Stop arms race, use resources for health, education: PM to global leaders

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged world leaders to put an end to international arms race and use the much-needed resources for health and education. "On behalf of all dia... Read More

Global Covid cases surpass 650 million

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- The overall number of global Covid-19 cases has now crossed 650 million. According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 650,329,085 while the death toll from th... Read More

Neymar pays tribute to ailing Pele

DOHA, Dec. 6 -- Brazil forward Neymar sent his best wishes to football legend Pele on Monday after the South American team advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals with a 4-1 win over South Korea. Pel... Read More

33 killed in Colombia landslide

BOGOTA, Dec. 6 -- The death toll climbed to 33 from a landslide that buried vehicles along a highway in Colombia over the weekend, Colombian Interior Minister Alfonso Prada said Monday. The landslide... Read More

$1 billion loan: ADB vice-president to reach Dhaka tonight for discussion

Ashok Lavasa, Dec. 6 -- president of Asian Development Bank (ADB), will arrive in Dhaka tonight to discuss Bangladesh's requirement of USD 1 billion in loan assistance for budget implementation, Econo... Read More

Cop burned to death in Habiganj

Habiganj, Dec. 6 -- A policeman was burned to death in a fire that broke out in his house in Habiganj early Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Rubel Ahmed,25, a constable posted in Habiganj Traf... Read More

Qatar World Cup: Brazil thump South Korea 4-1 and advance to quarterfinals

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- Brazil easily beat South Korea 4-1 in their Round of 16 fixtures and have moved on to the quarterfinals . The five-time champions will take on the 2018 runner-up, Croatia, in their qu... Read More

Gas supply to remain off for 11 hours in parts of Dhaka Wednesday

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- Gas supply will remain suspended for 11 hours from 1 pm to 12 am (mid might) in different areas in the capital on Wednesday. According to Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Comp... Read More

Diplomats don't have the power to put anyone in power: Information Minister

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- The people of the country will decide who will be in power and diplomats do not have the power to put anyone in power, said Information Minister Hasan Mahmud on Tuesday. "People own ... Read More

'Just mention BNP-Jamaat's misdeeds under their propaganda posts on social media'

Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday (December 06, 2022) asked Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leaders and activists to counter anti-government propaganda on social media, and poin... Read More