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PM seeks UN's robust role to resolve global challenges, Rohingya crisis

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the United Nations (UN) to play a more decisive and robust role in resolving existing global challenges, including the Rohingya crisis. "There... Read More


MFS providers to launch interoperable transactions

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- The mobile financial service (MFS) providers of Bangladesh will introduce interoperable transactions as part of efforts to encourage cash-free dealings. Money can be transferred bet... Read More


None facing starvation in pandemic: Agriculture minister

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaque on Friday said that no one in the country is facing starvation amid the coronavirus pandemic thanks to the agriculture-friendly policy of the prim... Read More


Russian hackers attack US state, aviation networks

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- Hackers allegedly sponsored by Russia have been trying to break into US state and local government computer networks and in two instances were successful, US government agencies said... Read More


Shilpakala Academy reopens after seven months

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- Shilpakala Academy is set to provisionally reopen after a seven-month hiatus amid the coronavirus pandemic. Three theatre troupes will stage plays at the academy's National Theatre,... Read More


1,586 new coronavirus cases, 14 deaths in 24 hours

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- Bangladesh registered another 14 deaths from coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the past 24 hours to 8:00 am on Friday, taking the total number of fatalities to 5,761 in the country, ... Read More


BGD e-GOV CIRT holds Bangladesh's first-ever cyber drill

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- Bangladesh's cybersecurity platform BGD e-GOV CIRT has said it on Thursday organised the country's first ever cyber drill. A total of 35 teams from different types of organisations,... Read More


Bangladesh organises first-ever cyber drill

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- Bangladesh's cybersecurity platform BGD e-GOV CIRT has said it on Thursday organised the country's first ever cyber drill. A total of 35 teams from different types of organisations,... Read More


Nearly 2,200 people die with Covid symptoms in Bangladesh: Report

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- A total of 2,198 people died with Covid-19 symptoms in the last seven months from March 22 to October 17 across the country, according to a latest report. Of them, at least 2 died b... Read More


Synesis IT bringing world class video conferencing platform

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- Synesis IT, a leading company in the domestic information & technology sector, is going to bring a world-class video conferencing platform. The RND wing of the company is already clo... Read More