Sunday, 22 Jan 2017 11:46:38 am

PM returns home


DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home this morning concluding her five-day tour of Switzerland. An Emirates Airlines flight carrying the prime minister and members of her entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10.55 am. Earlier, Sheikh Hasina left the country for Switzerland on January 15 to attend 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at the invitation of Executive Chairman of the WEF Prof Klaus Schwab. The WEF annual meeting was held in Davos from January 17 to 20...Details»

Jammeh agrees to step down


The Gambia's long-term leader Yahya Jammeh says he will step down, after refusing to accept defeat in elections.

In an announcement on ...Details»

Trump inauguration: President vows to end 'American carnage'


 President Donald Trump has painted a bleak picture of a broken country after being sworn in as US president.

He spoke of ...Details»

Shakib, Kamrul lead Christchurch Test in balance


Augustin Sujan: Shakib Al Hasan's three-for and two more wickets from Kamrul Islam Rabbi led Bangladesh's fightback in balancing the second Test of a two match ...Details»

Inu asks BNP to sever Jamaat link


KUSHTIA: Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu today said BNP would have to cut off relations with Jamaat and militancy, if they want to hold dialogue with ...Details»

Jammeh given last chance to resign as troops close in


West African leaders have given Yahya Jammeh a final opportunity to relinquish power after Senegalese troops entered The Gambia.

Mr Jammeh has been given until noon on ...Details»

Dhaka for sustainable return of Rohinga refugees


DHAKA: Bangladesh yesterday called for sustainable return of refugees and displaced Rohingyas to their homeland and ensuring basic rights of Rakhine Muslims. State Minister for Foreign Affairs ...Details»

Southee five-for bowls Bangladesh out for 289


Tim Southee and Trent Boult shared nine wickets as New Zealand bowled Bangladesh out for 289, pegging the visitors back after a 127-run third-wicket stand between ...Details»

2nd phase of Biswa Ijtema begins


GAZIPUR: The three-day second phase of Biswa Ijtema, one of the largest Muslim congregation in the world, began today on the bank of river Turag at ...Details»