Gaza famine 'almost inevitable': UN

The UN and other humanitarian actors have not yet declared a state of famine in Gaza, despite worsening conditions in the Palestinian territory since the war started with the Hamas attacks on Israel on October 7.However, "once a famine is declared, it is too late for too many people", said Jens Laerke, spokesman for the UN humanitarian agency OCHA. "We don't want to get to that situation and we need th

Portfolios distributed among 7 state min

Seven new state ministers of the Cabinet were sworn-in at Bangabhaban Durbar Hall on Friday (March 1) evening. After the sworn-in ceremony, the Cabinet Division issued a gazette notification rega

BNP leader Altaf walks out of jail after

  BNP vice-chairman Air Vice Marshal (retd) Altaf Hossain Choudhury released from jail on Sunday night after serving jail for three-month 23 days.A large number of party

BB prints money to feed S Alam’s banks

The Bangladesh Bank has taken a step by printing money to provide loans to five crisis-hit Shariah-based banks, which are all controlled by Chattogram-based S Alam Group. Despite having no money

Police files case over Bailey Road fire

A case has been filed over the death of 46 people in a fire incident at Bailey Road in the capital.Some unknown persons have been made accused in the case.Being the plaintiff, Ramna police lodged the

CNN Chairman and CEO Chris Licht quits job

Daily Bangla Times :  Chris Licht, the embattled chief executive and chairman of CNN, whose brief one-year tenure at the network was stained by a series of severe missteps, announced on Wednesday

One more dies from Covid, positivity rate 11pc

  One more person died from COVID-19 in the country during the last 24 hours as of Friday morning, raising the number of fatalities from the viral disease to 29,488.In addition, 33 new cases were reported across the country during this time, ac

Book fair extended till March 2

Amar Ekushey Book Fair has been extended for two days as organisers decided to continue it till March 2. Ministry of Cultural Affairs Secretary Khalil Ahmed confirmed the matter to the media on T

International Women's Day tomorrow

Daily Bangla Times: International Women's Day will be observed tomorrow (Mar 8) across the country as elsewhere in the world with the theme 'Digit ALL: Innovation and technology for gender equali

Dhaka, Chattogram st

Daily Bangla Times: The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) fell slightly in the morning trade today.The DSEX, the benchmark index of the top bourse in Ba

Bangladesh Railway W

Bangladesh Railway wayman job circular 2023 is published at Railway Bangladesh job circular offers some new vacancies in this post

Fertilizer price inc

Daily Bangla Times; Price of fertilizer has increased by 105% in Bangladesh while sugar’s price by 60%, petrol’s price by 47%, and sanitary p

Two Bangladeshi hajj

Two Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims were killed in a road accident in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night. The deceased are Sagor Jomaddar, 23, son of Motah

Facebook`s ad agency

Daily Bangla Times: In a major setback to businesses in Bangladesh, Facebook's ad agency, Httpool, cited the lack of USD currency and difficulties with remittances abroad as the reasons for the c

RMG sector: Exports

In 2023, Bangladesh's garment sector faced challenges in the US market as exports of Bangladesh-made garments to the country decreased by $2.44 billion. Interestingly, the top five garment-export

Saudi to fine up to

   Saudi Arabia has warned visitors and residents against participating in the upcoming Hajj season 2024 without obtaining necessary permits, BSS reported citing Gulf News. To ensu

Commercial US spaces

  A Houston-based company has landed America's first spaceship on the Moon in more than 50 years, part of a new fleet of NASA-funded, uncrewed commercial robots intended to pave the way for