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‘Dhaka needs to utilise global pressure on Myanmar’

‘Dhaka needs to utilise global pressure on Myanmar’

Like Myanmar, its friends will also feel the “pressure” amid significant development on “legal front” that Bangladesh needs to…

PM reaches Dubai; 3 deals expected to be signed

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reached Dubai on a four-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend the Dubai Air Show 2019. An Emirates flight carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage, which departed from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 6:45pm (Bangladesh time), landed…
Shami stars in India’s crushing Test win over Bangladesh

Shami stars in India’s crushing Test win over Bangladesh

Pacer Mohammed Shami took four wickets as India crushed Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs inside three days of the opening Test on Saturday. Bangladesh…

Suffering, humanity have no boundaries

Arab film and TV star and World Food Programme (WFP) Goodwill Ambassador Hend Sabry wanted to visit the Rohingya families in the Rohingya  camps to show that suffering has no borders and humanity has no boundaries, she said. Sabry, mother of two girls, finally visited the world’s largest…

Myanmar rejects ICC probe

Myanmar struck back Friday after a surge of global legal pressure over its alleged crimes against the Rohingya, branding an investigation by the International Criminal Court (ICC) "not in accordance with international law". On Thursday the ICC approved a full probe into Myanmar's 2017…

Primary, Ebtedayee examinations begin today

The Primary and Ebtedayee terminal examinations begin in the country today. The examinations will be held at 7,470 centres across the country. This year, 25,53,267 students will sit for the Primary terminal examinations. Of them, 11, 81,300 are boys and 13,71,967 girls. Besides, 3,50, 371 students –…

PM flies to UAE to attend Dubai air show

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for Dubai yesterday evening on a four-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend the Dubai Air Show 2019. Sheikh Hasina will attend the air show on Sunday at the invitation of Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai…

Rajapaksas eye return in tense Sri Lanka polls

Sri Lankans voted yesterday for a new president in what could mark a comeback for the Rajapaksa clan, loved for crushing the Tamil Tigers but loathed for alleged war crimes, corruption and cosying up to China. Despite 85,000 police on duty in an island that emerged from civil war only a decade ago and…
Closing night draws huge crowd

Closing night draws huge crowd

The closing night of the three-day ‘Dhaka International Folk Fest 2019’ drew huge crowd at Bangladesh Army Stadium in the capital yesterday.…

‘Oxygen bar’ opens in Delhi

As air pollution shot up to dangerous levels across India on Friday, underscoring an already dire public health crisis, a crowd descended on a small shop in New Delhi for a novel solution: a 15-minute hit of clean oxygen. At Oxy Pure, a self-styled “oxygen bar,” customers strapped tubes…

Ex-envoy ‘intimidated’ by Trump

A US ambassador ousted by Donald Trump told a riveting impeachment hearing Friday she felt intimidated by the president, after he launched an extraordinary real-time attack midway through her testimony to Congress. Testifying under oath before a national television audience, Marie Yovanovitch cut a…
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