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Pirates freed hijacked ship, sailors for international pressure, negotiations: Khalid

Dhaka, April 14 -- State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Sunday said the Bangladeshi cargo ship MV Abdullah and its 23 sailors were released from the clutches of Somali pirates throug... Read More


India expresses concern over escalating tensions between Israel, Iran

Dhaka, April 14 -- India has expressed serious concern over the escalating tensions between Israel and Iran, calling for de-escalation and restraint. New Delhi's voicing of concern came hours after I... Read More


Several members of Myanmar BGP flee to Bangladesh again

Dhaka, April 14 -- Several members of the Myanmar Border Guard Police have crossed the Kharangkhali border in Teknaf, seeking shelter in Bangladesh amid fighting with rebel groups near the border. Th... Read More


Eid cheer returns to homes of freed MV Abdullah sailors

Dhaka, April 14 -- Eid day came and went, but there were no festivities at the homes of the MV Abdullah sailors who had been taken hostage by Somali pirates. Their families instead waited, anxiously, ... Read More


Stock market to resume on Monday after Eid-ul-Fitr, Pahela Baishakh holidays

Dhaka, April 14 -- Trading and official activities on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) will resume on Monday after Eid-ul-Fitr and Pahela Baishakh holidays. The bour... Read More


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