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Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
The two landfills in the capital have almost reached their limit with no immediate remedy in sight. Mountains of garbage are being formed in the landfills at Matuail and Aminbazar and there...
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
A suspected drug peddler was killed in a “gunfight” with police in Sirajganj, and another one in what police claimed was an encounter between two groups of drug peddlers in Cox’s Bazar,...
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
The Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) yesterday directed all school and college authorities to set up an anti-sexual harassment committee in line with a 2009 High Court order.
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Wasa water clean!
Dhaka Wasa managing director yesterday boasted that Wasa water “is 100 percent pure” while also admitting that sometimes he himself boils the water at his home.
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Shab-e-Barat tonight
The holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune and forgiveness, will be observed in the country tonight with due religious fervour.
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Another held over Nusrat killing
Police yesterday arrested another accused in the Nusrat murder case.
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon said Dhaka could soon use the “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (RRR)” method for managing the city’s waste.
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Pesticides still being applied on mangoes
A number of mango growers are spraying toxic pesticides on their orchards in Rajshahi region, despite a High Court order to deploy police in the areas to prevent the harmful practice.
Posted: 2019-04-19 18:00:00
Nusrat Murder: Key accused confesses role
Umme Sultana Poppy, a key accused in the murder case of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi, confessed to have called Nusrat to the rooftop moments before she was set ablaze, said police.
Posted: 2019-04-19 18:00:00
AL to reorganise party from the grassroots: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her ruling Awami League had taken initiatives to reconstitute the party from the grassroots, aiming to enhance its organisational strength.

Posted: 2019-04-21 11:07:21
Abahanai Limited thumped Legends of Rupganj by a huge margin of 102 runs in a crucial Dhaka Premier League (DPL) match at Savar's BKSP Ground three. Destructive knocks from Soumya Sarkar and...
Posted: 2019-04-21 11:06:17
Almost everyone believes that when Bangladesh kick off the inaugural Bangamata U-19 Women’s International Gold Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium tomorrow, they will be the favourites...
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Bangladesh will start the first Bangamata Under-19 Women's International Gold Cup tomorrow with an eye on the title. The hosts will begin their campaign with a match against Group B opponents...
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Brothers win at last
Strugglers Brothers Union registered their second victory in total and first in 10 matches with a 1-0 win over Arambagh KS away at the Rafique Uddin Bhuiyan Stadium in Mymensingh as the first...
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Pep salutes gritty City
Pep Guardiola hailed his "incredible" Manchester City stars as they kept control of the Premier League title race with a tense 1-0 win against Tottenham on Saturday.
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Title there for the taking
The match between Legends of Rupganj and Abahani Limited in the Super League round of the Dhaka Premier League at BKSP-4 today has become all the important fixture of the season.
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
'We can beat any team on our day'
Brian Lara, the former West Indies batsman, believes the Caribbean side are unpredictable, and that consistency will be key if they have to perform well in the ICC World Cup.
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Farbrace praises Morgan
Former England assistant coach Paul Farbrace was all praise for limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan, calling him the "single biggest factor" behind England's white-ball success.
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Delhi cruise; RR crush MI
Shreyas Iyer slammed a quickfire 58 as Delhi Capitals cruised to a five-wicket win against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League encounter in Delhi yesterday. Chasing 164 to win Dehli won...
Posted: 2019-04-20 14:02:51
City remain in control of title race with Spurs revenge
Manchester City exacted some measure of revenge on Tottenham for their Champions League exit as Phil Foden's first Premier League goal earned a 1-0 win to move them back top of the table on Saturday.

Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Bangladesh needs to set a base price for garment items to ensure proper rates from international retailers and brands for all
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Global automakers are positioning for a brave new world of on-demand transport that will require a car of the future -- hyper-
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Asian rice exporting hubs saw tepid activity this week, with prices for the staple from top exporter India dipping on lower demand,
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Airbus sets sights on Bangladesh market
The aviation market of Bangladesh is growing rapidly and expected to expand at a faster rate in near future, generating interest from
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Qatar fund, firm named as investors in $5.6b New York deal
Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and private realty firm Crown Acquisitions said on Friday they were the unnamed investors in a deal
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
China to complete $545m upgrade for Tajik smelter
China's state-owned engineering company CMEC will modernise Tajikistan's flagship aluminium smelter in a $545 million deal, a
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
SpiceJet to give hiring preference to employees of Jet Airways
India's SpiceJet Ltd said on Friday it will prioritize hiring employees of Jet Airways Ltd who are losing their jobs after the crisis-hit Indian
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
PepsiCo results beat estimates
PepsiCo Inc's quarterly sales and profit beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, as the beverage maker's advertising and marketing
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Carlos Ghosn to be indicted on additional charge
Tokyo prosecutors are likely to indict former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn on an additional charge of aggravated breach
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
No signs of recession
There are no signs that the global economy is sliding toward a recession in the next 12 months, BlackRock Inc's Chief Executive Larry

Posted: 2019-04-21 21:19:46
Prime minister says government failed to take 'adequate precautions' despite being warned of potential church attacks.
Posted: 2019-04-21 21:15:00
South Asian nation reeling from the worst attacks in a decade that targeted churches and hotels.
Posted: 2019-04-21 20:15:57
Border security and regional issues on the agenda as Pakistan's Imran Khan set to meet Iranian leaders on two-day visit.
Posted: 2019-04-21 20:08:21
Explosions in Tripoli suburb after air raid, death toll rises
Officials say at least 227 people have been killed and 1,125 wounded in the weeks-long violence in Libya.
Posted: 2019-04-21 19:50:44
Four killed in 'foiled' attack on Saudi police station: Reports
The attackers were carrying machine guns, bombs and petrol bombs, state-owned Al Arabiya reported.
Posted: 2019-04-21 19:42:02
Sri Lanka Easter bombings: Mass casualties in churches and hotels
13 suspects arrested after a series of church and hotel bombings on Easter Sunday kills 207 people and wounds 450.
Posted: 2019-04-21 19:26:58
Sudan's military leader vows to hand 'power to people'
But opposition alliance says it's cutting contact with military council because it's 'not serious' about ceding power.
Posted: 2019-04-21 19:09:43
Five things you need to know about Sri Lanka's bombings
Coordinated bombings rock churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing more than 200 people.
Posted: 2019-04-21 18:52:59
Sri Lanka bombing: 'No one can dry our tears today'
A series of coordinated bombings struck churches and hotels on Easter Sunday killing more than 200 people.
Posted: 2019-04-21 18:47:30
What's behind Sri Lanka Easter attacks?
Hundreds killed and injured in coordinated attacks on churches and hotels on the South Asian island.

Posted: 2019-04-21 23:45:00
Police believe Lyra McKee was killed by a stray bullet that was fired during rioting in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry. Her death shocked the politicians in Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Posted: 2019-04-21 22:41:00
Television comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy will be the next president of Ukraine. His election campaign lacked substance — but was both aggressive and successful. So what are his plans for the...
Posted: 2019-04-21 20:08:00
The military seized power earlier this month from President Omar al-Bashir. Protesters campaigning for a return to civilian rule have called off talks with the interim leaders, urging supporters...
Posted: 2019-04-21 19:42:00
Deadly explosions hit Sri Lanka churches, hotels on Easter Sunday
A series of blasts have hit churches and hotels in and near the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo. It is the worst violence in the country since its decades-long civil war ended in 2009.
Posted: 2019-04-21 19:30:00
North Macedonia presidential vote heads for runoff
None of the three candidates won support from more than 50% of registered voters. That means the first presidential poll since the country's contentious name change will come down to a runoff...
Posted: 2019-04-21 18:38:00
Volkswagen manager faces new probe over illegal bonuses
A VW manager, charged recently alongside former CEO Martin Winterkorn, is now being investigated over nearly $1 million in bonuses. The huge cash pile was paid after the Dieselgate emissions...
Posted: 2019-04-21 18:32:00
Women’s football: Barcelona have the edge over Bayern in Champions League semi
Barcelona will take a slender 1-0 lead into the second leg of their Champions League semifinal against Bayern Munich. A tight game in Bavaria was settled by a clinical second half strike by Kheira...
Posted: 2019-04-21 17:18:00
Mozambique after Cyclone Idai: 'Some people have not eaten in weeks'
The UN has described Cyclone Idai as one of the deadliest storms on record in the Southern Hemisphere. More than 1,000 have died, and millions are still fighting for survival. DW spoke with aid...
Posted: 2019-04-21 17:15:00
Can Pakistan's Imran Khan reset ties with Iran?
Imran Khan has begun his maiden visit to Iran as Pakistani premier amid deteriorating ties between Islamabad and Tehran. Will Khan be able to allay Iran's growing concerns over his country's...
Posted: 2019-04-21 17:04:00
Ukraine election: Volodymyr Zelenskiy wins landslide victory
Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won a major victory over incumbent Petro Poroshenko. The comedian plays the role of president in a fictional television sitcom.

Posted: 2019-04-21 23:44:12
Lyra McKee, 29, had spoken excitedly to friends about her plans and even invited them to a wedding planned for 2021 with her girlfriend before she was gunned down last week in Londonderry.
Posted: 2019-04-21 23:31:25
YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN: What causes universal outrage is that they were at worship. They were engaged in the most peaceful, meaningful human act.
Posted: 2019-04-21 23:30:42
Having already unveiled Annunziata Rees-Mogg, whose brother Jacob is the high priest of the UK's Tory Brexiteer MPs, Farage is hinting he has some other big names up his sleeve.
Posted: 2019-04-21 23:30:31
Temperatures to soar to 79F to finish record-breaking Easter weekend but thunderstorms on their way
Forecasters believe today could be the hottest Easter Monday on record. However, the weather is set to break down with thunderstorms and possible flooding on Wednesday.
Posted: 2019-04-21 23:27:33
Bake Off's Prue Leith reveals she's finally going to move in with her husband after three years
Bake Off judge Prue Leith, 79, married John Playfair in 2016. But the pair decided it would be easier to live separately in the Cotswolds because they had too much stuff to fit under one roof.
Posted: 2019-04-21 23:23:47
A flash of flame... then blood on the walls: Here's what happened in horrific Sri Lanka bombings
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Hundreds of victims, including at least three Britons, died in the terror attacks after suicide bombers targeted hotel restaurants and churches across the country.
Posted: 2019-04-21 23:21:13
BGT: Viewers left angered over Ant and Dec’s Golden Buzzer choice
Britain's Got Talent has come under fire as it's revealed the 13-year-old has already garnered recognition after previously appearing on shows such as Ellen and India's Got Talent.
Posted: 2019-04-21 23:09:24
Spare me the p@$$w0rd tyranny, cries an often-locked-out SARAH VINE
This weekend cyber chiefs issued a red alert, encouraging the UK’s web users to upgrade their online security after revealing millions of us use passwords that are as basic as ‘123456’.
Posted: 2019-04-21 23:05:54
British wife reveals what it’s really like to be married to the country's most-boring man
When Deborah West looks back over her marriage to retired banker Nick, she sees the writing was on the wall from the beginning after Nick took her to Middle Wallop, Hampshire, for their honeymoon.
Posted: 2019-04-21 23:02:23
Axed Emmerdale star Shila Iqbal blasts ITV bosses over firing
Axed Emmerdale actress Shila Iqbal claims ITV should not have fired her over historic racist and homophobic tweets because she showed 'remorse' for her actions.

Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
The World Health Organisation (WHO) released new recommendations on 10 ways that countries can use digital health technology, accessible via mobile phones, tablets and computers, to improve people’s...
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Endometriosis is a common chronic disorder affecting up to 1 in 10 women of reproductive age globally.
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Positive airway pressure is associated with lower mortality in obese patients with severe obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), according to findings in JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery.
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Anal fistula and its treatment
Anal fistula is the medical term for an infected tunnel that develops between the skin and anus.
Posted: 2019-04-20 18:00:00
Physical symptoms of anxiety
Anxiety is a normal and often healthy emotion. However, when a person regularly feels disproportionate levels of anxiety, it might become a medical disorder and there might be physical symptoms....
Posted: 2019-04-13 18:00:00
Painless normal delivery
A pregnant lady took admission with 37 weeks of pregnancy with a ruptured membrane in my hospital. Her elder child was born in another hospital almost five years ago by traditional normal delivery...
Posted: 2019-04-13 18:00:00
Traffic-related air pollution associated with 4m new cases of childhood asthma every year
The first global estimates of their kind suggest that more than one in ten childhood asthma cases could be linked to traffic-related air pollution every year,
Posted: 2019-04-13 18:00:00
Osteoporosis treatment guidelines issued
The Endocrine Society has recently released new guidelines on the pharmacologic treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
Posted: 2019-04-13 18:00:00
Wine has cancer-causing potential of cigarettes
Drinking a bottle of wine a week (less than one drink a day) is equivalent to smoking 5 to 10 cigarettes in terms of the absolute increase in cancer risk, according to a study in BMC Public Health.
Posted: 2019-04-13 18:00:00
Uneven access to health services drives life expectancy gaps
Women outlive men everywhere in the world – particularly in wealthy countries. The World Health Statistics 2019 – disaggregated by sex for the first time – explains why.