2h ago| USA

US not trying to ‘outdo’ world powers in Africa

The United States is seeking a “true partnership” with Africa and not trying to “outdo” other world powers in vying for influence on the continent, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said yesterday.

2h ago| China

China holds fresh military drills around Taiwan

China carried out fresh military drills around Taiwan yesterday, Beijing said, defying calls to end its largest-ever exercises encircling the island in the wake of a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

2h ago| Middle East

Iran examining EU’s ‘final text’ at nuclear talks

Iran said yesterday it is examining a “final text” presented by the European Union at the negotiations in Vienna aimed at restoring a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.

1h ago| Football

BFF Academy teams to play BPL!

The development committee of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) proposed the formation of a team from the BFF Elite Academy that would compete in the top-flight Bangladesh Premier League while also proposing a two-year contract extension for technical director Paul Smalley.

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1d ago| Transfer window

Sevilla agree deal to sign Isco on free transfer

Sevilla have reached an agreement in principle to sign free agent Isco on a two-year deal, the LaLiga club said on Sunday.

1d ago| News Multimedia

Meant for gas exploration, TK 2000cr used for LNG import

Petrobangla used around Tk 2,000 crore from the Gas Development Fund, which was formed for gas exploration, to import liquefied natural gas. According to Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission, Petrobangla did not take necessary permission for this.

Slay in sleeveless blouses

Wearing the national dress only on special occasions is a thing of the past. Women of today have rediscovered elegance and comfort in saris and have found their own ways to make it convenient for them. Jeans instead of traditional petticoats, sneakers, rather than heels, and most commonly and popularly, sleeveless blouses in place of traditional looks such as long sleeves, puffs, or three quarters. Here are 6 super funky ways you can don the sleeveless blouse and slay in it!

5h ago| Weather

Maritime ports asked to hoist local cautionary signal-3: Met office

Maritime ports of Bangladesh have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal- 3 as the well-marked low which formed over Northwest Bay of Odisha-West Bengal Coast lies over Northwest Bay of Odisha coast and adjoining area.