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Two Rohingya killed in Cox's Bazar 'gunfight'

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- Two refugees from the Rohingya community have died in a so-called shootout with the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar district. The dead have been identi... Read More


58 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- Fifty-eight new dengue patients have been hospitalised in 24 hours until Friday morning, health authorities said. The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained u... Read More


WHO inches closer to consensus on global pact to prevent future pandemics

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) is inching closer to a consensus to negotiate an international agreement to prevent future pandemics, although Washington is so far reluctant to m... Read More


Indonesia arrests 24 people over links to extremist financing

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- Indonesia's counterterrorism squad has arrested 24 people on suspicion of fundraising for Jemaah Islamiah, or JI, the Al-Qaeda linked extremist group accused of carrying out some of ... Read More


Govt halves BRTC bus fares for students amid protests

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- The government has decided to reduce state-owned bus fares for students by half in the face of mounting protests. The decision has been taken with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's app... Read More


Govt halves bus fares for students amid protests

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- The government has decided to reduce bus fares for students by half in the face of mounting protests. The decision has been taken with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's approval and th... Read More


52 dead in Russian mine accident

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- A total of 52 people, including six rescuers, were killed after smoke occurred in a coal mine in Russia's Kemerovo Region on Thursday. It was the most deadly mine accident in five y... Read More


CSE to be renamed as 'Chittagong Stock Exchange PLC'

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- The 26th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited was held Thursday at CSE Conference Hall, Agrabad, Chattogram. Mr. Asif Ibrahim, Chairman, CSE presided ove... Read More


UK contributes $34.7m to UNICEF for ensuring quality education in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- The United Kingdom (UK) has recently contributed US$34.7 million to UNICEF through the British High Commission in Dhaka to ensure quality education for the most disadvantaged and out... Read More


Fire breaks out at BSCIC chemicals factory in Chattogram

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- A fire has broken out at a chemicals factory in the BSCIC industrial estate in Chattogram's Sagorika. At least five units from Agrabad and Bandar fire stations are engaged in effort... Read More