bdnews24.com - Home https://bdnews24.com/ The RSS feed of bdnews24.com en Bangladesh News 24 Hours Ltd. Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:22:35 +0600 Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:22:35 +0600 Home Tk 1 million in fines for crossing Padma River amid lockdown https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/07/24/tk-1-million-in-fines-for-crossing-padma-river-amid-lockdown People have been heading crossing the Padma River near the Shimulia port in Munshiganj in an attempt to reach Dhaka despite the current lockdown and warnings about strict punishments. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 15:38:02 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/shimulia-ferryghat-240721-05.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/shimulia-ferryghat-240721-05.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/07/24/tk-1-million-in-fines-for-crossing-padma-river-amid-lockdown S African women risk assault to reach work as taxi violence surges https://bdnews24.com/world/africa/2021/07/24/s-african-women-risk-assault-to-reach-work-as-taxi-violence-surges South African language tutor Debbie Odumuko has already survived a shootout in a grocery store since fighting between rival taxi drivers resurfaced in Cape Town in early July. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 15:15:48 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/africa-taxi-violence-240721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/africa-taxi-violence-240721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/africa/2021/07/24/s-african-women-risk-assault-to-reach-work-as-taxi-violence-surges Montana’s famed trout under threat as drought intensifies https://bdnews24.com/science/2021/07/24/montanas-famed-trout-under-threat-as-drought-intensifies Few places in the world rival Montana’s fly fishing, and the state’s cold, clear mountain streams are renowned for their large populations of trout, especially the rainbow and brown. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 14:47:35 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/montana-fly-fishing-240721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/montana-fly-fishing-240721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/science/2021/07/24/montanas-famed-trout-under-threat-as-drought-intensifies Dhaka travellers face frequent police stops on the second day of lockdown https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/07/24/dhaka-travellers-face-frequent-police-stops-on-the-second-day-of-lockdown Traffic in Dhaka has picked up somewhat on the second day of the post-Eid lockdown but travellers are frequently being stopped by police as part of the efforts to enforce the 'strictest' pandemic curbs yet. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 14:33:49 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/lockdown-dhaka-gabtoli-240721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/lockdown-dhaka-gabtoli-240721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/07/24/dhaka-travellers-face-frequent-police-stops-on-the-second-day-of-lockdown Vaccinated people make up 75 percent of recent COVID-19 cases in Singapore, but few fall ill https://bdnews24.com/health/2021/07/24/vaccinated-people-make-up-75-percent-of-recent-covid-19-cases-in-singapore-but-few-fall-ill Vaccinated individuals accounted for three-quarters of Singapore's COVID-19 infections in the last four weeks, but they were not falling seriously ill, government data showed, as a rapid ramp-up in inoculations leaves fewer people unvaccinated. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 14:23:40 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/singapore-vaccination-covid-19-240721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/singapore-vaccination-covid-19-240721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/health/2021/07/24/vaccinated-people-make-up-75-percent-of-recent-covid-19-cases-in-singapore-but-few-fall-ill Your flight has been cancelled or delayed. What should you do? https://bdnews24.com/travel/2021/07/24/your-flight-has-been-cancelled-or-delayed.-what-should-you-do Carolina Contreras, a 34-year-old business owner who flies frequently between New York and Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic, has been using JetBlue exclusively for her trips for almost a decade without a problem. But on her last two flights, she said her flights were delayed for hours; one was pushed back six times. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 13:59:31 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/flight-travel-240721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/flight-travel-240721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/travel/2021/07/24/your-flight-has-been-cancelled-or-delayed.-what-should-you-do The 1964 Games proclaimed a new Japan. There’s less to cheer this time https://bdnews24.com/world/asia-pacific/2021/07/24/the-1964-games-proclaimed-a-new-japan.-theres-less-to-cheer-this-time Under crisp blue skies in October 1964, Emperor Hirohito of Japan stood before a reborn nation to declare the opening of the Tokyo Olympic Games. A voice that the Japanese public had first heard announcing the country’s surrender in World War II now echoed across a packed stadium alive with anticipation. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 13:50:05 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/olympics-japan-tokyo-240721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/olympics-japan-tokyo-240721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/asia-pacific/2021/07/24/the-1964-games-proclaimed-a-new-japan.-theres-less-to-cheer-this-time Sinopharm's COVID-19 shot offers weaker protection among elderly https://bdnews24.com/health/2021/07/24/sinopharm-s-covid-19-shot-offers-weaker-protection-among-elderly Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine was less effective in offering protection against the disease among the elderly, according to the results of a Hungarian study. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 13:28:49 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/sinopharm-covid-19-240721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/sinopharm-covid-19-240721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/health/2021/07/24/sinopharm-s-covid-19-shot-offers-weaker-protection-among-elderly Woman, daughter found dead in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/07/24/woman-daughter-found-dead-in-dhaka-s-kamrangirchar Police have recovered the bodies of a woman and her child, presumed murdered, from a home in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 13:16:00 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/kamrangirchar-thana-240121-02.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/kamrangirchar+thana-240121-02.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/07/24/woman-daughter-found-dead-in-dhaka-s-kamrangirchar Persuasion vs coercion: Vaccine debate in Europe heats up https://bdnews24.com/world/europe/2021/07/24/persuasion-vs-coercion-vaccine-debate-in-europe-heats-up As Europe and the United States scramble to find an appropriate balance between curbing the delta variant of the coronavirus and curbing personal freedom, President Emmanuel Macron of France has led the way down a narrow path combining limited compulsion to get vaccinated with widespread coercion. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 13:07:36 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/covid-vaccine-europe-240721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/covid-vaccine-europe-240721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/europe/2021/07/24/persuasion-vs-coercion-vaccine-debate-in-europe-heats-up UK growth slows sharply in July as COVID 'pingdemic' hits https://bdnews24.com/economy/2021/07/24/uk-growth-slows-sharply-in-july-as-covid-pingdemic-hits Britain's rapid economic bounce-back from the COVID-19 pandemic slowed sharply in July as a new wave of cases forced hundreds of thousands of workers to self-isolate under government rules to limit the spread of the disease. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 11:42:58 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/pounds-sterling-uk-240721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/pounds-sterling-uk-240721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/economy/2021/07/24/uk-growth-slows-sharply-in-july-as-covid-pingdemic-hits Glittering gold distracts from Tokyo woes https://bdnews24.com/sport/2021/07/24/glittering-gold-distracts-from-tokyo-woes China fired an ominous warning as Yang Qian grabbed the Games' first gold, the morning after Japan's global superstar tennis player Naomi Osaka had lit the Olympic cauldron to officially open the pandemic-delayed extravaganza. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 11:40:48 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/tokyo-olympics-gold-240721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/tokyo-olympics-gold-240721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/sport/2021/07/24/glittering-gold-distracts-from-tokyo-woes Nation to pay last respects to folk music icon Fakir Alamgir at Shaheed Minar https://bdnews24.com/music/2021/07/24/nation-to-pay-last-respects-to-folk-music-icon-fakir-alamgir-at-shaheed-minar The mortal remains of Fakir Alamgir have been taken to the Central Shaheed Minar for people from all walks of life to pay homage to the folk music legend, who made a significant contribution to the Liberation War of 1971 with his music. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 11:22:19 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/23/fakir-alamgir-230721-03.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/fakir-alamgir-230721-03.jpg https://bdnews24.com/music/2021/07/24/nation-to-pay-last-respects-to-folk-music-icon-fakir-alamgir-at-shaheed-minar Global supply chains buckle as virus variant and disasters strike https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/07/24/global-supply-chains-buckle-as-virus-variant-and-disasters-strike A new worldwide wave of COVID-19. Natural disasters in China and Germany. A cyber attack targeting key South African ports. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 10:50:31 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/global-supply-chain-240721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/global-supply-chain-240721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/07/24/global-supply-chains-buckle-as-virus-variant-and-disasters-strike Biden authorises $100 million in emergency funds for Afghan refugees https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/07/24/biden-authorises-100-million-in-emergency-funds-for-afghan-refugees US President Joe Biden on Friday authorized up to $100 million from an emergency fund to meet "unexpected urgent" refugee needs stemming from the situation in Afghanistan, including for Afghan special immigration visa applicants, the White House said. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 10:40:46 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/biden-afghan-funds-240721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/biden-afghan-funds-240721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/07/24/biden-authorises-100-million-in-emergency-funds-for-afghan-refugees Tokyo Olympics: Algerian judoka suspended, sent home for withdrawing to avoid Israeli https://bdnews24.com/sport/2021/07/24/tokyo-olympics-algerian-judoka-suspended-sent-home-for-withdrawing-to-avoid-israeli The International Judo Federation suspended on Saturday an Algerian judoka and his coach for withdrawing from the Tokyo Olympics before his event started after the draw set him on course for a match against an Israeli. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 10:03:21 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/23/tokyo-olympic-230721-4.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/tokyo-olympic-230721-4.jpg https://bdnews24.com/sport/2021/07/24/tokyo-olympics-algerian-judoka-suspended-sent-home-for-withdrawing-to-avoid-israeli Biden assures Afghan president of continued US support https://bdnews24.com/world/americas/2021/07/24/biden-assures-afghan-president-of-continued-us-support With the last US forces on the way out of Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden assured President Ashraf Ghani of US diplomatic and humanitarian support on Friday as Taliban advances piled pressure on the US-backed government in Kabul. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 09:22:48 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/ghani-afghan-240721-02.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/ghani-afghan-240721-02.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/americas/2021/07/24/biden-assures-afghan-president-of-continued-us-support Rawhide merchants, tanners trade blame as Bangladesh leather industry troubles drag on https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/07/24/rawhide-merchants-tanners-trade-blame-as-bangladesh-leather-industry-troubles-drag-on Stakeholders in Bangladesh’s leather industry were hoping the trade of rawhide from cattle slaughtered on Eid-ul-Azha would really take off this year, but many seasonal traders dumped animal skin after failing to get the asking price. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 05:27:26 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/21/raw-hides-kurbani-210721-06.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/raw-hides-kurbani-210721-06.jpg https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/07/24/rawhide-merchants-tanners-trade-blame-as-bangladesh-leather-industry-troubles-drag-on Indian court extends custody of businessman Raj Kundra in porn film case https://bdnews24.com/neighbours/2021/07/24/indian-court-extends-custody-of-businessman-raj-kundra-in-porn-film-case An Indian court on Friday extended the custody of Raj Kundra, a businessman married to popular Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, police said, in a pornography case that has stunned the country's film industry. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 04:08:18 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/shilpa-shetty-husband-kundra-230721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/shilpa-shetty-husband-kundra-230721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/neighbours/2021/07/24/indian-court-extends-custody-of-businessman-raj-kundra-in-porn-film-case Blinken to visit India with vaccines and China in focus https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/07/24/blinken-to-visit-india-with-vaccines-and-china-in-focus US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel next week to India, an important partner in US efforts to counter China and in vaccine diplomacy that is hobbled by its own COVID-19 crisis. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 04:00:19 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/blinken-visit-230721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/blinken-visit-230721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/07/24/blinken-to-visit-india-with-vaccines-and-china-in-focus Hard hit by COVID, rains spark fear of dengue outbreak in Dhaka https://bdnews24.com/health/2021/07/24/hard-hit-by-covid-rains-spark-fear-of-dengue-outbreak-in-dhaka Dengue cases are threatening to overwhelm Dhaka’s stretched healthcare system amid the coronavirus outbreak, with the hospitals admitting the highest number of patients with the mosquito-borne disease in the official daily count this year. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 03:57:52 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/03/01/mosquito-290220-09.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/mosquito-290220-09.jpg https://bdnews24.com/health/2021/07/24/hard-hit-by-covid-rains-spark-fear-of-dengue-outbreak-in-dhaka US strikes Taliban targets in a show of force in Afghanistan https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/07/24/us-strikes-taliban-targets-in-a-show-of-force-in-afghanistan US military aircraft struck a number of Taliban positions this week in support of faltering Afghan government forces, in one of the first significant American reactions to the insurgents’ blistering advance across Afghanistan as US troops withdraw. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 02:44:59 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/24/afghan-air-strike-230721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/afghan-air-strike-230721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/07/24/us-strikes-taliban-targets-in-a-show-of-force-in-afghanistan Hasina sends Haribhanga mango to Imran Khan in 'goodwill gesture' https://bdnews24.com/world/south-asia/2021/07/24/hasina-sends-haribhanga-mango-to-imran-khan-in-goodwill-gesture Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent special Bangladeshi mangoes to her Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan as “a gesture of goodwill”. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 01:50:38 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/23/hasina-imran-mango-230721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/hasina-imran-mango-230721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/south-asia/2021/07/24/hasina-sends-haribhanga-mango-to-imran-khan-in-goodwill-gesture Bangladeshi folk music icon Fakir Alamgir dies of COVID aged 71 https://bdnews24.com/music/2021/07/23/bangladeshi-folk-music-icon-fakir-alamgir-dies-of-covid-aged-71 Folk music legend Fakir Alamgir has died from COVID-19 under hospital care in Dhaka at the age of 71. Fri, 23 Jul 2021 23:43:10 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/23/fakir-alamgir-230721-03.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/fakir-alamgir-230721-03.jpg https://bdnews24.com/music/2021/07/23/bangladeshi-folk-music-icon-fakir-alamgir-dies-of-covid-aged-71 Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by 23 runs to tie T20 series https://bdnews24.com/cricket/2021/07/23/zimbabwe-beat-bangladesh-by-23-runs-to-tie-t20-series Wellington Masakadza took three wickets and three catches to steer Zimbabwe to a 23-run win over Bangladesh in their second Twenty20 international at the Harare Sports Club on Friday. Fri, 23 Jul 2021 21:21:45 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/07/23/zimbabwe-230721-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/zimbabwe-230721-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/cricket/2021/07/23/zimbabwe-beat-bangladesh-by-23-runs-to-tie-t20-series