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Shahid Afridi joins star-studded T20 World Cup ambassador lineup

Dhaka, May 24 -- Pakistan cricket legend Shahid Afridi has been unveiled as the latest ambassador for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024, joining a prestigious lineup that includes Yuvraj Singh, Chris G... Read More


EU directive mandates corporate accountability for human rights in supply chains

Dhaka, May 24 -- The new EU directive, adopted on Friday, mandates large companies to ensure human rights respect throughout their value chains, signaling a transformative shift in corporate accountab... Read More


RAB arrests mastermind behind job scam ring in Gaibandha

Dhaka, May 24 -- Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have apprehended Shaharul, an alleged mastermind behind a job scam ring, from Palashbari in Gaibandha. He is accused of fraudulently posing... Read More


Dhaka, Tokyo hold 1st round of negotiations on Economic Partnership Agreement

Dhaka, May 24 -- The first round of negotiations for the Japan-Bangladesh Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) was held in Dhaka from May 19 to 23. The meeting was attended by, on the Japanese side, ... Read More


Maldives suspends issuing visas for Bangladeshi workers

Dhaka, May 24 -- The Maldivian government has suspended issuing visas for Bangladeshi workers. According to local law, only 100,000 workers from a country are permitted to work in Maldives. The Bangl... Read More


BMD predicts rain and thunderstorm in 4 divisions

Dhaka, May 24 -- The Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has predicted rain or thundershowers in Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram, and Sylhet divisions over 24 hours, starting from 9 am on Friday. ... Read More


2nd T20I: Bangladesh cricket hits new low as USA coast to inaugural series win

Dhaka, May 24 -- In a shocking turn of events before the T20 World Cup, Bangladesh suffered an unexpected series loss against the ragtag, novice USA team. On Thursday, the USA defeated Bangladesh by ... Read More


Nepalese national Bir Bahadur Rai reunites with family after 45 years

Dhaka, May 24 -- Bir Bahadur Rai, who left his home in Ilam, Nepal, some four decades ago, and has been living in Bangladesh for about 40 years, returned home on Thursday afternoon. He was handed ove... Read More


Bangladeshi critic Sadia Khalid Reeti walks official Cannes Red Carpet as FIPRESCI jury member

Dhaka, May 24 -- Sadia Khalid Reeti, a distinguished Bangladeshi film critic, screenwriter, and journalist, made a notable appearance at the 77th Cannes Film Festival as a member of the FIPRESCI (Inte... Read More


As Cyclone Remal approaches, tension grips Bagerhat's coastal areas

Bagerhat, May 24 -- For generations, thousands of people have been living at risk along the coast in Bagerhat. When the water levels rise, parts of Rampal, Mongla, and Morrelganj upazilas are flooded ... Read More