| Dhaka, Tuesday, 16 April 2024

Storm rush forward  by rain increase US flood risk: Research  

Sea storm surges amplified by heavy rain are a greater flood threat to US coastal cities than previously understood, and are occurring more frequently according to a study published Monday.

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American doctor accused of killing protected lion in Zimbabwe 

An avid American hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe said Tuesday that he thought everything about his trip was legal and wasn’t aware of the animal’s ...

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Pakistan floods: Kill more than 80 affected more than 3 lakh 

At least 81 people have been killed and nearly three lakh others displaced across Pakistan in the devastating floods triggered by torrential rains, officials said today. At least 34 people ...

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South Korean PM Hwang Kyo-ahn urges 'MERS' threat has gone

South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn says the country is now virtually free of the deadly MERS virus that killed 36 people and sickened nearly 200 since an outbreak was ...

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A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit eastern Indonesia

A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked the eastern Indonesian province of Papua today, US seismologists said, causing panicked people to run out of their homes. No tsunami warning was issued ...

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A P J Abdul Kalam no more today

Indian-American community in the US joined the people of India in mourning the death of former President A P J Abdul Kalam, and said it was his “simplicity and humility” ...

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A P J Abdul Kalam no more today

Indian-American community in the US joined the people of India in mourning the death of former President A P J Abdul Kalam, and said it was his “simplicity and humility” ...

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Parents demand new investigation of 43 missing Mexican students

Parents and relatives of 43 Mexican students missing for 10 months and presumed dead marched Sunday to demand the government resume the search for the young men.

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China eyes on South China Sea islands

Chinese authorities plan to start a second cruise ship link to the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, state media reported on Monday, in a move that may ...

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Rains and  flood  die in Pakistan

 Torrential rains and floods in Pakistan have left 36 dead and affected more than 250,000 people, disaster management officials said Saturday, with swollen rivers and water channels damaging hundreds of ...

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Saudi-led airstrikes killed 120 in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit a residential area in a quiet Red Sea town in Yemen, killing at least 120 people in the deadliest strike against civilians since the March offensive ...

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China running on world’s biggest nuclear power expansion 

China began working on a new atomic power plant, taking the number of its nuclear power units under construction to 26 and making it the largest expansion of nuclear power ...

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Barack Obama says  ‘Africa is on the move’

President Barack Obama says good-governance and inclusivity for women and minorities are keys to entrepreneurship taking off in Africa. Obama is speaking at a U.S.

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Chinese Spartans in Beijing

A salad store paraded dozens of half-naked Western men dressed as Spartans through China’s capital as a publicity stunt, causing a stir and drawing a crackdown by police who were ...

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Pakistan floods dies from more than 12

Pakistani authorities say flash floods, triggered by monsoon rains, have killed 12 more people across the country, bringing the overall death toll since early last week to 15, as rescuers ...

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President Obama at father's home 

President Barack Obama departed for Kenya on Thursday, his first trip to his father’s homeland as US President, kicking off a swing through Africa that will also include a stop ...

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Guantanamo prison is going to close

The White House is in the "finalstages" of drafting a plan to close the contentious Guantanamo Bay prison and will submit it for review by lawmakers, spokesman Josh Earnest said ...

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US presidents says "Risk of war in Middle East without Iran nuke deal"

A risk of war in the Middle East looms large in the absence of an Iranian nuclear deal which was achieved last week, US President Barack Obama has said as ...

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Greek banks reopen and  taxes rise

Greece’s government hiked taxes and paid billions of euros to its creditors today, as banks reopened just days after the debt-laden country reached a reforms-for-cash deal with its European partners. ...

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 Research study claimed Climate change caused Russian flood

Scientists presented rare evidence Monday linking climate change to a specific weather disaster: flooding that killed more than 170 people in Russia in 2012.

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