Cumilla court turns down Khaleda’s bail plea

A court here on Monday rejected the bail petition of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case over the killing of eight people in an arson attack on a bus in 2015.

AL starts selling nomination papers for Upazila polls

Awami League started the sale of nomination forms on Monday among those who want to contest the first-phase upazila elections to be held on March 10 on party tickets. The sale of

Special lab soon to check food adulteration: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the government will set up a specialised laboratory in the country to check food adulteration. "A specialised laboratory for food

Venezuela’s Guaido pressures Maduro over humanitarian aid

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido was yesterday set to announce a date for the arrival of humanitarian aid to the crisis-wracked country—a path President Nicolas Maduro

28 Haitians dead after ship sinks off Bahamas

At least 28 Haitians have drowned off the coast of Abaco in the Bahamas, officials said Sunday, the latest tragedy at sea for migrants seeking to leave the Caribbean is poorest

Karen rebels mark 70th anniversary of struggle

Thousands of people sporting traditional ethnic costumes and Karen rebel fighters showing off their guns marched, sang and danced last week to celebrate 70 years since the start

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