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BNP slams govt for 'failure' to file case with UN court against Myanmar

Bangladesh, Nov. 12 -- BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday questioned as to why the government has failed to file a case with the UN's top court accusing Myanmar of committing... Read More


'Bulbul' affected crops in 103 upazilas of 16 districts: Minister

Bangladesh, Nov. 12 -- Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque on Tuesday said that the government has received an initial report on the damage of Amon paddy and winter vegetables sown in 103 upazilas ... Read More


Delhi finds its connectivity with Dhaka a 'game-changer'

Bangladesh, Nov. 12 -- Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das on Tuesday said India believes in an "inclusive" Indo Pacific and described its connectivity with Bangladesh as "game-cha... Read More


Quantum Foundation employee killed in city road crash

Bangladesh, Nov. 12 -- A female employee of Quantum Foundation was killed as a bus ran her over in the city's Shantinagar area on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Ruma, 30, an employee of the ... Read More


President arrives in Kathmandu on a 4-day visit

Bangladesh, Nov. 12 -- President Abdul Hamid arrived here on a four-day visit to Nepal at the invitation of Nepalese President Bidhya Devi Bhandari. A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the... Read More


Special South African gin is infused with elephant dung

Bangladesh, Nov. 12 -- Mossel Bay - The makers of a South African gin infused with elephant dung swear their use of the animal's excrement is no gimmick. The creators of Indlovu Gin, Les and Paula An... Read More


Police, protesters face off in renewed clashes in Hong Kong

Bangladesh, Nov. 12 -- Hong Kong - Police and protesters battled outside university campuses on Tuesday and several thousand demonstrators blocked roads as they took over a central business district a... Read More


WFP chief vows more 'aggressive' action on sexual harassment

Bangladesh, Nov. 12 -- Cairo - In the wake of an internal survey that detailed multiple allegations of rape and sexual harassment of its female staffers, the leader of the World Food Program is vowing... Read More


Reporter goes to Australian High Court in press freedom case

Bangladesh, Nov. 12 -- Canberra - A journalist has gone to Australia's highest court to overturn a search warrant that created outrage when it was executed on her home and triggered a national campaig... Read More


Mustafizur's good show just around the corner: Domingo

Bangladesh, Nov. 12 -- Dhaka - Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo said he believes the underperforming pacer Mustafizur Rahman is close to delivering a good show with the ball. The southpaw conced... Read More