Modi showers praises on Padma Awardees

Bangladesh, Jan. 26 -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has praised this year's Padma Awardees, saying that India cherishes their contributions to the nation and humanity at large. Published by HT... Read More

Bangladeshi tri-service contingent leads India's Republic Day parade

In a first, Jan. 26 -- service contingent led India's Republic Day parade on the iconic Rajpath in the heart of the national capital Tuesday. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission ... Read More

UN chief urges global alliance to counter rise of neo-Nazis

Bangladesh, Jan. 26 -- General Antonio Guterres urged coordinated global action on Monday to build an alliance against the growth and spread of neo-Nazism and white supremacy and the resurgence of xen... Read More

EU pressures AstraZeneca to deliver vaccines as promised

Bangladesh, Jan. 26 -- The European Union lashed out Monday at pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, accusing it of failing to guarantee delivery of coronavirus vaccines without valid explanation, and t... Read More

Ferry services resume on Paturia-Daulatdia route after 5 hrs

Bangladesh, Jan. 26 -- Ferry services have resumed on the Paturia-Daulatdia route after remaining suspended for nearly five hours due to poor visibility, officials said on Tuesday. Published by HT Di... Read More

Hopeful of starting tourist visa soon: Doraiswami

Bangladesh, Jan. 26 -- Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami on Tuesday said they want to restart issuing tourist visa as soon as possible, noting that they are waiting to see the Covid-19 ... Read More

Hong Kong approves emergency use of Fosun Pharma-BioNTech vaccine

Bangladesh, Jan. 26 -- Hong Kong has given nod to the emergency use of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine developed by Fosun Pharma and BioNTech, and the first one million doses are expected to arrive in Hong ... Read More

Divisiveness, politicisation of pandemic in US is key lesson to learn: Fauci

Bangladesh, Jan. 26 -- Top US immunologist said on Monday that in the US, one of the key lessons from the current COVID-19 outbreak is the challenges of the divisiveness and politicization of the heal... Read More

Russia, US begin expert-level work on nuke treaty extension

Bangladesh, Jan. 26 -- Russia and the United States have started expert-level work on the extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria ... Read More

Bangladesh's first chief of naval staff Navy Nurul Huq dies

Bangladesh, Jan. 26 -- Former Shipping Minister Captain (retd) Nurul Huq, the first chief of naval staff of Bangladesh Navy, died at Dhaka Combined Military Hospital (CMH) on Monday night. He was 86. ... Read More