A glance at the important news for October 16, 2017
The business continuity of Sonali Bank UK Ltd (SBUK) has become a major concern since its reputation took a serious hit in both Bangladesh and United Kingdom, said a Bangladesh Bank report.
Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali will visit Myanmar next month to attend the 13th ASEM Summit to be held in Myanmar’s capital.
Tortured, sold as a slave three times and haunted with guilt after watching his cousin drown, Bangladeshi teenager Khaled Hossain fears he will never recover from the trauma of his failed attempt to reach Europe.
A Canadian man, along with his wife and two children, who were rescued from a Taliban linked group in Afghanistan after five years of captivity, thought it was a joke when he was informed that Donald Trump is the president of the United States.
An accused of a rape case has been killed in a “gunfight” with Rapid Action Battalion in New Fisher Ghat area in Cox’s Bazar.
Many of the thousands of desperate Rohingya men, women and children, fleeing persecution in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, have been victims of frequent boat capsizes in recent weeks.
A lawmaker of India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called the Taj Mahal a “blot” on the culture of India.