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  • Coca-Cola announces $200 million investment in Bangladesh

    Coca-Cola Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) James Quincey announces an additional investment of USD200 million in Bangladesh over the next five years to expand the business.

  • Coronavirus scare in England

    All China, Singapore-returnees don’t need quarantine: IEDCR

    There is no need to keep all the China and Singapore returnees in hospital quarantine, Prof Meerjady Sabrina Flora, director of the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), said today.

  • Freedom fighter killing

    3 held for mugging Tk 1 crore of Payra power plant’s payroll

    Police have detained three suspected muggers who snatched nearly Tk 1 crore from officials of companies supplying manpower to the ongoing Payra Thermal Power Plant project in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali.

  • Bangladesh parliament

    Surplus funds of state agencies: Bill passed amid protest in JS

    A bill over depositing surplus money of state agencies to the national exchequer is passed amid unprecedented opposition from the Jatiya Party lawmakers today in Parliament, while the BNP MPs stage a walkout.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina talks during a program in Italy's Rome

    We frame each budget with the election manifesto in mind: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh has attained an ability to advance further by competing any nation of the world and asserted that none can pull the country backward any more.

  • Cyclone Fani in Khulna

    Poor nations pay price as millions flee 'climate chaos', Oxfam says

    Fiercer weather and worsening wildfires drove more than 20 million people from their homes over the last decade - a problem set to worsen unless leaders act swiftly to head off surging climate threats, anti-poverty charity Oxfam says.

  • Plan Int’l holds Girls Takeover events to promote gender equality

    Plan International Bangladesh has facilitated 11 #GirlsTakeOver events in international, national and local level.

  • Buet students issue 7-day ultimatum to ban politics on campus

    Protesting students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) demand a complete ban on organisation-based politics on the campus within the next seven days.

  • U-19s beat NZ by 6 wickets

    Bangladesh under-19s cruised to a six-wicket victory over their New Zealand counterparts in the first Youth ODI at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln, New Zealand today.

  • New Zealand wants to help Bangladesh improve business climate

    New Zealand, a top ranked country in terms of ease of doing business, wants to help Bangladesh improve business climate that is seeking to attract more foreign investment.

  • Unbeaten U-19s power through to semis

    Bangladesh Under-19s move to the semifinals of the Under-19s Asia Cup with a clinical 42-run win over their Sri Lankan counterparts in Moratuwa

  • Bangladesh U19

    Under-19s move into Asia Cup semifinal

    Bangladesh moved into the semifinals of the Under-19s Asia Cup following a six-wicket victory over Nepal -- theirr second win in two matches -- in Colombo today.

  • Play called off on day 4 with Afghanistan on top

    Play has been called off on day 4 due to rain with Afghanistan firmly on top at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.

  • Malaysia for stronger bilateral ties with Bangladesh

    Malaysia’s acting high commissioner to Bangladesh has said his country, which is already enjoying a strong bilateral relation with Bangladesh, wants to further improve it through trade and tourism as the Southeast Asian country strives to become a high-income country while Bangladesh moves towards becoming a middle-income nation.

  • Japan hire skilled workers from Bangladesh

    Japan to hire skilled workers from Bangladesh

    Bangladesh and Japan sign a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on accepting specified skilled workers by Japan from Bangladesh.

  • Sirajganj Journalist Shimul murder

    Protocol to VIPs: Govt asked to follow warrant of precedence

    The High Court has directed the authorities concerned of the government to continue providing privileges (protocol) “without fail” to those who are supposed to get such privileges as per the warrant of the precedence.

  • We’ve let ourselves down: Tamim

    Bangladesh’s stand-in captain Tamim Iqbal today conceded that the team has let itself down in the ongoing three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, while saying that senior players like himself and Mahmudullah have failed to step up when the team needed them to do so.

  • Mithun's 91 and Mushy's 50 see Tigers clinch five-wicket victory

    Mohammad Mithun’s handy 91 and Sabbir Rahman’s late blows took Tigers to victory in the warm-up match against Sri Lanka Board President's XI at the P Sara Oval today.

  • $33m project launched for people vulnerable to climate impacts

    The government and UNDP jointly launch a project of $33 million that will benefit almost 7 lakh people, mostly women and adolescent girls, in climate vulnerable districts of Satkhira and Khulna.

  • china and bangladesh trade

    Explore full trade potentials with Bangladesh: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invites Chinese business people to explore the full potentials of business and trade relations with Bangladesh as the country is marching ahead in various areas of economic growth and development.

  • 29 Bangladeshis return home from Libya

    Twenty-nine Bangladeshis, who remained stranded in the turbulent Libyan capital Tripoli and its suburbs, returned home early yesterday.

  • UN finds 'systemic failures' in its Rohingya response

    The United Nations experienced "systemic failures" in its handling of the situation in Myanmar leading up to the 2017 mass exodus of Rohingya, a UN report said on Monday.

  • Bangladesh through after goalless draw

    Bangladesh are through to the group stages of the qualifying campaign for the 2022 World Cup and the 2023 Asian Cup with a 1-0 aggregate win against Laos following a goalless draw at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today.

  • Bangladesh beat Laos 1-0

    Second-half substitute Rabiul Hasan scored a wonderful goal as Bangladesh beat Laos 1-0 in the first leg of their first round qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup at the New Lao National Stadium in Vientiane today.

  • In climate change-hit Bangladesh, hospital boats keep healthcare afloat

    Living on a secluded island in northern Bangladesh, several hours from the nearest hospital, Abdul Jalil believed he was destined to die blind. That changed earlier this month when the 67-year-oldunderwent free cataract surgery on a ship moored next to his home.

  • Bangladesh, Laos joint champions as final is cancelled

    Bangladesh and Laos have been declared joint champions of the Bangamata U-19 Women's International Gold Cup after the organisers, Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF), decided to postpone the final due to cyclonic storm Fani.

  • Bangladesh storm into final

    Bangladesh set up a final clash against Laos in the Bangamata U-19 Women’s International Gold Cup with an emphatic 3-0 win over Mongolia in the second semifinal at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today.

  • Murders he wrote

    A politically-affiliated murderer may just be planning his big comeback. At least that is what the locals in his area believe. For them, it is a nightmare come true.

  • ‘Bangladesh favourites to lift the trophy’

    Almost everyone believes that when Bangladesh kick off the inaugural Bangamata U-19 Women’s International Gold Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium tomorrow, they will be the favourites to lift the trophy.

  • Bangladesh get Laos in qualifiers

    Bangladesh will play against Laos in the first round of the preliminary joint qualifiers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, the draw of which was held at the AFC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia today.