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Virtual Class: DU's Zoology dept provides smartphones to underprivileged students

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- The Zoology Department of Dhaka University on Sunday handed over smartphones with data packs to its underprivileged students, to help them join virtual classes from home amid t... Read More


British Council resumes IELTS test

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- After a brief pause taken to support and cooperate with government directives and to aid in minimising the spread of Covid-19, British Council have resumed conducting computer-... Read More


Natore Freedom Fighter murder: 18yr wait for justice ends

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- A Natore court on Monday sentenced two people to death for killing Freedom Fighter and Awami League's Boraigram upazila unit chief Dr Aynal Haque in 2002. The convicts are -To... Read More


Coronavirus: India records nearly 87,000 new cases

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- India on Monday registered nearly 87,000 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours and 1,130 deaths. With the Health Ministry's announcement, India now has more than 5.4 mill... Read More


Taj Mahal reopens after 6 months

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- India's iconic Taj Mahal has reopened its doors to visitors after six months - the longest it has ever been shut since it was built in the 17th century. It was closed as the c... Read More


Thousands march in Berlin in support of refugees in Greece

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- Thousands of people marched in Berlin on Sunday demanding that the government do more to help migrants stuck in Greece, many of whom have been made homeless since fires ravaged... Read More


Afghan government airstrikes kill 24 civilians

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- At least 24 people, including children, were killed and six others were injured in a government airstrike in Northern Afghanistan on Saturday. Two witnesses said most of those... Read More


DGHS driver arrested on extortion, illegal arms charges

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested a driver of Paribahan pool under Directorate General of Health Services from Turag area in the city early Sunday. The Rab claimed Abdul M... Read More


BGCCI wants deeper ties with Germany; trade fair planned

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BGCCI) Omar Sadat has said a BGCCI business delegation will visit Germany early next year and plans are afoot to hold a 'German Trade F... Read More


Consumers bear the brunt of India's onion export ban

Bangladesh, Sept. 21 -- 35 per kg in the wholesale market has had little impact at the retail level where the popular kitchen item continues to be sold at high prices. The local variety of onion was ... Read More