Second-phase Biswa Ijtema ends with Akheri Munajat

Bangladesh, Jan. 19 -- The second phase of the three-day Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj, ended on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi on Sunday through the 'Akhe... Read More

Two elderly men run over by trains in Chapainawabganj, Cumilla

Bangladesh, Jan. 19 -- Two elderly men were mowed down by trains in Chapainawabganj and Cumilla on Saturday night. In Chapainawabganj, Ismail Hossain, 65, of Bidirpur area of municipality area was cr... Read More

BCL leader Sudipta murder suspect arrested in Chattogram

Bangladesh, Jan. 19 -- Police on Saturday night arrested the main suspect in connection with the murder of Bangladesh Chhatra League's (BCL) Chattogram city unit leader Sudipta Biswas from Ispahani in... Read More

Woman killed in Faridpur fire

Bangladesh, Jan. 19 -- A woman was killed in a fire that broke out at her home at Azad Molla Bari in Charmamudpur in Sadar upazila on Saturday night while 10 shops were gutted in another fire in Char ... Read More

Man 'kills himself after murdering' four family members in Moulvibazar

Bangladesh, Jan. 19 -- A man reportedly took his own life after allegedly killing four members of his family, including his wife and mother-in-law, at Pallartal tea garden in Barlekha upazila's Uttar ... Read More

Lantern festival held in Dalian, Liaoning

Bangladesh, Jan. 18 -- The lanterns here are made by professional teams from Zigong, a city in southwest China's Sichuan Province which is famous for lantern-making. The festival will last until Feb. ... Read More

Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames

Bangladesh, Jan. 18 -- Australia's unprecedented wildfires season has so far charred 40,000 square miles (104,000 square kilometers) of brushland, rainforests, and national parks - killing by one esti... Read More

Volkswagen creating first innovation hub in North America

Bangladesh, Jan. 18 -- Volkswagen is partnering with the University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to create the company's first innovation hub for developing new technology in Nor... Read More

Woman pleads guilty to poisoning husband with eye drops

Bangladesh, Jan. 17 -- A South Carolina woman pleaded guilty to fatally poisoning her husband by putting eye drops into his water for days. She was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Lana Sue Clayton, ... Read More

Sri Lanka lifts ban on drones

Bangladesh, Jan. 17 -- Colombo, Jan. 17 (Xinhua/UNB) -- Sri Lanka's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Friday lifted a ban imposed on drones within the island country, local media reports said. The CA... Read More