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Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020 06:21:32 pm


US says IS 'committed genocide'

US says IS 'committed genocide'

The US says the Islamic State (IS) group has committed genocide against Yazidis, Christians and Shia Muslims.

US Secretary of State John Kerry said IS was "genocidal by self-proclamation, by ideology and by actions".

He also said the group was responsible for crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing in areas it controls in Syria and Iraq.

"Naming these crimes is important, but what is essential is to stop them," Mr Kerry added.

Mr Kerry admitted that a lack of access to IS areas meant ...Details»

BNP gets Suhrawardi Udyan

BNP gets Suhrawardi Udyan

Dhaka: The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has got the permission to use Suhrawardi Udyan for its national council slated to ...Details»

'Damage repairing the first mission'

'Damage repairing the first mission'

Dhaka: Fazle Kabir, newly appointed governor of Bangladesh Bank,  has said he will focus on repairing the damage caused by ...Details»

Anti-liberation forces’ conspiracy still on: PM

Anti-liberation forces’ conspiracy still on: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the children to know the real history of victory in the Liberation War ...Details»

PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on his 97th birthday

PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on his 97th birthday

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the ...Details»

`Ecuador army plane crash kills all 22 aboard'

`Ecuador army plane crash kills all 22 aboard'

International Desk: A military plane crash in Ecuador’s jungle on Tuesday killed all 22 people on board, President Rafael Correa ...Details»

Death warrant for Nizami reaches Kashempur Jail

Death warrant for Nizami reaches Kashempur Jail

Jahangir Alom, Gazipur Correspondent: The copy of the death warrant for condemned Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Matiur Rahman Nizami for his crimes ...Details»

Full verdict of Nizami’s appeal published

Full verdict of Nizami’s appeal published

Dhaka: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday published full verdict that confirmed death penalty for Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami, ...Details»

'Govt. to arrange homes for 2.80 lakh poor'

'Govt. to arrange homes for 2.80 lakh poor'

DHAKA: The government has undertaken a plan to rehabilitate around 2.80 lakh poor by providing them with homes under various ...Details»

Fazle Kabir new BB governor

Fazle Kabir new BB governor

Dhaka: Former secretary of Finance Division Fazle Kabir is being made new governor of Bangladesh Bank after resignation of Atiur ...Details»