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DSEX dips below 6800-mark after four-month

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- Stocks witnessed yet another big fall on Sunday with the key index of the prime bourse dropping below 6,800-mark as cautious continued to dump their holdings to avoid further erosion... Read More


Why you should read Stephen King

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- If you are someone with even the slightest of exposure to popular culture, chances are you've heard the name of Stephen King. He has been one of the most influential writers in the ... Read More


Maldives bans travellers from seven African nations over concerns about Omicron

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- Maldives said it was barring travellers from seven African countries from Sunday over concerns about the new Omicron variant of COVID-19. Travellers will not be allowed into Maldive... Read More


The tradition of celebrating occasions with sweets

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- "Kuch Mitha Ho Jaye" - the tagline from a famous Indian advertisement of Dairy Milk chocolate, is also the name of an Indian film. However, this sentence has been close to the hearts... Read More


Australia confirms two cases of Omicron variant

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- Health officials in New South Wales, the most populous state, said both passengers had arrived in the state capital, Sydney, on Saturday evening and tested positive for Covid-19 late... Read More


International Investment Summit to brand 'new Bangladesh' inaugurated

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged foreign investors to grab investment opportunities in Bangladesh, saying that new markets for made in Bangladesh products would be created. In... Read More


Verdict in Abrar murder case deferred to Dec 8

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- A Dhaka tribunal on Sunday deferred until December 8 the pronouncement of the verdict in Buet student Abrar Fahad murder case. Judge Abu Zafar Md Kamaruzzaman of Dhaka Speedy Trial ... Read More


China study warns of 'colossal' Covid outbreak if it further opens up

Dhaka, Nov. 28 -- China could face more than 630,000 Covid-19 infections a day if it dropped its zero-tolerance policies by lifting travel curbs, according to a study by Peking University mathematicia... Read More


Jubo League leader shot dead in Bhola

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- A local leader of Jubo League was allegedly shot dead by assailants in the Meghna river off the coast of Nasirmajhi in Sadar upazila of Bhola district on Friday. The deceased was id... Read More


Global Covid cases near 261m

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- The overall number of Covid cases is fast approaching 261 million amid the global race to vaccinate masses against the infectious disease. According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU... Read More