UN expert calls for continued pressure on Myanmar

UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee on Wednesday implored the international community to maintain pressure on Myanmar amid a

No rickshaw to run on 3 Dhaka roads: Mayor

Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sayeed Khokon on Wednesday said the movement of rickshaws on three major roads in the capital will be restricted from July 7.

Smoking damages eyes as well as lungs, warn specialists

Millions of people in the UK are putting their sight at risk by continuing to smoke, warn specialists. Despite the clear connection, only one in five people recognise that smoking

ACC finds graft in 10 areas of railway

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday submitted a report to the railway ministry, identifying 10 railway sectors involved in corruption. “ACC also provided a 15 point

Key accused Nayan killed in ‘shootout’ with cops

Sabbir Ahmed Nayan, the key accused in the daylight murder of Barguna youth Rifat Sharif, was killed early yesterday in what police described as a shootout. Notably, Nayan and his

Defiant Tigers’ WC hopes end with 28-run defeat to India

India opener Rohit Sharma hit his fourth century of the World Cup as Virat Kohli is side booked their place in the semifinals with a 28-run win over Bangladesh at Edgbaston

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