Sunday, 22 Jan 2017 11:56:30 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.

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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 ...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 ...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 ...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 ...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 ...Details»

Home Ministry split into 2 divisions


The government has split home ministry in two separate divisions, according to a gazette issued by the Cabinet Division on ...Details»

30 firefighters killed in Iran high-rise building collapse


Tehran: Iran's state-run Press TV says 30 firefighters have been killed in the collapse of a burning high-rise building in ...Details»

PM asks global businesses to negate climate change impacts


DAVOS, Switzerland: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought concerted global supports to five key areas to minimize the risk of ...Details»

India school bus crash kills at least 25 children


NEW DELHI: At least 25 people including 18 school children were killed and 50 injured as a school bus was ...Details»

Sylhet college girl ‘attacker’ arrested


The prime suspect, who allegedly stabbed a college girl in broad daylight on Sunday in Jakiganj upazila of Sylhet on ...Details»