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DEFENCE MINISTRY SAYS ‘BLACK JULY’ TERROR THREAT UNCONFIRM...

The Defence Ministry says a ‘Black July’ terror threat is unconfirmed, but has not been ruled out. A letter sent by the In...

PROTEST STAGED NEAR PM’S OFFICE

A protest was staged near the office of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today. Former MP Hirunika Premachandra was among those who...

UKRAINE NEEDS $750 BLN FOR RECOVERY PLAN, PRIME MINISTER S...

Ukraine needs $750 billion for a three-stage recovery plan in the wake of Russia's invasion, its prime minister said on Monday. Denys...

MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA IS NOT IN HOSPITAL

Reports claiming that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was serious in hospital, is false, his office said. There were reports that M...

TALIBAN'S LARGE GATHERING ENDS WITH CALLS FOR INTERNATIONA...

A Taliban-run gathering of thousands of male religious and ethnic leaders ended on Saturday by asking foreign governments to formally r...

INDIAN POLICE ARREST 'MASTERMINDS' BEHIND EXECUTION OF HIN...

Indian police made fresh arrests in the case of the execution of a Hindu tailor in Rajasthan, a murder that stoked unease between the H...

BANGLADESH EXPECTS $5.5B FROM WB, IMF IN BUDGET SUPPORT

Bangladesh is for the first time looking to get more than $1 billion from the World Bank at zero interest – a fillip to dwindling...

HIGH-LEVEL US DELEGATION ARRIVES IN SRI LANKA

A high-level delegation representing the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of State arrived in Sri Lanka today....

PADMA BRIDGE OPENS TO TRAFFIC

Padma Bridge has been opened for vehicular movement from 6am today. Hundreds of vehicles were seen gathering on the Dhaka-Mawa Express...

PM SALUTES PEOPLE, OPENS PADMA BRIDGE

It was a cloudy morning in Mawa. Monsoon rainclouds were looming on the horizon, as the much-anticipated Padma Bridge awaited its inaug...

PM HASINA INVITES US PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN TO VISIT BANGLADE...

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has invited US President Joe Biden to visit Bangladesh. In a tweet on Friday, Bangladesh Ambas...

IRAN NUKE TALKS WITH US TO RESUME SOON

Talks on reviving the Iran nuclear deal will resume in the coming days, the European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said ye...

US HAS NO PREFERENCE IN BANGLADESH POLITICAL ARENA: HAAS

US ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas has reiterated that the United States has no preference for any particular party or platform in...

PMO ORDERS TO TAKE STEPS FOR CLOSING MARKETS, SHOPPING MAL...

The government has ordered concerned authorities to take necessary steps to close stores, shopping malls, and kitchen markets across th...

INCREASED RAINFALL MAY WORSEN FLOOD SITUATION IN NEXT THRE...

The world's leading weather forecast models have indicated the possibility of further deterioration of the ongoing flood situation in t...

FUEL STOCKS SUFFICIENT FOR ONLY AROUND FIVE DAYS

Sri Lanka’s fuel stocks will last for about five more days, its power and energy minister said on Thursday (Jun 16), as the islan...

BANGLADESH, INDIA 12-DAY JOINT MILITARY DRILL SAMPRITI-X E...

A snap from the Bangladesh, India 12-day joint military drill SAMPRITI-X. Army cantonment, Jashore on 16 June 2022 ISPR As pa...

US CONDEMNS OFFENSIVE COMMENTS BY EX-BJP LEADER ON PROPHET

Weeks after several nations - including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, and Iran among others - sent official notes on comments against Pr...

CHINA LAUNCHES THIRD AIRCRAFT CARRIER, NAMED AFTER PROVINC...

China launched its third aircraft carrier on Friday, the domestically designed and built Fujian, named after the province opposite self...

BANGLADESHIS’ DEPOSITS IN SWISS BANKS HIT RECORD TK8,265CR...

Money parked by Bangladeshi individuals and enterprises in Swiss banks hit a record high of 871.1 million Swiss francs (CHF) or about T...

FINAL SHIPMENT OF FUEL UNDER INDIAN CREDIT LINE ARRIVES IN...

The final shipment of fuel under the Indian Credit Line arrived in Sri Lanka. The Government said that 40,000 MT of diesel arrived at...