bdnews24.com - Home https://bdnews24.com/ The RSS feed of bdnews24.com en Bangladesh News 24 Hours Ltd. 2017-09-13 06:22:35.0 2017-09-13 06:22:35.0 Home Singapore Airlines wins top prize after 10 years in wilderness https://bdnews24.com/aviation/2018/07/20/singapore-airlines-wins-top-prize-after-10-years-in-wilderness After 10 years in the wilderness -- if a premium airline that flies direct to more than 60 destinations can truly experience a wilderness -- Singapore Airlines is back on top, CNN reports. 2018-07-20 15:41:56.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/20/aviation.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/aviation.jpg https://bdnews24.com/aviation/2018/07/20/singapore-airlines-wins-top-prize-after-10-years-in-wilderness BNP moves to hold rally for the first time in two years https://bdnews24.com/politics/2018/07/20/bnp-moves-to-hold-rally-for-the-first-time-in-two-years The BNP is going to hold a rally in the capital after two and a half years to demand the release of Chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail. 2018-07-20 14:33:08.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/02/08/bnp-office-paltan.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/bnp-office-paltan.jpg https://bdnews24.com/politics/2018/07/20/bnp-moves-to-hold-rally-for-the-first-time-in-two-years Three workers die as truck falls into ditch in Jamalpur https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/20/three-workers-die-as-truck-falls-into-ditch-in-jamalpur At least three workers died while three others were injured after a truck plunged into a roadside ditch in Jamalpur. 2018-07-20 13:08:24.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/20/jamaplur-road-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Jamaplur-road-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/20/three-workers-die-as-truck-falls-into-ditch-in-jamalpur Vietnam to deport American detained during nationwide protests https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/vietnam-to-deport-american-detained-during-nationwide-protests A Vietnamese court has ordered the deportation of an American man of Vietnamese descent detained during nationwide protests last month, state media reported on Friday. 2018-07-20 13:06:06.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/20/vietnam-american.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/vietnam-american.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/vietnam-to-deport-american-detained-during-nationwide-protests Election monitoring groups in Cambodia headed by PM's son, "ambassador" https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/election-monitoring-groups-in-cambodia-headed-by-pm-s-son-ambassador Three of the groups approved to monitor Cambodia's election have close ties to Prime Minister Hun Sen, one headed by his son and the other two led by a man who was appointed by the Southeast Asian country's strongman ruler as a "goodwill ambassador". 2018-07-20 12:46:30.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/20/combodia.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/combodia.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/election-monitoring-groups-in-cambodia-headed-by-pm-s-son-ambassador Over 592,000 people live in ‘modern slavery’ in Bangladesh, study finds   https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/20/over-592000-people-live-in-modern-slavery-in-bangladesh-study-finds As many as 592,000 people could be living in “modern slavery” in Bangladesh, a condition of servitude broadly defined in a new global study as forced and state-imposed labour, sexual servitude and forced marriage. 2018-07-20 12:43:34.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/20/global-slavery-index-2018.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/global-slavery-index-2018.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/20/over-592000-people-live-in-modern-slavery-in-bangladesh-study-finds South Korean court hands former president Park another eight years in jail https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/south-korean-court-hands-former-president-park-another-eight-years-in-jail A South Korean court sentenced former president Park Geun-hye to eight more years in prison on Friday after finding her guilty on charges of causing loss of government funds and interfering in a 2016 parliamentary election. 2018-07-20 12:20:38.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/20/park-geun-hy.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Park-Geun-hy.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/south-korean-court-hands-former-president-park-another-eight-years-in-jail Three more die in anti-drug raids in Chattogram, Cumilla https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/20/three-more-die-in-anti-drug-raids-in-chattogram-cumilla Three more people have been killed in anti-drug ‘shootouts’ with law-enforcement agencies in two districts during the ongoing anti-drug crackdown throughout the country. 2018-07-20 10:55:56.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/20/comilla-hospital.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Comilla-hospital.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/20/three-more-die-in-anti-drug-raids-in-chattogram-cumilla Singaporean company director charged for supplying luxury goods to North Korea  https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/singaporean-company-director-charged-for-supplying-luxury-goods-to-north-korea A Singaporean company official has been charged for allegedly supplying luxury goods to North Korea in violation of UN sanctions, according to court documents on Friday. 2018-07-20 10:47:57.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/20/singapore-map.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Singapore-map.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/singaporean-company-director-charged-for-supplying-luxury-goods-to-north-korea Vietnam tries American detained during nationwide protests https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/vietnam-tries-american-detained-during-nationwide-protests The one-day trial of an American man of Vietnamese descent who was detained during nationwide protests in Vietnam last month opened in a Ho Chi Minh City court on Friday, a court official told Reuters. 2018-07-20 09:59:11.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/20/vietnam-american.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/vietnam-american.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/vietnam-tries-american-detained-during-nationwide-protests At least 8 killed as 'duck boat' capsizes in Missouri, United States https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/at-least-8-killed-as-duck-boat-capsizes-in-missouri-united-states At least 11 people drowned on Thursday when an amphibious "duck boat" capsized and sank in stormy weather on a lake in Missouri with 31 people, including children, on board, as divers searched for other possible victims, police said. Seven people were taken to hospital following the incident on the "Ride the Ducks" amphibious vehicle on Table Rock Lake, near Branson, Missouri, Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader told reporters. 2018-07-20 09:39:31.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/20/missouri-map.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/missouri-map.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/at-least-8-killed-as-duck-boat-capsizes-in-missouri-united-states Trump invites Putin to Washington despite US uproar on Helsinki summit https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/trump-invites-putin-to-washington-despite-us-uproar-on-helsinki-summit President Donald Trump plans to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington this autumn, the White House said on Thursday, four days after a summit that led to an uproar in the United States over Trump’s failure to publicly confront Putin for Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 US election. 2018-07-20 09:31:45.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/20/trump-putin.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/trump-putin.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/20/trump-invites-putin-to-washington-despite-us-uproar-on-helsinki-summit Liverpool sign Roma goalkeeper Alisson for world record fee https://bdnews24.com/sport/2018/07/20/liverpool-sign-roma-goalkeeper-alisson-for-world-record-fee Liverpool signed Brazil international Alisson from AS Roma on Thursday, smashing the world record for a goalkeeper in a deal worth up to 72.5 million euros ($84 million). 2018-07-20 03:28:00.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/18/alison.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Alison.jpg https://bdnews24.com/sport/2018/07/20/liverpool-sign-roma-goalkeeper-alisson-for-world-record-fee For experts, drop in HSC success rates is a sign of return to the right course https://bdnews24.com/education/2018/07/20/for-experts-drop-in-hsc-success-rates-is-a-sign-of-return-to-the-right-course A drop in the average pass rate and number of candidates who have secured maximum grade point average or GPA in HSC exams this year may have disappointed many, but teachers and educationists view the results as ‘realistic’. 2018-07-20 03:15:48.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/19/hsc-result-viqarunnisa-noon-school-and-college-190718-0005.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/hsc-result-viqarunnisa-noon-school-and-college-190718-0005.jpg https://bdnews24.com/education/2018/07/20/for-experts-drop-in-hsc-success-rates-is-a-sign-of-return-to-the-right-course Germany’s Veridos wins €340 million Bangladesh e-passport contract https://bdnews24.com/economy/2018/07/20/germanys-veridos-wins-340-million-bangladesh-e-passport-contract World-leading identity solutions provider Veridos, a German joint venture, has sealed an €340 million contract to introduce e-passports in Bangladesh. 2018-07-20 01:58:46.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/20/bangladesh-epassports.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Bangladesh-ePassports.jpg https://bdnews24.com/economy/2018/07/20/germanys-veridos-wins-340-million-bangladesh-e-passport-contract Bangladesh asks Germany to keep pressuring Myanmar to take back Rohingyas https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/20/bangladesh-asks-germany-to-keep-pressuring-myanmar-to-take-back-rohingyas Bangladesh has asked Germany to continue to mount pressure on Myanmar to ensure safe and sustainable return of the Rohingyas to their home. 2018-07-20 01:46:12.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/09/10/01_teknaf_rohingya_09092017__0002.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/01_Teknaf_Rohingya_09092017__0002.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/20/bangladesh-asks-germany-to-keep-pressuring-myanmar-to-take-back-rohingyas Prices of purity-measured gold cut again after a month https://bdnews24.com/business/2018/07/19/prices-of-purity-measured-gold-cut-again-after-a-month The jewellers have revised down prices of purity-measured gold by Tk 1,166 per Bhori or 11.664 gram a month after reducing the cost by the same margin. 2018-07-19 23:47:06.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/08/12/gold_jewellery_ap_070517_0001.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Gold_Jewellery_AP_070517_0001.jpg https://bdnews24.com/business/2018/07/19/prices-of-purity-measured-gold-cut-again-after-a-month What's your favourite ABBA song? "Mamma Mia!" cast share their picks https://bdnews24.com/entertainment/2018/07/19/what-s-your-favourite-abba-song-mamma-mia-cast-share-their-picks From the upbeat "Waterloo" to the lesser known "When I Kissed The Teacher", the "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" cast belt out an array of ABBA songs in the highly anticipated film, which comes out this week. 2018-07-19 23:17:57.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/19/mamma-mia-01.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/mamma-mia-01.jpg https://bdnews24.com/entertainment/2018/07/19/what-s-your-favourite-abba-song-mamma-mia-cast-share-their-picks Rohingyas report more violence, persecution in Myanmar: UN investigators https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/19/rohingyas-report-more-violence-persecution-in-myanmar-un-investigators Muslim Rohingya refugees reaching Bangladesh say violence, including torture, persists against them in Myanmar and the overall environment remains "menacing" for ethnic and religious minorities, UN human rights investigators said on Thursday. 2018-07-19 22:20:21.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/09/16/02_rohingya-refugees-relief_15092017__0012.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/02_Rohingya+Refugees+Relief_15092017__0012.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/19/rohingyas-report-more-violence-persecution-in-myanmar-un-investigators Committee gets 90 more working days to review quotas in govt jobs https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/19/committee-gets-90-more-working-days-to-review-quotas-in-govt-jobs The government has extended the term of the committee to review quota system in government jobs by 90 working days. 2018-07-19 22:09:54.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/04/12/student-protest-du-mom-11042018-0005.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/student-protest-du-MOM-11042018-0005.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/19/committee-gets-90-more-working-days-to-review-quotas-in-govt-jobs EU stands in ‘solidarity’ with Bangladesh on Rohingya issue, says a diplomat https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/19/eu-stands-in-solidarity-with-bangladesh-on-rohingya-issue-says-a-diplomat The European Union stands in “solidarity” with Bangladesh on the Rohingya refugee crisis, a visiting diplomat has said. 2018-07-19 22:06:55.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/20/shahidul-haque-foreign-secretary-190718_0003.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/shahidul-haque-foreign-secretary-190718_0003.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/19/eu-stands-in-solidarity-with-bangladesh-on-rohingya-issue-says-a-diplomat Rohingya rights violations continue in Myanmar: UN https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/19/rohingya-rights-violations-continue-in-myanmar-un The UN Human Rights Council said on Thursday that the continuing influx of Rohingya refugees in neighbouring Bangladesh showed their human rights were still being violated in Myanmar. 2018-07-19 21:16:31.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/19/rohingya-work.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/rohingya-work.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/19/rohingya-rights-violations-continue-in-myanmar-un Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/19/israel-adopts-divisive-jewish-nation-state-law Israel passed a “nation-state” law on Thursday declaring that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country, stirring anger from members of the Arab minority who said it was racist and drawing an expression of concern from the EU. 2018-07-19 21:06:16.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/19/israil.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/israil.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/07/19/israel-adopts-divisive-jewish-nation-state-law Bangladesh disappointed at foreign diplomats’ remarks on attack on quota protesters https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/19/bangladesh-disappointed-at-foreign-diplomats-remarks-on-attack-on-quota-protesters Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has expressed his displeasure at the statements issued by some diplomatic missions in Bangladesh on the attacks on quota reform protesters. 2018-07-19 20:53:35.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/03/07/abul-hassan-mahmud-ali-07032018-0015.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Abul-Hassan-Mahmud-Ali-07032018-0015.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/07/19/bangladesh-disappointed-at-foreign-diplomats-remarks-on-attack-on-quota-protesters British queen recognises Bangladeshi volunteer with Commonwealth Points of Light award https://bdnews24.com/people/2018/07/19/british-queen-recognises-bangladeshi-volunteer-with-commonwealth-points-of-light-award Queen Elizabeth II has recognised Sharmin Sultana, representing Bangladesh, as the 61st Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of her exceptional voluntary service in providing humanitarian relief to Rohingya refugees. 2018-07-19 20:30:40.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/07/19/commonwealth-award-bd.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/commonwealth-award-bd.jpg https://bdnews24.com/people/2018/07/19/british-queen-recognises-bangladeshi-volunteer-with-commonwealth-points-of-light-award