• Myanmar says it killed Bangladeshi fisherman in self-defence

    Yangon/Cox’s Bazar : A Myanmar patrol boat opened fire on Bangladeshi fishermen, killing one, because it feared it was under attack, Myanmar state media said on Wednesday, in a report on the latest violence on the countries’ troubled border. A Bangladeshi security official said a complaint had been lodged over the early Monday shooting, the … বিস্তারিত »

  • Trump administration defends travel ban in court

    LOS ANGELES : The US Justice Department faced tough questioning Tuesday as it urged a court of appeals to reinstate President Donald Trump’s travel ban targeting citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries — put on hold by the courts last week. The latest twist in the legal showdown comes four days after a federal judge suspended … বিস্তারিত »

  • Apple, Google, Uber join fight against Trump travel ban

    Dozens of tech companies, including behemoths such as Apple, Google, and Facebook, are siding with Washington state and Minnesota as they fight President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and travellers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. The companies filed briefs late Sunday with a federal appellate court saying the Trump executive … বিস্তারিত »

  • Dhaka seeks int’l support for Rohingyas relocation in island

    DHAKA : Bangladesh today sought international supports for planned relocation of Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees at Thengar Char island turning it as their makeshift abode with better humanitarian assistance and minimize adverse impacts of their influx in southeastern region. “In order to ensure humanitarian assistance to the Myanmar Nationals, the Government of Bangladesh has decided to … বিস্তারিত »

  • 39 people killed in fires during Spring Festival

    BEIJING : A total of 39 people have been killed in fires during the week-long Spring Festival holiday, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said Saturday. During the vacation, 13,796 fires broke out around the country, a year-on-year drop of 11.8 percent, killing 39, a decrease of 26.4 percent, said the ministry. The MPS said … বিস্তারিত »

  • US judge temporarily blocks Trump’s travel ban nationwide

    Seattle, Feb 4, AP A U.S. judge on Friday imposed a nationwide hold on President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, siding with two states that had challenged the executive order that has launched legal battles across the country. U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle ruled that Washington … বিস্তারিত »

  • Bangladesh, Norway, Jordan hold anti-terrorism discussion at UN

    DHAKA : As part of the ‘zero tolerance policy’ of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh along with Norway and Jordan held discussion yesterday against terrorism at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York. The discussion focused on finding an effective way out to curb militancy, terrorism and violent extremism. Speaking on the occasion, Bangladesh … বিস্তারিত »

  • Solution to Rohingya crisis lies with Myanmar: Bernicat

    COX’S BAZAR : US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat today said the solution to the crisis evolved with Rohingyas lied with Myanmar as she visibly echoed the stance of Bangladesh and the international community on the issue. “Rohingya refugee crisis is the problem of Myanmar and they have to solve it,” she told newsmen after … বিস্তারিত »

  • Ivanka Trump criticized for wearing $5K designer dress

    Timing is everything in politics, as French Queen Marie Antoinette learned two centuries ago, and Ivanka Trump was reminded of over the weekend. “Let them eat cake!” mocked the tweets and Instagram comments on Trump’s accounts, after she posted pictures of herself and husband Jared Kushner dressed to the nines — she in a $5,000 … বিস্তারিত »

  • Four dead in shooting at Quebec City mosque

    International Desk : At least four people were killed after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Quebec City late Sunday, media reported. A Quebec police spokesman confirmed that there were people killed, but did not say how many. Two suspects in the shooting were arrested, he said.