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Daily Archives: March 31, 2018

India’s war on antimicrobial resistance

Last year, a 30-year-old teacher suffering from a severe bloodstream infection arrived in my emergency room for treatment. The woman had been in and...

Shipping faces demands to cut CO2

  Asianbangla, Dhaka : A battle is under way to force the global shipping industry to play its part in tackling climate change. A meeting of...

BNP demands release of ‘ailing’ Khaleda from jail

Citing concern over the health of Khaleda Zia, the BNP has demanded her unconditional release from jail. Related Stories “We are anxious over her health. We...

WB approves $560m for two projects

The World Bank is helping Bangladesh overcome barriers to higher growth. Unreliable power supply and environmentally-unstainable enterprises hinder a county’s competitiveness and poverty reduction...

US investors look for earnings

Nervous stock investors are hoping an unusually US strong earnings season can restore some of the optimism that characterised equity markets last year. Imploding technology...

BB heist was ‘state-sponsored’: US official

The heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the New York Federal Reserve last year was “state-sponsored,” an FBI officer...

Man’s sliced body parts found in Buriganaga

Police recovered sliced body parts of a man from the Buriganga River in Keraniganj upazila of Dhaka on Friday night. The body parts were found...

42 km tailback on Dhaka-Chittagong highway

The Dhaka-Chittagong highway witnessed 42-kilometre long tailback on Saturday due to heavy pressure of vehicles, causing sufferings to thousands of commuters. Several hundred vehicles were...

BNP resorting to falsehood on Khaleda’s health: Quader

Awami League general secretary and road, transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader today alleged that the Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders were resorting to falsehood...

US forces will pull out of Syria, says Trump

US president Donald Trump insisted Thursday that US forces would pull out of Syria ‘very soon’ and lamented what he said was Washington’s waste...