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G20 leadership vital in defense against COVID-19: UN chief

Bangladesh, Nov. 23 -- General Antonio Guterres said has said that the leadership of the Group of 20 (G20) is vital in the global struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic. "Our greatest defense against CO... Read More


Journalists 'fearless warriors' during coronavirus pandemic: Info Minister

Bangladesh, Nov. 23 -- Information Minister Hasan Mahmud on Monday lauded journalists as 'fearless warriors' for working through the coronavirus pandemic ignoring risks to their lives. "The way journ... Read More


Swift wins top prize at AMAs, says she's re-recording music

Bangladesh, Nov. 23 -- Taylor Swift won her third consecutive artist of the year prize at the American Music Awards, but she missed the show for a good reason: She said she's busy re-recording her son... Read More


Coronavirus: Global cases hit 58.5 million

Bangladesh, Nov. 23 -- 19 cases crossed 58.5 million on Monday with the death of 1,386,596 people , according to the data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU). The number of COVID-19 cases in t... Read More


Serai and BGMEA launch initiative to strengthen manufacturers digital presence

Bangladesh, Nov. 23 -- Working closely with the BGMEA to support Bangladeshi apparel manufacturers in securing a larger share of the global market, HSBC's Serai Limited, is funding a digital profile b... Read More


Israeli PM flew to Saudi Arabia, met crown prince

Bangladesh, Nov. 23 -- Israeli media reported Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia for a clandestine meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, which would mark the f... Read More


When will overhead cables go underground?

Bangladesh, Nov. 23 -- Overhead power lines and cobweb of cables, an eyesore in Dhaka and other major cities, are yet to be shifted underground despite assurances and promises by the authorities conce... Read More


Government officials' house in Canada's Begum Para: ACC asks for details

Bangladesh, Nov. 23 -- Corruption Commission (ACC) has asked the government for details on houses owned by public servants in Canada's "Begum Para." ACC Secretary Dilwar Bakht said this to the report... Read More


Biden expected to nominate Blinken as secretary of state

Bangladesh, Nov. 23 -- elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of state, according to multiple people familiar with the Biden team's planning. Blinken, 58, served as deput... Read More


Communicate anti-terrorism, anti-militancy messages through local mosque: religious affairs ministry

Bangladesh, Nov. 23 -- Terrorism is a global challenge; terrorists have no religion, no boundaries. So there needs to be more engagement of people from all walks of life to prevent, control, and stop... Read More