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Call it 'old', 'contemporary', 'modern' or whatever: It is slavery

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- No matter what it is called - it is the abhorrent daily life of a billion enslaved humans. The real number of "modern" slaves is understandably unknown. The International Labour Organ... Read More


Japan expects Hasina to visit Tokyo next year

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- Japan expects Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to pay an official visit to Japan in 2022, the year of 50th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, ... Read More


UN should take action against India's border killing: Labour Party

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- The leaders of the Bangladesh Labour party on Friday asked the United Nations (UN) for taking action to stop India from killing the Bangladeshis near the international borders. "It i... Read More


JUBOF celebrates Bangabandhu's birth centenary

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- Jahangirnagar University (JU) BCS Officers' Forum (JUBOF) has celebrated the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the golden jubilee of the co... Read More


2 minor siblings die of burn injuries

Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- A 6-year-old boy and his 3-year-old sister succumbed to the severe burns they suffered when their home in Munshiganj caught fire. They died late on Thursday while being treated at th... Read More


Punjab Police recovers tiffin bomb, 4 hand grenades from Gurdaspur village

India, Dec. 4 -- Close on the heels of the two Pakistan-ISI sponsored terror modules busted in Gurdaspur this week, Punjab Police on Thursday recovered another chunk of four hand grenades and one tiff... Read More


FCC decides on 19 unfair competition cases

Dar es Salaam, Dec. 4 -- THE Fair Competition Commission (FCC) has successfully decided on 19 cases related to unfair competition in the past year. FCC Director General, Mr William Erio, said the cas... Read More


Solar eclipse 2021 or surya grahan: How to watch, timings, visibility in India

India, Dec. 3 -- Some people in the southern hemisphere will have a chance to witness a total or partial solar eclipse on Saturday, December 4, when the moon moves between the Sun and Earth for one la... Read More


UN headquarters on lockdown due to security situation

Manila, Dec. 3 -- The United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York is on lockdown Thursday because of an armed suspect outside the building. Police cordoned off the area along 42nd Street and 1st Ave... Read More


IS alert sounded in Kashmir!

Srinagar, Dec. 3 -- An alert has been sounded in Kashmir in the wake of inputs that the Islamic State based in Syria could be behind the attack on traffic cop in Srinagar on Wednesday. Sources said t... Read More