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CHAI BREAK: 19 OCTOBER

Wake up and smell the coffee! Or the chai, if you prefer. Start the day with this virtual visit to the delightful cafes, bistros and restaurants of th...

MODI INVITED TO JOIN 26 MARCH PROGRAMME IN PERSON

Bangladesh has invited Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to visit Bangladesh on 26 March in person to jointly celebrate the Independence Day of Bang...

SHEIKH HASINA SENDS DURGA PUJA GIFTS TO MAMATA

On the occasion of the upcoming Durga Puja, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent presents to the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The PM'...

FM SEEKS THE PHILIPPINES’ COOPERATION ON ROHINGYA REPATRIA...

Newly constructed buildings stand on Bhasan Char in Noakhali district, in the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. The island is built to accommodate 100,000 pe...

TOP US ECONOMIST PRAISES PAKISTAN’S HANDLING OF PANDEMIC

A top US economist has lauded Pakistan’s efforts against the novel coronavirus pandemic that challenged the world's major economies. Lawrence H...

ABDULLAH MEETS IRANIAN FM ZARIF, DISCUSSES AFGHAN PEACE

Abdullah Abdullah, the chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, traveled to Iran on Sunday and met with Iranian Foreign Affairs Minis...

TALIBAN BLAMES US FORCES FOR VIOLATING DOHA AGREEMENT

The Taliban has blamed the United States forces in Afghanistan for violating the deal the two sides signed in Doha back in February, something that cr...

Suga's Vietnam visit to spur global race for investment de...

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga arrived in Hanoi on Sunday to start a four-day trip to Vietnam and Indonesia.   © Kyodo Jap...

Arms embargo on Iran expires despite US opposition

The end of the embargo means Iran will legally be able to buy and sell conventional arms, including missiles, helicopters and tanks [File: West Asia...

Indian & Sri Lankan Navy to hold 3-day military exercise t...

The navies of India and Sri Lanka will conduct a three-day military exercise off Trincomalee beginning Monday, in a show of growing congruence in thei...

India set to lose Farzad-B gas field in Iran

India has all but lost the ONGC Videsh Ltd-discovered Farzad-B gas field in the Persian Gulf after Iran decided to prefer domestic companies over fore...

Pakistan rejects 'baseless' Armenia claims

Pakistan has denied its involvement in the ongoing Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, following a claim by the Armenian prime minister that Pakistani troops...

Rickshaw driver's son beats odds to join famed UK ballet s...

Kamal Singh did not even know what ballet was when he turned up nervously at the Imperial Fernando Ballet School, in Delhi, during the summer of 2016....

Committed to ensuring the Maldives' continued independence...

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih stated that his administration is committed to ensuring the Maldives' continued independence and sovereignty; and citi...

Nepali police officer found murdered near India border

A Nepal Police officer on duty has been found murdered near the Nepal-India border in Kailali district on Sunday morning. The dead body of Assistant...

Deadly car bomb attack outside Afghanistan police headquar...

At least 12 civilians have been killed and more than 100 people wounded after a car bomb explosion in Afghanistan’s western province of Ghor, ac...

BANGLADESHI COVID-19 VACCINE ADDED TO WHO CANDIDATE LIST

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has listed the Covid-19 vaccine developed by a Bangladeshi pharmaceutical company, Globe Biotech. Globe's vaccine...

UN RIGHTS CHIEF AGAINST DEATH PENALTY FOR RAPISTS

United Nations rights chief, Michelle Bachelet has issued a statement calling on governments to step up action against rape crimes, improve access to...

CHINA TURNS INDIAN PROPOSAL ON ITS HEAD, WANTS DE-ESCALATI...

China wants India to mutually thin out artillery and tank units from LAC but this will tactically put the Indian Army at a disadvantage due to better...

MYANMAR SAYS MOST RAKHINE VOTING STATIONS WILL NOT OPERATE...

More than half the polling stations initially planned in conflict-torn Rakhine for Myanmar's Nov. 8 election will no longer operate, as parts of the s...

INFORMATION MINISTER HOSPITALISED WITH CORONAVIRUS INFECTI...

Information Minister Hasan Mahmud has been admitted to a hospital in Dhaka with coronavirus infection. "The minister was admitted to Square Hospitals...