Bangladesh team facing injury problems in South Africa

Pns: The Bangladesh cricket team, now touring South Africa to play a full-fledged series, facing injury problems ahead of the first match of the 2-Test series against the Proteas, beginning... Read More

Iran tests ballistic missile, defying US warnings

Pns: TEHRAN: Iran said on Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile in defiance of warnings from Washington that such activities were grounds for abandoning their... Read More

Prime Minister ‘doing politics’ over Rohingya issue: BNP

Pns: BNP on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is 'doing politics' over the Rohingya issue turning down their party's call for forging a national unity to face the crisis.... Read More

Crisis looms as rivers dying out

Pns: The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) and Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) estimate that some 1,300 small and large rivers once crisscrossed the country, but many... Read More

Mad dash takes toll on children

Pns: The scuffle for relief materials is taking a heavy toll on Rohingya children and teenagers. Such is the mad scramble for the paltry relief that many of them are ending up in hospitals with... Read More


Eid holidaymakers leave Dhaka in thousands

Pns: As yesterday was the last workday for employees and officials of government, semi-government and private offices before the Eid-ul-Azha, city dwellers started leaving for their respective... Read More

Secretary for revoking MCQ exam method

Pns: Secretary to the Education Ministry’s Secondary and Higher Secondary Division Sohrab Hossain has suggested the withdrawal of the MCQ method from the secondary and higher secondary level examinations. He came up with the suggestion at...

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Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh mark Eid after fleeing violence

Pns: Scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees offered Eid prayers on Saturday in Bangladesh, many of them recent arrivals fleeing a surge in communal violence in neighbouring Myanmar. The festival comes as renewed violence in Myanmar's Rakhine...

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Breathing dirty air may lead to kidney failure

Pns: Air pollution may increase the risk of chronic kidney disease, which can lead to the failure of the organ, a study has warned. Outdoor air pollution has long been linked to major health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer,...

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Child marriage prevention to be awarded

PNS: State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki on Thursday said that the government individuals and organizations for preventing child marriages.The issue of award would be included in the by-laws to be passed under the...

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Shakib best ODI all-rounder, believes Nasser

Pns: Though Ben Stokes has been impressive in limited-overs cricket, Nasser Hussain believes Shakib Al Hassan is superior to others. However, the former England captain believes Stokes will give Shakib close competition in the coming year, given...

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