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 In setback for Apple, EU seeks common charger for all phones https://bdnews24.com/technology/2021/09/23/in-setback-for-apple-eu-seeks-common-charger-for-all-phones The European Union unveiled plans Thursday to make USB-C connectors the standard charging port for all smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices sold across the bloc, an initiative it says will reduce environmental waste but that is likely to hit Apple the hardest. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 22:50:25 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/apple-iphone-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/apple-iphone-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/technology/2021/09/23/in-setback-for-apple-eu-seeks-common-charger-for-all-phones Lukaku questions impact of taking knee in battle against racism https://bdnews24.com/sport/2021/09/23/lukaku-questions-impact-of-taking-knee-in-battle-against-racism Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has questioned the impact of taking the knee in the battle against racism, saying on Thursday that it was possible to take "stronger positions". Thu, 23 Sep 2021 22:17:30 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/romelu-lukaku-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/romelu-lukaku-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/sport/2021/09/23/lukaku-questions-impact-of-taking-knee-in-battle-against-racism US special envoy for Haiti resigns amid deportations: report https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/09/23/us-special-envoy-for-haiti-resigns-amid-deportations-report The US special envoy for Haiti, Ambassador Daniel Foote, has resigned, a senior State Department official said on Thursday, amid mass deportations of Haitians who fled recent political turmoil and natural disasters at home. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 22:12:30 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/haiti-migrants-230921-01.jpg1/ALTERNATES/w140/haiti-migrants-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/09/23/us-special-envoy-for-haiti-resigns-amid-deportations-report Novavax applies to WHO for emergency listing of COVID-19 vaccine https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/09/23/novavax-applies-to-who-for-emergency-listing-of-covid-19-vaccine Novavax Inc and its partner Serum Institute of India have applied to the World Health Organisation for an emergency use listing of Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine, the company said on Thursday. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 22:08:09 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/novavax-logo-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/novavax-logo-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/09/23/novavax-applies-to-who-for-emergency-listing-of-covid-19-vaccine Singapore reports highest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/09/23/singapore-reports-highest-single-day-rise-in-covid-19-cases Singapore's health ministry reported 1,504 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the highest since the beginning of the pandemic. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:26:39 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/commuters-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/commuters-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/09/23/singapore-reports-highest-single-day-rise-in-covid-19-cases NBR sues Grameen Bank for Tk 670m VAT ‘evasion’ https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/09/23/nbr-sues-grameen-bank-for-tk-670m-vat-evasion The National Board of Revenue has sued Grameen Bank on charges of evading Tk 670 million in value-added tax on charges, fees and commissions for microcredit. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:15:47 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/grameen-bank-190921-02.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/grameen-bank-190921-02.jpg https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/09/23/nbr-sues-grameen-bank-for-tk-670m-vat-evasion Big Tech targeted by US and EU in draft memo ahead of tech and trade meeting https://bdnews24.com/technology/2021/09/23/big-tech-targeted-by-us-and-eu-in-draft-memo-ahead-of-tech-and-trade-meeting The United States and European Union plan to take a more unified approach to limit the growing market power of Big Tech companies, according to a draft memo seen by Reuters. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:40:56 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/amazon-apple-facebook-logo-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/amazon-apple-facebook-logo-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/technology/2021/09/23/big-tech-targeted-by-us-and-eu-in-draft-memo-ahead-of-tech-and-trade-meeting Union Bank removes three officials after anomalies https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/09/23/union-bank-removes-three-officials-after-anomalies Union Bank has removed three officials from duty after the central bank discovered anomalies in money kept in its Gulshan branch vault.    Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:36:00 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/union-bank-gulshan-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/union-bank-gulshan-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/09/23/union-bank-removes-three-officials-after-anomalies Islamic State uses Taliban's own tactics to attack Afghanistan's new rulers https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/09/23/islamic-state-uses-taliban-s-own-tactics-to-attack-afghanistan-s-new-rulers A little more than a month after toppling the Western-backed government in Kabul, Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers are facing internal enemies who have adopted many of the tactics of urban warfare that marked their own successful guerrilla campaign. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:28:32 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/08/30/emergency-vehicle-300821-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/emergency-vehicle-300821-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/09/23/islamic-state-uses-taliban-s-own-tactics-to-attack-afghanistan-s-new-rulers Has COVID cost Australia its love for freedom? https://bdnews24.com/world/asia-pacific/2021/09/23/has-covid-cost-australia-its-love-for-freedom In the war against the coronavirus’s Delta variant, few if any democracies have demanded as much of their people as Australia. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:28:03 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/residents-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/residents-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/asia-pacific/2021/09/23/has-covid-cost-australia-its-love-for-freedom Lithuania says throw away Chinese phones due to censorship concerns https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/09/23/lithuania-says-throw-away-chinese-phones-due-to-censorship-concerns Lithuania's Defense Ministry recommended that consumers avoid buying Chinese mobile phones and advised people to throw away the ones they have now after a government report found the devices had built-in censorship capabilities. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:22:43 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/xiaomi-mi9-mobile-phone-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/xiaomi-mi9-mobile-phone-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/09/23/lithuania-says-throw-away-chinese-phones-due-to-censorship-concerns With Roe under threat, House plans to vote on bill to counter abortion curbs https://bdnews24.com/world/americas/2021/09/23/with-roe-under-threat-house-plans-to-vote-on-bill-to-counter-abortion-curbs House Democrats plan on Friday to push through broad legislation to uphold abortion rights, taking urgent action after a major Supreme Court setback as they brace for a ruling next year that could further roll back access to abortion nationwide. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:15:17 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/pro-choice-demonstrators-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/pro-choice-demonstrators-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/americas/2021/09/23/with-roe-under-threat-house-plans-to-vote-on-bill-to-counter-abortion-curbs US envoy resigns over expulsions to Haiti from Texas camp https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/09/23/us-envoy-resigns-over-expulsions-to-haiti-from-texas-camp The US special envoy to Haiti dramatically resigned on Thursday in a letter that excoriated the Biden administration for deporting hundreds of migrants to the crisis-engulfed Caribbean nation from a camp on the US-Mexican border in recent days. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 19:44:59 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/21/haiti-migrants-210921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/haiti-migrants-210921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/09/23/us-envoy-resigns-over-expulsions-to-haiti-from-texas-camp ACC summons 9 former officials of South Bangla bank as probe opens into ex-chairman Amzad https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/09/23/acc-summons-9-former-officials-of-south-bangla-bank-as-probe-opens-into-ex-chairman-amzad The Anti-Corruption Commission has summoned nine former officials of South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce Bank for questioning as part of an investigation into allegations of embezzlement against its former chairman SM Amzad Hossain. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 19:37:01 +0600 https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/09/23/acc-summons-9-former-officials-of-south-bangla-bank-as-probe-opens-into-ex-chairman-amzad India merger of Sony, Zee to create TV powerhouse challenging Disney https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/09/23/india-merger-of-sony-zee-to-create-tv-powerhouse-challenging-disney A merger of India's Zee and a domestic unit of Japan's Sony Group Corp will create a television powerhouse to grab more advertising revenue, challenging top rival Walt Disney Co in a key growth market, industry officials said. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 19:34:29 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/punit-goenka-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/punit-goenka-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/09/23/india-merger-of-sony-zee-to-create-tv-powerhouse-challenging-disney China's mom-and-pop investors, builders and homebuyers caught in Evergrande debt crisis https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/09/23/china-s-mom-and-pop-investors-builders-and-homebuyers-caught-in-evergrande-debt-crisis At an eerily quiet construction site in eastern China's Suzhou, worker Li Hongjun says property developer Evergrande's debt crisis means he will soon run out of food. Christina Xie, who works in export in the bustling southern city of Shenzhen, fears Evergrande has swallowed her life savings. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 19:15:43 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/a-man-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/a-man-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/business/2021/09/23/china-s-mom-and-pop-investors-builders-and-homebuyers-caught-in-evergrande-debt-crisis Russia's COVID-19 deaths return to record daily highs https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/09/23/russia-s-covid-19-deaths-return-to-record-daily-highs Russia on Thursday reported 820 coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, matching an all-time high set on Aug. 26, and authorities warned that cases were again rising rapidly. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 18:59:25 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/med-specialist-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/med-specialist-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/coronavirus-pandemic/2021/09/23/russia-s-covid-19-deaths-return-to-record-daily-highs Nobel prize banquet postponed again in 2021 due to pandemic https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/09/23/nobel-prize-banquet-postponed-again-in-2021-due-to-pandemic There will be no banquet in Stockholm this year and laureates will receive their Nobel Prize medals and diplomas in their home countries, the Nobel Foundation said on Thursday. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 18:45:23 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/the-box-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/the-box-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/09/23/nobel-prize-banquet-postponed-again-in-2021-due-to-pandemic Dengue cases will be under control in a month, says LGRD minister https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/09/23/dengue-cases-will-be-under-control-in-a-month-says-lgrd-minister The spread of dengue will be curbed in a month, following a combination of rising awareness among people in Dhaka, changes in the weather and government initiatives, says Minister of Local Government Md Tazul Islam. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 18:23:07 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/tajul-lgrd-sonargaon-hotel-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/tajul-lgrd-sonargaon-hotel-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/09/23/dengue-cases-will-be-under-control-in-a-month-says-lgrd-minister Dhaka airport launches COVID tests for outbound travellers Saturday https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/09/23/dhaka-airport-launches-covid-tests-for-outbound-travellers-saturday The Bangladesh government will launch RT-PCR coronavirus tests for outbound travellers at Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday.  Thu, 23 Sep 2021 18:20:44 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2020/06/16/corona-shahjalal-airport-160620-05.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/corona-shahjalal-airport-160620-05.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/09/23/dhaka-airport-launches-covid-tests-for-outbound-travellers-saturday Bangladesh’s daily virus cases and deaths at lowest level since May https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/09/23/bangladeshs-daily-virus-cases-and-deaths-at-lowest-level-since-may Bangladesh has registered 24 new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, the lowest since May 27, taking the total toll to 27,337. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 17:19:27 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/22/school-student-220921-06.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/school-student-220921-06.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/09/23/bangladeshs-daily-virus-cases-and-deaths-at-lowest-level-since-may Evaly MD Rassel to be interrogated at jail gate in new fraud case https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/09/23/evaly-md-rassel-to-be-interrogated-at-jail-gate-in-new-fraud-case A Dhaka court has dismissed both the remand petition and the bail petition filed in a new case of fraud and embezzlement filed against Evaly Managing Director Mohammad Rassel at Dhanmondi Police Station, ordering that the interrogation be conducted at the jail gate. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 17:12:28 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/21/mohammad-rassel-evaly-210921-09.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/mohammad-rassel-evaly-210921-09.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2021/09/23/evaly-md-rassel-to-be-interrogated-at-jail-gate-in-new-fraud-case An experiment to stop online abuse falls short in Germany https://bdnews24.com/world/europe/2021/09/23/an-experiment-to-stop-online-abuse-falls-short-in-germany Scrolling through her social media feed, Laura Dornheim is regularly stopped cold by a new blast of abuse aimed at her, including from people threatening to kill or sexually assault her. One person last year said that he looked forward to meeting her in person so he could punch her teeth out. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 16:56:04 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/german-parliament-candidate-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/german-parliament-candidate-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/europe/2021/09/23/an-experiment-to-stop-online-abuse-falls-short-in-germany Vaccine spat is unhealthy for UK-India trade talks https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/09/23/vaccine-spat-is-unhealthy-for-uk-india-trade-talks UK’s position on India’s vaccine program is an awkward backdrop to trade talks scheduled for later this year. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 16:41:35 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/indians-in-vaccine-queue-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/indians-in-vaccine-queue-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2021/09/23/vaccine-spat-is-unhealthy-for-uk-india-trade-talks Biden huddles with Democrats as divisions threaten his agenda https://bdnews24.com/politics/2021/09/23/biden-huddles-with-democrats-as-divisions-threaten-his-agenda President Joe Biden huddled with congressional Democrats on Wednesday to try to break through a potentially devastating impasse over his multitrillion-dollar domestic agenda, toiling to bridge intraparty divisions over an ambitious social safety net bill and a major infrastructure measure as Congress raced to head off a fiscal calamity. Thu, 23 Sep 2021 16:39:42 +0600 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2021/09/23/biden-dems-230921-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/biden-dems-230921-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/politics/2021/09/23/biden-huddles-with-democrats-as-divisions-threaten-his-agenda