Fri, 20 May 2022

Monsoon's moderate pressure exacerbates flood situation in Sylhet

SYLHET, Bangladesh - With continuous rain for the last five days, the flood situation in Sylhet has worsened.The upstream downpour ...

Two years project takes 10 years to complete in Bangladesh: FM Momen

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A senior Bangladeshi minister has floated a set of proposals that he believes will accelerate the implementation ...

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Asia Album: Bangladesh's jackfruit season in full swing

© Provided by Xinhua DHAKA, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Jackfruit season is now in full swing in Bangladesh when capital ...

Trailer of Shyam Benegal's 'Mujib-The Making Of A Nation' unveiled at Cannes 2022

By Payal MehtaCannes [France], May 19 (ANI): The third day of Cannes Film Festival 2022 turned out to be extra ...

Former Indian selector does not think Virat Kohli will rest during series with S Africa

By Vipul KashyapNew Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI): Former Indian team selector Sarandeep Singh said on Friday that he does ...

Bangladesh pacer Shoriful Islam ruled out of remainder of test series against Sri Lanka due to hand injury

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 19 (ANI): Bangladesh pacer Shoriful Islam has been ruled out of the remainder of the Test series ...

Chinese companies involve in tax evasion in Bangladesh

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 19 (ANI): Chinese companies, already suffering from a poor image in corporate ethics, are continually violating the ...

Mundka fire case: Delhi court sends accused Manish Lakra, Harish, Varun Goyal to judicial custody

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): A Delhi court on Wednesday sent Manish Lakra, Harish Goyal, and Varun Goyal to ...

Mushfiqur Rahim becomes Bangladesh's leading run-scorer in test cricket

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 18 (ANI): Mushfiqur Rahim on Wednesday became the first-ever Bangladeshi batter to score 5,000 runs in test ...

Kolkata Port preparing to export 4,000 tonnes wheat to B'desh ahead of May 13 deadline

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 18 (ANI): After the Centre imposed a wheat export ban, large numbers of trucks laden ...

Hafele introduces new German engineered drawer systems range - MatrixBox

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 17 (ANI/NewsVoir): Hafele brings to you its top-of-the-line German engineered drawer systems range - MatrixBox, equipped ...

Young Chinese making dreams come true on Belt and Road

© Provided by Xinhua by Xinhua writer Zhao YangBEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Holding fast to their dreams and rising ...

Assam police hands over ABT, AQIS terror outfit case to NIA

Guwahati (Assam) [India], May 15 (ANI): Speaking of the recent arrest of 16 people having links with terror outfits Ansarul ...

Tripura: BSF foils smuggling attempt, seizes valuables worth over Rs 2.29 crores

Agartala (Tripura) [India], May 15 (ANI): The Tripura unit of Border Security Force (BSF) in its 'Special Operations', foiled another ...

SAFEEN Feeders signs new agreement with Saif Powertec for Fujairah - Bangladesh cargo services

ABU DHABI, 15th April, 2022 (WAM) -- AD Ports Group today announced that its feeder service, SAFEEN Feeders, has signed ...

UAE leaders congratulate President of Bangladesh on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, 26th March, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, May 20

DHAKA -- Bangladeshi National Film Award winning actress Bidya Sinha Saha Mim has been appointed as the newest National Ambassador ...

Myanmar's exports up 9.4 pct in April

YANGON, May 18 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar's exports increased 9.4 percent from a year earlier to over 1.34 billion U.S. dollars ...

Toll rates for Bangladesh's largest Padma Bridge fixed

DHAKA, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Tolling rates for Bangladesh's largest under-construction Padma bridge have been finalized. The Bangladeshi government Tuesday ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, May 17

HONG KONG -- The Executive Council (ExCo) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Tuesday considered and endorsed ...

Bangladesh approves 2.46 trillion-taka annual development expenditure

DHAKA, May 17 (Xinhua) -- The highest economic policy-making body of the Bangladesh on Tuesday approved a 2.46 trillion-taka Annual ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, May 16

KABUL -- More than 7,000 families have received food assistance in two Afghan provinces in recent days, authorities said on ...

Feature: Buddha Purnima festival brings joy, happiness to Bangladesh

DHAKA, May 16 (Xinhua) -- After days of rain, Dhaka woke up to a bright, sunny morning Sunday when the ...

China Focus: Young Chinese making dreams come true on Belt and Road

by Xinhua writer Zhao Yang BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Holding fast to their dreams and rising to face challenges, ...

MoHAP, Bangladeshi Ministry of Health discuss furthering bilateral cooperation in health sector

DUBAI, 31st March, 2022 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has discussed ways of boosting and promoting ...

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development finances AED692 million projects in Bangladesh

ABU DHABI, 25th March, 2022 (WAM) -- Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the Government of Bangladesh have enjoyed ...

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Asian stock markets on rise after China's central bank move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A reduction of the official lending criteria in China has boosted stocks on the mainland, and ...

Turkish lira falls another 2%, at lowest since December

ISTANBUL, Turkey: As state lenders reduced the amount of dollar sales to prop up the currency for the ninth consecutive ...

US trader faces 20 years in prison over cryptocurrency scam

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Federal officials have announced that Eddy Alexandre, CEO of Valley Stream trading, is facing charges ...

U.S. stocks see-saw as dollar takes a dive

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks again see-sawed on Thursday while the U.S. dollar rally took a well-deserved break."The ...

Falling sales causes Forbes to drop Samsung on list of tech companies

SEOUL, South Korea: Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics fell two places in Forbes' rankings of the World's Largest Tech Companies ...

Face masks return for workers at some Michigan auto factories

Detroit, Michigan: General Motors, Ford and Chrysler parent Stellantis NV said they are reinstating the face mask mandate for employees ...

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