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  • Death sentence for murder of publisher Dipan in Bangladesh

    A Special Anti-Terrorism tribunal in Bangaldesh pronounced death sentence to the killers of the publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan. Eight members of the banned Ansar al-Islam also known as Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) were sentenced to death for the murder of Faisal Arefin Dipan in October 2015.   Dipan was the publisher of Jagriti Prokashoni which […]

    PM US Prez announces launch of China task force to counter challenges posed by Beijing

    US President Joe Biden has announced the launch of a new China task force that will provide recommendations on military strategy to the Department of Defense, DoD to counter growing challenges posed by Beijing. Delivering  speech at the Pentagon, President Biden said, the task force will work quickly, drawing on civilian and military experts across […]

    US: Second day of Trump’s Senate impeachment trial dominated by detailed documentation of events leading up to Jan 6 riot

    In the US, the second day of former President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial was dominated by a detailed and damning documentation of the events leading up to the January 6 riot at the Capitol by the House impeachment managers. Several Democrat members like Colorado’s Joe Neguse to Texas’ Joaquin Castro laid out the tweets […]

    US Prez Joe Biden announces launch of China task force to counter challenges posed by Beijing

    US President Joe Biden has announced the launch of a new China task force that will provide recommendations on military strategy to the Department of Defense, DoD to counter growing challenges posed by Beijing. Delivering  speech at the Pentagon, President Biden said, the task force will work quickly, drawing on civilian and military experts across […]

    Earthquake of 4.9 magnitude hits Hindu Kush area in Afghanistan

    In Afghanistan, an earthquake of 4.9 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the Hindu Kush area early this morning, about 36 kilometer south of Fayzabad. According to the National Centre of Seismology, the earthquake occurred at 4:01 am IST, with a depth of 97 kilometer. Further details are awaited. 

    60 km area of India-Bangladesh border can not be fenced, it is prone to infiltration: Nityanand Rai

    Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai today said, there are 60 kilometres area in India Bangladesh border which can not be fenced, making it prone to infiltration. Replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Mr Rai said due to rivers in the area the fencing is difficult. He said, 33 land acquisition proposals […]

    Bangladesh receives USD 200 mn from World Bank for safe water and sanitation services in Rural areas

    Bangladesh has received USD 200 million for Water Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH) project for rural areas from the World Bank. The agreement was signed between the government of Bangladesh and the World Bank on Tuesday. The project is planned to help 3.6 million to access hygienic sanitation facilities  and about 6 lakh people to access clean […]

    Aung San Suu Kyi’s party office raided, protests resume in Myanmar

    The office of the National League for Democracy headed by the ousted state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi was raided by the military authorities on Tuesday night. The military and police authorities broke into the headquarters of NLD in Yangon and a nearby regional office, reports AFP. The raid follows widespread demonstrations against the military […]

    WHO team concludes investigation of origin of COVID-19 virus in Chinese city Wuhan; Says virus did not leak from laboratory

    The World Health Organization team of experts investigating the origin of Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in Wuhan said that the virus most probably got transmitted  to humans via an intermediary species. Dr. Peter Ben Embarek, Head of the WHO-led team told their assessment to the press that initial findings suggest that the interaction to humans through […]

    SARS-Cov-2 transmission to humans most likely via intermediary species through convoluted path: WHO

    The WHO team of experts investigating the origin of novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in Wuhan said that the virus most probably jumped to humans via an intermediary species. Dr. Peter Ben Embarek, head of the WHO-led team told their assessment to the press on Tuesday about their initial findings which suggest that the introduction to humans […]