An exhibition was held recently by Elora Parvin, who presented hand-stitched portraits of famous personalities throughout global history, at Drik gallery in Dhanmondi. Th
I am currently working on a series that has a total of seven episodes in it, directed by Shahriar Sumon. We’ve been shooting in Pubail, and we will be done in a few mo
The third solo miniature art exhibition titled Life and the Narrative of Time-1 by artist-professor Dr Hira Sobahan is underway at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhak
Europe’s Galileosatellite position system, a future rival of the American GPS network, has been out of service since Friday, its oversight
A Canadiancitizen detained in China is being held on drug-related offences, Beijing said yesterday, at a time of tense relations between
Ebola’s arrival in eastern Congo’s main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near
Commercial baby foods often contain too much sugar and display confusing ingredient lists, according to a UN report that proposed new
Anti-government protesters who fought police inside a Hong Kong shopping mall were “rioters”, the finance hub’s pro-Beijing leader
China’s government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with US firms selling arms to Taiwan, China’s Foreign Ministry said
A private radio station in Afghanistan has shut down after numerous threats from a suspected Taliban commander who objected to
International drug syndicates orchestrated Sri Lanka’s deadly Easter Sunday bombings, the country’s leader claimed yesterday, despite
At least 10 miners are trapped more than a kilometre (nearly a mile) underground after a fire started by an electrical short circuit in a
Four children took a stolen four-wheel drive on a 1,000-kilometre (620-mile) road trip across the Australian outback before being
South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma yesterday dismissed multiple graft allegations against him, telling a judicial inquiry he was
The US$142 millions Chandrayaan-2 mission was a prestigious one as it aimed to make India as the fourth nation in the world to land
US authorities launched small-scale operations seeking to arrest undocumented immigrants over the weekend in an apparent start to
Two people, arrested for their alleged involvement in killing Freedom Fighter Miah Mohammad Hasan Ali Reza, were placed on a three-day remand yesterday.
At least 15 people were injured in a clash between two groups of villages over establishing supremacy at Jugikandi village in Saltha upazila of the district on Sunday eve
A woman and her four-year-old daughter died from electrocution in Joypurhat’s Kalai upazila yesterday.
A Mymensingh court yesterday sentenced a young man to life term imprisonment for killing his younger sister over a family feud in 2014.
A Pabna court yesterday sent a man to jail in a case filed for raping a woman on July 2 in Chatmohar upazila.
Patients are being deprived of proper treatment at Bogura Chest Disease Hospital (CDH) as there is no doctor for chest disease at the 20-bed hospital for nearly 10 months
With flood situation worsening in different parts of the country, strong current in rivers including the Jamuna and Arial Kha eroding houses and properties of hundreds of
US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to “go back” where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another
Police arrested a man for allegedly raping his daughter-in-law in Chirirbandar upazila of Dinajpur on Sunday.
The government is taking time to make the Road Transport Act-2018 effective as it faces “pressure” from the transport leaders to change some of its provisions, offici
The High Court yesterday directed the government to conduct an enquiry against the Sonagazi Islamia Fazil Madrasa’s Governing Body chairman, in connection with the sexu
Two probe committees, formed by the housing and public works ministry, have found anomalies of Tk 36.4 crore in purchasing furniture and other household items for officia
Factories outside economic zones and designated places would not get new gas and electricity connections, said State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasr
Heartbroken New Zealanders expressed pride on Monday in the Black Caps’ fighting spirit after defeat to England in the Cricket World Cup final, but also bemusement at t
Stressing the importance of planned development in urban and rural areas, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said there is no scope to construct a building or set up an ind
A murder accused was stabbed to death by another right before a judge and police members inside a packed courtroom in Cumilla yesterday.
At least 10 people were killed and two injured when a Dhaka-bound train collided with a microbus carrying a bridal party at an unmanned level crossing in Sirajganj’s Ul
At least 2,100 educational institutions, mostly government primary schools, have closed due to severe flooding in 12 districts in a week.
Over the years, Bangladeshi stomachs have got accustomed to so many different polluting agents like fertiliser, melamine, formalin and carbide. And the list goes on and o
Hong Kong Police Commissioner condemns violence between forces and protestors
The Tethyan Copper Company (TCC) has said that it was willing to discuss the potential for a negotiated settlement with Pakistan over an almost $6 billion damages case de
Shehbaz Sharif, the President of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), said that he has decided to file a law suit against Daily Mail newspaper after the B
England captain was in a jovial mood as the hosts finally got their hands on the World Cup title, defeating New Zealand in the final after what was possibly the greatest
Most of the fatalities occurred as torrential rains hit Nepal, causing flooding and landslides.
Hello dear readers! How are you doing today? Here are the news headlines so far on July 15, 2019
The High Court has refused to accept four separate compliance reports from the government on the steps to stop pollution of Buriganga River, as there was no mention in th
The committee formed to investigate the irregularities at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant has found anomalies of Tk 36.4 crore in purchasing furniture and other household ite
The quest to advance American competitiveness could learn from a Reagan-era project.
Last week, two coalitions sent competing letters to the UN Human Rights Council criticizing or backing China's Xinjiang policies.
The Indian Navy is expected to make its first tranche of payments by the end of this month.
As survivors and bereaved families remember the victims of last year’s floods, residents prepare for another potentially deadly rainy season.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reiterates her call to Myanmar to begin the repatriation of forcibly displaced Rohingyas, saying that they (Myanmar) must take back their nat
England all-rounder Ben Stokes, the hero of the final for the hosts as they clinched their maiden World Cup trophy, said that he will be apologizing to Kiwis’ skipper K