New Year

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    China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:07am on January 20, 2020

    China reported 17 new cases of the mysterious SARS-like virus on Sunday, including three in a severe condition, heightening fears ahead of China’s Lunar New...

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    Master plan for Sylhet is in the offing: Ariful Haque Chowdhury

    Zaman Monir | Updated at 12:54am on January 17, 2020

    Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury claimed that preparing a realistic and implementable long-term master plan would be completed within first quarter of the...

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    Zuckerberg takes long view on new year’s resolutions

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:44pm on January 10, 2020

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has ditched his annual new year’s resolutions for a long-term list of goals and predictions that he posted on the social...

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    Japan ‘Tuna King’ buys new year catch for $1.8 million

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:19pm on January 05, 2020

    A celebrated Japanese sushi businessman, nicknamed ‘Tuna King’, paid $1.8 million for a giant tuna at New Year’s auction at Tokyo’s main fish market on...

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    Happy New Year, Riyadh!

    Charles Pierson | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2020

    ‘TIS the season for giving. Accordingly, the United States has given the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia a gift in the form of the National Defence...

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    Come, free me

    Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    AS WE enter the new year, protests across the planet continue unabated; rising levels of discontent are manifest in both progressive and reactionary directions. The...

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    Huawei announces buy and win offers in New Year

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:32pm on January 02, 2020

    Huawei, one of the world’s leading technology companies, has introduced ‘Buy and Win’ offer for customers in Bangladesh to celebrate the New Year. ‘Buy and...

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    Kamal named ‘finance minister of the year 2020’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:11pm on January 02, 2020

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has been named the ‘Finance Minister of the Year 2020’ by the international financial affairs publication The Banker. According to...

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    New Year reveler killed in city road accident

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka  | Updated at 12:52am on January 02, 2020

    A motorcyclist was killed and his friend suffered injuries in a road crash in the city’s Madhiya Badda area while celebrating the New Year early...

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    PM keeps no file pending for 2020

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:26am on January 02, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina cleared all files of 2019 within the bygone year keeping no file pending for the New Year-2020. ‘The prime minister cleared...