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    Muggers pose alarm ahead of Eid

    Iqbal Mahmud | Updated at 01:29am on May 11, 2021

    Incidents of snatching are alarmingly on the rise in the capital Dhaka and the port city Chattogram ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. Gangs of muggers have become active targeting Eid shoppers, people withdrawing money...

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    Juve kicked out of Serie A if no Super League U-turn

    Agence France-Presse .Milan | Updated at 01:27am on May 11, 2021

    Juventus will be thrown out of Serie A if they don't officially withdraw from the European Super League project, the head of the Italian Football...

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    Juve kicked out of Serie A if no Super League U-turn

    Agence France-Presse .Milan | Updated at 01:27am on May 11, 2021

    Juventus will be thrown out of Serie A if they don't officially withdraw from the European Super League project, the head of the Italian Football...

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    Dozens of suspected Covid corpses found in Indian river

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:19am on May 11, 2021

    Dozens of bodies believed to be Covid victims have washed up on the banks of the Ganges river in northern India, officials said Monday. The pandemic has been spreading fast into India’s vast rural hinterland, overwhelming local...

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    Europe eases Covid curbs, India surge on

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:16am on May 11, 2021

    Schools and stores reopened in several parts of Europe on Monday as the continent eased out of months of Covid-19 lockdowns, but India remained in the grip of a devastating outbreak. Rapid vaccination programmes have allowed...

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    Four stabbed in New Zealand knife attack

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 01:07am on May 11, 2021

    A knife-wielding attacker stabbed four people in a New Zealand supermarket Monday, critically injuring three, in a rampage authorities said was ‘random’ and not terror related. Police said the attack — highly unusual in the normally peaceful...

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    Six killed in US birthday party shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:04am on May 11, 2021

    A gunman opened fire at a birthday party in Colorado, killing six people in the early hours of Sunday before taking his own life, US police said. Colorado Springs police responded shortly after midnight to an...

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    Drought casts shadow over Khulna boro yield

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 01:03am on May 11, 2021

    These days, farmers in Khulna are a worried lot. Having grappled with drought and the unrelented heat wave for the past eight months, the farmers...

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    ULAB Business Club holds webinar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on May 11, 2021

    The Business Club of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh hosted a webinar on ‘Entrepreneurial decision making mind-map’ on Saturday. Kiva Han Gruppo founder Samit...

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    Couple killed in Sunamganj over family feud

    United News of Bangladesh . Sunamganj | Updated at 01:01am on May 11, 2021

    A man and his wife were stabbed to death over a family feud at Jamalganj in Sunamganj on Sunday night. The deceased were identified as...

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    Immigration shortens time at land port amid Covid spread

    Muktadir Rashid  | Updated at 01:00am on May 11, 2021

    The government has shortened the immigration time at the international land ports with India amid the spread of the Indian variant of the coronavirus. The...

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    Suu Kyi to appear in court May 24: lawyer

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:58am on May 11, 2021

    A judge on Monday ordered Myanmar’s deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to appear in person in court for the first time on May 24,...

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    Non-MPO teachers to get cash assistance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on May 11, 2021

    The Finance Division will disburse around Tk 100 crore to pay cash assistance to teachers and other staff of private schools outside of the monthly...

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    6m students at risk of learning loss: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on May 11, 2021

    Six million primary and secondary school-going children are at risk of learning loss for severe disruptions in their education life amid the closure of schools...

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    Parties for allowing Khaleda’s treatment abroad

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on May 11, 2021

    Nagorik Oikya and Ganosamhati Andolan on Monday in separate statements demanded that the ailing Bangladesh Nationalist   Party chairperson Khaleda Zia should be allowed to go...

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    Family frustrated as no progress in probe in two weeks

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on May 11, 2021

    The family of Mosarat Jahan Munia on Monday expressed frustration as there had been apparently no progress in two weeks in the police investigation into the case filed against Bashundhara Group managing director Sayem Sobhan Anvir on charges of...

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    Ensure food, cash for informal sector workers: SLF

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on May 11, 2021

    The leaders of Socialist Labour Front on Monday at a protest rally called on the government to give food and cash aid to the workers of the informal sector for running their families during the coronavirus...

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    Four burnt as gas cylinder explodes in Chattogram

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:45am on May 11, 2021

    Four members of a family were burnt in a gas cylinder explosion at a house at Anwara in Chattogram on Sunday night. The victims are Md Farhad, 19, Md Abdur Rahman, 62, Md Arif Ali, 42 and...

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    One held with 1.63kg gold in Chuadanga

    United News of Bangladesh . Chuadanga | Updated at 12:33am on May 11, 2021

    Members of Border Guard Bangladesh arrested a man along with gold bars weighing 1.63kg from Goyeshpur School premises in Jibannagar upazila in Chuadanga on Sunday evening. The arrested was identified as Israfil Hossain, 46, son of...

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    27 held along Jhenaidah border while entering country illegally

    United News of Bangladesh . Jhenaidah | Updated at 12:31am on May 11, 2021

    Members of Border Guard Bangladesh arrested 27 people including women and children while entering the country illegally through Matila and Samanta borders in Maheshpur upazila early...

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    Iran may extend UN access if nuclear talks ‘on right track’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:21am on May 11, 2021

    Iran said Monday it may extend an agreement allowing UN inspectors to monitor some key activities if talks with world powers on its nuclear programme continue ‘on the right track’. The International Atomic Energy Agency is hosting talks aimed...

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    8.83 lakh jabs in hand, 23.23 lakh await 2nd dose

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on May 11, 2021

    Bangladesh has only 8.83 lakh doses of Covid vaccine in hand against the required 23.23 lakh doses to complete the second jab of those who...

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    Mismanagement blamed for exodus from city

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:01am on May 11, 2021

    Massive exodus of people from the capital city and adjacent areas continued on Monday as usual to celebrate the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr amid mismanagement of the...

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    ‘Digital’ workers don’t delete Marx

    by Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 11, 2021

    ‘DIGITAL’ economy and work, like the imagined and claimed ‘4th industrial revolution’, are mesmerising many scholars that lead them to chorus: ‘Blue-collars are gone, gone...

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    Conflict, climate change and Covid are aggravating world hunger

    by Alison Kentish | Updated at 12:00am on May 11, 2021

    THE Covid-19 pandemic, protracted conflicts, and climate change have created an untenable situation for the most vulnerable, with 155 million people across 55 territories suffering...

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    Remote warfare diminishes military accountability

    by Paul Rogers | Updated at 12:00am on May 11, 2021

    Thousands of boots on the ground have been replaced by multiple deployments of smart bombs that stay under the radar of public debate, writes Paul...

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    Eviction drives must not be fruitless, inconsequential

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 11, 2021

    TRADERS coming to rebuild several dozens of illegal shops at Sundarban Square Super Market at Gulistan in the capital that were demolished by the Dhaka...

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    Govt response to Covid-19 leaves the poor behind

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 11, 2021

    THE working class people have been hit hard by the economic slowdown induced by the Covid pandemic, yet they are the ones most neglected in...

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