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EU should adopt targeted punitive sanctions in Myanmar: MEPs

Stop persecuting Rohingya, they reiterate

Dhaka, Dec 14 (UNB) - The European Union (EU) and its member states should adopt targeted punitive sanctions as a matter of urgency against individualsRead More...

114 world bodies, 32 individuals call for protecting civilians in Rakhine

Dhaka, Dec 14 (UNB) – Some 114 renowned global organisations and 32 individuals on Thursday underscored the need for prioritising protection of the civilians in Rakhine and moving towards aRead More...

2 more cases filed against Mahmudur 

Brahmanbaria, Dec 14 (UNB)- Two more cases were filed on Thursday against acting editor of the Daily Amar Desh Mahmudur Rahman for his derogatory remarks about independence and sovereignty ofRead More...

Nasim urges department to complete work-in-progress

Dhaka, Dec 14 (UNB)- Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim on Thursday directed his ministry to prioritize the completion of  ongoing health projects across the country.

One can carry 8 handsets while returning from abroad

Dhaka, Dec 14 (UNB) - Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has decided to allow a person to carry maximum eight handsets while returning home from abroad.

One held for question paper leak

Dhaka, Dec 14 (UNB) - Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested an employee of a printing press from Indira Road on Thursday in connection with leaking of question papers of DhakaRead More...

Public awareness key to stop child marriage: Speaker  

Dhaka, Dec 14 (UNB) – Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Thursday enhancing public awareness alongside enforcement of laws is needed to resist child marriage inRead More...

Popular news of Bangladesh

Akayed Ullah ‘born and brought up in Dhaka’

Dhaka condemns Monday's incident in New York City

Dhaka, Dec 12 (UNB) – Arrested Akayed Ullah, who went to the US from Bangladesh in 2011 on a visa available to certain relatives of US citizens, was born and ...

Bank account now with only Tk 2; Daak Taka launched 

Rural people to be benefitted from new service, says Joy 

Dhaka, Dec 11 (UNB) – Prime Minister's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Monday launched a new mobile banking service named ‘Daak Taka’, saying the service will allow the country’s ...

PM sure of AL victory in next election

‘Don’t let the sure victory slip away’, she asks party followers

Paris (France), Dec 13 (UNB) – Confident about Awami League’s victory in the next national election, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the party leaders and activists to remain alert ...

New arrivals from Myanmar now 646,000: UN

‘Diphtheria rapidly spreading in Rohingya camps’

Dhaka, Dec 9 (UNB) – The number of Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since August 25 has now risen to 646,000, a big jump from the estimated number ...

ACC to grill 4 Abul Khair Group directors over graft allegations

Dhaka, Dec 11 (UNB) - The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will interrogate four directors of Abul Khair Group on December 21 and 24 next ...

France backs Bangladesh for solution to Rohingya crisis 

From Fahad Ferdous, UNB Staff Writer 

Paris (France), Dec 12 (UNB) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday assured Bangladesh of his country's humanitarian support and playing a due role in the UN and other international ...

BD draws global attention to Rohingya issue

Dhaka, Dec 9 (UNB) - Bangladesh has reiterated its support to the Rome Statute as it urges the world to bring an end to the culture of impunity and to ...

Indian war veterans due Thursday to join V Day celebrations

BD freedom fighters to attend V Day celebrations in Kolkata

Dhaka, Dec 13 (UNB) - An Indian delegation, comprising 27 war veterans and four serving officers, accompanied by their companions arrive here on Thursday to participate ...

President pays tribute to martyred intellectuals

Dhaka, Dec 14 (UNB) - President Abdul Hamid paid rich tributes to the martyred intellectuals by placing wreath at the Martyred Intellectuals’ Mausoleum at Mirpur in the capital on Thursday ...