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Xi assures Hasina of continued support for Bangladesh's development

Bangladesh, July 11 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has assured Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of continued support for Bangladesh's journey towards development. Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud briefed t... Read More


US warns Yunus case may signal 'labour law misuse', hurt FDI

Bangladesh, July 11 -- The US government sees the allegations against Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus as a possible instance of labour law violations in Bangladesh. The State Department spokesman Matth... Read More


Chinese company drilling leads to gas crisis after pipeline leak

Bangladesh, July 11 -- A contractor company has damaged a 42-inch diameter pipeline while carrying out drilling work without informing the Gas Transmission Company, or GTCL, at the Anwara end of the K... Read More


Ruma remains unsettled after KNF bank robberies

Bangladesh, July 11 -- Three months have passed since the Kuki-Chin National Front robbed banks and abducted a bank manager in Bardarban's Ruma, but the Sonali Bank branch in the area has not yet retu... Read More


Controversy as university teachers suggest other employees can remain under Prottoy pension scheme

Bangladesh, July 11 -- For 11 consecutive days, public university teachers, officials and employees have been staging a total work stoppage demanding the abolishment of the Prottoy universal pension s... Read More


Two, including a five-year-old boy, die in Cox's Bazar landslides

Bangladesh, July 11 -- A woman and a child have been killed in separate landslides after heavy rain in Cox's Bazar. The incidents occurred in the Sikder Bazar area of Ward No. 7 in the Cox's Bazar mu... Read More


Court doors open to anti-quota protestors: Chief Justice Obaidul Hassan

Bangladesh, July 11 -- Chief Justice Obaidul Hassan has remarked that the doors of the court will always be open to the students and job seekers protesting against the quota system in government jobs.... Read More


7 detained in Sylhet with Tk 14 million worth of sugar

Bangladesh, July 11 -- Police have detained seven people and seized seven trucks laden with about Tk 14 million in sugar smuggled in from India in Sylhet. The incident occurred around 5am on Thursday... Read More


Hasina given red carpet reception as she reaches China

Bangladesh, July 9 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reached China on a four-day visit aiming to strengthen trade, investment and financial cooperation. A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airline... Read More


BMD website hacked, recovered after 5 hours

Bangladesh, July 9 -- The Bangladesh Meteorological Department website has been recovered five hours after hackers took control of it. The BMD website was hacked around 7am on Tuesday, said meteorolo... Read More