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UN publishes draft COP27 climate deal

Dhaka, Nov. 17 -- The UN climate agency published a first draft on Thursday of what could be the over-arching agreement from the COP27 climate summit. The document, labelled a "non-paper" indicating ... Read More


UN adopts Rohingya resolution by consensus, expressing solidarity with Bangladesh

Dhaka, Nov. 17 -- The United Nations General Assembly has adopted an annual resolution on the situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar by consensus while recognisi... Read More


Ukrainian investigators find bodies with signs of torture in Kherson

Dhaka, Nov. 17 -- Investigators in Ukraine's recently liberated southern Kherson region have uncovered 63 bodies with signs of torture after Russian forces left the area, Ukraine's interior minister w... Read More


Trump launches 2024 US presidential run, getting jump on rivals

Dhaka, Nov. 16 -- Donald Trump, who has mounted relentless attacks on the integrity of US voting since his 2020 election defeat, on Tuesday launched a bid to regain the presidency in 2024, aiming to p... Read More


Noise pollution: The lethal soundtrack to life in Dhaka

Dhaka, Nov. 16 -- There are numerous factors that have turned Dhaka into one of the most unliveable cities in the world, but one that manages to fly under the radar despite growing to alarming levels ... Read More


Remark USA signs MoU with Dermalife of Sri Lanka

Dhaka, Nov. 16 -- Bangladesh would be a cosmetic production hub in Asia as cosmetics and skin care products of international standard will be produced and also exported to different Asian countries fr... Read More


North South University, Metlife Bangladesh sign MoU

Dhaka, Nov. 16 -- North South University and Metlife Bangladesh have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to operate a series of programmes for the benefit of the university's Researchers and st... Read More


Fire guts Chattogram carton factory

Dhaka, Nov. 16 -- A fire broke out at a carton factory in Bayazid Bostami Thana area of Chattogram early Wednesday. The fire broke out around 5:10am at Mac Paper and Board Mills Limited and it took s... Read More


COP27: Bangladesh urges developed nations to double provision of adaptation finance by 2025

Dhaka, Nov. 16 -- Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Shahab Uddin has urged developed countries to at least double their collective provision of adaptation finance by 2025, as agreed upon... Read More


Screening of documentary 'Akashe Muktijuddho: Kiloflight' held

Dhaka, Nov. 14 -- 'Akashe Muktijuddho: Kiloflight' is the title of a documentary on the Liberation War. Muktijuddho '71 along with Bangladesh Film Institute on Monday organised a screening of the docu... Read More