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Gas fire kills woman, child in Mugda

Dhaka, Nov. 23 -- A woman and her five-year-old son died after a fire, believed to have originated from a gas leak, broke out at a house in Dhaka. Two others were also seriously burnt in the incident.... Read More


Dust covers Dhaka as winter sets in

Dhaka, Nov. 22 -- The road next to the Registration Complex in Dhaka's Tejgaon has been dug up to install sewage pipes. But as traffic stutters beside the burrowed strip, pedestrians scramble to cover... Read More


SSC examinees, others suffer as transport strike begins in Sylhet

Dhaka, Nov. 22 -- An indefinite transport strike, enforced by Bangladesh Road Transport Workers' Federation (BRTWF), began in Sylhet division on Monday to press for their five-point demand. Commuters... Read More


The Westin Dhaka celebrates Global Customer Appreciation Week 2021

Dhaka, Nov. 22 -- The Westin Dhaka recently celebrated Global Customer Appreciation Week 2021 from 14 till 18 November. The appreciation week was dedicated for thanking the customers from all industr... Read More


Afghan women barred from working in TV dramas

Dhaka, Nov. 22 -- The Taliban have banned women from appearing in television dramas under new rules imposed by the government, according to a BBC report. They also made headscarves mandatory on the s... Read More


Five dead after car ploughs into Wisconsin parade

Dhaka, Nov. 22 -- Five people died and over 40 were injured after a car ploughed into a parade at Wisconsin in USA, police said. Footage posted online shows a red sports utility vehicle (SUV) driving... Read More


Maldivian vice president arrives in Dhaka

Dhaka, Nov. 22 -- Maldivian Vice President Faisal Naseem today (Monday) arrived in Dhaka on a three-day official visit to further bilateral ties and mutual cooperation between the two South Asian nati... Read More


Rifad winsGlobal Youth Leadership Award

Dhaka, Nov. 21 -- Shaikh Rifad Mahmud of Natore has won the Global Youth Leadership Award at the two-day World Youth Conference in Kathmandu organised by Global Youth Leadership Award the Global Youth... Read More


Masihul Huq appointed as MD and CEO of Community Bank for second term

Dhaka, Nov. 21 -- Community Bank Bangladesh Limited has appointed Masihul Huq Chowdhury as its managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) for the second consecutive term. The decision t... Read More


Global Covid cases top 256m

Dhaka, Nov. 20 -- The overall number of Covid cases has surged past 256 million amid the global race to vaccinate masses against the infectious disease. According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), t... Read More