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    President’s brother dies of COVID-19

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:30am on July 17, 2020

    Abdul Hye, the younger brother of president Abdul Hamid, died of COVID-19 at a hospital in the city early Friday. He was 67. Abdul Hye,...

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    Poland’s president wins re-election

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 10:36pm on July 13, 2020

    Polish president Andrzej Duda has squeezed past his europhile rival to win re-election, official results showed on Monday, but the narrow victory puts his allies...

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    Obama voices support for protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:03am on June 05, 2020

    Former US president Barack Obama on Wednesday applauded the ‘profound’ protests by Americans demanding racial justice and said demonstrations over last week’s killing of a...

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    18 High Court judges take oath

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:35pm on May 30, 2020

    Eighteen newly appointed judges of the High Court Division on Saturday took oath virtually, a day after their services were regularised by president Abdul Hamid....

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    President offers Eid prayers at Bangabhaban

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha.  Dhaka | Updated at 12:13pm on May 25, 2020

    President M Abdul Hamid on Monday offered Eid-ul-Fitr prayers along with his family members and some senior officials at Bangabhaban Durbar Hall. Against the backdrop...

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    Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 10:38am on May 25, 2020

    Muslims in Bangladesh are celebrating their biggest religious festival Eid-ul-Fitr without any outdoor activities this year to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. The government urged...

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    President promulgates ordinance for online court

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:32pm on May 09, 2020

    The president, Abdul Hamid, promulgated an ordinance on Saturday making provisions for the use of information and communication technology to run courts online. The ordinance...

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    20 of Afghan president’s palace staff have virus

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:20pm on April 19, 2020

    About 20 workers in Afghan president Ashraf Ghani’s palace have tested positive for the coronavirus, two officials said on Saturday, but so far, there is...

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    Sanders endorses Joe Biden for US president

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:48pm on April 14, 2020

    Former White House candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday endorsed onetime rival Joe Biden for president, saying it was time to unite in the effort to...

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    Zillur Rahman’s death anniversary observed

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:37am on March 21, 2020

    The 7th anniversary of death of former president Zillur Rahman, politician, language movement hero, organiser of the liberation war and one of the close associates...