11h ago| Crime & Justice

Illegal entry: BSF hands 10 Bangladeshis over to BGB

India’s Border Security Force (BSF) handed over 10 Bangladeshis detained while entering Bangladesh illegally to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) yesterday.

12h ago| Crime & Justice

Complaints of blackmail led to arrest of models

Two Dhaka courts yesterday placed models Faria Mahbub Piasha and Moriom Akter Mou on three-day remand each in two cases filed under the Narcotics Control Act.

12h ago| Utilities

Mitigating Waterlogging in Chattogram City: Over Tk 3,000cr spent, yet no remedy in sight

When the Executive Committee for National Economic Council (Ecnec) in August 2017 approved a Tk 7,916 crore project for Chattogram Development Board (CDA) to mitigate the waterlogging crisis, port...

12h ago| South Asia

Military ‘not elected by people’

Members of a shadow government set up by opponents of Myanmar’s coup yesterday condemned the country’s military ruler for taking on the role of prime minister in a caretaker government and said the...

12h ago| China

Death toll in central China floods rises to 302

The death toll from floods in central China last month is at least 302 with dozens of people still missing, officials said yesterday, after record downpours dumped a year’s worth of rain on a city...

12h ago| India

Indian states to resolve border row ‘amicably’

Two states in India’s north-east have agreed to resolve their differences peacefully after their long-running border dispute erupted into deadly violence last week, reports AFP.

15h ago| News Multimedia

Lockdown: A population on the move

People's movement in Dhaka has grown dramatically despite the ongoing lockdown. Even though public transport is still off the roads, the highways have been clogged with rickshaws and other...

12h ago| USA

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12h ago| Europe

Canada officially marks first nationwide Emancipation Day

After years of campaigning by Black legislators and community advocates, Canada on Sunday is officially marking the abolishment of slavery nearly 200 years ago in its first nationwide Emancipation...

12h ago| Europe

Panda loaned to France gives birth to twins: Beauval zoo

Huan Huan, a giant panda on loan to France, gave birth to twin cubs very early yesterday, according to the Beauval zoo.