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Torture allegations mount in aftermath of Kherson occupation

Dhaka, Nov. 29 -- When a dozen Russian soldiers stormed into Dmytro Bilyi's home in August, the 24-year-old police officer said they gave him a chilling choice: Hand in his pistol or his mother and br... Read More


Singapore Airlines to secure Air India stake under deal with Tata

Dhaka, Nov. 29 -- Singapore Airlines Ltd (SIA) said on Tuesday it would emerge as a 25.1 per cent owner of Air India as part of a deal that would merge its Vistara full-service airline joint venture w... Read More


Finland keen to support smart city, smart port solutions in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Nov. 29 -- Finland, as a development partner of Bangladesh, is keen to support energy, smart city and smart port solutions in Bangladesh. The interest was shown at a seminar titled 'Finland's ... Read More


DMP permits BNP to hold Dec 10 rally at Suhrawardy Udyan on 26 conditions

Dhaka, Nov. 29 -- Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Tuesday permitted BNP to hold its rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital on December 10 on 26 conditions. A notification was issued in this rega... Read More


Faster, simplified customs bond services sought for RMG industry

Dhaka, Nov. 29 -- Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has urged the Customs Bond Commissionerate (CBC) to provide faster and more simplified services to the RMG industry... Read More


Covid claims one more life; 11 get infected in 24 hours

Dhaka, Nov. 29 -- Bangladesh has recorded 11 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,036,567. The death toll from the disease rose by one to 29,433 over the 24-hour pe... Read More


Saudi firm to set up 1000 MW solar power plant in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Nov. 29 -- Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the state-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) to set up a 1000 MW solar power pl... Read More


Fans brace for politically charged US-Iran match at World Cup

Dhaka, Nov. 29 -- Diplomatic foes the United States and Iran face off on the pitch at the World Cup on Tuesday in a match that some Iranians fear may see further run-ins with stadium security or clash... Read More


Two Palestinians killed by Israeli forces, Palestinians say

Dhaka, Nov. 29 -- Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces early Tuesday morning in two separate incidents in the Israeli occuppied West Bank, Palestinian officials said. The Israeli military d... Read More


Police in India's Kerala step up security after clashes over Adani port

Dhaka, Nov. 29 -- Police in southern India on Tuesday ramped up security around Vizhinjam port being built by billionaire Gautam Adani's group after scores of people were injured during clashes with p... Read More