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Cyprus suspends Syrian asylum applications as it struggles with arrivals spike

Dhaka, April 14 -- Cyprus has suspended the processing of asylum applications from Syrians following a sharp increase in irregular arrivals this month, authorities said on Sunday. More than 1,000 peo... Read More


Hamas rejects Israel's ceasefire response

Dhaka, April 14 -- The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas has rejected an Israeli ceasefire proposal, saying on Saturday it had handed to mediators in Egypt and Qatar its response to the proposal it had... Read More


IHSB takes part in NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge 2024

Dhaka, April 14 -- International Hope School Bangladesh (IHSB) has secured its place as the first and only school in Bangladesh to participate in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge 2024. A te... Read More


Bitcoin down by 7.9pc to $61,842

Dhaka, April 14 -- Bitcoin fell 7.9 per cent to $61,842 at 21:00 GMT on Saturday, losing $5,308 from its previous close. Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, is down 16.2 per c... Read More


Pahela Baishakh celebrated nationwide

Dhaka, April 14 -- On Sunday, Bangladesh joyously welcomed Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar, marked by vibrant traditional festivities and widespread enthusiasm. The celebrations... Read More


Monte Carlo Masters: Stefanos beats Casper Ruud to win third title

Dhaka, April 14 -- Stefanos Tsitsipas beat Casper Ruud 6-1 6-4 to win his third Monte Carlo Masters title in four years. Greece's Tsitsipas, 25, dominated the opening stages and sealed the first set ... Read More


Tragic drowning claims lives of two children in Kulik River

Dhaka, April 14 -- Two children drowned in the Kulik River near the Khajana area of Ranisankail upazila, Thakurgaon on Sunday afternoon. The victims were identified as 10-year-old Yasmin, daughter of... Read More


Two youths killed in Rajshahi road accident

Dhaka, April 14 -- Two youths have been killed and two others injured in a head-on collision between a motorcycle and a battery-run auto-rickshaw in Bagha upazila of Rajshahi district. The deceased w... Read More


Iran launches retaliatory attack on Israel with hundreds of drones, missiles

Dhaka, April 14 -- Iran launched a swarm of explosive drones and fired missiles at Israel late on Saturday in its first ever direct attack on Israeli territory, risking a major escalation as the Unite... Read More


Let Bengali New Year begin with new possibilities, hopes: Saber Chowdhury

Dhaka, April 14 -- Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury on Sunday said let the Bengali New Year begin with colorful dreams of new possibilities and hope. "The new f... Read More