President Mohammed Shahabuddin today exercised his franchise through postal ballot for the upcoming 12th parliamentary election slated for January 7, urging the countrymen to fulfil their civic duty by voting
Kerry Kennedy, president of US-based Robert F Kennedy Human Rights, has called for immediate reversal of the "unjust conviction" handed against Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus
Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus is a national asset, but he has been punished for his criminal activities
At least 12 people were killed and 30 injured today when a passenger bus heading for a New Year picnic collided head-on collision with a coal-laden truck in Golaghat district of the Indian state of Assam, police said
The High Court today deferred till next week the hearing on the rule regarding BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir's bail in a case filed over vandalising the chief justice's residence on October 28
Facts of the case do not warrant the transfer of the probe to a Special Investigation Team (SIT) or other probe agency, SC says
The Appellate Division of the apex court today summoned two Supreme Court lawyers, Mohammad Mohsen Rashid and Shah Ahmed Badal, over their letter to the chief justice informing him of their court boycott programme
Members of the armed forces have been deployed today across the country to assist the local civil administration in holding the January 7 national election in a free, fair, and peaceful manner
Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina will join election rallies virtually in five districts and one upazila today
The United States drew attention Tuesday to international condemnation of Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus's conviction in Bangladesh in what his supporters called a politically motivated prosecution
Train services from Chattogram to Dhaka are being disrupted as a compartment of a passenger train derailed in Sitakunda upazila this morning
The ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia and Aricha-Kazirhat routes were suspended for nine hours and over eleven hours respectively today amid poor visibility due to dense fog
At least 40 people were injured as the supporters of Awami League and an independent candidates for Barishal-2 constituency clashed in the district’s Banaripara yesterday
Japanese investigators on Wednesday probed a near-catastrophic collision at Tokyo's Haneda Airport between a coast guard plane and a passenger jet, with conflicting reports about what instructions air traffic control gave
Four Chinese balloons were detected moving across the median line separating Taiwan from China, with three flying directly above the island, Taipei's defence ministry said Wednesday
Japanese rescuers scrambled to search for survivors Wednesday as authorities warned of landslides and heavy rain after a powerful earthquake that killed at least 62 people
A powerful earthquake that hit Japan on New Year’s Day killed at least 55 people, with rescue teams struggling in freezing temperatures yesterday to reach isolated areas where many people are feared trapped under toppled buildings.
At least three people were killed and 12, including seven security personnel, seriously injured in India’s restive northeastern state of Manipur in the last two days as sporadic violence continued in the region, officials said.
Jailed former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan’s party is being targeted by “systematic dismemberment” and “pre-poll rigging”, a rights watchdog said yesterday, casting doubt on fairness of upcoming elections.
Five people aboard a Japan coast guard aircraft died today when it hit a Japan Airlines passenger plane on the ground in a fiery collision at Tokyo's Haneda airport
China's average temperature in 2023 was its hottest since records began, state media said citing officials Tuesday, capping a year of extreme weather events for the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases.
Harvard President Claudine Gay said she would resign from her position on Tuesday, ending a six-month tenure marred by allegations of plagiarism and backlash over her congressional testimony about antisemitism on campus
More than 2,000 residents have been evacuated to temporary shelters amid heightened volcanic activities in a volcano in eastern Indonesia, a local official said yesterday.
Israel killed Hamas deputy leader Saleh al-Arouri in a drone strike in Lebanon’s capital Beirut yesterday, Lebanese and Palestinian security sources said, as its forces kept pummelling parts of Gaza, vowing further “high-intensity” warfare against Hamas in the enclave.
Israel launched pre-dawn air strikes near the Syrian capital yesterday, state media said citing a military source, at a time of heightened regional tensions over the Gaza war.
An armed drone was shot down over Erbil airport in northern Iraq yesterday, where US and other international forces are stationed, two security sources said.
Saudi state TV said yesterday that the kingdom had officially joined the BRICS bloc of countries.
Israel will appear before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague to contest South Africa's accusations of genocide in Gaza, an Israeli government spokesman said today
Turkey on Tuesday announced the detention of 33 people suspected of planning abductions and spying on behalf of Israel's Mossad intelligence service
A total of 155 earthquakes struck Japan on Monday. So far 48 people have been reported dead
The White House said Sunday it is not seeking a wider conflict in the Middle East after US forces sank three boats of Yemen's Houthi rebels in the Red Sea
Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus, in his first reaction to the court verdict against him, said he was handed over a sentence for a crime he hadn't committed
Shahjahan Omar, Awami League candidate for Jhalakathi-1 and former vice president of BNP central committee, said if 60-80 percent of voters do not turn out in the upcoming parliamentary elections, many countries will impose sanctions on Bangladesh.
The Additional Commissioner of the Detective Branch of police Harun Or Rashid today said they were looking for BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi