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    Spanish women's footballer turns back on Maradona tribute

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 02:06am on November 30, 2020

    A female footballer from the Spanish third tier refused to pay respect to the late Argentina legend Diego Maradona, citing women's rights and equality. Viajes...

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    Malan propels England to series win

    Agence France-Presse . Paarl | Updated at 01:22am on November 30, 2020

    Dawid Malan returned to the town where he grew up and guided England to a series-clinching victory over South Africa in the second Twenty20 international...

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    Govt to decide how to enlist middlemen for safe migration

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:08am on November 30, 2020

    The Ministry of Expatriates› Welfare and Overseas Employment was mulling ways to enlist middlemen as the ministry has decided to regulate their activities to ensure...

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    EC snatches people’s voting rights: webinar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on November 30, 2020

    Governance campaigners on Sunday accused the Election Commission for snatching people’s voting rights through its ‘dishonesty and partisan role’ in the last parliamentary polls and...

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    Maradona's surgeon responds tearfully to investigation into star's death

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 01:03am on November 30, 2020

    Diego Maradona's personal doctor was on Sunday being investigated for involuntary manslaughter four days after the Argentina legend suffered a fatal heart attack, prosecutors in...

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    Training held for super specialised hospital staff

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on November 30, 2020

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University arranged training for the staff of the 700-bed super specialised hospital on the implementation of automation programme, including information system,...

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    Boy crushed under train in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on November 30, 2020

    Railway police found the body of an autistic boy beside the railway track at Jurain in the capital early Sunday. The deceased was Aminul Islam,...

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    RU journalists protest at complaint against fellow

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on November 30, 2020

    Journalists working at Rajshahi University have protested at a complaint made to the police against the university correspondent of the daily Bangladesh Pratidin by a...

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    Sheikh Kamal IT business incubator construction inaugurated

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chattogram | Updated at 12:56am on November 30, 2020

    State minister for information and communication technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak opened the construction work of Sheikh Kamal IT Business Incubator Centre at Chandgaon area in...

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    AIUB holds Anwarul Abedin lecture series

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on November 30, 2020

    American International University-Bangladesh organised ‘Dr Anwarul  Abedin Lecture Series’ virtually with Meshbahuddin Ahmed, chairman, Bangladesh Accreditation Council as the distinguished speaker. He delivered a lecture,...

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    UIU holds 2nd int’l confce on advanced ICT

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on November 30, 2020

    The department of CSE of United International University organised the two-day 2nd international conference on Advanced Information and Communication Technology 2020 virtually on Saturday and...

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    ABS Cables receives ISO certificates

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on November 30, 2020

    ABS cables Ltd received the ISO 14001: 2015 and ISO 9001: 2015 Certificates as an acknowledgement for the company’s continued effort towards quality and sustainability....

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    Spurs top after Chelsea stalemate, Cavani sparks MU

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:54am on November 30, 2020

    Tottenham moved to the top of the Premier League with a 0-0 draw against title rivals Chelsea, while Edinson Cavani inspired Manchester United's thrilling 3-2...

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    Migratory birds find home on IU campus

    HK Jibon . IU | Updated at 12:53am on November 30, 2020

    Thousands of migratory birds have taken shelter at the lake of Islamic University in Kushtia this year. The birds have started arriving at the lake...

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    DU teacher reinstated, two others removed  

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on November 30, 2020

    The Dhaka University authority on Sunday reinstated assistant professor Anup Kumar Saha of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems in keeping with a High...

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    Village courts to be strengthened, says Tajul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on November 30, 2020

    Local government and rural development minister Md Tajul Islam on Sunday said that the village courts, operated by the Union Parishad chairmen and members, would...

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    Ashoke becomes BAEC member bio-science

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on November 30, 2020

    Ashoke Kumar Paul, chief medical officer and director of the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, Khulna, has been appointed member bio-science (current charge) of...

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    EC cancels PDP registration

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on November 30, 2020

    The Election Commission on Sunday cancelled the registration of the Progressive Democratic Party as a political party after it had failed to meet the conditions...

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    Iran mulls response, prepares to bury killed scientist

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:26am on November 30, 2020

    Iran was weighing its response Sunday to the killing of its top nuclear scientist, which it blames on arch-foe Israel, as his body was taken...

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    Serum to apply for vaccine licence in two weeks

    Agence France-Presse . Pune | Updated at 12:23am on November 30, 2020

    The world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume said Saturday it would apply for an emergency licence for a coronavirus vaccine within two weeks, and that...

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    Indian farmers continue to protest at Delhi’s border

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:21am on November 30, 2020

    Indian farmers on Sunday continued to protest at Delhi’s Singhu and Tikri border entry points opposing the new farm laws, reports Times of India online....

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    Near cold-wave-like situation to prevail in north

     Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on November 30, 2020

    The night temperature in central Bangladesh may slightly fall over the next three to four days with the possibility of a near cold-wave-like situation prevailing...

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    No bar to put drug offenders on probation under supervision: HC 

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:14am on November 30, 2020

    The High Court has ruled that there is no legal bar to place drug offenders on probation, a form of correctional punishment, instead of sending...

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    Global death toll rises to 14,53,074

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:13am on November 30, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 14,53,074 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...

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    Qayyum Chy’s death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2020

    Today is the sixth anniversary of death of the late acclaimed artist Qayyum Chowdhury. Qayyum Chowdhury was born on March 9, 1932 in Feni. He...

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    74pc TIN holders yet to file tax returns

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2020

    Around 74 per cent or 37.52 lakh registered income taxpayers are yet to file their income tax returns with the deadline for returns submission ending...

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    Why imperialism is obsolete in Latin America

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2020

    Vijay Prashad interviews Jorge Arreaza, foreign minister of Venezuela IN SEPTEMBER 2018, Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro visited China, where he met with China’s president Xi...

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    Muslims v the west, in France and beyond

    by Taj Hashmi | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2020

    THIS is an appraisal of Islamophobia, mainly in the west, and the so-called westophobia among Muslims from a different viewpoint. I believe that since all...

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    A test of people’s power v state power

    by Syed Ali Mujtaba | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2020

    AFTER the protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act at Saheen Bagh in Delhi, the farmers’ protest is the second protest in Delhi that is currently...

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    World’s centre reverts to Asia

    by James O’Neill | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2020

    THE Asian Times writer Pepe Escobar is one of the most widely read and respected commentators in the English language although he himself is a...

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    Public awareness needed to encourage mask use

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2020

    THE COVID-19 test positivity rate has increased in recent weeks; death from the disease has also increased by 30 per cent. But the public seem...

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    Govt agencies must behave, govt must reclaim Dhaka’s canals

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2020

    FINDINGS of four studies carried out in the past three years that say more than 40 canals of the capital city have been converted into...