UN: Plastic waste pact approved with US among few holdouts

Almost every country in the world has agreed on a legally binding framework for reducing polluting plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception, United Nations

Patient dies of ‘wrong treatment’, hospital vandalised in Lakshmipur

Relatives of a patient went on a rampage and vandalised a hospital in Lakshmipur on Saturday morning following the death of a patient due to alleged wrong treatment. Quoting

Rape accused killed in Meherpur ‘gunfight’

A man, who was accused of rape, was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Garadob village in Gangni upazila early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Yakub Ali Kajal,

180 nations agree UN deal to regulate export of plastic waste

Around 180 governments on Friday agreed on a new UN accord to regulate the export of plastic waste, some eight million tonnes of which ends up in the oceans each year, organisers

Nisho’s mother to receive ‘Gorbini Ma’ award

On the occasion of Mother’s Day tomorrow, the Universal Medical College Hospital will host the ‘Gorbini Ma’ award ceremony for the sixth time. DhakaLive has news that

Dramatic hiking spots in US to see bigger crowds

One of the most exclusive and dramatic hiking spots in the southwestern United States could see bigger crowds under a new proposal unveiled Wednesday. The Bureau of Land

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