• 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 »

  • Extreme religious acts mark Good Friday in Philippines

    Philippines : Whipping their backs to a bloody state and nailing themselves to crosses, devotees in the fervently Catholic Philippines marked Good Friday with extreme acts of faith that have become tourist attractions. In towns north of Manila at least five people were nailed to crosses, while in an island to the south hundreds of … বিস্তারিত »

  • Sheikh Hasina stresses fraternity among SA nations for prosperity

    NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today stressed friendly relationship among South Asian nations to free the region from poverty and ensure prosperity of teeming millions as she was accorded a reception by India Foundation at the fag-end of her four-day New Delhi visit. “Friendship always gives a good opportunity for the people’s wellbeing,” … বিস্তারিত »

  • Deals signed with India for welfare of people, region

    NEW DELHI : Coming down heavily on BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for her comments that the government has sold the country by signing agreements with India, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said here today that whatever deals the two countries inked are for the overall welfare of the people and the region. “Those who are saying … বিস্তারিত »

  • Canada snow slide kills five SKoreans

    MONTREAL : Five climbers from South Korea fell to their deaths from a snow ledge that gave way near Vancouver, police said Sunday. Weather conditions in the area, north of Vancouver, have been harsh and unstable since Friday. On Saturday afternoon a hiker contacted authorities concerned because of the collapse of the cornice on the … বিস্তারিত »

  • State of emergency in Egypt after IS church bombings kill 44

    CAIRO : Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced a three-month state of emergency following twin church bombings by the Islamic State group that killed dozens on Palm Sunday, the deadliest attacks on the minority in recent memory. The attacks in the Nile Delta cities of Tanta and Alexandria followed a Cairo church bombing in December … বিস্তারিত »

  • Mamata calls on PM

    NEW DELHI : Chief Minister of Indian State of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee called on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Rashtrapati Bhaban here yesterday evening. PM’s Principal Secretary Dr Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury said the much- hyped issue of signing of the Teesta water sharing deal between Bangladesh and India came up for the … বিস্তারিত »

  • ‘Mowgli girl’ may not have been raised by monkeys

    News Desk : The Indian Mowgli girl of Uttar Pradesh may not have been brought up by a troop of monkeys, as was previously thought. The girl, around 8 years old, was found abandoned in Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary in January. She had matted hair, wounds on her body and was wearing underwear when a forest … বিস্তারিত »