SWAT on the way, army if needed: Govt

Home MInister tells media there would be as many as 10 suspected militants holed up in the two houses at Moulvibazar


For Britain, the real work on Brexit starts now

May will ultimately determine how Brexit plays out

Canada to legalise marijuana

PM Trudeau’s liberal government hopes to legalise the drug by June 2018, says report

An Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) tears down the wall surrounding two buildings in Sylhet's Shibbari on Saturday. Militants, who set up a hideout in one of the flats, had been launching assaults on security personnel from inside the building. Photo: ISPR

Indian army veterans
all praise for 'Twilight'

They say the 1st Para-Commando Battalion made the right tactical choices in a difficult situation

US President Donald Trump holds a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, US Mar 20, 2017. Reuters

Trump to roll back climate protections

Sweeping order will undo Obama-era policies, likely to face court challenge

A worker walks past a pump jack on an oil field owned by Bashneft in Bashkortostan, Russia, Jan 28, 2015. Reuters

Oil prices rise on weak dollar

Bloated supply may, however, tamp down hikes

A heart surgeon holds a stent, which is inserted into constricted coronary arteries to normalise blood flow. Reuters

Govt trying to put cap on stent price

The same stent costs here more than five times higher than India

An illustration picture shows a network cable next to a pack of smartphones in Berlin, Jun 7, 2013. Reuters

US may repeal online privacy rules

Congress passes repeal of law barring internet services from selling customer data without consent

Cricket - India v Australia - Fourth Test cricket match - Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala, India - 28/03/17 - India's Lokesh Rahul celebrates after winning the match. Reuters

Rahul, Rahane steer India to win

Hosts secure 2-1 series victory against Australian tourists

Picture taken in Vienna, Austria on Jun 25, 2010 shows experts of an Austrian art forwarding company holding one of the world's largest gold coins, a 2007 Canadian $ 1,000,000 ''Big Maple Leaf''. An identical coin was stolen from Berlin's Bode Museum on Mar 28. Reuters

$4 million gold coin stolen

Canadian coin named ‘Big Maple Leaf’ was stolen from a Berlin museum


Bangladesh seeks more Denmark businesses

Envoy in Copenhagen pitches for more business in the Danish market during Independence Day reception

British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit

The letter will be delivered to the EU, marking formal notice of the UK's exit

Drake performs during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, US Sept 23, 2016. Reuters

Drake breaks streaming records

Rapper dethrones Ed Sheeran atop Billboard 200, sells 505,000 copies of new album