Madhukhali upazila chairman dies of Covid-19

Dhaka, Oct. 28 -- Mirza Maniruzzaman Bachchu, the chairman of Madhukhali Upazila of Faridpur and also the president of upazila unit Awami League, died of coronavirus (Covid-19) early Wednesday. The A... Read More

Bangladesh-India air connectivity restored after seven months

Dhaka, Oct. 28 -- The air connectivity between the neighbouring Bangladesh and India was restored today (Wednesday) under 'air bubble' arrangement after more than seven months of flight suspension for... Read More

Children among seven killed in blast at Pakistan religious school

Dhaka, Oct. 27 -- A bomb blast at a religious seminary in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday killed at least seven people, including children, and wounded dozens, police and hospital officials ... Read More

Holiday shoppers coming to town

Dhaka, Oct. 27 -- Holiday shoppers braving the coronavirus pandemic to buy gifts in person are checking which stores are naughty or nice in terms of public health, a worldwide survey released on Monda... Read More

Old Gomti river threatened by illegal occupation, pollution

Dhaka, Oct. 27 -- Illegal occupation and pollution have threatened the existence of the old Gomti river in Cumilla city. Influential people continue to occupy parts of the river banks and build shops... Read More

Rajbari fort in Netrakona needs govt patronage to preserve historical sites

Dhaka, Oct. 27 -- Rajbari Fort in Kendua upazila of Netrakona district is one of the historical sites under the ancient rulers of Bengal. The fort bears witness to many historical events. The ground ... Read More

Erdogan backs boycott of French goods over cartoon row

Dhaka, Oct. 27 -- Turkish leader Tayyip Erdogan has asked his compatriots to stop buying French goods in the latest expression of anger in the Muslim world over images being displayed in France of the... Read More

DoE shuts operations of 22 garment washing plants

Dhaka, Oct. 27 -- The Department of Environment has suspended the operations of 22 illegal garment washing factories and liquid waste treatment plants in Keraniganj, on the outskirts of the capital, f... Read More

Bangladesh regains 40pc cancelled RMG export orders: Foreign minister

Dhaka, Oct. 27 -- Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said Bangladesh has regained 40 per cent of readymade garment (RMG) export orders, which were cancelled by different countries amid COVID-1... Read More

India, US to sign defence deal on satellite data

Dhaka, Oct. 27 -- India will sign a military agreement with the United States for sharing of sensitive satellite data, the defence ministry said on Monday, as the two sides began a top-level security ... Read More