Bangladesh

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 10:44:44 am

SC asks IU to retain studentship of 88 deprived students  

Dhaka, Nov 22 (UNB) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked authorities of Islamic University to uphold the studentship of 88 deprived students who got enrolled under F unit admission test.

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 10:06:59 am

2 drug traders held at Benapole  

Jessore, Nov 22 (UNB) - Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested two drug traders along with 20 kilograms of hemps from a paddy field in front of Kodlarhat High School at Benapole on Tuesday night. 

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 09:35:59 am

‘Robber’ killed in Khulna ‘gunfight’ with cops  

Khulna, Nov 22 (UNB) – A suspected forest robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Vayrar Khal area in Koyra upazila on Tuesday night. 

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 09:29:13 am

15 rescued while being trafficked to India  

JESSORE, Nov 22 (UNB) - Member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), in separate drives, rescued 15 Bangladeshis from Shadipur and Gathipara borders at Benapole while they were being trafficked to India on Tuesday. 

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 09:17:17 am

4 hundi traders held with Tk 33.5 lakh at Benapole

Benapole, Nov 22 (UNB) - Police arrested four hundi traders along with Tk 33.50 lakh from Shymlagachi area on Benapole-Jessore Highway on Tuesday night. 
 

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 08:52:44 am

BD-Myanmar talks begin amid high hopes of Rohingya repatriation

Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar), Nov 22 (UNB) - Bangladesh and Myanmar on Wednesday began their long-sought two-day talks with high hopes that it will yield outcomes to sign an MoU enabling both the countries to start the repatriation process of all the Rohingyas from Bangladesh to their homeland Myanmar. 

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 01:00:29 am

BNP picks Babla for Rangpur city polls

Dhaka, Nov 21 (UNB) – BNP on Tuesday night picked its Rangpur city unit BNP president Kausar Zaman Babla as its mayoral candidate in the Rangpur City Corporation polls slated for December 21.

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 12:04:00 am

Khaleda sits with her advisers   

Dhaka, Nov 21 (UNB) - BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia sat with the members of her advisory council on Tuesday night to discuss the country’s latest political situation and work out its next course of action.

Business

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 09:21:27 am

US slaps new sanctions on North Korean, Chinese companies  

Washington, Nov 22 (AP/UNB) - The Trump administration imposed new sanctions Tuesday on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue.

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 09:11:10 am

Yellen says Fed needs to avoid 'boom-bust'cycle in economy  

Washington, Nov 22 (AP/UNB) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the biggest challenge facing the central bank in coming years will be to craft an interest rate policy that avoids putting the economy through a "boom-bust" cycle.

Entertainment

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 09:13:15 am

In erotic 'Call Me By Your Name,' sunshine and summer love  

New York, Nov 22 (AP/UNB) - In the longest and most emotional close-up in "Call Me By Your Name," director Luca Guadagnino asked for three variations, one per take, from his young actor, Timothee Chalamet: dry, humid and wet.

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 09:07:17 am

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations  

New York, Nov 22 (AP/UNB) - CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them.

Politics

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 09:20:10 am

Mugabe leaves legacy of economic ruin, upheaval in Zimbabwe  

Johannesburg, Nov 22 (AP/UNB) - From widely acclaimed liberator of his nation to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa's most controversial and influential.

Special

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 08:36:46 am

Expert warns of diabetics’ vulnerability to vision loss

Dhaka, Nov 22 (UNB) – Noting that seven to 10 percent of Bangladesh‘s population are currently suffering from diabetes, an international expert has warned that all diabetics are vulnerable to blindness.  

Sports

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 09:48:34 am

Real Madrid, Besiktas advance in Champions League  

Dhaka, Nov 22 (AP/UNB) - Defending champion Real Madrid advanced again to the Champions League knockout stages after beating APOEL 6-0 and Tottenham piled the misery on Borussia Dortmund 2-1 on Tuesday.

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 09:47:17 am

Australia captain says Warner should be OK for Ashes opener  

Brisbane, Nov 22 (AP/UNB) - Australia cricket captain Steve Smith says opener David Warner is "very confident" that will be able to play in Thursday's opener of the Ashes series despite sustaining a neck injury in training.

Tech

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 09:12:13 am

Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers  

San Francisco, Nov 22 (AP/UNB) - Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers.

World

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 09:19:07 am

Bombing at Nigeria mosque kills at least 50  

Lagos, Nov 22 (AP/UNB) - A teenage suicide bomber attacked worshippers as they gathered for morning prayers Tuesday at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said, in one of the region's deadliest assaults in years.

Wednesday 22 November, 2017 09:08:37 am

Group calls for Indonesian forces to stop virginity tests

Jakarta, Nov 22 (AP/UNB) - Indonesia's military and police continue to perform abusive virginity tests on female recruits three years after the World Health Organization declared they had no scientific validity, an international human rights group said Wednesday.