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‘DELTA PLUS’ VARIANT MAY SPARK MAHARASHTRA 3RD WAVE: HEALT...

With a state-appointed task force Wednesday expressing apprehension that a third wave of the pandemic could hit Maharashtra in a month...

CHINA LAUNCHES CREWED SPACECRAFT SHENZHOU-12 IN HISTORIC M...

China launched a spacecraft on Thursday carrying three astronauts to part of a space station still under construction for the longest s...

MYANMAR JUNTA TROOPS ACCUSED OF LOOTING ABANDONED VILLAGE

Residents of a village in Kayah State’s Demoso Township said junta forces looted their shops and houses while they were away. Ng...

INDIRA GANDHI DETERMINED TO SEND REFUGEES BACK

Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi today reiterated that she would send back Bangladesh refugees as soon as normalcy was restored. "I...

ISRAEL STRIKES HAMAS SITES OVER FIRE BALLOONS; WOMAN SHOT...

Israel carried out air strikes on the Gaza Strip early yesterday after militants in the Palestinian territory sent incendiary balloons...

MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 12 JUNE

PICTURE OF THE DAYMUMBAI, INDIA   The south-west monsoon set in over Mumbai and its neighbouring areas on Wednesday, the MeT dep...

SECOND SHIPMENT OF COVID MEDICAL SUPPLIES FROM USA ARRIVES...

The United States (US) on Thursday sent the second shipment of emergency medical supplies to Bangladesh to combat Covid-19 pandemic, re...

MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 10 JUNE

PICTURE OF THE DAYMARMARA, TURKEY   A boat sailing among mucilage, a jelly-like layer of slime that develops on the surface of t...

BIDEN ADMINISTRATION PICKS SRI LANKA TO SHARE VACCINES

The United States has picked Sri Lanka, among other countries, to share 25 million coronavirus vaccines. The White House said that the...

PAKISTAN-EGYPT JOINT AIR DEFENCE EXERCISE 'SKY GUARDS-1' C...

The final phase of the live firing exercise and closing ceremony of the Pakistan-Egypt Joint Air Defence Exercise 'Sky Guards-1' held i...

BANGLADESH, 15 OTHER COUNTRIES TO GET 70 LAKH COVID-19 VAC...

According to a White House fact sheet, nearly 19 million (1.9 crore) doses of Covid-19 vaccines will be shared by the US through COVAX,...

MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 04 JUNE

PICTURE OF THE DAYCOLOMBO, SRI LANKA   Sri Lankan authorities are preparing for an oil spill from a sunken container ship after...

PAKISTAN, CHINA, AFGHANISTAN FOREIGN MINISTERS TO VIRTUALL...

The fourth Trilateral Foreign Ministers meeting on Afghan peace would be held virtually On Thursday with the top diplomats from Pakista...

4 PEOPLE KILLED, 4 WOUNDED IN KABUL BLAST

Four civilians were killed, including two women, and four others--including one child and a woman--were wounded in a blast in Kabul cit...

ISRAEL'S OPPOSITION DECLARES NEW GOVERNMENT, SET TO UNSEAT...

Israel's opposition leader moved closer to unseating prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he officially told the country's president...

MYANMAR JAILS TWO JOURNALISTS FOR 'INCITEMENT AND SPREADIN...

A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Wednesday jailed two journalists for incitement and spreading false news, their organisations said...

BANGLADESH BUDGET 2021-22: GDP GROWTH TARGET 7.25%; INFLAT...

The government has targeted a 7.2 percent growth of gross domestic product (GDP) in the 2021-22 fiscal year. The finances ministry has...

MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 03 JUNE

PICTURE OF THE DAYGAZA STRIP, PALESTINE   Palestinian children stand at the window of their home at a building heavily damaged d...

MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 02 JUNE

PICTURE OF THE DAYRAJBARI, BANGLADESH   A Krishnachura tree in full bloom. The picture was taken from Goalanda in Rajbari on 31...

MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 31 MAY

PICTURE OF THE DAYLONDON, UNITED KINGDOM   Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Carrie Johnson pose for a photo in the garden of 10...

MORNING NEWS BRIEF: 29 MAY

PICTURE OF THE DAYKATHMANDU, NEPAL   People in Kathmandu sprinkled colours on Boudha Stupa as they marked Buddha Jayanti. The 25...