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Tulip Siddiq appointed as UK's shadow economic secretary

Tulip Siddiq, a member of British parliament and granddaughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has been appointed as the shadow economic secretary of the United Kingdom (UK)

Tulip Siddiq appointed as UK's shadow economic secretary

'British Council helps to bring the best ideas from the UK to Bangladesh'

Stevie Spring CBE became chairman of the British Council in August 2019. She came here to attend the 70th founding anniversary of The British Council’s Dhaka office. Ahmed Deepto of Prothom Alo ...

Stevie Spring CBE

G7 ministers meet as Omicron spreads around globe

G7 health ministers were to hold an emergency meeting Monday on the new Omicron Covid-19 strain spreading the globe and forcing border closures, as experts race to understand what the variant means ...

G7 ministers meet as new Covid strain spreads around the globe

Khaleda Zia diagnosed with liver cirrhosis: Medical board

BNP chairperson and former prime minister Khaleda Zia has been diagnosed with liver cirrhosis.

Khaleda Zia diagnosed with liver cirrhosis: Medical board

New Covid strain hits Europe as southern Africa flights banned

A new Covid-19 strain first detected in southern Africa emerged in Europe and Israel on Friday as nations rushed to ban flights to slow the spread of the variant, feared able to overwhelm current ...

New Covid strain hits Europe as southern Africa flights banned

Dhaka-London to hold defence dialogue soon

Bangladesh High Commission in the UK hoped to strengthen multi-dimensional cooperation in defence including implementation of the Bangladesh Forces Goal 2030

Dhaka-London to hold defence dialogue soon

27 die in Channel’s deadliest migrant boat tragedy

At least 27 migrants trying to reach England from France died on Wednesday when their boat sank off the northern French coast, the deadliest disaster since the Channel became a hub for clandestine ...

A funeral van leaves the port of Calais, northern France, after at least 27 migrants died in the sinking of their boat off the city's coast while attempting to cross the channel into England

US, Australia, UK sign key deal in nuclear sub alliance

Australia formally embarked Monday on a hotly-contested programme to equip its navy with nuclear-powered submarines in a new defence alliance with Britain and the United States

Diagrams and key data on the conventional submarine proposed by France to Australia and two types of submarines, British and American, which are nuclear powered.

Britain seeks ban of single use plastic plates and cutlery in England

Single-use plastic plates and cutlery and polystyrene cups could all be banned in England as the British government seeks to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste, it said on Saturday.

Britain seeks ban of single use plastic plates and cutlery in England

PM Hasina to brief media on UK, France visit Wednesday

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will address a press conference tomorrow afternoon to brief the media about her recently-concluded visit to the United Kingdom (UK) and France

PM Sheikh Hasina
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