President Xi congratulates president-elect Joe BidenPresident Xi Jinping today "congratulated" president-elect Joe Biden for winning US elections on November 3, Chinese state media reported.
23:44 25 November 2020
Israel attacks Damascus from occupying Golan heightSyria’s military says Israeli warplanes have bombed locations south of the capital Damascus in the second such attack in a week.
20:09 25 November 2020
Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to become world`s second-richest personTesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has toppled Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates as the world’s second-richest person.
20:05 25 November 2020
BD to get $500m more WB fund for vaccine procurementThe World Bank (WB) has assured Bangladesh of providing US$500 million worth of funds for procuring coronavirus vaccine to be to inoculated all citizens gradually, officials said on Monday.
19:56 25 November 2020
UAE bans new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim statesThe United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim-majority countries, including Iran, Syria and Somalia, according to a document issued by a state-owned business park.
19:46 25 November 2020
Chargesheet filed against Rupayan chairman among 18The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has approved chargesheets against 18 people, including the chairman of the Rupayan Group, for allegedly falsifying the design of the FR tower in the capital`s Banani. At the same time, 8 new accused have been released and 5 new ones have been included in the chargesheet.
19:18 25 November 2020
500 Rohingya families accompanied with 23 local NGOs to be shifted to Bhasan Char in 1st week of DecemberMore than 1,200 Rohingyas from 500 families living in camps in Ukhia and Teknaf of Cox`s Bazar will be shifted to Bhasan Char in the first week of December. The decision was taken in an internal meeting at the Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner`s (RRRC) Office in Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday.
18:45 25 November 2020
Mouthwash that kills coronavirus within 30 secondsUnilever Bangladesh, the country’s leading fast-moving consumer goods company, is set to come up with a mouthwash that will kill 99.9 per cent of coronavirus after 30 seconds of rinsing soon. Called the Pepsodent Germicheck Mouth Rinse Liquid, the product’s launch comes at a time when the spectre of a second wave of coronavirus is revving up to sweep across the country.
18:05 25 November 2020
Death toll mounts to 6,487The country`s death toll from the virus now stands at 6,487 and the number of coronavirus cases stands at 454,146.
16:37 25 November 2020
Bangladesh to get 68m vaccine under COVAX facility by next yrBangladesh will get 68 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from the Gavi-- The Vaccine Alliance -- under the global arrangement called Covax facility within 2021.
16:21 25 November 2020
‘Castration’ for rapist gets cabinet approval in PakistanTo curb increasing rape incidents in the country, the federal cabinet of Pakistan on Tuesday approved in principle two anti-rape ordinances that “change the definition of rape” and are aimed at awarding exemplary punishment to rapists, including chemical castration and hanging, but not in public.
16:11 25 November 2020
3 to walk gallows for murder after rape in ShariatpurA court has sentenced three people to death in a case of gang-rape and murder of a housewife in Shariatpur`s Damudya upazila. The court also fined each of them Tk 50,000. After the verdict was announced, the convicted three were sent to jail. The other nine accused were acquitted.
15:08 25 November 2020
HSC result comprising 75pc SSC, 25pc JSC pointsEducation Minister Dipu Moni has said that the results of this year`s HSC and equivalent examinations will be made by evaluating 75 percent of SSC and 25 percent of JSC results. The result will be released by December, she added.
13:41 25 November 2020
America is back: BidenThe six women and men Biden has chosen to be his key diplomats and intelligence advisors said they would implement a return to multilateralism, global cooperation and fighting climate change after four years of Trump`s go-it-alone policies.
13:15 25 November 2020
Probe report against ex-VP Nur among 6 Dec 17The court has fixed December 17 for the submission of the investigation report against six people, including former vice-president (VP) of the Dhaka University Central Students` Union (DUCSU) Nurul Haque Nur, in a rape case.
13:11 25 November 2020