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Posted: 2019-11-16 18:00:00
Chattogram-based Alam Traders received a consignment of 59,880 kilogrammes of Burmese onions at Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf land port on November 11. The importer paid about Tk 43 for each kg, show...
Posted: 2019-11-16 18:00:00
Police inspector Shakil Uddin Ahamed evaded suspension for over one and a half years even though he had been accused of forgery, land grabbing, and even attempted murder.
Posted: 2019-11-16 18:00:00
A judicial probe has found five police officials, including three additional superintendents of Rajshahi police, responsible in the manipulation of the first information report (FIR) of workers’...
Posted: 2019-11-16 18:00:00
Bangladesh whimper to crushing loss
Bangladesh were handed a thumping innings and 130-run defeat by a strong India outfit in the first Test at Indore after the visitors were bowled out for 213 runs in their second innings.
Posted: 2019-11-15 18:00:00
Rohingyas see a ray of hope
The Rohingyas, who have been facing rights abuses in Myanmar for decades, now see a ray of hope of getting justice following a lawsuit with the highest UN court and the ICC’s approval to probe...
Posted: 2019-11-15 18:00:00
Bhashan Char: UN technical team’s visit postponed
The proposed visit by a UN technical mission to Bhashan Char housing facility for the Rohingyas has been postponed after Bangladesh asked for the terms of reference for the visit.
Posted: 2019-11-15 18:00:00
Abrar begged for his life
Being tortured for hours, Buet student Abrar Fahad became so sick that at one point he could not even speak. He begged for his life by making gestures, but was shown no mercy.
Posted: 2019-11-15 18:00:00
Swechchhasebak League: Council after 7 years amid image crisis
The name says it all. Swechchhasebak League was founded in 1994 so that it volunteers during the political programmes of Awami League and stands beside those in need during natural disasters.
Posted: 2019-11-15 18:00:00
B’baria Accident: Turna driver, two others at fault
A railway probe committee has held the driver, his assistant and the guard of Turna Nishita Express responsible for Tuesday’s fatal accident in Brahmanbaria, that left 16 passengers dead and...
Posted: 2019-11-15 18:00:00
No respite from soaring onion price
There seems to be no stopping the spiralling prices of onion. Each kg of the essential spice was sold for Tk 240-260 in the capital yesterday and the prices kept rising by the hour.

Posted: 2019-11-17 07:28:10
10 Bangladeshi cricketers have been named in the draft for the fifth edition of the Pakistan Super League, which is scheduled to be played in February next year.
Posted: 2019-11-17 05:44:49
Belgium secured top spot in Euro 2020 qualifying Group I and stretched their perfect record to nine wins after two goals from Eden Hazard and one by his brother Thorgan inspired them to a sparkling...
Posted: 2019-11-17 05:34:00
Stefanos Tsitsipas and Dominic Thiem have both donned regulation grey Adidas shirts this week but their technicolour games will light up the O2 Arena in the ATP Finals climax on Sunday.
Posted: 2019-11-17 05:26:42
Croatia reach Euro 2020 spot with 3-1 win over Slovakia
Croatia qualified for Euro 2020 after second-half goals from Nikola Vlasic, Bruno Petkovic and Ivan Perisic inspired a comeback 3-1 home win over Slovakia in a pulsating Group E qualifier on...
Posted: 2019-11-17 05:18:28
Ginter the inspiration as Germany clinch Euro 2020 spot
Defender Matthias Ginter scored one goal and was involved in two more as Germany comfortably saw off Belarus 4-0 on Saturday to clinch their place at Euro 2020, qualifying for the finals for...
Posted: 2019-11-16 18:00:00
Messi, Tite exchange words
Argentina captain Lionel Messi and Brazil coach Tite exchanged words during the clash between the South American giants on Friday but it was the forward who had the last laugh after his team’s...
Posted: 2019-11-16 18:00:00
What is good preparation?
“I don’t think there was any lack in preparation. If you look at the eight players that arrived for the Test series, all of them played four-day matches before coming. I didn’t think there...
Posted: 2019-11-16 18:00:00
Daily Star canter past Daily Sun
The Daily Star beat Daily Sun by four wickets in the DRU Media Cricket tournament at the Moulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium yesterday. Batting first, Daily Sun scored 109 runs without losing any...
Posted: 2019-11-16 18:00:00
Reports passed at ‘smooth’ BFF AGM
The much-hyped annual general meeting (AGM) of the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) went without any major incident as the event was held in an apparently cordial environment amid spontaneous...
Posted: 2019-11-16 18:00:00
Hosts notch 6-wicket win over India
Hosts Bangladesh registered their second win in the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup by beating India by six wickets in a Group-A encounter at the BKSP-3 ground in Savar yesterday.

Posted: 2019-11-16 08:16:37
The first consignment of onion will arrive from Egypt on Tuesday, according to a commerce ministry official.
Posted: 2019-11-16 05:06:36
The Trump administration is set to issue a two-week extension of a license allowing US companies to continue doing business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], two sources familiar...
Posted: 2019-11-15 16:17:07
Imran Asif, former chief executive office of the US-Bangla Airlines, is made the CEO of the Regent Airways.
Posted: 2019-11-15 15:20:32
Govt to fly in onion from abroad next week
After all its mechanisms went in vain to cool down the overheated onion market, the government has decided to fly in onion from abroad next week in a bid to pull reins of the onion price.
Posted: 2019-11-15 12:05:17
Onion price will be normal soon: Tofail
Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Commerce Tofail Ahmed says the onion price will become normal soon as around 50,000 tons imported onion is on the way from different...
Posted: 2019-11-15 11:19:45
Onion price keeps soaring
Onion prices at the kitchen markets in Dhaka city hit a record high, failing the government’s mechanisms to cool down the overheated onion market.
Posted: 2019-11-14 18:00:00
Apex Footwear to buy land for expansion
Apex Footwear is going to purchase 196 decimals of land -- 96 decimals from Apex Pharma and 100 decimals from Apex Enterprises -- in Gazipur at a total cost of Tk 14.70 crore.
Posted: 2019-11-14 18:00:00
Matin Spinning to purchase new machinery
Matin Spinning is going to purchase two pieces of machinery -- cooling tower and chiller -- at a cost of Tk 4.40 crore.
Posted: 2019-11-14 18:00:00
HC rule questions new licences, renewals
The High Court has asked the authorities concerned to explain in four weeks why their issuing of new licences to freight forwarding businesses owned by foreigners and renewing of the entities’...
Posted: 2019-11-14 18:00:00
Daimler to cut jobs to save 1.0b euros by end-2022
Daimler said Thursday it planned to cut jobs to save more than 1.0 billion euros ($1.1 billion) by the end of 2022, as the German luxury carmaker grapples with an expensive switch to greener...

Posted: 2019-11-17 10:39:01
Opposition leader asks followers to keep up pressure on gov't, as President Maduro's supporters also take to streets.
Posted: 2019-11-17 10:16:11
How news outlets that are said to take their editorial orders from Beijing influence media in Taiwan.
Posted: 2019-11-17 09:28:24
A trailblazing journalist at Afghanistan's first all-female TV station tells Al Jazeera her story.
Posted: 2019-11-17 08:57:12
Philippines: Duterte says life taking toll on his health
Philippine leader made the admission as speculation swirls over his prolonged absence from the public eye.
Posted: 2019-11-17 08:56:48
Tight security in Athens before annual November 17 march
Drones, helicopters and 5,000 police deployed for annual rally marking 1973 uprising that often descends into violence.
Posted: 2019-11-17 08:52:46
India, RCEP and the future of economic globalisation
Are we witnessing the end of globalisation as we know it? Plus, inequality in France.
Posted: 2019-11-17 08:37:05
Evictions: Fighting to Keep a Home in Jerusalem, Lagos & Bajamar
From Lagos to Jerusalem and Bajamar in Colombia, people take a stand against evictions in their struggling communities.
Posted: 2019-11-17 08:19:59
Lebanese tycoon Mohammed Safadi withdraws PM candidacy
Reports of the former finance minister's nomination sparked protests in Beirut and Tripoli.
Posted: 2019-11-17 08:16:48
Who should be tackling Bosnia's migrant crisis?
Bosnia says it is struggling to cope with influx of people fleeing war and poverty and taking Balkan route to Europe.
Posted: 2019-11-17 07:42:20
Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa set to win presidency as Premadasa concedes
Ruling party candidate Sajith Premadasa congratulates his main rival for victory in hard-fought election.

Posted: 2019-11-17 10:46:00
Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who led the government's takedown of the Tamil Tigers a decade ago, has been declared the winner of the presidential election. Despite outbursts of violence, election turnout...
Posted: 2019-11-17 10:06:00
The Air Namibia and Korean Air planes were slightly damaged in the mishap on the ground. Germany's Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation (BFU) has launched an investigation.
Posted: 2019-11-17 09:29:00
A top-secret military document shows that the Bundeswehr plans to train Chinese soldiers in 2020. Human rights group Amnesty International says Berlin should take a stand over Beijing's human...
Posted: 2019-11-17 08:15:00
Saudi oil giant Aramco kicks off milestone IPO
Saudi Arabia has formally launched the initial public offering of stock in state-owned oil giant Aramco. The long-awaited IPO is part of plans to move the kingdom away from oil dependency.
Posted: 2019-11-17 05:16:00
Hong Kong: Violence erupts at university campus
Fresh clashes have broken out at a besieged Hong Kong university where anti-government protesters have been camping out for the past several days. The site has turned into a key battleground.
Posted: 2019-11-17 04:54:00
Global Highway: 150 years of the Suez Canal
The Suez Canal was opened 150 years ago. Ever since, Egyptians have had great expectations of the international waterway — it generates significant income, but it also plays a larger role as...
Posted: 2019-11-17 04:38:00
Belarus holds parliamentary polls as Lukashenko balances Russia and the West
Belarusian elections are being watched to see how much leeway authoritarian President Lukashenko gives to opposition candidates. Belarus has sought to balance close ties with Russia and a nascent...
Posted: 2019-11-17 02:10:00
Teachers for Russia brings modern education to rural schools
For many schoolchildren in rural Russia, access to quality education can be challenging. Now, top-tier Russian university graduates are moving to the countryside to become teachers in undeserved...
Posted: 2019-11-16 23:26:00
Clashes erupt in Bonn after nearby neo-Nazi rally
Police in Bonn shut down the city's main train station temporarily after a massive brawl broke out between rival protesters. The violence followed a neo-Nazi rally and large counterdemonstration...
Posted: 2019-11-16 22:42:00
The 'Three Gs' emerge as Germany take step forward
After months of slow development, Germany finally took a visible step forward. While they met their expectations against Belarus, it was the emergence of Ginter, Goretzka and Gündogan that impressed...

Posted: 2019-11-17 11:09:11
An investigation has spoken to 11 British detectives who said that they have found evidence of war crimes as insiders say soldiers should have been prosecuted for the killings.
Posted: 2019-11-17 11:08:36
The Princess of Wales wowed the great and the good of Hollywood when she wore the Victor Edelstein blue velvet evening gown at the state dinner in 1985.
Posted: 2019-11-17 11:01:13
The St Germain Penthouse, which dominates the top floor of Paris' Lutetia Hotel, was designed by Oscar-winning director Francis Ford Coppola.
Posted: 2019-11-17 11:00:41
Boris Johnson surges ahead of Jeremy Corbyn in the polls
A Deltapoll survey for The Mail on Sunday gives the Conservatives a 15-point lead, up from 12 points last week. Liberal Democrat support is down five to 11 per cent.
Posted: 2019-11-17 10:51:35
Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say whether Labour's election immigration plans include freedom of movement
Labour last night agreed its manifesto for December 12's vote and will unveil it on Thursday, after a vote by members at its party conference backed keeping and extended freedom of movement.
Posted: 2019-11-17 10:49:52
Photographer Terry O'Neill dies aged 81 after stellar 60-year career
Legendary photographer Terry O'Neill, who rose to fame after his work with The Beatles and the Rolling Stones, died at home following a long battle with prostate cancer.
Posted: 2019-11-17 10:49:30
Outrage as blind student, 25, is dragged 'by his ankles' out of Oxford Union debating chamber
Ebenezer Azamati was expelled from a debate at the Oxford Union after he attempted to attend a talk on the motion 'This House has no confidence in HM Government'.
Posted: 2019-11-17 10:39:20
Millionaire's son, 26, downs booze in Barbados where he was meant to be seeking 'alcohol treatment'
Oliver George is currently facing a six month jail sentence for possessing an imitation fire arm. He was spotted in Barbados downing boozy shots, where he was meant to be having 'alcohol treatment'.
Posted: 2019-11-17 10:31:35
Israel Folau sermon on same-sex marriage, abortion and Australia's bushfires
Footage uploaded online shows the 30-year-old speaking at the Church of Jesus Christ Church in Kenthurst in  Sydney's north-west on Sunday.
Posted: 2019-11-17 10:31:26
Actor Laurence Fox slams stars who wore 'revealing' black dresses to support Time's Up campaign
Laurence Fox, 41, admits in an interview that his new album criticises 'woke culture', while he even reveals that he wanted to call one of the songs MeToo, but was banned by his record label.

Posted: 2019-11-14 09:46:22
The Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) has suspended production, distribution, sale and export of heartburn drug ranitidine following detection of cancer-causing ingredients in...
Posted: 2019-11-09 18:00:00
You might be surprised to know that you do not need to go to the gym or bundle up for a winter power walk to stay fit. Daily activities burn calories and can add up to a personal fitness routine.
Posted: 2019-11-09 18:00:00
To reduce the high risk of suicide after hospital attendance for self-harm, improved clinical management is needed for all patients – including comprehensive assessment of the patients’ mental...
Posted: 2019-11-09 18:00:00
Triple therapy for asthma in a single inhaler!
For a patient whose asthma is not controlled by medium-to-high–dose inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) and a long-acting ß-agonist (LABA), current guidelines e.g., Global Initiative for Asthma...
Posted: 2019-11-09 18:00:00
Managing vaping-associated lung injury
The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) has updated its interim guidance for the evaluation and management of patients with suspected e-cigarette, or vaping-associated, lung...
Posted: 2019-11-09 18:00:00
Finding Progeria children in Bangladesh
The Progeria Research Foundation (PRF -, the organisation dedicated to discovering treatments and the cure for children with Progeria, announced the launch of ‘Find...
Posted: 2019-11-02 18:00:00
Global tuberculosis epidemic cannot be ended unless it is eliminated in India
The 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health recently took place in Hyderabad, India, which opened with a call to end the emergency of the global tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, now responsible...
Posted: 2019-11-02 18:00:00
Heavy smoking causes faces to look older
“Smoker’s Face,” a condition where smokers look older than they are, is just one of many negative effects caused by heavy tobacco usage. Louise Millard of the University of Bristol and...
Posted: 2019-11-02 18:00:00
Interval breast cancers linked to risk for other tumours
Women with breast cancer identified between screening mammograms are more likely to be diagnosed with other cancers both before and after their breast cancer diagnosis, according to a Nature...
Posted: 2019-11-02 18:00:00
Precision in the treatment of breast cancer
Worldwide, breast cancer is the most-common invasive cancer in women. It affects about 12% of women worldwide. Breast cancer comprises 22.9% of invasive cancers in women and 16% of all female...