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Fresh bid for offshore blocks likely in Nov By Shamim Jahangir | Last Updated: 12th September, 2018, 00:00

The government is contemplating to invite fresh bidding round for the country’s land and sea blocks in November, a top official said. The last bid round happened in 2012 for exploring oil and gas…

Fresh bid for offshore 
blocks likely in Nov

No unity with BNP if Jamaat stays with it, says Dr Kamal No unity with BNP if Jamaat stays with it, says Dr Kamal

Gana Forum president Dr Kamal Hossain said his party will not forge unity with BNP if Jamaat-e-Islami,…


50 killed as bus plunges into valley in India 50 killed as bus plunges into valley in India

NEW DELHI: Fifty people died when a bus carrying Hindu pilgrims plunged into a valley in southern India…


New deadly drug finds market in Bangladesh
New deadly drug finds market in Bangladesh

Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has recovered 1,600 kilograms of Khat, a new psychoactive substance…


Myanmar waging campaign against journalists: UN
Myanmar waging campaign against journalists: UN

GENEVA: Myanmar, facing international outrage over the jailing of Reuters journalists for their reporting…


Flash flood hits

some areas Flash flood hits some areas

Onrush of water from Indian border region has triggered flash floods in some areas and intensified erosion…


Poll-time govt

by mid-Oct, says Quader Poll-time govt by mid-Oct, says Quader

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said the election-time government will be formed…


7 killed in

Cox’s Bazar

road crash 7 killed in Cox’s Bazar road crash

COX’S BAZAR: Seven people, including four women, were killed and some 25 others injured in a head-on…


Palestinians

renew ICC

push against

Israel Palestinians renew ICC push against Israel

RAMALLAH: The Palesti-nians announced a fresh push against Israel at the International Criminal Court…


Beautiful squirrel Beautiful squirrel

A beautiful squirrel is spotted at Ramna Park in the capital on Tuesday. – Kamrul Islam Ratan


India court rejects 
‘save tiger’ appeal India court rejects ‘save tiger’ appeal

Indian Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal to stop forest rangers from killing a “man eating”…


Lankan women selling
kidneys to repay loans Lankan women selling kidneys to repay loans

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan war widows and women in former conflict zones are being forced to sell their kidneys…


US teens prefer remote chats to face-to-face meeting US teens prefer remote chats to face-to-face meeting

American teenagers are starting to prefer communicating via text instead of meeting face-to-face, according…

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