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BUP STUDENT DIES IN ROAD CRASH NEAR BASHUNDHARA, BUS TORCHED

A student of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) was killed after a bus ran him over at Nodda near Bashundhara Residential area in Dhaka...

GATCO CASE: KHALEDA NOT PRODUCED AT COURT FOR ILLNESS

A Dhaka court yesterday deferred until April 17 the hearing on charge framing against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and 16 others in the Gatco...

ONE OF 7 KIDNAPPED INDIANS RETURNS HOME FROM AFGHANISTAN

One of the seven Indian nationals has safely returned to India ten months after being kidnapped in northern Baghlan province, the India’s External Affairs...

AFTER QUITTING ‘FREE MADHES’ CAMPAIGN, CK RAUT LAUNCHES A NEW PARTY

Six years of struggle to generate momentum for creating a separate Madhes. In and out of jail for about a dozen times on various...

WORLD BANK SEES PAKISTAN’S POTENTIAL TO BE A $2TR ECONOMY

Pakistan could become a $2 trillion economy in the next 28 years if it remains steadfast in its reforms and manages to reduce its...

ELECTIONS 2019 LIVE NEWS UPDATES: ‘MODI NO MORE A CHAIWALA’: MAYAWATI’S...

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi who embarked on day two of her boat yatra, Tuesday rejected Yogi Adityanath’s two-year governance report calling it an “illusion.”...

AFGHANS WILL NOT ACCEPT ISLAMIC EMIRATE SYSTEM: POLITICAL PARTIES

Representatives of Afghanistan’s mainstream political parties on Monday said that protection of the republic system should be a red line in the peace talks...

India-Maldives agree to strengthen connectivity, regional maritime security

India and the Maldives have agreed on a broad spectrum of issues for further collaboration including strengthening connectivity and coordination to maintain regional maritime...

Myanmar military court to probe Rohingya atrocity allegations

Myanmar’s army said on Monday it had set up a military court to investigate its conduct during a crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority...

Nepal-China railway: Ministry seeks Rs 17 billion to conduct feasibility study

Ministry of Transportation and Physical Infrastructure has sought Rs 17 billion to conduct the feasibility study of the Nepal-China railway. Secretary Madhusudan Adhikari informed members...

Pakistan FM stresses meaningful dialogue among regional players

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday stressed upon the need for a meaningful dialogue between neighbouring countries to ensure peace in South...

Taliban capture about 150 Afghan soldiers after chase into Turkmenistan

The Taleban carried out the biggest known capture of Afghan soldiers of the war, taking 150 prisoners after they chased units into neighbouring Turkmenistan...

Amid anti-India protests, Maldives assures India of sensitive approach to its...

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj made her maiden visit to Maldives and reiterated India’s position on the island nation, terming ties between the two countries as a highly

FUTURE OF ROHINGYAS LIES IN THEIR RETURN WITH FULL RESTORATION OF...

UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Volker Turkhas has laid emphasis on safe and dignified return of Rohingya people to their place of origin...

PEACE JIRGA WILL REFLECT GREATER VOICE OF AFGHANS: TAHERI

A spokesman for the High Peace Council (HPC), Ehsan Taheri, on Sunday said that work has started on the selection of delegates for the...

GOVT BEGINS CONSULTING PARTIES ON NAP IMPLEMENTATION

Nearly two weeks before expiry of the two-year term of the military courts set up in the country to try civilians on terrorism charges,...

COUNTRY SHOULD NOT CO-SPONSOR NEW UNHRC RESOLUTION: MR

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday that Sri Lanka should not co-sponsor the UNHRC resolution coming up this time. Issuing a statement, he said the...

FM QURESHI ARRIVES IN CHINA ON THREE-DAY VISIT

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi reached China on a three-day visit on Monday. The foreign minister will attend the first Pakistan-China Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue...

5 BANGLADESHIS CONFIRMED DEAD

Five Bangladesh nationals have been confirmed dead in Friday's terror attacks in New Zealand mosques. Three more bodies of Bangladesh nationals were identified as Mozammel...

‘MULTIPLICITY OF INITIATIVES’ A PROBLEM FOR PEACE: DAUDZAI

Umer Daudzai, President Ashraf Ghani’s Special Envoy on Regional Affairs for Consensus on Peace, who addressed an event at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

GOVERNMENT’S BID TO VEST POWER TO DEPLOY ARMY IN PRIME MINISTER...

The recent government move to further empower the prime minister through legal means has drawn flak from various quarters of society and political parties. The...