Advertisement

  • Images

    3 dead in Colombia protests

    Agence France-Presse . Bogota | Updated at 10:09pm on November 22, 2019

    Three people were killed during nationwide demonstrations in Colombia as part of a general strike protesting against the policies of president Ivan Duque’s right-wing government,...

  • Images

    Three dead in clashes with Iraq riot police

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:07pm on November 22, 2019

    Three anti-government protesters were killed in clashes with security forces on bridges across the Tigris in the Iraqi capital Friday, a medical source said. More...

  • Images

    Court suspends ruling on unlawful HK mask ban for seven days

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:05pm on November 22, 2019

    Hong Kong police can continue enforcing a ban on demonstrators wearing masks for the next seven days, the High Court said Friday, to allow the...

  • Images

    India’s West Bengal willing to import bicycles from Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh. Kolkata | Updated at 09:44pm on November 22, 2019

    Chief minister of India’s West Bengal Mamata Banerjee at a meeting with Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday showed interest to import bicycles from Bangladesh

  • Images

    Four in five teens don't exercise enough: WHO

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 07:45pm on November 22, 2019

    Four in five adolescents worldwide do not get enough physical activity, to the detriment of their health, the World Health Organization said Friday, warning that girls especially need more exercise.

  • Images

    Tories plan property tax hike for foreign buyers in UK

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 06:07pm on November 22, 2019

    Britain's Conservatives said Friday they would make foreign individuals and companies pay more tax on residential property purchases had they won next month's election.

  • Images

    Two subs expose Bangladesh’s poor planning

    Samsul Arefin Khan . Kolkata | Updated at 04:41pm on November 22, 2019

    Bangladesh were forced to name two concussion substitutes against India in a day when they replaced Liton Das and Nayeem Hasan respectively with Mehedi Hasan and Taijul Islam on the opening day of the sides’ maiden day-night Test in Kolkata on Friday...

  • Images

    Eight killed in Munshiganj road accident

    Our Correspondent. Munshiganj | Updated at 03:11pm on November 22, 2019

    Seven people, including a child, were killed in a collision between a microbus and a bus on Dhaka-Mawa Highway at Sologhar in Sreenagar upazila on...

  • Images

    Cox’s Bazar madrassah girls’ body found in sack

    United News of Bangladesh. Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 02:52pm on November 22, 2019

    Police recovered the body of a madrassah girl in a sack in Bismillah Road area adjacent to Launchghat of Pekua upazila on Friday. The deceased...

  • Images

    Four injured in Kushtia boiler explosion

    United News of Bangladesh. Kushtia | Updated at 02:27pm on November 22, 2019

    Four workers were injured as a boiler of a plywood factory exploded at Barokhada in Kushtia on early Friday. Tuhinul Islam, an official of Woodland...

  • Images

    IU celebrates 41st founding anniversary

    IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Updated at 01:49pm on November 22, 2019

    The authorities of Islamic University in Kushtia celebrated the 41st founding anniversary on the campus on Friday amid festive mood and enthusiasm. The daylong celebration...

  • Images

    Fault in loop line behind Ullahpara train accident: probe report

    United News of Bangladesh. Sirajganj | Updated at 01:38pm on November 22, 2019

    A probe body, formed by the local administration following a train accident in Ullapara upazila on November 14, said the accident took place due to...

  • Images

    Bangladesh turn blue in pink Test

    Samsul Arefin Khan . Kolkata | Updated at 01:07pm on November 22, 2019

    The first-ever day-night Test turned into a nightmare for Bangladesh as India dominated them with both ball and bat to take the control of the game on the opening day in Kolkata on Friday...

  • Images

    Netanyahu charged with corruption, says he won’t resign

    Reuters . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:31pm on November 22, 2019

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he would not resign despite being charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in a corruption...

  • Images

    ‘JMB trio’ held in Chapainawabganj

    United News of Bangladesh. Chapainawabganj | Updated at 12:16pm on November 22, 2019

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested three members of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, a banned militant outfit, at Char Raninagar in Chapainawabganj on early Friday. The arrested...

  • Images

    ‘Robber’ lynched in Lakshmipur

    United News of Bangladesh. Lakshmipur | Updated at 11:31am on November 22, 2019

    A suspected robber was killed and five others were injured in a lynch mob attack at Sagardi village in Raipur upazila of Lakshmipur on early...

  • Images

    PM arrives in Kolkata

    United News of Bangladesh. Kolkata | Updated at 11:10am on November 22, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina flied to Kolkata on Friday morning to watch the second Test match of the two-match Test series between Bangladesh and India...

  • Images

    BUET expels 26 students for Abrar murder

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:25am on November 22, 2019

    Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology on Thursday expelled 26 students for their alleged involvement in the murder of fellow student Abrar Fahad...

  • Images

    Destroy syndicates, control prices, LDA asks government

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on November 22, 2019

    Leaders of the Left Democratic Alliance on Thursday at a protest rally in Dhaka called on the Awami League government to take immediate steps to subdue the syndicates responsible for...

  • Images

    Seminar on lung cancer held at UAP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on November 22, 2019

    The Department of Pharmacy of the University of Asia Pacific organised a seminar on ‘lung cancer and its preventive measures’ in collaboration with Eskayef Pharmaceuticals oncology division...

  • Images

    Sewing machines distributed among poor women in Kurigram

    Our Correspondent . Kurigram | Updated at 12:52am on November 22, 2019

    Sewing machines were distributed among poor and destitute women on Saturday afternoon after completion of one month training on sewing at the zila parishad training centre...

  • Images

    Bangladesh mission launches training for workers in UAE

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on November 22, 2019

    Bangladesh government has opened a training programme for the Bangladeshi expatriates working in the United Arab Emirates. The programme was initiated by the Bangladesh consulate general in UAE and...

  • Images

    Case filed over looting money from Cumilla ATM booth

    United News of Bangladesh . Cumilla | Updated at 12:50am on November 22, 2019

    A case has been filed over looting money from an ATM booth of Pubali Bank in the city. AGM Moinul Islam, manager of the bank’s main branch in Cumilla, filed the case on...

  • Images

    India claims ‘total normalcy’ in Kashmir despite 600 in custody

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:49am on November 22, 2019

    ‘Total normalcy’ prevails in Kashmir, India’s home minister said Wednesday even as the government said 600 people remained in custody since the region, cut off...

  • Images

    Cox’s Bazar biodiversity in peril

    Rashad Ahamad and Nurul Islam in Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:48am on November 22, 2019

    Biodiversity depletion in Cox’s Bazar poses new threats after the Rohingya influx from Myanmar denuded a large portion of the area of trees while unplanned development continues in...

  • Images

    More US children die in shootings at home than at school: study

    Reuters . Austin | Updated at 12:47am on November 22, 2019

    Three out of four US children and teens killed in mass shootings over the past decade were victims of domestic violence and generally died in...

  • Images

    Deforestation, hill cutting major issues in Cox's Bazar: Saber Hossain

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:46am on November 22, 2019

    Parliamentary standing committee on the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change chairman Saber Hossain Chowdhury said that the beach town Cox’s Bazar was facing all the...

  • Images

    A complete landscape plan needed to save Cox’s Bazar: Raquibul Amin

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:44am on November 22, 2019

    Raquibul Amin, country representative of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, known as global authority on the conservation status of wildlife, asked for redesigning a total landscape plan for...

  • Images

    Enrolment of HC judge’s son without exams challenged

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on November 22, 2019

    A writ petition was filed on Thursday seeking stay on enrolment of a High Court judge’s son as advocate in the High Court Division without...

  • Images

    ACC concerned at use of mobile banking in bribery

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on November 22, 2019

    The Anti-Corruption Commission said it was concerned at use of mobile banking services in exchange of bribes. The commission chairman Iqbal Mahmood expressed the concerned...

  • Images

    Master plan provides easiest solution to Cox’s Bazar crises: Md Nazim Uddin

    Nurul Islam | Updated at 12:42am on November 22, 2019

    Urban Planner Md Nazim Uddin said that master plan for Cox’s Bazar provided the easiest solution to all the problems prevailing in the urban areas of the district but the plan was...

  • Images

    Hill cutting, grabbing of land continue unabated: Fazlul Kader Chowdhury

    Nurul Islam | Updated at 12:40am on November 22, 2019

    Fazlul Kader Chowdhury, general secretary, Cox’s Bazar Environmental Journalists Forum, told New Age that environment department has fined Md Yunus Butto, Chairman, South Mitachari Union Parished, Ramu and...

  • Images

    Official dengue death toll rises to 121

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on November 22, 2019

    The government on Thursday said that 121 people died of dengue in Bangladesh since April this year. The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research...

  • Images

    Indians’ illegal entry into Bangladesh increases

    Our Correspondent . Jashore | Updated at 12:38am on November 22, 2019

    The number of entry of Indian nationals into Bangladesh illegally through Jashore and Jhenaidah border in past few days was higher than previous times, officials...

  • Images

    Tennis fed GS removed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on November 22, 2019

    Bangladesh Tennis Federation general secretary Golam Morshed was removed from the federation following an allegation of sexual harassment to a teenage player. National Sports Council,...

  • Images

    Turkey to invest in Bangladesh tourism: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on November 22, 2019

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday said that Turkey showed interest to invest in the tourism sector of Bangladesh. Turkish cultural and tourism minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy expressed the...

  • Images

    4 including UP members held for torturing man

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:30am on November 22, 2019

    Police on Thursday arrested four people, including two union parishad members, separately at Kanaighat and Zakiganj in Sylhet after a video recording of them torturing a man on...

  • Images

    Google, FB business models threat to rights, says Amnesty

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:30am on November 22, 2019

    The data-collection business model fuelling Facebook and Google represents a threat to human rights around the world, Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday. The...

  • Images

    ACC sues EED contractor for illegal wealth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on November 22, 2019

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday filed a case against Shafiqul Islam, a contractor of Education Engineering Department, on charges of illegal accumulation of wealth worth...

  • Images

    High Court quashes money laundering case against former ETV chairman Salam

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on November 22, 2019

    The High Court on Thursday quashed the money laundering case filed against former Ekushey Television chairman Abdus Salam. The case was filed in 2016 when...

  • Images

    Military, govt supporting Suu Kyi over going to ICJ

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:27am on November 22, 2019

    Both Myanmar’s military and its civilian government are behind the decision for Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to defend her country against allegations of...

  • Images

    Explain legality of expelling PEC examinees: High Court

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on November 22, 2019

    The High Court in a suo moto rule Thursday directed the government to explain in two weeks why provisions of expelling examinees from the Primary Education Completion examination and...

  • Images

    3-day ban on gathering in Tangail over Awami League programmes

    Our Correspondent . Tangail | Updated at 12:24am on November 22, 2019

    Tangail district administration imposed a restriction on public gathering and demonstration in Tangail municipality area for three days beginning on Thursday 5:00am to avert conflict between two...

  • Images

    Govt’s bank borrowing shoots up to Tk 43,411cr

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:22am on November 22, 2019

    The government’s net borrowing from the banking system skyrocketed to Tk 43,411.13 crore in four and a half months of the fiscal year 2019-20 with...

  • Images

    Foreign minister mourns death of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:22am on November 22, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has expressed heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the bereaved members of the royal family of United Arab Emirates at the demise of...

  • Images

    ACC starts investigating allegations against Rajshahi University authorities

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on November 22, 2019

    Anti-Corruption Corruption has initiated an investigation into the allegations of corruption and irregularities against the Rajshahi University vice-chancellor and pro-vice-chancellors....

  • Images

    BSMMU holds workshop on paediatric cardiac intensive care

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on November 22, 2019

    A workshop on paediatric cardiac intensive care, organised by the paediatric cardiology department of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University ended on the campus in...

  • Images

    Bangladesh, India await pink debut

    Samsul Arefin Khan . Kolkata | Updated at 12:19am on November 22, 2019

    Bangladesh will hope to show an improved performance when they will enter into a new era today with their first ever day-night Test against hosts...

  • Images

    Government to procure six lakh tonnes of Aman paddy: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:18am on November 22, 2019

    The government will procure 6 lakh tonnes of paddy directly from farmers in the current Aman season, said agriculture minister Abdur Razzak on Thursday. He said underprivileged farmers will...

  • Images

    Faulty signal system responsible for Sirajganj rail mishap: dist admin report

    Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 12:16am on November 22, 2019

    One of the four probe committees over the Sirajganj rail accident on Thursday submitted its reports, holding faulty signal system responsible for the accident...

  • Images

    US deports 25 undocumented Bangladeshis

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on November 22, 2019

    At least 25 Bangladeshi nationals who entered the United States undocumented were deported on Thursday, said officials at Dhaka airport A special flight carrying the...

  • Images

    Khulna University students demand lowering fees

    KU Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on November 22, 2019

    Khulna University students met with the director of student affairs on Thursday over their 11-point demand, including lowering fees and solution to accommodation and transport crisis, which...

  • Images

    Islamic University Day to be celebrated today

    IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Updated at 12:11am on November 22, 2019

    Islamic University will celebrate its 41st founding anniversary on the campus in Kushtia on Friday in a befitting manner. The university authorities had chalked out elaborated programmes, including procession, discussion and...

  • Images

    ACC bosses find crisis of public trust in them

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:07am on November 22, 2019

    Top officials of the Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday said the commission was facing serious crisis of people’s trust in them and they thought the scale...

  • Images

    Russia air raids, regime strikes in Syria kill 21

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:06am on November 22, 2019

    Attacks by Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s forces and air raids by his ally Russia killed at least 21 civilians including 10 children in rebel-held Idlib province on Wednesday...

  • Images

    Onion price still high

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2019

    The prices of onion were still high in city markets on Thursday although imports from Egypt and Pakistan were pouring in. Traders said that retail...

  • Images

    Protesters stay holed up on Hong Kong campus, surrounded by riot police

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:04am on November 22, 2019

    Fewer than 100 protesters remained holed up in a Hong Kong university on Thursday as riot police encircled the campus, with some activists desperately searching for ways to escape...

  • Images

    Govt backtracks on new road law: experts

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:02am on November 22, 2019

    The government has backtracked from implementing the Road Transport Act 2018 by giving the transport owners and workers more time for fulfilling certain requirements with...

  • Images

    Top diplomat implicates Trump in explosive impeachment testimony

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:02am on November 22, 2019

    A senior US diplomat directly implicated president Donald Trump Wednesday in a scheme to force Ukraine to probe a political rival, in bombshell testimony to a televised impeachment...

  • Images

    Europe’s prisons failing to monitor inmates’ health: WHO

    Agence-France-Presse .  Copenhagen | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Prison authorities in Europe are not doing enough to monitor the health of inmates, meaning prisoners are more likely to suffer untreated conditions and are released without adequate...

  • Images

    People suffer amidst work abstention of bus workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Sufferings of people continued for the seventh consecutive day on Thursday as transport workers in many districts remained off the road protesting at the Road...

  • Images

    Is China an ‘imperial power’ in image of the west?

    Walden Bello | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    OWING to geography and geopolitics, my country the Philippines finds itself in the middle of an escalating conflict between the United States and China. Like the trench lines that stretched from...

  • Images

    Iraqi civilians in the firing line

    Birgit Svensson | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    THE air is bad in Baghdad. In both senses. On the one hand, new winter fog is pushing deep down into the lower strata of the atmosphere and mingling with the smog made up of tear gas and burning car...

  • Images

    Cost and benefits of LDC graduation

    Jamil Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    BANGLADESH was included in the least developed country list in 1975. In 2015, Bangladesh crossed the threshold of the World Bank-defined lower middle-income country. In March 2018, after a 43-year journey...

  • Images

    Myanmar faces three international courts

    Daniele Archibugi | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    IN THE past week, three separate judicial actions were undertaken against Myanmar. The charges are the same in each: genocide and other human rights abuses committed against the...

  • Images

    ‘Spurs’ doors will always be open for Pochettino’

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    New Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has paid tribute to his predecessor Mauricio Pochettino and backed the Argentine to find happiness again at a different...

  • Images

    Kings refuse to release players for SA Games

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    The preparation of Bangladesh Under-23 football team ahead of forthcoming SA Games suffered a jolt on Thursday when Bangladesh Premier League champions Bashundhara Kings refused...

  • Images

    Independent committee needed to regulate organ donation

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    THE demand for the institution of an independent government agency to regulate organ donation and transplantation that came up at a conference that Gonoshasthaya Nagar Hospital organised on...

  • Images

    Stokes torments NZ again

    Agnece France-Presse . Mount Maunganui | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    New Zealand targeted the wicket of ‘freak’ Ben Stokes on Thursday as they battle to get back into the first Test against England at Mount...

  • Images

    An inordinate delay in central bank money theft investigation

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    THE Dhaka metropolitan magistrates court has so far extended the deadline for the Criminal Investigation Department for the 38th time to submit its investigation report in the case lodged with the police over the...

  • Images

    Bangladesh ease into final

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Soumya Sarkar and Nazmul Hossain struck their respective third fifty in the tournament as Bangladesh thrashed Afghanistan by seven wickets to join Pakistan in the...

  • Images

    Australia skittle Pakistan to seize control

    Agence France-Presse . Brisbane | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Australia seized the advantage on the opening day of the first Test when they bowled Pakistan out for 240 just before stumps at the Gabba...

  • Images

    5 records of Day-night Tests

    Yahoo Sports | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Having clinched the opening Test at Indore by a big margin of an innings and 130 runs, India will take on face Bangladesh in the...

  • Images

    Kohli hopes D-N Test will be one-off

    Samsul Arefin Khan . Kolkata | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday hailed the day-night Test against Bangladesh as a landmark occasion but suggested that it should be only a one-off...

  • Images

    Eden set for new piece of history

    Samsul Arefin Khan . Kolkata | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Eden Gardens in Kolkata is all set to be part of another epoch-making event when it will host the first-ever day-night Test between Bangladesh and...

  • Images

    Pink-ball frenzy affects Tigers little

    Samsul Arefin Khan . Kolkata | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    The buzz that India’s first ever day-night Test created in Kolkata has had little impact on Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque, who said on Thursday they...

  • Images

    Indian, Hollywood films to hit local cinemas today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Indian Bengali film Jaanbaaz and two Hollywood films Frozen II and Ford v Ferrari will be released in local cinemas today. Jaanbaaz is directed by Anup Sengupta. Previously it was...

  • Images

    Clint Eastwood seeks to restore Atlanta bomb hero’s legacy

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Clint Eastwood’s new film restores the ‘hero’ status of the security guard whose life was ripped apart by claims he bombed the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, the director and stars...

  • Images

    ATM Shamsuzzaman: The star who won the world

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Veteran film and television actor and screenplay writer Abu Taher Mohammad Shamsuzzaman, popularly known as ATM Shamsuzzaman, was born on September 10, 1941, at his maternal grandfather’s home...

  • Images

    Japan’s Sony in talks to buy stake in India’s Network18 Media

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Japan’s Sony Corp was in talks to buy a stake in India’s Network18 Media & Investments Ltd, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, sending shares in billionaire...

  • Images

    German exports to US jump despite trade tensions

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Strong German exports to the United States helped Europe’s largest economy to avoid a recession in the third quarter, data showed on Thursday, as companies...

  • Images

    China to strive to reach ‘phase 1’ US trade deal

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    China would strive to reach an initial trade agreement with the United States as both sides kept communication channels open, the Chinese commerce ministry said...

  • Images

    OECD sees global growth at decade-low

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    The global economy is growing at the slowest pace since the financial crisis as governments leave it to central banks to revive investment, the OECD...

  • Images

    Moments and glimpses from Dhaka Int’l Folk Fest 2019

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    The fifth edition of Dhaka International Folk Fest gave music lovers the unique chance to enjoy performances by both local and artistes. The three-day festival commenced...

  • Images

    Bangladesh’s D Money wins eASIA Gold Award 2019

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    D Money Bangladesh Ltd has won the eASIA Gold Award 2019 presented by the Asia Pacific Council for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business for digital...

  • Images

    India grants telcos relief by deferring spectrum payments

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    India on Wednesday allowed telecom operators to defer payments due for airwaves bought via auction until the end of March 2022, giving some respite to...

  • Images

    Alibaba, Aramco share sales fail to deliver banks fee windfall

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    A late-year rush of giant global share sales led by Alibaba’s $13 billion Hong Kong listing and Aramco’s $26 billion initial public offering is failing...

  • Images

    India to offload Bharat Petroleum in state stake sell-off

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    India had agreed to sell stakes in five state-run companies, including oil refiner Bharat Petroleum Corp (BPCL), finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday, a...

  • Images

    India rice export prices slide to multi-year low on supply influx

    Reuters . Bengaluru | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Indian rice export prices fell to their lowest in nearly three years this week as fresh supplies from the summer-sown crop loom large, with subdued...

  • Images

    Poor farmers to get priority in aman paddy procurement: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Agriculture minister Abdur Razzaque on Thursday said that poor farmers would be given priority in paddy procurement this year as the government would procure six...

  • Images

    French museum has ‘probably’ found remains of Montaigne

    Agence France-Presse . Bordeaux | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    A French museum said Wednesday that a tomb opened this week in an unprecedented operation ‘probably’ contains the remains of the great 16th-century philosopher Michel de...

  • Images

    Apple cancels premiere of ‘The Banker’

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Apple Inc has cancelled the world premiere of movie ‘The Banker,’ one of its first original films, as it investigates unspecified concerns surrounding the period drama, the company...

  • Images

    Stocks gain marginally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Dhaka stocks gained marginally on Thursday as a section of investors went for bargain hunting targeting sector specific scrips. DSEX, the key index of Dhaka...

  • Images

    Clients, banks in a fix over tightened international card transactions

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Banks and clients are unhappy over the tightening of cards-based international transaction rules by the Bangladesh Bank as both the parties have found the process...

  • Images

    BSEC fines Al-Haj Tex’s Shamsul Tk 50 lakh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Capital market regulator Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday fined Al-Haj Textiles director Shamsul Huda Tk 50 lakh and his brokerage house ANF Management Company...

  • Images

    NBR enforces IPR rules for import, export goods

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    The National Board of Revenue has enforced the intellectual property rights rules for import and export goods to prevent entry and outflow of goods that...

  • Images

    Upcoming releases on Netflix next week

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    A number of movies and shows, including Netflix originals and specials, will premiere on the streaming platform in the next seven days. The following is the schedule of shows and...

  • Images

    Elton needed teleprompter for Diana’s funeral song

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    British singer-songwriter Elton John said he was so worried about getting the words wrong when performing an adaptation of ‘Candle In the Wind’ at Princess Diana’s funeral that he...

  • Images

    Literature Nobel winner Handke defends support of Serbs

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Austrian Nobel literature prize winner Peter Handke on Wednesday defended his vocal support for Serbs in the 1990s wars in the former Yugoslavia, but said he ‘never bowed...

  • Images

    Original ‘Tintin’ page fetches 394,000 euros at Paris sale

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    An original page from a classic ‘Tintin’ comic book sold for far above its estimate at an auction of drawings by the beloved character’s creator in Paris on Wednesday, though not all of the...

  • Images

    Artcell to celebrate 20th anniversary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Popular band Artcell will celebrate its 20th founding anniversary performing at a concert titled ‘20 Years of Artcellism’ on December 24. The concert will be organised by...

  • Images

    Let Me Out, Gohor Badsha O Banechha Pori staged on second day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Theatre troupes Tarua and Nagarik Natyangan entertained the audience staging their plays at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on the second day of IDLC Natya Utsab 2019...

  • Images

    Iranian troupe stages Mysterious Gift

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Tehran-based Iranian theatre troupe Crazy Body Group staged monodrama Mysterious Gift at the Main Hall of Liberation War Museum at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital...

Advertisement

images

Advertisement

Most Viewed

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7

 

Advertisement