UN chief: Mideast 'cycle of retaliation' must stop

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an end to "the dangerous cycle of retaliation" in the Middle East following reports of Israeli strikes against Iran.The UN chief condemned "any act of retaliation" and called on the international community to prevent "any further development that could lead to devastating consequences for the entire region and beyond," his spokesman said in a statement on

State Minister Palak asks brother-in-law

State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak has directed his brother-in-law Lutful Habib Rubel to withdraw his candidature from the forthcoming Natore's Singra upazila parishad election for assaulting a

State behind forced disappearances of Il

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Wednesday alleged that the state has been behind the forced disappearances of BNP central organising secretary and former me

IMF lowers Bangladesh's economic growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) again has revised downward the growth forecast of Bangladesh's economy to 5.7 percent for the current fiscal year of 2023-24.The IMF made the revised projection i

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 www.railway.gov.bd. 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

BB sells 25kg of gol

Bangladesh Bank for the first time in 16 years, auctioned 25 kilogrammes of gold for around Tk 18 crore on Wednesday, reports UNB.The central bank was keen to auction the gold in late 2022 but failed

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