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Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
The most debated topic right now outside politics is probably the banks laden with around Tk 100,000 crore in nonperforming loans and at least Tk 22,000 crore taken out through scams in recent...
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
Supporters of the Awami League and BNP leaders who were not nominated have demonstrated in the capital and several other districts, and demanded party tickets be given to their favourites.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
Awami League President Sheikh Hasina in a letter yesterday requested the party “rebels” to withdraw their candidacy and join the AL nominees on the campaign trail instead.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
Tigers seek perfect end
Bangladesh will be looking to continue their fine run in their favoured fifty-over format this year when Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and his troop takes on a demoralised West Indies in the first of...
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
BNP leaves 53 seats for allies
The BNP has left 53 seats for its partners in the 20-party alliance and the Jatiya Oikyafront for the December 30 polls.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
Khaleda loses all 3 appeals at EC
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia lost a legal battle to contest the December 30 national election as the Election Commission yesterday rejected her all three appeals against cancellation of her nominations...
Posted: 2018-12-07 18:00:00
AL alliance ticket for 3 BDB leaders
Bikolpodhara Bangladesh has got three seats from the ruling Awami League to contest the December 30 parliamentary polls, but none of the seven other parties in the Juktofront, led by the Bikolpodhara,...
Posted: 2018-12-07 18:00:00
Islamic Parties in Alliance: Only Tarikat gets AL's blessing
Two Tarikat Federation leaders are the only Islamic party representatives fortunate enough to get the Awami League's boat as their electoral symbol.
Posted: 2018-12-07 18:00:00
Viqarunnisa School: Release of teacher demanded
Protest in Viqarunnisa Noon School and College (VNSC) took a new turn as another group of students continued their demonstration for the second day yesterday, demanding release of their teacher...
Posted: 2018-12-06 18:00:00
Mystery remains
There was no sharp weapon or electric shock injury marks on the body of the two-year-old boy recovered from his Banglamotor home on Wednesday, according to the autopsy report.

Posted: 2018-12-09 08:42:15
Australia are staring at defeat in the first Test as they lost four wickets in their record run chase at the Adelaide Oval after being set a target of 323 to win by India.
Posted: 2018-12-09 06:12:54
Marlon Samuels tried to break the shackles that have been created by the Bangladesh bowlers. He hit Rubel Hossain straight down to long off but fielder Liton Das kept his composure to take a...
Posted: 2018-12-08 22:19:31
Lionel Messi scored two spectacular free kicks as Barcelona thrashed local rivals Espanyol 4-0 in Saturday's Catalan derby to move three points clear at the top of La Liga.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
'I'm not an old school cricketer'
India captain Virat Kohli admitted he has “committed mistakes” during past tours of Australia, but said he doesn't regret them as they helped him learn.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
Sheikh Jamal hit new low
Sheikh Jamal hit the lowest point in their short but illustrious club history with a group-stage elimination for the first time following a 0-0 draw in the last match of Group D of the Walton...
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
They can be fair too!
There were huge concerns that yet more favouritism would play a role in the last Super League game of the First Division League between Rupganj Tigers Club and Partex Sporting Club, especially...
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
New Mash, same old approach
When Mashrafe Bin Mortaza walks out to the middle with his troops to play his 200th ODI -- an achievement indeed for a cricketer who virtually needed a miracle to make it this far following one...
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
L'pool, MU, Arsenal win
Mohamed Salah's hattrick fired Liverpool to the top of the Premier League with an impressive 4-0 win at Bournemouth, while Manchester United also finally hit some free-scoring form with a 4-1...
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
Juve dent Inter hopes
Coach Luciano Spalletti blasted Inter Milan's "sloppy and careless" performance as the fallen Serie A giants hopes of capturing this year's title faded with a 1-0 loss to Juventus on Friday.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
India in control
India built a 166-run lead over Australia on the third day of an absorbing opening Test in Adelaide on Saturday with dangerman Cheteshwar Pujara not out 40, although the late wicket of master...

Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
Germany's Thyssenkrupp and India's Tata Steel are close to deciding who will lead their planned European steel joint venture, four people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
US President Donald Trump fervently denounces America's global trade deficit and accuses China's trade policies of killing US jobs and businesses.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
Opec members and 10 other oil producing nations, including Russia, agreed Friday to cut output by 1.2 million barrels a day in a bid to reverse falls in prices in recent months.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
S Africa minimum wage begins Jan 1: president
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said Friday that a landmark minimum wage bill to bridge the country's notorious inequality will become law from January 1 as he eyes elections due in...
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
Bangladesh remains most optimistic market
Bangladeshi firms continue to be the most optimistic out of the 34 countries in which British banking giant HSBC operates, said one of its top officials.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
Sports world hopes for level playing field after Brexit
With the fate of Brexit shrouded in uncertainty, Britain's sporting world is increasingly concerned about the impact for players, fans and investors.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
British secretary says May's Brexit deal is best option
Britain's work and pensions minister Amber Rudd said Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal was the best option and the only plan available for leaving the European Union, although she admitted...
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
Top brands felicitated
In the decade-long history of Bangladesh Brand Forum's Best Brand Awards, a local company has topped the chart of the country's most-loved brands for the first time.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
US job growth slows in November
US job growth slowed in November and monthly wages increased less than forecast, suggesting some moderation in economic activity that could support expectations of fewer interest rate increases...
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
In biggest Indian IT deal, HCL Tech to buy $1.8b of IBM software
HCL Technologies will buy some software assets from US-based IBM Corp for $1.8 billion, the companies said on Friday, marking the largest purchase ever by an Indian IT services firm.

Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
For the first time in India, a team of doctors led by Dr Ashok Seth successfully performed the catheter-based procedure of MitraClip to
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
The proportion of the global population vulnerable to heat-related death and disease is growing as a result of climate change’s effects
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
The first baby has been born following a uterus transplantation from a deceased donor, according to a case study from Brazil published in The Lancet.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
Health benefits far outweigh the costs of meeting climate change goals
Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement could save about a million lives a year worldwide by 2050 through reductions in air pollution alone.
Posted: 2018-12-08 18:00:00
Benefits of dietary fibre in daily meal
Eat more fibre. You have probably heard it before. But do you know why fiber is so good for your health?
Posted: 2018-12-01 18:00:00
Why the HIV epidemic is not over
1 December 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day – a day created to raise awareness about HIV and the resulting AIDS epidemics.
Posted: 2018-12-01 18:00:00
Colistin: the last weapon
Antibiotic is the most loyal weapon against the disease caused by bacterial infection. Each antibiotic has their own way to fight off bacteria.
Posted: 2018-12-01 18:00:00
Hypnotherapy could help relieve irritable bowel syndrome symptoms
Hypnotherapy might help relieve irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) complaints for some patients for as long as 9 months after the end of treatment, according to study published in The Lancet Gastroenterology...
Posted: 2018-12-01 18:00:00
Green banana in treating diarrhoea
Diarrhoea is a common condition in our children. Approximately 3-4 episodes of diarrhoea annually are a common event in children under 5. To prevent diarrhoea, handwashing, eating safe food,...
Posted: 2018-12-01 18:00:00
Factoring family history into screening for colorectal cancer
People with family histories of colorectal cancer (CRC) are at increased risk for CRC; the magnitude of the risk depends on the age of the person, age of the affected relative(s), number of affected...

Posted: 2018-12-09 09:03:27
Yeasin Hasan from Mirpur: West Indies scored 79 runs in 25 overs and lost three top wickets against Bangladesh in their first One Day International of the three-match series at Sher-e-Bangla...
Posted: 2018-12-09 08:26:45
Entertainment Desk: Vanessa Ponce de Leon of Mexico on Saturday was crowned as Miss World 2018 by outgoing queen Manushi Chhillar in the coastal city of Sanya, China.
Posted: 2018-12-09 08:11:39
Staff Correspondent: Independent candidate Hero Alam (Bogura-4) filed a writ petition with the High Court challenging the Election Commission (EC) order that rejected his nomination.
Posted: 2018-12-09 07:34:07
Dulu, Hawladar file writ against rejection of nomination
Staff Correspondent: BNP Vice-Chairman AZM Zahid Hossain, organizing secretary Ruhul Kuddus Talukdar Dulu and Jatiya Party leader Ruhul Amin Hawlader filed writ petitions with the High Court...
Posted: 2018-12-09 07:00:01
Bangladesh to field first after losing toss
Yeasin Hasan, from Mirpur: West Indies have won the toss in Mirpur and are batting first in the first of the three match ODI Series against Bangladesh.
Posted: 2018-12-09 05:37:00
VNSC students’ demo for teacher’s release
Staff Correspondent: The students of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College (VNSC) staged demonstration for the third consecutive day demanding release of their teacher Hasna Hena.
Posted: 2018-12-09 04:48:57
Nomination Scrutiny: 243 candidates declared valid
Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) declared 243 candidates valid after hearing petitions filed against the rejection of their nomination papers by the returning officers during...
Posted: 2018-12-09 04:34:03
Bangladesh face West Indies in first ODI today
Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh will face West Indies in the first ODI of the two-match series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur on Sunday.
Posted: 2018-12-09 03:21:14
Key Trump aide John Kelly to leave job
International Desk: President Donald Trump has announced that his chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by the end of the year.  
Posted: 2018-12-08 16:44:49
BNP shares 19 seats among Oikyafront partners
Senior Correspondent: BNP today left out 19 seats among its Jatiya Oikyafront alliance partners--Gonoforum, Nagorik Oikya, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) and Krishak Sramik Janata League to contest...