• Trump unleashes attack on US civil rights icon

    International Desk : President-elect Donald Trump lashed out Saturday at a prominent civil rights icon and lawmaker who said he is skipping next week’s inauguration ceremony because he sees the New York businessman’s election as illegitimate. Trump aimed his latest Twitter blast at longtime congressman John Lewis and the majority-black district in Georgia he represents, … বিস্তারিত »

  • Myanmar seeks talks for repatriation of only new arrivals

    Dhaka: Myanmar wants to start consultations for verification and repatriation of only those ‘who are proved to have fled from Myanmar’ since October 9 last though Bangladesh demands taking back all the documented and undocumented Myanmar nationals with new arrivals. Around 65,000 people fled Myanmar and entered Bangladesh since October 9 last and the influx … বিস্তারিত »

  • Strong 6.1 earthquake off coast of Fiji

    International Desk : A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Fiji on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The quake, recorded at 6:11 pm (0611 GMT) was centred 152 kilometres (94 miles) southwest of Nadi and 238 kilometres from the capital Suva at a depth … বিস্তারিত »

  • US envoy warns against cutting funding to UN

    International Desk : US Ambassador Samantha Power on Friday warned that cutting US funding to the United Nations would be “extremely detrimental” to American interests, one week before Donald Trump’s administration takes office. Addressing her final news conference, Power told reporters that “countries like Russia and China” would benefit from Washington’s reduced standing at the United … বিস্তারিত »

  • Indian soldier kills three colleagues

    International Desk : A paramilitary soldier from one of India’s elite security units shot dead three colleagues and injured another on Thursday in an apparent row over leave, police said. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) soldier fired indiscriminately at four senior officers at the barracks in Aurangabad district in eastern India’s Bihar state before … বিস্তারিত »

  • Gunman screaming ‘Allahu Akbar’ opens fire in Spanish market

    International Desk, : A gunman wearing a makeshift suicide vest allegedly screamed ‘Allahu Akbar’ as he opened fire in a Spanish supermarket, reports Daily Mail. ‘The attacker, reportedly carrying gasoline and gunpowder in his pockets, walked into the Mercadona shop, in the As Lagoas district of Ourense, before firing shots into the air.’ ‘Several … বিস্তারিত »

  • Trump says for first time: I think Russia hacked Dems

    Washington :  President-elect Donald Trump speculated Wednesday that U.S. intelligence agencies might have leaked details about a classified briefing with him that included unsubstantiated allegations that Russia had collected compromising sexual and financial information about him. He said any such information was not true: “It’s all fake news. It’s phony stuff. It didn’t happen.” “I … বিস্তারিত »

  • Rain slackens across Thailand’s flood-hit south

    SURAT THANI : Heavy rain responsible for floods across southern Thailand eased Wednesday, leaving residents to pick through damaged homes and ruined fields wrought by the 10-day deluge. Record downpours have submerged vast swathes of Thailand’s agricultural south since the beginning of the month, leaving at least 31 dead and affecting 1.1 million people. The … বিস্তারিত »

  • Something ‘fishy’ going on at LA sushi restaurants: study

    LOS ANGELES : Next time you order halibut, red snapper or yellowfin tuna at a sushi restaurant in the Los Angeles area, you may want to ask for proof of what’s on your plate. According to a four-year study published on Wednesday by researchers at the University of California Los Angeles and Loyola Marymount University, … বিস্তারিত »

  • Thousands flee fighting on Myanmar’s border with China

    YANGON : Thousands of people fled heavy fighting on Myanmar’s northern border with China overnight, activists said Wednesday, as the government blocked a senior UN official from visiting the area. Clashes between the army and ethnic minority militias in Myanmar’s borderlands have intensified in recent months, undercutting Aung San Suu Kyi’s vow to bring peace … বিস্তারিত »