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Sizzling temperature sway parts of India to ban cooking

A sizzling heat wave has claimed more than 300 lives in India this month, and officials have forbidden daytime cooking in some areas to prevent fires that have killed nearly 80 others. The eastern ...

Malaysia hints at resuming foreign workers' recruitment

The Malaysian government will announce a decision on the recruitment of foreign workers soon, said Deputy Prime Minister Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. "An important decision on this will be announced ...

Evening Brief

Facebook provides data to Bangladesh for the first time Social networking platform Facebook has provided information to Bangladesh government about users for the first time. Facebook’s &ldquo ...

Facebook provides data to Bangladesh for the first time

Social networking platform Facebook has provided information to Bangladesh government about users for the first time. Facebook’s “Global Government Requests Report” shows the Bang ...

Midday Brief

4 of a family hacked in Lakshmipur Four members of a family have been hacked in Nupur Boarding area under Raipur upazila in Lakshmipur. The injured are Mohin Uddin Babor, his wife Angurer Nesa, ...

Bangladesh pays for bad politics in blood

Another week and another brutal murder takes place in Bangladesh. The latest victims of an assassination campaign allegedly by Islamist extremists were Xulhaz Mannan, editor of the country’s onl ...

Sons held over Bangladeshi couple murder in California

Police have arrested two sons of a Bangladeshi couple who were shot dead in their house in California. Hasib Bin Golam Rabbi, 22, and his 17-year-old brother were taken into custody on Thursday, re ...

Dog dies from exhaustion after rescuing 7 people from earthquake

A four-year-old rescue dog has died from exhaustion after reportedly rescuing seven people from the aftermath of the Ecuador earthquake. The white Labrador called Dayko died on April 22, reports&nb ...

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Rice Price Yesterday's price Price before 7 days Miniket (average quality) Tk44 to Tk48 ...

Morning Brief

Muhith: Businesses have to pay 15% VAT under new law The government will keep the VAT rate at 15% under the new VAT law which will come into effect from July 1, 2016, said Finance Minister Abul Maa ...