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  • 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.

  • Bangladesh in the post-industrial world

    Bangladesh in the post-industrial world

    Bangladesh's economic performance over the last decade has garnered praise from the international community. Multilateral

  • With 'Lever Ayush Hajaro Konthe Borsohboron 1426'

    Bhutan PM enjoys the Bangla New Year

    The spirit of our cultural festivity filled the air as the rays of the early morning sun of the Bangla New Year 1426, beamed with the

  • Bhutan Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering

    Bhutan thanks Bangladesh for opportunities for its students

    Prime Minister of Bhutan Dr Lotay Tshering has thanked the Bangladesh government for providing opportunities to Bhutanese students to pursue higher education, especially in the field of medicine.

  • Maitree Express train hits truck

    Three killed as Maitree Express rams minitruck

    Three people were killed as Dhaka-bound international passenger train Maitree Express rammed a mini-truck at an “unauthorised” level crossing in Kamarkhand upazila of Sirajganj yesterday afternoon.

  • Dhaka Thimpu bilateral meeting

    Duty-free, quota-free access dominate bilateral talks

    Bangladesh and Bhutan yesterday agreed in principle to work on duty- and quota-free access of a number of goods of the two countries to each other's market for mutual benefits.

  • Carrying flammable substances inside Sundarbans banned

    Bangladesh has prohibited carrying any type of flammable substances inside the Sundarbans to prevent occurrences of fire at the world heritage site in summer.

  • Obaidul Quader likely to be moved to cabin

    Quader may be released from hospital on Friday or Saturday

    Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, who is now undergoing treatment at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore, is likely to get clearance from the hospital on Friday or Saturday next.

  • ‘Establish equality in digital marketing ecosystem’

    Speakers at a roundtable call upon the authorities concerned to establish equality in the country’s digital marketing ecosystem.

  • Rain in Bangladesh

    Rain, thundershower likely over country

    Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at many places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal and Chattogram divisions with hails at isolated places.

  • 12 persons, 1 organisation receive Independence Award

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has handed over the Independence Award, the country's highest state honour, to 12 personalities and one organisation in recognition of their remarkable contributions to the nation.

  • Indigenous people and Dalits face discrimination

    Indigenous, Dalits face discrimination: TIB

    The indigenous people and Dalits in Bangladesh face discrimination and deprivation in their rights to basic amenities from the state, says Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB).

  • Rohingya refugees

    ‘No money offered to Rohingyas in Bangladesh’

    China has not offered Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh money to repatriate to Myanmar, says an official of Chinese embassy in Dhaka. The latest development came after the BenarNews reported that a delegation of officials from Beijing had promised refugee families up to USD $6,000 each if they returned to Rakhine state.

  • Saudi Investment: Dhaka places $35b proposal

    The $35 billion investment proposal submitted by Dhaka to Riyadh will be reviewed by a joint working committee headed by a senior minister of Saudi Arabia.

  • bangladesh saudi arabia investment relations

    Saudi Arabia keen to boost economic ties with Bangladesh

    The Saudi government is working to explore the huge business potentials between Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia and also keen to enhance commerce and investment relations with Bangladesh.

  • Bangladesh signed 2 deal and 4 MoUs with Saudi Arabia

    2 deals, 4 MoUs signed with Saudi Arabia

    Bangladesh has signed two agreements and four memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with Saudi Arabia.

  • Wagner five-for puts Kiwis in command despite Tamim ton

    Neil Wagner finished with a five-wicket haul as New Zealand ripped through the Bangladesh tail to counter Tamim Iqbal's virtuoso century on day one of the first Test in Hamilton on Thursday.

  • Facebook

    Jabbar urges Facebook for setting up office in Bangladesh

    Telecom and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar has urged the Facebook authority to establish an office in Dhaka to run their smooth business in Bangladesh.

  • 5.4-magnitude earthquake rocks northeastern Bangladesh

    Light earthquake felt in Bangladesh

    The light tremor, measuring 4.1 magnitude on the Richter scale, is felt in different parts of the country including the capital.

  • Why Bangladesh overtook Pakistan

    Why Bangladesh overtook Pakistan

    Bangladesh is not some Scandinavian heaven. It is poor and overpopulated, undereducated and corrupt, frequented by natural catastrophes, experiences occasional terrorism, and the farcical nature of its democracy was exposed in the December 2018 elections.

  • Elephants face 'time bomb' in Bangladesh

    Standing atop an elephant watch-tower on the outskirts of the sprawling Rohingya refugee settlement in Cox's Bazar, Nur Islam takes great pride in keeping his people safe.

  • Malaysian firm to be sued for not paying Bangladeshi workers

    The Malaysian government initiated legal action against WRP Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd to court for withholding the salaries of its workers from Bangladesh and Nepal.

  • Bangladeshi killed by BSF across border

    Indian Border Security Force yesterday shot dead a Bangladeshi national inside their territory along the Dharmagar border in Thakurgaon's Ranisankail upazila.

  • Readymade Garment Sector: Revised wage sees protests subside

    The magnitude of unrest in Bangladesh’s garments industry comes down after yesterday’s revision of wages and threats of factory closure.

  • Breathe Healthy!!!

    Breathe healthy and ensure the safest air for your family! We try to guarantee all kind of safety for our loved ones, for our kids, for our family like safe home, safe drinking water and so on. But have we thought about the air we are inhaling every second? Are you and your family breathing safely?