President Emmanuel Macron is on course to lose his absolute majority in the National Assembly and control of his reform agenda after the first projections by four pollsters showed Sunday's election delivering a hung parliament.
Shopping centres and stores will shut at 8:00pm every from today until further notice as the government looks to conserve power and energy amid the rising prices in the global market for the Russia-Ukraine war.
The floods wreaking havoc in the country’s northern and north-eastern districts may worsen as water levels in already overflowing rivers could continue to rise over the next two days, according to the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre.
The High Court will deliver its verdict on June 26 on whether BNP’s acting chairman Tarique Rahman and his wife Zubaida Rahman, who have been in London since 2008, are fugitives in connection with a Tk 4.82 crore corruption case filed during the caretaker government in 2007.
As expected, it did not take long for West Indies to wrap up the game against Bangladesh as the Caribbean side romped to a seven-wicket victory inside just 30 minutes on the fourth morning of the Antigua Test on Sunday.
The war in Ukraine could last for years, the head of Nato said yesterday, calling for steadfast support from Ukraine’s allies as President Zelensky vowed that his forces “will not give away the south to anyone” after visit to the southern frontline.
Slamming the government for inadequate allocation of money and relief for flood victims, BNP yesterday called upon the government to focus on easing sufferings of disaster-affected people by stopping the grand opening of Padma Bridge.
The Jackson Heights Bangladeshi Business Association (JBBA) in the US has taken the initiative to construct a road, named after Bangladesh, in Jackson Heights, a neighbourhood with a sizeable Bangladeshi population in New York.
Amid the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, former cricketer Roshan Mahanama has urged his countrymen to look after each other during the difficult times as he himself was seen serving tea and buns to people waiting in long queues at the petrol station around Ward Place and Wijerama Mawatha regions of the island nation. The economic crisis has led to an acute shortage of essential items like food, medicine, cooking gas and other fuel, toilet paper and even matches.
Opening batsman John Campbell completed his first Test half-century in the Caribbean as the West Indies completed a seven-wicket victory over Bangladesh on the fourth morning of the first Test in Antigua on Sunday.
Bangladesh Test skipper Shakib Al Hasan said that all the batters in the side have technical problems and discussing such issues would be problematic for him in the sense that it would mean him becoming both coach and captain.
After many years of waiting, the Education Act is finally going to see the light of day as Education Minister Dipu Moni today (June 19, 2022) told the parliament that the draft bill would be finalised on June 23.
An attack claimed by Islamic State on a Sikh temple in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least two people and injured seven, officials said, another deadly incident in a spate of violence targeting minorities and places of worship.
Bangladesh Test captain Shakib Al Hasan said the batting performance in the first innings where his side were bowled out for just 103 in 32.5 inside just more than one session, was ‘not acceptable’. He said the other batters in the side can take a leaf out of Nurul Hasan Sohan’s book on how to apply themselves in tough situations.
The government should form a separate authority to ensure accountability of the public servants to curb corruption and to ensure proper use public money, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) President Rizwan Rahman said today.
There are already laws in place for newspapers and journalists. Why did the Press Council, then, take the initiative to amend the Press Council Act 1974, keeping provision to impose a fine of up to Tk 10 lakh? Is it not their obligation to protect the interests of journalists?
Slamming the government for inadequate allocation of money and relief materials for the flood victims, BNP today (June 19, 2022) called upon the government to concentrate on easing the suffering of the disaster-affected people by stopping the grand opening of Padma Bridge.
A Dhaka court today sent Md Maruf Khan to jail after rejecting his bail petition in connection with the murders of Awami League unit leader Jahidul Islam Tipu and a passerby college student Samia Afran Jamal Prity on March 24.