63 jute mills remain inoperative: Minister

Sixty-three jute mills in Bangladesh remained inoperative, textiles and jute minister Golam Dastagir Gazi told the Parliament on Tuesday.

No bar on Swedish Academy for conferring 2018 literature Nobel

Two Nobel prizes will be awarded for literature this year after the Swedish literary academy that chooses the winner cleaned house following scandals that prevented last year’s

Arundhati’s talks now at new venue

The organisers of Chobi Mela 2019 have arranged a new venue for holding Indian writer Arundhati Roy’s ‘Utmost Everything in conversation with’.The talk will now be held on

Two Bangladeshi pilgrims killed in Madinah road accident

Two Bangladeshi nationals, who went to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, were killed in a road accident at Wadi-e-Jinn in Madinah on Monday.

London HIV patient becomes world's second AIDS cure hope

An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor,

TIB needs to focus on solutions to various problems: ACC chief

Dhaka: Instead of only finding problems, the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) should also focus on ways to resolve the issues, Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman Iqbal

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