3h ago| South Asia

Nepalese plane with 22 onboard loses contact with ground support

A Nepalese aircraft carrying 22 passengers, including three crew members, has lost contact with the ground support on Sunday (May 29, 2022) morning, airport authorities have confirmed.

16h ago| Southeast Asia

Why it ended so abruptly

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan’s surprise decision about not going ahead with the sit-in at the end of the long march left almost everyone baffled — foes and allies alike — but...

16h ago| South Asia

Samoa signs China agreement amid South Pacific push

Samoa signed a bilateral agreement with China yesterday, promising “greater collaboration” as Beijing’s foreign minister continues a tour of the South Pacific that has sparked concern among Western...

Driver dead, another injured as 2 trucks collide in Lalmonirhat

A driver died and another was critically injured in a head-on collision between two trucks in ​​Kaliganj upazila of Lalmonirhat this morning.

5h ago| Transport

Bangladesh-India train service resumes after over 2 years

Train service between Bangladesh and India is resuming today after operations remained suspended for over two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

10 dead as bus hits tree in Barishal

At least 10 people were killed and 20 were injured when a passenger bus hit a tree at Wazirpur upazila in Barishal.

19h ago| News Multimedia

Deadline next month, work of Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway yet to begin

Initially budgeted around Tk 16,901 crore and a deadline set for June 2022, Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway is yet to be in its construction phase. The project authorities are now asking for...

At least 31 die in stampede at Nigeria church event

At least 31 people were killed yesterday when a stampede broke out in south Nigeria during a church charity event where food was being distributed, police said.

16h ago| USA

US issues sanctions targeting North Korea’s weapons program

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on two Russian banks, a North Korean company and a person it accused of supporting North Korea’s weapons of mass destruction program, increasing...

4h ago| USA

Texas school shooting: Investigators question delayed police response

Investigators in Texas on Saturday sought to determine how critical mistakes were made in the response to the deadly Uvalde school shooting, including why nearly 20 officers remained outside a...