4h ago| Japan

Japanese Princess Mako marries commoner, sheds royal title

Japan's Princess Mako, the eldest niece of Emperor Naruhito, married her university sweetheart on Tuesday morning (Oct 26) in a stripped-down, low-key administrative affair.

15h ago| Southeast Asia

Afghan ‘children are going to die’

Millions of Afghans, including children, could die of starvation unless urgent action is taken to pull Afghanistan back from the brink of collapse, a senior United Nations official warned, calling...

15h ago| Southeast Asia

Junta accuses UN envoys of bias

Reports on Myanmar by two United Nations envoys used unreliable sources, made sweeping allegations and infringed on the country’s sovereignty, the ruling junta said in its latest swipe at the...

3h ago| Transport

Crack in Ctg’s MA Mannan flyover; vehicular movement stopped

After a crack in a ramp of MA Mannan Flyover in the port city was found around 10:00pm last night, police stopped vehicular movement on and under the flyover.

3h ago| Crime & Justice

Pori Moni gets bail in drug case

A Dhaka court today granted bail to film actress Pori Moni and her two aides in a case filed under the Narcotics Control Act.

4h ago| Crime & Justice

Bodies of couple, 12-year-old daughter recovered from Khulna pond

Bodies of three family members were recovered from a pond in Khulna’s Koyra upazila this morning. 

17h ago| News Multimedia

Bureaucrats are being posted overseas instead of skilled officers

The government has established passport and visa wings, and a total of 73 posts at 19 Bangladesh overseas missions to provide better services to expatriates and visitors. However, over the eight...

5h ago| USA

US reveals new international travel vaccine rules

US President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order imposing new vaccine requirements for most foreign national air travelers and lifting severe travel restrictions on China, India and much of Europe...

15h ago| World

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President Xi Jinping yesterday vowed that China would always uphold world peace and international rules, amid concerns expressed by the United States and other countries over its increasing...

13h ago| World

ASEAN summit: Biden first US president to join in four years

U.S. President Joe Biden will take part in a virtual summit with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Tuesday, the first time in four years Washington will engage at the top level...