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A child infected with HIV every 100 seconds: UN report

Bangladesh, Nov. 25 -- Approximately once every minute and 40 seconds, a child or young person under the age of 20 was infected with HIV last year, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reported, callin... Read More


Greg Barclay of New Zealand elected new chairman of ICC

Bangladesh, Nov. 25 -- The International Cricket Council (ICC) has elected Greg Barclay of New Zealand as its new chairman. Greg Barclay, the head of New Zealand Cricket, secured an all-crucial 11th ... Read More


Myanmar urged to hold by-elections, ensure right to vote for all

Bangladesh, Nov. 25 -- Fortify Rights on Wednesday said the government of Myanmar should immediately schedule by-elections in areas where the Union Election Commission (UEC) cancelled the November 8 p... Read More


Bangabandhu National Jr Athletics begins Friday

Bangladesh, Nov. 25 -- The Bangabandhu 36th National Junior Athletics Championship' 2020, on the occasion of the Mujib Borsho, begins on Friday (Nov 27) at the Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS) here.... Read More


FR Tower fire: Former Rajuk chairman excluded from charge sheet

Bangladesh, Nov. 25 -- Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday dropped the names of seven people including former Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) chairman Humayun Khadem from the charge sheet o... Read More


Father seeks govt steps to "save son from KDS wrath"

Bangladesh, Nov. 25 -- A retired official of Chattogram Port seeks the Prime Minister's intervention to save his son from what, he said, the "wrath of KDS Group". Moazzem Hossain Khan, a former Chatt... Read More


Diego Maradona: Argentina legend dies aged 60

Bangladesh, Nov. 25 -- Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and o... Read More


'America is back': Biden pushes past Trump era with nominees

Bangladesh, Nov. 25 -- Declaring "America is back," President-elect Joe Biden introduced his national security team on Tuesday, his first substantive offering of how he'll shift from Trump-era "Americ... Read More


Over 50 shanties destroyed in Kalshi slum fire

Bangladesh, Nov. 25 -- At least 55 shanties were gutted after a fire broke out at a slum in Mirpur's Kalshi area early Wednesday. Russel Shikdar, duty officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence Contro... Read More


Mysterious shiny monolith found in otherworldly Utah desert

Bangladesh, Nov. 25 -- like landscape of Utah's red-rock desert lies a mystery: A gleaming metal monolith in one of the most remote parts of the state. The smooth, tall structure was found during a h... Read More