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Sudan agrees to normalise relations with Israel, Trump announces

Dhaka, Oct. 24 -- Sudan is to normalise relations with Israel - the latest in a series of Arab League countries to do so. At the same time, US President Donald Trump has removed Sudan from the US lis... Read More


US Embassy Dhaka calls for applications for YES programme

Dhaka, Oct. 24 -- US Embassy Dhaka has announced its call for applications for the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) 2021-2022. The YES programme, funded by the US Department of State, pro... Read More


President, PM mourn death of eminent lawyer Barrister Rafique-ul-Huq

Dhaka, Oct. 24 -- President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of veteran lawyer and former attorney general Barrister Rafique-ul Huq.... Read More


Bangladesh Bank launches newly designed website

Dhaka, Oct. 24 -- Bangladesh Bank has launched its newly designed website (www.bb.org.bd) with a better look and communication flow. The redesigned site appears soothing and clean compared to the pre... Read More


WTO holds back on LDCs' request to extend TRIPS waiver

Dhaka, Oct. 24 -- The Least Developed Countries' (LDCs) request to extend the transition period of Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) didn't get full support from the member... Read More


Premier League's inevitable managerial madness

Dhaka, Oct. 24 -- "A man with new ideas is a madman, until his ideas triumph," is Marcelo Bielsa's favorite quote that perhaps best describes him. Add Mourinho's madness, Pep's whining and Ancelotti's... Read More


Joe Biden pledges free Covid-19 vaccines for all if elected

Dhaka, Oct. 24 -- US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has said that if elected, he will make coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccines free for all Americans. "Once we have a safe and effective vaccin... Read More


BIWTA suspends internal launch services on Barishal route due to bad weather

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- Launch services on Barishal's internal routes were suspended on Friday morning due to inclement weather. Traffic Inspector Md Kabir of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (B... Read More


Hi-Tech Park investors to get more services online

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- The Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority (BHTPA) formally added nine more services to its virtual One Stop Service (OSS) platform on Thursday to facilitate more investment for the busin... Read More


Jamuna erosion panics Bogura people

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- Thousands of families on the banks of the Jamuna River are spending their days in panic and anxiety as various places of arrow protection work has collapseddue to the erosionin Bogur... Read More