Dhaka, Tashkent discuss issues of tourism, avoiding double taxation

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- Bangladesh has urged Uzbekistan to sign an agreement in the field of tourism, to finalise agreement on avoiding double taxation for traders, and setting up an Embassy in Dhaka. ... Read More

Feds: Capitol mob aimed to 'assassinate' elected officials

Bangladesh, Jan. 16 -- Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to "capture and assassinate elected officials," federal prosecutors said in court documents. Published by HT Digital Con... Read More

Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden's inauguration

Bangladesh, Jan. 15 -- President Donald Trump will leave Washington next Wednesday morning, just before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, to begin his post-presidential life in Florida. Publi... Read More

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2M amid vaccine rollout

Bangladesh, Jan. 15 -- The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 2 million Friday, crossing the threshold amid a vaccine rollout so immense but so uneven that in some countries there is real hope of ... Read More

BPL Football: Sheikh Russel KC make a good start beating Brothers Union 2-1

Bangladesh, Jan. 15 -- Former champions Sheikh Russel KC made a good start in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football beating Brothers Union Club by 2-1 goal in their first match at the f... Read More

Ready to get jabbed

Bangladesh, Jan. 15 -- The announcement of the first fully-approved vaccines for COVID-19, the disease at the heart of probably the most pervasive pandemic the world has ever known, came as the prover... Read More

Pfizer temporarily reduces European deliveries of vaccine

Bangladesh, Jan. 15 -- US pharmaceutical company Pfizer confirmed Friday it will temporarily reduce deliveries to Europe of its COVID-19 vaccine while it upgrades production capacity to 2 billion dose... Read More

3-day Bangabandhu 44th National Athletics commences

Bangladesh, Jan. 15 -- Ismail Hossain and Shirin Akhter retained their titles of the country's fastest man and woman on the opening day of the three-day Bangabandhu 44th National Athletics Championshi... Read More

At least 42 dead as Indonesia quake topples homes, buildings

Bangladesh, Jan. 15 -- A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia's Sulawesi island just after midnight Friday, toppling homes and buildings, triggering landslides and killing at least 42 people. P... Read More

Journalist Hilali Wadud departs

Bangladesh, Jan. 15 -- Hilali Wadud Chowdhury, senior sub-editor of daily Bhorer Kagoj, passed away on Friday. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from United News of Bangladesh.... Read More