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New China virus: Cases triple as infection spreads to Beijing and Shanghai

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- The number of people infected with a new virus in China tripled over the weekend, with the outbreak spreading from Wuhan to other major cities, reports BBC. There are now more ... Read More


Ansar & VDP clinch National Women's Handball title

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- Bangladesh Ansar & VDP clinched the Bangabandhu 30th National Women's Handball title beating BJMC by 33-25 goals in the final at the Shaheed (Captain) M Mansur Ali National Hand... Read More


Cosmos Foundation welcomes on board Dr Danilo Turk

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- The Cosmos Foundation has announced the appointment to the membership of its Advisory Board of Dr Danilo Turk, former President of the Republic of Slovenia. Dr Turk , a globall... Read More


At least 11 killed in Russian residential fire

Bangladesh, Jan. 21 -- At least 11 people were killed Tuesday in a fire that engulfed a residential building in the village of Prichulymsky in Russia's Tomsk region, local media reported. "At 07:03 M... Read More


BB Gold Cup: Seychelles ride on better goal difference to reach semis

Dhaka, Jan. 20 -- African nation Seychelles reached the semifinals of the ongoing Bangabandhu International Gold Cup by virtue of better goal difference after playing 2-2 draw with upper-ranked Maurit... Read More


Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston win at SAG Awards

Bangladesh, Jan. 20 -- Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston both took home awards at the 26th Screen Actors Guild on Sunday. Pitt is headed toward his first acting Academy Award for his supporting performa... Read More


Ekushey Book Fair to begin on Feb 2

Bangladesh, Jan. 20 -- long Amar Ekushey Book Fair, a yearly event of booklovers and publishers, will begin on February 2 instead of February 1 as elections to two Dhaka City Corporations will be held... Read More


Fire at Czech asylum for mentally ill kills 8 patients

Bangladesh, Jan. 20 -- A fire swept through a Czech asylum for the mentally ill on Sunday, killing eight male patients, officials said. Prokop Volenik, spokesman for the regional rescue service, said... Read More


Japan's leader vows to boost nation's role in US alliance

Bangladesh, Jan. 20 -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Sunday to bolster his country's role under its security pact with the U.S. in "outer space and cyberspace," as the allies marked the 6... Read More


Better films, better audiences can lead to better society: Hasan Mahmud

Bangladesh, Jan. 20 -- Echoing the slogan of the organisers, Information Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud brought the 18th Dhaka International Film Festival to a close on Sunday by saying that better films a... Read More