- Police have arrested four people, including Awami League and Krishak League leaders, for alleged involvement in post-election violence in Savar. They were arrested in raids at diffe... Read More


US says its desire to see fulfilment of Bangladeshis' aspirations unchanged

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- The United States has said 'nothing has changed' about their desire to see the fulfilment of the aspirations of Bangladeshi people. "We obviously still believe in the importance of ... Read More


Man found dead in city

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- A 50-year-old unidentified man was found dead near Bangabandhu National Stadium gate-3 in Paltan area of the capital on Thursday. Local people spotted the man unconscious around 10:... Read More


Energy supply shortage biggest risk for BD economy: WEF

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- Global Risks Report 2024, published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Wednesday, has identified energy supply shortage as the biggest risk for Bangladesh's economy in the next two... Read More


21 candidates lose security deposit in Bagerhat

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- At least 21 candidates in Bagerhat's four constituencies have lost their security deposit as they failed to bag required votes cast in the 12th parliamentary election held on January... Read More


Couple killed in Natore road crash

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- A couple was killed in a road crash on Ishwardi-Lalpur road in Lalpur upazila of Natore district on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Chandu Molla, 62, and his wife Arobi Be... Read More


Israel to face Gaza genocide charges at World Court

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- Israel prepared to defend itself on Thursday at the top UN court against accusations of genocide in Gaza, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly rebuffed for the first time ca... Read More