• Trump hopes to visit Bangladesh

    RIYADH : US President Donald Trump has expressed hope to visit Bangladesh as he exchanged greetings with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during the Arab Islamic-American (AIA) Summit in the Saudi capital on Sunday. “Yes I would come (to Bangladesh),” Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque quoted the US president as saying while briefing reporters after the … বিস্তারিত »

  • Researcher finds ‘kill switch’ for cyberattack ransomeware

    HONG KONG : A cybersecurity researcher appears to have discovered a “kill switch” that can prevent the spread of the WannaCry ransomware — for now — that has caused the cyberattacks wreaking havoc globally, they told AFP Saturday. The researcher, tweeting as @MalwareTechBlog, said the discovery was accidental, but that registering a domain name used … বিস্তারিত »

  • Bangladesh uses tough laws to crack down on dissent: Amnesty

    Dhaka : Bangladesh is using ‘draconian’ internet laws to crack down on dissent, curb public debate and criticism and harass and prosecute journalists, Amnesty International said on Tuesday. ‘The Bangladeshi government treats journalism as if it were a crime,’ said Olof Blomqvist, the group’s researcher, in a report entitled ‘Caught between fear and repression: Attacks … বিস্তারিত »

  • David Cameron joins roundtable discussion

    Dhaka : Former British Prime Minister David Cameron attended a roundtable discussion with Bangladeshi civil society members, economists and business leaders here on Thursday. The roundtable discussion, titled ‘Fragility, growth and development: Bangladesh’s progress’, began at a city hotel at 2:35pm. The Bangladesh chapter of International Growth Centre (IGC) hosted the roundtable. Prominent economist Rehman … বিস্তারিত »

  • At least 37 killed in Indian heatwave

    NEW DELHI : Intense heatwave has gripped India with mercury soaring to 45 degrees in some parts of the country, meteorological department officials said Thursday. In the southern state of Telangana, at least 37 people have died due to the heatwave since the beginning of this month, India’s official broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) said. “Yesterday, … বিস্তারিত »

  • Dhaka-Thimphu to work in power, water resources & connectivity

    DHAKA : Bangladesh and Bhutan have reaffirmed to further consolidate bilateral ties and agreed to work bilaterally and sub- regionally to boost cooperation in the areas of power, water resources, and connectivity for mutual benefit. A joint statement issued after the three-day state visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Bhutan said today that the … বিস্তারিত »