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    Martinez header hands Bayern UEFA Super Cup victory

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 03:58am on September 25, 2020

    Javi Martinez wrote more UEFA Super Cup history for Bayern Munich on Thursday as his header in extra time sealed a 2-1 win over Sevilla...

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    PM gives Tk 5 lakh to each of 35 N’ganj blast victim families

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:41am on September 25, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday gave financial assistance of Tk 1.75 crore to 35 families of the victims who died and suffered injuries in...

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    No autopromotion to Class IX

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:40am on September 25, 2020

    Intermediate and Secondary Education Boards, Bangladesh on Thursday decided to instruct the schools and madrassahs to develop an assessment process for promoting students from Class...

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    Experts for restoring balance in Bangladesh-India relations

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:36am on September 25, 2020

    Experts on foreign affairs emphasised the need for a comprehensive assessment of the possibility of restoring a balance in Bangladesh’s relations with India. ‘The question...

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    Bangladeshi expat workers can enter Oman from Oct 1: FM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:35am on September 25, 2020

    Oman will open its border from October 1 for Bangladeshi expatriate workers, who have been stuck here amid flight suspension due to COVID-19 pandemic since...

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    GB female students develop robot for nursing activities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:31am on September 25, 2020

    Four female students of Gono Bishwabidyalay have developed a robot that can perform properly the duty of a nurse. The robot, named ‘Advanced Biopola Humanoid...

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    South Asian FMs for removing impediments to SAARC

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:22am on September 25, 2020

    South Asian foreign ministers on Thursday stressed the need for reinvigorating regional cooperation with removing impediments to the SAARC for meeting aspirations of people. They...

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    Flood hits places at 16 upazilas

    Our Correspondent . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 01:20am on September 25, 2020

    The Teesta and Dharala rivers were again flowing above their danger levels on Thursday leaving 90,000 people marooned due to fresh flooding in many areas...

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    DIU introduces ‘Teaching Apprentice Fellowship’ programme

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on September 25, 2020

    Daffodil International University is going to launch the ‘Teaching Apprentice Fellowship’ programme with the aim of creating skilled and trained teachers for the 21st century....

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    REHAB expels Oishee Properties

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:17am on September 25, 2020

    Oishee Properties Limited has been expelled from the Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh for conducting businesses in breach of the constitution of the...

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    JS body for enrolling coconut products as exportable items

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:14am on September 25, 2020

    The parliamentary standing committee on agriculture ministry on Thursday recommended the concerned ministry for taking necessary steps to enroll the coconut products as exportable agricultural...

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    Bizli cables holds dealers’ confce

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:13am on September 25, 2020

    Bizli Cables held its dealers’ conference at The Palace Luxury Resort in Habiganj on Sunday. Top ten dealers were awarded in the annual conference, said...

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    India lawmakers back controversial labour reforms

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:08am on September 25, 2020

    Indian lawmakers on Wednesday backed long-pending labour reforms despite resistance from opposition members and activists over the new rules, which include a measure to make...

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    J&J COVID-19 vaccine trial moves into late stage

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:07am on September 25, 2020

    Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it was entering the final Phase 3 stage of its Covid-19 vaccine clinical trial following positive results in earlier stages....

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    CEC recognises midnight voting in 2018 JS polls: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on September 25, 2020

    Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi said on Thursday that chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda lately recognised that the...

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    Drive against overhead cables brings woes to city people

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:03am on September 25, 2020

    Dhaka South City Corporation’s unplanned drive against overhead cables have disrupted cable television, internet and telephone services at many parts of the city causing woes...

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    Two offices of AL candidate set on fire

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 01:01am on September 25, 2020

    Suspected criminals vandalised, opened fire and set fire to two election offices of Awami League-backed candidate for Pabna-4 by-election Nuruzzaman Biswas on Wednesday night. The...

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    Some city areas to see disruption in gas supply today

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:00am on September 25, 2020

    Gas supply will remain shut in Gulshan-1, Gulshan -2, Banani, Natun Bazar, Baridhara and their adjoining areas for three hours from 2:00pm to 5:00pm on...

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    Padma bridge rail link design ‘fault’ yet to be resolved

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:59am on September 25, 2020

    The authorities are yet to resolve the issues regarding redesigning of the Padma Bridge Rail Link project following the recent detection of a major fault...

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    Rahul hits highest-ever score by an Indian in IPL history on sombre day

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:58am on September 25, 2020

    Captain KL Rahul on Thursday recorded the highest-ever score by an Indian batsman in IPL history as he took Kings XI Punjab to a comfortable...

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    Global toll rises to 9,78,448

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:51am on September 25, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 9,78,448 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...

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    Gono Forum’s organisational crisis deepens

    Moloy Saha | Updated at 12:49am on September 25, 2020

    The organisational crisis in Dr Kamal Hossain-led Gono Forum has deepened recently over the party leadership which may lead to a split, a number of...

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    Two US cops shot as protests erupt across US

    Agence France-Presse . Louisville | Updated at 12:42am on September 25, 2020

    Two police officers were shot as angry protests rippled across the United States after authorities announced no one would be charged with the killing of...

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    Saudia, Biman start confirming return tickets after diplomatic efforts

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:39am on September 25, 2020

    Both Saudia and Biman Bangladesh Airlines have started selling return tickets to the stranded expatriate Bangladeshis for their travels to various destinations in the Middle...

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    1,500 police personnel in Cox’s Bazar replaced after Sinha killing

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:32am on September 25, 2020

    At least 1,500 police members ranking from constable to superintendent from various places of the country have recently been transferred to Cox’s Bazar. The transfers...

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    EC struggling to check NID forgery

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:22am on September 25, 2020

    The Election Commission is struggling to check forgeries of National Identity Cards while it suspects that a group of voter registration officers and data entry...

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    Rice, edible oil prices too go up

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:19am on September 25, 2020

    Prices of rice and edible oil continued to rise in the city’s kitchen markets after a sharp increase in the onion price across the country....

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    The cost of resistance

    by Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2020

    TWO of the rebels I admire most, Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks publisher, and Roger Hallam, the co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, are in jail in Britain....

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    Andre, friend

    by Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2020

    ANDRE, your last moments in Karaköy, Istanbul are yet unknown. But we know you with your actions and stand — anti-imperialist. Andre Vltchek, (1962–September 22),...

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    Educational inequalities widen

    by Roseline Orwa | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2020

    SCHOOLS and families the world over are grappling with the challenge of educating children in a pandemic. Pushing children back into schools might increase the...

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    Yes, there is hope

    Joan Pedro-Carañana | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2020

    There’s a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.    — Leonard Cohen IT HAS often been said that the great triumph of...

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    Top brass cannot slough off responsibility

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2020

    THE government appears to lack in efforts to hold to account people high up the rung when it deals with corruption that plagues government agencies....

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    Saudi request for Bangladesh passports for Rohingyas unjust

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2020

    SAUDI Arabia’s suggestion for Bangladesh, as has been reported quoting Bangladesh’s foreign minister as saying, to issue passports to 54,000 Rohingyas who have stayed in...