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Kurigram flood situation worsens

Bangladesh, Sept. 28 -- Heavy rains and upstream water are worsening the flood situation in Kurigram inundating cropland, houses and cutting off road communication affecting thousands of people. Sham... Read More


PM Hasina turns 73

Bangladesh, Sept. 28 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also the President of Bangladesh Awami League, has turned 73. She is celebrating her birthday at home for the first time since 2008. The Prime M... Read More


Communist Party of China greets PM Hasina

Bangladesh, Sept. 28 -- The Communist Party of China has greeted Prime Minister and Bangladesh Awami League President Sheikh Hasina on her 73rd birthday with a pledge to strengthen relations with her ... Read More


Global Covid-19 caseload surpasses 32.9 million: JHU

Bangladesh, Sept. 28 -- Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world with more than 32.9 million confirmed cases globally. According to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University (JHU), ... Read More


Novel coronavirus "happened naturally": WHO chief

Bangladesh, Sept. 28 -- Dismissing claims surrounding the origins of the novel Coronavirus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has reaffirmed the natura... Read More


Gang-rape at MC College: Another accused held

Bangladesh, Sept. 28 -- Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested another accused from Fenchuganj upazila early Monday in a case filed over Friday's gang-rape at MC College. With the latest ar... Read More


Transforming agriculture: Bangladesh moving towards high-value crops

Bangladesh, Sept. 28 -- As part of its crop diversification and boosting agricultural output in the country, the government is taking region-based projects to promote the cultivation of new and high-v... Read More


Third IOM-chartered flight to bring backBangladeshisfrom Libya Tuesday

Bangladesh, Sept. 28 -- Arrangements have been made to bring back Bangladeshis who have been stranded or staying in Libya but willing to return home by a chartered flight on September 29. It will be t... Read More


Indian farmers intensify their protests against agri reforms

Bangladesh, Sept. 28 -- From the state of Punjab in the north to Karnataka in the south, farmers across India intensified their protests on Monday against the "pro-corporate" reforms in the agricultur... Read More


Dhaka-18, Siranjganj-1 by-polls on Nov 12

Bangladesh, Sept. 28 -- elections to Dhaka-18 and Sirajganj-1 parliamentary seats will be held on November 12, the Election Commission announced Monday. As per the schedule, the deadline for nominati... Read More