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She dreamt of an elephant, her farmer husband got her one

Dulal Chandra Roy, a doting husband from Lalmonirhat’s Panchagram union, sold his land and gifted his wife an elephant,...

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s write-up on climate published in The Guardian

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has come up with an article published in the respected British daily The Guardian making...

More than 150 nations join global vaccine plan but US, China absent

Some 156 nations have joined a global scheme for fair distribution of future vaccines against COVID-19, an alliance led...

Dozens killed in bloodiest Afghanistan clashes since peace talks began

At least 57 members of the Afghan security forces were killed and dozens injured in overnight clashes with Taliban...

IPL: Royal Challengers beat Sunrisers by 10 runs

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match...

Sports

Bangladesh appoint Craig McMillan as batting consultant for Sri Lanka tour

Bangladesh on Tuesday named former New Zealand Test player Craig McMillan as batting consultant for their series in Sri...

Anderson kept waiting for 600th wicket as Pakistan frustrate England

James Anderson was left just one shy of becoming only the fourth bowler to take 600 Test wickets as...

Zak Crawley’s ton makes it England’s day in final Test against Pakistan

Zak Crawley struck his maiden Test century as England established a strong position on the opening day of their...

Economy

EU’s incentives for jobless Bangladesh clothing factory workers ‘stuck’ in indecision

Uncertainty clouds the fate of the European Union’s €117 million in incentives to help out Bangladesh's apparel factory workers...

Japan keen to invest more in Bangladesh

Japan has expressed its keenness to invest more in Bangladesh considering the ongoing favorable investment friendly environment in the...

American Airlines to lay off 19,000 workers in October without new aid

American Airlines warned Tuesday it will lay off around 19,000 workers on October 1 after federal aid expires unless...

Football

Historic Ronaldo puts Juve on brink of ninth straight Serie A title

Cristiano Ronaldo put Juventus on the brink of a ninth consecutive Italian league title on Monday after he scored...

Setien accepts Messi rant, believes Barca can win CL

Quique Setien said on Saturday he does not feel undermined by Lionel Messi's damning review of Barcelona's season and...

Aubameyang stuns City as Arsenal reach record 21st FA Cup final

Mikel Arteta hailed Arsenal’s “great chemistry” as the secret to their shock 2-0 win over Manchester City as Pierre-Emerick...

She dreamt of an elephant, her farmer husband got her one

Dulal Chandra Roy, a doting husband from Lalmonirhat’s Panchagram...

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More than 150 nations join global vaccine plan but US, China absent

Some 156 nations have joined a global scheme for fair distribution of future vaccines against COVID-19, an alliance led...

Herd immunity unviable, Covid-19 vaccine the only solution

With coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases crossing 30 million globally, the appeal of herd immunity as an end to the...

Bangladesh confirms 41 coronavirus deaths and 1,827 fresh cases

Bangladesh reported 41 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 4,479. According...

World News

More than 150 nations join global vaccine plan but US, China absent

Some 156 nations have joined a global scheme for fair distribution of future vaccines...

Dozens killed in bloodiest Afghanistan clashes since peace talks began

At least 57 members of the Afghan security forces were killed and dozens injured...

New Japan PM Suga holds phone talks with Trump

Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga held his first talks with U.S. President Donald Trump...

Taj Mahal reopens even as India cases soar

The Taj Mahal reopens to visitors on Monday in a symbolic business-as-usual gesture, even...

World Politics

New Japan PM Suga holds phone talks with Trump

Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga held his first talks...

Biden urges no Supreme Court vote before election

Democratic hopeful Joe Biden on Sunday urged lawmakers to...

Opposition’s role is crucial in advancing democratic system: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the...

Biden campaign raised $364 million in August, breaking record

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden raised more the $364...

Trump pays ‘highest respect’ to resigning Japanese PM Abe

US President Donald Trump on Friday paid his “highest...

Entertainment

Veteran actor Sadek Bachchu dies with Covid-19

Veteran actor Sadek Bachchu has died from coronavirus infection at Mohakhali's Universal Medical College...

Kangana Ranaut to meet Maharashtra Governor today

Bollywood Actor Kangana Ranaut will meet Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan...

Bollywwod actor Akshay Kumar reveals he drinks cow urine daily

Bollywwod actor Akshay Kumar is unquestionably one of the fittest actors in Bollywood. He...

Karan, Aditya, Mahesh ‘killed Sushant’: Kangana

In an explosive allegation, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut named filmmakers Karan Johar, Aditya Chopra...

Planet Earth

Heavy rain upstream may worsen flood

The moderate-to-heavy rain in the southwestern and south-central coastal regions may worsen the ongoing...

38 dead as torrential rains, floods hit Pakistan

At least 38 people were dead in the recent spell of heavy rain and...

Flood situation improves further in Ganges basin

The overall flood situation continues to improve in the affected districts in Rajshahi division...

Light to moderate rain likely: Met Office

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Tuesday forecast light to moderate rain or thundershowers for...

Crime & Investigations

Arms case: Indictment hearing against Papia, her husband today

A Dhaka court is set to hold hearing on charge framing on Sunday in...

BFIU orders freeze of accounts of SP Masud, OC Pradeep

Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) has directed the commercial banks to freeze the accounts...

Slain Maj (retd) Sinha’s mother satisfied with investigation progress

Nasima Akhter, mother of slain major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan, has expressed satisfaction...

Anti-Corruption Commission grills MP Papul’s wife Selina Islam

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday interrogated independent lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam Papul's wife...

Business

Trump vows to block any TikTok deal that allows Chinese control

A deal to restructure ownership of the popular video app TikTok was thrown into...

Govt withdraws 5pc import duty on onion

The government has withdrawn 5 percent duty on onion import to reduce the price...

Onion market may heat up again

The prices of onion are likely to increase in the country again as a...

French PM unveils 160,000 new jobs target

French Prime Minister Jean Castex pledged Thursday to create 160,000 new jobs in 2021...

Bangladesh Politics

Opposition’s role is crucial in advancing democratic system: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the role of a strong opposition...

Zia was just ‘footnote’ of history, not a hero: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said BNP founder Ziaur Rahman was “just...

Zia perpetrated assassination of Bangabandhu: Anisul

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq today said from the chronology of...

BNP marks former prime minister Khaleda zia’s birthday with prayers

Unlike previous years, BNP yesterday celebrated its chairperson Khaleda Zia’s 71st birthday through holding...