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- October 19, 2017
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres took the oath of office on Monday to be the ninth United Nations Secretary-General with his hand on a copy of the UN Charter in front of the 193-member General Assembly.
US President-elect Donald Trump took aim at another major defence contractor on Monday, saying the cost of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jet programme was too high.
Some Bangladesh central bank officials deliberately exposed its computer systems and enabled hackers to steal $81million from its account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in February, a top investigator in Dhaka told Reuters on Monday.
The government plans to develop a mechanism to expose people who are viewing porn websites.
On Sunday, the president decided that there was no need for issuing any gazette notification on the drafts of the disciplinary and conduct rules for judicial officers and Bangladesh judicial service rules.
On December 2, 1999, the Supreme Court in the Masdar Hossain case issued a seven-point directive, including formulating separate disciplinary rules for the lower court judges.
Unicef launched the first “Meena Game” on android phones based on the popular children’s show “Meena” to mark its 70th anniversary.
The demolition of the decade-old informal settlements happened with no notice, activists said, with residents unable to retrieve their belongings and not offered alternative accommodation
An average of nearly 16 farmers, indigenous people and advocates of land rights were killed every month through November worldwide
Bayern eliminated Arsenal en route to winning the trophy in 2012/13 and repeated the feat a year later, while the teams also met in the group stage last season
Mobile phone operator Grameenphone has reeled in Bangladesh ODI and T20 skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza to be the latest brand ambassador.
Levels of airborne pollution across north Indian plains routinely higher than in the capital, Delhi, researchers warn
The raid was conducted being informed that several outsiders were staying at the halls of the university.
In light of new evidence, police are seen to be directly responsible for setting fire to the Santal houses in Gaibandha in November.
Park, the daughter of a military ruler who held power for 18 years after a 1961 coup, has been accused of colluding with a friend and a former aide
Cuba had been the only Latin American country that did not have a so-called ‘dialogue and cooperation’ deal with the EU covering issues such as trade, human rights and migration
The one China policy was the political bedrock for relations with the US, and if it was compromised or disrupted, sound and steady growth in China-US relations would be out of the question
White House rally by Bangladeshi-American Hindus seeks US help against militant threat
President Hamid is reaching out to all political parties over the formation of the new Election Commission which will oversee the next parliamentary polls due in 2019
The cabinet has approved in principal a draft law fixing the tenure of the army, navy and air force chiefs for four years.