Commandos of the Manipur Police had been engaging insurgents for over eight hours yesterday in several areas of the Indian state hit by ethnic violence, sources have told NDTV.
Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin were among world leaders congratulating Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after he won Sunday's historic runoff election to extend his two-decade rule
PTI Chairman Imran Khan yesterday hit back at Pakistan Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah’s allegations that the party had planned to orchestrate a “raid and rape” at a known worker’s home in an effort to malign law enforcement agencies, terming them an effort to pre-empt and cover up “horror stories”.
Saudi Arabia and the United States yesterday called for the extension of a ceasefire deal that has brought some let-up in a six-week war between military factions but little humanitarian relief for civilians.
President Joe Biden and Republican leader Kevin McCarthy announced a deal Saturday to raise the debt ceiling, dragging the United States back from the precipice of default with only a few days to spare.
US President Joe Biden said on Sunday he had finalised a budget agreement with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to suspend the US$31.4 trillion (S$42.5 trillion) debt ceiling until Jan 1, 2025, and that the deal was ready to move to Congress for a vote
Over 74,000 registered buses, trucks and other commercial vehicles are past their economic lifespan set by the government.
The rift within the local Awami League has put its mayor nominee for Barishal city in a tight spot, while the party ticket holder in Khulna city should have an easy run since he has no strong opponents.
The ruling Awami League will reorganise its Gazipur district and city units after its mayor nominee lost to an independent on Thursday.
The government is going to unveil a Tk 7,61,785 crore budget for the next fiscal year on Thursday, setting containment of high inflation as a major target.
Operation of another unit of 1,320 MW coal-fired Payra Power Plant is going to be suspended soon due to coal shortage, according to Bangladesh-China Power Company (Pvt) Limited (BCPCL) officials
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought firm commitment of the international communities, including the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), to ensure safe and dignified repatriation of the Rohingyas
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina described China as one of the major development partners of Bangladesh, saying the main focus of the bilateral relations between the two countries should be focused on further development of the two nations
Ruet VC (additional charge) Prof Sazzad Hossain tendered his resignation last night as a group of teachers demonstrated at his office for around nine hours, demanding their promotion.
Japan said Monday it is preparing for North Korea to launch in the coming weeks what Pyongyang has described as a satellite, but Tokyo believes may be a ballistic missile
China’s first domestically produced passenger jet made its maiden commercial flight yesterday, a milestone event in the nation’s decades-long effort to compete with Western rivals in the air. Beijing hopes the C919 commercial jetliner will challenge foreign models like the Boeing 737 MAX, though many of its parts are sourced from abroad.
Indian police yesterday dragged away and detained two Olympic wrestlers and dozens of others as they tried to march to parliament demanding the arrest of the sport’s federation chief over allegations of sexual harassment and intimidation.
Flanked by priests, Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a new Indian parliament yesterday in a ceremony steeped in religious symbolism but boycotted by opposition parties.
Chief Minister of northeastern Indian state of Manipur N Biren Singh today said nearly 40 armed militants involved in torching of houses and firing at civilians have been killed by security forces since they began an operation to restore peace in the state hit by ethnic violence since early this month
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake — with its epicentre being the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region — jolted parts of Pakistan on Sunday morning, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).
China's first domestically produced passenger jet made its maiden commercial flight on Sunday, a milestone event in the nation's decades-long effort to compete with Western rivals in the air
Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kumar Dahal will visit India next week and hold talks with Narendra Modi to strengthen the historically deep ties between the two countries.
Good relations with China are possible even without being part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) deal, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said in an interview published yesterday, as her government weighs abandoning the project.
At least three people were killed and five others wounded in a shootout at a biker rally on Saturday in the US state of New Mexico, local media reported.
President Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory in Turkey's presidential election on Sunday, a win that would steer his increasingly authoritarian rule into a third decade
China will send its first civilian astronaut into space as part of a crewed mission to the Tiangong space station on Tuesday, its Manned Space Agency announced, as Beijing pushes ahead with its extra-terrestrial ambitions
Russia unleashed waves of air strikes on Kyiv overnight in what officials said appeared to be the largest drone attack on the city since the start of the war, as the Ukrainian capital prepared to celebrate the anniversary of its founding yesterday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took an early lead yesterday in a historic runoff election that could extend two decades of his dominant but divisive Islamic style of rule until 2028.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took an early lead today in a historic runoff election that could extend two decades of his dominant but divisive Islamic style of rule until 2028
With military courts, intimidation of the press and mass arrests, Pakistan’s rulers are seeking to destroy former prime minister Imran Khan’s support ahead of elections, analysts say.
Three sailors suffered burn injuries when a fire broke out following a blast on board a lighter vessel in the sea off Patenga beach late Friday night
Former Gazipur mayor Zahangir Alam expressed dissatisfaction over the delay in publishing of election results to the Gazipur City Corporation
At least five thousand fishing families are spending their days half-starved, as they cannot fish in the six boars in Jhenaidah and Jashore district
Mango has been cultivated on 92,913 hectares of land in Rajshahi, Chapainawabganj, Naogaon, and Natore districts. The yield per hectare was 12.40 tonnes. The production is estimated to be more than 11.52 lakh tonnes, which is 60 percent of the total production of the country. The value of mangoes produced in the region stood at Tk 8,067 crore
Last year, Biman ferried a little over 28,000 tonnes of freight in the cargo hold of planes when it had the capacity to transport over 4.98 lakh tonnes. This is about 6 percent utilisation of the capacity. Yet, Biman is planning to buy two new Airbus freighters