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Bangladesh settle for 1-1 draw with India in World Cup pre-qualifiers

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- Adil Khan denied Bangladesh a famous win at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan stadium in Salt Lake on Tuesday after Saad Uddin put the visitors ahead in the first half of the Group ... Read More


India-Bangladesh coastal surveillance radars won't strain China ties: FM

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- "There will be no impact in the relations with China," he said at his office on Tuesday as the deal is being seen as India's effort to keep eyes on Chinese activities in the Bay of B... Read More


Diplomats in Bangladesh go beyond their norms, says FM on Abrar murder comments

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- "They go beyond their norms," he said when asked at his office on Tuesday. The body of Abrar, a second-year student of electrical and electronic engineering of BUET, was found on th... Read More


Bangladesh hands Myanmar new list of 50,000 Rohingya refugees

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen disclosed the development to reporters at his office on Tuesday. With the new list, Bangladesh has so far handed over names of over 100,000 Rohingya ... Read More


Police say father Basir killed 5-year-old Tuhin, mutilated body in Sunamganj

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- Sunamganj Additional Superintendent of Police Md Mizanur Rahman told the media on Tuesday evening about the findings of the investigation into the murder. Basir, a farmer, took the ... Read More


Dhaka stocks snap losing streak as DSEX tops 100 points on buying spree

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- On Tuesday, the DSEX recorded an increase of 110 points, or 2.34 percent, to settle at 4,821, breaking the six consecutive sessions of losses. The index opened higher and maintained... Read More


Transgender woman becomes vice-chairman in Jhenaidah

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- She ran for the female vice-chairman's post as a woman and secured 12,880 votes after the election was held on Monday. Her nearest rival, Rubina Khatun, bagged 12,139 votes. Pinky, ... Read More


Govt approves two more metro rail projects worth Tk 938bn

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- Under the projects, two mass rapid transit lines spanning across the Airport-Kamalapur station, Natun Bazar-Purbachal Depot and the Hemayetpur-Vatara route, will be established. The... Read More


BUET students suspend protests over Abrar murder

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- But they refused to take part in regular academic activities until the suspects in the murder are permanently expelled by the university. The student protesters made the announcemen... Read More


Lack of evidence delays charges over BASIC Bank scam, says ACC

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- "It is delaying the submission of formal charges in 56 cases over the loan scam," said ACC Secretary Muhammad Dilwar Bakht on Tuesday, a day after lawmaker and Supreme Court lawyer S... Read More