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Murder accused dies in 'police custody' in Bagerhat

Bangladesh, Sept. 29 -- An accused in a murder case died reportedly under custody of Bagerhat Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) on Monday. The deceased was identified as Raja Fakir, 20, son of Bab... Read More


Covid-19 pandemic hitting women hard, says UN survey

Bangladesh, Sept. 29 -- Most nations are failing to provide enough social and economic protection for women since the Covid-19 pandemic, two UN agencies said on Monday, reports Xinhua. Tracking of go... Read More


Tea-stall owner stabbed dead in Rajshahi

Bangladesh, Sept. 29 -- stall owner was stabbed to death by miscreants in front of the DIG office in Rajshahi city early Tuesday. The victim was identified as Ador, 35, son of late Gafur Hossain of R... Read More


Salty lake, ponds may be gurgling beneath South Pole on Mars

Bangladesh, Sept. 29 -- A network of salty ponds may be gurgling beneath Mars' South Pole alongside a large underground lake, raising the prospect of tiny, swimming Martian life. Italian scientists r... Read More


Worldwide death toll from COVID-19 eclipses 1 million

Bangladesh, Sept. 29 -- The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 1 million on Tuesday, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders' resolve, pi... Read More


Possible winter wave of Covid: What measures experts suggest to tackle it

Bangladesh, Sept. 29 -- As there is an apprehension that Bangladesh may witness the resurgence of Covid-19 in the coming winter, health experts say educating people, encouraging them to follow health ... Read More


Govt urged to enhance research collaboration on access to information

Bangladesh, Sept. 29 -- Speakers at a webinar on Tuesday urged the government to form a research group involving academics, practitioners and activists to enhance research collaboration on access to i... Read More


Consultant hiring delay pushes back Matarbari land-based LNG terminal project

Bangladesh, Sept. 29 -- A delayed move to hire a consultant has pushed back the process for selecting a qualified bidder for the country's maiden land-based LNG (liquefied natural gas) terminal projec... Read More


Bangladesh, India agree to resolve water-sharing issues

Bangladesh, Sept. 29 -- Bangladesh and India on Tuesday agreed to resolve water-sharing issues of common rivers and bring down border killings to a zero level, says Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen.... Read More


Dhaka expects early signing of Teesta deal

Bangladesh, Sept. 29 -- Bangladesh and India on Tuesday agreed to resolve the water-sharing issues of common rivers, including Teesta treaty, and bring down border killings to a zero level, says Forei... Read More